Trump Campaign Email.
Did you receive an email from now president Donald Trump urging you to donate or to make America great again?
That too without signing up to receive emails from Donald Trump?
If yes, you are not alone. There are probably a few million like you who didn’t subscribe to his campaign but ended up receiving the emails.
This doesn’t only include US voters.
Reportedly many foreign dignitaries received the same emails as well. MP in the UK, Australia, Canada, Denmark and even MPs of Iceland received Trump campaign emails.
Shortly people took to Twitter to mention it. It even made international news as it did involve foreign MPs.
How Did Donald Get Your Email?
Did you wonder how could he have got hold of your email address?
Especially if you did not have a very favorable view of his policies, certainly you won’t sign up to receive his emails.
Could it be a prank by someone? A friend or a colleague.
Or do you have a secret hater you have submitted your email address to the Trump campaign website?
These situations are possible but not really probable.
Odds are none of the above really are true.
Did Donald Trump Buy the Emails?
Many well-known publishers including a Bloomberg cover story indicates, Donald Trump did rent some email lists to send fundraising campaign,
After he decided to run a conventional fund ranging and not to go ahead with the self-funding for the campaign. He was running well behind Hillary at that point.
Hillary already had raised over 40 million against his poultry 1 million something.
So, Donald rent’s some email lists to send the emails to raise funds.
That’s how your email address might have ended with Donald.
But if you received the emails there is a very good chance, you might have registered for some political campaign previously.
Who Sold Your Email to Donald Trump?
You might have received the email from Donald Trump, but renting out a list is a common practice among political figures.
While there are companies who can rent a political email list. Some prominent political figures also did come out. Below are some of the political figures, who have allowed sending emails to their email lists.
- Marco Rubio
- John Kasich
- Ted Cruz
- Ben Carson
- Hillary Clinton
How Much Does it Cost to Rent a Political List?
According to a politico Ted Cruz charges over $22,000 for the right to send a single email to his list of 280,000 donors.
That’s is almost 13 cents an email.
But if you want to send emails to all of his 1.2 million supporters, it would set you back around $51,000.
These are figures for the charge of sending a single email.
How Much are Political Email Lists Worth?
Email marketing experts believe each email from previous campaigns is worth $1.5 to $2.
Remember these are the emails from previous years an email list from 2016 presidential campaign would fetch a much higher price.
The Value of each email from this year ‘s elections would be over $3 each email.
Now consider, Donald Trump has an email list with over 13 million subscribers, among which around 2.5 million are donors.
The value of the whole list is between $30 million to over $100 million.
Even Hillary Clinton has allowed sending emails to her email list from previous campaign of 2008.
And over the period of time, it is reported that it fetched her around over $4 million.
Is Renting Someone Else’s Email List Worth the Money?
It is worth every penny if you are Donald Trump.
He reportedly raised over $2 Million from his email campaign, which has been called out right SPAM by the media.