Certain industries aren’t able to use Flodesk. The reason can vary from industry to industry, but in general, we’re not able to service industries that result in a higher level of spam complaints and bounced emails than other industries.

Some industries, such as banking, wouldn’t be compatible with our platform as we’re not designed to store sensitive personal information for highly regulated industries.

Industries prohibited from using Flodesk include:

  1. Bitcoin and other Cryptocurrencies.

  2. Banking, loans, investments, financial services, and credit/debt management services.

  3. Adult entertainment, including private content memberships.

  4. Nutritional and weight loss supplements.

  5. Pharmaceuticals.

  6. Lotteries, gambling, and sweepstakes.

  7. Lead generation, including services that sell emails, leads, social media followers or engagement.

  8. Money making or get-rich-quick schemes.


Note: This is not an exhaustive list. Be sure to review the Flodesk Terms of Service for a full overview of prohibited uses, industries, and content.


Some industries can use Flodesk with some limitations:

  1. MLMs, Network Marketing, and Direct Marketing

  2. Real Estate

  3. Affiliate Marketing


Note: These industries are welcome to use Flodesk with a verified domain email and following our prohibited content guidelines.

Learn more about using a verified domain email here: Why do I need a domain email?


Even if your industry is allowed, some types of content are prohibited on Flodesk. Prohibited content includes:

  1. Real estate or property listings, including commercial, residential, rental, and vacation properties.

  2. Emails that contain 100% affiliate marketing content.

  3. Sending repetitive content to the same subscribers in a short period of time

  4. Any emails asking for sensitive private information, such as payment info or social security numbers

Let’s sum it up!

Some industries and content are prohibited on Flodesk to protect the integrity of our platform and our member base.

Be sure to review the Flodesk Terms of Service for a full overview of prohibited industries, content, and uses.

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