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What industries and content are prohibited on Flodesk Email?
What industries and content are prohibited on Flodesk Email?

A quick overview of industries that can't use Flodesk Email and those that can use Flodesk Email with some limitation

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Written by Petra Molnar
Updated over a week ago

Certain industries aren’t able to use Flodesk Email. 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.

This article only covers industries and content prohibited from using Flodesk Emails, Forms, and Workflows. For more information on prohibited content and industries for Flodesk Checkout, visit this article: What industries and products are prohibited on Flodesk Checkout?

Industries prohibited from using Flodesk Email 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 Email with some limitations:

  1. MLMs, Network Marketing, and Direct Marketing

  2. Real Estate

  3. Affiliate Marketing


Note: These industries are welcome to use Flodesk Email 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 Email. 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 Email 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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