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You've probably heard of a temporary email generator, but do you know all the things it's useful for? Read on to see 3 useful ways temporary email generators can help you.
1- Free Trial Periods for Products or Services. There are endless websites and apps out there that want you to try out their services and products. There's so many you could literally spend all day, every day signing up for them and you would never ever complete them all. With so many out there, how do you know if you're going to like the service or not? How are you going to know if the website is not just some fly by night shady scheme? This is where getting a temporary email from EmailOnDeck helps out. When you try out a service with a temporary email address, and you decide that you don't want to be associated with the website anymore, you're done! You won't get any more emails from them and you won't risk the possibility of them selling your email address to others increasing the amount of SPAM you receive. If you decide that you do indeed like their service, you can simply sign up with your actual email address and move forward.
2- Download or Read a Document. This is a common one and comes in may forms. A website may require your email in order to access or download a file. They may require it in order for your to read a publication or document. You can provide a temporary email to them to access these files. Many sites that do this use the email you give them to up-sell you with more products and services. When you use a temp email address you don't have to receive all those solicitations.
3- Grocery Store Loyalty Cards. Many grocery stores have loyalty cards that you can use for discounts on their groceries. They can also request your email in order to use these loyalty cards. These cards for the most part are just the modern form of coupons. Does it makes sense that you would need to give your personal email in order to use a coupon clipped from the newspaper? Of course not! It stands to reasons that the loyalty card does not need your email either. Use a temporary email address for store loyalty cards.
BONUS- Here's when you should *not* use a temporary email: Registering an account with a website that you will use your credit card with or plan on having for more than a year. In this case, you want to make sure you use a personal email so that if you need to reset your password you'll be able to access that email's inbox at a future date.