Review: Unroll.me – Email subscription management tool

Disclaimer – I was provided an incentive in return for my honest review of Unroll.Me. All thoughts and opinions expressed in this post are MY OWN and not influenced by the company and/or its affiliates in any way. Y’all know I keep it OG.

If you’re an online marketer, your email inbox might look like mine aka be full of email marketing subscriptions. You can definitely use a burner email when you sign up for whitepapers and other free PDFs, but if you don’t, this tool will help you get your sh*t together in your inbox! Drum roll please…

Unroll.Me says it will clean up your inbox. BUT will it? I signed up so we can test things out!

Before you activate Unroll.Me…

Unroll.Me and your privacy

The one thing I do want to point out is their privacy policy. You’ll find a link to what they do with their data, the anchor text is “Why we don’t charge you for this amazing service.” So while Unroll.Me is free, just remember that you’re paying with your data, which actually shouldn’t be a problem if you use social media. Just sayingggg…

Clean up your inbox

Surprisingly, and honestly, I didn’t think I was on 155 email lists, but upon further inspection, I was on lists I didn’t even know I was added to! After the subscription count screen, it will show you ALL the email lists you’re “subscribed” to and you can either add it to your Unroll.Me, Unsubscribe or do nothing. I don’t know how the Unsubscribe function works to be honest, does it just find the URL in an email from that list and click it for you?

unroll.me unsub screen

I was always the type of person to delete emails instead of unsubscribing because it was easier than going through the hassle of opening the email, finding the link, clicking the link and usually having to select which segmented “list” I don’t want to be on. I know, that doesn’t really make sense, but whatever.

Sushi roll your subscriptions

In my opinion, one of the best features of Unroll.me is their Rollup function. By adding to your Rollup, you’ll get a summary of all the email subscriptions you still have emailed to you on a whatever regular basis you choose. It looks something like this:

You get to choose the date, the time and the scheduling of the Rollup. So, want to get your Rollup at in the morning so you can avoid doing work when you get to the office? Yes, Rollup will make all your lack of work-productivity dreams come true.

You can also choose to leave specific senders in your inbox. So if you’re noticing that you’re missing out on a lot of timely deals, keep them in your inbox and don’t add them to your Rollup.

My thoughts on Unroll.Me

Pros of using Unroll.Me

  • All my marketing junk emails are rolled into one convenient place so I can pick and choose what you feel like reading
  • I don’t actually have to open the email because the email preview is good enough #imlazy
  • My inbox is less clogged now, which helps me unclog my brain
  • The unsubscribe feature makes it so simple to do so

Cons of using Unroll.Me

  • Another tool that you’re giving up your data for… But at this point, it’s not a huge blocker for me, however I can see why this would be a huge blocker for some people.
  • I’m still worried that I’ll miss a timely deal or email

My followers’ thoughts on Unroll.Me

Chris was pretty excited to try it out…

Brittany likes using it to ignore emails…

Liz agrees with me on the convenience of the Rollup feature…

Alyssa misses timely promotions and flash sales…

Will you be trying out Unroll.Me? I want to know why or why not! Tweet me!

 


Just an FYI – I was provided an incentive in return for my honest review of Unroll.Me. All thoughts and opinions expressed in this post are MY OWN and not influenced by the company and/or its affiliates in any way. Y’all know I keep it OG.








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3 thoughts on “Review: Unroll.me – Email subscription management tool”

  1. My voodoo vibes must have been strong on this one! I was just trying to figure out a fast way of cleaning up all the junk mail!
    I’ll be trying this today!

  2. I was looking into unroll.me and discovered they sell your information to third parties. They clearly state it in their privacy policy as well. :\ I’m not really sure how I feel about this now lol…

    1. Yes, the first section of my blog actually talks about the Privacy Issue. But, if you have an issue with privacy, I would probably not use loyalty cards, social media, your credit and debit card, Air Miles, go to the mall or public places… LOL.

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