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Mailwasher (www.mailwasher.net) - provides an easy way to check and manage your emails before you download them.
There are free and paid versions of mailwasher.
*Block emails using both lists and preset filters *Update internal filters automatically *Filter MSN/Hotmail, POP3 and MAPI email *Create custom filters *Quarantine spam mail outside of your inbox *Import "friends" automatically into your safe list *Monitor and filter multiple email accounts *Fight back against spammers
Paid version only.
b) Server Side - software that resides on your server. This means spam mail will be deleted before it makes it to your inbox.
Ask your web host what spam mail software they carry and how to implement it. My web host uses spamassassin.
Spamassassin (www.spamassassin.org) this is a mail filter widely used by ISPs to identify spam mail before it reaches your inbox. Check with your web host if it is already installed.
The spam-identification tactics used include:
header analysis - identifies spammers using tricks to mask their identities in email header.
text analysis - identifies characteristic styles used by spammers in body of email.
3) Get a free SpamCheck Report
Here is a FREE test you can do to make sure your newsletter gets through to your subscribers and is not stopped by spam software. Just send your newsletter to email@example.com and you'll get back a full SpamCheck Report in seconds.
Make sure TEST starts subject line or it will be ignored.
Now your readers can stay out of "Junk Mail Folder."
Use these techniques and tools to remove spam mail before it gets to you. You will gain more time and be able to concentrate more effectively on your business.
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