Use Your E-mail Address As a Branding Tool

Written by Wanda Losko

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To register a domain name, you might want to use a special name-find tool at -- it allows you to search forrepparttar domain names containing your specific key words. Excellent time saving device!

When choosing your domain name keep this in mind:

-> Select a name that is not only easy to pronounce and easy to spell -- make sure that it spellsrepparttar 109667 same way as it sounds.

-> Avoid hyphens, numbers and abbreviations to prevent future confusion -- unless registering both versions -- for example, I registered both domain names: and

-> Chances are thatrepparttar 109668 name you really want is not available as dot-com anymore. If so, select another, less perfect name, but try to get dot-com before you opt for .net or .org -- or any other extensions. -> Make it is as short as possible. Yes, virtually all one word domain names with dot-com extension are taken, but don't give up too easily on two-word names. There are still many great ones available.

-> Three, or even four-word domain names can be good too if they are not too long. Make sure you count syllables as well. If it is easy to pronounce and under six syllables, most likely it is fine (my has 3 words and 6 syllables for example)

Using your own domain name is not only cost-free branding tool. In addition this type of email address adds instant credibility to your correspondence and - even more important - your e-mail address will stayrepparttar 109669 same even when you change your ISP (and most likely you will, trust me!).

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Unsubscribing from lists

Written by Richard Lowe

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If you send an email to unsubscribe from a list and it doesn't work, you may have subscribed under a different email address. Take a look atrepparttar message fromrepparttar 109666 list to see were it was sent. If it was sent to another email address (lots of people have more than one) you may have to send a blank email from that address to unsubscribe.

Egroups - This has merged with Yahoo groups. See that section for more information.

Listbot - Listbot is no more. It has been shut down.

Onelist - This has merged with Yahoo groups. See that section for more information.

Smartgroups - To remove yourself from one of these lists, simply send an email to Groupname isrepparttar 109667 name ofrepparttar 109668 smartgroup. You can also log in and unsubscribe (or change your email settings) fromrepparttar 109669 web.

Topica - To unsubscribe from a Topica email list, scroll down torepparttar 109670 bottom ofrepparttar 109671 email. Simply clickrepparttar 109672 unsubscribe list. Alternately, you can send an email torepparttar 109673 specified address. It does not matter whatrepparttar 109674 email contains. Do not reply torepparttar 109675 message that you received, as this will simply go torepparttar 109676 person who posted and will NOT unsubscribe you.

Various message boards - The unsubscribe function varies, but is virtually always explained atrepparttar 109677 bottom ofrepparttar 109678 message. I've found that most message boards use a clickable link (this is because they are frequently installed on web sites which do not allow for returned email messages). Sometimes message boards require you to log in and change your settings to stop receiving emails.

Yahoo Groups - Unsubscribing from egroups is easy, butrepparttar 109679 instructions are often hidden or missing entirely. This seems to be especially true ofrepparttar 109680 digest form of lists. To unsubscribe, simply takerepparttar 109681 name ofrepparttar 109682 egroup (usually inrepparttar 109683 subject surrounded by square brackets) and create an email address of that name followed by "". For example, to unsubscribe from "[toms-list]" send an email to "".

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