How To Never Lose E-mail

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The biggest problem people have in their on-line experience, including business users is losing their e-mail address because they changed internet providers or their provider went out of business etc.

You can still continue to use your Hotmail, Yahoo or any other e-mail account from your ISP but use it in a smart way!

Step 1: Select a domain name such as Registering a domain name is cheap on average $15US/year and there are no other fees.

Step 2: Find a domain registrar that provides free e-mail forwarding/aliases.

Step 3: Register that domain and create an alias. eg. and forward it to your current e-mail eg.

How To Avoid Spam Robots

Written by Jim Edwards

Despiterepparttar fact that Federal legislation (the CANSPAM act) made it illegal, harvesting email addresses fromrepparttar 142454 web using automated robots remains alive and well.

Spammers who need fresh email addresses release software spider programs that combrepparttar 142455 Internet and suck email addresses off Web pages, guest books, and anywhere else you might post your email address.

Once they get your email address, spammers will trade it around like 5th graders with a new pack of Pokemon cards at recess and you can expectrepparttar 142456 avalanche of email to begin flooding your inbox.

In order to combat this still rampant practice of stealing email addresses from websites and sending people email they don't want,repparttar 142457 following tips should help protect you.

** Break It Up **

Obviouslyrepparttar 142458 best way to avoid getting picked up by an email harvester is not to post your email anywhere on anyone's website (including your own).

Ifrepparttar 142459 only way someone can get your email is if you give it to them, that creates a similar situation to operating with an unlisted phone number.

If telemarketers can't get your phone number, they can't call.

If you must post your email address, post it in a way that a robot won't recognize it as an email address. Instead of posting YOURNAME@YOURDOMAIN.COM, you can put YOURNAME (AT) YOURDOMAIN.COM and then, in parenthesis, put (replace AT with @ to email me).

Though it seems like an extra step for legitimate email, you'll find it a very effective technique.

** Use An Image **

Currently, online spiders (ANY spider, including search engines) cannot read text that appears in a graphic or picture. If you must display an email address on a page, then do it by typing your email address into your favorite graphics program and savingrepparttar 142460 image as a .gif or .jpg. Then postrepparttar 142461 image onto your web page so people can seerepparttar 142462 email, but spiders cannot. This too creates an extra step for people because they must type in your email address, but it's an effective solution if you must display an email address on your own website.

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