Keep Spam Mail Away From You

Written by Deniz Akay

Inrepparttar last couple of years, spam mail has become perhapsrepparttar 109489 most terrible headache of email users onrepparttar 109490 internet. Depending on how popular your mail service provider is and how old your email account is, you may be receiving every day ten to several hundred unwanted emails about advertisements, propaganda, news and a bunch of other topics that you did not and most probably will never ask for inrepparttar 109491 future. Mail service providers have developed some protection systems to reduce this discomfort their customers are experiencing, such as filters, but sometimes spam attacks can even get past these barriers. Even if these barriers are effective, all those spam mails produce annoying heaps inrepparttar 109492 junk mail folders just to take up your mail account's precious storage space.

As mail services offering large storage spaces are becoming widespread this year, people are moving to these new accounts and creating their new addresses. Unfortunately, it hasn't been a couple of months sincerepparttar 109493 most famous of these email services, Gmail, has started giving out accounts by invitations andrepparttar 109494 word has already gotten around that spam attacks have discovered these new fresh targets as well. Althoughrepparttar 109495 number of these attacks is low atrepparttar 109496 moment, it will surely increase and may reach a threat-posing amount in a short period of time.

No matter how wellrepparttar 109497 spam filters are, us email users cannot be fully protected from spam today, but we can still take some precautions to evade these attacks, while registering for new accounts and after. Some crucial tips to avoid spam may be listed as follows:

1. While you're creating an account, do not choose a short username. You will receive spam mail due to dictionary attacks. For example, think ofrepparttar 109498 username "angel". Each address starting withrepparttar 109499 word "angel" will receive a spam mail: angel@ angels@ angelic@ angelica@ angelina@ ...

2. Since usernames that are to be attacked are generated fromrepparttar 109500 first few letters, it's better to startrepparttar 109501 username with letter or number series without a meaning: Example: ytgkj.username@ or 72149.username@

3. It's always better to use special characters inrepparttar 109502 user name if they are allowed. Example: user-name@, user_name@ or

4. If you are sure that it's a spam mail, do NOT clickrepparttar 109503 links like "Click to unsubscribe, remove your address fromrepparttar 109504 list" and do NOT reply them with emails having subjects like "Remove", "Unsubscribe" etc. These will verify your email address and will only make your address receive more of them.

How to Send Emails that Get Opened

Written by Jeremy Hoover

Recently, there has been a lot of discussion aboutrepparttar (impending) death of email. From what you read on forum boards and newsletters from well-known internet marketers, email marketing is dead. Too many ISPs are taking it upon themselves to limitrepparttar 109488 number of emails you can send at one time, or are blocking your emails from your subscribers inboxes.

As a way around this, many marketers are telling you to get a blog and an RSS feed. This makes some sense, but before you invest in an ebook or multimedia course from a marketer, ask yourself if that marketer has a vested interest in moving you over to an RSS system (i.e., they conveniently sell an RSS starter kit, or affiliate for someone who does).

Onrepparttar 109489 contrary, though, email marketing is not dead. Recently, on a membership-only

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