Promote your web business with every email you send!

Written by Dan Karwoski

Website owners are always onrepparttar lookout for new ways to promote their business. What if I told you could advertise your business every time you send an email and it wouldn't cost you a dime?

When you meet someone you might give him or her one of your business cards. Nowrepparttar 109521 recipient has all your contact information, learns a little about your business and this allows you to expose your brand. With an eBusinessCard you can still give them one of your cards, electronically, using Microsoft Outlook! All you have to do is create your card in HTML to resemble your printed card. Then save it to your Outlook signature folder so you can send an electronic version. The big advantage to an electronic card is it has live links that can takerepparttar 109522 viewer torepparttar 109523 exact page on your website withrepparttar 109524 information they need. Seerepparttar 109525 sample here


Top 7 tips for reducing spam

Written by Patrick Silva

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Top 7 tips for reducing spam.

Spam, also known as unsolicited emails isrepparttar 109523 scurge ofrepparttar 109524 Internet. Like annoying phone calls from telemarketers trying to sell you something while you are having dinner, spam is irretating, frustrating and takes up a lot of your valuable time.

Spammers use special software called Email Harvesting Robots to scourrepparttar 109525 Internet 24/7, 365 days a year to find and gather email addresses.

These Robots look forrepparttar 109526 '@' symbol which isrepparttar 109527 symbol used in all email addresses. Then they extract your email address, without your knowledge or permission and add it to their email address data base.

If you post your email address on your web site, your e-zine, forums, chat rooms or anywhere onrepparttar 109528 Internet, you are laying yourself wide open to email harvesting robots and spammers.

Some unscrupulous scum send viruses through spam email that can mess up or distroy your computer. Some ofrepparttar 109529 viruses thatrepparttar 109530 spammers email you hide inside your system files, replicate themselves and mail themselves to everyone in your address book.

Spam is becoming such a huge problem thatrepparttar 109531 US Government is passing legislation to regulate unsolicited emails. Howeverrepparttar 109532 US Government has no control over spam that originates in other countries.

Therefore, spam is a scurge that governments might not be able to control.

But we, as individuals can protect ourselves by doing whatever we can to reducerepparttar 109533 amount of spam we receive. Here are seven tips that will help you reduce spam.

1) NEVER EVER respond or reply to a spam email no matter how tempting, curious or annoyingrepparttar 109534 message is. Keep your cool. If you do reply,repparttar 109535 spammer will know that your email address is an active one. Do not open any attachments. Just deleterepparttar 109536 spam.

2) Never click onrepparttar 109537 'unsubscribe' link in a spam email. If you do, againrepparttar 109538 spammer will know that your email address is active. He will sell your email address to other spammers. The spam you receive will double or tripple.

3) Protect your primary email address. This isrepparttar 109539 one that you get from your Internet Service Provider (ISP.) Do not give out your primary email address to anyone unless you trust them. If you want to subscribe to a newsleter with your primary email address, make sure that you read repparttar 109540 terms of use and their privacy policy.

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