Taming the MailBox Monster

Written by Gail Hornback

If you use Outlook Express to manage all of your email accounts, be sure that you are taking advantage of using its ability to sort your mail for you!

Usingrepparttar Folders and Message Rule options can be a great way to save you time and confusion when going through your mountains of Email.

First of all, deciderepparttar 109707 categories you need for your Folders. Of course, if you receive emails from various domains and locations, this would be an obvious choice for some of your categories. You'rerepparttar 109708 boss! There are all kinds of ways to sort!

To set up folders:

1.Click File/Folder/New

(You should seerepparttar 109709 outline of existing folders in front of you.)

2. Highlightrepparttar 109710 folder under which you would like your new category. You will probably want to start out placing new ones under "Local Folders". This way you will see them when you are working in OE.

3. Type in your chosen Folder Name, and click OK.

After you have created all of your folders, you are now ready to assign message rules to your incoming mail.

The easiest way to create them is by using existing mail to createrepparttar 109711 rules from. For example, I participate in a number of Get Paid to REad Email programs. I set up a folder which I call GPTREM. It is easiest to click through them if they are all in one folder, and I do it one day a week. But it is tedious to look through daily mail, and move them to that folder as they come in one at a time. Go throughrepparttar 109712 process below one time, and they will go there automatically from then on.

If you have numerous emails that come fromrepparttar 109713 same place, and would like them automatically collected into a folder to be read at a later date, this is a great time saver.

Scary Mail

Written by Gary Onks

I wish it was Halloween mail that I was talking about, but due to recent events, it's everyday mail that now scares folks.

Mail is very important to all of us. We look forward to its arrival each day. From a business perspective, mail is an essential part of our daily activities. As individuals we look forward to getting letters and postcards from people that we care about. Whatever our age, getting mail is a decades old and ingrained habit. As for seniors, they will read just about everything that you send them. There is little if any *junk mail* fromrepparttar senior viewpoint.

However, there has always been some mail that most of us are a little suspicious of and it truly applies to mail we get today. Mail without a return address screams JUNK rather loudly and nowadays no address will mean no opening or viewing. A real close second is mail with a PO Box address. We tend to view this as a fly-by-night or at best a small potatoes outfit. After all what kind of business would fit in a PO Box anyway and nobody could actually live in one (hey, it's an old saying so bear with me).

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