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GMAIL: 6 Things Every Canadian Business Owner Needs to Know!

If you haven’t already setup an account for your personal and business brands at gmail.com, grab it now before it’s gone. Like domain names, they are Global demand and wouldn’t it be horrible if your competitor registered it before you? Read the fine print as this impacts #PIPEDA #GDPR and other Internet laws Review settings … Continue reading “GMAIL: 6 Things Every Canadian Business Owner Needs to Know!”

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Change your email signature regularly

Email signatures are part of your brand, and have many benefits: If you always use the same signature people will stop noticing it It’s a great way to do simplistic A B testing, share the latest and invite them to join you on your social media sites. Links make it easy for people to take action

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Why does #GMail take so long to display my new messages?

If you’re importing mail into your GMail account, you may have noticed that it can take a bit of time for the new messages to appear. The reason for this is pretty straight-forward – GMail is analyzing how frequently you receive email at each account, and schedules its checks based on this. So, if you’re … Continue reading “Why does #GMail take so long to display my new messages?”

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How Do I Send & Receive Branded Email Through My GMail Account?

Did you know that you can change send and receive branded emails (such as you@yourdomain.com) through your GMail account? Not only that, but it’s quick and easy to set up! Get all the benefits of GMail using your own branded email address. It’s free! Easy to set up on mobile devices, especially Androids You probably … Continue reading “How Do I Send & Receive Branded Email Through My GMail Account?”

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CASL (Canada Anti Spam Legislation): 3 things every sender of commercial mail needs to know

Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) establishes rules for the sending of commercial electronic messages (CEMs) and the installation of computer programs. CASL also prohibits the unauthorized alteration of transmission data. The rules that apply to CEMs come into force on July 1, 2014 while the rules governing computer programs take effect Jan. 15, 2015, followed by … Continue reading “CASL (Canada Anti Spam Legislation): 3 things every sender of commercial mail needs to know”

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E-MAIL ETIQUETTE: Do’s and don’ts you need to know!

E-Mail is quick, convenient and economical. But like any form of business communication, e-mail follows a few common rules of courtesy: 1. SUBJECT LINE–Always use this field and make it as descriptive as possible. A descriptive subject says, “open me”. It also makes your message easy to find again. 2. CAPS–Refrain from typing in ALL … Continue reading “E-MAIL ETIQUETTE: Do’s and don’ts you need to know!”

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BRANDED EMAIL ADDRESSES: Control, advertising & peace of mind

If you phone a company you’ve dealt with (or considered dealing with) and the phone number is “out of service”, you might hunt for their new number. But time is money. You might contact the person you met at yesterday’s breakfast meeting instead. Whether the business moved or changed phone numbers, your call represents a … Continue reading “BRANDED EMAIL ADDRESSES: Control, advertising & peace of mind”

Where can I get help and support for Rogers?

Rogers’ web page for e-mail problems: http://help.yahoo.com/rogers/mail/ Rogers Tech Support (1-888-288-4663) What is Rogers/Yahoo Spamguard Protection? http://help.yahoo.com/rogers/mail/spam/#spamguard Rogers/Yahoo Spam Protection is a feature you have to turn on by logging onto Rogers web site. By default, the feature is turned off. Rogers tells us that all e-mail is delivered, but anything deemed to be ‘bulk’ … Continue reading “Where can I get help and support for Rogers?”

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What is phishing?

Phishing (pronounced “fishing”) refers to fraudulent communications designed to deceive consumers into divulging personal, financial, or account information. Phishing emails often appear to come from legitimate financial institutions or retailers. Such requests may ask for information including account numbers, passwords, user names or social security numbers. These fraudulent emails often create a false sense of … Continue reading “What is phishing?”

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How do I choose an e-mail address?

Many people use a combination of first and last name. Some suggestions for John Smith, President of Your Domain are: john@yourdomain.com john-smith@yourdomain.com john.smith@yourdomain.com jsmith@yourdomain.com smith@yourdomain.com president@yourdomain.com domain_president@yourdomain.com Spaces and apostrophes can’t be used. Substitute a period (.), dash (-), or underscore (_).

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What does ‘whitelisted’ mean?

A whitelist is a list of e-mail addresses or domain names from which an e-mail blocking program will allow messages to be received. E-mail blocking programs, also called a spam filters, are intended to prevent most unsolicited e-mail messages (spam) from appearing in subscriber inboxes. But these programs are not perfect. Cleverly crafted spam gets … Continue reading “What does ‘whitelisted’ mean?”

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Answers to your questions about WHITELISTING an email address

What does ‘whitelisted’ mean? A whitelist is a list of e-mail addresses or domain names from which an e-mail blocking program will allow messages to be received. E-mail blocking programs, also called a spam filters, are intended to prevent most unsolicited e-mail messages (spam) from appearing in subscriber inboxes. But these programs are not perfect. … Continue reading “Answers to your questions about WHITELISTING an email address”