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Email organization: Two effective strategies for organizing your inbox

Do you sometimes feel overwhelmed by the sheer number of emails in your inbox? Occasionally forget to follow up on a message because it has slipped too far down on the list? Find yourself asking “What's the best way to organize emails?” more
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Professional emails: How to write an effective business email

Email is a basic tool that we all use in our day-to day business communications. So, writing a polished professional email to a coworker, manager, or client is an important skill – but it can take some practice to master. Never fear: By following these steps and examples, you’ll soon be writing effective emails in every situation. more
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Black History Month: mail.com salutes African-American computing pioneers

February is Black History Month! Since it was officially inaugurated across the United States by President Gerald Ford, Black History Month has been an important occasion for celebrating Black heritage and contributions in many different sectors. Today, join mail.com in saluting four Black trailblazers in the field of technology. more
83 people found this article helpful.

Browser extensions and add-ons: What are they and are they safe to use?

Do you wish your internet browser offered a spell checker? Would you like to block ads from popping up in your browser window? Looking for an accountability buddy to keep you from surfing for hours? All of this is possible – with browser extensions. more
112 people found this article helpful.

Email greetings: Best ways to address an email formally and casually

As the old saying goes, you never get a second chance to make a first impression. And when it comes to writing an email, your email greeting can affect the way the recipient views you – and even whether they read your message. So, how do you address an email sender? Should you say hi in every email? more
231 people found this article helpful.

Why did my message bounce? The email header can tell you

Your email is hiding something: All the steps that show how each message got from sender to recipient. Lucky, this secret is not hard to crack – just have a look at the full header. If you need to figure out why a message bounced or report scam emails, this extended header has all the information you need. So where do you find it? more
21 people found this article helpful.

Valentine's Day email ideas: Promotional, professional & personal

Valentine's Day is just around the corner, love is in the air – and email is the perfect way to express affection and send greetings to loved ones. If you’d like to send a special message to someone you care about, a Happy Valentine’s Day email is a great way to get started. And if you have a business, Valentine’s Day emails are ideal for showcasing your products and special deals. more
28 people found this article helpful.

Practical keyboard shortcuts for your mail.com inbox

Searching for the right function to click in a menu can take time. That's why many laptop users have certain keyboard shortcuts they use to speed up their workflow, like Ctrl + Z to quickly undo a mistake. Others simply prefer their laptop keyboard to a touchpad or mouse. more
20 people found this article helpful.

Create an email signature: Examples and templates

Whether you are looking for a way to highlight your professional credentials when contacting others by email or would simply like to let your personality shine through, an email signature is the perfect solution. Discover how to set up an automatic email signature today. more
57 people found this article helpful.

The “Hi Mom!” phishing scam: How to recognize and avoid it

Have you ever received a call for help or a strange text message claiming from your son or daughter? But strangely, you don't recognize the number? Be careful: the “Hi Mom” scam shows no sign of stopping in 2024. more
38 people found this article helpful.

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