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How to respond to work emails that upset you

*Ding* You’ve just gotten an email and it does not sound polite at all. Actually, it is so unpolite that it is really upsetting. First instinct is of course to respond and make your points known in the same language and attitude of the email you received. But what if it was not intended to be rude? more
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Email greetings: The best formal and informal email openings

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 or not they read your message. more
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How to take a screenshot on your computer

Are you having a problem with your computer and would like to take a screenshot to show tech support what’s going on? Or maybe you just put together a graphic and want some input from a coworker? Most of us know how to take a screenshot on our phones, but did you know there are lots of different ways to do it on your PC or MacBook as well?
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Capture what’s on your screen at the press of a button
Today we show you ten easy methods. more
54 people found this article helpful.

Are we taking work emails too personally?

Most people have misinterpreted an email or text at some point, and the shift to remote work has only made it more likely that misreading an email will lead to bad feelings between coworkers.
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Think twice before you flame your colleague!
So why do people tend to assume the worst in written communications, and how can we keep from feeling offended? more
23 people found this article helpful.

Product update: create templates in Online Office

For all you fans of the free templates and office suite in your mail.com account, we’re pleased to announce several updates to our Online Office!
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Working on invoices? Why not create a template in Online Office?
Find out how to create your own templates, edit attachments without downloading, and use the new ribbon toolbar. more
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How to zip files to save space – and what software to use

Photos, videos, presentations – some computer files are so large they are hard to send as attachments. And if you have limited storage space on your computer, large files can cause problems.
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Create a compressed file with free zip software – it’s a snap!
mail.com shows you how to zip files to make them smaller and gives you some recommendations for (free!) software you can use. more
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How do I send a job application by email?

Like many other people, you may be looking around for a new job. And one of the most common ways to send a job application? Email, of course! Today mail.com shares our checklist for applying by email.
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Always make sure to proofread – and don’t forget your attachments!
Use these simple tricks to ensure you’ll make a professional impression on hiring managers everywhere! more
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What is IMAP? What is POP3? Do I need to use them?

If you have ever set up an email account in an email program or app, you may have come across the acronyms “IMAP,” “POP” or sometimes “POP3.” Did you wonder which one to choose, or why you even needed them?
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Do you need to set up IMAP or POP3 to check your emails?
We explain POP3 vs IMAP, what these terms stand for, and how using each one affects your email account. more
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Reduce your email stress in 2022 with these 6 tips

No one can deny that our constant connectedness through email, text messages, and social media can be overwhelming. And for many of us, a full email inbox has come to symbolize the overload we sometimes experience in our work lives.
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Make less email stress your New Year's resolution!
So in 2022, resolve to manage stress with our six email stress reducers! more
25 people found this article helpful.

Business email etiquette: 10 best practices for professional emails

From professional greetings in email to a choosing the right closing, proper email etiquette for business can be tricky. And given the many messages we write, read and reply to every day, it can be easy to make an embarrassing mistake. But it pays to make an effort: Professional email etiquette can help you succeed in your career by showing respect and appreciation in your communications.
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Email professionalism means using proper email etiquette
mail.com shares 10 of the best practices for email professionalism. more
34 people found this article helpful.