Posts tagged ‘email’

Why your inbox is a loading bay, not a warehouse

Lately, I’ve been making this assertion: The only person responsible for your out-of-control email inbox is you. You may have seen this email charter that’s circulating…

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In which I judge you about your email address

The other day I had a meeting with a professional person, a freelancer who worked in an industry tangentially connected to the Web. We organized the…

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Which human receives the most personalized email?

It’s a very difficult–possibly impossible–question to answer, but it’s a fun thought experiment. Putting aside automated and spam messages, what person’s email address receives the most…

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Project Honey Pot Receives Its Billionth Spam Message

Project Honey Pot is a side project by Unspam Technologies, and “gathers statistics on Internet robots and the spammers who sometimes use them to steal email…

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Just Getting Started With Her Birth Process

Julie emailed one of our clients with some questions yesterday, and got this response: Hey Julie,My wife (and soon to be born child) is just getting…

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Email Needs a “My Colleague Can Ignore This Message” Button

Julie and I work together on most Capulet projects. As a result, we both get CC’d on a lot of email. In 80% of cases, only…

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Gmail Has Solved Our Email Spam Problem

About a year ago, I switched both my personal and email accounts over to Gmail for Domains. For the uninitiated, this means that we use the…

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If an Organization Only Publishes an Email Address, They Probably Don’t Want to Help You

We’ve all had this experience: you send an email message to an organization, and you never hear back from them. It’s a story as old as…

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