More about eMail from BIG Mike McDaniel.
1 Empty your In-Box daily.
Don’t use it for storage. Check incoming eMail at least once a day and deal with it. Move unread mail into folders for later viewing. Free detailed article on how to create and use filters and folders available by eMail.
2 Don’t Set Fire to Outgoing eMail
Hastily typed angry words and a click on send and -poof- there is no taking it back. eMail Flames can burn without your knowledge.
3 Use more than one virus checker.
Keep a virus checker installed and running 24/7 in your machine. Really good ones are available FREE. Use a backup for a double check.
4 Treat Attachments Carefully.
Most computer viruses arrive in attachments. Never open an attachment from someone you don’t know. Learn all about attachments in a free article.
5 Fight Spam Vigorously.
When you “click here to remove” you are actually clicking to double or triple your junk mail. Spam blockers are only part of the fight.
6 Always sign your mail.
Half of 5 BILLION eMail messages a day arrive without a signature. Learn how to tell your computer to sign it automatically.
7 SHOUTING is bad form.
eMail typed in ALL CAPS is SHOUTING. Research has shown ALL CAPS are harder to read and comprehend that regular sentence structure. Better manners in eMail is called “Netiquette”.