Microsoft has several email products. One of the most popular ones is the free version called Outlook.com. However, the feature set is different than the paid counterpart in Microsoft 365 (Previously called Office 365). One difference deals with creating your email signature. Most of the
Email Tips & Tutorials
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Email signatures can be a great marketing tool. However, I often run into people and business owners who struggle trying to get their HTML versions into Microsoft Outlook. The process to add the code to emails is a bit different. Below are two ways you can add them. For this tutorial, I’m using
Sometimes Gmail’s simplicity makes people think it is missing features. A case in point is distribution lists or group lists. Many people think that it’s not possible to use a group in an email. The truth is that you can create personal Gmail distribution lists using labels in Google Contacts.
The concept of email signatures isn’t unique to Outlook. This feature exists in many email applications. However, Microsoft does make the process of creating and applying them to specific scenarios easier. Below I show how to create one with an image. You might think of an email signature as a
Keyboard shortcuts are a great way to enhance your productivity. The benefits are compounded the more you use a program like Gmail. The problem is learning them and committing them to memory. In the case of Gmail, there are quite a few and some don't seem intuitive to me. For example, why is the
Back in the old internet days, people rarely changed email addresses. Today is a different story with people changing jobs and having multiple email addresses. Sometimes email programs don’t want to let go of the old addresses and keep displaying them for us, which can present problems. This
Somedays, I just want to scream when things that did work, break. This happened this week when I needed to contact a vendor by email. This is a simple task where you click an email link and it opens in your default email application. Instead of getting Gmail to open up in Chrome, I was staring at
One bad habit I have is letting my Gmail inbox get too big. I guess this means I'm not an Inbox Zero expert. These accrued items tend to be non-urgent items that I haven’t flagged as a priority. Eventually, I reach that tipping point and want to mass delete Gmail items. There are many ways to delete