Is email marketing dead?

Long gone are the days of chatting through AIM and endless email threads. Advertisers have taken to expand across print, SEO (search engine optimization), text messaging, and the ever-changing social media platforms. But is advertising through email truly at its end? There’s no quick answer to this one!. When it...
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My email account has frozen me out

During August, my email account, which has been my mainstay since the 1990s, suddenly became inaccessible – my username and password were simply not recognised. It is effectively frozen, and I cannot send, receive or access my emails. Long calls to Virgin Media’s remote customer service have proved useless....
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Your Email Marketing Is Destined to Fail Without These 3 Essentials

Think email marketing is all spam? Think again! In a world where marketing pitches come at us from all angles and on every device, email marketing has held steady as the favored channel for consumers. When used well, this platform can help you attract, convert, close and delight your buyers. Don’t underestimate it — your company's email strategy can make or break you.
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Imposter email attacks: Overcoming ‘needle-in-a-haystack’ threats

Rob Holmes is vice president of products at Proofpoint. He has over 15 years’ experience in brand and fraud protection, and currently drives strategy for email fraud defense. Email-based attacks represent a serious needle-in-a-haystack threat for organizations. To paint a picture of how serious, consider that in a typical seven-day...

Dwight Watt: How do I hide email addresses in emails?

When you send or receive emails, sometimes they have a long list of email addresses on them. This can be a problem several ways. First, the person reading the email sees all the addresses and, depending on how their email provider shows the email, it may mean scrolling over them to find the message. That is a distraction, and you will lose some readers from reading your email and some may get more interested in seeing names on the list and forget what they were doing.

The CF List: 20 Email Security Providers You Should Know

Email security is a top concern among organizations. That’s because email remains a primary means for hackers to launch ransomware and initiate data breaches. Our latest CF List focuses on email security. Analysts with Omdia, S&P Global Market Intelligence and Forrester weighed in on email security market trends and what it takes to be a successful provider.

How to Track Down an Email Address Online

Most people, at one time or another, have found themselves needing to track down an email address, and not knowing exactly how. Whether you’re looking to get back in touch with old friends, or need to contact someone for professional reasons, finding an email address when all you have is a name is not always an easy task. Thankfully, there are actually a number of strategies you can use to get the information you’re looking for. The following are a few of the foolproof ways you can get an email address when all you’ve got to go on is a name.

Newly revealed emails add to 'growing body of evidence' that Trump was aware of coronavirus threat early on

Email exchanges obtained by the House's select subcommittee on the COVID-19 pandemic "add to the growing body of evidence that the Trump administration knew the significant risk posed by the coronavirus but failed to execute an effective strategy to reduce the loss of American lives," Rep. James Clyburn (D-S.C.) wrote in a letter to former Trump White House adviser Peter Navarro on Tuesday, per The Washington Post.
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Overwhelmed by email? Here’s how to get that inbox under control.

Marsha Egan has a theory: You either control your email, or it controls you. I have 21,000 unread messages — in my personal account, not others I use for work — so it’s safe to say I fall into the latter camp. Email overwhelm can be crippling: Good intentions to read every interesting newsletter or respond to old friends are flattened by a constant deluge of more, more and more messages, some marked “urgent” or accompanied by chains that take an hour to decipher.

How to Pick the Right Email Marketing Service for Your Business

Email marketing services are a dime a dozen. There is an abundance of providers and products available and each one is pitched as the next best thing. Comparing products can be a time-consuming process but it is well worth the investment. As a virtual assistant and business strategist, I have...

Hacked student email threatens high school

FLEMING COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – Late Sunday night, Fleming County High School had quite the scare when students and parents reported seeing an email and social media posts threatening a school shooting, said to happen on Monday. “We take it incredibly serious,” says Fleming County High School Principal Stephanie Emmons....