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How to keep my sent e-mails from going to a junk/spam folder?

Lately (the past few months?), it seems that e-mails from my info@ e-mail address are going straight to the junk/spam folder of current or potential customers. We are a small business and our site/e-mail provider is GoDaddy. About the e-mails themselves....there are usually 1-3 links in the message, and a couple of phone numbers in the signature. No photos or fancy stuff. I use mac mail to send them. Any ideas as to why this keeps happening?
posted by okay-quiet-time on Oct 11, 2015 - 8 answers

Reading recommendations for serial story I can read over e-mail

I need something chapter-by-chapter or so to read online/in e-mail after I finish Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality. Special snowflake requirements within. [more inside]
posted by jenfullmoon on Jun 25, 2015 - 9 answers

Spoofed, hacked, or nothing to worry about?

I've noticed periodic (every few months) messages/advertisements in my hotmail inbox. I then change my password. They appear to be from me (i.e., intrepid_simpleton@hotmail.com -- I use another name in hotmail.) I saw one this morning, and changed the password. This afternoon I had another one. Advice beyond changing the password (I use difficult passwords with capitals, punctuation, numerals, etc.)?
posted by intrepid_simpleton on Feb 11, 2015 - 9 answers

Is my client an inadvertent spammer?

Can an employer give out an employee's personal email address to a benefit provider? [more inside]
posted by madamjujujive on Oct 22, 2014 - 5 answers

How to get Mail to fetch only "primary" e-mails from Gmail

Gmail does a great job of filtering spam at the site but it's all getting fetched to Mail on my iPhone & iPad. What do I do to get only "primary" mail in Mail?
posted by HotToddy on Oct 1, 2014 - 5 answers

I need a single Outlook E-mail inbox, Easy

I own my own business. After a screen crack on a lap top, I bought a new laptop. I also bought Office 2013, with Outlook. How can I get a single inbox? It wants to set up multiple inboxes and I do not want to have to check different inboxes. I had a single inbox on my Outlook 2010. Every link I see on Google has ridiculous levels of power user requirements that I have neither the time nor the ability to do. Can anyone help? Running Windows 8 on an HP Pavilion.
posted by Ironmouth on Aug 23, 2013 - 3 answers

Help me deal with the large amount of work e-mail I send/receive each we

Help me deal with the large amount of work e-mail I send/receive each week. [more inside]
posted by JPowers on Aug 13, 2013 - 11 answers

Handling work communication with people who don't answer email?

How do introverts handle communication in environments where the receivers do not value email or consider it worth replying to? I find tracking people down to ask questions and make requests face-to-face or over the phone very disruptive to my work pattern (intense concentration for long periods of time) and very inefficient. I would much prefer to use email since I would consider this far less disruptive to both my workload and the recipient's workload. They can answer at their leisure, but I still expect an eventual answer if I ask a direct question (even if it's "I'm too busy to answer at the minute"). [more inside]
posted by teselecta on Aug 9, 2013 - 20 answers

Canadian e-mail hosting and domain registration

Which Canadian company (or companies) would you recommend as a reliable and affordable organization to host my e-mail? [more inside]
posted by sardonyx on Jun 13, 2013 - 10 answers

Changed ISP unable to send email with e-mail account of old ISP

I have a friend who has become totally reliant on an e-mail account, which was provided by an internet service provider which she has just left to go to a new ISP. She uses Outlook 2003 as her e-mail client program. Unfortunately, she is now finding that after moving to this new ISP that although she can receive e-mails absolutely fine, she cannot send e-mails. [more inside]
posted by conrad101 on Feb 7, 2013 - 16 answers

Microsoft Outlook's default search functionality sucks.

Please share your recommendations for the best Outlook e-mail/desktop indexer search tools out there. [more inside]
posted by longdaysjourney on Oct 11, 2012 - 8 answers

Wildcard e-mail forwarding service?

Online service for wildcard e-mail address forwarding for a given domain? [more inside]
posted by pbh on Sep 29, 2012 - 4 answers

How do I filter out e-mails with an empty To: fields in Gmail?

How do I filter out e-mails with an empty To: fields in Gmail? [more inside]
posted by mxmm on Jul 17, 2012 - 5 answers

Should I send another e-mail?

E-mail etiquette: I need to have an interview with my college's contact at my externship. The contact asked me to e-mail her in July. I e-mailed her 6 days ago but have not gotten a reply. How should I proceed? [more inside]
posted by OsoMeaty on Jul 11, 2012 - 9 answers

Sending email to the wrong recipient

Is there a way, in say, thunderbird to specify and e-mail address as a privileged email address? I would like it so that if a flagged address is chosen the program asks you one last time before you send the e-mail if you are sure you want to send it to the address listed. Sometimes I'm a little quick on the draw with e-mail addresses. Basically if I send something to a friend that is inappropriate for say my mom I want my program to let me know that I chose my mom's address instead before it goes out.
posted by dibblda on Feb 2, 2012 - 2 answers

Easiest way to extract e-mail from the body of thousands of e-mail addresses?

Long story short, I lost my contacts from an old e-mail but I have their e-mail/details in the body of invoices that I forwarded to my current address. I've been copying thousands of e-mail out out by hand, but am realizing I'll have carpal tunnel before it's done. Is there a way to do this short of hiring someone to write a script? Tried forwarding e-mail to Thunderbird, but the extension that looked like it might do this doesn't search the body of e-mail https://addons.mozilla.org/en-us/thunderbird/addon/email-address-crawler/ Also, looking into autohotkey, but am under time constraints. Grateful for any pointers here!
posted by capedape on Jan 25, 2012 - 6 answers

I want my emails to work

How do I pick a web hosting service that has an email server that is not blacklisted? [more inside]
posted by saeculorum on Jan 2, 2012 - 7 answers

How to Embed Video in E-mail for Dummies

I just got an iPhone 4. On it, I can take video and then e-mail it, and the video will be embedded in the e-mail. Is there a simple way to do this from my MacBook as well--take video from iPhoto and send it so that it's a nice, small, reasonably high quality video embedded in an e-mail? Everything I've been able to find online seems so complicated. I just want to click a button and have it go.
posted by HotToddy on Aug 31, 2011 - 9 answers

Best POP e-mail provider?

Can you give me a good recommendation for a reliable, cheap-ish POP3 e-mail hosting solution? [more inside]
posted by stennieville on Aug 19, 2011 - 9 answers

The e-mail came fromā€¦inside the house!

Weird Google Groups and/or Gmail issue. I sent a message to a Google-hosted mailing list I am on, from a Google Apps e-mail address, and received a couple of unlikely e-mails in responseā€¦from myself. [more inside]
posted by adamrice on Jul 8, 2011 - 1 answer

No Reply?

You all have met some of those non-responsive people in your life. You engage in a rather personal and/or meaningful cyber-conversation and ask open-ended, non-intrusive questions. After a few exchanges, bam, suddenly, no reply, no apology, no nothing. [more inside]
posted by easilyconfused on Apr 6, 2011 - 38 answers

Mailman, have you really got my back?

How can I tell if my e-mail list is underperforming, delivery-wise? [more inside]
posted by deliriouscool on Mar 28, 2011 - 9 answers

What is the best way to word my persistent e-mail "follow-ups" with non-responsive colleagues?

What is the best way to word my persistent e-mail "follow-ups" with non-responsive colleagues? [more inside]
posted by cranberrymonger on Mar 25, 2011 - 25 answers

maildir + Eudora

Previously functional download of maildir-format inbox into Eudora no longer works despite no discernible changes to settings. (System now wants to download entire mail directory.) [more inside]
posted by joeclark on Mar 24, 2011 - 1 answer

Changing hosts without changing Microsoft e-mail servers

Question about transferring hosting service without disrupting Microsoft e-mail. [more inside]
posted by Victorvacendak on Mar 24, 2011 - 4 answers

My private e-mail invite went viral!

My private invitation went viral! Damage control. [more inside]
posted by Prairie on Mar 9, 2011 - 7 answers

Am I overreacting?

Am I justified in bringing this is issue to HR, or is it something I need to just suck up and deal with? [more inside]
posted by SquidLips on Feb 9, 2011 - 30 answers

"Could not validate this combination of email address and password."

[Gmail filter] I am trying to import all my stuff (mail, contacts, folders) from Yahoo to Gmail but I have encountered an error and can't find the solution anywhere. Help, please? Anyone? Anyone? Bueller? [more inside]
posted by pleasebekind on Jan 29, 2011 - 1 answer

What have I messed up on Hotmail via FireFox?

I have been using Hotmail for e-mail, and getting it via IMac on FireFox. I cleaned the machine etc and now find I am not able to get Hotmail. [more] [more inside]
posted by Postroad on Dec 24, 2010 - 6 answers

what (at) is (dot) this.

I have a question about e-mail addresses. [more inside]
posted by goalyeehah on Dec 20, 2010 - 7 answers

If you answer this, I promise I won't spam you.

There are a lot of e-blast and mailing list software options for PC, but if you have a Mac and want to send out e-mails to a lot of people in an organized way, is there any great way to go? I REALLY can't afford to use Constant Contact right now, my mailing list is large and it would cost a *bunch*.
posted by miss lynnster on Nov 29, 2010 - 12 answers

Need to know when this E-mail was Sent.

What does this header say? When was this E-mail sent? [more inside]
posted by Ironmouth on Nov 12, 2010 - 9 answers

How to export Outlook PST mail archives to a text format

How do I export Outlook .pst mail archives to a text format for backup purposes? [more inside]
posted by snarfois on Oct 17, 2010 - 7 answers

Gmail, iPhone, and IMAP woes.

As of a week or so ago, I'm unable to check my gmail account on my iPhone using IMAP. Please advise. [more inside]
posted by The corpse in the library on Oct 11, 2010 - 8 answers

How do I solicit money for a friend?

I want to solicit donations with a money raised bar and everything to buy a bike for a good friend who just had her bike stolen. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 20, 2010 - 23 answers

I want my two computers to have identical e-mail files.

Please help me synchronize the e-mail on my two Macs, using short words and helpful illustrations. [more inside]
posted by The corpse in the library on May 18, 2010 - 9 answers

Vacation conundrum

Hotmail vacation filter problem [more inside]
posted by Postroad on May 12, 2010 - 2 answers

Stop the Bots Now!

Facebook hates my e-mail address. They're haunting me. They say my address is non-valid. How do I get past their automatic systems and fix this problem? [more inside]
posted by Xurando on Apr 28, 2010 - 14 answers

What e-mail provider should I use while in China?

What e-mail provider should I use while in China, if my school e-mail (run through google) and gmail address won't be available? [more inside]
posted by lucy.jakobs on Apr 19, 2010 - 7 answers

Business e-mail hosting; who, why, what and where!

Help me find a reliable business e-mail hosting provider. [more inside]
posted by jaffacakerhubarb on Apr 6, 2010 - 8 answers

Google Apps in education

Google Apps in k-12 education- what should I know going in? [more inside]
posted by jmd82 on Feb 18, 2010 - 1 answer

What are your MOST useful or interesting e-mail subscriptions, newsletters or notifications?

What are your most useful or interesting e-mail subscriptions, newsletters or notifications? I switched gears recently to get more things delivered to my inbox (as opposed to seeking them via RSS or visiting their site), and I've enjoyed the added convenience, and the convenience of centralization around my inbox. I'd like to improve the convenience even further by learning what inbox messages or services you've found most useful. [more inside]
posted by MikeHarris on Jan 7, 2010 - 21 answers

How can I track how much time I spend sending and reading e-mails?

I am looking for an automatic time tracker for my e-mail usage. [more inside]
posted by k8lin on Nov 3, 2009 - 5 answers

Someone else's gmail

I'm getting someone else's gmail along with my own. What to do? [more inside]
posted by obloquy on Oct 29, 2009 - 43 answers

New! Improved! Mood-brightening and enlightening!

What are some good, fun, little Internet surprises? More like this, less like Goatse. Little things you can make and send to a stranger/acquaintance/friend/lover/imaginary Internet person. [more inside]
posted by fiercecupcake on Sep 22, 2009 - 11 answers

Sync 2 IMAP Servers?

How do I sync two IMAP folders? I currently use Gmail for all my e-mail (personal & work). I currently have about 4,000+ messages archived in Gmail and I'll continue to add 300-500 per month. I also have a IMAP account with my webhost and I was wondering if there was any type of application or script that would connect to the Gmail IMAP servers and backup/sync all of my mail so I know that in addition to being in Gmail's cloud....it is also on my IMAP server in case something happens. Thoughts?
posted by 4chrisd on Sep 6, 2009 - 4 answers

Professional Response In Relation To Private Situation?

What sort of professional response should I write to a person with whom I have some personal issues? [more inside]
posted by Joey Michaels on Aug 24, 2009 - 38 answers

How do I enable print layout when opening attached .docs in Outlook 2003?

Outlook 2003 user here-- is there a way to open .doc attachments in print layout, instead of (what I consider useless) reading layout?
posted by stevedee on Jul 31, 2009 - 4 answers

Error Message Sending E-mails

I'm getting the following message attempting to send e-mails: "An error occurred while sending mail. The mail server responded. 4.3.0 problem running virus scanner. Please check message and try again." Is this a Thunderbird, Dell or Cedant issue?
posted by tangyraspberry on Sep 17, 2008 - 3 answers

secure, HIPAA-compliant e-mail service

I need a recommendation for a secure, HIPAA-compliant, e-mail server for a small law firm. [more inside]
posted by bananafish on Aug 1, 2008 - 1 answer

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