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Reduce Distraction by limiting New Email Notification to Important Emails Only

It can be quite annoying when you are in the middle of something important and you keep getting notifications “you’ve got email”. Those small pop-up windows on the right bottom corner can really divert your attention especially when you are working on something that is very stressful or the work…

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Reasons why you should avoid using BCC for emails + Alternative Solution

Outlook users BCC emails for two main reasons… sending sales/marketing emails or sending someone a copy of the email without letting the other recipients know. We strongly recommend that you DON’T use the BCC field for either purpose. Why? Your sales/marketing emails will probably get caught in SPAM filters: Stuffing…

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Easily find special emails in Outlook by Color Coding them

Here’s a quick tip that you can use to get Outlook to automatically display special emails in a different colour so that they stand out in your Inbox (or any other folder) In this example we will be using this technique to display in green bold any emails that you…

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How to update General Information for multiple contacts in Outlook

Creating contacts in Outlook is very easy and even before you might realize, you would have hundreds or thousands of them in your Outlook Contacts folder. It is also likely that most of the contacts might have some relation to the others for example working in the same company. Now…

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Outlook Notes Tip: Why (and how) we need to make Notes on Emails in Outlook

  I was at a friends office yesterday and observed him rummaging through his desk looking for email printouts… on which he had hand-written notes.  We got into a discussion on why we need to make notes on emails at all… and a way of making notes on emails directly…

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Add Unsubscribe Links to Emails Sent Using Email Merge

A few weeks back we received an inquiry from a customer which read: “do you have a simple , inexpensive bulk mailer program which I can use to send schedules , newsletters etc to targeted customers including an opt out option. I want a once off purchase – not a…

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