But others see the move as a definitive way to crush spammers and phishers--or criminals who attempt to extract credit card numbers and other data from consumers by sending slickly designed e-mails that appear to be from highly respected companies.
Internet postage will also mean that e-mail marketers will not have to spend as much time retooling message designs to ensure their e-mails get through the filters of internet service providers like AOL and Yahoo, supporters say.
Parents don't always realize that the e-mails
they send have to be printed ($$$) and delivered (time).
This is particularly important with fraudulent e-mails
that depend on faked ("spoofed") addresses.
The research firm's study "Anti-Spam Market Trends, 2003-2007" predicted that dealing with spam e-mails
will cost companies around the world $20.
The best way to deliver relevant e-mails
is to ask your customers what they want to hear about from you--what topics, products, or services.
While 95% of those surveyed deem e-mail
writing skills to be 'extremely important,' 'very important' or 'important' to the effectiveness of doing their jobs, many indicated that they would like to improve their own e-mail
writing skills in order to get people to act or respond in a more timely manner, create a good first impression, and make e-mails
clearer, shorter, and easier-to-read.
In-boxes with zero spam are used more productively and fewer legitimate e-mails
are accidentally deleted.
It almost guarantees that important e-mails
that should be retained will be deleted.
Many employees use their e-mail
as a file storage system and simply never delete e-mails
or outdated attachments.
NEW YORK -- Adding Top-Tier E-Mail
Acquisition, List Management and Market Research Services to Return Path's E-mail
Performance Suite Creates Unrivaled E-mail
6 million personal e-mails
that discussed romances, affairs, divorces and marriages -- with senders' and receivers' names attached.
Secluda Technologies newly announced product the AP Intelligent Mail Switch has kept customers' e-mail
infrastructure operating during "MyDoom" attacks.
America -- E-Mail
Filter: Keeps out unwanted e-mails
-- Instant-on for immediate access to your e-mails
In one case, a company - not identified by name - conceded that it was able to respond to only 10 percent of the 20,000 e-mails
it received each day.