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Having trouble sending with Outlook on Windows 10?

Since downloading Windows 10, a lot of people have been experiencing issues sending mails via Outlook. You may see the following error message: User account – Sending’ reported error (0x800CCC13): ‘Cannot connect to the network. Verify your network connection or modem. If this happens, you’ll need to repair corrupted files by using the Windows System File Checker […]

8 Things to Avoid with Unsubscribe Links

Some email senders abuse unsubscribe best practices so badly it seems like they’ve gone a step beyond just ignoring the best practices. They appear to almost want to get their messages marked as spam. To call these bad senders out and to clarify what’s okay and not okay for the rest of us, we’ve put […]

11 Ways to Improve Email Security

Hackers abound. We see more and more news headlines about not just eBay accounts getting hacked, but major international banks getting hacked. And while there’s no sane way for the average person to be sure their information is 100% forever safe (you can’t even buy laundry soap at Target 100% safely) there are quite a […]

How to Avoid Spam Traps, Honey Pots and Malformed Addresses

There’s a battle being waged just beyond your inbox. You can’t hear it, and you can rarely see it. It is a battle to the death against spam. It’s ISPs vs spammers, with some anti-spam “entities” like Spamhaus thrown in as covert forces. You, me, and anyone who uses email to run their business sometimes […]

How to Get Unblocked From mail.ru

Emails sent to mail.ru email addresses can occasionally be blocked. Mail.ru provides a solution to this issue by allowing domains to be added to their list of approved senders. Adding these domains requires proof of ownership. This also applies to other domains controlled by mail.ru such as bk.ru and list.ru. To do this, create a free […]

Emails stuck in your Outbox and won’t send?

Having one or more emails stuck in your Outbox is an indication that your SMTP server settings may be incorrect, OR, your SMTP settings may be correct, but your current location could be blocking the port you are trying to use. Whether you use Outlook, Thunderbird, Apple Mail, Windows Live Mail, or any other email […]

Motorola Droid X SMTP Setup for Sending Emails

Motorola Droid X devices require that an SMTP username and SMTP password is used when sending emails. This appears to be a change from the previous Droid’s software. To setup email on a Droid X, you need an SMTP server that can accept an SMTP username/password. The setup instructions below show how to use SMTP2GO, […]