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Dynamic DNS Services Update Scripts

Strangely enough, I never had any need for a dynamic DNS service until this week. In retrospect, it really does seem odd that I’ve never needed such a service before now, but so be it.

IncrediMail Adds Features to Gmail
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IncrediMail is fully compatible with Google’s Gmail, giving users access to customized email features.

Yahoo Unveils New Mail Enhancements

Recently Yahoo unveiled some new features for their email service, Yahoo Mail. Some of the new features include improved search, Address AutoComplete, and full implementation of DomainKeys.

Google Catalogs – Old Fashioned Mail Order Meets High Tech Search

In addition to Google’s Froogle shopping service (still in beta), which features a searchable database of online merchants, Google is also beta-testing their Google Catalog service. Google Catalogs provides a searchable central repository of hundreds of mail-order catalogs.

5 Things Every Internet Marketer Must Learn From Mail Order To Increase Their Profits Now!

Understanding that the Internet is another vehicle for direct response marketing can potentially make you rich!

Using Demographic Data For Your Direct Mail Marketing Campaign

Targeting high potential markets with a direct mail marketing campaign can be a very affordable and efficient way to get new customers for most companies and entrepreneurs but how can you find a way to reach those high potential markets? Using demographic data could be your solution.

Radicati Compares Yahoo Mail And Gmail

Citing time consumption and tedium over switching email accounts, the Radicati group, an online market research firm, has suggested that current Yahoo email service members do not move to Google’s Gmail. The group also acknowledged that current email service providers should follow Gmail’s lead and increase the amount of storage that they offer.

Walla Launches Free 1 Gig Email Service
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Following up to a story that appeared on WPN in April, Walla! Communications has launched their new free email service, Walla!Mail, featuring 1 gigabyte of storage. This makes WallaMail the second fully operational email service that offers such a capacity, with Spymac being the first.

Using Internet Direct Mail to Increase Your Company’s Profits

“I want to sell my company’s products on the Web, but how do I get potential clients to visit my site,” a client asked recently. The answer is a strategy that has proven extremely effective for many different businessesInternet Direct Mail.

Kerio Mail Server

The Kerio Mail Server is a cross platform ( Windows, Linux, and Mac OSX) mail server. I tested it on RedHat Linux 8.

Securing POP mail access in MacOSX

I always worry about my website. Security is serious stuff, and you really can’t be too careful. I don’t enable telnet, rlogin and use long, complicated passwords with ssh and so on. I use a shared webserver (http://www.interland.com) that allows me virtual root access, and I fortunately don’t have to worry about things like sendmail; Interland keeps on top of that sort of thing for me.

Blocking Mail Senders + The Power Of System Restore

Hi Carey,
I am trying to reduce the number of emails I receive. I see under messages, there is a block senders list; however, I guess I don’t fully understand what to do. Please explain how to use this list and how it works.

Breaking the Voice Mail Barrier

Even if you never place a cold call, you still have to reach people by phone. That customer who was so interested last month never called you back, and now you must call her. You call once, twice, three times, but you can’t get her in person. How can you manage to close a sale if all you ever get is voice mail?

Targeting … How We Used it To Increase our Direct Mail Responses by 200%

A few years back we were marketing a specific type of packaged creative service through our dm consultancy. The service had wide ranging benefits for all industries. As a testing exercise we decided to hone in on one industry and see what happened.

Reach or Frequency? … Which Adds More $$ to Your Bottom Line?

Lets say that you have been given a budget of $10,000 (not including creative costs) to sell a new $800 product or service via direct mail to a relatively cold list. You know that once a new client comes on board they will usually spend another $2,000 with you over the next 2 years.

Get What’s Yours: Stop Waiting for that Check in the Mail (Cash Flow Problems Solved with Automated Payments)

In any business endeavor, an owner may encounter multiple sweaty-palmed experiences. Customers may engage in multi-tiered assaults ranging from vehement criticism of a product or service, censure for (the lack of) customer assistance, objection to time lag for delivering said product or service and the airing of numerous other grievances.

Deliver Profits With Direct Mail

If you are in business, you might want to consider using direct mail to find new customers or drum up more business from your existing ones. If using a print broker or a direct mail agency isn’t within your budget, you might opt to do the mailing yourself.

Prospecting: Getting through Voice Mail

Reaching a prospect is no easy feat. One salesperson experienced a voice mail obstacle that was more daunting for him than most.

Here is the voice mail message: “If you are calling to sell me X, don’t hold your breath for a return call.”

Boy, Do I Get Mail!

As an operator of a home-based business website, I often get mail that reads something like this:

Switching Computers and Keeping Your Mail

Question: I have been trying to find a way to transfer my existing OE email from this old P2$233Mhz to a nice fresh AthlonXP 2400+ I just finished building…and have met with little success and loads of reinstalls. (Cheat-mode reinstalls….Ghost is a very worthy toy 😉

Hotmail using C# – A HTTPMail client under .NET

The great thing about the POP mail protocol is that it is a well-documented open standard, making writing a mail client to collect mail from a POP box a relatively painless process. Armed with basic knowledge of POP, or SMTP it is possible to write proxies which do a variety of useful things, such filter out spam or junk mail, or provide an e-mail answering machine service. Unfortunately, in trying to write a standalone client for Hotmail, the world’s most popular web-based mailing system, the fact that no POP gateway exists rapidly becomes a problem.