In the previous post email SPAM combat strategy: Part 1 I introduced the concept of using tracer emails to help track where your email has been and possibly who’s been sharing it. In this post, I will be sharing how to manage all these gmail accounts using a single email application.Read More
Email is a wonderful tool used to communicate ideas. Email is often used to build community across the world wide web.
Daily scenarios on the internet:
- You publish your email, so the public can send email directly to you.
- You want a rebate, so you have to supply a valid email address in order to get your cash back.
- You want information, a free eBook or report, so you have to give an email in order to receive.
- You want to subscribe to a newsletter, the cost is free except you must provide an email address
- You want participate in a social network, but you must use an email address in order to gain access.
The problem: Each of these scenarios are great reasons to provide an email address. Unfortunately, there are forces at work that want to send you SPAM; Emails that are unsolicited and unwanted. When they, the SPAMMERS, get their hands on your email address they abuse it and share it with their associates who do the same until you are forced into killing lots of time every day wading through an endless sea of useless information just to find those few relevant emails.Read More
I received a Phishing email the other day. Phishing is pronounced like “Fishing”, unlike the time honored activity of trying to catch a fish, phishing is the attempt to fool a person into revealing their personal information.
Believe it or not, there are websites devoted to sharing information on how to phish. These websites contain all kinds of information needed to successfully phish for information. They contain posts about everything phishing related from creating a phishing website to sending official looking emails. Their intent is to trick unsuspecting users into giving up their passwords or personal information.
A facebook phishing expeditionRead More
Choosing a WordPress theme is a very formidable task. Not only do you have the challenge of finding something that looks good to you, but you also have to worry about whether your viewers will appreciate it. Your big question should be, ”does this theme represent the brand I am trying to promote to my customers?”
Here are a few things to consider when choosing a theme:Read More
I recently joined a blogging community called Problogger.com. This is a group of bloggers that range in experience full time proffesional bloggers to bloggers who are just starting out.
There is a section in the Problogger forum to invite fellow bloggers critique your blog, so you can improve and produce a higher quality blog. The feedback I received wasRead More