Freemail netiquette tips for email tools. Semi-professional addresses with professional tools require certain protocol. Personal address is unprofessional for work contact. Communication to and from domains that provide free network addresses. Using registered domain names based on earning or learning association. Difference between social and professional messages.
Use the right domain for effective communication. Contact from a social account for working reasons sends the wrong message. A mixed signal. Alerts recipients of possible problems in the future.
Millennials, students, and workers who use free and work or school addresses. Distinguish between appropriate and inappropriate email activity based on the content of the message. Work is a separate address from social. Educational accounts include both. It depends.
Electronic message content and delivery. Internet communication. On phones, laptops, desktops, or other devices. When we get and send electronic mail. People age twenty to forty are the key demographic for commercial contact.
What Is Freemail?
Freemail is a freemium business model for email service. Accounts are free to set up. In return, ads are shown in the web and mobile app. Outlook by Microsoft and Gmail by Alphabet are the biggest service providers.
They are feature rich services. Some of the benefits include account aggregation, folder organization, filters, and alias addresses. The services can check other accounts. Then, deliver messages from those accounts to you inside the freemail app. Both Outlook and Gmail can do it.
Folder organization for account management is helpful as well. There are default folders to manage incoming mail already set up. You can set up your own as well. Filters exist for spam.
Free Email Netiquette Social Contact
First, social is person to person. Also, we buy stuff for personal reasons. Then, not for making money. Hence, for living. In addition, entertainment. And so, pleasure. Accordingly, contact for social reasons from personal email. Given, proper netiquette to ignore business requests from unknown contacts. So, don’t do transactions with people you don’t know.
In any event, contact for interests outside of being paid to do something. Newsletters are gray mail. We sign up for them to get deals on stuff we want. Information as well. Friends, family, and associations are not business related.
Next, we accept people we don’t know. It follows, many accept friend requests from people they do not actually know. After, get to know them for real before processing a transaction. Thus, an electronic message outside the network is out of bounds.
This is common on professional social networks. Connections come from a Friend Of A Friend (FOAF). Online classmates, group members, and other contacts make legitimate professional connections. They do not necessarily make legitimate business or intimate partners.
Personal Email Contact
A request to do business with someone you do not know is a common hoax. Hence, less information about the endeavor up front. As a result, more likely it is a scam. Intimate relationship requests often segway into fraud. A kind of spam in a personal inbox.
Thus, an intimate request up front is most likely fake. Often times the request directs further contact to a free email address. Then, less accountable to the network. As a result, block and delete. Otherwise, ignore. Furthermore, be weary of attachments. Don’t download anything. Delete unzipped files. Scan for viruses a couple times. In the inbox do a quick virus check. Also, after we have unpacked the downloaded content.
Some accounts tell us like it is. Something a real friend would do. Eventually an email is necessary. Still, could be a setup. We never can tell unless we have known a person in reality for a long time. Remember, friends don’t let friends hurt themselves or others.
Free Email Netiquette
Ignore certain requests from unknown contacts. Given, relationships require action. Register for an electronic mail service online for free. Purchase a domain for email and or other use related to earning a living.
Use an account associated with a domain created by a network administrator in the organization. Connect the accounts if you so desire. Forward messages to the free provider. Change the from address in the free account to a paid account by default or as necessary.
Free mail account from a large corporation. Gmail by Google. Outlook by Microsoft. Mail.ru from OOO Group. QQ.com by OICQ. GMX.com by Global Mail eXchange. Account setup from a registered domain where we are in association as a student, employee, or similar contact.
Freemail infographic has a list of the previously mentioned electronic message providers. A quick read infographic to emphasize the importance. Also, the powerful features provided.
Extra encouragement to open an account, if you have not done so already. In any event, some readers won’t read the whole blog. Conversely, may look at the infographic at the bottom. In that case, you get the message.
In particular, GMX has a lot of security and privacy features. GMail and Outlook are products of world leading technology companies. Others are comparable for free email netiquette.
How To Address Email
Addressing email has its own protocol. For example, reply all is seldom appropriate. Could end up sending a reply to an entire email list with unknown members.
- The To: field of an e-mail is for the person or persons you want to act on it because it addresses them.
- The CC: field of an e-mail is for the people who may need to know the information in an email (fyi ‘ers and cya’ers) because it is a ‘carbon copy’.
- The BCC: fieldof an e-mail is for bulk messages because it is a ‘blind carbon copy’ hiding the addresses.