Reduce Email Spam

Written by Jessica Duquette
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Email Management Made Easy

Reduce email spam and allow yourself to be more productive at the office and spend more time doing something useful on your home computer. Assuming that you are one of the millions of people with a free email account you know how tiring it can be to have your inbox overloaded with junk email messages. This can be very frustrating if you are waiting for an important business email or even news of a promotion or open job opportunity.

As much pressure as email providers face when it comes to junk email, there are limited steps that they can take to solve the problem. Even if you insist on your provider contacting the junk email sender the burden of classifying junk email falls mostly on the receiver. To limit the junk email that you get on a daily basis you should keep your email address as private as possible, install filters or blockers and continue to monitor the situation.

Ways to Reduce Email Spam

If your email filter is not properly doing its job you will have spam messages in your inbox on a daily basis. Each message will probably include a link to unsubscribe you from the mailing list but this is a dangerous proposition. For every time that you remove an address from a distribution list it is added to at least a couple more meaning the problem will only multiply.

To cut back on spam that is received the best step to take is to work with the email filter. By changing settings, adding more filters or creating blocked sender lists it is possible to reduce email spam that is received in an inbox. Now it will only take a short time to scan the junk email folder and verify that all the messages are in fact spam.


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