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Why is Mailbird the best Alternative to Thunderbird in 2019?

Posted by Christin on January 20, 2019

Change is good, even for your Email. Now that Mozilla has abandoned Thunderbird, it’s time to move on to the best alternative for you to stay on top of your emails. Let’s look at why Mailbird is the best Alternative to Thunderbird for Thousands of users already. Mailbird vs Thunderbird Having a clean interface in front of you coupled with an interaction that makes managing your online communication easier is a sweet deal. Mailbird is super easy to use and promises you will be able to master it within 5 minutes. A great email experience is what you should strive for and Mailbird gives you exactly that. “I’ve purchased Mailbird for my old mother as well, as it’s easy to use. She’s not in anyway computer savvy, but last weekend I actually got an email from her – the first ever, imagine my (very pleasant) surprise! 🙂 For me Mailbird is a keeper – easy to use and most importantly easy to configure!! My 80 year old mom is a testament to that.” Lars – May 12, 2015 We will be looking at the following areas to see if Mailbird is the best alternative to Thunderbird for you too: Layout and UI Most Popular Features Cost 1. Layout  and User Experience Thunderbird is not being updated anymore and it is known for its cluttered and bloated layout and UI, making it rather complicated for new and even existing user to handle the software. Sure, if you use a software on a daily basis…

10 Thank You Email Samples to Wow Your Interviewers in 2019

Posted by Christin on January 20, 2019

For the first few minutes after an interview, you feel relieved and proud all at once. The hard part is over–the actual interview–but now comes the dreaded wait. Did you nail it, and get the job? Or did they hire someone else? Don’t let this anxiety over the response stop you from positioning yourself as a better candidate. An interview follow up message is key to that venture, so make sure a thank you email after the interview is on your to-do list! Here is a comprehensive list of interview thank you emails. Feel free to use them word-for-word, or just the general feel of the wording. Either way, they will provide a great idea of how to write a great follow up email! 10 Sample Thank You Emails After Interview General Follow Up Email After Interview Dear Mrs. Carlisle, It was a pleasure meeting you today. Thank you so much for taking the time to interview me! I truly believe my background as an app developer, and the prosperity of the app I personally developed, ThymeCrunch, really set me up for success at The Develapp company. Looking forward to hearing from you. I hope you have a wonderful day! Cheers, Alan Cho Share a Mutual Interest Dear Ms. Lee, It was wonderful meeting you today, and I really appreciate you setting aside time to interview me. I’m very excited to be considered for the junior actuarial position, in addition to all of the potential opportunities the company presents! It was lovely…

5 Facts on Email Security Threats in 2019

Posted by Christin on January 19, 2019

Still in 2019, even with a growing number of online communication tools, email remains an indisputable classic. With the increase in email usage over the decades, hackers saw a profit opportunity compromising cybersecurity with intricate and diversiform network threats. When it comes to email security, most users don’t have an adequate system in place. Assuming email services or the latest antivirus software will all block cyber-attacks. We have listed the five most common email security threats and how to best overcome them. Email spam can block your inbox and servers Unsolicited bulk email, otherwise known as spam, is unwanted email sent in large quantities. It mainly consists of ads trying to sell certain products or services. Although they might seem harmless at first, spam is far from risk-free. Studies have shown that 14.5 billion spam email is sent every day around the globe, which makes up to 45% of all emails sent. In spite of the development of advanced anti-spam software, individuals and businesses alike suffer the consequences of spam email that finds its way to the inbox. More than half of the participants of a recent survey said that spam was a major problem. The world’s largest generator of spam email is the US. In the 2nd quarter of 2016, it accounted for 10.79% of global spam volume. It was followed by Vietnam, India, China and Mexico. Such a large volume of junk can easily use up valuable server space. It can affect your network resulting in network downtime and…

5 Best Free Alternatives To Outlook in 2019

Posted by Christin on January 17, 2019

Microsoft Outlook has made its reputation as a comprehensive email client loaded with (a LOT of) features, settings and extras that make it a powerful application. However, unless you’re a super user that can invest a significant amount of time and patience into mastering the email app and all of its features, it’s probably way more than you need. It can be overwhelming when you try to navigate an email client with a user interface packed with extra features. For this reason, people who only need basic email client capabilities, such as email and tasks/calendar, are searching for less complex alternatives to Outlook. Plus, many of the alternatives we are about to share are also free—or at the very least, less expensive than the $100+ Outlook price tag for the app. If you’re looking for a simpler interface, but still require some of the main Outlook features, we’ve included a list of email applications to consider below. Top Alternatives to Outlook 1. Mailbird If the complicated layout and user interface is your biggest qualm with Outlook, then Mailbird is definitely one of the best alternatives to Outlook out there. Mailbird is designed around the user—a clean user interface, an intuitive user experience and simple design that allows for quick navigation through the app. It’s because of this that most people can master the application within 5 minutes, whereas Outlook can take days or longer to get used to. A common concern of those not familiar with Mailbird is that it…

The Ultimate List of Best Email Clients for Multiple Accounts in 2019

Posted by Christin on January 17, 2019

In this day and age pretty much every person you know, has at least 1 email account, often more. Especially, since we tend to use email for almost anything we do online. Be it for work, entertainment or just compartmentalizing reasons, having several email accounts has become a common occurrence. Effective management of them all can get daunting if it weren’t for the variety of email tools and email clients out there. This is why we bring you the ultimate list of the ‘Best Email Clients for 2019’. And the best part is, all of them offer at least a free version. Whether you are on Windows, Mac or Linux  you can download any of these completely free email clients we have listed in the corresponding sections below. You can use the table of content to jump to the section that covers your OS. 1. Best Email Clients For Windows 2. Best Email Clients for Mac 3. Best Email Clients for Linux Best Email Clients For Windows Mailbird Let’s start with this lightweight email client for Windows. Mailbird covers a large variety of your multiple email accounts’ needs with many different features and integrated apps such as WhatApp, Facebook, Asana, Todoist just to mention a few. It has a large number of customizing options that enables you to maximize your productivity. Mailbird is currently working on releasing an Android app that will be released most likely in 2019. Check out the main reasons why Mailbird definitely has the potential to be…

6 Best Ways To Find Any Email Address 2019

Posted by Christin on January 17, 2019

Technology has no doubt, metamorphosed every industry in this 21st century. Especially the communication sector, almost every single thing has changed. Be that as it may, one thing has remained torpid, email addresses. As a matter of fact, many businesses are groping their ways on how to find email addresses, to heighten their work. Still, you might want to write to your friend and by mistake, you deleted his/her email address. What will you do? Try the mindless Googling? Here are some great websites to help you search for any email addresses. 1. Email Hunter This fun software will find varied email addresses. Moreover, it will detail some derivations where it recouped the data. Above all, this is a polished app. Also, it’s a Chrome extension. It has free and paid plans. The paid version starts at $49/month, $99/month all the way to $399/month.   2. HeadReach Using HeadReach, you can find the email by name, Company or website. Besides, you can set the advanced feature to search email addresses by job position. From here on, once you get your candidate; hit find the name email and social profile. The email will get added to your contacts. Finally, this tool has a log for undemanding access to all your searches.     3. Anymail Finder The fun thing about this app is that it suggests emails using email patterns. All you need to do is click on the toolbar of the email address search from your Chrome browser. From here on, you find an email address either by the name or company website. Anymail Finder will then speculate the…

8 Best Email Design Practices to Consider in 2019

Posted by Guest on January 16, 2019

Each day people and organizations send more than 260 billion email messages. As a marketer or vendor that means you need an edge to stand out from the billions. Before you write one word or spend one second on the email design, identify and study your target audience. You need to know who you’re trying to reach before you begin communicating. Also, use a good email analytics program. You’ll gain important information and feedback like who opened the email piece, when they read it, what they clicked on, how many recipients opened it and what device type they used. This information lets you further optimize your email design. Following industry best email design practices allows you to standout without gimmicks or expense. You provide quality content presented in an attractive easy to read manner that loads well on any device. You can break that down into eight digestible practices to adhere to that make email creation even easier. 1. Use Email Templates Start your foray into best email design practices with the most basic clever design tip for any document type. Use a well-designed template. If you find the offerings of Microsoft Word limiting, try searching online. If you use an e-mail marketing service like Mailchimp, you’ll have access to personalized templates there. Most email marketing services provide you with guidelines on comprising suitable out of office messages offer you the possibility to generate your own templates for each occasion. If you are using an email client like Mailbird, for example, the option…

5 Best Alternatives to Postbox in 2019

Posted by Christin on January 15, 2019

Postbox is a powerful, feature-rich email client that, despite its ‘short’ time on the market, has gained much popularity. The simple, clean user interface streamlines the management of your email accounts and inbox.  The email client also connects to third-party apps, including Evernote, Slack, Todoist, Salesforce, Mailchimp, and more. ‘Why are people searching for alternatives to Postbox then’ you may think. Unfortunately, these features come at a price of $40 per license per version (Postbox 5, Postbox 6 i.e.), though there are discounts for multiple use. It can be hard to justify the cost of Postbox especially with many free alternative email clients available for any OS on the market. Perhaps you decided to try the free trial but found that the features and experience didn’t justify the cost. Or it’s possible you’re a current Postbox user but have realized you don’t utilize all the features.  Maybe you need more licenses and don’t want to shell out the additional cash. Whatever reason you may have for switching to another email client, we’ve compiled a few recommendations for alternatives to Postbox that you can try below! Top Alternatives to Postbox Mailbird Postbox and Mailbird share many similarities. Mailbird also has a clean interface designed to streamline the user experience and make managing your inbox easier. You can connect a large library of third party apps to Mailbird, from messaging apps like Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp to task management platforms like Todoist, Evernote, Asana to Google Calendar and more. Also, its Unified Inbox…

Unified Inbox in Outlook: The Complete 2019 Guide

Posted by Jason Ephraim on January 14, 2019

While popular email clients like Mailbird include the ability to add individual account inboxes to a “unified” inbox – many, like Microsoft Outlook, do not make this easy. If you manage multiple email accounts, then you know how tedious it can be to be forced to switch from inbox to inbox in order to check each one. To help out, we’ve gathered a couple of the best ways MS Outlook users can set up a unified inbox – or as close to one as Outlook will allow.   Outlook Unified Inbox Method 1: Search Folders Skill Level – Beginner   The simplest method for getting a unified inbox in your Microsoft Outlook client is by using it’s search. Although this method is easy, there is unfortunately no way to save your search – requiring you to perform a search every time you need it. If you check your recent searches from the “Search” menu, you may be able to select it. However, if you are searching alot you may not be able to find it every time. Type the following in the search box: folder: (Inbox) received: (this week) Press Ctr+Alt+A to or click All Mailboxes button (Outlook 2013) or All Mail Folders (Outlook 2010). Hit enter and you should see your Unified inbox for all mails received this week. You may notice a “Search Folder” option in the “Folder” pane. However, this only lets you create search folders using data from individual accounts – Not something we can use to make a…

Why is Mailbird the best alternative to Windows Live Mail in 2019?

Posted by Jason Ephraim on January 12, 2019

Why People Are Leaving Windows Live Mail 2012 Microsoft recently announced that Windows Live Mail 2012 would no longer be able to manage Outlook.com email accounts. The reason being that the older client cannot support required synchronization protocols used by Outlook email servers. Many of the estimated 3.5 million users of Windows Live Mail are now forced to look for a new email client to manage their emails. However, many users don’t want to pay for expensive subscriptions or be forced to upgrade their devices in order to access others. Well, we have great news for you. Mailbird works with your current version of Windows, it works with all your email accounts, and it is available for free right now: Why do so many Windows Live Mail 2012 users switch to Mailbird? Layout and User Experience Windows Live Mail users have been flocking to Mailbird for years, and with good reason. It’s clean, sharp design feels right at home on your desktop. Moreover, Mailbird has more customization options that Windows Live Mail including: Color Layout Sidebar Images/Patterns Font/Size And More Mailbird is also easier to use thanks to it’s ability to be customized to suit you. Do you like to preview your messages? Do you prefer not to? Do you usually reply, or reply all? Everything is customizable, and better still – Mailbird’s interface makes it easy to understand everything. It Works With Any Email Account Mailbird works with any email account. In fact, you can even import your email account…

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