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What Happened to MailboxApp.com?

Posted by Viola Eva on January 30, 2019

Mailbox was an email app for iPhone, introduced in 2013 by a startup going by the name Orchestra. Prior to its inception, more than one million prospective users had signed up to try it. Judging by the hype, the service stood high chances of becoming tremendously popular, yet the tide turned one short month after Mailbox had been launched. Namely, the app was bought by Dropbox, for a reported $100 million in cash and stock. Back then, Dropbox CEO Drew Houston didn’t hide his excitement.  “Many have promised to help us with our overflowing inboxes, but the Mailbox team actually delivered”, Houston was quoted as saying. For a while, the Dropbox-acquired app appeared to be a success. Mailbox for Android and a public beta version for macOS were released in 2014, but then Mailbox’s development was slowed down and, eventually, abandoned altogether, with Mailbox desktop app for Mac never making it out of the beta phase. New features failed to deliver much-needed breakthroughs and were soon given up on. In July 2015, Mailbox was discontinued. The outcome might have seemed surprising to the users, but was not wholly unexpected for the investors, some of which had tried and failed to warn Dropbox decision makers beforehand. Back then, as well as now, it was common knowledge that most users are content with default mail apps. Although businesses admittedly tend to buy software for the employees, people rarely buy it for private purposes. Not to mention, Mailbox was limited to Gmail and…

Windows Alternatives To The Best Mac Email Client in 2019

Posted by Christin on January 25, 2019

The power of email is undeniable. Whether we are sending the latest viral Youtube video to our friends, setting up an interview for our future job, or communicating with potential clients. Last year, the Radicati group estimated an over 4.3 billion increase in email accounts worldwide. Pew Research told us that over 92% of adults use email regularly. It’s vital to our lives even in this technologically modern world that offers so many alternatives to email. Reality is, email is far from dead (it’s true – there’s even a site called emailisnotdead.com!). If you are anything like the rest of the world’s email users, you have probably found an amazing email client that can handle anything you throw at it. And once you found your perfect email partner in crime making the move to a new email client can be very difficult and is avoided by many users. Sometimes you may be forced to look for a new client due to different circumstances. It may be that your current client is not being updated by its developers anymore, or it is not compatible with the OS of your new Notebook or Computer.  Moving from Mac to Windows Many Mac users are facing with this exact situation. They have to (for whatever reason) switch from Mac to Windows or Linux. You may be able to install the Windows compatible version of your current email client on to your new OS. Some clients are Mac specific though and you will need to…

Why Mailbird Is The Best Email Client For Windows 10 (Top 11 Reasons)

Posted by Christin on January 24, 2019

Looking for the best email client? There are dozens of open source, free or premium email clients for Windows available in the market – Microsoft Outlook, eM client, Claws mail, Opera Mail, Nylas mail, Inky and so on.  So why do millions of people use Mailbird instead – for personal as well as professional purposes? That’s because Mailbird is way more than just another free email client. It has several unique features that you won’t find on any other desktop email client or web-based email client. In addition to email, Mailbird acts as a command center for your business by integrating with several other communication and task-management tools. Mailbird also has the advantage of being highly customizable. You can play around with several features, inbox settings, and other integrations until it’s just perfect for your unique needs.   What Makes Mailbird the Best Email Client for Windows 10 users? Unlike default Windows clients such as Microsoft Outlook and the Mail app, Mailbird is designed to be easy to set up, use and customize.  You can be up and running with your existing email accounts in just minutes. Mailbird even detects server settings automatically so that you don’t have to tinker with any IMAP settings even when you connect multiple email providers or multiple email accounts.  Better yet, you will enjoy going through your email inbox even more with Mailbird because it allows you to change everything about it to match your needs and style.  With dozens of features and integrations, Mailbird is the best email client for…

Best Alternative to Newton Mail for Windows and Mac in 2019

Posted by Christin on January 23, 2019

Newton Mail is a formidable piece of software. It’s long been considered one of the benchmark standards for email server platforms, packed as it is with a wide range of cool features and sporting an interface that’s simple to navigate and easy to hit the ground running with. Unfortunately, it’s not much longer for this world. Newton has been discontinued on September 18, 2018, meaning that anyone who was using the app or eyeing it for purchase will need to seek out an alternative. But you don’t have to worry about being left out in the cold if you’re looking for an alternative to Newton Mail Mac or Windows. There are a number of sophisticated pieces of software that replicate the main features of Newton Mail while also carving out their own identity in the market. Here are a few of the best. Alternative to Newton Mail for Windows 1. Mailbird Perhaps the best alternative to Newton Mail Windows is Mailbird. Ranked the Best Email Client by Windows Report for 2017, this platform finds the perfect balance between intuitive design and customization. This is the type of software that’s ready to give back as much as you’re willing to put in. In addition to its sleek mouse-and-touch enabled interface, Mailbird comes standard with both its own keyboard shortcuts and compatibility with traditional Gmail shortcuts. Particularly impressive is how expandable the interface is. A number of different features and integrations allow you to turn your email inbox into a hub for…

Best College Apps To Help Students With Studies in 2019

Posted by Guest on January 22, 2019

  Most of the students cannot imagine their lives without their smartphones and 2019 will be no different. They use them for communication and entertainment mostly – however, that’s not the only ways smartphones can be used.  These days there are plenty of college apps designed to make our lives easier – and any student can indeed improve their lives a lot by installing some of these apps. Of course, it could be hard to pick the right ones as there are so many. That’s why in this article I want to offer you a list of apps that can make students’ lives more productive. 1. Spotify. If you enjoy listening to music, you should definitely install this app. Many students know Spotify as the place where popular music and latest hits can be found – but it’s not the only reasons why it’s great. Spotify has so many playlists you can listen to while studying. They are created by other students and help you focus on your assignments well enough. Of course, you might need some time to find the right playlists for you – but it’s still much easier than trying to create one by yourself. 2. Google Drive. Google Drive is one of the best cloud services that allow you to save the data you definitely wouldn’t want to lose. Sure, there are plenty of other good apps as well (Dropbox, for example) – but Google Drive offers probably the biggest amount of disk space available: 15GB for…

Social Media Content Guide: How To Write Effective Content in 2019

Posted by Guest on January 22, 2019

There’s no point in writing social media content that no one will read. Writing effective social media content is quite easy once we grasp a couple of tips. Approximately 40% of the world’s population has internet access, attracting even a small percentage of that with your content will be invaluable to you. Here’s a list of steps that will guide you write compelling content: 1. Have a Niche What topics will your content be based on? Before you can shift your focus to writing social media articles, its best to identify which fields you’re knowledgeable in and can comfortably write content on. Importantly, identify a niche and stick to it. Whenever we publish articles on topics that we are not conversant in, chances are that we will have too much irrelevant content, not forgetting misguiding information that may cost us our audience. You don’t have to be a ‘jack of all trades,’ chose your niche and let that be your identity. 2. Know Your Audience Do you know your audience? Can you define the persona of your prospective reader? These are among the many important questions regarding your audience that will dictate the nature of your content. Content for an older audience will, of course, be entirely different from that for young adults or kids. This distinction will be crucial in writing effective social media content. Knowing your audience will guide you to write content that’s tailored specifically to them. Otherwise, writing content without a target audience in mind will…

Why is Mailbird the best Alternative to Windows 10 Mail App in 2019

Posted by Pallav on January 21, 2019

Not completely satisfied with your Windows 10 Mail app experience? Don’t worry, you’re not the only one. While the Windows 10 Mail app is a big improvement on Windows Live Mail, it does suffer from a few issues that hold it back from being truly great at mail for Windows. Luckily, Mailbird could be the perfect email app for Windows for you! So should you try out Mailbird? In this article, we’ll compare Mailbird and Windows Mail to help you decide. We’ll be comparing the two tools on these seven aspects – Unified Inbox User Interface Integrations with Apps Productivity Features Keyboard Shortcuts Customization Options Setup Let’s get started – 1. Unified Inbox with Color Codes There are two main benefits of using desktop mail for Windows – You can sync all your accounts into one place You won’t have to log on to a web browser to access your emails As a result, you won’t have to switch through multiple accounts on a web browser to see your mail – it’s all syncing up for you in one space on your desktop app! Luckily, both Windows Mail and Mailbird support a POP and IMAP incoming mail server and outgoing server so you won’t have any difficulty when you sync your accounts. Windows 10 Mail Limitation While the Windows 10 Mail app didn’t initially come with this feature, it now allows you to sync all your accounts into one common inbox. While this is one their best new features, it…

7 Reasons to Have More Than One Email Account in 2019

Posted by Andrea Loubier on January 21, 2019

Why have multiple email accounts you might ask? When setting up an email account, your first instinct might be to create one email address for all of your email needs. This way you’ll only need to sign into one location to access your emails, and your logins across the web will all use the same address. For simplicity’s sake, this might seem like a good idea. In reality, the opposite is true. Considering the number of emails people receive on a daily basis, keeping all your emails in one account will actually make email management more complicated, not less. You’ll have a harder time getting to the most important emails as your inbox becomes overloaded with spam and promotional emails. If you’re emailing for personal and professional out of the same account, you run the risk of sending a personal email to a professional contact. Yikes!   Instead, you should have multiple email addresses for different purposes. And if signing into multiple accounts seems troublesome, there’s a simple solution. Using something like the Unified Inbox feature with Mailbird allows you to keep multiple accounts organized in one location. Problem solved! If you’re still not convinced that having multiple email addresses is a good practice, here are 7 reasons you should have more than one email address. 1. To separate business from personal. First and foremost, it’s never a good idea to mix your business and personal inboxes, especially if your personal email address is something goofy from the early days…

Effective Ways to Target Customers Using Email Marketing in 2019

Posted by Guest on January 21, 2019

Email marketing is when companies target large markets by sending commercial messages through the electronic mail. When an effective strategy is put in place, successful email marketing leads to brand awareness, customer loyalty, and highly personalized content. In its broadest sense, it is mainly used for the purpose of enhancing the customer-business relationship. In the following article we will describe some effective ways to target customers using email marketing. An effective email marketing campaign and strategy can beguile potential prospects, leads, and consumers, concurrently increasing the return on investment of the business. Attractive headline The only way content can stimulate sales is when it is visible. It can only be seen when it is opened and it can only be opened when it is attractive. A good headline can bring forth positive rewards. According to Taylor Glass, CMO of SolidEssay, consumer behavior is dependent on the attention a tag line sends across. A certain amount of attention is necessary for information to be perceived for it to activate people’s senses. Based on research, 47% of people select the emails they open or not, depending on the subject line. Crafting attractive headlines should be grounded on the ability of the content to meet the consumers’ needs. The subject line should communicate the functionality of the message and drive curiosity and urgency to potential clients. The headline should be short, language-friendly, concise and personalized. Implementing consumerism tactics in emails in the consumer-driven world is one of the ways to boost any business.…

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…

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