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How To Supercharge Microsoft Exchange [2020 Guide]

Posted by Alexis Dollé on May 28, 2019

Are you a Microsoft Exchange user? Or thinking of using it? Smart choice! Microsoft Exchange is a core component of Office 365 that’s constantly improving. With features like OWA and Exchange Activesync for your Android and iOS mobile device, Exchange 2019 is a great email service. But what if there was a way to make it even more powerful? By connecting your Exchange account with Mailbird, you can supercharge your email productivity! You get valuable features like: Unsend Emails. Integration with multiple tools like Skype, Dropbox, Google Docs, Slack, Whatsapp and more. Snooze Emails and declutter your inbox. View emails from Gmail, Yahoo and any other email account of your choice in the same unified inbox as your MS Exchange emails. And much more! Contents In this article, we’ll show you why you should add your Exchange account to Mailbird. We’ll also show you how convenient the Exchange setup is in Mailbird! Here’s what we’ll cover. Click on the links below to jump to each section. What Is Mailbird? Why You Should Connect Microsoft Exchange With Mailbird Desktop Access Unified Space For All Your Accounts Loads of Features Multiple Integrations Tons of Customizability How To Set Up Microsoft Exchange In Mailbird Let’s get started. What Is Mailbird? Mailbird is a desktop email client. It allows you to access emails from multiple email accounts on your desktop. As Mailbird can support all POP3 and IMAP accounts, you won’t have any trouble adding a Gmail, Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft Exchange email account…

The Top 6 ways to Increase Productivity in your Business

Posted by Christin on April 10, 2019

When you talk to people all over the world about how they stay productive, the number 1 culprit of productivity issues is with their email. That is why Mailbird is building the most productive email client ever! I have had the pleasure of meeting many inspiring entrepreneurs who are so kind to willingly share their productivity hacks. A good friend of ours Tobias Schelle, Founder of 24slides shares a post about his toolbox for optimal productivity, read the post on Medium. Elaine Heney, CEO of Chocolate Lab Apps is another power house on productivity. She is also the best kind of work-a-holic you’ll ever meet. Below, Elaine shares with us her take on email and productivity. I’ve spent the last month in Bali, co-working with an inspiring group of 25 successful entrepreneurs at Project Getaway. Our businesses are diverse – from cloud hosting solutions, to industrial manufacturing and mobile apps. Regardless of the business type, working in Bali focused our collective minds on one major challenge – how to become more productive while having more free time to enjoy this beautiful island. Here are the top 6 ways I’ve increased my productivity as CEO of my mobile games company. Rescue time Install StayFocusd on your web browser and block the top three non-work related websites you spend the most time. My biggest time waster was facebook. While I was on some work related groups there, it was just eating into my time. Installing the StayFocusd plugin on my PC means that Facebook automatically closes after I…

What SPF Resources Are Available Now That OpenSPF.org Is Gone?

Posted by Viola Eva on April 1, 2019

    Out of all emails sent out in December 2018, 57 percent of them were spam. This shows just how big of a challenge spam is and why finding a solution is essential.  From 2003, the OpenSPF.org website had become the popular starting point for developers and mail server administrators that were implementing SPF rules.  SPF stands for Sender Policy Framework, and it’s a widely used tool to fight spam. The site also served as a resource for those interested in getting involved in the community of SPF developers and maintainers.   OpenSPF.org disappeared from the internet in February 2019. We took some time to try and understand what happened to the website. We also attempt to identify some resources which are still available to fill the void left by the demise of the website. Origins of OpenSPF.org   OpenSPF.org provided information about SPF and its benefits for users. It also provided users with news, tools for configuring SPF, forums and FAQs.   SPF is a method of informing servers whether a specific mail server is authorized to send an email for a particular domain. Hence, it can detect whether an email address is authentic or fake, before allowing it to pass into an inbox.   An SPF record increases the likelihood that emails sent by valid addresses are delivered. Without it, your email could be categorized as spam. It also protects against malicious emails sent through your domain by spammers.   Meng Weng Wong is widely credited as…

5 Apps That Easily Integrate With Mailbird

Posted by Viola Eva on March 2, 2019

If you’re interested in some of the numerous features that could be yet another reason to choose Mailbird as your business email client for Windows, the simple integration of some of the most popular business apps should make the top of your list. This infographic will explain five beneficial apps that easily integrate with Mailbird.  

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…

Why Mailbird Is The Best Email Client For Windows 10

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 College Apps To Help Students With Studies in 2020

Posted by Guest on January 22, 2019

  Most of the students cannot imagine their lives without their smartphones and 2020 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…

Social Media Content Guide: Write Effective Content in 2020

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…

Effective Ways to Target Customers Using Email Marketing in 2020

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.…

5 Facts on Email Security Threats in 2020

Posted by Christin on January 19, 2019

Still in 2020, 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 an 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…

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