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Opera Mail Review and 3 Great Alternatives (2020)

Pubblicato da Alexis Dollé il gennaio 10, 2020

Is Opera Mail the right email client for you? We’ll try and help you answer that question in this article. You’ll get an in-depth review of Opera Mail. Additionally, we will also share three great alternatives that you could explore instead. Here’s what’s in store. You can click on the links below to jump to a particular section. An Opera Mail Review Covering: What Is Opera Mail? What Does It Do? It’s Features It’s Drawbacks Three Great Opera Mail Alternatives  (including pros, cons and G2Crowd and Capterra ratings) Mailbird eM Client Claws Mail Let’s get rolling. What Is Opera Mail? Opera Mail is a free email client developed by the team behind the well-known Opera web browser. It’s similar to what Thunderbird is to Mozilla Firefox. In fact, Opera Mail was initially offered as an integrated component of the Opera browser until 2013. From 2013 onwards, it’s no longer integrated with the web browser and functions as a stand-alone Opera software tool. What Does Opera Mail Do? Opera Mail has come a long way since it was associated with the Opera Internet browser. Like many other email clients, Opera Mail tries to give you a common space for all your email accounts. You’ll be able to access emails from multiple email accounts and mailing lists in a single inbox- without having to log into each account individually. This can save you a lot of time and effort when you’re dealing with a lot of emails on a daily basis! The…

Inky Mail Review and 3 Great Alternatives (2020)

Pubblicato da Alexis Dollé il gennaio 9, 2020

Is Inky Mail the right email client for you? In this article, we’ll give you a detailed review of it to help you determine whether it suits your needs or not. We’ll also give you three great Inky Mail alternatives to try out in case Inky Mail isn’t the perfect fit for your needs. Here’s what this article covers. You can click on the links below to jump to a particular section. An Inky Mail review covering: What is Inky Mail? What Does It Do? It’s features It’s drawbacks Three Great Inky Mail Alternatives (including pros, cons and G2Crowd and Capterra ratings) Mailbird Claws Mail eM Client What Is Inky Mail? Inky Mail is a desktop email app for Windows and Mac. Inky’s main calling card is its state-of-the-art security features to handle your emails. It’s got in-built encryption and anti-spam filters to make it one of the safest desktop email clients out there. What Does Inky Mail Do? Inky Mail allows you to access emails from multiple email accounts in one unified space. With Inky, you won’t be juggling between Gmail Yahoo Mail and Outlook anymore! You can integrate all your email accounts into Inky and access every account in a unified inbox. Also, as Inky works as a desktop email client, you’ll be able to access these emails from your desktop itself. You won’t be juggling multiple email tabs on web applications like Chrome either! The Key Features Of Inky Mail Inky Mail is one of the best…

5 Best Alternatives to Postbox in 2020

Pubblicato da Christin il gennaio 5, 2020

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…

6 Christmas Newsletter Ideas and Examples to Increase Brand Loyalty

Pubblicato da mailbird il dicembre 18, 2019

The Christmas season is officially here, and the majority of holiday shoppers have already started choosing and buying gifts for their dearest and nearest. As specified in the National Retail Security holiday survey, holiday sales in the U.S. will reach $730.7 billion this year. For brands, this means an amazing opportunity to increase e-commerce sales and therefore grow annual revenue. It’s no secret that most brands use Christmas email templates to share seasonal sales and deals. If you aim at finding one-time shoppers, that’s great. But if you want to stay one step ahead of your competitors, you need to send Christmas emails that increase brand loyalty. Why? 43% of customers spend more money if they are loyal to a brand. In this post, we’re going to share 6 Christmas newsletter ideas and examples that increase brand loyalty instead of simply selling your products.  Loyal customers are open to a conversation with your brand, so you can also find information on how Mailbird email client can help your marketers read, organize, and reply to messages. Let’s dive in. #1. Share holiday gift ideas With choice overload, it’s difficult for holiday shoppers to find perfect gifts for the festive season. In fact, 57% of buyers are looking for helpful recommendations or gift suggestions before making a purchase decision. Simply put, your customers crave assistance, and holiday gift guides can help both your consumers and you achieve your goals. When you share holiday gift ideas, not only do you take care of…

Get To Know The Social Media Trends

Pubblicato da Guest il dicembre 16, 2019

You may not believe it, but 2018 is almost over and 2019 will be here before we realize it. As the years come and go, one thing is ever changing: the trends in social media. You may have just become a top social media by using memes and adding videos to your social media channels, but it’s time to learn over and over again a whole new set of rules. What were the hottest social media trends of 2017? Live Streaming Video Chatbots Expired social content Merging Social Media Platforms Greater difficulty in acquiring organic social traffic Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Custom Content Increase Increased use of social influencers And now, what’s on the horizon for 2019? Keep reading, do not leave here, please. So, this write-up will try to show you a bit about the trends to follow and that we can familiarize ourselves with how you can start planning your new year strategy.Staying on top of social media trends and understanding them is important to increase user engagement. Creating and engaging your content for them is important to your business. Here’s what you need to keep your strategy aligned with your audience: 1 – Increase relevant content Irrelevant social media content is a waste of everyone’s time. It can be disappointing for customers when they want to read the latest news from you and see an update that has nothing to do with your brand. In fact, nearly three in four users get frustrated when content is…

How to choose the best email software for your business

Pubblicato da Christin il novembre 24, 2019

Only a handful of contemporary businesses don’t use email as a tool for communication and promotion. It is not only widespread but also extremely productive as 60% of consumers claim that email marketing influences them to make a purchase. According to marketing experts at Aussie Writings, you can hardly manage hundreds or thousands of emails single-handily, which means you need to choose email software that fits your business the most. In this article, we will show you how to pick the best email software for your company. What you need to know about email software Email campaigns have a median ROI of 122%, which is more than 4 times higher than other marketing formats. This means that software well-chosen can skyrocket your marketing. However, keep in mind that each platform has distinct features that make it more or less appropriate for your industry. Here is what you need to know about it: Delivery: The key role of email software is to make sure that your messages don’t end up in spam folders. Manage contacts: Segmented emails generate higher open and click-through rates than campaigns sent to all users. Integration with CRM: If you are using customer relationship software, it is important to choose email platform which integrates with it. Mobile friendly: Over 60% of email opens occur on mobile, compared to 15% on desktop and 24% in a webmail client. For this reason, you must be able to design mobile-friendly messages. Response Handling: Automated responses are mandatory, Track performance: You…

10 Quick Tips on Leading a Remote Team

Pubblicato da Christin il agosto 25, 2019

Merely interacting with your group of remote employees isn’t enough! It’s very important to make sure you build a working relationship with them. These 10 awesome tips lay the groundwork for properly leading a remote team. 1. Use the right tools Video meetings, IMing, and emailing are all effective ways to keep in contact. Decide which ones work best, and how often you’d like to see these communications. Maintaining a group calendar is extremely helpful, so nobody is left out of group-wide announcements. Do some research to find the best tools, based on your team’s needs. Here is a list of tools that we would and already have recommended in our blog post series “The Challenges of Remote Working”: Task Management Asana Wunderlist Moo.do Todoist Notes and Documents Evernote Google Drive Time Management Time Doctor Rescue Time Email Management Mailbird (Windows) Unibox (Mac) Unroll.Me FollowUpCC Video Meetings Skype Hangouts Veeting Rooms Whereby (former AppearIn) Time Zone Scheduling Easy Clock ScheduleOnce Google Calendar Doodle Calendly Calendars Google Calendar Kin Calendar Human Resource Management People HR Podio Messaging/Chat Slack Skype HipChat WhatsApp File Storage Degoo Dropbox For any other tools you might need Product Hunt 2. Get the team on board with those tools Find the right tools for your team, and stick with them. Once you’ve found the most effective programs, make sure you hold a training session–don’t just assume people will pick them up right away. Keeping an open line of communication during the implementation of these tools is key…

7 Reasons to Have More Than One Email Account in 2019

Pubblicato da Christin il agosto 18, 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…

What Resources Are Available Now That Qmail.org Is Gone?

Pubblicato da Viola Eva il agosto 5, 2019

For many people, sending an email involves a few simple steps. In most cases, all you need is to have your email address, the email address of the person to whom you’re sending the message, a subject and the message itself. As long as you know how to click the send button, your email is as good as sent. However, in the background, the action is a little more complicated. This is where a Mail Transfer Agent (MTA) plays an integral part in ensuring that a message successfully moves from a sender to the receiver. Qmail is one of the popular MTAs that have dominated the internet over the last two or so decades. One of the most popular reference sites for Qmail users was Qmail.org. However, try to access the site today, and you’ll discover that it is gone. We took some time to research what happened to Qmail.org. Then, we identify resources that people who relied on Qmail.org can resort to now that it is no longer available.   What Is Qmail? Dale Sill, the writer of the Qmail Handbook entitled Introducing Qmail, describes Qmail as “an Internet MTA for Unix and Unix-like operating systems.” Sill goes on to explain that the function of an MTA is twofold. The first is to accept new messages coming from a user’s computer and deliver them to the network of the recipient. The second is to accept emails coming from other systems, which are usually directed at local users. Many people…

How Freelancers’ Use of Technology Disrupts The Workplace

Pubblicato da Christin il luglio 20, 2019

Millennials are embracing freelancing and remote work more than any other generation. Whether it’s because of the lack of steady jobs available or the perks of setting your own working hours, it’s attracting Millennials in droves. Now that we make up the majority of the workforce, the way we want to work is changing the workplace for everyone else. From technology to employee benefits and even company structures, Millennials have unabashedly ushered in the future of work. Millennials Are More Likely to Have Flexible Location Benefits and Freelance Roles According to the 2017 Deloitte Millennial Survey, 64% of Millennials around the world have flexible location benefits – up by 21% from 2016.  And in a 2017 survey conducted by Upwork, almost half of working Millennials freelance (47%), more than any other generation. But without technology, Millennials would still be chained to a desk in a brick and mortar office like everyone else. But without technology, Millennials would still be chained to a desk in a brick and mortar office like everyone else. There is hardly a millennial today who does not have their own personal website or blog on platforms like WordPress. Thanks to apps like Slack, communication with remote team workers is seamless. With millennials and freelancers relying more on email than ever before, inbox management systems like Mailbird are crucial to staying productive. Google Docs allows for seamless collaboration, and you can find clients and build a business with just a social media account. Mailbird is the best email…

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