How to Spot Scam Emails

Dec, 19, 2017 | Email, Online Security | 0 Comments
How to Spot Scam Emails

These days, it’s getting more and more tedious to sieve through your inbox of emails, let alone try to handle the standard junk emails that offer “your chance to make millions”. I might be the harsh parent in awakening your reality by saying this, but no one is going to give you a million dollars or teach you how to make it. Sorry. What is Phishing? Scam emails are a form of phishing, which is the act of disguising as a trustworthy entity with the intent to obtain sensitive information such as usernames, passwords, and credit card details. You can…



Email Marketing – What Is It?

Email Marketing

Marketing, both online and offline, is an important part of running a business as it assists in attracting new customers and growing your brand’s reach. There are multiple means of marketing your products and services such as the more traditional methods of radio or television advertisements and newspaper or magazine articles, but with the world quickly progressing further and further into a digital age dominated by the internet, it’s important to broaden your marketing efforts and look at various forms of online marketing. One form of online marketing that is particularly effective and will/can prove to be a positive asset…



How To Set Up Email On iPhone

Feb, 15, 2012 | Email, Random, Tips for Hosting | 0 Comments

To setup your iPhone to access your email account, do the following: 1. Select the Settings button 2. Select Mail, Contacts, Calenders 3. Select Add Account


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Setting Up Mac Mail

Jan, 31, 2012 | Random, Support, Tips for Hosting | 2 Comments

To setup your copy of Mac Mail, do the following: 1. Start your copy of Mac Mail from the dock. 2. The Welcome to Mail screen will appear. Enter your name, department or business name in the Full name field. This is what people will see when they receive email from you. Enter the full email address and password in the corresponding fields below. Click on the Continue button 3. The Incoming Mail Server screen will appear. For Account Type select IMAP. For description enter a short summary of either the name or purpose of the mailbox. For Incoming Mail…



Setting Up Email on Thunderbird

Jan, 17, 2012 | Business Websites, Email, Random, Support, Tips for Hosting | 1 Comment

To setup an email address on your copy of Thunderbird (v7 or higher), do the following: 1. Go to the Tools menu and select Account Settings. 2. In the Account Settings dialogue box click on Account Actions. Select Add Mail Account.



How to Manage SPAM in cPanel

To setup your control panel to manage SPAM email, do the following: 1.  Log into your control panel at: http://www.yourdomain.com.au/cpanel Replace www.yourdomain.com.au with the domain name of your hosting account. If you are unsure of your cPanel login details please refer the the email “Hosting Account Information – Please Keep Safe – Please do not reply”. This email was originally sent out to your default billing email address when you first purchased your web hosting. 2.  Go to the Mail section and select MailScanner Configuration



How to Write an Email Marketing Letter

Receive. Read subject. Delete. These actions can be carried out by your user in less than two seconds. So why did you spend 20 minutes preparing what you thought was a carefully worded email that tackled all the right points? Read on to find out more. Increasing Importance in E-Commerce — Get it Right! Understanding how your readers think is vital to getting your email opened, read and actioned. There are many traps to avoid when crafting your email communications in order for them to cut through the overwhelming amount people receive daily. The ease at which emails can be…



How to set up Email Auto-Responders

Dec, 17, 2010 | Support | 0 Comments

As a Digital Pacific customer, you have the capabilities to create an auto-responder. This process varies depending on the type of control panel being used. See below for the steps involved for cPanel, Parallels Pro and Parallels Plesk control panels. cPanel Control Panel (How to create an auto-responder in cPanel) Once logged into cPanel, click the “Auto Responders” icon in the “Mail” section. On the next page, click the “Add Auto-responder” button. That should take you to the next screen where the responder message can be created. Insert the email address you wish to create the auto-responder for in the…



Are Your Email Newsletters Doing More Harm Than Good?

Sep, 28, 2010 | Website Marketing | 0 Comments

Many businesses believe that enticing people to sign up for newsletters is the perfect way to generate sales – businesses can construct databases of hopeful leads, and at the same time subscribers can pick up some hot deals. This exchange of information is usually a win-win situation for everyone. However, what businesses often fail to recognise is that they are not the first to come up with this idea. Collecting data to compile subscriber lists has been around since advertising was first invented. What’s more, since the birth of the world wide web, everyday people have been signing up to…



Why can’t I send email?

Jul, 02, 2009 | Support | 4 Comments

A very common support question for our team here at Digital Pacific involves the issue of a new customer not having the ability to send outgoing emails. Often times, they are puzzled because the emails keep coming in, but none are going out. The most common reason for this issue is that some Internet service providers actually block the mail (partially in hopes of stopping the prevalence of spam mail) if the SMTP server for outgoing mail is not set as theirs. Just to clarify, SMTP stands for Simple Mail Transfer Protocol and is the standard method of transferring mail…



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