Tag Archives: Email

The Unprofessionals

I’ve listed spammers, scammers, and charlatans in the past, but that doesn’t cover everything. There’s a sort of in-between area of so called professionals that seemingly provide a legitimate service, but are clearly awful in their approach and abilities as self-proclaimed professionals. We’ll call them the unprofessionals. Sadly, this article will probably only be used […]

Is My Online Information Private?

No. At least, not completely. From text messages, phone calls and voicemail, email and IM chats, to search history, shopping habits, etc., your privacy is for the most part, an illusion. The only thing that is private is what’s inside of your head. Once you share something in any capacity, especially through technology, it is […]

Gmail: Email Intervention

Gmail is hands-down, the best email service you can possibly use. Even if you went looking for one that you had to pay for, you’re still not going to find anything better. Google knows this, and are running a smart marketing campaign to that effect: http://www.emailintervention.com/ — now removed, see here instead I’ve used Gmail […]

How to Have a Professional Gmail Signature

UPDATE — You no longer need to use a third-party add-on like WiseStamp as you can now directly edit and set your signature in the Gmail settings. Anyone can have a very clean and professional Gmail email signature within a few minutes of following this very simple how-to. Difficulty: Easy Things You’ll Need: Gmail Account […]

In Modern Business, Phone Calls are Inefficient

I no longer discuss business over the phone. This may not be true for all industries of course, but as a web designer (or remote pro of any kind really), I’ve found that phone calls are unnecessary, inconvenient (usually requires scheduling), ineffective, counter-productive, and ultimately inefficient to the ultimate goal of a project. In the […]