If you’re like most of us, a lot of your important tasks and notes arrive via email. You’ve been using your Microsoft Calendar and To-Do-List to keep track of your tasks, but you want to do more.
Picture it. Your customer places an online order. You email them a receipt. Even if the receipt doesn’t include your customer’s credit card information, it still likely contains a lot of personally identifiable information (PIN) such as your customer’s name, address, telephone number, and email address. If your email were hacked, all the information would be leaked.
If you’re like most of us, email takes up a lot of your day. But if you really think about it, you probably use many of the same Outlook tasks over and over. Finding those tasks in the drop-down menu can take a bit of time (especially if you haven’t memorized where they are).
It’s common for email users to accidentally delete their email messages, and Microsoft Outlook is no different. If you’ve accidentally deleted an email message from Outlook, don’t panic. In many cases, you can get the deleted email back.
If you own a business, you already know how important your Microsoft Outlook emails are. They’re how you communicate with clients and they may also be how you get orders. You want to make sure and back up the information in your MS Outlook account so you don’t lose any vital business information. If you use Microsoft Outlook for your personal needs, such as to communicate with friends and family members or for school, those emails are important too.
Email has been around since Ray Tomlinson chose the @ symbol in 1972. Almost half a century on and email has never really been fit for purpose as a tool to service customers efficiently or effectively. For that, there are better solutions.
Meetings, assignments, and other items that impact our schedule–they all have one thing in common. We’re often notified of them through email.
As a business owner, you need to keep track of your contacts. Lost contact information could mean a lost opportunity to do business. You can’t follow through with a potential customer if you don’t know how to reach them. With Microsoft Outlook, your contact list is as close as your email with your Outlook contacts list.
Emails are a big part of most of our personal and professional lives. According to statistics from market research firm the Radicati Group, there are over 2.6 billion email users in the world. You’re probably one of them.
If your Microsoft Outlook inbox is cluttered and full of messages, chances are that you’ll miss an important message. As a business owner, missing a message could be disastrous. It could mean lost business. And even you don’t own a business, nobody wants to overlook an important email.
You may think you know how to email a resume to a potential employer. But consider this, if the email with your resume is constantly filtered out or ignored, your chances of being considered for the job are gone.
When you’ve wrapped up your presentation and want to share it with your colleagues, you’re likely to share it with email. It’s a simple tip, but using PowerPoint’s built-in email feature can save you time whenever you need to share your presentation file.
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