Posted on Apr 16, 2007 | Comments 2
E-mail, which is known as Electronic Mail has become most widely form of communication today for both personal and business use.
For speed of delivery, e-mail is the fastest way to go.
Correspondence gets from one place to another in a matter of minutes.
Once you decide to hook up to the Internet, your connection provides you with e-mail services and an e-mail address, which will look something in this fashion: YourName@someplace.com
Everything listed in your e-mail address means something. @ simply means at, and corn indicates the domain, in this case, a company. Other domains are:
1. edu – educational institution; for instance, email@example.com for someone at New York University.
2. gov – government site; for example, firstname.lastname@example.org for someone at NASA.
3. mil – military site; for example, email@example.com for someone in the Air Force.
4. net – network site, for providers and hosts, for example: firstname.lastname@example.org for someone at Long Island Net.
5. org – organization sites that do not fit the other categorization; for example, nickname@AAG.org. for someone at the Association of American Geographers.
You will also take delivery of an STMP or Simple Mail Protocol server which you to send and receive mail. Once you familiarize yourself with he Internet, you will choose the e-mail program that is best suitable to your needs.
Within the Click of the Mouse You can Reach Anywhere in the World
By means of a click of your mail icon, most programs are activated. This clicks you into your mailbox. With another click, you can open and read mail. Or, click another menu option and print out the hard copy.
You can forward the mail to as many people as you want anywhere in the world, just by typing their e-mail addresses and clicking another icon.
You can send carbon copies that list the names of all the people you are distributing it to or you can send them without the list. You can attach minutes of Friday’s meeting or a copy of last year’s budget report. You can attach any file that is in your computer.
Other Benefits of E-Mail
Suppose you require to rent a car. You can do this by means of your e-mail. Fill out an electronic form and e-mail it to a particular address. From there it is sent though the correct signature chain to get consent.
The end product of this sequence is a rental car order. Or suppose your company is in the market to purchase a thousand personal computers.
Send your request via e-mail to contractors who, in turn, can send engagement letters back to you stating their terms. While it is not a legal contract, everything can be spelled out in the most effective, time-saving way.
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