Email is my favorite way to communicate with clients. In emergencies I will use the telephone, but in most other situations it’s email. Lately, it has become annoying with the phishing and spam messages I receive. I’m afraid of missing a legitimate message among all the garbage. I’ll be looking into the Spam settings for my business email accounts to see if I can tighten it up again.

I don’t have it as bad as some of my clients who get many more spam messages than I do. I always offer to check their spam settings to help improve the problem. It’s a good idea to inspect your Spam or trash folder in your email in case something important got classified incorrectly.

One defense I use is to blacklist spam email messages from my web hosting admin console. I only started doing this a few months ago and can’t tell if it has helped. Another tactic is from a web console I usually mark spam messages as spa m and it’s hard to tell if it’s helped much. There is one spam originator that I have marked as spam probably 100 times and I still get their messages. I need to check the sender’s address each time and see if they match.

If you have any help or tips for spam, please share it with this blog in the comments section

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