Spam, also known as junk e-mail, involves nearly identical messages sent to numerous recipients by e-mail. A common synonym for spam is unsolicited bulk e-mail (UBE). Definitions of spam usually include the aspects that email is unsolicited and sent in bulk. “UCE” refers specifically to unsolicited commercial e-mail.In this post, I will give you the best 10 tips to reduce spam in your inbox.
- Don’t Publish Your Email-id On Your Website
Publishing your email-id on your website or blog means making your inbox open for all. This should be discouraged.
- Make a Separate Email-id For Social Connectivity
We all are engaged with different forums and social networking sites. But you should not sign/register to them using a single email-id. I will reccomend you to make a separate email-id meant specifically for this purpose.
- Don’t Hesitate to Report Spam
One should not encourage spammers by not reporting their mails as spam. Whenever you get an unwanted mail, immediately report them spam.
- Block unwanted Sender
You should block the spammer to avoid junk mails entering the inbox.
- Don’t Respond To Any Unknonwn Mail
responding to the unknown mails will help the spammer to grow its network.
- Don’t Deal With Companies That Spam
You should avoid dealing with companies or websites that spam a lot.
- Don’t Use Simple Email-id’s
Simple email-id’s are more prone to get the huge amount of spam. Email-id’s like firstname.lastname@example.org should be avoided.
- Filter Your Inbox
Always apply a filter to inbox mailing preferences.
- Avoid Sending Bulk Emails Using TO or CC
Charity begins at home. You should also avoid sending bulk mails .
- Change Your Email-id
This would be the last option if you still recieve a large amount of spam.