Missed Connections and Email

Ever have a situation where someone contacts you by email about a thing and when you respond there’s no answer? Twice. What’s the etiquette when you suspect the sender has too many layers of email filters to start a relationship? I should ask Merlin about this. Anyway, good episode.

Avoiding Spam with Email Aliasing

Anyone that sells anything wants an email address from me. There was a time when I could pretend to be a luddite and say I didn’t have one. But that’s getting harder to pull off and it doesn’t solve the issues presented by online stores that require an email address to do any transaction. My primary concern is always that the email address will be abused, sold and ultimately create a lot more work for me.