There are several things you CAN do to avoid email spam.

If you have a website:

NEVER hard code your email name in the HTML – this is perfect for spammers to gather from your webpage. You can avoid this by creating an online Form for visitors to fill in, rather than to click a mailto: link.

Some people prefer to write their email name like this on their sites: myname at domainname dot com

This also avoids being harvested by spammers.

In your email software

Learn and use how to use the filtering in your email software.

The spammers are clever – they change their tactics constantly, but this help you filter the most common into a Trash folder.

More soon!

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 Email : spam and how to avoid it Hi, I'm Teena Hughes and I'm a techno-geek who loves the internet, technology and the fast pace of exciting new innovations. I love to share my knowledge and experience with others by helping them create their websites, build an online presence, become an expert in their field by using techniques like SEO, video marketing, online & offline marketing and many other groovy tools :-) If you'd like some help or to be pointed in the right direction, contact me today - I'd love to chat and to offer help in an easy-to-understand way, with easy-to-follow instructions and guidance.
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