• Business mail and how is it different from free emails available

Business mail is an email box customized to your domain name. Business mail allows you to send receive emails with your customized professional email ID.
Example: sales@yourcompany.com

  • Difference between free email and business mail services

  • Professionalism – Your email address is your business and identity and not the free email providers identity. Will a potential customer really take you serious when your email account does not really reflect your real company?

  • Support – Free emails tries most of gimmicks like offering an unlimited space or extra features but never offer an exclusive support. With business email there is someone you can rely on in case you have any problems or queries.

  • Personalization – With free emails you need to check the availability of a specific email ID you required for your business. For business mail, you are the owner you have all the management rights to create and delete the email addresses as per your wish.

  • Accessing Business E-Mail

You can send and receive emails using webmail or any desktop-based email client such as Microsoft Outlook, Outlook Express etc.  

Desktop based email clients allow you to compose emails even when you are offline – you would need to connect to the Internet only when you want to download emails or send the emails that you have composed. In order to use an email client to send/receive emails, you would first need to configure your email account in the email client of your choice.

  • POP3 E-Mail

POP3 stands for “Post Office Protocol Version 3” which is used to retrieve emails kept on a mail server to your PC using an email client such as “Microsoft Outlook Express”, “Microsoft Outlook” etc.

  • SMTP (Simple Message Transfer Protocol)

SMTP is traditionally the protocol that is meant for transfer of short messages on the Internet and shouldn’t be misused for transferring huge data.

The following restrictions apply:
While there is no per file attachment size restriction, the combined size of all file attachments cannot exceed 15 MB.
The size of the entire email (including the message body, headers, and attachments) cannot exceed 20 MB.
This restriction applies to mails sent/received through either the Webmail interface or any email client.

  • Web mail

Web mail is an email service, which is used to check emails using a web browser such as Microsoft Internet Explorer, Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari, Netscape Navigator etc.

  • SPAM

SPAM is unsolicited/unwanted email message(s), which is/are sent to a recipient against his/her will. SPAM most commonly includes bulk commercial email, which is sent to multiple email address for the purpose of advertising of a product or service with a common subject and message body. SPAM doesn’t always mean bulk email but anything that is objectionable to the recipient.

  • Mailbox

Mailbox is the space that stores the messages sent to your email address. Every email-id has one mailbox attached to it.

  • Email Alias

If your email address is yourname@yourdomain.com, email alias is “yourname” (part of your email address before @ sign). It is also called “local part” of an email address.

  • Mailbox quota (Maximum allowable size for my mailbox)

It is size defined for user’s mail box.

  • Maximum message size that can be sent or receive using email-id Limit for number of emails user can send

Yes, user can send either 512 emails can be sent per hour from a particular email address or 1024 emails can be sent from a single domain.
This is done normally to avoid usage of business mail for spamming.

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