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Sunday newsagency challenge: be serious about email

Mark Fletcher
November 27th, 2016 · 3 Comments

I was talking with newsagent last week who said they only check emails twice a week. This is not good. Checking emails in business is as important as answering the phone in business. If you miss an important email you may miss an important business opportunity or obligation.

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Category: Newsagency challenges · Newsagency management

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  • 1 Colin // Nov 27, 2016 at 7:56 AM

    Receiving well over a 100 a day and having to resort to “unsubscribe” more frequently. Biggest issue is the senders who randomly mix up important announcements, with untargeted email, selling offers, staff announcements and all sorts of crap that detracts from their main purpose.

    Deleting less than 10% without opening, but probably deleting 75% of rest within 2 seconds as soon as it is apparent the email is irrelevant.

    Emails are not free, they are a financial burden on the recipient, Senders should remind them selves of that.

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  • 2 Jonathan Wilson // Nov 27, 2016 at 10:22 PM

    These days I seem to get more junk (spams, scams, emails with links to malware infested websites, things like that) than actual valid emails. And I am on a fair few mailing lists as well…

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  • 3 Bruce G // Nov 28, 2016 at 7:39 AM

    Some suppliers could help by taking more care with their “from”line.
    eg from DebbieG@ is not a help when trying to filter out invoices.

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