Import contacts into Gmail

Import contacts into Gmail

If you are using a Google account privately or for work, you can easily manage all of your contact data such as email addresses and telephone numbers in a single place. Not only can you save individual contacts manually, but there is also a useful function allowing you to import them from a contact data file. We will show you how to import your contacts into Google services such as Gmail or Google...

Free e-mail providers

The best free email providers: a comparison

The quality and quantity of features offered by free email providers is forever improving. Ever increasing amounts of storage space, greater levels of security, and more modern user interfaces are all being made available free of charge. But the list of possible providers is long and, in many ways, unclear. Our article gives an insightful overview of eight of the best free email providers out...

The best alternative to OneNote

OneNote alternatives: A comparison of digital notebooks

Microsoft OneNote remains one of the most frequently used digital notebooks. Above all, the most impressive aspect is its structured, multifunctional layout. However, OneNote does not stand alone in the world of digital notebooks. Other programs offer similar, even broader functions, and are also compatible with more operating systems than Windows. We present you the best alternatives to OneNote.

Outlook shortcuts

Outlook shortcuts you should know about

Outlook shortcuts speed up how you work and simplify processes in the Microsoft email client. Whether you’re creating a new email, are looking for a specific contact, or want to set up a new calendar appointment – the right Outlook shortcut keys will have you crushing your to-do list. Here, we’ll introduce you to some of the most important Outlook hotkeys and some other useful functions.

Sending emails: Alternatives to Gmail

The best Gmail alternatives

Emails these days are quick to send – much quicker, indeed, than ordinary letters. Almost everyone has one or more email addresses, and the chances are pretty good that one is with Google: Gmail is one of the most popular and most used email services. But there are plenty of Gmail alternatives that stand out by offering you better protection for your personal data. We explain here what these email...

Add Outlook Account

How to add a new account in Outlook

To receive, manage, and send mails from a specific account using Outlook, you must first link that account to the Microsoft client. How the setup works exactly depends on both the provider of the email account and the version of Outlook you are using. This article explains how to add a new account in the different editions of Outlook.

Sending Blind Carbon Copies (Bcc) in Outlook

Activate Bcc in Outlook

The blind carbon copy (Bcc) function is available on any email program. Microsoft Outlook also provides the option to send blind carbon copies so addressees who should remain hidden to other recipients. To do this, activate the Bcc field in Outlook. We’ll guide you through these steps.

Auto-reply email templates for terminated or departing employees

Auto-reply email templates for terminated or departing employees

Do you want to create an auto-reply email to be sent after leaving your job? Setting up an automatic out-of-office message for future incoming emails can ensure that messages and customers will not be lost. Read our guide for tips on creating an auto-reply email template for terminated or departing employees and examples of successful messages.

Maternity leave out-of-office message

Maternity leave out-of-office message

An out-of-office message for maternity leave appears professional and provides important information for your co-workers and other contacts. In this guide, you’ll learn what to include in your maternity leave out-of-office message and what’s best to leave out. Our templates will help you find the perfect wording for your message.

E-mail

IONOS E-mail Guide: everything need to know about e-mails

Most people couldn’t imagine a life without e-mails. Whether you use them to communicate for business or personal reasons, e-mails have practically replaced traditional letters. Over 200 billion e-mails are sent around the world each day and despite the rise in social media and instant messaging, they show no sign of slowing down. Our E-mail Guide forms part of the IONOS Digital Guide and is dedicated to the basic framework of the e-mail–from the technical security requirements to marketing strategies you should use when sending business e-mails. The contents of this E-mail Guide cater for both beginners as well as more experienced computer users.

The E-mail Guide’s target audience

The numerous e-mail tips in the guide are aimed at a wide readership, from hobbyists and novices to IT and e-mail marketing professionals. Owners of small and medium-sized companies can also benefit from articles that provide information on how to create business e-mails and build successful e-mail marketing campaigns. The e-mail guide takes into consideration that readers have different levels of IT knowledge; as well as introductory articles on FAQs (e.g. ‘How is an e-mail sent?’ or ‘What should an e-mail header contain?’) there are also more detailed and specific articles such as ‘E-mail encryption with PGP’ or ‘Creating individual newsletter templates’.

The E-mail Guide’s structure and topics

In IONOS’s Digital Guide, the E-mail Guide offers three different subcategories. Under ‘E-mail marketing’ you can read about marketing trends as well as tips on direct marketing via e-mail. The ‘E-mail security’ subcategory mainly deals with e-mail encryption and how to handle spam and phishing e-mails. Lastly, under ‘Technical matters’, you’ll find various articles about structure, operation and storage of e-mails and the corresponding software. In our guide, we provide detailed information on everything to do with e-mails, presented to you in a clear and understandable way.


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