Here is a idea that may be of value to you. Most
of us know that you can use your contacts from Outlook or from some other
address book to do a "mail-merge" with Word, where you create a
bunch of letters with a different name at the top of each letter. This is
really handy for mass mailing to your customers and friends by postal mail.
you know that you can do the same thing with email? That's right, Outlook
supports performing a mail merge with email, where the contacts you select
can each be sent a personally addressed email message! No more
copying (or blind-copying) the same message to a huge list of friends. As a
matter of fact, that's how you receive this Technology Minute. We take our
list of subscribers and perform a mail merge inside of Outlook which
generates an email to each of you, one recipient at a time, and places the
emails in our Outbox, ready to be delivered at our next Send and Receive.
of sending individual emails: an email sent to exactly one person is much
less likely to be screened out by anti-spam software than a message sent or
blind-copied to a whole bunch of people. Also, if you write the message just
right, your recipients may never know that you sent the exact same email to
many, many other people - they will think you took the time to write just
would like some help and handholding to learn how to do this, give us a
call - we'll be happy to help you with it.