The email address you use on your
computer at home can say a lot about you –
more so than the address on the street where
you live! Let’s say you’re searching for an
old classmate that you haven’t talked to
since high school. And wouldn’t you know it,
they were doing exactly the same thing
looking for their old friends. When does
that fact become perfectly clear?
When you see their email address pop up
in your Internet inbox – and you instantly
recognize that they’re still using that same
old nickname they were going by over a
decade and a half ago!
An Email Address by any other name on the
Having an email address is a vastly
superior way to send and receive
information. You can have as many email
addresses as you want, one for every member
of your family to use, and having electronic
mail capability gives you and your loved
ones access to information and communication
at work or home, or around the world.
Internet technology now offers even more
secure features to combat computer viruses
and detect junk messages, and you can also
use filters or parental controls to block
emails from people or companies that you’d
rather not receive mail from.
When emailing to other countries, it’s
useful to remember that there’s often a
two-letter country code. For example, .uk
indicates a United Kingdom user and .mx
indicates an address in Mexico. Search the
Internet for a complete list of country and
Definitely investigate electronic mail
servers when you’re choosing your email
address, there are plenty to choose from and
many offer free service or enhanced service
for a small additional fee!