Phishing -VS- Legitimate Emails

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Phishing is the term used for email fraud threat, which continues to grow with each passing day.

Phishing is deception, designed to steal your sensitive personal or financial information; such as personal data, such as credit card numbers, passwords, and account data.

Phishing costs consumers millions of dollars a year in identity theft cases. And it works by showing one URL address in an email, when in fact, if you click on the link it will take you to another URL.

Phishing causes havoc for those of us in legitimate businesses around the world who are trying to send emails to our customers and clients.

So, how can the rest of us get our emails delivered and not look like a scam artist? Let's take a look!

When you are sending an email to a customer, client or group of subscribers, don't type out the web address that you want your recipients to click on.

Instead, make a phrase, image or word in the content body of your email a link that your consumers can click.

You'll get more of your emails delivered by including the link within the body of your email because ISPs won't consider it a phishing email or you a scammer.

Now that you know this email tip - GET DELIVERED!

Virtually Yours,

Sherri Fowler

"Faithfully Assisting You...Virtually"



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Konnie Mac McCarthy
MacNificent Properties, LLC - Cobb Island, MD
Broker/Owner - VA & MD "Time To Get A Move On!"
I get these emails all the time from ebay or paypal..the phishing ones
Apr 28, 2008 01:15 PM #1
Sherri Fowler
My Faithful Assistant - Circleville, OH

Hi Konnie!

Phishing has become an epidemic.  And sadly, people are duped by the scams every day.

Enjoy your weekend ;-)

May 03, 2008 04:57 AM #2
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