Outlook: change sender name
How to change the sender’s name in Outlook
  • Technical matters

By changing the Outlook sender name, you can select the return address to match the recipient. This creates order in your inbox and can lead to greater trust among your recipients. But not only companies can benefit from changing the sender name in Outlook. It is also worthwhile for private Outlook users to change their sender address.

How to change the sender’s name in Outlook
Outlook emojis
Outlook emoticons: Fill your emails with emotions and more
  • Technical matters

A picture says more than a thousand words – this proverb also explains the immense popularity of emojis. Smileys, in particular, have long shaped digital communication. They play an important role not only in text messengers, but also in email services like Outlook. But the question arises as to how to insert smileys in Outlook. We show you how to do it step by step.

Outlook emoticons: Fill your emails with emotions and more
MailChimp alternatives
The best alternatives to MailChimp
  • Technical matters

If you plan to send newsletters, you’ll stumble across MailChimp sooner or later. But even though this option might seem like the king of the jungle, there are many alternatives on the market. These competitors provide interesting opportunities for experts as well as beginners. So that you don’t lose sight of things, we’ll introduce the top 7 MailChimp alternatives.

The best alternatives to MailChimp
The double opt in process
E-Mail marketing basics: the double opt in process
  • Technical matters

An inbox full of spam is enough to grind anyone’s gears. Too many marketers try to worm their way into the inboxes of potential customers without seeking permission. This is technically allowed in the US, but only until the recipient explicitly opts out. To ensure you don’t drive any customers away or ruin your company’s reputation by sending undesired newsletters, you should look into the double...

E-Mail marketing basics: the double opt in process
Spell check not working in Outlook
Why is the spell check in Outlook not working?
  • Technical matters

There are plenty of reasons for why Outlook isn’t spell checking: the AutoCorrect function may not be activated, perhaps Outlook is checking your text in the wrong language, or the program is incorrectly installed. When your spell check in Outlook isn’t working, use our step-by-step guide to help you find a solution.

Why is the spell check in Outlook not working?
Newsletter KPIs: indicators in e-mail marketing
Click rate & opening rate – newsletter KPIs in e-mail marketing
  • E-mail marketing

In e-mail marketing, KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) are extremely important for analyzing campaigns. Various indicators can help you to determine the final success rate of your marketing activities. But how exactly can you measure metrics like a newsletter’s conversion rate, opening rate, and click-through rate? And which other KPIs are important?

Click rate & opening rate – newsletter KPIs in e-mail marketing
Set up Docker mail server
How to set up your own Docker mail server step by step
  • Technical matters

A Docker mail server will allow you to gain maximum control over your digital message traffic, archive, and general settings (encryption, attachments, etc.). But how do you actually set up your own mail server? And what are the hardware and software requirements? Our dedicated article tells you everything you need to know.

How to set up your own Docker mail server step by step
Reasons to get your own email domain
Personal e-mail domains: professional communication on the web
  • Technical matters

A personal e-mail domain is a must in the commercial sphere. Conveying a professional image in your contact details will ensure that customers and businesses take you seriously. Find out about the advantages of having an individual mail domain and learn how to secure a personal e-mail address in just a few steps.

Personal e-mail domains: professional communication on the web
Free alternatives to Microsoft Outlook
Outlook: free and fee-based alternatives compared
  • Technical matters

Traditional email is still a big part of online communication for private and for business use, with many users typically opting for Outlook as their email client. But many private users and small businesses often look for Outlook alternatives, since Outlook can often end up being expensive. There are lots of excellent email programs that won’t break the bank.

Outlook: free and fee-based alternatives compared
Outlook: attachment size limit
Outlook: maximum attachment size limit explained
  • Technical matters

By default, the maximum file size in Outlook is 20 MB. However, if you use a mail server with an allowed file size of 25 MB and send emails via Outlook, you may need to extend the maximum size limit of an email in Outlook. We explain what to look for in Outlook’s limits on attachment size and how to configure the maximum size.

Outlook: maximum attachment size limit explained

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.