Spamdrain+ Subscription Type

Here is a little description of our Spamdrain+ subscription features.

As you can see from the link the main difference between basic Spamdrain subscription and the Spamdrain+ is an unlimited number of email addresses and the price per address. Expensive subscription you might say, however, if you check the price per 5 email addresses or more, you will see that the more addresses are added the bigger discount you get. For example, if you would like to add 10 email addresses to the filtering you will get 15% discount, 100 email addresses: 35% discount.

Using multi user option in Spamdrain, each user logins to his own account, receives only his own reports, has its own blacklist/whitelist. In other words, each user account is “separated” from others. The owner of subscription is able to create/remove users and move email addresses between users. Payments in this subscription are handled by the owner, there is no need for the users to worry about expiration date. The best way to help your employees save their time ;)


Using Spamdrain+ subscription allows you to add your domain to the filtering. With domain filtering your email gets filtered before it reaches your email server. Using this guide you can check for more and set the filtering. Please note, using domain filtering you also pay per email address added to the filtering. The aliases are free to add :)

One more advantage of using Spamdrain+ is that you get your personal support. Whatever the issue, our support will gladly help you to resolve it.

You can find a little bit more here:
Ready to try? Go ahead and do not hesitate to contact support if there are any questions!
Thanks!

5 tips on how to write an email effectively

Here are the most common tips that our spamster has gathered for his users:

1) Specify the subject field
Always clarify the subject with the words related to the message. Try to put the subject line that will describe the content of the entire letter. Never leave the subject line empty. Using the words like: attention, important, discount etc., could lead your message to the spam folder and there is a chance your message will never reach its recipients.

2) Sign your letters
Signature in a courteous manner shows your attitude to the recipient. Do not forget to add to your signature words like sincerely, regards or just BR. As an option, create a signature in your email client and it will be added at the end of the letter automatically.

3) Respond promptly
I guess, everyone had a situation waiting for an email reply for too long. Therefore, there is no need to make other people waiting. Even replying with something like: “Unfortunately busy at the moment, will reply tomorrow” will let the sender know that you are aware of the message.

4) CC or BCC ?
If you’d like to share your message with other recepients, besides the primary addressee, you can use CC or BCC fields. The abbreviation CC indicates those who are to receive a copy of an e-mail addressed to another person. The list of receipients in CC is shown for all other recepients of the message. BCC field, on the contrary, is available for hidden notification, not visible to any other receivers (including those in BCC). Indicating that you are adding a new participant to the list of recievers is considered a good practice.

 
5) Email address can be hacked
Do not send your passwords, confidential information, personal information etc. via email. Remember to update your email password regularly and with the secure, hard to guess password.

I hope those tips will be useful before clicking on send :)
Sincerely yours,
Spamdrain’s spamster

Google accounts sending spam to contacts in address book

Have you experienced that spam messages are sent from your address? I can guarantee you that you’re not alone. This happens to all of us. The reason is that the protocol used for sending e-mail, SMTP, is a fairly simple protocol designed in the very beginning of the internet’s history. Anyone may basically put any e-mail address in the From field when sending a message. Spammers use this a lot to make it appear like a friend or a colleague is sending you an important message. Continue reading “Google accounts sending spam to contacts in address book” »

One e-mail virus for every tenth valid message

The last 5-6 weeks we have seen an increase of viruses blocked by the SpamDrain filter. The virus proportion has raised to levels around 2 – 3 %. This doesn’t sound much but compare this 0.2 -1 % for previous weeks. Two per cent corresponds to 15,000 viruses per week for our customers only. Since the spam proportion is around 80 % it means that for every tenth valid message there is a virus e-mail. Imagine the damage all these viruses could have made. Continue reading “One e-mail virus for every tenth valid message” »