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Email signature for a software developer – design a perfect one

In the modern world, being a software developer is prestigious. You know it. So whether you maintain work connections, or just contact someone on a more casual basis, remember – there is no shame in showing off. I will show you just how to create a perfect email signature for a software developer.

Email signature for a software developer

Why focus on email signatures? Emails are the base for professional communication. Email signatures are necessary. They provide contact info and check how professional you are. Yes, people will judge your professionalism and skill, basing on your email signature. You may say it has nothing to do with your abilities, but in fact, it is an exam of your attention to detail. What is more, people have learned to expect a professional email signature as it shows you care and respect your recipients.

Email signature for a software developer

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Email signature for business owner – design your pro email signature

Email signature for business owner - design your pro email signature

If you are a business owner, you probably know that in order to become successful, you often have to play more than just one role. This is especially true for small or new companies: a good business owner must be partly a marketer, partly a salesman and more. Because of that, a good, professional email signature for business owner must include many elements. This way, owners will be able to make the best use of every business opportunity. In this article, I will present how to design a professional email signature for business owner, along with some examples.

Remember, there is no single email signature design that will guarantee the success. However, there are several guidelines which will boost your chances of creating a unique, interesting email signature. Such a signature will become your personal business card, inviting its viewers to click every link included in it. Here are some tips you should follow:

Grab the attention

Grabbing the attention is one of the most crucial, and at the same time, the most difficult properties of an email signature. If the recipient of your message is not interested by your design, they will be unlikely to click any links you may provide, or even remember the name of your company. It is also very easy to overdo it. In this case, instead of awakening curiosity, the signature will leave a feeling of distaste. Therefore, it is crucial to focus on this aspect first, as it determines the final formatting of the email signature.

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Managing banner ads in corporate emails behind IT’s back

Managing banner ads in corporate emails behind IT’s back

I recently came up with a small marketing hack, which lets the Marketing department run and switch ad campaigns in emails without the help of IT. Nothing too complicated (or ominous, as the title might suggest) – some marketers out there may already be doing it. But it saves a lot of time, resources and gives marketers a little more freedom to get creative.

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Tips & tricks on sending a perfect job application by email

How to send a perfect job application by email

Sending job applications by email may seem easy, but if you want to do well, you have to remember about the job search email etiquette. Here are some rules that will help you avoid potential gaffes and keep your communication clear and professional:

Sending job application by email seems easy.

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How to add a video to your email signature

[Update]: This article was updated on May 25, 2020.

Have you ever wondered how to make your email signature more attractive? Here’s an idea – add a video! It is as easy and quick as adding a link to your social media page. It will help you boost your company’s brand identity, while simultaneously promoting the video itself. The best thing is that it can greatly increase traffic and it won’t cost you a dime! And don’t forget that you can measure how much traffic your video attracts with Google Analytics (learn how to track campaigns in email signatures).

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How to track email signature campaigns in Exchange

How to track marketing campaigns in email signatures

Email signature marketing is one of the easiest and most inexpensive methods of promoting your brand and advertising your products online. But do you know how to measure its effectiveness seamlessly? The most efficient way is to use UTM parameters for your links in email signatures and see the results in Google Analytics. Google Analytics is a free service offered by Google that generates detailed statistics about website traffic, traffic sources and conversions. tracking marketing campaigns in email signatures Continue reading

How to set up automatic email disclaimers on Exchange 2007

How to set up automatic email disclaimers on Exchange 2007

Exchange 2007 was the first edition of Microsoft’s messaging platform to introduce Hub Transport rules and with them a built-in append disclaimer action. The options available in this action are very basic, the most important limitation being lack of support for dynamic Active Directory fields (see this article for more). Due to this, the action can only be used for creating automatic disclaimers (legal, financial, etc.) and general company signatures without users’ details.

Once you have the Hub Transport role installed on your Exchange 2007 server you can start working on automatic disclaimers for your organization.

Steps to set up automatic email signatures and disclaimers on Exchange 2007:

  1. Open the Exchange Management Console, expand Organization Configuration, select Hub Transport, click the Transport Rules tab in the middle Result Pane and in the Actions Pane on the right click New Transport Rule… (Fig. 1). This will trigger the New Transport Rule creation wizard.

    Creating a new transport rule on Exchange 2007
    Fig. 1. Creating a new transport rule on Exchange 2007.

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