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The Characters You Follow On Twitter

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 11.26.2014 | Small Business
Sajeel Qureshi

Twitter lies. There are definitely more than 140 characters allowed in the Twittersphere. Here are some of the many idiots and characters that you follow on Twitter.

How to Change Your E-mail Address Without Losing Your Mind

Jeff Fox | Posted 11.13.2014 | Technology
Jeff Fox

"Change my e-mail address? No problem," said no one ever. Why the reluctance to take on what can be an important chore?

Quit Taking It Personally With Your Job Search

Suzanne Grossman | Posted 11.08.2014 | Business
Suzanne Grossman

I find myself thinking "it's about me" when really whatever fill-in-the-blank scenario has nothing at all to do with me. Many jobseekers struggle in this area as well in ways that ultimately hold them back from moving forward, especially when it comes to reaching out to people.

Where's the Accountability?

Sam Inglot | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics
Sam Inglot

The department might as well have set a filing cabinet of public records on fire or shoved hundreds of pages of communications through a paper shredder. In this case, someone pressed delete and the public's right to know went completely out the window.

Do You Need ID Theft Insurance or Credit Monitoring?

Jason Alderman | Posted 10.29.2014 | Money
Jason Alderman

Do you want to monitor your own credit (which is free but time-consuming) or hand off the task to a third party and pay hundreds of dollars? Either way, make sure it gets done.

How to Triage Your Email

Derek Lampert | Posted 10.28.2014 | Business
Derek Lampert

Why do we allow our inbox to be the organization system for everyone else's to-do list? How can we give our immediate attention to something based purely on the order in which it arrived?

15 Tricks to Appear Smart in Email

Sarah Cooper | Posted 10.28.2014 | Comedy
Sarah Cooper

Your email writing, sending and ignoring skills are just as important as your nodding skills, and even more important than your copying and pasting skills. Here are 15 email tricks that will make you appear smart, passionate, dedicated and most of all, smart.

The Influential In-box

Connie Dieken | Posted 10.27.2014 | Business
Connie Dieken

It's time to think outside the in-box. Email is inefficient. It's bloated and broken.

Confessions of an Email Hoarder and 4 Tips to Tame an Inbox

Mary Novaria | Posted 10.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Mary Novaria

If there are pileups in one area of my life, there are likely pileups elsewhere, too. So now that I've begun to get a handle on my email, I'm feeling daring enough to close some of the tabs on my Internet browser and maybe even throw in a load of laundry.

You've Got Mail (in the Drafts Folder): Emails Written, But Never Sent

Prasanna Ranganathan | Posted 10.21.2014 | Comedy
Prasanna Ranganathan

I am reading Lena Dunham's fascinating new book Not That Kind of Girl and came across a chapter entitled "Emails I Would Send if I was One Ounce Crazi...

The Koch Brothers Don't Want You to Read This!

Steve Skrovan | Posted 10.14.2014 | Comedy
Steve Skrovan

For the last six weeks, my inbox has been jammed with "urgent" messages from various congressional candidates and progressive organizations. They use a number of tricks to get you to open the email.

I've Got the Old-Guy Cellphone Blues

Llewellyn King | Posted 10.13.2014 | Comedy
Llewellyn King

Woe betide you if you take the malicious little bloodsucker out of the country: The fees and charges can cost you as much as your trip.

This Is Your Brain On Email

Emma Seppälä, Ph.D | Posted 10.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Emma Seppälä, Ph.D

Before you contemplate moving to a farm, selling your smartphone on eBay, raising chickens and goats and cutting technology out of your life forever despite your love of selfies, WAIT -- there's a solution.

5 Tips to Boost Your Email Marketing Efforts

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 10.07.2014 | Business
Alex Ivanovs

Email marketing can be a tough nut to crack, especially if you haven't done any of it all. I was skeptical at first, too, but then I realized that I don't necessarily have to connect with my email subscribers only as a means to an end.

E-Mails Are Forever

Gary A. Olson | Posted 10.06.2014 | College
Gary A. Olson

it is unethical to discuss such personnel issues outside of the committee to begin with, but by revealing the decision-making process in writing, he inadvertently gave his colleague and her lawyer a document that later became the centerpiece of a successful lawsuit.

7 Things to Do Right Now Because Your Personal Data Is Under Attack

Andrew Wang | Posted 10.03.2014 | Money
Andrew Wang

It is the growth in our online shopping habits and preference to use plastic over cash that have increased our vulnerability to identity theft.

What Happened When We Went A Week Without An Inbox

Kyra Cavanaugh | Posted 10.01.2014 | Business
Kyra Cavanaugh

The email ban included not only emails amongst ourselves but also with clients. We set up auto-responders to let people know we weren't checking email and encouraged them to call us instead.

The Fault In Our Email

Medium | Sanders Kleinfeld | Posted 09.30.2014 | World

Conventional workplace wisdom declares email a daily scourge. We receive too much of it. We spend too much time replying to it. We concoct elaborate s...

Holiday Cards Hacked! Quick + Cheap + Easy

Kelley Sanabria | Posted 09.26.2014 | Business
Kelley Sanabria

Want to send out a little holiday "thinking of you" but don't want to break the bank doing it? Then today's video is for you!  Check out how I hack m...

5 Tips for Sending Cold Emails That Receive a Response

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 11.22.2014 | Small Business
Alex Ivanovs

I'm no expert in email marketing, but having been a blogger for so long -- it has taught me some invaluable lessons and skills, especially when it comes to working with people closely, asking them for favors and, in general, trying to be a good associate.

7 Ways To Communicate Online Without Sounding Like A Jerk

Simon Tam | Posted 11.23.2014 | Business
Simon Tam

How would we feel if our rants about co-workers trickled their way to a boss or major donor? Do we want members of our family seeing the comments that we leave on sites?

Have You Accepted Your Position as Chief Email Processor?

Derek Lampert | Posted 11.22.2014 | Business
Derek Lampert

The office workplace is riddled with interruptions from ringing phones, dinging emails, and reminders going off from every device imaginable.. The best of us manage to hang on to fleeting moments where we actually work on our primary job, but have reluctantly accepted our new position as C.E.P. - Chief Email Processor.

There Is Almost Never A Good Time To Check Your Email

The Huffington Post | Emily Cohn | Posted 09.15.2014 | Business

Don't check your email first thing when you wake up. -- HuffPost Don't check your email during the first 10 minutes of getting to work either. ...

7 Magic Words To Stop Someone From Lying To You

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 09.05.2014 | Science

You know the awful feeling that someone is lying to you? Here's how to stop falsehoods in their tracks, according to science. In a 2012 experiment,...

WATCH: Email Inventor Shiva Ayyadurai On Dating Fran Drescher

HuffPost Live | Posted 08.29.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

In August 1982, the U.S. government accepted a patent for an electronic intra-office messaging system called "email" from then-teenager V.A. Shiva Ayy...