When you are setting up your new domain, it is important to build personalized email addresses that include your domain. These email addresses give you a little more credibility.
Well, lets say your business is Acme Widget Company and your domain is www.acmewidgets.com. Which email seems more credible?
firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com?
When people see firstname.lastname@example.org, they are bound to think, “Hmm. He has a nice website, but really this is just John selling some little widget. I wonder how is support is. I wonder if I will get a refund if I have serious trouble.”
It is important to set up a few personalized email addresses. The video below will show you how to set this up using the RackSpace control panel. Here are a few email addresses that you might consider using. You don’t need all of them, but depending on which services you offer.
If you really are a one-man show. Don’t over-do this.
- support@YourDomain.com – You might use this email address
- orders@YourDomain.com – This helps you keep all orders from your shopping cart going to a separate email address.
- firstname.lastname@YourDoman.com – Just add each different person in your company as a separate email address. Larger organizations tend to use firstname.lastname format.
- admin@YourDomain.com – This is usually added for the web administrator
The RackSpace control panel is accessed through
You will need the username and password that was sent to you when we set up your account with UpstartMediaMarketing
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