Is my e-mail address okay? - page 2
by xInspiredx 5,496 Views | 12 Comments
I am worried that my e-mail address isn't acceptable. It is the following: ++ @ There are no periods or underscores anywhere. I am worried about the two numbers that appear after the letters. Are numbers okay? I... Read More
- 1Sep 1, '12 by Meriwhen Senior ModeratorQuote from MiikiTry registering "miikismith" w/o the period as a Gmail name. It won't be available.I've held an "email@example.com" address for a long time. An email sent to 'firstname.lastname@example.org' will not reach my inbox.
Gmail does ignore the period...I get tons of spam on one of my user accounts because of that. Not sure if other e-mail services do the same though.
- 1Sep 3, '12 by JoryNumbers that are included in an email address are not what HR is talking about when you hear about "unprofessional email addresses". I use two email address, one for professional/business purposes and one for when I need to register for shipping websites, etc. I don't have RN in my name at all because I don't want everyone to know I'm an RN, especially when I'm responding to sales on Craig's List, etc.
Example of professional:
Example of Unprofessional:
email@example.comLast edit by traumaRUs on Oct 18, '12 : Reason: quoted deleteed post