Check for Scams before Forwarding Emails

Today, I received a great offer. A free Ericsson T18 Laptop. All I had to do was forward the email to 8 people and I would receive the laptop. As long as I cc’d the original sender. AND, if I forwarded the email to 20 people, my free laptop would be upgraded to an Ericsson R320.

Wow, I thought. I wouldn’t mind receiving a new laptop. Who do I know who would also benefit from this great offer? So, I immediately hit the forward button (something I don’t usually do) and started adding contacts.

I got as far as the third name and then realization hit me… how old was this email and how do they keep track? There must be a catch… I couldn’t be that lucky! They surely couldn’t make money from giving away so many laptops. Clearly this was an offer too good to be true!

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Choosing your website’s colour scheme

Choosing your website’s colour scheme can seem quite daunting. You’ve researched your competitors but you want your website to be different. You already use a particular colour for your business card and flyer but now you’re wondering if it will look right plastered all over a website. Your website’s colour scheme is very subjective. You … Read moreChoosing your website’s colour scheme