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Administrative Assistant's and Secretary's Handbook, 5th Edition by Jennifer Wauson, Kevin Wilson, James Stroman

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Chapter 13

Email

Email is short for electronic mail. It involves the exchange of written messages sent over computer networks such as the Internet. In many offices, email has replaced written memos, drop-by office visits, and even phone calls. Email provides a written record of office communications. You can send messages to groups of people simultaneously, attach files, and include hyperlinks to websites. Email is one of the most popular and effective tools for communicating with others over the Internet. With email, you can send a message to anyone in the world who has email access—and, barring technical difficulties, the message will be received in a matter of minutes.

Email Accounts

An email account allows you to connect to a network and ...

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