For those using Gmail: check your Spam folder regularly

The spam filter for Gmail works well, sometimes *too* well.

I have not checked my Spam folder for about a month, and yesterday I decided to open it. There were more than 20 legitimate emails that got stuck in there, marked as Spam. One email contains a large order made to my company, with proof of payment by the buyer (I had no idea at all about this order otherwise).

I spent a few minutes replying to these emails, apologizing profusely for the delayed response.

Bottomline is: Check your spam folder regularly (I plan to do it once a week from now on) and then clear the folder. Better still, set Google Calendar to remind you to do this once a week.


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