Originally Posted by Dubdub
Many of us do not recommend using the carrier supplied email address "firstname.lastname@example.org". One main reason is there is no SPAM filtering at all on tha account and could be the source of a lot of the SPAM you see. If that address gets harvested, you can be open for lots of it.
In addition, you cannot take that address with you when and if you change carriers.
And finally, the only way to read mail to that account is on the BB. in a data outage, no mail in or out.
I wasn't clear. The way my business email works is:
GoDaddy business email address is
All email that comes into GoDaddy/
is immediately cc'd to
In BIS I have it set so that the "reply to" for
As far as I know, nobody sends any email to
I've had this setup for about 5 years. Everything works very well with the exception of the spam that's pushed to my BB. GoDaddy filters spam moderately well, but not before it cc's to my BB.
(My desktop, Outlook, polls GoDaddy every 5 minutes, so that's the other way I receive mail.)
(By the way, the reason why I get so much spam is from the fact that my business email address is public.)
Does anyone have a suggestion about routing mail through Gmail to take advantage of their excellent spam filters?