In this section, we take a look at various specialized free Email programs and services on the Web. Our listings here include free services that let you offer your own custom, branded Email service on your Web site, to services that let you turn your pager into a wireless messaging center. We also review free services that perform such useful tasks as encrypting your Emails from snoops.
Are you reluctant to enter your E-mail address in an online form, for fear of being spammed? This free service lets you sign up for a temporary disposable E-mail address that you can use to protect your online privacy and avoid spammers. (Note: site is available in multiple languages, including English).
Are you worried about sending private info via email? This easy-to-use program keeps your email secure with strong encryption. EncryptUs sits in the background automatically encrypting and decrypting your email. (Note: in order to work, EncryptUs must be used by your email recipient, as well). The program is free for personal use.
This free service offers temporary, disposable E-mail accounts that you can use to protect your privacy and also reduce the spam you receive. It's a handy service to use when you're reluctant to use your main, primary E-mail address when you're prompted to enter an E-mail address online.
Do you work with email lists? This is a handy free online tool that you can use to filter and purify email lists in order to use them with an email service such as MailChimp. Using this service, you can extract emails from CSV files, detect incorrect emails and remove bounced or unsubscribed emails.
Would you like to set up a newsletter for your site's visitors? This site offers free, ad-supported hosting for mailing lists. It's easy to set up: all you need to do is sign up, and then cut and paste a section of HTML to your pages (which creates a subscription form, which your visitors can use to sign up for your newsletter). This service is offered in English, French and Dutch versions.