Why You Should Stop Using Free Email Services for Your Business





How would you feel if your bank sends you an email from any of these email addresses; gtbank99@yahoo, gtbank4real@yahoo or gtbank@yahoo?





1. info@gtbank.com: LOOKS MORE SERIOUS AND PROFESSIONAL THAN gtbank@yahoo.com How would you feel if your bank sends you an email from any of these email addresses; gtbank99@yahoo.com, gtbank4real@yahoo.com or gtbank@yahoo.com? It is almost certain that you will be taken aback, and if you are discerning, you will most probably be on the red alert fearing that you are about to be scammed.


This is because you do not expect your bank or any other serious organization to send you a mail using free email services like Yahoo, Gmail or Hotmail. Serious and professional organizations send out mails using CUSTOMIZED EMAILS. For example, Gtbank (info@gtbankplc.com).

The truth is that the financial success of every business, either one-man or more, is largely determined by how it is perceived by potential clients. It is our desire to help change every creamycakes@yahoo.com to bookings@creamycakes.com and every crestconsulting@hotmail.com to enquiries@crestconsulting.com or info@crestconsulting.com or both if so desired



2. FREE EMAILS CAN BE HIJACKED AND USED TO DEFRAUD YOUR CLIENTS No wonder Google that owns Gmail now has a separate emails for business people and it’s not Gmail The security level of free email services is not sufficient enough to handle the delicate nature of business correspondence. The exchange of emails between you and your clients requires a high level of privacy and security which cannot be guaranteed by free email services.


Apart from the fact that free email services often come with lots of adverts and spam mails, they can be hijacked by fraudsters to defraud your clients. There are several reported cases of unsuspecting clients who have been tricked into paying into the personal bank accounts by scammers who specialize in intercepting the mails of companies that use free email services. Many business relationships have been ruined as a result of this loophole which has left many firms in deep losses. You could avoid the pain of regret and spare your clients the agony of financial loss by avoiding the use of free email services for your business correspondence.



3. You can be perceived as not ready for substantial business Perception is key in the business world. Often times you do not get the second chance to make a good impression. Most business partners (both local and foreign) are very careful in choosing their business relationships. Perception remains one of the key elements that influences their decision to either do business with you or not. Using free email services could be great turn off to big clients. You do not want to be biting your fingers after missing out on an opportunity to seal a big business deal because of the wrong perception clients have of you. Register your domain name and open your business to substantive business opportunities.



4. HAVING YOUR OWN CUSTOMIZED EMAIL ADDS CREDIBILITY AND MAKES YOUR SMALL BUSINESS LOOK BIG The place of credibility in the achievement of business success can not be over-emphasized. Having your own CUSTOMIZED EMAIL gives you a good measure of credibility and makes your small business look big. We aimed at giving Nigerian businesses and corporate organizations the serious and professional look that is needed for competitive edge both locally and internationally.