First rule -- do not send unsolicited attachments.
If you wish to send an attachment, ask the recipient beforehand.
Keep in mind that Internet service in the developing world
remains much slower than in the United States or Europe. An
attachment that takes 30 seconds to download in an wired town
such as Austin, Texas might take five minutes south of the border.
CC and BCC
There are times, however, when you may wish to share news
with a group. It is easy to do this with a "Cc" (Carbon Copy)
message so that everyone knows that you are sending your message
to a group of people (or "Bcc" (Blind Carbon Copy) when you
do not want the recipients to have each other's email.
The general rule of thumb -- the more people cc'ed on
a message, the less attention any one person pays to
Repeating the request -- do not include a Planeta.com address
in any 'cc' list of people we do not know.
Travelers are most likely to trust operations with an established
history. So much the better if you can document your own history.
Email newsletters are a handy tool, though be forewarned against
employing an email
Two critical tips - never add anyone to a mailing list without
their permission. And always provide the receiver with an 'opt
For businesses, consider posting the newsletter on your website
as an addition to delivering it via email. Always give the receiver
multiple options to access your news. Is your newsletter available
Operators featured on Planeta's World
Travel Directory are encouraged to post the link and a few
lines on the relevant country topic within the Planeta
Forum. Please do not post the entire newsletter as we prefer
brief replies rather than long posts in the forum.
Commercial services exist for businesses including Email
Mail and Constant
Contact. Another option is using Yahoo