Google Alias Email Addresses

Google has just once again made it easier to try and avoid spam … or create filters … or something else depending on your creativity.  Google mail has built in support for alias email addresses.  The beauty of it is that it is already setup and ready to go — you don’t have to do a thing.  If your email address is, then the basic formula goes like this:

Maybe you’re signing up for a PayPal account and it asks you for your email address or you want to sign up for Coupon Bug.  You might use something like these: or

You could then automatically tag messages coming in from these addresse, or forward them, or move them to a different folder.  Interesting concept — I am a fan!

Until next time …

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