May 8, 2014

Weekly eComm Tip: Be official, look professional

Always use a real, official CU or CU-affiliated address (such as,, and as your “from email address.”

Widely email servers—like Gmail, Yahoo and AOL—are now checking whether emails actually originate from their own servers. So, if you use a Gmail, Yahoo or AOL email address as the “from email address” in Harris “Address & Assemble,” you will see a lot more bouncebacks, and recipients who do get your email will likely see a phishing warning like the one above. Not only that, but using a non-official “from” address also makes your email appear less professional—don’t you think?