Frustrated by telephone tag and voice mail? Tired of illegible faxes? Join the tens of millions of people who have discovered that electronic mail offers a much more convenient way to communicate conveniently and effectively. In The E-Mail Companion, e-mail experts John S. Quarterman and Smoot Carl-Mitchell show you how to use electronic mail to communicate with people throughout the world without leaving your chair, picking up the telephone, or stamping a letter. In clear and concise language they explain how to: compose and reply to e-mail effectively send mail through the worldwide matrix of computer networks, including the Internet, BITNET, America Online, CompuServe, UUCP, FidoNet, and many others deal with mailer demons, the electronic equivalent of "return to sender, address unknown" take advantage of mailing lists--the newsletters, gossip columns, and trade journals of the online world find people's e-mail addresses find and retrieve files and documents. Whether you're new to electronic mail or just learning how to use it more effectively, The E-Mail Companion will be your essential guide to the dos, don'ts, and etiquette of using this new communication media. 0201406586B04062001Quarterman, John S. is the author of 'E-Mail Companion: Communications Effectively Via the Internet and Other Global Networks' with ISBN 9780201406580 and ISBN 0201406586.