Starting your own email service @yourdomain.com is a good way to make your web site popular. Did you ever think why people visit yahoo daily ? Most visit yahoo for one reason, checking their emails.
Having your own email serice, visitors keep visiting your web site for checking emails, sending emails. Each mail send out from our email service is a an advertisement for you. For example, if you get a [email protected], he send out mails to 10 people, they will now know your web site. So you get free popularity. If you have 1000 users, and all of them send 10 mails a day, imagain the popularity your web site is going to get.
To start your own email service, there are some scripts and programs available. Some of them are:
SocketMail - SocketMail Professional Edition (SocketMail Pro) is a professional e-mail server that enable you to do multi-domain hosting. From a single point of installation in a particular server, you can run virtually unlimited e-mail (and webmail) service. This is particularly useful if you are an e-mail service provider. SocketMail Pro require you to have a dedicated server and root access to install and configure.
MerakMail Server - The Merak Mail Server Suite for Windows or Linux "All-Inclusive" software bundles provide significant savings on our standard Merak Mail Server pricing and empowers companies with a fast, secure, efficient and powerful total messaging solution.
@Mail - robust integration of Open Source Technology, Unix, Strong Encryption, and industry-standard Groupware Features in a centralized messaging platform. The software can be used as a WebMail interface to an existing mailserver, a complete Email Server platform, or an Exchange replacement. Seamlessly unifying messaging components, @Mail simplifies migration from outdated legacy systems. Filtering out the white noise of growing open-source options, @Mail is a reliable and complete messaging platform that includes full source code for complete control.
RoundCube - RoundCube Webmail is a browser-based multilingual IMAP client with an application-like user interface. It provides full functionality you expect from an e-mail client, including MIME support, address book, folder manipulation and message filters. RoundCube Webmail is written in PHP and requires the MySQL database. The user interface is fully skinnable using XHTML and CSS 2.
EveryOne.net - provides full-featured email services for over 300,000 domains. Our solutions include a range of features including Web Mail, SpamShield Pro, Anti-Virus, IMAP, POP, SMTP and free domain registrations. Choose one of our email solutions below.