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auto-responder

A program that responds to an email or other inquiry without human intervention. For example, if an email address is no longer valid, an auto-responder in the mail server sends an "undeliverable message" automatically to the sender. If the recipient has a new email address or is on vacation, an auto-responder can be set up to reply with an appropriate message.

Many people have received an inordinate amount of auto-responder messages due to email viruses, which send messages to random addresses extracted from the address books of unsuspecting users. If an email address is out-of-date, the auto-responder sends an "undeliverable" message to the sender, who had no idea the message was being sent in the first place.
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Once consumers click on a link, say for personal lines, your system should automatically stop the autoresponder and send out another email that gets into more detail on personal lines.
Autoresponders can also be used to deliver a service to your subscriber.
The best way is to integrate this is with an autoresponder.
Apartment Finder recently introduced a valuable product: a state-of-the-art, Web-based Lead Management System that tracks all lead activity from first contact to the lease; it also features an intelligent AutoResponder SmartReply, which instantly sends custom responses to online inquiries so e-mail leads never go unanswered.
Those with this sponsorship, which is available for an annual fee, receive unlimited leads and custom autoresponder capability.
Mulhall set up two autoresponder messages, one sent to new members and one sent whenever anyone voted.
The autoresponder is a software program that provides sophisticated, prewired automated responses to prospects' e-mail questions, depending on certain keywords found in the consumer's e-mail.
99/year, and includes web forwarding, free URL masking, unlimited e-mail addresses/aliases, an autoresponder, free search engine submission and a knowledge base.
Targeted at small and medium sized enterprises and corporate customers, the VSDMail application can be used for a range of tasks such as to add or remove domain names, manage multiple POP3 mailboxes, change mailbox passwords, configure e-mail addresses/aliases and create an e-mail autoresponder.
Setting up an autoresponder can be an expensive and complicated task.
H Follow up with a live contact: When prospects sign up for information, they should hear back from a real human being, not an autoresponder, says Perpetual's Pat Bitton.
Most Internet providers can provide such a feature with what's called an autoresponder service, for about $10 a month.
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