How to put my site link in my email signature

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How to put my site link in my email signature
Some professionals include a link to their website in their signature. (computer working image by NiDerLander from

An e-mail signature is text that is automatically inserted at the bottom of your e-mails, such as "Sincerely, Martha Brown." You can add your website link to your e-mail signature to advertise your site to your correspondents. If your website is associated with your career, putting a link in your e-mail signature can help you look more professional.

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    Add a link to your Yahoo! signature. Log in to your e-mail account and click "Options" at the top of the screen on the right side. On the Options screen, click "Signature." On the Signature screen, enter your website URL in the large blank box (including the "http://" to make the link active). Click "Save."

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    Add a link to your Gmail signature. Log in to your Google Mail account. Click "Settings," located on the top right side of the page. On the next screen, scroll down to the signature section. Select the radio button beside the large empty box. In the box, type in your website link and click "Save Changes."

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    Add a link to your Outlook signature. Open Outlook and log in. Select "Options" from the toolbar and then click the "Mail Format" tab. Look for the signature picker section and click on it. Click "New." Create a name for your signature. Click the radio button beside the word "Start" and click "Next." In the blank box, enter your website URL and click "Finish" at the bottom of the screen. This will be your active signature. If you like, you can create more than one signature; when you create a new signature, the old one will be saved under the name you gave it.

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    Add a link to your Hotmail signature. Log in to your Hotmail account and click "Options." Under "More Options," find the "Signature" link and select it. On the Signature page, select "Mail" and then "Personal e-mail Signature." Type your signature into the blank box and click "OK."

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    Alternatively, change the text in your signature to a hyperlink. In most e-mail services, you can set up text as a hyperlink in your signature, instead of typing your URL. To do this, type what you want the link to say, for example "My Website." Use your mouse to highlight the text by clicking the first letter and dragging the mouse across. Look for a small icon with a piece of a chain or something that says "Link." Click the icon. In the box that appears, type your website URL and hit the "Enter" key. The text is now a link to your website.

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