WSO Newsletter - June 2002
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June 2002 ISSUE: 057
1. Link to WSO for Free Web Hosting
2. Need Web Based E-Mail?
-> Useful WSO Links
Newsletter Back Issues - http://www.wso.net/news.htm
Referral Program - http://www.wso.net/referral.htm
Tech Support - http://www.wso.net/support.htm
-> ARTICLE #1: Link to WSO for Free Web Hosting ================
---> Relevant for ALL WSO Accounts =============================
It couldn't be simpler. Create a link from your web site to the
Instead of "wso#####" put your WSO SupportCenter Login ID.
The ID's always start with "wso" and end with five numbers,
for example, wso11082.
If a visitor to your site clicks on this link, and subsequently
orders a WSO account (even weeks later), you will get a referral
credit equal to the monthly cost of the account the person
So, if you have a FP Only account, and somebody who has clicked
on your referral link orders a Virtual Domain account, you'll
actually get more than 3 months of web hosting FREE!
For full details, please visit the following web page:
If you have any questions or need help, we'll be more than
happy to explain the referral program or help you create links.
Keep in mind, WSO is able to compete because we are honest and
knowledgeable, fair and reliable, and never make claims we can't
live up to. Your referrals are one of the things that make WSO
successful. We appreciate them and encourage you to tell your
friends, family and colleagues about us.
-> ARTICLE #2: Need Web Based E-Mail? ==========================
---> Relevant for SD, VD, CP Customers =========================
Currently WSO does not offer a web based e-mail system. But
these features are available through a great free service called
POP3now. POP3now has paid premium options, but the basic service
is free and can do everything you'll need.
All WSO accounts, except for the FP Only type, come with a POP3
account (a real e-mail box). POP3now will let you log into that
account to get your mail, securely, from anywhere that has a web
browser connected to the Internet... for FREE.
1. Go to http://www.pop3now.com
2. Click on "Login Now" button (top of screen).
3. Enter your e-mail Username and Password. This is your main
Unix username and password you picked when your signed up
for service with WSO. This is NOT your SupportCenter info
or your FrontPage publishing info.
4. Enter the POP3 Server. This is just your domain name. Don't
include the 'www' part of your domain name.
5. You do not need to pick a service provider from their drop
6. Choose Low Bandwidth to keeps things speedy.
7. From there, just follow the directions provided by the
Again, the service is free, it is secure (SSL encrypted), and
allows you to send and receive e-mail (and attachments!!) just
using a web browser.
Please be assured, we are not affiliated with POP3Now and we do
not receive any money or kickbacks from them. They simply offer
a great free service that you should know about.
We first mentioned POP3Now's service in our December 2000
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