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Can’t Create AdSense Account – Email Address Already Used / Exists

I was recently cancelling my old Google AdSense account so that I could create a new one with the email address that I use for all of my other Google accounts. However, AdSense wouldn’t let me create the new account. When I would try to choose the option that “I have an email address and password (Google Account) I already use with Google services” and select to use my existing Google account for AdSense, it gives an error that my email address is already associated with an AdSense account. I had never created an AdSense account with this email address, so why was it saying this?

I had performed many searches trying to find the solution to this, but could not find any answers that worked for my situation. By fortunate chance, about a week later I fell upon the answer. Continue reading Can’t Create AdSense Account – Email Address Already Used / Exists

Using IMAP with GoDaddy email accounts

Setting up GoDaddy IMAP email

I really enjoy using GoDaddy for my domain and hosting provider. However, there has always been one aspect of their services that gets on my nerves: email. Let me count the ways:

  1. Their email services limit SMTP forwarding to 250 times per day (that is how many emails you can send each day.)
  2. Each mailbox only can store up to 10 MB, unless you pay extra.
  3. You cannot use IMAP with their accounts, only POP3 or the website-based email.

Fortunately, I found out today how overcome all of these problems in one felled swoop. To summarize the process, you use Google Apps instead of the GoDaddy email system. GoDaddy lets you set all the nitty-gritty details of your account settings, including how your email is handled. There is a nice tutorial how to do this here: http://howbits.com/?p=17

Or, if you don’t want to follow the instructions at the site above, then you just create a Google Apps account at http://www.google.com/a/help/intl/en/index.html , enter your domain name, go to the “Dashboard” page, click on the “Activate email” link, and follow the directions. Continue reading Using IMAP with GoDaddy email accounts