Outlook Tips

Reply All, BCC, and Contact Groups

Reply All

Bob Pozen, a senior lecturer of business administration at Harvard Business School recommends: "Don't hit 'Reply All' unless it is imperative that everyone needs to hear what you have to say".

BCC (Blind Carbon Copy)

Use the BCC field when emailing a large group of people to minimize the chances of multiple people using "Reply All".

If you do not see the BBC field when you open a new message follow the directions below.

Contact Groups

Use contact groups (distribution lists) to ensure you don't forget anyone in a group and to save time,

Directions for setting up contact groups.