Why noreply email addresses are bad for business

It’s 2012... There are no flying cars, no robot maids and no Judge Dredd… this is a future that would bring a sour taste of disappoint to the mouth of most science fiction writers. One exciting reality we do have though is open and engaging conversation with the companies whose products and services we spend our hard earned universal credits on ... don’t we?

Twitter, Facebook, blogs and forums have transformed the way that we have discussions with so many brands, making our opinions heard and seeking reparation for the wrongs we have been cast. Yet email, the social media from the time before ‘social media' began, often remains a brick wall, thanks to everybody’s most attentive customer service agent, Joe Noreply.

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