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Street Walking: Get a Real Email Address Please!

mineral waterQuick quiz…

You’re a multi-national company that sells bottles of “naturally sparkling mineral water,” and you go head-to-head with Perrier and Pellegrino. What email address domain do you use for customers to contact you?

A.) @gmail.com
B.) @hotmail.com
C.) @gerolsteiner.com
D.) @yahoo.com

If you guessed C, you’d probably be surprised to hear that you’re wrong. Well, at least according to Gerolsteiner. The email address Gerolsteiner uses on their bottle label is germanmineralwater@hotmail.com.

sparkling water contact

(Seriously? What year is it?)

Nothing says wannabe like a generic email address. Time to step up to the big league, boys, or go home.

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