I'm a bit of an obsessive compulsive organization freak when it comes to the digital world. Despite what you might think from looking at my desktop, I like to keep things organized and consolidated. In fact, I just got finished reorganizing my iTunes music folder (which hardly ever needs it, but apple recently reorganized the way they store different types of media so I took advantage of that and resolved some duplicate file issues at the same time).
Anyhow, I recently was brought on as a contractor for a small web-firmâ€”sounds spiffy, kinda like a law-firmâ€”to do some work. I was of course given an email address with the appropriate domain name to reflect the company. Since I have my own "Company" (Twilight Coders) which I try to consolidate my work under, I wanted to be able to keep a copy of the email transactions in the email account associated with Twilight Coders. Not only this, but I wanted to go a step further; I wanted to be able to reply from said email account, under the guise of the "new" email account (the company for which I'll be contracting). Well, since I use Gmailâ€”or, more accurately, Google Appsâ€”for hosting my email, I knew that this "feature" was supported.
In order to accomplish this, you do one of the following: