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Music Advocacy Links
By Teresa Heitman
8/11/2010 3:28:00 PM  

Music Matters!

Let your voice be heard about the importance of music education for every child! Find out more from the links on this page.
Information | Action Tools | General Arts
Stats & Research | For Parents | For Educators | For Therapists | Videos

Websites for more information

 

 

Action Tools: How to get involved?

 

 

For Parents

 

 

Videos/Podcasts

 

 

General Arts

 

 

Stats & Research

 

 

Articles For Educators

 

 

For Therapists

 

 


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Free Shipping on Bulk Recorder Purchase
By Teresa Heitman
8/4/2010 2:58:00 PM  

We offer FREE SHIPPING when you purchase any combination of 100 or more YAMAHA, HARMONY, ANGEL, WEST MUSIC, and HOHNER brand recorders or recorder packages!*

This free shipping offer is valid on ground shipments to the continental US. Please contact us in advance for shipments to Alaska, Hawaii, and international locations as rates and regulations vary.

Please Note: For online orders we are currently unable to calculate FREE SHIPPING for this recorder promotion.  Go ahead with your order and we will adjust the shipping when processing your order.

Expedited shipping is not included in this Free Shipping promotion and will be an additional fee.

This offer applies to orders of 100 or more West Music, Harmony, Yamaha, Angel, and Hohner recorders listed in the West Music Catalog. Shipping charges will be added to other items shipped with the 100 or more recorders and recorder packages.

*This offer does not include Aulos recorders or Aulos recorder packages.


BROWSE RECORDERS HERE!

BROWSE RECORDER PACKS HERE!


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Missing Our Emails?
By Teresa Heitman
7/21/2010 2:54:00 PM  

Does your email client remove or hide our newsletter content or send the email to the Junk Mail folder?

The following email help was developed to facilitate the permission-based marketing that West Music practices. Because all IT departments are different, and spam filters sometimes filter legitimate email, it is highly recommended that you add the WestMusic.com domain to your Safe Senders list in your email client.

You can add us to your "safe sender" list by following the instructions below. If we can be of more help, please contact us.

Email Programs

Anti-spam Programs

What is a Safe Sender?

An email Safe Senders List (sometimes called a White List) is a list of email addresses from people you trust.

A White List is managed by the email program you use, or sometimes from the main email server at your company (you may need to speak to your IT Support to sort server side if you make West Music a "safe sender" but fail to receive our newsletters.)

In addition to following the procedure below, when adding an email address to your address book, you automatically add a sender's email address to your email White List, confirming that you choose to receive their email communication.

Microsoft Outlook Express® (version 6 or higher)

  1. Open the email.
  2. Left-click the sender icon, or right click the sender’s name.
  3. Click Add to contacts.
  4. Click Save and close.

Microsoft Outlook® 2007 Users:

  1. Open the newsletter you received from us.
  2. On the toolbar click "Safe Lists" on "Junk E-Mail"
  3. You'll have three options. You can select "Add Sender to Safe Senders List" or "Add Sender's Domain to Safe Senders"
  4. Click "OK" on the confirmation dialogue pop-up box.

Microsoft Outlook® 2003 Users:

  1. Open the newsletter you received from us.
  2. On the toolbar click on "Actions"
  3. From the drop down menu select “Junk E-mail”
  4. Select “Add sender to safe senders list”
  5. A dialogue box will appear with the words “The sender of the selected message has been added to your safe senders list”
  6. Click the “OK” button to confirm
  7. Your email message will be automatically entered into your Outlook contacts list.

    AOL® Users:

    1. Open the newsletter you received from us.
    2. Click on the "Add Address" icon.
    3. The Reed Business Information email address is automatically populated in the name and email fields in the "Add Contact" dialogue box. Verify that the information is correct.
    4. Click the Save button.
    5. Your email message will be automatically entered into your AOL address book.

      If you need further help on this, visit your AOL's Support pages.

      Gmail® Users:

      1. Open the newsletter you received from us.
      2. Click on the "More options" link next to the date.
      3. Click on "Add sender to Contacts list" in the options below the Subject line.
      4. Your email message will be automatically entered into your Gmail contacts list.

        If you need further help, visit Gmail's Support pages.

        Hotmail® Users:

        1. Open the newsletter you received from us.
        2. Click "Save Address(es)" at the top of the message.
        3. Our email address is automatically populated in the email field in the "Add to Address Book" page.
        4. Your email message will be automatically entered into your Hotmail address book.

          If you need further help, visit Hotmail's Support pages.

          Window Live® Mail Users:

          1. Click Options.
          2. On the left side of the page, click Mail and junk e-mail, and then click Allowed and blocked senders.
          3. Click Allowed senders.
          4. Type our domain (westmusic.com) and then click Add to List.

            Yahoo!® Users:

            1. Open the newsletter you received from us.
            2. Click "Add to Address Book" link next to the icon on the far right.
            3. Our email address is automatically populated in the email field in the "Add to Address Book" page. Verify the information is correct.
            4. Click "Add to Address Book."
            5. Your email message will be automatically entered into your Yahoo! address book.

              If you need further help, visit Yahoo! Support pages.

              Norton AntiSpam

              1. Start up Norton AntiSpam
              2. Click the Status & Settings tab
              3. Click AntiSpam
              4. Click Configure
              5. Click Allowed List tab
                Click Add button
              6. In the 'Email Address' box, enter our email address 
              7. Click OK, Click OK

                McAffee Spamkiller

                1. Click the Friends tab
                2. Click Email Address tab
                3. Click the Down Arrow to view your Personal Friends List
                4. Along the Right Side choose Add A Friend
                5. In the Address box, enter our email address
                6. Click Save.

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