How to block emails on Gmail and report them to avoid spam and potential phishing

Perhaps the greatest plague of having an email address is the ridiculous numbers of spam emails that are sent out every day. Your spam folder is supposed to catch them, but even that defense can’t always stand up to the constant promotional emails you may receive.

So what do you do when the spam filter fails you? Well, you can always just continue to constantly delete emails, but if some company is sending them incessantly, that can add up to a lot of work. What you can do instead, in those cases, is block the sender completely.