Posts Tagged:email

Gmail Labs: Undo Send! TGFU (thank goodness for undo)

The people behind Gmail are constantly working to add features to their already kick-ass email client web application.  Google Labs is sort of like a toy chest for Gmail, containing dozens of major and minor plug ins for the Gmail client.  Some of these plug ins provide new features, some simply tweak the look and…

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Gmail tip: Mute a discussion thread

Subscribe to a lot of mailing lists do you?  Receive a lot of email about stuff you don’t really care about? Reclaim control over your inbox!  Behold, the “Mute” feature in Gmail.  Found in the “More Actions” menu of Gmail, mute allows you to effectively silence long, irrelevant conversation threads. [Muted …] messages added to…

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Inbox Zero: a new email frontier

I spent the entirety of last week uploading mail from user accounts into the Google.  and what i saw in the process shocked and frightened me!  i saw massive, bloated inboxes, overflowing with unread messages and one-off memos that should’ve been deleted the moment their message met your visual cortex.  i saw folders of folders…

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Advice for Controlling Email Onslaught

How do you do it?! Inquiring minds want to know! A top 5 list from the website of my personal productivity guru Mr. Merlin Mann.  These are some easy and quick tips for improving the quality of our email communication.  Humankind has had roughly 10,000 years to master the written word, and we’ve had maybe…

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