No other tool has helped me organize my email better...
Stick to the 3-B Plan when Emailing Busy People
Good thoughts on electronic communication with busy people...
Email Is Not Broken; We Are
Here’s an interesting perspective on the ‘problem’ of email… There's a constant flow of "email is/is not broken" articles across the internet, but most of them miss the point. Email as a system is not broken, but we, through our email behaviors, are. Nearly all of the articles written recently about fixing email have concentrated … Continue reading Email Is Not Broken; We Are
How to be an ‘Inbox Hero’ with Gmail
Last Wednesday we began a series of 'lunch and learn' presentations at The Docking Station in Green Bay, WI and I am pleased to share it [almost] in its entirety below. This is the first in a series of ongoing presentations on the topic of thought leadership marketing which will be published in a book … Continue reading How to be an ‘Inbox Hero’ with Gmail
Blogging is actually very EFFICIENT!
In many ways, blogging is no more difficult than sending an email and much more effective in the long run... "If you're a great baker or known for your mad IT skills, chances are you get asked the same things over and over again. You probably also end up fielding distress calls from frantic friends … Continue reading Blogging is actually very EFFICIENT!
The Ultimate Info Smorgasbord!
Image via CrunchBase Are you still getting email newsletters? I'm doing everything I can to eliminate them and keep my inbox for 'just in time' information only. Wait! Where do I get the information which was contained in those newsletters? Through newsfeeds. Here's a post that might help you get started... "Do you have a … Continue reading The Ultimate Info Smorgasbord!
On Gmail’s Success…
Nice praise for one of my favorite tools... "Financial Times reports that Gmail has about 100 million users and the growth rate is still significant: "[Gmail] has been gaining ground in the US over the past year, with users growing by more than 40 per cent, compared to 2 per cent for Yahoo and a … Continue reading On Gmail’s Success…
The Working Inbox
"Today, I was firing off a couple of emails when I noticed that the message count in the top corner said, “483 Messages”! I decided enough was enough and began doing some more research into managing my inbox. I checked up on lifehacker.com, 43folders.com, and a few others to see what was going on. One … Continue reading The Working Inbox
Some good email advice…
...from a reputable source..."Want to be sure that you are a valuable member of the team? Well, then don’t annoy your coworkers with your email habits. Or worse, don’t annoy your superiors. “Since email is now the number one business communication tool it’s become the best way to trumpet your value and save your job,” … Continue reading Some good email advice…
2,433 Unread Emails?
Does this sound familiar?"I routinely declare email bankruptcy and simply delete my entire inbox. But even so, I currently have 2,433 unread emails in my inbox. Plus another 721 in my Facebook inbox. and about thirty skype message windows open with unanswered messages. It goes without saying, of course, that my cell phone voicemail box … Continue reading 2,433 Unread Emails?