4 Steps to get your email inbox under control once and for all

ProAssisting Blog

Does the 10,000+ “Unread” notification that sits next to your email inbox catch your eye every time you open your inbox? You're not alone. Insider Productivity Best Practices

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Technology to help with email management

Practically Perfect PA

These ten fantastic pieces of software will help you manage your emails and your Executives. It is worth looking to see which ones will work for you, but they will all help you manage and automate emails! Core Skills Email Management Featured Office Technology admin administrators assistants EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant Virtual Assistant

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Standard replies to frequent email requests

Practically Perfect PA

So I’ve been using Gmail for… A LONG time… And last week I finally got around to having a look at some of the features that will help me keep on top of my emails. Core Skills Email Management Featured admin administrators assistants Canned Emails EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant Virtual Assistant

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Managing Emails Effectively: Tips on How to Maximize Email Use

Dumb Little Man

As a user, are you maximizing the use of email? Below are tips on managing emails effectively: E-mail Checking Time. Schedule what time you open your email, such as once a day or twice a day. Emails can distract you and having a schedule will enhance your productivity. For more professional emailing, marketers and sales professionals use email validation tool for email list clean up. Use filters to improve your email workflow.

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Email Management: 5 Top Tips for Managing Your Emails

Office Organization Success

I’m in email overload.” ” When I asked my subscribers recently what their biggest office headache is, email is right up there with the rest of them! Comments such as: “Emails – yikes!” ” “Responding to emails” “Managing email” “Email overload” Sound familiar? However, it can also hinder us, and this is particularly true in the case of emails. “Help!

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Rules For Controlling Email

Simple Productivity Blog

I get a lot of email; in fact about 300 emails per day wander through the various work and personal email inboxes. The post Rules For Controlling Email appeared first on Laura Earnest. EmailI have had to develop rules or risk getting swamped under the flood. Today I will share my personal rules and practices that help me keep it under control with minimal attention to my inboxes.

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Shareable: Email Postcard Rule

Simple Productivity Blog

For email, the old postcard rule applies. Email ShareableNobody else is supposed to read your postcards, but you'd be a fool if you wrote anything private on one. Judith Martin.

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How to make sure your emails are read… and actioned!

Practically Perfect PA

Draft a well thought out, concise and articulate email with a clear call to action. Check the email over and hit send. So you send a follow-up email, that usually starts with ‘per my last email…’ and then nothing. The thing is, how many emails […]. Core Skills Email Management Featured admin administrators assistants Career Communication EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant Virtual Assistant

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Email Triage: What it is and how it can help you

ProAssisting Blog

Now I’ll detail how I use email triage with the hope that you see a use for this technique in your dealings with both work and personal emails to “maximize email success in the shortest time period&#. On Sunday evenings, I log onto my work email from home to take a peak at my inbox and perform my initial round of email triage so I don’t feel caught off guard come Monday morning bright and early when I boot up my computer at work.

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How To Improve Your Business’ Email Response Time

Dumb Little Man

Promptly responding to the emails you receive is crucial for an array of reasons. If popular media has convinced you that “email is dying,” I encourage you to think again. In fact, email is doing the exact opposite. trillion emails will be pushed out annually.

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How I Process My Email (2019 Edition)

Simple Productivity Blog

How many emails are in your inbox? How much time do you spend scanning over emails that are already seen, thinking about what you have to do to each one? Inbox zero, which is not the number of emails in your inbox, minimizes the time you spend in your inbox. Today I share my current (as of 2019) method of processing email. I was at a co-worker's computer to help her with some code, and saw that she had 32,000+ emails in her inbox. Email Tools

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How To Email: Seth Godin’s Email Checklist

Productivity Bits

Email has been around for quite some time now. Email holds a very important role in our daily interaction with our fellow human beings. For many of us, email is a simplistic form of communication – one that wouldn’t take too much of our brain power to do. But if you are like some people, email is not as intuitive as it’s supposed to be. Email is very old but not all email users know how to properly use it. Email should be common-sense.

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Why Every E-Commerce Brand Needs to Be All-In on Email Marketing


Email isn't going anywhere, and it cannot be ignored. Email Marketing

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The Future (And History) of Phishing And Email Security

Dumb Little Man

That was when email was born. Because computer networks were so small and used by few people, email was not built with security in mind. billion email addresses worldwide never occurred to anyone. This oversight first led to spam and then email phishing.

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5 Best Email Management Practices

Office Organization Success

With all the different rules and regulations governing list management, it’s getting harder and harder to not only get your emails delivered to the recipient’s inbox – think all those spam filters – but to actually get your recipient to open and read your email. Just think about your own inbox for a second … how many emails do you get bombarded with each day? Here are my top five tips for best email management practices: 1.

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Clean Your Old Email With Email Retention Policies

Simple Productivity Blog

The same applies to email, though, which has been used in court cases. But how long do you have to keep the email from Great Aunt Edna talking about the snowstorm? That's where setting up an email retention schedule comes in. You can clean your old email with email retention policies. I get a lot of email every day. If I didn't delete most of it outright, I would have overrun my email capacity years ago. Email

How To Reset Your Email

Simple Productivity Blog

I had a changes to go into a release, and she hadn't responded to the system emails asking for her approval. Oh, I deleted all my emails on January 2nd. How many emails are in your inbox? If you have thousands, you need an email reset. EmailI wandered over to my client manager's desk. It was the first week of January, and the fix needed to be in the next week. "Oh,

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How to Craft the Perfect Email Newsletter

Small Business CEO

Want to craft the perfect email newsletter your clients will actually read? About 80% of adults use email. billion email users around the world make up about 50% of the world population. Email marketing can even improve your ROI.

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The history of email

The Small Business Blog

Nowadays, we take email for granted but many people do not know the history of email and how it came to be such an effective and widely-used communication tool. Therefore, we’ve taken it upon ourselves to document a brief history of email, so that people who use it on a day-to-day basis can appreciate just… Read the full article here: The history of email on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG. Guest Blog Apple ARPANET business email email Eudora Mimecast

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Getting A Fresh Start On Email

Simple Productivity Blog

If you are like most people, you have a lot of emails in your inbox, either unread or waiting for action. In fact, one study found that the average worker had 199 unread emails in their inbox. Another study found that workers receive 121 emails per day. That is a lot of email to be confronted with every time you open your inbox. The post Getting A Fresh Start On Email appeared first on Laura Earnest. Email Productivity

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Reducing Your Inputs: Email

Simple Productivity Blog

How many email addresses do you have? From how many places do you get email? How much of that email is not relevant? In today''s article about reducing inputs, we are going to tackle that modern miracle and bane: email. The post Reducing Your Inputs: Email appeared first on SimpleProductivityBlog.com. More great content can be found on the site at SimpleProductivityBlog.com.,

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Email Labels Vs. Folders

Simple Productivity Blog

One of the key strategies to finding things in an email program is to sort them in such a way that you can find them again quickly. One of the impediments to this is email programs that store their information in folders, as opposed to labeling the email. Today we will look at the fundamental differences in between folders and labels when it comes to email. The post Email Labels Vs. Folders appeared first on Simple Productivity Blog.

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Email That Works: Best Practices for Truly Busy People

Office Dynamics

Some people create folders within their email programs. Check email several times a day , rather than constantly, to prevent interruptions that decrease productivity. Keep emails short and to the point. If the information can be conveyed in a paragraph or two, send an email. What are your best practices for email management? The post Email That Works: Best Practices for Truly Busy People appeared first on Office Dynamics.

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The IRS Won't Be Calling, Emailing Or Texting. Don't Fall For Child Tax Credit Scams

NPR Technology

"Be alert to criminals who ask you, by phone, email, text – or even on social media, to verify your information," the IRS cautions. Image credit: J. David Ake/AP

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Top 10 Email Marketing Trends for 2021

Small Business CEO

One of the trusted ways of online marketing, namely email marketing is likely to be used more often. There would be more than 4 billion email users by the end of this year. Reaching out to them through email is a great way for marketers to try to boost business.

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Are You Checking Email Too Much?

Simple Productivity Blog

You pick up your phone and you immediately check your email. The question I want to look at today is about checking email too much.and a better way. I've had a terrible email habit. I think it stemmed from FOMO, but I would check my email around 20 times a day. Check my email. Check my email. Check my email. EmailIt's almost reflexive. Waiting in line? Cooking dinner? Walking the dog?

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Why You Should Consider Email Marketing

Dumb Little Man

A lot of business managers have now woken up to the benefits of email marketing and they are taking advantage of it big time. Email marketing does not require any print or postage cost and there are no fees to be paid in exchange for counted exposure. However, you may need a software to track and evaluate the emails. You may even incur a certain cost for sending millions of emails at once. Remember, you will be sending emails to those who have signed up for them.

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Archiving Email Off The Server With Outlook

Simple Productivity Blog

You might need to get email off of your server. If your company has quotas on how big your email boxes can be (and they all do), you might find yourself in a situation where you have no more room, but you need to hang onto emails for legal or documentation reasons. So you can either go through each email, either printing it to paper or file, or you can do the easy method if your company uses Outlook. EmailThe first is space.

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5 Ways People Dislike Your Emails (And Possibly You)

Practically Perfect PA

It concerned the findings of Professor David De Cremer from Cambridge University’s Judge Business School who’d looked into the emotional undergrowth of office email (at least that’s how the BBC put it). From what he uncovered, Professor De Cremer highlighted 10 things many people do when sending an email, which could lead the recipient to dislike or even distrust them. The article says: How do you sign off an email?

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Technology of the week: Canned Emails

Practically Perfect PA

What is Canned Emails? Canned Emails is a simple website that has a load of pre-written emails for a variety of circumstances from emailing in sick, letting down a supplier to breaking up with someone…(I promise I haven’t used it for this one. The website automatically opens my Outlook but otherwise you can simply copy and past the text into your own email and hit send. I sent you an email a little while ago.

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Freebie: Email Processing Poster

Simple Productivity Blog

I’ve released a new freebie – a poster on Email Processing. To get it, put your email address in below, and click on the button! Email: . The post Freebie: Email Processing Poster appeared first on SimpleProductivityBlog.com. More great content can be found on the site at SimpleProductivityBlog.com., or you can find me on Twitter ( @SmplProdBlog ) and Facebook ( Facebook.com/SimpleProductivity ).

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5 Tips to Ensure Your Emails Get Opened (and Read)

Office Organization Success

It’s getting harder and harder to get your subscribers to open your emails… Let alone read and act on them! As a result, business owners are seeing plummeting open rates for their email newsletters (ezines) … some email open rates are being reported as low as 8.6%. With the sheer volume of other information avenues we’re constantly subjected to these days, it’s not surprising that email open rates are taking a hit.

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Redefining Email Processing

Simple Productivity Blog

Such is the case I found with my email a few weeks ago. My email approach was a conglomeration of various methods touted at various times. One of the best features of GMail is that you can label each email with one or many labels to make it easy to find again. Through the filters built into GMail, I could assign labels based on who it was from, what address it went to, or keywords in the email itself. I created filters so that none of my email was unfiled.

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Gmail Email Management: Create Filters and Labels for Quick and Easy Email Organization

Office Organization Success

We all know that email is a huge source of overwhelm for many solopreneurs, and also one of the biggest time drains. However, email is essential to a solopreneur’s success, so you have to find a way of organizing your emails. If organized properly you’ll quickly and easily be able to: Focus on the top priority emails first. Skim your emails and see which ones need your attention. I have access to all of my emails! To a specific email address.

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How To Craft Effective Emails

Simple Productivity Blog

Emails come from everyone these days, and it is hard to distinguish between those that need attention and those that can be ignored. If you are sending emails, you want to make sure that your emails are getting the attention and action they need. After all, sending one effective email is more productive than sending a dozen ineffective ones. Here are the ways to craft effective emails: The post How To Craft Effective Emails appeared first on Simple Productivity Blog.

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Email for your to do’s?

Clutter Coach

by Should you use your email as a to do list? You can mark an email as replied-to, or create a whole stack of subject folders to parcel them into, but that’s a lot of work. . you can park emails in a Waiting For folder so you can follow up on what you’ve done. It’s super easy to search your email so creating folders for everything is a waste of time. . The post Email for your to do’s? Email To Do Lists

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5-Step Checklist for Sending Out Email Broadcasts

Office Organization Success

Everything you do in your business, from responding to emails to working with clients, needs to be systemized and documented, so that it’s very easy to create a repeatable process in your business. One of the areas where I see this happening is in sending out your email broadcasts, whether you’re a do-it-yourself business owner, or whether you have a virtual assistant doing this for you. The wrong email template being used. Emails going out at the wrong time.

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Business Email: Essential and Affordable

The Small Business Blog

For many businesses, free cloud-based email isn’t fit for purpose. That’s why the Email app from WinWeb is so useful to businesses. Lifetime access to your fully integrated email in the Cloud is now available for just £5 / $8. Read… Read the full article here: Business Email: Essential and Affordable on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG. WinWeb WinWeb Apps business email email

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Professional Cloud Email for life

The Small Business Blog

Want Cloud email functionality that’s tightly integrated into the rest of your business processes? Pay once and gain lifetime access to the Cloud email app. Read the full… Read the full article here: Professional Cloud Email for life on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG. WinWeb business email email WinWeb have the ideal add-on for any existing users of their Cloud Apps or anyone just looking to make their first steps into the world of Software-as-a-Service.

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Essential Tips On How to Manage Work Emails Without Losing Productivity

Dumb Little Man

Did you know that an average professional receives close to 121 emails a day? Now if this is the number of emails an average professional receives, what about your work email? Hundreds of emails, right? Delete Unimportant Emails. Read Worthy Emails.

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AMP for Emails as a New Word in Email Marketing

Small Business CEO

We even thought of reeducation as it seemed that the email marketer profession is about to extinct back then. Dozens of forecasts stated that outdated email format itself will be replaced by advanced new-fashioned communication channels. In March 2019, Google released AMP for Email. Since that day, things changed completely – and we, the email marketers, are not scared of the dark future anymore.…

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Automating Email: Canned Responses

Simple Productivity Blog

For many of us, email is a major form of communication. Between personal and work email, many of us can receive hundreds of messages a day! Many of those emails require a quick response, and some of them request the same information over and over. In this latest installment about automating life, I want to share how I handle these types of email. For those who respond to a lot of emails, you can probably classify those emails into groups.

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Email Like a Boss: The Ultimate CEO Email Guide

Small Business CEO

Learn tips and tricks in this guide to CEO email management. Are you guilty of letting your email inbox go for days and seeing your email count climb off the charts? Keep reading to learn how to manage your email like a boss plus tips and tricks to CEO email management.

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