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

2019 175

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!

2015 213
Insiders

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

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.

Email 202

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

2018 176

Manage Expectations with Email

Clutter Coach

Republished by Blog Post Promoter People put a variety of information in their email signature files , from business phone numbers to favorite quotations to colorful images of their signatures. I recently got an email that had a very clever sig line , as follows: "I reply to emails at 8AM, 2PM and 4PM. The post Manage Expectations with Email appeared first on Clutter Coach. by Originally posted 2008-05-29 09:15:00.

2015 100

Top Tips and Tools For Managing Emails

Office Organization Success

Earlier this week a client email me asking, “Do you have 2 separate email accounts, one for business and one for personal. That’s what I have right now, but I am wondering if I should merge my email into one account, my business account. ” This was a great question because I know many of you struggle with managing your emails on a day-to-day basis. What’s you current email system set up? How To Create An Effective Email Signature.

Email 155

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

2018 160

Managing someone else’s calendar

Practically Perfect PA

Managing someone else’s calendar. You are managing your boss or client’s Inbox and/or Calendar. Core Skills Diary Management Email Management Featured admin administrators assistants Calendar EA Executive Assistant MS Office Office manager Outlook PA Personal Assistant technology Virtual AssistantYou know how it is.

Manage Expectations with Email

Clutter Coach

Republished by Blog Post Promoter People put a variety of information in their email signature files , from business phone numbers to favorite quotations to colorful images of their signatures. I recently got an email that had a very clever sig line , as follows: "I reply to emails at 8AM, 2PM and 4PM. Originally posted 2008-05-29 09:15:00.

Email 100

Tips for Email Management

Jen Lawrence

Unsurprisingly, email tends to be most workers’ biggest headache. Whether it’s a burning desire to document everything or senders just like the ease of email, we are inundated with messages at all hours of the day. How do we manage the chaos? There are a lot of functionalities built into email clients to make our lives easier – we just have to discover them or actually use them. However, some emails need a little more effort.

2019 43

Tips for Email Management

Jen Lawrence

Unsurprisingly, email tends to be most workers’ biggest headache. Whether it’s a burning desire to document everything or senders just like the ease of email, we are inundated with messages at all hours of the day. How do we manage the chaos? There are a lot of functionalities built into email clients to make our lives easier – we just have to discover them or actually use them. However, some emails need a little more effort.

2019 43

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.

Email 183

Why I Stopped Saying You Can’t Use Email to Manage Tasks

Productivityist

For years I’ve been a champion of steering clear of email when you’re trying to manage your tasks. Every time I have witnessed someone using Outlook or Gmail as a to do list, I cringed and did my best to get them to see the light of day and start using an actual task management or to do list application for getting things done instead. Now I wouldn’t say that I’ve seen the light of day and realized that you can use any email app as a to do list – far from it.

2019 87

Simple Email Management With The New Gmail Tabs

Office Organization Success

Being an online business management expert, I felt I should address this whole “Gmail tab” hoopla that seems to have had list owners in a panic for the past couple of weeks. If you’ve received one of those very desperate-sounding “if you want to continue to receive my emails, move me to the Primary tab” emails, then you’ll know exactly what I mean! Okay, so first let’s address those emails that have been sent out….

Email 136

Outlook Tip: Create Rules and Folders for Simple Email Management

Office Organization Success

Do you get a ton of emails each day? If this is you, then read on for some tips on organizing your Inbox so that you spend less time sifting through the junk and more time on the emails that need your attention now! These tips below are based on using Outlook and Outlook Express, but if you don’t use either of these email programs, just let me know the one that you do use and I’ll find out how to do it! Related article: 5 Top Tips for Managing Your Emails.

Email 151

A Quick Email Management Tip

Office Organization Success

Emails aren’t urgent! Don’t feel you have to read and act upon your email the second it hits your inbox. Here’s an article with some tips on how you can manage your email to increase your productivity and keep your sanity! Quick Biz Tip

Email 130

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.

Email 156

Time Management Self-Assessment: Rate Your Skills!

Eat Your Career

I am also passionate about all things related to time management. Each of these statements is directly tied to a specific component of time management (which is truly a multi-faceted skill). Time Management Self-Assessment. You are a master of time management!

2021 207

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.

2010 629

Outlook Tip: Create Rules and Folders for Simple Email Management

Office Organization Success

Do you get a ton of emails each day? If this is you, then read on for some tips on organizing your Inbox so that you spend less time sifting through the junk and more time on the emails that need your attention now! These tips below are based on using Outlook and Outlook Express, but if you don’t use either of these email programs, just let me know the one that you do use and I’ll find out how to do it! Related article: 5 Top Tips for Managing Your Emails.

Email 130

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?

2017 155

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.

2016 126

Email That Works: Best Practices for Truly Busy People

Office Dynamics

Are you getting so much that it’s sometimes impossible to manage it properly and still be productive? Some people create folders within their email programs. Hint: If your e-mail program permits you to “manage” messages – sending them to folders without showing up in your inbox, for instance – you may want to explore that option. Check email several times a day , rather than constantly, to prevent interruptions that decrease productivity.

2017 131

Event Management for PAs – how to create the basic plan

Practically Perfect PA

However, event management is a skill that is a little, ok a lot more specialist. Core Skills Email Management Featured Writers admin assistants Events Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal AssistantAs a PA/EA you already regularly organise meetings and minor events. You probably organise the social aspects too, certainly the office Christmas party! If you have been asked to organise a conference as part of your role, know that this […].

2018 175

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.

2015 162

Outlook Tip: Create Rules and Folders for Simple Email Management

Office Organization Success

Do you get a ton of emails each day? If this is you, then read on for some tips on organizing your Inbox so that you spend less time sifting through the junk and more time on the emails that need your attention now! These tips below are based on using Outlook and Outlook Express, but if you don’t use either of these email programs, just let me know the one that you do use and I’ll find out how to do it! Related article: 5 Top Tips for Managing Your Emails.

Email 100

Email Like a Boss: The Ultimate CEO Email Guide

Small Business CEO

How can you manage your time well and keep your communications efficient as a 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?

2020 58

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.

Email 206

Gmail Tip: Filtering Unread Emails

Office Organization Success

One of the ‘problems’ I found in working with Gmail is that I want to be able to quickly and easily view my unread emails. It’s easy enough to do in your Inbox; you simply choose to have all of your unread emails sit at the top of your Inbox. However, after a bit of research, I found a simple solution: In the search email box at the top you simply add this search term: label:[name of filter] label:unread.

Email 149

Top 10 tips for creating bulk emails

Practically Perfect PA

During the course of my career one of my favourite tasks was creating regular newsletters, marketing emails, company updates and bulk email messages from my Executives. I used a few different systems – Concep Campaigner, Dotmailer and MailChimp to name a few – however I always found that no matter what message I was creating the emails all followed a similar pattern. Here are my top 10 tips for creating bulk emails. Is the email mobile and tablet enabled?

2015 162

Managing expectations

Practically Perfect PA

Here are my tips on managing, meeting and exceeding your manager’s expectations! To manage your manager’s expectations you firstly have to know exactly what is expected of you. If not it is really worth asking your manager if you can flesh out a few more specific tasks. As I’ve always always said communicating with you manager is key to EVERYTHING! It is especially important when it comes to managing expectations.

How do assistants ensure their emails are read?

Practically Perfect PA

I got back from my holiday last week to discover over 200 emails for me to read, delete, action and generally sort through (I’d only been away for 4 days and that included the weekend)! I hate, hate, hate having a cluttered email inbox and always have a slight panic when I have more than 10 emails in there at any one time! If the email was a bit vague I either deleted it, filed it or well I probably did just deleted it. So how do we ensure our emails are read?

2012 187

What New Managers Must Know to Succeed

On The Job

They receive advice and training and are even mentored by more experienced managers. Sometimes these managers find their own footing and everything works out. That usually happens when they can watch a more experienced manager in action.

2021 130

7 Tips for Effective Email

Ian's Messy Desk

Develop at set of personal rules for processing your email in a productive way. Read: Five fast email productivity tips @ 43 Folders. Too Many Emails? Seven Tips to Successful Email Management (psychologytoday.com). 8 ways to email more effectively (venturevillage.eu). Communication 7 tips communication e-mail effectiveness email mailbox improve communication Mail paper mail some tips tip tips to make your e mail

Email 133

Tips for Managing Incoming Emails from Customers

Andrea Kalli

While ten years ago, managing email could have been a secondary consideration, today it is absolutely vital to keep customers and clients in the loop through rapid, prompt email support. Service businesses will always need to devote more time to emails than product-based businesses. Despite these differences, there are some important email management tips that can apply to any online business. Limit your daily email quota.

Email 122

11 Tips On Writing The Best Recruiting Cold Emails & 20+ New Templates

Recruit CRM

But, unfortunately, there are hundreds of emails and InMails already bombarding your clients and candidates. How can you manage to grab your candidate or client's attention? Most recruitment agencies see an average response rate of 15-20% with cold emails.

2021 62

Procrastination, Email, Multi-Tasking, Family Management, Soc.

Stephanie LH Calahan

Work With Stephanie « Start the New Year off with a New Focus on Your Personal Affairs | Main | Listen Live to Stephanie on Edge of Change - Interview with the Experts #Productivity #Organization » Procrastination, Email, Multi-Tasking, Family Management, Soc Media Backup Etc. Electronic Information - Email and Social Media E-Mail Efficiency - Cleaning Out Your Inbox [link] -- Cathy Sexton offers some fast and easy tips to manage your inbox.  

2011 147

Easy event management

Practically Perfect PA

We recently worked with Gallus Events who managed our Assist Travel event in London. The event management was seamless and one of the main reasons was because they used an online event registration / management platform called Eventbrite. Eventbrite Event Management. have automated emails going out to attendees – so no replying to individual bookings! What events can be managed on Eventbrite?

2015 160

Managing the boss

Practically Perfect PA

There is another phrase for this and it is called ‘managing up’ Some people are great at ‘managing up’ but assistants have to be fantastic at it! The main part of our job is to manage our boss’s time so that they can concentrate on the important tasks that keep the business going. There are huge benefits for staff that are good at managing up. We spend all day managing our boss and evaluating their needs but do we effectively manage up?

2013 201

Email List Management: What Happens When You Choose the WRONG Email List Management Service!

Office Organization Success

Usually they come to me having already started to build their list, and have even subscribed to an email list management service so that they can deliver their ezine on a regular basis. So, what happens when you choose the WRONG list management service? For example, you could be using a list management service that does a great job at sending out broadcasts (your ezine), but doesn’t offer autoresponders. That way you only need to manage one database.

2009 141

6 Email Principles To Boost Productivity And Reduce Stress

Productivityist

David Ly Khim is a growth marketer for Sidekick by HubSpot where he writes about email productivity. Email is a strange beast. These email principles will help you take control of your inbox and reduce the stress that comes with using time and energy effectively. If you respond to an email, archive it. If you don’t need to respond to an email, archive it. This way, you can always refer to old emails. Batch your emails.

2015 87

Improve Your Business Email List Management with a Reliable Email Validation Service

Small Business CEO

If your business maintains an email list, you need to make sure that every email is well-validated; or else, you risk your business with potential security risks, wasted resources for managing spams, and many other counter-productive activities. If you’re constantly looking for the right email validation service for your company, I’m sure that you’re overwhelmed with the available choices on the web.

2017 43

The ultimate tech guide for Personal and Executive Assistants

Practically Perfect PA

Most of us that have been working in the PA industry for a while now will have heard of the phrase ‘the tech-savvy assistant’. It might have cropped up on your job specs and been discussed during your most recent job interview. It is so important for Assistants to have a good grasp of [.].

2020 208