Taming Your Gmail Inbox

The following post is from Michelle of Mommy Misadventures: That's a recent screenshot of my Gmail inbox. Shameful, I know. I've confessed before to being a digital packrat. And while I work hard to keep my file collecting habit under control, my email inbox tends to be a digital clutter hotspot for me. If I'm…

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Rules of Email Etiquette You Might Be Breaking

Email continues to increase as a mode of communication, with a 2011 report by The Radicati Group estimating that there were more than 3.1 billion email accounts worldwide! We've all heard the stories of the tone of an email being misinterpreted or misunderstood along with the warnings that you shouldn't send an email when you're…

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Quick Tip: Turn On Gmail Keyboard Shortcuts

I've mentioned a time or two that I love finding shortcuts for the tasks I do repeatedly, and it's amazing how much time you can save in various programs with keyboard shortcuts. Gmail is no exception. Turn on your keyboard shortcuts in Gmail and navigate to your Inbox, Drafts, Sent Mail and Starred items with…

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Quick Tip: Use Boomerang for Gmail and Do More with Email

I often get emails introducing me to products or services that Life Your Way readers may like. I always, always take a look to see what each one is about, but a lot of times that's the end of it just because I'm so busy that I don't always have time to fully explore each…

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Use Gmail’s Priority Inbox to Create Multiple Inboxes

After the initial buzz from Google's launch of Priority Inbox for Gmail, the feedback from users has been varied. For email users who receive hundreds of emails, being able to separate the truly important emails has definite benefits, and there's no doubt that Gmail does this job well. But other users suggest that simply unsubscribing…

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Organize Your Email with Google Priority Inbox

Is there anything that Google cannot achieve? Well, maybe organizing my Gmail Inbox which is a mess of newsletters, Facebook notifications and things I care about, is asking for too much -- right? Wrong! And...this is one of those few times that I'm happy to be wrong. Google recently unveiled a new tool to aid…

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Question of the Day: Exclamation Points!

Although I don't use a ton of exclamation points here on Life Your Way, it's usually because I've edited them out after writing my first draft. And if you've gotten an email from me, you probably know that I tend to use them liberally in emails. To me, an exclamation point signifies an upbeat, friendly…

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