Quick Tip: Unsubscribe from Email Lists

Email is an amazing tool, and for someone like me -- who hates the phone and uses it only when absolutely necessary -- it is a lifeline to the outside world. But here's the thing. Email can also be a huge time suck. The good news is that there are ways to reduce the time…

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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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Quick Tip: Un-Thread Gmail Conversations

When I switched to Gmail a couple of years ago, the hardest part of the switch was getting used to the threaded conversations. If you use Gmail already, you know what I'm talking about. If you don't, the basic explanation is that Gmail groups all conversations in the same thread as one message in your…

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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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