Sunday, May 6, 2012

Taming your gmail inbox

If you are like me, have a crazy inbox then here are some helpful tips from Google to tame your e-mail inbox!!

ARCHIVE your e-mail

Does your Inbox have more that 100 messages? 500 messages? Maybe even thousands? If so, you’ve got a case of Inbox Bloat! There’s really no reason to keep all that email in your Inbox. It’s much easier to archive your old messages. Why? Archiving helps you:

  • Better manage your Inbox by keeping it neat, tidy, and uncluttered.
  • Reduce your stress level. Many people tend to feel overwhelmed when their Inbox is full of old messages. By reducing your Inbox to only new messages, or messages you need to deal with soon, your workload doesn’t seem so insurmountable.
  • Have a sense of accomplishment. Think about it - if your Inbox contained only a few messages, wouldn’t you feel like you accomplished something?
  • You can still quickly see all your e-mail by clicking the label "all email"
Here is a link to and easy tutorial on how to archive your e-mail

Have you tried the priority inbox feature?? You might find your self much more productive using the priority inbox feature. Try it out by using these instructions:

Do you need to quickly find that e-mail from your grade level team member? Or where is that important e-mail from David? Learn how to organize your e-mail by applying filters and labels with this easy quick to do tutorial!

DRAG and DROP labels and messages
Learn how to quickly utilize your labels by dragging them to messages or dragging the messages to your labels by using  this quick tutorial:

This is were I found all these tips and there are more!

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