… and it’s too easy and cheap to add recipients. TED’s Chris Anderson discusses why email sucks, why it’s getting worse, and how the battle of the overloaded inbox is... Read more
I’m thrilled to announce a new series of weekly videos and blog posts that I’ll be publishing at FastCompany.com called “Work Smart,” which will cover personal produc... Read more
Two stories of online account break-ins this week: First, Twitter.com got redirected to an Iranian hacker page because attackers were able to get into the email account registered with their... Read more
Just like the rest of us, Outlook user Scott Hanselman gets too much email, and he’s come up with some rules that auto-prioritize incoming email into folders before he even looks at it... Read more
If you already own a domain name like yourname.com, you want to use your personalized email address–but you don’t want to advertise to the world you’re forwarding to and se... Read more
On each new episode of This Week in Google (details) Iâ€™ll highlight a tip for using cloud/Google apps smarter, faster, and better. Iâ€™ll document those tips here. This week Gmail engineer... Read more
Used to be that when you sent Gmail messages with a custom from address, there would be an “On behalf of email@example.com” bit added to the headers of the message because you were u... Read more
Registering for an account at any web site almost always requires an email address, and some people like to use a secondary address they don’t really care about instead of their real e... Read more
Inbox Zero is a topic path well-trodden in the productivity blogosphere, but two books and a few blogs about personal productivity later, staying on top of my email is still a daily challeng... Read more
A neat new Gmail Labs feature can translate email in another language to your native tongue. That’s cool, but when it comes to foreign languages, what Gmail really needs is the ability... Read more
One of the lesser-known aspects of Gmail Labs’ useful Canned Responses feature is that it’s available as a filter action. This means you can auto-reply to messages that match cri... Read more
Good strong filters can go a long way in processing your email based on rules you set up automatically. (Think: “Delete any Fwd from Aunt Bertha that mentions Rush Limbaugh automatical... Read more
In the depths of email overload desperation last week, I wished email messages had an 140-character limit like Twitter updates do. In response, two people recommended doing what Kevin Rose d... Read more
A few years ago I would’ve sworn I’d never give up a rich desktop email program like Microsoft Outlook or Thunderbird to check my email in a web browser. But here I am in 2009, a... Read more
This succinct set of workday guidelines is a nice blueprint for getting productive on the important stuff and ruthless about cutting the crap. Written on a unknown “major corp” w... Read more
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