Originally presented Wednesday, January 11, 2012 with Jean Anderson, SCLS presenting.
Did you know that roughly 150 billion emails are sent on a daily basis? How many of these emails are in your in-box? Do you find yourself checking email often throughout the day? Is your workday governed by what’s comes in your email?
This webinar will help you excel at email by covering:
* Using filters, tags, labels, and other tools in your email program
* Five steps to process your email
* Tips to organize the email you save or archive
Join us for this fun webinar where you will learn how to conquer your email inbox!
Slides (pdf format)
- Email Statistics
- Search and Email Report from Pew Internet & American Life Project
- Radicati Group press release about Email Statistics
- Four Hour Work Week blog post "How to Check E-mail Twice a Day... or Once Every 10 days"
- An Empty In-Box, or With Just a Few E-Mail messages? Read On by Farhad Manjoo, New York Times, March 4, 2009.
- Inbox Zero: Action-based email, the Original 43 Folders Series by Merlin Mann
- Getting Things Done: the Art of Stress-Free Productivity by David Allen. Penguin Group, New York, 2001
- Never Check E-Mail in the Morning: and Other Unexpected Strategies for Making Your Work Life Work by Julie Morgenstern. Fireside, New York, 2004
- Upgrade Your Life: the Lifehacker Guide to Working Smarter, Faster, Better, 2nd ed. by Gina Trapani. Wiley, Indianapolis, 2008. Chapter one deals specifically with controlling your email and there's a companion website: http://lifehackerbook.com/ch1/
- Lifehacker has many articles about dealing with email including this one: Top 10 Tricks for Dealing with Email Overload from October 15, 2011.
- Brain Snack: Email Tips & Tricks, webinar presented March 20, 2009.
- What Should I Say, webinar presented November 9, 2011
- Thunderbird Signatures, Filters, Tags, keyboard shortcuts, clippings (for canned responses)
- Outlook Signatures, Rules, Folders, keyboard shortcuts, canned responses
- Gmail Signatures, Filters, Labels, keyboard shortcuts, canned responses, Priority Inbox
- Create a Mail Rule or Filter to Track Sent Messages You Want to Follow Up On, Lifehacker, January 11, 2012