Useful Tips To Help You E-mail More Efficiently
A lot of us log-into our email accounts and just read the emails without taking any action. Sooner or later we have to come back to it,and that just means double the work, and double the wasted time. Then, there's always the risk of missing an important email in the second run. So, it is more efficient to read and respond immediately. Archive read emails, so that the inbox contains the most important and actionable ones.
Use a Google Document
You can enable the Create a Document feature in Gmail labs. Open an email. Click on More -Create a document. The email body is automatically copied into the Google Doc. If you have keyboard shortcuts on in Gmail, you can hit G and W to open a blank Google Doc while you are in an email.
Create your personality in a signature
Do not disturb-switch off notifications
Sit down one day and unsubscribe away
Emails are perhaps like the kind of partners you don't want to live with, but also cannot live without. But just like any partner, it can be one for your productivity too. We need to play it right.