Email is great, and saves a lot of time. You no longer have to wait three or more days for someone to get a message from you. You can use it to be more organized, set tasks, and more. But, email can also get out of control and suck up a lot of time if you’re not organized. That’s why you need a time management plan for your inbox.
Use Rules, Filters, Labels and Folders
Remember that simple is better than complicated so don’t go too crazy with these, but do create labels and/or rules and filter to help you organize your mail better.
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Email… you love what it lets you do. You can instantly reach out and touch just about anyone in the world that you want to. They can get back with you instantly. You don’t have to waste time on phone calls or person-to-person meetings. However, this amazing technology can become a time-stealing, headache-causing nightmare if you let it. You need to know how to manage your email. Practice the following tips and strategies to take control of your email experience, rather than letting it control you.
1 – Stop saying yes to every free email opt-in report
There is nothing wrong with subscribing to an email list in order to get a free tool or report. However, this can get out of hand, cramming your email in-box with dozens or hundreds of posts each week. Be selective about which email lists you join and stay on. Reducing your email is a key step when you want to manage your email.
You should, however, never pass up an opportunity to opt in to my list and get my freebies!