Category Archives: Email

How to Specify the Email Address to Use in a Google Contacts Group

So how many users do you think are on Gmail now? A quick Google search reveals roughly 500 million (that’s about 1/8th of all email users in the world right now). So how many of them do you think use Google Contacts? … Continue reading

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Brad Feld on How to Deal with Email After a Long Vacation

My Newsle service spotted this post by Brad Feld about his recommended approach to dealing with missed email: ignore it and re-engage with your email stream afresh upon your return. I completely agree; that’s was the same conclusion I came to after … Continue reading

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Another Post about Vacation Mind (and Email Sabbaticals)

Every year I come back from vacation wanting to doing another post to remind myself just how essential they are. Not just to one’s mental health and well being. But to one’s productivity, however you measure it. In short, vacations … Continue reading

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Please Send Wicked Simple Email

My day job right now involves developing newer, smarter forms of Internet messaging. But until that’s available (stay tuned), we’re still stuck with email. After 20 years of averaging a third of every working day doing email, I realized I … Continue reading

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