inbox zero

All About Managing Email Overload

Managing the river of email you receive is a fact of life in the contemporary workplace, whether it’s needless memos or unwanted newsletters filling your inbox. Do you strive to read and respond to everything? Or is “inbox zero” an unrealistic goal?

SquareOne Organises Your Inbox So You Focus On The Important Things

iOS: Email apps for the iPhone that promise to help you hit Inbox Zero are everywhere, but SquareOne takes an interesting approach: It automatically organizes all of your mail so you can dive into details when you want, control who gets your attention, and overall boost your email signal to noise ratio.

Why Email Overload Isn't Going Away

A new computer program is seeking to help us cope with the deluge of email that floods our desktops on a minute-by-minute basis. It’s a sign of the times that we are adding on yet another service to cope with our own communications. We are truly in the age of too much information.

How I Finally Tamed My Email To 'Inbox 5'

My inbox has been out of control for a long, long time. But — finally — I am down to five emails in my inbox. I’ve taken a series of steps over the last year or so that have helped me get to this point.

Process Your Inbox Faster By Saying 'Next' Repeatedly To Yourself

In the quest to reach Inbox Zero, any wisdom is welcome. Marketing Coach George Kao slots one time of the day to handle all this email, and eggs himself on by saying “Next, next, next” to himself as he goes through it.

Why I Kept Checking Work Email On Holidays

I recently enjoyed a week off work. Popular advice suggests that on such occasions you should set an appropriate out-of-office message, ignore your email and completely disconnect from work concerns. But that’s not what I did. Every morning I took time to go through my email (and go through my RSS feeds). This is why.

Use The Yesterbox Technique To Regain Control Of Your Email Inbox

The never-ending pileup of emails stresses out many of us. Here’s a strategy from Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh which might help you ditch the guilt and stress of dealing with email.

Tackle Your Inbox Offline To Avoid Being Interrupted By New Emails

Getting to inbox zero doesn’t have to be painful, but it still requires effort. It can seem really impossible when new emails keep arriving as you’re trying to get through old emails. Rory Vaden, writing for Fast Company, recommends going offline to solve this problem.

How I Went From 1000 Emails To Inbox Zero With Mailstrom

Inbox zero: it’s the impossible dream that gets further and further away as you let your emails pile up, but you don’t have to get stuck with the clutter. Thanks to an awesome web app called Mailstrom, I finally got my thousand-email inbox under control in an hour. Here’s how to do it.

Mailstrom Helps You Clear Out Messages In Your Inbox Quickly

Inbox zero is a holy grail that seems unattainable for most. A wonderful web app called Mailstrom wants to make that dream a reality with clever sorting methods that clear out the crap in no time.