Keep Your “Waiting For Response” Emails Visible So You Don’t Forget Them

Keep Your “Waiting For Response” Emails Visible So You Don’t Forget Them

If you’ve ever sent an email and waited aeons for a reply, only to forget you even sent the email in the first place, here’s a simple Gmail trick to keep track of important sent messages you need to remember.

Digital marketing strategist Tod Maffin offers up a handy system for keeping track of your sent messages by labelling them as they're sent out and funnelling them into their own special inbox. You'll end up with a second display below your main inbox called Waiting for Others that'll serve as a heads up display for your important sent messages awaiting a reply. The setup is pretty simple: create your waiting label, set up multiple inboxes, label outgoing messages that you want to track with the waiting label, and you're all set. Check out the full how-to post for step-by-step instructions.

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Killer Gmail Tip: Keep Track of "Waiting For" Emails [Tod Maffin]

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