Lots of us deal with email overload on a daily basis, and it can get overwhelming. Courteous.ly is a free service for Gmail that lets your contacts know when your email load is high, so they can hold off on emailing you.
Courteous.ly is simple: just attach the service to your Gmail account, and it will give you a custom link. You can then put that link in your signature (or blog, or wherever) and people can click on it to find out how buried you are in emails. You can tell it to judge your email load by how many messages you have in your inbox, how many unread messages you have in your inbox, or how many messages you’ve sent recently. It’s simple, but a pretty nice way to save your friends from contributing to your daily stress. Check out the video above to see it in action.