When you get emails that require action, you want to make sure to add it to your task list as soon as you can, and the best way to do this is to connect that list to your email. This way, you can add to your to-do list without leaving your inbox.
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The tip comes via PCMag. Most apps we've discussed include this as a feature, so this tip might be as easy as ensuring this feature is enabled. With Todoist, for example, you download a plugin, and then it sits in your Gmail account. Any.do uses an extension to do the same thing.
If you use your phone as a to-do list, you can use IFTTT. This IFTTT recipe creates an iPhone reminder every time you label an email "To-Do", and you can change it to work with Android, too. This recipe works with Todoist to do the same thing. If you use your calendar as your to-do list, you could tweak the recipe to create a calendar event.
Whatever method you choose, connecting your email to your to-do list can save you time and make sure all your stuff gets done. For more tips, head to the full post.
5 Ways to Email Better [PCMag]