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As 2016 is coming to an end, it’s getting harder and harder to cope with the increasing email flow: everyone is trying hard to compete the tasks, review the results, and plan for the next year.
A lot has been said about email productivity already, but in this busy time of the year it won’t hurt to remind ourselves about simple tricks that can help us save hours a day without making any dramatic changes to our daily routine.
Schedule your emails to be sent later, if you can’t send them right away.
If you have already composed the email, but it has to reach the recipient later at a specific time on a specific date, there is no need to wait for the right moment to send it. Scheduling will save you the need to keep everything in your mind, making space and time for other tasks.
Track your emails in order to avoid unnecessary reminders and follow-ups.
Tracking prevents you from sending repeating emails to a recipient, who hasn’t even read your first message yet. Read receipts make it easy to decide, whether to send a follow-up message, or wait a little longer instead.
Pause your Inbox, and take a break from it to concentrate on other tasks.
Sometimes it gets hard to concentrate on your daily tasks, if emails keep coming non-stop. Deal with your emails only during specific hours, which you set for yourself. Outside of these hours make sure that your Inbox is paused, and no incoming messages are distracting your attention.
Now, if you are an Apple Mail user, you are probably missing some very important productivity tools. The answer to this problem is MailButler - a mail plugin, which adds a variety of great features to your Apple Mail, helping you get total control over your Inbox.
With MailButler you can easily schedule your emails to be sent later, get detailed information about when, where, and with which device your outgoing email has been viewed, and pause your inbox any time you want. Besides, MailButler has a lot of amazing signature templates, and can be integrated with the leading cloud and management services.
More information can be found on the official MailButler website. So check out this productivity booster now!