Archives By Author: Ajay Goel

How I Email: Pat Walls, Founder, Starter Story

February 27, 2020

What is your daily approach for managing your inbox? A lot of people love to hate email, but I love to love it. It is the best way to communicate digitally. For example, I can open up Gmail right now, send an email to a famous person, and they will likely read it. Is there

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How I Email: Harry Dry, Creator, Marketing Examples

February 6, 2020

How do you manage email day-to-day? Writing marketing case studies is the hardest part of my job. It requires creative energy and a clear mind. So I have a golden rule: five hours “creative work” before I check anything. No Emails, no text messaging. There’s a quote I love: It’s easier to hold your principles

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The Gmail Genius #49 – Is your Gmail setup slowing you down?

February 6, 2020

How I Email: Harry Dry, Creator, Marketing Examples In less than a year, Harry has grown the Marketing Examples newsletter to more than 10,000 subscribers — a respectable amount, especially as a one-man operation. He offered a glimpse of his email process, as well as the email newsletters he most enjoys. How I Email: Jonathan

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How I Email: Jonathan Rick, Founder, The Jonathan Rick Group

January 30, 2020

How do you manage your inbox? There’s no magic here. Managing your inbox is work. It’s a chore. In fact, just to stay on top of it, one of my monitors always displays my inbox. On the other hand, what I’ve just described is unhealthy. It’s an addiction. And, to be candid, it’s unnecessary: If

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The Gmail Genius #48 – The inventor of Inbox Zero says you’re probably doing it wrong

January 9, 2020

How I Email: Ben Collins, Google Sheets Developer & Data Analytics Instructor Ben is a data analyst/developer/visualizer. He is a certified Google Developer Expert for G Suite Technology, one of only 31 people worldwide with this specialty. Using his intimate understanding of G Suite, he shares tips and tricks for better emailing.  The 10 Most

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How I Email: Ben Collins, Google Sheets Developer & Data Analytics Instructor

January 9, 2020

What is your daily approach for managing your inbox? I have two Gmail accounts: my personal, consumer Gmail account and my business, G Suite account. I use broadly the same approach to managing both. I look at my emails in blocks at specific times during the day, for example between 1 PM and 2 PM,

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How I Email: Courtland Allen, Founder, Indie Hackers

December 5, 2019

Please describe your email routine. My process for dealing with email has gradually evolved over the course of the past few years running Indie Hackers, from a relatively normal process into something that can only be described as absolute and utter madness. I begin most days by opening my inbox, involuntarily recoiling in horror, and

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The Gmail Genius #47 – The top 10 ‘How I Email’ interviews (and how to email like an indie hacker)

December 5, 2019

How I Email: Courtland Allen, Founder, Indie Hackers Courtland is the founder of Indie Hackers, an online community for people who make money independently, which was acquired by Stripe in April 2017. He offers an entertaining look inside his inbox and shares how cold outreach played a role in starting Indie Hackers.  The 10 Most

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The Gmail Genius #46 – Inbox tips from 25 famous women

November 7, 2019

How I Email: David Kadavy, Author and Podcast Host David shares the email system that enables him to meet his creative output goals.  A few highlights: – Why he prefers to keep two inboxes (and how he manages them) – How he overcomes poor time estimation – Leveraging your energy rhythms to be more productive How I

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How I Email: Sheelagh Caygill, Founder, Communicate Influence

November 7, 2019

Please share your daily email routine. I’ve recently launched a podcast that is a side-project outside of my full-time position as a content writer. Therefore, I make sure I keep the podcast project – and all activities related to it – separate from my work. So I check my podcast-related emails early in the morning

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