Archives By Author: Ajay Goel
The Gmail Genius #58 – Are you responding to emails too soon?
How I Email: Josh Spector, Creator, For The Interested This week we’re spotlighting this interview with Josh, the curator of a weekly newsletter to help makers better produce, promote, and profit from creations. In his Q&A, he breaks down his 7-step plan for dealing with email overwhelm. How I Email: Gretchen Rubin, Author, The HappinessContinue reading » .
The Gmail Genius #57 – Train Gmail to work the way you think
How I Email: Ashley Guttuso, Director of Marketing, Simple Focus Software Ashley Guttuso leads marketing for Simple Focus Software, a usability and design company that has created several digital products, including the newsletter platform Curated. She shares the habits of successful newsletter creators (hint: the intro is key). How I Email: Hugues Bugilimfura, Founder, Email atContinue reading » .
How I Email: Ashley Guttuso, Director of Marketing, Simple Focus Software
What’s your daily approach to email? My background is in journalism, partly because I love research and partly because I love storytelling. I was that student who checked out 30 library books on one topic when I had a research project. I enjoy the process of immersing myself in something and finding what I thinkContinue reading » .
How I Email: Anne-Laure Le Cunff, Founder, Ness Labs
What’s your daily approach to email? Parkinson’s law suggests that “work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion.” So I only check my email once a day. That is the single most important routine I have developed for myself. I know many people are fans of the “deal with it orContinue reading » .
The Gmail Genius #56 – 30 essential Gmail keyboard shortcuts
How I Email: Anne-Laure Le Cunff, Founder, Ness Labs Former Googler Anne-Laure Le Cunff studies neuroscience and uses her insights to help people with creativity and productivity. When it comes to email, she says “focused inbox sessions” are a must. How I Email: JR Raphael, Tech Writer JR Raphael is the writer and productivity masterContinue reading » .
The Gmail Genius #55 – This simple Gmail hack helped me finally conquer my inbox
Our most popular Q&As of the year (so far)… How I Email: Harry Dry of Marketing Examples The brains behind the popular Marketing Examples newsletter doesn’t check his emails until he has five hours of creative work “in the bank.” How I Email: Ben Collins, Google Sheets Developer Ben is a certified Google Developer ExpertContinue reading » .
The Gmail Genius #54 – How to keep a squeaky-clean inbox while expending as little effort as possible
How I Email: Dorie Clark, Marketing and Branding Strategist The well-known speaker/author thinks you should check email first thing in the morning. How I Email: Yarty Kim, Co-Founder, A4E Yarty, who co-founded a bookkeeping service with his wife, offers tips for using email to track expenses. He also explains why he sends emails to hisContinue reading » .
How I Email: Yarty Kim, Co-Founder, A4E
What’s your daily approach to email? In my previous life in corporate finance, I used to be obsessive with emails, responding to 100s of emails every day so that I could make my business partners happy. It was exhausting, and I would spend upwards of 2-3 hours per day just responding. It felt endless. AfterContinue reading » .
The Gmail Genius #53 – 19 tips for writing an excellent subject line
How I Email: Sam Parr, Co-Founder and CEO, The Hustle The brains behind The Hustle newsletter describes his approach to cold email (which he credits with accelerating his network). How I Email: Elise Gelwicks, Founder, Eleview Consulting How do you write an email that elevates your reputation? Elise shares best practices from her professional correspondenceContinue reading » .
How I Email: Elise Gelwicks, Founder, Eleview Consulting
What’s your daily approach to email? I’m an obsessive email checker. My Gmail inbox is always open in my browser and I tend to check my inbox every time I see a new message come through. After reading “Deep Work” by Cal Newport, I’ve started signing out of my email when I need to focus.Continue reading » .