Archives By Author: Ajay Goel

The Gmail Genius #50 – Gmail has new filters that will power up your next inbox search

March 5, 2020

How I Email: Pat Walls, Founder, Starter Story Pat runs two businesses that depend heavily on email. In the Q&A, Pat discussed how Starter Story and Pigeon (his Chrome extension) color his perspective on the inbox. How I Email: Dan Oshinsky, Email Consultant, Inbox Collective Dan, who previously worked as the Director of Newsletters at

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How I Email: Dan Oshinsky, Email Consultant, Inbox Collective

March 5, 2020

How do you manage your inbox? Mine’s not actually all that complicated. Years ago, I started using SaneBox to manage my inbox. I’ve got a few folders — a primary inbox, a folder for general newsletters, a folder for newsletters I read for Not a Newsletter, and a folder for travel-related emails. It’s pretty simple,

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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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