The Gmail Genius #41 – Simple Gmail trick for reclaiming 5 gigs+ of space in your inbox

Gmail’s confidential mode will be on by default for G Suite users starting June 25th
When you send an email in confidential mode, recipients won’t be able to forward your message to others, copy its contents, or download it, and the sender can revoke access at any point.

I just cleared out my Gmail using a simple trick that took only a few minutes — here’s how to do it
A step-by-step guide for getting rid of old emails in the promotions folder. Follow this to reclaim a couple of gigs.

Email like a boss
Did you catch this visual cheat sheet for writing better emails? The helpful graphic is the work of an Omaha-based graphic designer who was working on her email skills.

Ari Meisel, Founder, Less Doing

Ari Meisel—a self-described “overwhelmologist”—is the author of “The Art of Less Doing” and “The Replaceable Founder.” He helps entrepreneurs optimize, automate, and outsource tasks. Ari thinks your inbox should be a place of excitement rather than dread. Here’s an excerpt from the conversation:

People tend to think that tools are going to fix things for them, and they don’t. I can’t tell you how many times we deal with somebody who has thousands of unread emails in their inbox and they say, “Oh, I’m just going to install SaneBox. Everything’s going to be fine.” That’s putting a Band-Aid on the problem. If you have a good system and processes in place, then tools absolutely can help. Technology simply magnifies habits. That’s all it does.

Read his Gmail tips and more… 

How I Email: Josh Spector, Creator, For The Interested

Josh Spector, digital marketing consultant and curator of For The Interested newsletter, shares his most valuable email ideas, including a seven-step plan for email overload.

Read his best email advice…