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April 26th, 2008

Set Up Email Rules In Outlook Express For Increased Productivity

In my ongoing effort to tame my email overload, I’ve had a lot of success with setting up rules for my incoming emails. This tutorial for Outlook Express is a good starting point.
So the Google Alerts for home business automatically go into one folder. They never actually hit my inbox. The PayPal payment notifications when […]

By Yvonne Russell -- 2 comments

April 3rd, 2008

Cartoon - Email Dangers Of Hitting “Reply To All” Without Thinking

We’re talking productivity at Home Biz Notes this month.
How many times have you had irrelevant emails clog up your inbox because senders were too quick to hit the Reply To All button instead of just Reply on a group email?
I’m working hard on taming my emails, so I can really identify with the cartoon […]

By Yvonne Russell -- 3 comments

March 26th, 2008

Taming My Email Overload - Early Steps Are Paying Off

Earlier in March I vowed to take small steps to tame my email overload. I’m pleased to report it’s going well.
Step 1:
I’ve unsubscribed to most of my RSS and email feeds. I notice some don’t have an unsubscribe option, so these are proving more tricky.
Step 2:
I’ve also unsubscribed to all my Google Alerts. This […]

By Yvonne Russell -- 23 comments

March 9th, 2008

Tame Your Email Overload - Tips From Fellow Bloggers

I was inspired by Celine Roque’s posts about how she tamed her email overload at Pimp My Work - Part 1 and Part 2.
This is something I need to do - and soon, before I sink into the morass of emails.
I also liked Laura Spencer’s approach at Work From Home Momma to tackling a challenge. […]

By Yvonne Russell -- 9 comments