Turn off your email notifications. Months ago I turned off all email notifications on my phone and years ago on desktop. I haven't looked back. Being interrupted by new email notifications gives email an undeserved sense of urgency. Email is not instant messaging, it's not a phone call or a text message, it's not an … Continue reading People Suck at Email #9, Notifications
Maybe TheOatmeal has seen my 'People Suck At Email' column, or maybe email is just terrible.
After a 9 month hiatus I've been inspired to write another installment of "people suck at email." In preparation for this post I read over the previous entries in the series, I realized that the previous post have been written from my perspective. I didn't want this to turn into "people suck at emailing me" … Continue reading People Suck At Email #8, Order Lists
If your reply does not pertain to everyone in the to and cc fields, don't reply-all.
This post is someone related to the part v in the series, subject lines. The subject of the email should reflect the topic of the body. When replying to an email thread, you should only reply with content relevant to the main topic. Do not ask an unrelated question, or start writing about what you … Continue reading People Suck At Email VI, Topic Threads