I have been experiencing an unusual burst of adventure and excitement surrounding some of the tools I use. Over the past week and a half I have been trying out Nylas N1 as my daily email client. Nylas is an open source, extensible email client. It follows the recent software development trend of editors like… Continue reading Nylas, an email client for 2016
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
Subject lines are hard. Your subject line can fail if it is: Not descriptive enough. Tell me what the email is about, I need to know whether to read it, file it or delete it without reading the body. Too long. I need to be able to read the subject on my mobile device and… Continue reading People Suck At Email V, Subject Lines