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Gmail's New 'Undo Send' Feature Is Too Late To Fix My Ruined Life

The Huffington Post | Aaron Nemo | Posted 06.29.2015 | Comedy

Where was this ten years ago when I needed it!?

We're Sorry to See You Go

Elli Thompson Purtell | Posted 06.18.2015 | Business
Elli Thompson Purtell

I'm a big fan of the Irish goodbye. You know, where you slip out the back door before anyone knows you're gone? It's easy, efficient, painless and saves you from long goodbyes and agonizing "don't go's."

The Stupid Emails You Need To Stop Writing

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 06.19.2015 | Business
Sajeel Qureshi

Most people maintain their inbox a lot better than they maintain their personal or family lives. Unfortunately, our inboxes have been polluted by horrible messages and unnecessary communication. Do you find yourself writing these six types of emails?

Don't Press the Button: the Problem With Email and What to Do About It

Samuel 'Gentoku' McCree | Posted 05.18.2015 | Technology
Samuel 'Gentoku' McCree

Email's, texts, and alerts feed your desire to be important, to be loved, and to get good news. It won't go away if you just stop hitting the button. Instead, you have to learn rewire the whole damn system.

Take Time to Edit Your Own Writing - You Just Might Improve It!

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 05.15.2015 | College
The University of Central Florida Forum

Consider all the times you received poorly written emails from colleagues or acquaintances. Did your impression of them change because of their lack of proper grammar and language? How about their misspellings or even missing words?

Get More Out of Your Email List

Laura Packard | Posted 05.12.2015 | Impact
Laura Packard

If you have a non-profit, email may be one of the most important cost-effective tools for reaching your supporters. However, just building a list will not necessarily help your organization reach your goals.

When Will We Be Ready To Let Go Of Email?

Meredith Arthur | Posted 05.12.2015 | Technology
Meredith Arthur

I've been thinking about email's death crawl. Surely it's on its way out as a daily communication tool, but the rate of its death seems to differ from person to person. Moving out of your head and your inbox, and into a more active communication with others is a healthier way to understand your relationships and the world.

From Emoticons to Emoji: The New Punctuation

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 06.01.2015 | Style
Lisa Mirza Grotts

Less is more, especially with texts, which are meant 2 b short. The great advantages of texting and email are the three e's: They're easy, effective and effortless. But the downside of electronic messaging is the lack of nuance.

3 Ways to Future-Proof Your Email Marketing

Erik Harbison | Posted 05.06.2015 | Technology
Erik Harbison

Remember the days when you needed to drive a quick increase in signups, sales or downloads and you could simply send an email to your 'list'? While you still may be able to do this in some respects, all future trends lead to more and more control being snatched from marketers and placed in the hands (literally) of the customer.

4 Stupid Mistakes That Get Your Emails Deleted

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 05.05.2015 | Small Business
Sajeel Qureshi

Chances are you've read bad unsolicited emails and probably sent a few yourself. Don't you get frustrated when people don't respond to you? If you're ready to stop ticking recipients off then stop doing these four stupid things when you send them emails.

Going On Vacation? Don't Pack Your Email

Jessica Wang | Posted 05.01.2015 | Business
Jessica Wang

Some can't relax unless they know there are no fires burning at work, so they check email surreptitiously while their travel companions are planning the day's excursion. Not me, not anymore.

5 Tips to Drastically Improve Your Email Marketing

Jonathan Long | Posted 06.23.2015 | Small Business
Jonathan Long

Email marketing provides a huge opportunity for business growth when done correctly, so I wanted to put together a list of tips that you can easily adapt to your strategy.

9 Ways My Inbox Is Taunting Me

Ashley Alteman | Posted 06.21.2015 | Parents
Ashley Alteman

You really do offer some incredible sales. However, your products take about three years to arrive, and by the time I do receive them, my daughter no longer wears that size.

The Most Important Email You'll Ever Send

Erik Harbison | Posted 06.15.2015 | Business
Erik Harbison

Let's face it: We live in a hyperconnected world that shows no sign of slowing down anytime soon. A hyperconnected world leads to hyperconnected consumers which ultimately leads to hyper-confused business owners trying to market a product or service.

Digital Communication Etiquette in the Workplace

Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors | Posted 06.10.2015 | College
Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors

Congrats! You've landed your dream internship or you've been officially hired for your full-time job. The interview process may be over, but creating a solid first impression amongst future colleagues is a test in itself.

Emailing Is Pretty Weird When You Think About It

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 04.07.2015 | Comedy

Have you ever really thought about what you sound like in an email? It's not very semicolon-right parenthesis. [ ;) ] What if you had to physically...

TheFuturein5 Episode 27: Do You Need AaBreak From Email?

Jacob Morgan | Posted 06.04.2015 | Business
Jacob Morgan

We all need an email break. We check email when we wake up in the morning, 50 times during the day and again at night. We check email all of the time. In this episode of the Future in 5 I talk about some of the reasons why we have become addicted to email, and share some of the tips and techniques I use to avoid relying so heavily on email.

4 Apps That Make Email A Lot Less Stressful

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 04.03.2015 | Technology

The state of your inbox does not have to induce stress. If you're dealing with too many emails (as so many of us are) there are some great apps you ca...

What's With All This Communicating?

Neale Donald Walsch | Posted 06.02.2015 | Technology
Neale Donald Walsch

When I was a teenager all of my communication was in person or by table-top phone. And if the person wasn't there or available to the phone when I called, I took it in stride that I just "missed them" and would have to call back later. (Can you imagine that?)

It Took Just One Email to Compromise the Leaders of the Free World

Adam Levin | Posted 06.02.2015 | Technology
Adam Levin

Somebody's shrimp is on the barbie at Australia's immigration department after an officer there emailed President Obama's passport number and other personal information to an organizer at the Asian Cup football tournament. And before you think otherwise: Yeah, it matters.

An Open and Personal Email to Hillary Clinton From a Contemporary

David Bradford | Posted 03.27.2015 | Politics
David Bradford

Your actions in this regard demonstrate an utter disregard for the law and the importance of being transparent. I hope you can admit to your error of judgement, supply the entire contents of that email server to an independent third party for analysis, and do your best in the future to recognize the gravity of all of your actions while you are representing we the people.

Hillary Didn't Backup, But You Should

Stewart Wolpin | Posted 05.30.2015 | Technology
Stewart Wolpin

Forget the logical, legal and/or political implications of her actions. From a purely technological point-of-view, in a world in which we are all deathly afraid of losing our files to some unforeseen digital disaster, who consciously completely clears two years of emails, forever?

Confirmation Emails, Or It Didn't Happen

Alex Lawrence | Posted 05.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Alex Lawrence

I often make plans with friends for a night in the future, and then as the day approaches, if there's been radio silence on the event, you start to wonder, is it still a date? Or you make what you thought were very "soft" plans with someone, only to be thrown off when they text "Where you are? We're here." You think, "But... I never got a confirmation! I didn't know it was actually happening."

Your Late-Night Emails Are Hurting Your Team

Maura Nevel Thomas | Posted 05.24.2015 | Business
Maura Nevel Thomas

Over the past decade, I've seen how after-hours emails speed up corporate cultures -- and that, in turn, chips away at creativity, innovation and true productivity. When employees are constantly monitoring their email after work hours, they are missing out on essential down time that brains need.

Team Members vs. Employees: What's the Difference?

Erik Harbison | Posted 05.24.2015 | Business
Erik Harbison

Show me an organization that hires "employees" to achieve company goals and I'll show you a company that's low on morale and high in turnover. Sure, this is a rather blunt statement to make, but I'm glad I have your attention.