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Bad News, Language Pedants: Poll Shows Most People Are Cool With Improper Grammar

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 05.10.2016 | Arts

Most people don’t mind it if you use so-called improper grammar in text messages and emails, a new YouGov poll conducted with The Huffington Post sh...

What digital lessons can we learn from the campaign season?

Laura Packard | Posted 05.09.2016 | Impact
Laura Packard

There are several specific bipartisan awards given out to political campaigns every year for their best-in-the-country digital efforts. What campaigns...

Stop Answering Emails All Day - It May Improve Your Life

Matt Sweetwood | Posted 05.09.2016 | Business
Matt Sweetwood

I am an email monster. I mean, I am really serious about how I use email. I was an early adopter with AOL in the mid-90s as well as, Lycos, Yahoo and ...

Email Etiquette -- Time to Review Yours?

Linda Coles | Posted 05.02.2016 | Technology
Linda Coles

If like most folks you have been using it for some time, you've probably never thought about changing anything you do, it's just email, right? Wrong.

Obviating the Danger of the BCC

Joel Cohen | Posted 04.27.2016 | Crime
Joel Cohen

When you send someone an email, more likely than not, you intend the email to be for the recipient alone. You don't routinely add language: "do not forward this email; for your eyes only." You send the email - the privacy aspect is, we all believe, understood.

How to Manage Your Inbox to Reduce Stress

Kirsi Bhasin | Posted 04.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Kirsi Bhasin

One person on average gets 122 work-related emails a day and that may be a very conservative number for some. Checking email constantly throughout the day is a proven source of stress. So how do you manage your email and reduce stress?

Social Media and Email: The Lost Art of Communication and Conversation

Sue Scheff | Posted 04.21.2016 | Parents
Sue Scheff

I'll be the first one to say how much our lives have flourished with digital technology and social media. Businesses are marketed in ways they never could have been before. Email alone has had an incredible impact on the way we communicate. However, what happens when the message gets lost in the electronic communication and people don't want to connect the old-fashion way?

The Right Way To Get Angry At Work

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 04.23.2016 | Healthy Living
Greater Good Science Center

Not all anger is created equal. Some types of anger -- particularly "moral anger," a concept we delineate in a recent paper published in the Journal of Organizational Behavior -- may be crucial to the health of our institutions.

Here's How to Clean Up Your Gmail Inbox

Wired | Posted 04.20.2016 | Technology
Wired

By Gordon Gottsegen for WIRED. (Getty Images) MARKING AN EMAIL AS "Read" doesn't mean it's gone. It's still sitting there, taking up precious stor...

Will Chat Bots Become Your New Best Friend?

Daniel Burrus | Posted 04.20.2016 | Business
Daniel Burrus

Here in 2016, great content alone is simply not enough. The combination of an authentic, relatable voice and conversations with your audience are poss...

Bernie Sanders Will Remain the True Democratic Front-Runner Until the FBI Finishes Its Investigation

H. A. Goodman | Posted 04.20.2016 | Politics
H. A. Goodman

Bernie Sanders is the only Democratic candidate for president not linked to an FBI investigation. This used to mean something in American politics, but those days are gone.

Bill Gates Calls For Tougher Limits On Government Snooping

Reuters | Casey Williams | Posted 04.19.2016 | Technology

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Bill Gates said on Monday that no one was an “absolutist” on either side of the digital privacy debate, but the co-founder ...

Those Damn Emails Are Back, Haunting Hillary's Campaign

Bill Blum | Posted 04.18.2016 | Crime
Bill Blum

That material, if in fact it exists, may not prove sufficient to force Clinton to swap her trademark pantsuits for a set of prison jumpers. But the flood of disclosures Guccifer has already unleashed will continue to dog Clinton until Election Day, calling her values, character, judgment and fitness for office into constant question.

6 Insanely Effective Strategies for Growing an Engaged Email List

Kasey Luck | Posted 04.14.2016 | Business
Kasey Luck

I've seen it many times over: marketers with small, but engaged and quality email lists do amazing things in terms of sales. How?

How -- and Why -- to Take Your Life Back From Email

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 04.13.2016 | Healthy Living
Greater Good Science Center

I don't mean to suggest that email is not a powerful or efficient tool. But like most tools, its value depends on how we use it. To make email a more powerful and efficient tool, I suggest three main strategies.

The Simple Way to Sync Your Google Docs for Offline Editing

Wired | Posted 04.11.2016 | Technology
Wired

By Tim Moynihan for WIRED. (WIRED) The beauty of Google Drive is that you can jump around from machine to machine, desktop to mobile, and access t...

Help! My Twitter Email Address is "Not Valid"

Christopher Elliott | Posted 04.08.2016 | Technology
Christopher Elliott

Heidi Reyes can't change the email address on her Twitter account. Can this consumer advocate for herself? Find out. Question: I've been trying to cha...

5 Top Tips to Create Engaging Emails That Get You a Positive Response

Adam Gilad | Posted 04.07.2016 | Business
Adam Gilad

Think about it -- wouldn't it feel nice to have someone tell you, "I enjoyed reading your email!" Or -- "I'm so glad you emailed me!" -- rather than receiving what most people get -- that long, empty silence of non-response.

The Best Way to Organize Your Email

Christine Carter, PhD | Posted 03.31.2016 | Technology
Christine Carter, PhD

Personally, I'm no longer plagued by email overload -- and not because I've just delegated it all to an assistant.

3 Ways to Cut Your Daily Work Interruptions

Curtis McHale | Posted 03.25.2016 | Business
Curtis McHale

Nobody wakes up hoping to get little done in the day and to be distracted by a bunch of things that don't really matter. Despite this, that's what many office workers do unknowingly. Here are three ways you can cut those distractions and pull productivity out of that black hole.

Stop Saying 'Nice To E-Meet You'

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 03.17.2016 | Technology

I hate to criticize, but if you use the phrase "nice to e-meet you" in an email to me, I will trash your message, slip on a five-pound boot and punt m...

Is Your Email Sign-Off Annoying?

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 03.17.2016 | Arts

In the world of social niceties, email sign-offs are the Wild West. Anything goes; there are no established standards. One man’s well-meaning “Tha...

How to Write Email Subject Lines Like a Pro

Kasey Luck | Posted 03.16.2016 | Business
Kasey Luck

There are a few people whose emails I always open, even if I know they're trying to sell me something and I don't want to buy. They've refined the skill of subject line writing to a level that each of their emails is a shiny, tempting candy that I can't help but unwrap.

Online Users Are Not Protecting Their Own Security

Eli Schwartz | Posted 03.11.2016 | Technology
Eli Schwartz

Every few months it seems that there's a large scale cyber hack that makes the headlines and sends people into a panic about their online security. As...

Do These 5 Things at the End of Every Day, and You Will Become More Productive

Daniel Threlfall | Posted 03.09.2016 | Business
Daniel Threlfall

The end of the workday sometimes feels like the end of a toothpaste tube. You could go all intense and squeeze out every last bit, but why bother? It's done. You just toss it. That's okay for toothpaste, but not for your workday. Your workday is not a toothpaste tube, and the last few minutes should be purposefully engaged, not carelessly tossed.