230 – 7 Best E-mail Tools and Tips

This week on the WELSTech Podcast we countdown the 7 best e-mail productivity tools and tips.

The discussion:

Taming the Inbox – Martin and Sallie share productivity tips and tools to manage the avalanche of e-mail we all have to deal with.

E-mail Productivity Tools and Tips

  1. FollowUpThen – E-mail reminders
  2. Active Inbox – GTD addon for Gmail
  3. Xobni – Organize your address book
  4. Funnel all e-mail accounts through Gmail
  5. Typing shortcut utilities:
  6. GTD add ons for Outlook
    • GTD Guide for Outlook 2010
    • Martin’s Wiring Up GTD in Outlook 2010
    • For the non-geeks … Getting things Done Outlook Add-In Support
    • Emptying Your Inbox – Bonus WELSTech Goodness on the WELSTech Wiki
  7. Set up rules, filter, colors and categories

Coming up in May … 7 Best E-mail Photo Organizing and Editing Tools

Ministry resources:

(30:03) Check out the Copy Matters series from Church Marketing Sucks for tips on Writing for the Web, Writing Better Emails, Writing for Social Media and much more

Picks of the week:

Of interest:

(37:05) FinalWeb training – This summer we’re offering online training on web site creation and maintenance using the FinalWeb system.   And, for the first time, we’ll be using Google Hangouts!

Community feedback:

Coming up on WELSTech:

(51:31) Episode 231 – Martin and Sallie begin a discussion of the online e-book How to Transform Your Small Business With Social Media. (Release date – 04/11/12)

The featured artist:

(53:17) We close the podcast with the music of Michael Schroeder (www.michaelschroeder.com and on Facebook) – That’s My King from his CD titled “Worship

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