Sure, we’ve all been emailing since the Dark Ages (the time before smartphones). That means we must be experts right? Not so fast! With good experience usually comes at least a few bad habits, and here are just a few to start with. Even if you consider yourself an email expert, there’s always room to improve. Check to see how many describe you.
You’re an Email Amateur if…
When you’re on a site that requires you to create a password, more likely than not, you’re going to enter the same password you use for every site. Those websites might have the best security available, but if you aren’t diligent about your password, your email and private information is extremely vulnerable to hackers. What can you do about it? Check out these quick tips to a safer password.
A recent study by Brigham Young University found that employees who had difficulty exercising during the day were 96% more likely to experience a loss in productivity.
Many of us are guilty of developing bad habits while at the office, especially if you’re sitting for 8+ hours per day staring at a computer screen. Habits are hard to unsubscribe from, especially when those around you are doing the same.
The good news is, there are a number of simple things you can do to improve your lifestyle which will directly affect your productivity at work.
Around 70% of the 250,400,000,000 emails sent this year are spam. Unsubscribing to spam is one of the worst things you can do to avoid getting more spam, and there’s plenty of literature online to support this.
So, how do you reduce spam if you can’t unsubscribe?
We recently found out about an amazing lifehack: Trader Joe’s lets you sample anything in the store! We thought we would pay it forward to our users. If you are at the max amount of folders for your subscription, but you want to try out a new feature, let us know! We’ll gladly let you “sample” the feature for free.
The weekend is finally here! Throughout the day, emails can pile up for work that needs to be done starting Monday. A great way to defer emails until then, or if we’re honest, Sunday at the latest, is by using SaneReminders or @SaneNextWeek folder. By simply forwarding emails to the email@example.com, the email will arrive in your inbox at that time. If you drag the email to your @SaneNextWeek folder, it will arrive at 9am on Monday. Now you can spend your entire Saturday at the beach, rest assured that your emails will arrive when you’re ready.