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Gmail 101

Session Description: Are you spending too much of your time processing email?  Gmail has many features that can help you be more productive and save time.  

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The best way to receive less email is to not send any. 

The Basics

  • Compose
  • Send
  • Reply
  • Forward
  • Attach

The Environment

  • Density
  • Theme
  • Chat (Hangouts)

Gmail vs. Email

  • Archive vs. delete
  • Threaded conversations (Settings - General)
  • Labels (Inbox, All Mail etc.)

Choose Your Inbox

The New Inbox (tabs)


Priority Inbox


Inbox Zero

Respond, star, archive or delete

Activity

Spend a few minutes processing your email. Work towards inbox zero.


Search


Tweak the Settings

  • Customize settings

    • undo send

    • send and archive

    • chat

  • Labs

    • Right Side Chat
    • Undo Send
    • Canned Responses

    • Others?

  • Extensions

Extras


Badge

Send me an email with "Gmail Badge" as the subject.  Answer this question in your email:  "What is the one thing from this session that will have the largest impact on your future email practice?" 

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