Tips & Tricks to Organize Gmail

25th April 2018 in Email Productivity, Organize Gmail

Google launched Gmail more than 14 years ago, and nowadays it has over 1.2 billion users β€” which makes it one of the biggest email providers on Earth.Β People use Gmail everyday, multiple times a day, and it means that:

  • it has a massive system;
  • over a billion people try to find different ways to organize Gmail.

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New Gmail designs leaked (with screen shots)

20th April 2018 in Email Productivity, Organize Gmail

New Gmail image

Here at Drag we work directly with Gmail β€” and so does our tool β€”, so it’s our interest to keep track of what changes will concern this incredible email service provided by Google. New Gmail? Let’s go!

Last week, Google revealed how the most popular email provider will look like in the short future. Many changes are expected to happen still in the first semester of 2018. These changes will start on the visuals. The new screens will be much closer to Google’s Material Design concepts, making it more attractive to users.

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How to turn Gmail into the best To-Do list ever

18th April 2018 in Email Productivity, Organize Gmail

Email how we use today has changed so much over the last years. It started as a simple tool to communicate and replicate physical mail. Today, it’s very collaborative and (usually) makes work more organized.Β 

At the same time, To-Do lists are a fundamental tool on the business World. If you think about it, your business Inbox most probably works as a place where you receive tasks (in format of emails).

Wait! If emails and To-Do’s most times mean the same, why don’t they share the same space in Gmail?

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Gmail Kanban: the best way to organize Gmail

13th April 2018 in Email Productivity, Kanban Gmail, Organize Gmail

Do you wanna know why you need a Gmail Kanban?

Well, we all know how messy our inboxes can get, right? Being able to organize them is not something we are everyday, and once it’s cluttered, goodbye productivity.Β Organizing Gmail is something much easier said than done. When you start actually doing it, you realize it can take much more time than expected.

You see, not everything must be painful, but in order to achieve a decluttered and clean email, there are some steps to climb and mindsets to change, so let’s start it out.

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Everything you need to know about Kanban in Gmail

6th March 2018 in Email Productivity, Kanban Gmail

Gmail. It’s always been like this. Your messages come to your inbox, you read them and that’s basically it. What else could we need, right?

So much more. MeetΒ Kanban in Gmail.

You should be aware that it’s 2018, there are many things you can β€” and should β€” automate in your life, and there are tools that transform your email experience in several ways.

Kanban in GmailΒ is a trend that has gained a lot of traction – here is everything you need to know about it. Continue reading »

Different ways to use Kanban in Email Inbox

28th February 2018 in Email Productivity, Kanban Email

We talk a lot aboutΒ KanbanΒ in our blog. A task management system consisting of multiple lanes in which tasks are organized and moved across, it wasΒ created originally to improve manufacturing efficiency.

Proven successful in the automotive industry, it has expanded to several other industries such as software development – with tools such as JIRAΒ -, project management – with tools such as Trello – and even CRM, – with tools such as Pipedrive.Β 

Why not applying such a strong and visual layoutΒ to your email inbox? After all, most emails require tasks and most tasks require emails. We are sharing today different ways to use Kanban boards in your email inbox.

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Why you should use Kanban in your Email Inbox

22nd February 2018 in Email Productivity, Kanban Email

Emails have been quite the same for a while. Almost every internet user has an account and knows how it works: a single list of emails sorted chronologically. Some folders and labels. Some bulk actions like archive, delete, send to folder. That’s all. And it has been like this for decades.Β 

As businesses evolved, email has become much more than just a space for our messages. Many times, email represent a business hub.Β However, the old and good traditional email layout has become a hurdle for people productivity. It’s just not good enough. It’s not flexible enough.Β 

There is a quite good solution for that:Β Kanban in Email. And here are some reasons why you should start doing it now. Continue reading »

Kanban in Email: Simple Ways to Boost your Inbox

7th February 2018 in Email Productivity, Kanban Email

Kanban helps you to visualize emails in a way that works for your brain. But, before I explain, let me provide some context. Setting meetings, checking new promos, receiving reminders, talking business and amenities… Nowadays we all seem to have tons of responsibilities in our hands. And most of them come as messages straight into our inboxes.

The result? Well, if you’re not organized enough: chaos.

And let’s be honest, it’s not that hard to get messy, just stop organizing for a while and suddenly things are unbearable. If you’re like me, it’s unpractical to work with all this clutter around you.

This is why, aiming to keep things organized, I always look for new methods, techniques and apps that help boost productivity while, at the same time, keep my inbox visually appealing.

The most genius one? Kanban.

πŸ‘‰ BOOST MY INBOX WITH KANBAN πŸ‘ˆ

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How to Reach Inbox Zero

31st January 2018 in Email Productivity, Inbox Zero

Billions of email are exchanged every day. Receiving so many emails can be too much; it means you getΒ aΒ messy inbox, you’re overwhelmed and you just don’t get things done.Β Β 

There is a better way,Β Inbox Zero. It’s by far the most popular technique for keeping your inbox under control.

Getting to Inbox Zero isn’t always easy. The internet is flooded with different strategies to reach the holy grail, inbox zero. But what works, what doesn’t and what’s more harm than help?

We’ve developed four really simple hacks to achieve Inbox Zero.Β Today, we want to share them.

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