10 Can’t-Miss Gmail Tips and Tricks That Will Change the Way You Email
Summer usually means a vacation from your Gmail inbox. But all your unread emails aren’t going to get answered on their own (well, actually, they might — but I’ll get to that later). Over 281 billion emails were sent last year, according to Radicati, a tech marketing firm. And that number will only grow, hitting 330 billion in the next three years. That’s a lot of emails that will require our attention.
It’s not just the sheer number of emails that feels overwhelming — it’s the amount of time we spend looking at, responding to, and worrying over those emails. Nearly 80% of Americans are reading email on their smartphone, MIT Technology Review found, while the average American spends nearly 24 hours online every week. That’s almost an entire day of your life each week that you’re staring at your screens — and a lot of that is likely spent in your Gmail inbox.
Thankfully, there are ways to master your inbox before it masters you. Here are 10 Gmail tips and tricks to help you get control of your email.