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April 9th, 2007

Think these tips will help you clear your inbox?

Some tips I found from Web Worker Daily on clearing your inbox:
1) Abandon crazy filing systems in favor of five folders: -Archive-, -Some Day-, @Computer, @Reply, and Waiting (I use the hyphens to get an alphabetical heirarchy that I like).
2) Parse your Inbox one email at a time.
3) Delete useless email.
4) Any email that describes […]

By Tris Hussey -- 0 comments

April 6th, 2007

For ClearContext power users-connector to Outlook’s rules

The guys at ClearContext just can’t seem to leave well enough alone can they:
ClearContext’s AutoAssign is a simple way to create rules to assign ClearContext Priority and Topics to messages. For power users who would like more flexibility in rules creation, we have provided integration of this functionality into the Outlook rules interface. Source: ClearContext […]

By Tris Hussey -- 1 comment

March 28th, 2007

ClearContext updates their Vista widget and it is now a powerful GTD tool

You know I love ClearContext for Outlook.  The colour coding, the prioritization, the ability to just file messages with a click, and filing sent messages with a topic, all these things let me really manage my e-mail.  A while ago Brad told me about the Vista gadget for CC and Outlook 2007.  I’ve been trying […]

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March 15th, 2007

How about no e-mail this Friday?

Saw this on Gear Live recently:
Two years ago, Jay Ellison, executive vice president at Chicago-based U.S. Cellular, got so tired of his e-mail building up to the amount of 200 a day that he finally sent out a memo to his 5,500 employees. “I’m announcing a ban on e-mail every Friday,” it read. “Get out […]

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March 6th, 2007

Psst, a new version of ClearContext is available and a Vista gadget too

It does pay to read your feeds!  Today Brad has this great announcement:
Regular readers of the weblog may have noticed that posting has been light the last couple of months.  Work on our v3.1 release has kept us busy.  I’m pleased to finally come up for air and offer all of you early access to […]

By Tris Hussey -- 0 comments

March 5th, 2007

Tips to make Gmail better

 Matt Cutts has some cool tips for Gmail addicts like me.  Okay almost like me since I’m not into Firefox anymore and so I don’t use Greasemonkey either.  However, if you do, then these tips are for you: Three solid Gmail productivity tips
Technorati tags: Gmail, Firefox, Greasemonkey, email tips
E mail IE and Firefox […]

By Tris Hussey -- 0 comments

February 8th, 2007

Which web mail service is better?

 Most of us are pretty set in our ways as far as e-mail goes.  If you use a free e-mail service like Yahoo, Gmail or Live Mail I doubt if you’ll change any time soon, but have you ever wondered which one is better?  Vikas at Digital Inspiration has done the work for you.  He […]

By Tris Hussey -- 2 comments

January 26th, 2007

About a week with Office 2007, so far so good

It’s been about a week now since I switched over to Office 2007 Pro.  I still haven’t played with Power Point (I’m not a big ppt guy any more), Word has been getting a workout for sure.  Excel?  On the other machine here at home that’s had Office 2007 for a month I’ve played a […]

By Tris Hussey -- 1 comment

January 16th, 2007

Web Workers toolkit, is it enough?

Another good post from WebWorkerDaily.  They list the core tools for distance collaboration.

Text chat
Web Conferencing
Document collaboration
Group online document sharing
Shared calendars
Message forums
video chat

No doubt that these are extremely important.  I use all of them, except for wikis.  No doubt as well that video and web conferencing has made use strides since I first tried them in […]

By Tris Hussey -- 1 comment

December 18th, 2006

Tips for Outlook uesrs to keep their mail files healthy

If there is one thing Outlook is famous for (besides being a royal pain sometimes), it’s that the mail file can a) get huge and b) get corrupted.  The very helpful folks at ClearContext, a sponsor of the contest … which closes for good tomorrow! …  have provided some easy-to-follow tips on how to reduce […]

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