Working from the coffee shop this morning I gaze down a quaint southern street filled with a combination of pumpkins, mums, hay bales and, already, Christmas lights. This small town is often celebrated for their holiday Lights Festival but I’m guessing you’re seeing hints of the holidays on your street corners as well. Each year as we’re deciding how we’ll share holiday cheer as a company I start prepping my family & friends list too. While I love plastering my loved ones with pics of my adorable brood, I run into the same stumbling block every year — old addresses! My friends move around a bit and I’ve been quite lax about keeping their addresses current. This means each year I’m met with…
Canned responses are a useful tool in your email arsenal. They are fast and convenient, but if you don’t pay attention, they can easily go stale. These ideas will keep your emails fresh and interesting to your clients.
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Are you in a constant tug of war with your email inbox? Too often, the pace of each day is set by what emails you get. A single email can distract you from your plan for the day faster than you can say “I need a vacation.” There are a few tried-and-true tactics to help get your email under control, including: Only check email at certain times Don’t leave email in your inbox, do something with it right away Write short, to the point emails Avoid email chains by avoiding email This advice is all good and well, but how can you do these things? Turns out, there are a bunch of apps and email add-ons to help you get…