The Ultimate Gmail Productivity System For Business
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The Ultimate Gmail Productivity System For Business

Learn over 20 different strategies and tools to cut your time spent on email in half and massively increase productivity
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4.1 (281 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
14,127 students enrolled
Created by Scott Britton
Last updated 4/2013
English
Current price: $29 Original price: $195 Discount: 85% off
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Includes:
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 9 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • By the end of this course, you will spend dramatically less time in email, receive less mail, understand tools to have more effective conversations, and increase the speed at which you get through your email.
  • In this course you will learn how to manage your email more efficiently to increase your productivity and output
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Requirements
  • People who use gmail will get the most out of this class. However, all people who spend a lot of time in email will get value out of this class.
Description

**UPDATED DECEMBER 2016** Called "the best course on email productivity + Gmail on Udemy"

Do you ever feel like EMAIL CONTROLS YOUR LIFE?

You know...like there's those days where literally all you do is spend time in your inbox reading and respond to emails.

It's like you're a little email salmon swimming trying to fight the upstream inbox current.

I've got some amazing news for you....

IT DOESN'T HAVE TO BE THIS WAY.

This Gmail course has taught over 6000 people how to effectively manage their email to increase productivity and GET HOURS OF YOUR LIFE BACK EACH WEEK.

So wait...does that mean I can spend more time in the kiddie pool on the weekends and less time in my inbox!!!??? You betcha!

Skeptical?

Just look at what all the incredibly good-looking people on the right who've reviewed this course and gave it 5 STARS have said....

By the end of this course you'll learn the deepest, darkest secrets of Gmail that only the greatest email ninjas know, like:

  • Specific tactics to spend dramatically less time in your inbox (and why that's actually more productive!)
  • The best way to empty that inbox to zero like Speedy Gonzalez fast - BTW its super important to do that
  • Strategies to decrease the amount of mail you get. Yep, it's possible
  • Tools to not only manage all your contacts and connections, but ones that will also help you write emails that are a like...A ZILLION TIMES more effective
  • 20 different strategies and tools to be more productive with email

So if you want to reclaim your SANITY, LIFE, OR TIME or just send emails to ANYONE.....or just want to be more productive...hear me out:

THIS----COURSE-----IS------4-------YOU

You will learn how to become an email PRO and save hours a week over 43 short videos created by yours truly.

If 43 vids sounds like a lot, don't worry - you can totally go buffet style to pick and choose exactly what you want to learn...man I love buffets.

So this sounds pretty darn good right?

Then here's whatchya need to do to start taking this Gmail Productivity course right now:

  1. Scroll back up to the top and click the “Take This Course" Button
  2. If you're already a member of Udemy, this will take you to the payment page - IF YOU'RE NOT, you will be prompted to sign up for Udemy (it's really good and will never spam you so YOU SHOULD SIGN UP)
  3. Enter in your credit card or Paypal details and press “Complete Purchase" (then do a little dance because you just made a great decision)
  4. Udemy will confirm your purchase for $49.00
  5. You will immediately get access to the course and subsequently learn how to dominate email.
  6. You'll have to figure what to do with all this new time you have because you've GOTTEN SO GOOOOD AT MANAGING EMAIL

I will personally respond to any questions you may have as you go through the course so there's no worry if you're not sure how to take all of the information and apply it to your life...

What are you waiting for? Sign up now!

Sincerely,

Scott Britton - Productive Gmailer

P.S. The $49 price is an initial offering to build the students and positive reviews. I believe getting days of your life back and dramatically increasing your output is WORTH FAR MORE THAN THIS, so I plan on raising the price in the near future. If you want to take advantage of the initial price, I'd sign up sooner than later (Like now!)

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is for people who want to increase their productivity and spend less time on email. Everyone from the email novice to expert will find value in this class.
Curriculum For This Course
51 Lectures
03:31:50
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An Introduction to Increasing Your Productivity in Gmail
3 Lectures 03:39
An introduction to the class including some personal results
Preview 01:08

This lecture describes the purpose of email which is important to understand so we can distinguish between output and business.
Preview 01:28

This lecture discusses the 4 most powerful frameworks to maximize our productivity in Gmail (and all email!)
Preview 01:03
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Decreasing The Frequency of Checking and Processing Email
10 Lectures 27:19
One of the most disruptive things to productivity is interruption. This module outlines the high costs of interruption as it relates to email.
Preview 02:49

Batch Processing is the most efficient way to deal with you email. This lecture outlines the concept in detail.
Preview 04:02

Creating An Environment Conducive to Batch Process Successfully
02:25

This is a demo of how to add bookmarks to ancillary services we often use in tandem with Gmail to create an environment where we can successfully execute batch processing.
[Demo] Adding Browser Bookmarks to Ancillary Services
01:12

BatchedInbox is an excellent tool that allows us to specify the times at which email is visible. This lecture provides a broad overview of that as well as a live demo.
BatchedInbox
03:40

This lecture describes the tool inbox pause which has similar functionality to BatchedInbox with a tad more control.
Inbox Pause
01:23

Using Filters + Labels to Selectively Process Certain Messages
04:07

This is a live demo of how to create filters + labels to selectively process certain emails.
[Demo] of Filter + Label Creation
02:57

This lecture describes how we can leverage multiple inboxes with filters and labels to handle time sensitive mail from select senders while still executing batch processing.
How to Handle Time Sensitive Emails While Still Batch Processing
02:45

This lecture outlines how to take advantage of gmail aliases in order to avoid unwanted marketing communication.
The Alias Trick to Pre-empt Batching Marketing Communication
01:59
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The Most Effective Way to Process Your Email
5 Lectures 10:09
This introduces why its important to have a clean inbox and introduces the Reply, Archive, Delete, Defer framework.
Introduction to Processing Your Email Effectively
01:56

This describes the difference between archiving and deleting a message. It's important to understand this as we strive to have a clean inbox.
The Difference Between Archive / Delete
01:58

This is a live demo of me taking the reply, archive, delete, approach, defer to my inbox.
[Demo] of the Reply, Archive, Delete, Defer Approach
02:55

This lecture dives deeper into "deferring" emails and introduces the tool I use to do that Boomerang.
Deferring Execution with Boomerang
02:24

This lecture shows how you can use multiple inboxes in conjunction with the "star" action to defer execution.
An Alternate Method to Defer Execution
00:56
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Decreasing the Amount of Mail You Receive
4 Lectures 05:23
This lecture outlines why you should always be pruning your inbox and how exactly to do it.
Introducing "Pruning"
02:36

This lecture describes how you can use unroll.me to mass unsubscribe for unwanted marketing emails.
Unroll.me
00:31

This lecture introduces one way to identify any email you can unsubscribe from as you process your email.
Identifying Pruning Opportunities with the "Optional" Label
00:39

We cover the dynamics of email communication so that we can send and receive less messages.
Understanding the Email Ecosystem To Receive Less Mail
01:37
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Contact Management
4 Lectures 07:17
This introduces effective concept management and what we should strive for.
The Goal of Contact Management
01:19

This lecture outlines the auto-complete contact management setting in gmail as well as the general contact manager.
The Most Important Gmail Contacts Setting
02:15

This lecture describes an iphone app called Brewster which helps organize our contacts across multiple commonly used services including gmail.
Making Contact Data Actionable With Brewster
01:35

This lecture outlines Contactually which is a great tool to stay in touch with our networks.
Using Contactually to Stay in Touch with Important Contacts
02:08
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Tools to Have More Effective Email Conversations
5 Lectures 11:45
This lecture describes two excellent tools to that help you write better email content and stay abreast of your network: Newsle and Job Change Alerts
Newsle and Job Change Alerts
03:32

This lecture describes UndoSend, a powerful feature in Gmail Labs.
Undo Send
00:54

This lecture describes Rapportive, which is a powerful tool to write better emails.
Rapportive
01:56

This is a live demo of rapportive. It covers how you can use it to write more effective emails and find most people's email address.
[Demo] of Rapportive and How to Find Someone's Email Address
02:22

This lecture outlines how you can use boomerang to automate the process of having to remember to followup with someone.
Boomerang to Automate the FollowUp
03:01
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Increase the Speed At Which You Process Your Email
4 Lectures 05:45
This lecture outlines gmail labs feature canned responses.
The Magic of Canned Responses
01:20

This lecture outlines an alternative to canned responses called Streak.
Using Streak Snippets in Tandem With Canned Responses
00:52

This is a live demo of canned responses and streak in action.
[Demo] of Canned Responses and Streak
01:17

This lecture outlines how to use search filters to rapidly decrease the time you spend looking for a message.
Searching For Messages Efficiently
02:16
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Course Summary and Putting This Knowledge into Practice
8 Lectures 12:33
This is a review of the concepts in Section 2.
Review of Decreasing the Frequency We Check Email
02:50

This is a review of the concepts covered in Section 3.
Review of How to Process Your Mail Efficiently
01:10

This is a review of the concepts covered in Section 4.
Review of How to Decrease Email Volume
01:31

This is a review of the concepts covered in Section 5.
Review of Effective Contact Management
00:55

This is a review of the concepts covered in Section 6.
Review of How to Have More Effective Conversations
01:56

This is a review of the concepts covered in Section 7.
Review of How to Increase Our Speed in Gmail
01:01

This outlines the most effective next steps to add these practices into your workflow.
Next Steps: How to Build these Practices into Your Workflow
03:10

Fill out this worksheet to put all the concepts touched upon in action!
Gmail Productivity Worksheet
1 page
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PDFs of All Lectures
8 Lectures 00:00
This is a PDF copy of Lecture 1
PDF Copy of Lecture 1
9 pages

This is a PDF copy of Lecture 2
PDF Copy of Lecture 2
41 pages

This is a PDF copy of Lecture 3
PDF Copy of Lecture 3
11 pages

This is a PDF copy of Lecture 4
PDF Copy of Lecture 4
9 pages

This is a PDF copy of Lecture 5
PDF Copy of Lecture 5
12 pages

This is a PDF copy of Lecture 6
PDF Copy of Lecture 6
8 pages

This is a PDF copy of Lecture 7
PDF Copy of Lecture 7
7 pages

PDF Copy of Lecture 8
30 pages
About the Instructor
Scott Britton
4.3 Average rating
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71,826 Students
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Co-Founder at Troops

I'm Scott Britton. I'm currently a software entrepreneur at Troops.ai, a venture backed Saas startup that was named one of the top 100 startups in NYC in 2016. Before this I was a business development executive at SinglePlatform, a company acquired by Constant Contact for 100 million dollars. I also maintain a personal site called Life-LongLearner which publishes content to 20k subscribers weekly on sales and marketing.

I'm passionate about personal development, marketing, and travel. I've taught over 50,000 students online and been featured in Lifehacker, The Next Web, and Business Insider as one of the top 25 rising stars in New York Tech Under 25.