Stay on Top of Your Inbox: Learn Efficient Email Management
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Stay on Top of Your Inbox: Learn Efficient Email Management

If you keep more than a screen shot of email in your inbox, you need this program!
5.0 (1 rating)
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.
26 students enrolled
Created by Laura Stack
Last updated 11/2012
English
Price: $40
30-Day Money-Back Guarantee
Includes:
  • 4 hours on-demand video
  • 3 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
Description
If you keep more than a screen shot of email in your in-box, you need this program! Email has become the productivity bane of modern corporate employees, the ball-and-chain that keeps them stuck at their desks for hours every day. They wade around, desperately trying to sort, respond to, and organize messages. Pending items fall through the cracks. Email for long-term projects sit in the inbox and collect dust. Employees hit "Reply to All" to 17 people and create hundreds of "Me too!" responses that add nothing to the conversation and waste everyone's time. ENOUGH! Take this course and get and stay on top of your email, once and for all.
 
You'll get four one-hour video lectures, a workbook with scree shots and step-by-step instructions, an MP3, and 2 eBooks by Productivity Pro, Laura Stack, Certified Microsoft Application Specialist in Outlook. Go to www.TheProductivityPro.com for more information.
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If you keep more than a screen shot of email in your in-box, you need this program! Email has become the productivity bane of modern corporate employees, the ball-and-chain that keeps them stuck at their desks for hours every day. They wade around, desperately trying to sort, respond to, and organize messages. Pending items fall through the cracks. Email for long-term projects sit in the inbox and collect dust. Employees hit "Reply to All" to 17 people and create hundreds of "Me too!" responses that add nothing to the conversation and waste everyone's time. ENOUGH! Take this course and get and stay on top of your email, once and for all.
Preview 59:53

Is your email your to-do list?  Is it really keeping you organized?  Technology CAN increase your productivity, if you use best practices for email.  This eBook will guide you through the 12 Best Practices for Handling Email so that your inbox becomes your friend.  Learning to control your email is fundamental to increasing your productivity.  These skills will give you the foundation you need to keep your inbox under control.
Emptying Your Inbox: The 12 Best Practices for Handling Email
14 pages

Communicating Effectively with Email: Courtesies, Protocols, and Time Savers Are you wading through email every day? Would you like to reduce the amount of time spent in your inbox? Communicating more effectively with your team members and professional contacts will maximize your time and avoid wasting others’ time. Email can be a distraction, but it doesn’t have to be a time waster. When you know how to use email as an effective communication tool, you’ll avoid having your inbox monopolize your day.
Communicating Effectively With Email
22 pages

I Love My Inbox I Hate My Inbox
58:09

Using software to maintain your schedule can be extremely effective, but if you're not careful, it can turn into a real waste of time for both you and everyone else involved. Try to keep the following factors in mind when scheduling your day in Outlook, Lotus Notes, or GroupWise (demonstrated in Outlook).
  • Using third-party software to find convenient day/time of meeting for people not at your company.
  • Converting emails automatically into appointments (no copy/paste).
  • Automatically find open meeting times without comparing calendars.
  • Track meetings by projects, team, or committee.
Thirty Best Practices For Scheduling Your Day In Outlook
01:00:43

Create A RULE To Play A Sound For “Important” People. 
Turn Off The Automatic Email Notification Options.
Experiment with the Rules Wizard.
Use the New Item Shortcut Dropdown.
Dictate When You Receive Your Email, So It Doesn’t Distract You.
Create Signatures to Use as Templates for Common Responses.
Use an Outlook Template for Letters.
Use Search Folders to Create AutoSearches.
Use Outlook Today to Quickly Jump Around within Outlook.
Use Outlook Keyboard Shortcuts.
Take a Poll and Tally Results.
Specify Which Address Book Opens First.
Find Messages Using the Find Bar.
Add Groups and Shortcuts in the Folder List.
Create a New Toolbar with Favorite Buttons.
Add Your Own Menu with Your Favorite Commands.

If you like this video, go to www.TheProductivityPro.com/outlook to purchase the series.

Outlook 2007 Time Savers
57:54

Print and use this workbook to follow along with the Time Savers video.
Workbook to accompany Outlook 2007 Time Savers training
20 pages
About the Instructor
Laura Stack
4.5 Average rating
2 Reviews
41 Students
2 Courses
President & CEO, The Productivity Pro, Inc.