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Tom Spring
Tom Spring

10 Tools To Beat Email Overload

New tools and services promise to help you put more love into your love-hate relationship with email. We check out the contenders.
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Tenxer is like a pedometer for email: It tracks your every email step and pushes you to be more productive. Tenxer links to your Gmail account and monitors how productive and efficient you are in responding, opening and deleting email. Once a week Tenxer sends you an analytics dashboard providing an at-a-glance overview of how efficient you were. The goal is encourage you to be more efficient when it comes to the email time sink.

Tenxer can also track your Google calendar and Twitter activity, turning both into graphs that let you examine time spent in meetings and replying to tweets. The mobile app also lets you manually keep track of everything from customer interactions and meetings to how many cups of coffee you consumed. You can sign up for the service online or download the company's free iPhone or iPad app.


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Marc Powell
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User Rank: Apprentice
6/19/2013 | 9:51:44 AM
re: 10 Tools To Beat Email Overload
Tools and programs are great at helping to combat email overload.

But the best way is to send less and receive fewer.
User Rank: Apprentice
10/30/2014 | 10:19:21 AM
Email is NOT dying
This reminds me of an article from a year ago saying that email was dead, that the current generation was all about IMs and so email was on the verge of being extinct. I think the author failed to grasp the importance of email to business, the information that needs to be conveyed in "letter" format and threads... or stacks. I'm going to have to try out some of these email managers... anything to bring a little sanity!

User Rank: Apprentice
6/24/2014 | 10:39:08 AM
A better way to manage email newsletter subscription

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