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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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Apple's VIP Inbox isn't new, but it's a great solution for iOS users who don't want to switch mobile email apps. VIP Inbox, a feature in Mail for iOS 6 and OS X Mountain Lion, works similarly to Google's new Mail offering, except that you select the VIPs in your inbox. To set up VIP Inbox, open your Mail app and hit the icon of the blue circle with white right-facing arrow. Then tap "Add VIP," and you'll be taken to your Contacts list.

Once your VIP list is set up, the next time you receive a message from a VIP contact your phone will make a unique indicator alert and highlight the message in a separate VIP inbox. The feature not only filters new messages, but it will also dig through old messages and segregate past VIP correspondence.

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Marc Powell
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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.
www.emailogic.com
xaviercm
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xaviercm,
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6/24/2014 | 10:39:08 AM
A better way to manage email newsletter subscription
Hi,

I think that you might be interested in beta testing our new project (our tagline is "Your inbox will thank you" ...).

With a friend, I am working on this project whose goal is to provide a way for people to better manage their email newsletter subscriptions. Closetoshop generates a unique email address for each subscription, and will send you a digest containing all of your newsletters once a day.

Your inbox won't be overloaded anymore, you avoid the frequent distraction of new mail arriving during the day, and you can easily put a stop to unwanted messages.

Just take a look at http://closetoshop.com (you can create an free account).

For more detailed information, please read the FAQ (in English) : http://faq.closetoshop.com/dokuwiki/doku.php?id=faq_en

Don't hesitate to contact us, we need your feedback !

/Xavier
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