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Veronica Setzke

Great list, Mike.

One of the time saving tips I use in GMail is Canned Responses. They are like the word doc idea in #10, but right in my e-mail so all I have to do is open, select the canned response and go. It's insanely easy. Here is a link to directions: https://www.laptopmag.com/articles/set-canned-responses-gmail

It takes a few minutes to set up, but is well worth the time in the long run.

Cheers!

Mike Pritchard

Veronica, thanks! Terrific tip for GMail users!

Maggie Red

Thanks, Mike!

Here's mine: Resist "reply-all"! Model the behavior you wish others would cultivate by not replying-all, particularly if you're only replying to acknowledge receipt or thank the sender. No one else wants/needs to see that. My hope is that by encouraging others to NOT reply-all it will eventually cut down on the volume of emails coming to my Inbox. :-)

Lisa Meacham

regarding your templates - you can set these up in outlook - they are called "quick parts" and you literally have to type the name of the quick part and it inserts. I have them set up for various items.

type the text of your template into a new email, highlight the text, then right click on the "quick part" icon (it is on the "insert" ribbon in Outlook 2016 ) select "save to quick part gallery" and it will walk you through the steps.

Faster than opening a word document to copy and paste!

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