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8-Point Checklist to More Effective Cold Emails

If you feel like your cold email outreach doesn’t bring you the effects you expect from it, the first thing to check is the copy of your emails. To gain some new clients or business partners, you need to send well-written messages. What is a “well-written” cold email, though? Check the 8 questions you should ask yourself to identify the points of your cold email campaign that call for improvement.
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Quickstart: Gmail and Google Apps migration guide

Made up your mind about deploying Google Apps at your workplace? We’ve got a quick, step-by-step guide that should have you up and running in a jiffy. We’ll cover all the basics, giving you a fair ideas as to what all’s involved in migrating to Google Apps. Continue reading

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Using encryption to secure your office PCs, laptops and smartphones

Industrial espionage and corporate data theft are an uncomfortable reality for any modern business. Laptops get stolen, cloud storage accounts get compromised, disgruntled employees steal files …

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Do customer support from your Gmail super efficiently with Mailflo

There’s a lot that we have learnt out of interacting with GrexIt customers over the last couple of years. We have seen customers use GrexIt, which is a really flexible system …

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The best iOS and Android apps for Gmail power users

Gmail is easily the world’s most widely used Email service. And this popularity isn’t just limited to personal usage. On the contrary, with many businesses having switched over to Google Apps. …

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The best apps to make your commute more productive

Make a list of the things you wish you could change about your job, and the dreaded morning rush hour commute is probably going to sneak in somewhere near the top. Long or inconvenient work commutes aren’t . …

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The death of Google’s ActiveSync support, and what it means for you

Google’s announcement that it would be ending Exchange ActiveSync (EAS) support seems to have invited a lot of criticism over the impact it will have on businesses that use Google Apps. Over the past few years, Google Apps in general…

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How to get away from your Inbox and still keep your job

Despite being the most popular business communications tool (and by a rather wide margin), email has recently gotten a bad rap over a perception of being ‘intrusive’. For many people, frequent email notifications and reminders …

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10 Timekeeping tools for your team

Time is money, as the old adage goes. And this holds true especially in the world of business. Come to think of it, the business computing revolution can be said to have been built around attempts at automating processes to save us time …

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Get started with Email Retention and Compliance policies

What most users ask of their Email system is merely that it work seamlessly in the background, proving quick and easy access to colleagues, clients, and vendors. However, as and IT Admin …

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Productivity Apps you just can’t miss

While looking for ways to boost our productivity, we usually focus on the most popular methods – calendars and scheduling, to-do lists, and E-mail management. But you’d be doing yourself a disservice if you stopped at …

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Busting Email Spam on Google Apps

There was a time when spam was regarded as a major threat to the smooth functioning of E-mail. Apart from the network overhead caused by spam, other issues such as malware were constantly on network admins’ minds. Then there was …

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Email scheduling for Gmail, Outlook and Thunderbird

The reason why E-mail is the undisputed king of business communications lies in its convenience and power. E-mail is ‘free’, can be made secure (read our post on E-mail signing), and lets you send files and documents with ease. But …

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Enterprise 2.0 and the Newsfeeds madness

We recently came across a succinct post on the obsession with newsfeeds as a central enterprise social collaboration idea by Sameer Patel. Sameer says: — .. as the pendulum swings carelessly from people to people, to machine to people and …

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Email overload? Its email OCD!

How often do you check your inbox for new email? Is it of the order of once every 10 minutes? Also, do the following hold true for you: – You steal a peak at your inbox on the phone while having dinner with your folks. – You switch to Gmail …

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eDiscovery for Google Apps – from Postini to Google Vault

eDiscovery, which is the discovery of email, chat transactions and other electronic communication for legal purposes, made its impact felt in a big way in the recently concluded Apple-Samsung trials where Samsung was asked by a court to …

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Is Stripe over-dependent on email?

I recently came across this blog by Alex Maccaw on Stripe’s culture, and one of the things that immediately stuck out was their practice of using email for a lot of their internal and external communication. And not just that, …

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Gmail’s interesting auto label nesting behavior

Use Gmail? Create a label called “top/middle/leaf”: You’ll that Gmail created this as a single, “non-nested” label: Now create another label called “top/middle”: Something amazing just happened. Now you have a label called “top/middle”, with the …

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5 simple tips to turn your Gmail into a Powerful Collaboration Tool

When we’re emailing, essentially, we’re collaborating with our colleagues, customers, partners or vendors. Email is the de facto standard when it comes to collaboration tools. We use email all the time to request our colleagues to send something to us..

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3 reasons why Gmail’s labels are better than Outlook’s folders

Email inboxes have so much content these days that not being able to organize them using folders or labels would lead to users going insane. Organizing your inbox helps you stay in controls of your information and communication, and is key to working efficiently.

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