Simple Email Folder Strategy
Managing emails can be tough and I have been through a number of different patterns & practices over the years trying to wrangle the breast. Most of these strategies require manaully action / move emails to be organised and ulitmatley it gets out of control.
I’ve now landed on a four folder system that allows me to quickly action email that I need to and remove “most” of the noise.
Here are the folders you need:
To enable automatically sorting of emails we only need 3-ish simple Rules and it’s important that we keep them in this order so that they land in the right place.
- Feed Rule(s)
- Invite Rule
- CC Rule
1. Feed Rule(s)
This rule will evolve over time. For me it is a “Sender Based Rule”.
sender address includesthe following
This can end up being multiples rules if you want to target specific subject lines or body text
- Feed - Sender Address Includes
- Feed - Body Includes
- Feed - Subject Includes
2. Invite Rule
This is really easy and helps with managing your schedule a lot.
3. CC Rule
CC emails can get realy noisy when you work for a large company. This is antoher great one for clearing out the noise
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