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For making your Gmail Inbox to zero you should use ActiveInbox activeinboxhq.com For Finding who has been sending you most mails use, Awayfind it has this feature awayfind.com & Gmail meter Gmail Meter


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The base concept behind "inbox zero" is that you process incoming mail one time, and don't need to go back to look at it again to see if there is anything you need to do. After you have looked at it that first time, you make whatever notes or entries needed in your productivity system, and the email can then be discarded or archived, depending on what your ...


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I use inbox zero because I don't rely on the unread count for determining what items need to be processed. Remember, the inbox is a basket or bucket that holds things until they are processed into the GTD system e.g. throw away, to do, delegate, etc. Once I pull the actions out of the mail item, I have no need for it to remain in my "to process" bucket. If ...


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It means nothing in the inbox is on your mind. The inbox doesn't have to be literally empty, but you shouldn't have to think about it. People can have different approaches. A colleague of mine makes sure that all his mail is tagged something. I prefer emptying or moving it on to different folders. It can simply be that all mail is marked read. What's ...


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Set up filters in Gmail to categorize certain bulk mail that you may still want to receive, but not necessarily have polluting your inbox proper. Create a label for each category and set the filter to apply your label and skip the inbox (archive). Apply the filter to existing mail. This approach is also crucial for discussion mailing lists that you don't ...


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I use Xobni. It indexes links, attachments, mail, and people. I can see, at a glance, who sends me how much mail, broke down by time of day. It is awesome!


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I'd like to shamelessly recommend Beeminder's GmailZero tool: http://gmailzero.com It's kind of the nuclear option if you're too much of an incorrigible procrastinator for any of the other awesome tools in the other answers to work for you. It's a way to truly force yourself to gradually get your inbox down to zero. Beeminder in general is part Quantified ...


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Inbox Zero means what it says: nothing what so ever is left in your in box. It also means that emails are processed to the point where you'll never have to read them again. Processing emails involves either: just deleting them actioning them immediately adding items to your todo list adding their contents to your reference database. Some emails don't ...


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For bulk email--- you have to try out the awesome unroll.me to stick all newsletters into one label (and receive an email summary daily). Easy to unsubscribe there as well. For inbox zero, it's all about "processing" your inbox. I've written a bit of how I approach the subject here, and for the past few months I've been dominating 2 inboxes with about 200 ...


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Whether you should or shouldn't get to inbox zero comes down to personal preferences. Some people prefer to make their bed every day, some never. Some people prefer brushing their teeth a three times daily, others once in a while. Some dust their house every day some, again, once in a while. It's about the process of keeping things flowing and not to have ...



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