Your online interactions are an extension of who you are in person. Rock your inbox and wow your colleagues with these edgy email tips:

Recalling an Email

Did you click send before proofreading or attaching a document? This tutorial will walk you step-by-step to successfully recall an email.

Sending an Email with a Delay  

Sending an email with a delay allows the opportunity to edit your email or allows the email to arrive at a better time for the recipient(s).

Creating an Email Signature

An email signature is a fantastic way to communicate your personal brand – who you are, what you do, and how to best reach you. Here you can find examples on what to include in your email signature.

Automatic Replies

If you are planning on being away from your email for a few days it is good practice to use an out of office message. Include when you are planning on returning and an alternative contact for urgent matters.

Clearing Up Space in Your Inbox

By actively cleaning out your inbox you can preemptively avoid the “maxed out storage” notification. Word of advice, save emails as PDFs before deletion. You never know what you’ll need a year or two down the line.

Creating a Zip File

By sending files as a zip file, you’re saving inbox room for both you and all your recipients. Win-win, right? Click here to learn how to create a zip file.

Sharing Your Calendar

Need to schedule a meeting with a large group of people? Have your attendees share their calendar with you.

Creating a Listserv

A Listserv is a valuable tool to leverage if you find yourself emailing a large group frequently.

Just for fun, change the theme of your inbox!

Additional Resources:

Email: Do It Well

Finding E-Mail Equilibrium

57 Ways to Sign off On an Email

Have other email tips or tricks that you use? Leave a message in the comments below.

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