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HOW TO USE GMAIL
LIKE A PRO
GENERAL SETUP
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Install and use Chrome as your default browser
Install the following chrome extensions (menu -> tools -...
GMAIL SETUP
In your gmail settings, enable the following:

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Always use https
Enable advanced stars and start by ch...
USE RAPPORTIVE
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Shows you the senders job, company and LinkedIn profile
Shows you the senders social media activ...
USE BOOMERANG
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Send an email later
Follow up emails later
Remind you if you don't hear back
Schedule birthday/ho...
BUILD SPEED, LEARN THE
POWER OF J, K AND OTHER
SHORTCUTS
The most important ones in main view

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k

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BUILD SPEED, LEARN THE
POWER OF V, L AND OTHER
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The most important ones in message view

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r

= ...
BUILD SPEED, LEARN THE
POWER OF JUMPING
The most important ones in message view

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g+i

= go to inbox

g+l

= go ...
THERE ARE A LOT MORE
SHORTCUTS OUT THERE,
LEARN AS MANY AS POSSIBLE
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When you don’t know the shortcut try SHIFT + ? ...
STAY TUNED
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How to use Gmail like a pro

  1. 1. HOW TO USE GMAIL LIKE A PRO
  2. 2. GENERAL SETUP ● ● Install and use Chrome as your default browser Install the following chrome extensions (menu -> tools -> extensions) ● ● ● ● ● Rapportive – helps you organize your social engagement ● ● Google Mail Checker – Displays the number of unread messages in your inbox in Chrome Boomerang – make emails that arrive to early “boomerang” in a couple of days, weeks or months. You can also schedule emails to be sent at another time. Sending using Gmail - Makes Gmail your default email application Use Google contacts Use Google calendar Learn that labels equals folders and that folders equals labels
  3. 3. GMAIL SETUP In your gmail settings, enable the following: ● ● ● ● Always use https Enable advanced stars and start by choose three ones you like (one for reply, one for action and one for info/read) my stars looks like this: Set keyboard shortcuts to: on In labs activate: Inserting images, Undo Send, Background Send, Message Sneak Peek
  4. 4. USE RAPPORTIVE ● ● ● ● ● Shows you the senders job, company and LinkedIn profile Shows you the senders social media activity Expand your network: Follow the sender on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook etc. Add personal notes to on each contact for heads up http://rapportive.com/install
  5. 5. USE BOOMERANG ● ● ● ● ● Send an email later Follow up emails later Remind you if you don't hear back Schedule birthday/holiday notes when you have time to write them Clear out travel confirmation emails, returning them on the day of your trip
  6. 6. BUILD SPEED, LEARN THE POWER OF J, K AND OTHER SHORTCUTS The most important ones in main view ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● k = move to newer conversation j = move to older conversation o = open a conversation x = mark a conversation s = star a conversation (tap several times for advanced stars) z = undo c = compose a new message / = search (shift + 7) esc = move focus from input field
  7. 7. BUILD SPEED, LEARN THE POWER OF V, L AND OTHER SHORTCUTS The most important ones in message view ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● r = reply a = reply all f = forward v = move a conversation l = label a conversation e = archive a conversation # = delete a conversation (shift + 3) z = undo Ctrl + enter = send
  8. 8. BUILD SPEED, LEARN THE POWER OF JUMPING The most important ones in message view ● ● ● ● ● g+i = go to inbox g+l = go to label g+s = go to starred g+a = go to “all mail” g+t = go to sent mails
  9. 9. THERE ARE A LOT MORE SHORTCUTS OUT THERE, LEARN AS MANY AS POSSIBLE ● ● ● When you don’t know the shortcut try SHIFT + ? anywhere in Gmail. It will take you to Gmail's shortcut library For full reference: http://goo.gl/OkM1i If you are having trouble getting started with shortcuts install a chrome extension like Key Rocket for Gmail
  10. 10. STAY TUNED

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