Open Letter: A Better Experience for You

User conference — Our team is planning our first ever user conference. Everyone who uses Mail Pilot will be invited to register for our free online user conference which will take place after Mail Pilot 2 for iPhone and iPad ships. The Mail Pilot User Conference will be a 1-day event consisting of multiple webinars where we’ll share tips and tricks to get the most out of Mail Pilot, show you our roadmap for the future, and hold Q&A’s to get your questions answered by our core team members. We’re excited to spend some time with you during these webinars, and we’ll post more information about them as we get closer.

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Email is Broken and Cannot Be Fixed

Therefore, the only way to fix email is to develop a completely new protocol that does not have the inherent security flaws of SMTP. Like email, this new system must reliably deliver messages and attachments. However, unlike email, the system must be designed so that people you don’t want to read your messages and attachments can’t – whether the message is in transit or stored on an end device or mail servers.

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Every Way We’ve Tried to Fix Email (and Why It’s Not Working)

As email has scaled up in use, management systems and apps have come in to handle the load. But email overload is still a massive problem for people. We’re still inundated with notifications and now we get email notifications no matter where we are. The fact is, pretty much all of us hate email for one reason or another. So, we’ve all tried to fix it in some way. Let’s take a look at a few of the most popular fixes.

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Managing e-mail overload

But most people are starting at the technical end. They know everyone is overloaded with e-mail and that e-mail is not being organised properly, so the knee-jerk reaction is to look at different technical strategies. Most people have chosen their e-mail software with little thought about what they want to achieve with e-mail within the business.

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What Are You Supposed To Do When You Have, Like, 106,926 Unread Emails?

Instant communication “can be wonderful — but also terrible,” says Barr, who shared the story more as a lament of modern communication than a reprimand of her son, whose busy work life, she acknowledged, often takes him overseas.

So this year, she sent him a birthday gift by snail-mail in a box. “He actually opened it,” she says, and they’ve been talking more frequently since then.

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Going Virtual: How to Work with a Virtual Assistant to Manage Your Email

As I said earlier, letting go of our email is probably one of the toughest things that entrepreneurs struggle with. I can see why, I mean, the very thought of someone other than yourself ready messages that are being sent directly to YOU, is a little uneasy, at first.

Here’s the thing – if you really want to keep a certain amount of email (coming from certain people), then you can. Just give them a secret, non-published email address. But, learn to have self control here – no more than five people can have access to this email address at once. Okay!?

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6 Battle-Tested Tips to End Email Overload

As the CEO of a global social media company with more than 600 employees, I get hundreds of emails a day (sometimes thousands). Some matter; most don’t. The key to getting off the email hamster wheel is quickly assessing which messages deserve attention and then responding as efficiently as possible. And lots of times this means abandoning email altogether in favour of low-tech tools like telephones and high-tech channels like social media.

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Is Pay Email the Solution to Inbox Overload?

The idea sounds complex to me, an administrative nightmare with more nickel and dime expense on top of already exorbitant broadband and wireless fees. Complexity usually preempts popular adoption. Dvorak acknowledges this, noting that “The real difficulty would be the creation of mechanisms that would actually be adopted. It would have to begin as some sort of standard adopted by a lot of big ISPs.” That’s a mighty steep hill to climb.

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