Microsoft Outlook is still the leading email tool of businesses today. And because it integrates so much –email, calendar, tasks, address book – it’s often the place where employees can spend significant parts of their work day. Recent studies have…
Be on the lookout for CEO phishing emails. A member of our
company received emails that appeared to be from the CEO. This sort of thing happens but we have trained our staff to never share confidential information via email – always pick up the phone! Don’t be the one that gets reeled in – educate your staff and implement procedures to protect your business.
A client called this week with a question – in providing IT Services to such a diverse group of businesses, we get some pretty good ones. My customer was looking for a simple way to export multiple emails from Outlook onto a USB drive. I’ve exported individual emails from Outlook before but never a group of emails.
The solution is deceptively simple, but still a good trick to know just in case.
Keeping your Outlook Inbox clean and organized can sometimes feel like a full time job. Seems like, in my rush to get to zero in my in box to the magical zero count, I often get a little trigger happy and delete an email that I need to file or act on. I usually realize this right away and hop into my Deleted Items folder to retrieve the email, only to find it is lost in the thousands of previously deleted emails.
Staying on top of your ‘to-dos’ can be tough. Seems we get more and more on our plates every day – keeping all the balls in the air can be a challenge. Especially follow ups – you email someone and need to follow up at a later date to be sure your message got through and the item was addressed. Here is an easy way in Outlook to be sure you stay on top of the things you are waiting on or have delegated to others.
Outlook is a lot like our brain; very underutilized. There are tons of great little tips and tricks in Microsoft Outlook that can help you be more productive when it comes to using your email. Let’s look at reusing text blocks for example.
Do you send out a lot of the same information on a regular basis? Find yourself typing the same email over and over or going back to copy/paste content from previous emails? Then I bet you guessed it; reusing text blocks is for you.