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Collaboration and Email: The Survey Says…

Contatta, the only collaboration platform that includes email, sponsored a survey of nearly 1,200 Americans to find out exactly how they use email today, what causes them grief, and what they’re doing to ease the pain. The findings may surprise you, because even though most are unhappy with their current email, few are doing anything… Read More

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Forwarding is Backward Thinking

Forwarding emails is a lot like the movie “Groundhog Day.” In “Groundhog Day,” Bill Murray plays Phil Connors, a TV weatherman covering the annual Groundhog Day festivities in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania. After a freak snowstorm forces him to stay the night, Phil wakes up to find he’s not just trapped in Punxsutawney, he’s trapped in the… Read More

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The Art of Making Contact

How many times a day do you find yourself searching through your inbox for a particular email, file or for the sender’s contact information? If you’re like most, it happens too many times to count because this email version of hide-and-seek has long become the norm. But it doesn’t have to be, because managing your… Read More

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It’s Time To Fire Email As Your Task Manager

We all do it. We all try–and fail–to use email as a task manager. We all read emails and then try turning them into tasks by marking them “unread” just so we’ll remember to deal with them later. We also “star,” “flag,” “color-code” and even send emails to ourselves as reminders to do something later…. Read More

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Reply All Hell

We’ve all experienced it. The chain reaction of email responses that fill up our inboxes with a seemingly endless stream of “Me too, “I agree” and “Congratulations.” Then, each of those responses act as some kind of Internet magic bean that produces more responses, which produces more responses, which produces…you see where this is going…. Read More