Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Inbox 0 for Google Apps Users tip #2

In anticipation of the upcoming Rocky Mountain Google Apps Summit, I will be posting a series of #inbox0 tips for Google Apps users. Thanks for your interest! +Cory Pavicich

Are you a hunt and peck emailer?

#inbox0 tip #2
: Your time is valuable, so don’t waste it with a mouse! Know your Gmail shortcuts!

Who doesn’t think a hunt-and-peck student typer is ill-prepared? How is your slow navigation of your email account any better? Know your shortcuts! If you think your time is valuable, quit wasting it with your mouse.

Turn on your shortcuts by going to your Gmail Settings, and finding it under the General tab:

Once you've turned on shortcuts, it's all about practice. But remember that the extra time you put in now will pay off in thousands of saved seconds for years to come. Of course, you will need to learn all of the shortcuts. Luckily, there is a shortcut for that. You can press the “?” key to get a full list of Gmail shortcuts.

I will have more #inbox0 tips in the coming weeks, but sign up for the Rocky Mountain Google Apps for Education Summit and attend my series of Gmail management workshops!

To learn more about Gmail and all the Google Apps for Education, join us at a Google Apps for Education Summit!
Register now for the CA Google Apps for Education Summit July 12-13th in Santa Clara CA and the Rocky Mountain Google Apps for Education Summit August 2-3 in Boulder CO.

Rocky Mountain Google Apps for Education Summit August 2-3 in Boulder CO.