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Are you suffering from email overload? Baydin [http://www.baydin.com/] teaches you how manage email more efficiently by eliminating distractions. View the presentation to learn how to reduce email notifications and stop spam. [http://www.reviveyourinbox.com/]

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Reform Your Email Management by Getting Rid of Distractions

Reform Your Email Management by Getting Rid of DistractionsA Baydin Revive Your Inbox Presentation (Days 1-2)

Reform Your Email Management by Getting Rid of Distractions1Part 1: Disable NotificationsReduce the amount of email interruption and distraction that email notifications cause

Part 1: Disable Notifications--Reduce the amount of email interruption and distraction that email notifications cause

2Question 1:How many times have you received email notifications today?

How many times have you received email notifications today?

3Answer:Ive received a million email notifications!

How many times have you received email notifications today?

4Question 2:How many of those email notifications were actually important?

How many of those email notifications were actually important?

5Answer:Only about four of the one million email notifications were actually important.

How many of those email notifications were actually important?

6Do you see a problem here?

Theres a big difference between the number of email notifications you receive and the number of important email you receive

7Therefore: Theres a big difference between the number of email notifications you receive and the number of important email you receive

Theres a big difference between the number of email notifications you receive and the number of important email you receive

8Unless your jobs demands email response within minutes

Unless your jobs demands email response within minutes, checking your email frequently is harming your productivity.

9checking your email frequently is harming your productivity.

Unless your jobs demands email response within minutes, checking your email frequently is harming your productivity.

10According to a case study by Loughborough University

According to a case study by Loughborough University, its takes an average of 64 seconds to fully recover after email interruption

11It takes an average of 64 seconds to fully recover after email interruption

According to a case study by Loughborough University, its takes an average of 64 seconds to fully recover after email interruption

12Reading your email as your receive email notifications is not efficient

Instead of reading your email as your receive email notifications, start checking your inbox at set times each day, preferably for fixed amounts of time.

13If checking your email all the time isnt efficient, what method should you use?

Instead of reading your email as your receive email notifications, start checking your inbox at set times each day, preferably for fixed amounts of time.

14Checking your inbox at set times each day, preferably for fixed amounts of time, is the most efficient way to manage your inbox

Its impossible to check your inbox at set times per day if youre constantly receiving email notifications.

15Its impossible to check your inbox at set times per day if youre constantly receiving email notifications.

Its impossible to check your inbox at set times per day if youre constantly receiving email notifications.

16If your work requires you to be at a computer, youll need to disable notifications to break the cycle of constantly checking your inbox.The fewer times you receive email notifications, the less you are affected by email interruption, and youll be able to focus better on what youre working on.

If your work requires you to be at a computer, youll need to disable notifications to break the cycle of constantly checking your inbox. The fewer times you receive email notifications, the less you are affected by email interruption, and youll be able to focus better on what youre working on.

17Here are the steps to disable notifications for both desktop and mobile email notifications for some popular mail systems and devices.

Here are the steps to disable notifications for both desktop and mobile email notifications for some popular mail systems and devices.

18How to turn off notifications in Gmail:Click the gear icon towards the upper right of the Gmail windowClick on the Settings linkCheck Mail notifications off under the Desktop Notifications sectionClick Save

How to turn off notifications in GmailClick the gear icon towards the upper right of the Gmail windowClick on the Settings linkCheck Mail notifications off under the Desktop Notifications sectionClick Save

19How to turn off notifications in OutlookFrom the Tools menu, click OptionsOn the Preferences tab, click E-mail Options, and then click Advanced E-mail OptionsUnder When new items arrive in my Inbox, uncheck the Display a New Mail Desktop Alert check box

How to turn off notifications in OutlookFrom the Tools menu, click OptionsOn the Preferences tab, click E-mail Options, and then click Advanced E-mail OptionsUnder When new items arrive in my Inbox, uncheck the Display a New Mail Desktop Alert check box

20How to turn off notifications in Boomerang for AndroidOpen your drawerTap SettingsTap Account SettingsTap Notification SettingsTurn off notifications

How to turn off notifications in Boomerang for AndroidOpen your drawerTap SettingsTap Account SettingsTap Notification SettingsTurn off notifications

21How to turn off notifications in iPhone Mail.appTap SettingsTap NotificationsTap MailTurn off all notifications

How to turn off notifications in iPhone mail.appTap SettingsTap NotificationsTap MailTurn off all notifications

22How to turn off notifications in iPhone GmailTap SettingsTap NotificationsTap GmailTurn off all notifications

How to turn off notifications in iPhone GmailTap SettingsTap NotificationsTap GmailTurn off all notifications

23How to turn off notifications in Android GmailOpen your Gmail applicationTap your Menu buttonTap SettingsUncheck Email notifications

How to turn off notifications in Android GmailOpen your Gmail applicationTap your Menu buttonTap SettingsUncheck Email notifications

24Part 1 Conclusion:

It takes 64 seconds to regain your concentration after email interruption

25In Conclusion:It takes 64 seconds to regain your concentration after email interruption

In Conclusion: It takes 64 seconds to regain your concentration after email interruption

26In Conclusion:Disabling notifications protects you from email interruption caused by email notifications and boosts productivity

In Conclusion: Disabling notifications protects you from email interruption caused by email notifications and boosts productivity

27Part 2: Unsubscribe from Junk Email Newsletters

Part 1: Disable Notifications--Reduce the amount of email interruption and distraction that email notifications cause

28Stop Spam!Junk mail is dangerous, especially in digital form

Junk mail is dangerous, especially in digital form

29While it only takes a few seconds to delete a single junk message or piece of spam

While it only takes a few seconds to delete a single junk message or piece of spam

30Deleting a newsletter or other piece of spam every day for the next year will consume over 30 minutes that youll never get back!

Deleting a newsletter or other piece of spam every day for the next year will consume over 30 minutes that youll never get back!

31Important emails get mixed in with unimportant ones, which well call spam

Important emails get mixed in with unimportant ones, which well call spam

32This spam makes it easy to lose track of the emails that require our action

This spam makes it easy to lose track of the emails that require our action

33Are you overwhelmed by junk mail? Dont give up! You can stop spam.

Are you overwhelmed by junk mail? Dont give up! You can stop spam.

34You have a powerful weapon on your side: the unsubscribe link helps you stop spam.

You have a powerful weapon on your side: the unsubscribe link helps you stop spam.

35The unsubscribe link is powerful because it eliminates unwanted email before it arrives, stopping spam from ever entering your inbox

The unsubscribe link is powerful because it eliminates unwanted email before it arrives, stopping spam from ever entering your inbox

36And it should always work at stopping spamAccording to the CAN-SPAM Act, senders of commercial email must provide recipients with a method of opting out.

And it should always work at stopping spamAccording to the CAN-SPAM Act, senders of commercial email must provide recipients with a method of opting out.

37Your mission today is to stop spam by unsubscribing from as many newsletters, updates, and social media alerts as possible in 20 minutes.

Your mission today is to stop spam by unsubscribing from as many newsletters, updates, and social media alerts as possible in 20 minutes.

38Step OneTo find spam look through the marketing emails that are currently in your inbox, likely your Social and Promotions tabs

To find spam look through the marketing emails that are currently in your inbox, likely your Social and Promotions tabs

39For any of those emails that you dont read regularly or dont find valuable

For any of those emails that you dont read regularly or dont find valuable

40Stop spam by checking the bottom of the mail for an unsubscribe link. Click it, and follow the steps to remove yourself from the listDelete the message

Stop spam by checking the bottom of the mail for an unsubscribe link. Click it, and follow the steps to remove yourself from the listDelete the message

41If there is no unsubscrib