Have you ever wished you could assign a task to a colleague who also uses Gmail? Wished you could know for sure that when you send someone an email or bcc them they don’t forget it or overlook it. There’s a fairly simple but effective hack to do this in Gmail using ActiveInbox that’s come from Read More
This is a series of posts helping you to make the most out of ActiveInbox. ActiveInbox is all about having your tasks lists available in the place you check everyday, all day – Gmail. The first thing you see when you open up Gmail is your Inbox, so you probably want to be reminded of any urgent tasks right Read More
You’ll be pleased to know that we’ve finally tracked down why some people were experiencing issues with Send Later – and we’ve fixed it. What has happening was that a handful of our customers were using it on an industrial scale to schedule thousands of emails all at the same time. This was overloading our Read More
Gmail has only one signature you can use, and it will add itself to all your emails and replies, every time. It is not exactly well designed or flexible for businesses. If you’ve ever used the desktop version of Outlook you’ll know how easy it is to add different signatures to an email. But you Read More
Focus in Gmail After trying a complicated approach to ‘focusing’, with timers and other nuisances, we realised it wasn’t helping you stay calm – a key component of being able to focus. So we stripped it right back, and simply removed all the distractions in Gmail (with the happy side effect of making it a Read More
The day has finally come! We have already started rolling out our iOS mobile Beta to a small group of testers and now want to start expanding it. There are only about 1000 slots available for access to this beta testing stage so we are operating a first come first served waiting list. If you are nervous Read More
Ever had someone reply to an email using a fresh subject line and ended up with several different email conversations – all about the same thing, but at different stages of the conversation? Annoying isn’t it. Here is a great little hack you can use to get around this very common and inconvenient issue. And yes, Read More
About time, right? We’ve now fully automated our signup process for ‘Business’ plans and individual ‘Starter’ accounts. This means we can start offering group discounts, centralised billing and team admin controls for groups of 3+ people again! Don’t worry – if you want to chat we’re still here to help you with any questions you Read More
At the request of some fairly high profile users, we’re going to start posting some tips about using Gmail at work on this blog that you might – or might not – find useful. Feel free to pitch in with your own tips in the comments section below! Avoid that dreaded moment when a private email gets Read More
We want to help all of us be less stressed at work, to make it easier to achieve whatever you care about.
We're starting by taking control of email.
The blog is full of general tips, as well as discussions about how we can improve ActiveInbox to do this!