These days we get bombarded with emails. According to research, in 2010, we are each receiving an average of 74 emails per day, 61 of which are legitimate emails, and we are sending an average of 34 emails per day. That’s 756 emails per week or 39,312 per year !! So, we need to get...
You can add and remove columns in your mail folder screen (each email folder can be set individually) so that you can view the information that is relevant to you. For example, if you do not categorise or follow up your emails then you would not need to view these columns. Similarly, if you have more than one email address you may need to have a column that shows which email account the email was sent to.
Setting up 'Rules' in Outlook will automatically perform set functions on your emails. Rules are more commonly used to automatically file emails into folders, but Rules can be used in many different ways to help keep you organised!
Many people will try to keep on top of their incoming messages: filing them, deleting them, saving and removing attachments, forwarding or replying to them, and so on. However, most people will forget to organise their Sent items.
Just like you can create and organise your files into folders on your computer, you can create and organise your emails into folders within Microsoft Outlook. Organising your emails into folders will help you keep on top of your Inbox and your sent items, allowing you to quickly and easily find emails.