I spent too long looking for my contact list in the new version of Gmail, stubbornly thinking I’d figure it out without looking it up. I’m glad I finally gave in and Googled it. I never would have guessed where they moved it. Read this quick article to find out how to access yours.
CloudHQ has a lot of productivity-themed Chrome extensions that will enable you to do things like share Gmail labels (or folders) with others, or annotate your emails with notes. I use Save Emails to Google Drive because with one click, it downloads both my email and any attachments straight to my Google Drive. Check out the CloudHQ site to see what else they offer!
Want to write an email, but don’t want it sent out for a week? Want an email reminding you of a task to reappear in three days? Try the Boomerang extension for Gmail. Watch this quick video to see it in action!
What can you do with your spare time once the last guest has pried himself from your couch and driven off to his own suburb? Organize your files and your email, of course! You can follow along with the slide presentation that I created for students below–all of the information I gave them applies to anyone who uses a computer regularly.