I manage both the receipt and sending of an extraordinary number of emails a day both at work and in my personal life. I’m constantly looking for ways to streamline and simplify what needs to happen with each email, and I finally found some truly fascinating insights courtesy of Gmail Meter. I ran a report of my personal email for March and learned:
Daily traffic looks something like “lunch break; let’s all email”:
Traffic is heavy at the beginning of the week:
And I either jump to reply or sit and think on it:
I think that there is a LOT to be learned from this and the rest of the report. Since email and communications are such a huge part of the day everyday, this is likely going to become a valuable tool for me and, I would imagine, many others.
If you use it, do share your results! I’m curious how I stack up!