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Email an Amazing Tool

Email an Amazing Tool | Information Overload Series | Scoop.it

Email stress is the latest in a long line of stresses that seem to plague our modern lives, plaguing the lives of the self-employed and the employed alike. We've seen studies conducted by Glasgow University and the University of California, Irvine which show that people who check their emails frequently are under tremendous stress compared to those who don't.

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Three Keys to Beating Information Overload

Three Keys to Beating Information Overload | Information Overload Series | Scoop.it
Information overload getting to you? The key to success isn't about tuning out the noise, it's about learning how to be a discerning omnivore.
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Information overload | online learning insights

Information overload | online learning insights | Information Overload Series | Scoop.it
Posts about Information overload written by onlinelearninginsights...
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Is IM undervalued for reducing email overload? | Mesmo Consultancy

Is IM undervalued for reducing email overload? | Mesmo Consultancy | Information Overload Series | Scoop.it
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Share Ideas that matter | Scoop.it

Share Ideas that matter | Scoop.it | Information Overload Series | Scoop.it

Ants collaborate to reduce Information Overload, is this something we can learn from? http://uib.li/Qv6QK9

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Email inboxes are weighing us down

Email inboxes are weighing us down | Information Overload Series | Scoop.it

OKAY, be honest, how many of you are "on top" of your emails, where only today's emails are in your inbox? Or are you like most of us, where your inbox is out of control and emails are coming in faster than you can respond, action or delete them?

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How to stay on top of information overload: Tips for memorizing and learning faster

Let’s face it, accounting is a demanding profession. As an accountant, you must absorb, retain and recall huge amounts of information. You have to juggle multiple clients’ data, know the tax code inside and out, stay abreast of ever-changing regulations, keep up with journal publications, and satisfy annual continuing education requirements.

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MailChimp Email Marketing Blog – This Just In: Subject Line Length Means Absolutely Nothing

MailChimp Email Marketing Blog – This Just In: Subject Line Length Means Absolutely Nothing | Information Overload Series | Scoop.it

There’s a lot of sage wisdom floating around on what constitutes a good subject line. On the helpful side, there are articles like this one in our Knowledge Base that emphasize clear communication, personalization, and word choice. The purpose of a subject line is, after all, to tell the reader what’s in the email.

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I Can Has Subscribers? 10 Things LOLCats Can Teach You About Email Marketing

I Can Has Subscribers? 10 Things LOLCats Can Teach You About Email Marketing | Information Overload Series | Scoop.it

Remember that time we suggested you use animals in your design? We weren’t too surprised when that post got a ton of shares and views. After all, everyone knows LOLcats.

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Michael Fauscette: The Future of Email is Social

Michael Fauscette: The Future of Email is Social | Information Overload Series | Scoop.it

I was recently approached by IBM to me write a white paper discussing the future of email. They came to me, in part because of my work with social business software but also because of this post from last April, where I talked about the current problems with email, the proliferation of social tools and how using the "right" tool for the job it was designed for could go a long way towards getting email under control.

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TechCrunch | Everything, Everywhere, All The Time

TechCrunch | Everything, Everywhere, All The Time | Information Overload Series | Scoop.it
The web is a blessing and a curse: there is simply too much information. And it’s coming at us too quickly. Meanwhile, the tools we have to process the data flow are failing miserably, and yet, very few people are building us better ones.
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We’ll talk!

An all too common pattern of one to one communication these days involves a lengthy ping pong of email messages going back and forth. One piece of advice I often give is “after a few times, just pick up the phone!”

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Email Overload Cannot be Solved by Changes to Just Email

Email Overload Cannot be Solved by Changes to Just Email | Information Overload Series | Scoop.it

I’m convinced that you can’t solve email overload by just addressing email. Email is just one part of the overall information workplace that consists of many communication and collaboration mechanisms (technical and non-technical). If doing certain things in email is a no-no, then where should you do them.

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Catalyst: Information Overload - ABC TV Science

Catalyst: Information Overload - ABC TV Science | Information Overload Series | Scoop.it
Digital technology means we can access more information faster than ever before but is this broadening and deepening our knowledge or is fast information like fast food?
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Overcoming Information Overload

Overcoming Information Overload | Information Overload Series | Scoop.it
Just take a look at the Twitter stream, Facebook news feed, YouTube uploads, Blog posts for a couple of minutes and you’ll see that in a very short period of time, regardless of the platform,...
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7 Easy Ways to Reduce Email Overload

7 Easy Ways to Reduce Email Overload | Information Overload Series | Scoop.it
Take these cues from a digital-user-experience expert about how to stop depending on--and wasting your time using--email.
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14 Ways to Go Beyond the Email Blues

14 Ways to Go Beyond the Email Blues | Information Overload Series | Scoop.it
Before sending off yet another email, ask yourself if email is really the right platform to communicate your message. Maybe a phone call would be more suitable. Or a face-to-face meeting. Or skywriting.
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The inbox makeover | Macworld

The inbox makeover | Macworld | Information Overload Series | Scoop.it

Each e-mail message in your inbox demands your time and attention. Filters and rules are great for reducing some of that demand, shunting easily defined mail such as e-newsletters and personal notes to their appropriate folders. But important e-mail messages are often hard to define and organize with automatic, rules-based management. They require filters and rules that reside only in your brain.

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Business Line : Features News : Employees prefer face-to-face communication over email, phone

Business Line : Features News : Employees prefer face-to-face communication over email, phone | Information Overload Series | Scoop.it

Mobile phones and emails may have become common tools for contact among people but majority of employees, including those of younger generation, still prefer face-to-face communication at work.

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16% of email marketers don't measure inbox deliverability

16% of email marketers don't measure inbox deliverability | Information Overload Series | Scoop.it
Knowing whether or not your emails are reaching the consumer’s inbox is one of the most basic measurements of email marketing.

Yet a new survey of 333 senior marketing executives by Return Path shows that 16% of marketers have no way of tracking email deliverability.

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Using Email to Promote Your Best Content Marketing Collateral | Social Media Today

Using Email to Promote Your Best Content Marketing Collateral | Social Media Today | Information Overload Series | Scoop.it

Despite its relative longevity, Email marketing continues to be the most popular form of online content marketing. According to inbound marketers Hubspot, investment in Email marketing will hit $2 billion by 2014.

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Has email killed the art of office conversation?

Most workers have become so used to using indirect communication methods such as email and conference calls they are less confident when communicating face to face – according to a new poll.
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TechCrunch | Work 3.0: How The Employment Model Needs to Change

TechCrunch | Work 3.0: How The Employment Model Needs to Change | Information Overload Series | Scoop.it
With the economy still struggling to recover, key indicators of economic performance are largely focused on traditional employment — we are fixated on how many people have managed to find on-site, single-employer jobs.
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Understanding Information Overload

Information Overload is an increasing problem both in the workplace, and in life in general. Those that learn to deal with it effectively will have a major advantage in the next few years.

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Want to know what Communication Overload sounds like? Listen to this!

A musical short film that may be all too familiar to folks watching this now. 

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