Improve Email Productivity By Mastering Your Inbox

GigaOm’s Dawn Foster put together a great list of 9 tips for managing incoming email using smart folders or labels.

I make extensive use of smart folders (in Apple Mail) and tags (in Gmail) to sort my email into logical groups that I can easily process all at once; it’s an important part of my strategy for processing my inbox faster and dealing with email overload. The key is to use rules and filters that automatically sort my email without any additional intervention from me.