Some good thoughts here: how to put all those social networks and internet tools to work for you. It does require a bit of strength of will though. It’s mostly good advice but I will not be joining Facebook anytime soon and I will stick to the open source browser FireFox for the time being since it also allows bookmarks and tabs to be synced between desktop, laptop and phone.
I’ve been massively active online for at least 10 years therefore I have built networks focusing on my favorite topics leading to a point where I invest my time into human intelligence instead of checking hundreds of article titles every day. Although, as others, I often face the problem of being efficient time-wise online as receiving thousands of social media messages a day makes it a real challenge.
Now I share with you the experience I’ve had in the last 6 months as during that time I have completely re-wired how I use the internet for professional purposes and how I manage my digital life.
Dealing with e-mails: I have to deal with about 200 e-mails a day, the majority of them requiring action from me. I tag e-mails massively in Google Mail and have been teaching Gmail how to categorize my e-mails automatically (important ones, promotions, social…
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