Save Time When Emailing

Stever Robbins
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Quick Tip: Save Time When Emailing

Sending e-mails can take a lot of time. If you find yourself typing the same lines over and over again, a macro* might be the answer to all those prayers to the God of Working Less and Doing More.

A macro is a keystroke or short set of characters that turn into something when you type them. Let's say you frequently have to type the same lines explaining why Zombies don't like small dogs. You'd want to define a macro so that when you type "Zombies dogs," the whole paragraph instantly appears.

*For more on macros and other advice for using technology more wisely so you can work less and do more, see my book.

About the Author

Stever Robbins

Stever Robbins was the host of the podcast Get-it-Done Guy from 2007 to 2019. He is a graduate of W. Edward Deming’s Total Quality Management training program and a Certified Master Trainer Elite of NLP. He holds an MBA from the Harvard Business School and a BS in Computer Sciences from MIT.