Flooded e-mail inboxes seem to be the norm nowadays, and its incredibly stressful. How can you possibly respond to everyone and get them all the information they need? It may seem Herculean, but it doesn’t have to be!

Enter e-mail templates, or, pre-written e-mails. These are great if you are responding to general or specific inquiries that you may recieve from people on a daily basis. Instead of having to start each e-mail from scratch, all you have to do is tweak a few words, and you’re done. Boom!

In this video, we talk a little bit about how e-mail templates are like the cookie cutters of your e-mail productivity. To sum it up: the wheel has already been invented for you, so you shouldn’t waste your precious time trying to recreate it each time you write an e-mail.

As a bonus, here are a couple resources for pre-writing e-mails (without sounding like a robot):

From Ramit Sethi, who also agrees that having a script saves a ton of time in the long run.

Using pre-written e-mails with G-mail

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