When you have the right tools at your disposal, you’re unstoppable. Especially when it comes to email.
Emailing has changed — you shouldn’t have to work in a world where you don’t feel confident each time you press send on a new email.
We’re here today to talk about four simple tools that can be added to your Microsoft Outlook inbox that can up your productivity and make emailing a hell of a lot easier.
4 Outlook Hacks to Take the Guesswork Out of Email
1. Know who is opening your messages and links with Email Tracking
When you send an email, you shouldn’t feel like you’re pushing it into the abyss, never to be seen again.
You should have the guarantee that even if there is no response, you’ll understand what’s on your recipient’s mind to some degree.
By utilizing Email Tracking, you’ll always know where your email is headed so that you can press send (With Yesware) with confidence.
2. Create and save personalized email templates that live in your inbox
Templates are the core of Yesware. Why? Because they’re a simple way to save a hell of a lot of time.
This outlook hack is a game-changer.
You can save messages to your inbox to use in the future. Gone are the days of composing the same messages over and over again.
To create your first template, click into “Add Template” in the Outlook ribbon.
From there, you can steal one of our templates or create your own:
You can expect to:
- Save emails with placeholders in a library that plugs right into your inbox
- Insert (and send) a templated email in less than 60 seconds (instead of 10 minutes)
- See open and reply rates by template, so you can ditch what’s not working and hone in on what is
3. Use Campaigns to send automated mass email sequences based on engagement
When you need to send a bunch of emails, it’s difficult to keep track of everything.
Knowing when to follow up or send additional emails shouldn’t take up any of your time.
So, why not put everything on autopilot?
Our newest feature, Campaigns, helps you stay on task by sending automated, personalized email campaigns.
With Campaigns, you can send follow-up emails based on recipient engagement. So, if your recipient doesn’t reply in X days, you can trust that your follow-up email will send.
The best part? It lives right in your Yesware sidebar:
4. Auto-sync your recipients to CRM
Data entry shouldn’t be the bane of your existence.
Especially when there are plenty of workarounds.
That’s why we integrated with Salesforce and have a BCC option for other CRMs.
So, when you Send With Yesware, your message will automatically sync to your CRM, removing data entry.
We hope you enjoyed these outlook tips.
Your Microsoft Office inbox shouldn’t stress you out. It’s a place where you can gain insights and see what’s working with your messaging.
Start a free trial of Yesware to see what it’s all about. Soon, you’ll be working smarter with the best of them.