A World Without Email – Year 3, Weeks 29 to 51 (The Email Starvation Continues…)


Yes, indeed, the conclusion so far is that it *is* possible to live a corporate life without using work email! So far I am down to 17 emails received per week ! Yes, that’s a reduction of over 95% in my email traffic over the last three years !

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Life Without eMail – Year 6, Weeks 21 to 24 – (Newcomer Challenging for King Email’s Crown)


In fact, today’s entry will be about a Newcomer Challenging for King eMail’s Crown. . Somehow the latter approach sounds so much more of an effective use of our time than the selfish, egotistical use of email just to fit our own individual purpose(s).

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Life Without eMail – 5th Year Progress Report – The Community, The Movement


Did I give up on giving up on corporate email? Did I get tired of it and moved back to email? To the point where it’s now evolved into what will be the next stage and my new focus area: Life Without eMail. A World Without eMail – Year 5 – Progress Report.

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Reflections from 2011 – A World Without Email – The Documentary


A World Without Email – The Progress Report. To get us started I thought it would be a good entry point to refer folks to the last article I published on this topic over here in this blog, where I covered the latest progress report up to Year 3, Week #51. emails per day!

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The Evolution of Email

Portals and KM

I first covered my friend Luis Suarez move away from email in 2008 – see Luis Suarez Frees Himself From E-Mail’s Grip and Much More. At the time Luis wrote in the article, Giving up on Work e-mail - Status Report on Weeks 15 to 20 , “Instead of responding individually to messages that arrived in my in-box, I started to use more social networking tools, like instant messaging, blogs and wikis, among many others.” Provides Social Email to Push Enterprise Collaboration Adoption. 

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A World Without Email – Year 3, Weeks 11 to 18 (Social Networks Spur the Demise of Email in the Workplace)


One that would include a much long overdue update on how things are going with that work related activity of living " A World Without Email " It’s about time, don’t you think? So that basically means 138 less emails from one year to another.

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A World Without Email - Year 2, Weeks 11 to 14 (Email as a Collaboration Tool? No, Thanks!)


That way I will avoid boring you to death with countless progress reports entries on this blog on detailing what it is like not using email at work. I was just getting started with the experiment and was averaging 42 emails a week. From Email Culture To Stream Culture: Out Of The Inbox.

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Is Email Marketing Dead?

Online Social Networking

I read an excellent article this afternoon in the Wall Street Journal by Jessica E. Vascellaro, we obviously still use email. However, email was better suited to the way we used the Internet in the past, when we’d go online intermittently to read our messages. The always-on connection, in turn, has created a host of new ways to communicate that are much faster than email, and more fun.&#. Advice for Email Marketers. Did you enjoy this article?

A World Without Email – Year 2, Weeks 30 to 33 (Study: Social-Media Junkies Use Email More)


Well, it looks like over the last four weeks the number of incoming emails has been rather steady going from a range of 18 to 34 emails received. And as usual, I owe it to the "wonderful" email capability called " Reply To All " Two or three conversations, three or four replies (I know, that’s nothing!), If you would remember, all along I have been mentioning how I don’t think that the email is going away any time soon (Email is not dead!).

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Top 10 Use Cases Enterprise Microsharing Will Help You Get Less Email


Also thinking that using email, versus social tools, to keep in touch with other family members sounds like a good approach to me. At least, that’s how I use a large chunk of my personal emails at the moment. Like last week, where I have only received 7 emails in the entire week!

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How to Cope with Google Friend Connect’s Untimely Demise

Online Social Networking

In case you haven’t heard, “Friend Connect will be retired March 1, 2012,” says Google. This is not pleasant news for those websites that have sizable Google Friend Connect communities and whose community members have opted to receive newsletters from the site. Compared to Google Friend Connect, Google+ is a rather lame tool for staying in touch. Google Friend Connect newsletters permit direct community contact. Did you enjoy this article?

Killing Email: How and Why I Ditched My Inbox by Zen Habits


Thus earlier on today, I had one of those articles I wanted to reference on the last entry I put together on this subject, but then I thought it was just too good not to dedicate it its own space as a separate article over here.

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Accepting Friends on Facebook vs. LinkedIn Social Networking Sites

Online Social Networking

A Facebook friend recently asked about accepting friend requests on social networking sites , and I promised to discuss the matter. Accepting Friends on Facebook. You also need to be selective, because Facebook friends are limited. Accepting Friends on LinkedIn.

Peak email (2)

Engineers without Fears

Patrick talks about the death of email and points to this article by Chad Lorenz. Email usage has already peaked for US teens. When I reflect on over a decade of online use and abuse (my masters thesis in '97 looked at the use of internet technology by information brokers), email has kept me in touch with existing friends but it has rarely allowed me to widen my social circle. email

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Happiness at Work Starts with #NoeMail


I mean, when was the last time you sent out a personal email to your kids, or your spouse, or a close relative, or even a good friend? Why is it so difficult then to challenge the status quo of corporate email and somehow accept its extended (ab)use as a necessary evil ?

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With a 50 Friends Limit, Path Is the Opposite of Twitter

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Path Path calls itself “The Personal Network&# because it’s determined to go against the example set by Twitter Twitter ’s follower model; you are limited to just 50 friends on Path. With a 50 Friends Limit, Path Is the Opposite of Twitter [.]

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Social Networking More Popular Than Email

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

for email. The full report is embedded below: Image courtesy of iStockphoto , alexsl Tags: email , facebook , myspace , social media , social networking Share this Post Digg Twitter Stumbleupon delicious Facebook MySpace Google Technorati Y! Permalink Admin Remove Post Block email Block IP address Mike Yesterday 12:09 PM 1 point Please login to rate. In a weird way, it's made the email more personal. Answer your emails, reply to my reply to you, here.

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What can we do for our friends in Kenya? | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Jan 04 2008 What can we do for our friends in Kenya? If you care about the world, about the role of citizen journalism (particularly the interface between online and offline and the bearing of witness to events), read Ethan’s article.

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Meaning Conference Highlights – A Collaborative Future #lawwe


The amount of hard work and the dedication to make things right, the incredibly warm sense of hospitality we enjoyed while in there, and the humanity shown throughout the entire event by folks, now really good friends, like Will McInnes and Lou Ash , along with the rest of the NixonMcIness team !,

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Work Stream #2 – Remote Working in Social Business Is Dead!


Working Smarter with Less Email : Yes, as you can see, I’m still a huge advocate of #NoeMail. you may be pleased to know that more and more businesses are starting to question today their own addiction and overall (ab)use of their email practices at work, and for plenty of good reasons!,

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There Can Be No Resilience Without Transformation


Perhaps what kicked off that week of denial was that article I put over here under the heading “ Google Plus – Who Owns the Filter Bubble? Essentially, people are back to what has gotten them to the stage of being androids: their meetings and email Inboxes.

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Work Stream #4 – Speaking at Client Events


Back in the day, a really good friend of mine, once told me that we are, typically, touched by the clients we work with. How can we tame the email beast and free ourselves from its yoke and into social networking tools?

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Green Chameleon » Metascam

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Metascam I got an email from UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon yesterday (he has a by the way). Attention: Friend, How are you today? This email is to all the people that have been scammed in any part of the world, the UNITED NATIONS have agreed to compensate them with the sum of US$ 500,000. Williams Email: Phone: +234-8022097627 Thanks and God bless you and your family.

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10 Tips for Inviting to Facebook Events

Online Social Networking

There are too many television and radio ads, too much email and snail mail, too many billboards, and yes, too many Facebook notifications. As examples, we used to blanket our friends with invitations to Facebook events , but now Facebook forces us to be selective.

Facebook Credit: Zuckerberg next Treasurer of the Internet App2User

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

PackRat 29,000. - (fluff)Friends 475,000. In addition, when you add this application you’ll receive an email with a coupon code that you can activate to receive advertising credits that can be redeemed for Facebook Ads for your business through Facebook’s online advertising system.

More Reflections on SharePoint and Picking Technology | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

It was clear that the email lull of the holidays was over. My friend Jon Lebkowsky suggested that I blog my response. What are the connectivity issues (SP has a problem with this internationally, even when people have built “low bandwidth friendly add-ons)?

McAfee’s Hypothesis and The Adventures of Molly Discovering Social Software


Like my good friend David Gurteen would say Molly would be that knowledge worker that " continually strives to understand the world about her and modify her work practices and behaviors to better meet her personal and organizational objectives.

Going Beyond Social Media

Online Social Networking

Not only social media but search engine optimization , press releases , email marketing — and even advertising — all figure in my web strategy. Did you enjoy this article? I would love to spend my entire workday blogging , social bookmarking and business networking.

Validating Social Computing by Living a Historial Moment at IBM


My good friend James Governor tweeted to me the following a few days back: ”. IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing A-World-Without-Email

Good Stuff While I was Gone | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Thank goodness for friends and colleagues like Stephen Downes who filter and share via newsletters and Twitter. This article interests me because of the work John Smith, Etienne Wenger and I have been doing about mapping technologies to community of practice activities.

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Onramps to online engagement | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

My friend Mark Hammersley reminded me a few months ago of a tool to help surface intercultural issues and build trust in distributed teams. One was Thiagi’s Multicultural Email Game. The debrief, as was cited in the Email Game link above, is the critical part.

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We don’t know what we are messing with | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

My friend Julie Leung pointed me a blog post about an experience of a person in that session, and I am shaken. Nancy (I found an email and sent the above to Meg) As I read Meg’s post, I recalled the day I unlocked my inner artist as an adult.

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5 Top List Building Destinations

Online Social Networking

In this article, however, I focus more on where to build lists than how to build them. Autoresponders - Reports of the death of email have been greatly exaggerated. Everybody receives email and knows how email works. Every website should provide email subscription. Emails sent to opt-in subscribers will have an open rate of about 30% and a click through rate of approximately 10% which is excellent. Did you enjoy this article?

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Ken Carroll » Blog Archive » What’s happening at the Economist?

Ken Carroll

I love the Economist, but it ran an incredibly weak article today - False Eastern promise whose sub-heading tells us that the ‘craze for teaching Chinese may be a misguided fad’ The craze for teaching Chinese may just be a fad? Now look, I admit that I have a vested interest in promoting the study of Mandarin, but this is probably the worst article I’ve ever read in the Economist. John B Says: November 23rd, 2007 at 5:22 am That is a shockingly bad article.

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Capturing the essence of improv

Viv Mcwaters

Email this to a friend? This morning I tweeted an article that was shared on. This is a fantastic summary of highlights and insights from AIN Downunder: Thriving In Uncertainty from April Seymore. Capturing the essence of improv is a post from: vivmcwaters.com.au.

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Leading Virtually Digest, January 2, 2009

Leading Virtually

What: New York Times article about Vivaty’s 3-D virtual scenes for web pages. VentureBeat, who is introducing their new Facebook site through the article, is hoping that their personal 3-D will entice users to stay engaged with their site longer as well as enhance online community building around the site. The article cites Google’s Lively as competition for Vivaty’s offering, however, Google discontinued Lively on December 31st.

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How to Serve Government A Shitstorm Online #SocialMedia #Auspol #LGBT

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Storify is what Fairfax are using instead of articles these days. These are your best new friends! Send Government a message, one at a time on social media and email. They just love getting these emails. Get their friends involved.

2013 284

Enterprise Microblogging Use Cases: Help Reduce Your Inbox Clutter!


In fact, enterprise microblogging is helping people fight the good fight with one of the biggest corporate productivity drains in history : corporate email! Enterprise Microblogging Use Cases: Kill Email! ", but then again I thought it may well be a bit too harsh and drastic.

How Narrating Your Work Helps You Become More Effective by Saving Precious Time


The mind-blowing thing is that we all know how pernicious and damaging it can well be to one’s productivity spending too much time just handling your email, recent research quoting how we spend up to one quarter of our day just doing that, making a fine total of 650 hours per year on it.

2012 247

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

So says my dear friend Andrew and I hope hes right. For thenext while I will be reposting (with modest updates) some of my moreenduring articles from the past five years. you want to be part of that, please sign up for gmail and email meat dave.pollard (at) gmail.com; we will be able to see each othersonline status for instant message conversations (and, depending on youroperating system, VoIP voice-to-voice conversations as well).

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Make your partner look good

Viv Mcwaters

Email this to a friend? This morning I tweeted an article that was shared on. This is one my favourite improv principles. It’s just so obvious – focus on making others look good.

2012 158

How Do I Make Sense of Social Networking Tools


So, here are my Top Learning Tools (for now), where ‘ work is learning, learning is the work ’, that my good friend Harold Jarche would say and that he wrote back in the day in a beautiful article. Read Jason’s article and you will understand fully what I mean. .

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12 Ways to DO and NOT DO a Social Media Press Release – MSF Medecins Sans Frontieres

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

When it fails to engage Australians, and it will, after a couple of articles in traditional media touting that social media sites like YouTube don’t work for not for profits please send people to this article? PRETEND I CAN LINK TO A PDF EMAIL ATTACHMENT) .

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