Cool Outlook trick today: If you have something on the clipboard and and just
paste while you're in the Inbox, Outlook will create a new email message with
the contents of the clipboard as the message.
 
If you are overwhelmed by the number of e-mail messages in your Inbox, consider using rules. Rules help you manage your e-mail messages by performing actions on messages that match a specific set of conditions. After you create a rule, Microsoft Outlook applies the rule when a message arrives in your Inbox or when you send a message.

For example, you can automatically move e-mails from a specific sender to a folder for review at a later time. I have setup folders for subscriptions, groups to which I belong and specific people. I can review the e-mails sent when I have free time rather than sort through my Inbox every time I open e-mail. more
 
Without researching the factual claims made in a forwarded email there's no 100 percent sure way to tell it if it's a hoax, but here you'll find a list of common signs to watch for...more
 
These core rules of email Netiquette help us communicate better via email. more
 
“Oh, I’m just going to “quickly” check my email…” How many times have you said that and the next thing you know its two hours later? I do it all the time! Since it’s the New Year and we’re all suppose to look at making changes for the better, I have resolved to improve my use of time andbetter take control of email; here is some interesting information and strategies for “Taming Technology”. ...more




 
Color adds visibility to your Outlook items. Color categories can be assigned to
email messages in Microsoft Outlook, which enables you to quickly identify them
and associate them with related items. You can assign more than one color category to messages, or use a Quick Click category (Quick Click category: A default color category that is assigned to an item when you click the Categories column for the item in your Inbox or other table view. You set this color category from the Categorize menu.) to click once and assign a color category to a message
in your Inbox.
 
This is a a useful way to see, at a glance, e-mail from important senders, and it's a way to delay being forced to read spam e-mail.  If you receive a lot of e-mail, you probably can't color-code every single sender. But you can use this tip to color-code certain types of messages, such as those from your manager or your employees or even those sent just to you. more