Wise Words from Mr Bowden

Mike Bowden


Today I was just about to send an email to my Teaching assistant, on a Sunday afternoon, about quite a mundane request, that let’s face it …could have waited till Monday morning.

The problem was, if I didn’t send it straight away, chances are with the Million and one other things I have to do in a week, if I didn’t do it then and there, it would probably have been forgotten.

Then I remembered the add on for Gmail, Boomerang.

There are 2 excellent functions that Boomerang can help you with that I want to highlight in this post:

  1. Send an email later

    With Boomerang, you can write an email now and schedule it to be sent automatically at the perfect time. Just write the messages as you normally would, then click the Send Later button. Use the handy calendar picker or text box that understands language like “next Monday” to tell…

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Posted by on January 17, 2016 in Science & Technology


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