Archive for the ‘Black Belt’ Category

Google Notifier for the Mac

This entry is part 7 of 27 in the series Black Belt

Despite the “beta” label, Google Notifer for the Mac v1.9.65 is available for download. You can find it here. It’s a handy way to keep tabs on your Google Calendar and Gmail account without firing up the browser and logging in to Gmail. If you need to get to either of those items, they are only one click away.

Take Action

This entry is part 6 of 27 in the series Black Belt

Learn how to select more than 100 messages at a time.

Gmail Notifier

This entry is part 5 of 27 in the series Black Belt

The Gmail Notifier is a free utility from Google that allows you to receive email notifications to your Gmail account without opening a browser or mail client. Find out how to get it and some of the neat configuration options it has.

Contact Pictures

This entry is part 4 of 27 in the series Black Belt

Gmail has added another nice feature to the contacts list. Listen to this show to find out how you can see images of your contact, set your own image, or override their images. Please note that this feature is currently only available to users with US/English language settings as of this recording. I also include a quick tip for you to save time when emailing other Gmail users!

Personal Level Indicators

This entry is part 2 of 27 in the series Black Belt

Quickly identify which messages were sent directly to you, others, or a list by scanning the index with personal level indicators.

Send Mail As

This entry is part 3 of 27 in the series Black Belt

Episode #11: Manage multiple email accounts with Gmail.

This short effective tip will teach you how to forward email from many other accounts to Gmail and responding to them as if they came from the original site.


This entry is part 1 of 27 in the series Black Belt

Episode #10: Searching

Learn the powerful ways you can search for items in Gmail. Search for conversations to a person, from a person, with certain words in the subject, labels, attachments, or any combination.