The average worker spends 28 percent of their workweek on email, more than 11 hours a week! That's 572 hours per year, or the equivalent of spending 23 full days straight (working 24/7) on email.
Want to spend less time on email? Here are 23 apps and plugins that will save you time so you can spend more time on the important things:
Boomerang is a classic Gmail productivity tool you may have already heard of.
With their tool, you can remind yourself to follow up with someone if you don't hear from them. They also have some cool features like scheduled sending and "Inbox Pause".
- Free plan
- Personal - $5/month
- Pro - $15/month
- Premium - $50/month
"We use Boomerang for Gmail because we work on different hours than most people so we can type emails at 10pm and boomerang them to send at 7am and have a response by the time we wake up."
Stay on top of your business, in Gmail.
Track everything, right in the Gmail thread. No more leaving Gmail every time to update your CRM.
Automate your follow ups.
Use advanced mail merge features and automated follow ups features to get more responses.
Lightning fast canned responses.
Typing the same emails over and over? Use a keyboard shortcut to access all your templates.
Still not convinced?
- Mail merge
- Email tracking
- One click Google docs generation
- Email reminders
- Google Docs to Markdown export
- Free forever plan (most features)
"Pigeon has been a game changer for me. It's like having an entire outreach team in your inbox."
"Pigeon has saved me loads of hours & money. All of my processes are now automated, substantially reducing the time it takes for me to do my job."
Pitched by VCs as the next big thing - Superhuman is an email client built for the people for whom email is work and work is email. Because of that, it helps you get through your email twice as fast as before.
Although this is less of a traditional email marketing tool, don't forget that you're marketing yourself and your business through your 1:1 and personal emails - being more productive there can help.
"Superhuman has been a game-changer as I’ve been sending dozens of outreach emails a day."
Saleshandy is a Gmail add on where you can track emails, send campaigns, and send auto follow-ups.
- Free plan
- Regular Plan: $9/user/month (billed yearly)
- Plus Plan: $22/user/month (billed yearly)
- Enterprise Plan: $49/user/month (billed yearly)
A shared inbox tool and CRM, that lives inside Gmail.
If you want to collaborate with your team, but still stay in Gmail, this is a great tool.
- Free plan
- Plus plan $12/month
- Growth plan $24/month
- Enterprise $69/month
Yesware is an email productivity tool used by over 1M sales professionals.
It plugs into Gmail and gives you features like email tracking, templates, send campaigns, and more.
- Pro $15/month
- Premium $35/month
- Enterprise $80/month
Yet Another Mail Merge
A Google Sheets plugin mail merge tool that allows you to send email blasts from a Google Sheet.
- Free plan - 50 emails/day for free
- Pro plan - 400 emails/day - $20/year
Snovio helps you find emails while you browse a lead's website (with their Chrome extension).
You can send email campaigns from Snovio as well.
- Small plan $39/month
- Medium plan $69/month
- Large plan $129/month
Email follow up tool that comes with email tracking as well.
- Starter - $23/month
- Pro - $36/month
"Streak is great – I track leads (out of stock requests, etc.) all from Streak."
"CRM can be complicated stuff. I'm a practical guy and Streak just blended in my Gmail adding the CRM features I needed. I think is not ideal for everyone, but if you're looking for something simple and effective check it out!"
An email follow up tool for Gmail - you can "bump" your emails back to recipients to push it to the top of their inbox.
- Starter plan $5/month
- Unlimited plan $5/month
A Gmail productivity app that helps you track emails, schedule meetings faster, and do interesting things like creating polls and surveys - all while you're composing emails.
- Starter $12/month
- Small biz $29/month
- Growth $65/month
"I use Mixmax for added email functionality - track, schedule, automate, engage, & integrate all within your existing email platform."
If No Reply
Automated follow-up plugin that lives inside Gmail.
- Startup - $13/month
- Pro - $25/month
- Power - $50/month
Most email productivity tools are built on Gmail.
Politemail is built for Outlook users.
Their pricing is not disclosed on their website.
A very simple email follow up tool.
Just put in "[email protected]" in your CC or BCC field when sending an email, and it will handle the follow up for you - nothing to install!
- Free plan
- Personal plan - $2/month
- Professional plan - $5/month
- Company plan - $9/month
A mail merge tool that allows you send mass email from inside Gmail.
Hook it up to a Google Sheet with leads and you can send thousands of emails, track results, and even send follow ups.
- Free plan
- Minimal - $9/month
- Standard - $13/month
- Premium - $20/month
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