Email processing for 2018

Now that email bankruptcy has reset the inbox, what to do?

I am moving emails into a CSM (that means Client Service Manager) where threads will be kept there for business related conversations.

If a client message comes in the regular email, the goal is to move it into the CSM, then file the email in the email inbox immediately.

How long will this last? Don’t know. I still have emails from the late ’90s on a disk somewhere. I don’t like to throw emails away.

Email Bankruptcy

Every few years, it appears that I need to declare email bankruptcy and purge my inbox of old emails.

What this process involves, to select every email older than, in my case, 7 days ago, and move it from the inbox to a depreciated or archived folder. So that you don’t have to look at the emails again. Then you go through those final remaining emails and either move them or keep them. Today, I moved over

20,000+ EMAILS!

That is a lot of emails.

My main email inbox has 15 message left. The archival email inbox is a little higher but it is still processing. I suspect that I will drop that down to a total of ONE email left there.

Subscribing to new posts…

Some of my former subscribers will have noticed that there is no subscription service at this time. New readers may be asking for a way to subscribe.

At present, the email subscription is disabled pending an overhaul of the email subscription service. There is a duplication of the various email lists and I am consolidating the multiple lists to make things easier for everyone.

When the email lists have been consolidated, the old email lists will be shut down and the new will be activated. At that time, I will allow new subscribers.1

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