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The Shift Blog

Updates, tips & tricks to keep you productive.

Fall is Here, Time to Shift into Hibernation Mode

Introducing Hibernation Mode, a little-known feature that makes a BIG difference to the performance and productivity of your favourite desktop Gmail client. Basically, while your tabs are catching some zzz’s, you can enjoy a higher speed Shift.

Olivia Scholes

Marketing Associate - 05 Oct, 2017

10 Gmail Features You May Not Know About

As one of the most popular email providers, Gmail is easy to use and offers...

3 Email Situations Where BCC Isn't A Bad Idea

Some people might agree that using email is like using fire: both are clear...

Why Productive People Love Shift

Just like email itself, people use Shift for many different reasons. One th...

Tired of switching between accounts? Get Shift.

Shift is a logical & beautiful solution for managing everything better. Gmail, Calendar, Drive + all of your favorite apps.

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The Quickest Way To Boost Your Productivity With Desktop Gmail

We’re here to help you increase your productivity. In this post, we’re taking a deep dive into ways you can take a load off with Shift and get more sh*t done on your desktop Gmail.

Devin Bonin

Marketing Associate - 06 Jul, 2017

How To Keep Your Email Communication Productive

Writing a clear, concise email helps your recipient understand the informat...

When To Use Email (And When Not To!)

Since the Internet first introduced us to email, the platforms for possible...

5 Tips for Creating the Perfect Email Signature

If you're reading this blog, you use email a crazy amount. But do you feel like you've really mastered it yet? Often, we are so caught up in the message we are trying to get across in an email, that we actually lose track of the things that matter most; sentence structure, grammar, punctuation...and email signatures! When was the last time you really looked at yours?

Devin Bonin

Marketing Associate - 05 Jun, 2017

Gmail Is Taking Over The World; Here’s How To Take Over Gmail.

Few things have managed to change the landscape of the Internet in the way ...

One Small Step for Shift, One Giant Leap For Teams

"Shift for Teams is everything we needed to boost our organization's produc...

Fall is Here, Time to Shift into Hibernation Mode

Introducing Hibernation Mode, a little-known feature that makes a BIG difference to the performance and productivity of your favourite desktop Gmail client. Basically, while your tabs are catching some zzz’s, you can enjoy a higher speed Shift.

Olivia Scholes

Marketing Associate - 05 Oct, 2017

10 Gmail Features You May Not Know About

As one of the most popular email providers, Gmail is easy to use and offers...

3 Email Situations Where BCC Isn't A Bad Idea

Some people might agree that using email is like using fire: both are clear...

Tired of switching beetween accounts? Get Shift!

Shift is a logical & beautiful solution for managing everything better. Gmail, Calendar, Drive + all of your favorite apps!

Small Shift Download Now

Why Productive People Love Shift

Just like email itself, people use Shift for many different reasons. One thing they all have in common, though, is that they all feel Shift makes them more productive. It doesn’t matter if you’re using Gmail, Outlook, Office 365 or a combination of them all. If you’re tired of switching back and forth between accounts to get sh*t done, Shift is for you. Here are just a few ways that productive people use Shift to get more done and make their day to day routine easier.

Tobyn

CEO - 01 Aug, 2017

The Quickest Way To Boost Your Productivity With Desktop Gmail

We’re here to help you increase your productivity. In this post, we’re taki...

How To Keep Your Email Communication Productive

Writing a clear, concise email helps your recipient understand the informat...

When To Use Email (And When Not To!)

Since the Internet first introduced us to email, the platforms for possible communication have multiplied, almost out of control. We have so many ways to communicate with associates and coworkers these days that it can be hard to figure out which method is best suited for any given purpose.

Nadia Tatlow

General Manager, Shift - 16 Jun, 2017

5 Tips for Creating the Perfect Email Signature

If you're reading this blog, you use email a crazy amount. But do you feel ...

Gmail Is Taking Over The World; Here’s How To Take Over Gmail.

Few things have managed to change the landscape of the Internet in the way ...

One Small Step for Shift, One Giant Leap For Teams

"Shift for Teams is everything we needed to boost our organization's productivity; it's the simplest way to yield huge results. Since we adopted Shift, we've streamlined our workflow, and eliminated the multiple inbox clutter entirely. My team couldn't be happier about it." -Alex Boone, CEO, Entrepreneur's Organization, UCSD

Olivia Scholes

Marketing Associate - 16 May, 2017

Fall is Here, Time to Shift into Hibernation Mode

Introducing Hibernation Mode, a little-known feature that makes a BIG difference to the performance and productivity of your favourite desktop Gmail client. Basically, while your tabs are catching some zzz’s, you can enjoy a higher speed Shift.

Olivia Scholes

Marketing Associate - 05 Oct, 2017

10 Gmail Features You May Not Know About

As one of the most popular email providers, Gmail is easy to use and offers a sleek, fast interface. However, you may not be using Gmail to its full potential. There are a lot of impressive features that you might not know about. In fact, there are a lot of handy features built into Gmail that most people don't even know exist. Below are 10 Gmail features that you can use to personalize your account, making it more efficient and even easier to use.

Michael Foucher

Director of Product - 09 Sep, 2017

3 Email Situations Where BCC Isn't A Bad Idea

Some people might agree that using email is like using fire: both are clearly and undoubtedly useful. Both can be a means of communication. When used correctly, both can yield some incredibly impressive results. However, they both share one common drawback too: one wrong move can rapidly turn the situation into a disaster that knows no bounds.

Nadia Tatlow

General Manager, Shift - 16 Aug, 2017

Tired of switching beetween accounts? Get Shift!

Shift is a logical & beautiful solution for managing everything better. Gmail, Calendar, Drive + all of your favorite apps!

Small Shift Download Now

Why Productive People Love Shift

Just like email itself, people use Shift for many different reasons. One thing they all have in common, though, is that they all feel Shift makes them more productive. It doesn’t matter if you’re using Gmail, Outlook, Office 365 or a combination of them all. If you’re tired of switching back and forth between accounts to get sh*t done, Shift is for you. Here are just a few ways that productive people use Shift to get more done and make their day to day routine easier.

Tobyn

CEO - 01 Aug, 2017

The Quickest Way To Boost Your Productivity With Desktop Gmail

We’re here to help you increase your productivity. In this post, we’re taking a deep dive into ways you can take a load off with Shift and get more sh*t done on your desktop Gmail.

Devin Bonin

Marketing Associate - 06 Jul, 2017

How To Keep Your Email Communication Productive

Writing a clear, concise email helps your recipient understand the information you want to share, and can improve the chances of them replying.  Here are four tips to help you keep your email communication productive!

Devin Bonin

Marketing Associate - 27 Jun, 2017

When To Use Email (And When Not To!)

Since the Internet first introduced us to email, the platforms for possible communication have multiplied, almost out of control. We have so many ways to communicate with associates and coworkers these days that it can be hard to figure out which method is best suited for any given purpose.

Nadia Tatlow

General Manager, Shift - 16 Jun, 2017

5 Tips for Creating the Perfect Email Signature

If you're reading this blog, you use email a crazy amount. But do you feel like you've really mastered it yet? Often, we are so caught up in the message we are trying to get across in an email, that we actually lose track of the things that matter most; sentence structure, grammar, punctuation...and email signatures! When was the last time you really looked at yours?

Devin Bonin

Marketing Associate - 05 Jun, 2017

Gmail Is Taking Over The World; Here’s How To Take Over Gmail.

Few things have managed to change the landscape of the Internet in the way Gmail has. The initial launch of the service was, in and of itself, unique. Rather than just opening the doors and letting the public in, Google created a mystique around the service, requiring an invitation from a current user to get you into the party. The coveted invitations were so valuable that they sold for more than $100 on auction sites.

Marco Pimentel

VP of Marketing - 25 May, 2017

One Small Step for Shift, One Giant Leap For Teams

"Shift for Teams is everything we needed to boost our organization's productivity; it's the simplest way to yield huge results. Since we adopted Shift, we've streamlined our workflow, and eliminated the multiple inbox clutter entirely. My team couldn't be happier about it." -Alex Boone, CEO, Entrepreneur's Organization, UCSD

Olivia Scholes

Marketing Associate - 16 May, 2017

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