One of the things that you should learn to make you effective and efficient as a freelancer is by optimizing your Gmail account.
Having a Gmail account will give you a lot of benefits and convenience. It will allow you to use Google Drive for storage, back up automatically your contacts and calendar. Plus, it gives abilities to access google play store and use apps for FREE.
Here are the Gmail account optimization set up that will give convenience to your freelancing career.
1. Quick settings
In optimizing your Gmail account, you can go to quick settings and adjust the Density, Theme, and Inbox Type.
Talking about Density, it’s about changing the spacing of your emails, whether default, comfortable or compact, it depends on the best of your style or preference.
Normally, the default background of the dashboard of your Gmail account is empty but, if you want to use Theme, you can choose the theme that you like, and it changes the background right away. Also, you can make your background dark or blur.
Another thing is, you can change the pattern of your text, and in an Inbox type, you can choose which of the six choices best suits you.
2. Advanced settings
In the Advanced settings, it’s better if you enable everything there to maximize. In optimizing your Gmail account you can go to Settings, and then click on the Advance, and enable everything- auto-advance, templates, custom keyboard shortcuts, right side chat and unread message icon.
3. Profile set-up
During optimizing your Gmail account, you will optimize your profile by uploading your photo and putting your real name. Your Gmail account must show professionalism and legitimacy by providing right information because freelancing is a business.
4. General settings
You can find the General settings in the settings icon at the upper right side. In there, you can see and adjust several emails shown per page, undo the email you sent, change font style, external images, dynamic email, grammar suggestion, spelling, auto-advance, and many more.
5. Email signature
Your email signature is the one at the bottom of your messages. To make it good and nice, and hyperlink with different social media accounts, you can use an email signature generator available in Google.
Now that you learn the five Gmail optimization tips, you will experience the effectiveness and efficiency of a Gmail account to your freelancing career and business.
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