Are you frustrated by your inbox? You’re not alone. If you’re looking to make a change in your email workflow – here are three interesting apps will make your email manageable, get you down to inbox zero, and help you communicate effectively.

saneboxThe Actionable Inbox

Turn your inbox into an organisation machine. Sanebox makes email actionable – which means you can sort, organise, put off and annotate email easily, all within your inbox. One of the better features of this app includes the Sanelater feature, which allows you to put off email until later today, tomorrow, or indefinitely. Sanebox comes with smart algorithms so you can train it to be highly accurate in the way it categorises the importance of emails within just a few weeks of use.

Cost: Starts at $7 per month.
Works With: Gmail, Exchange, Outlook, Yahoo Mail, IBM Notes

mailstromGet to Inbox Zero

If you’re having trouble getting to inbox zero, Mailstrom is the app for you. This little gem allows you to sort and delete tens of thousands of emails within minutes. It uses specific algorithms that allow it to identify non-personal and spam emails, organise and then delete them en masse. Best features include added spam protection and one click unsubscribe – which adds to peace of mind, and saves many hours of work.

Cost: Starts at $4.95 per month.
Works With: Gmail, Google Apps Email, Outlook, Apple, Aol, IMAP

crystal appCommunicate Better

Crystal is a brand new app that’s really got people talking – Crystal analyses the personality of who you’re emailing and gives you prompts on the best way to communicate with them. It works by gathering all available social network and email data on a person, analysing their writing style and then placing people into one of 64 personality profiles. This creepy but cool email app is set to drastically change the way many people do email.

Cost: Closed Beta, free.
Works With: Gmail, so far.

With these three nifty apps, you will be able to organise your inbox and sort out your work and personal life much more efficiently. Say goodbye to spam and that annoying red number above your inbox for good!


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