Using email signatures

Over the last year or so I’ve found myself answering the same questions time and again by email, or pointing people to the same resources. This is my top tip on dealing with this sort of thing.

The two top questions that folks have asked me have been:

  1. Can you send me directions to your house?
  2. Blah blah blah … good resources for Psion PDAs?

I used to have to write these from scratch, or go hunting through my Sent Items folder to see what I wrote the last time.

Signatures

But now … now I just create a new Signature (or edit an existing one) in my email client and add the details there.

The signature feature of email clients is the perfect place for storing information that you use and include in your emails time and time again.  But it doesn’t have to be restricted to contact details. I now have “signatures stored called

  • Directions
  • Psion forums

That’s saved me a huge amount of time over the last few months.  I just wish I’d thought of it sooner!

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