boomerang gmail - email automation done right

Boomerang – automated email done right

Boomerang for Gmail is a simple way to automate your inbox and conquer the email inbox beast.

The challenge:  I have many tasks and instructions that need to be sent out via email, and it is counter productive to send out 5 important tasks on one day. People get annoyed and the probablity of receiving completed tasks or a reply is reduced to zero.  Also no one likes receiving emails at 5am or 10pm.

The solution: send automated email. As soon as I think of a task or need to follow up after a meeting, I type all of my emails, set them to be sent out in a few days or weeks time and then my work is done. This way I ensure that my mails are always sent at an optimum time. Best of all, I waste none of my energy worrying.


What: Boomerang for Gmail, lets you take control of when you send and receive emails.

Why: Boomerang lets you send an email later, reminds you if you haven’t heard back, and removes emails from your inbox until you actually need them.

Who: For anyone who sends emails across time zones, suddenly remembers to send something or lets mails slip through the cracks.

Available: As a browser extension or for Android and will be arriving on iOS soon.

Price: You get a free 30-day trial of Boomerang Professional and you dont have to provide credit card info  to get started. Once your trial expires, you get to use the free Basic plan for as long as you like.

  • Basic: free but you only get 10 message credits a month
  • Personal: R62.79 per month with unlimited credits
  • Pro: R188.59 per month gets you everything Personal does plus you can send recurring messages
  • Premium: R628.94 per month and the Rolls Royce plan gets you everything plus support and analytics

If you would like to see this app in action, watch this funny-in-an-infomercial kind of way demo.

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cY2EwWYxPI8]

Did you know that over 100 million emails are sent and received everyday? Well now you do. 🙂

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