Filter and Color Code Client Emails

Every client email that hits my inbox gets tagged and color coded. I use filters for incoming messages — either using an exact match filter based on the client’s email address, or by using a wildcard filter , like “*@stemlegal”, to capture all emails originating from the client’s domain.

Messages get tagged by client name.

Every client tag has a designated color applied that stands out.

I also filter non-client email messages whenever possible.

It’s the color coding and auto-tagging that keeps my inbox organized. This tip will be ridiculously simple for most readers, but I’ve happily used it for years.

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