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26 Sep 17 Our premium Gmail Meter and how to get it for free

Thanks to all for your support of our new Gmail Meter since our relaunch a year ago. We have been closely listening to your feedback and are now excited to announce the next step in our email analytics tool - the premium version of Gmail Meter! By building this new version of Gmail Meter, we plan to tackle a problem in the workplace that our users have been routinely notifying us of. Both managers and team members alike report that there...

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25 Apr 17 Yet another Gmail Meter redesign (with a couple extras!)

Last June, we moved the legacy Gmail Meter off of the Google Apps Script platform which required a complete rework of our tool. We decided to coincide this with a complete redesign of the interface. Today, we will be releasing another major update to the Gmail Meter interface. While our plans initially were to simply get the interface more in line with Google’s material design principles, we realized this was also a great opportunity to incorporate a couple of features...

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23 Jan 17 New Release: Exporting Gmail Meter Data into Google Sheets

Hope everyone’s getting a great start to their new year. We aimed to hit the ground running and have been working hard to bring you the latest feature added to Gmail Meter - exporting report data into Google Sheets! From now on, you will notice that your email address is now displayed at the top right corner of every Gmail Meter report. By clicking on your address, you'll have the option to Export to Spreadsheet. Selecting this option for the first time...

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15 Nov 16 New Yorkers tend to work through lunch

It’s been a few months since we’ve launched our new Gmail Meter platform and we’re very thankful for your support and feedback during our critical early stages. In the last couple of months, we have stabilized the platform and optimized our implementation of Google APIs. Finally, we are now ready to start sharing with you some of what we’re learning about email usage. Introductory disclaimer Before doing so, we want to be clear about the nature of the data and metrics that...

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24 Aug 16 Gmail Meter now supports send-as aliases

It has been some time since our last blog post - our apologies for the delay, but we wanted to take the time now to share some great news! First though, I wanted to start off with a bit of a history lesson on Gmail Meter. The legacy Gmail Meter was originally built off of the Google Apps Script platform (our personal thoughts on it here). The Apps Script platform was intended as a scripting language, maintained by Google, that allowed...

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22 May 16 Sneak Peek at our New Gmail Meter

The immediate feedback in the two weeks since we released our new email report is, “Where are the rest of the statistics? What happened to the detailed report, the one with graphs and charts?” Please rest assured that while we’re not quite ready yet, the new web interface with detailed metrics will be coming very shortly. Instead of just taking our word for it, we thought everyone might enjoy a preview of what we’ve been working on (in addition to the email...

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12 May 16 Uninstalling the Legacy Gmail Meter Script

Starting this week, we are officially ramping down support for the legacy Gmail Meter. Our most loyal readers should be quite familiar with our experience wrestling with the Apps Script version of our tool. This past Monday, we rolled out our new email report, marking the first release of the new Gmail Meter. For many users on the legacy platform, their recent experience with Gmail Meter has been less than optimal. While our landing page has been changed to reflect the...

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10 May 16 Prioritizing the Gmail Meter web interface

Yesterday, we quietly released our new email report for Gmail Meter. Pardon our lack of fanfare, but as you can see we decided to simplify the email report a bit. We narrowed it down to the four metrics that our users found most important, specifically sent and received emails, total number of Conversations, and response time. While this does limit the functionality of our email report, it was important for us to deliver an error-resilient product to our users as soon...

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26 Apr 16 RE: The New Gmail Meter

We recently added a new notification to our signup flow. In fact, many of you reading may have even been directed here straight from that very page. If so, then you know that we are keenly aware of the current state of our Gmail Meter report. With some embarrassment, and a fair share of humility, we admit that our Gmail Meter script currently just does not work as intended. (If you’re curious of the reasons, we’ve previously written about our ongoing...

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03 Mar 16 Collaborating Internationally through Google Apps

Something that you’re probably not aware of about our company ShuttleCloud is that we have offices in both Madrid, Spain and Chicago, IL. Now for the record, this amounts to a seven hour time difference which we have to work around every day. While it should be no surprise that we are completely reliant on Google Apps for working together - yes, we do check in daily using Google Hangouts and yes, everything is saved to the Google’s cloud - the...

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