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CRE Tech Tools - Gmail in the Office

This is the first post in a series covering free, low cost and easy-to-use technology tools for CRE professionals.

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Life Before Gmail

Remember life before Gmail? Exchange servers, outlook, thunderbird, IT departments, IMAP, POP3, SMTP... ugh. Then don't be evil Google came along with a beta project called Gmail in 2004 which changed the way we did email. Its ease of use and powerful features won most of us over for our personal accounts. But what about our work email?

What many don't know is that you can set up your corporate CRE email with Google Apps Gmail so you can ditch that rusty old email software.

Check out this step-by-step guide for setting up your email address with Google Apps: CoffeeCup: Set Up Gmail with your own Domain or this instructional youtube video:

Setting up Google Apps for Small Business

This post can also be found over at The CRE App Review

In upcoming segments, I'll show you how to become a Gmail Ninja with powerful plug-ins for commercial real estate and how to reach Gmail Zen with Inbox Zero.

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