Comments on “Sortd for Gmail
Ryan Hoover@rrhoover · Founder, Product Hunt
There's no end to the number of products created to make email more efficient/less painful (see this collection). The Trello-like interface could be very useful for bucketing emails and to-do's (I use Gmail stars to highlight things I need to respond to but they often get lost in my waterfall inbox). @waynesilby - why did you decide to build something for … See more
Wayne Silbermann@waynesilby · Co-founder, Sortd.com
@rrhoover There are of course exceptions like Mailbox and Acompli who have done ok ;-) But the fact that so many have tried and failed is testament to the fact that email is in dire need of fixing and, right up there with world peace, we have hopes for a world with better email! If you are like me, you live in your Inbox all day, but using it to stay on… See more
Ross@GoLocalApps@golocalapps · GoLocalApps
@rrhoover @paulg @waynesilby Email is one of those dragons I'd love to challenge, but just wouldn't know where to start. I like gmail, yet hate their basic format. I end up using Active Inbox and Streak to create better workflow within gmail, and you'd think several of those tools would be in basic gmail. The primary window most everyone stares at all day … See more
Wayne Silbermann@waynesilby · Co-founder, Sortd.com
@rrhoover @paulg @golocalapps You are right that the foundation of email needs an overhaul. The problem is that everybody uses email - it's a standard - it's a way to reach someone based on an addressing scheme. The likes of Slack are creating alternate ways to communicate that are better in many ways for team communication, but email is still going to be … See more
Ross@GoLocalApps@golocalapps · GoLocalApps
@rrhoover @paulg @waynesilby My wife may read an email and then mark it as unread so she knows there is a task in it. In Gmail she can sort emails by Unread first, then Read emails. In sortd, if she has a list of emails (from what I understand about how it works) they don't sort by read/unread emails. Unread first, then all the read emails in the list. If… See more
Wayne Silbermann@waynesilby · Co-founder, Sortd.com
@rrhoover @paulg @golocalapps We are just about to release a new feature to improve on that exact experience, so I'd love to hear your thoughts. And your wife's :) What's your email add? Otherwise pls email me at wayne@sortd.com.
Ross@GoLocalApps@golocalapps · GoLocalApps
@waynesilby I'll email you in a bit.
Mat Silva@matsilva · Cofounder & creator of RendrFX.com
@waynesilby @rrhoover @paulg Really like your take on this. Nice work!