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You asked, we listened. We’re giving you more ways to personalize your inbox with the ability to disable Conversation view, and the addition of Send & Archive inside of Boomerang for iOS. To get started, make sure that you have Boomerang downloaded on your iOS device. Much like Themes, Widgets, and Dark Mode, these new features are a result of your feedback. We want you to make Boomerang for iOS your own in both form...

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We love a good history lesson here at Boomerang. From the first item sold on the Internet (it depends) to Jack’s infamous first tweet when setting up his “twtter”, it’s always fun to look back at where we’ve been and to see the firsts along the way. As email turns 50 years old in 2021, we thought it was time to look back at its history and see where it came from. So what about that first email? With 300...

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tl;dr: Boomerang now helps you schedule meetings! Save lots of time, eliminate email back-and-forth, and end double-booking forever. Look for the calendar icon in your Compose window and the Add Event button in Read view. Need to reinstall Boomerang? Boomerang for Gmail |Boomerang for Outlook | Boomerang for iOS Hello! Exactly 10 years ago today, we released Boomerang to the world.1 Back then, managing a busy Inbox was the...

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Years ago, when Boomerang went by Baydin, we committed to donate a portion of our profits to educational efforts in Burma (with the disclaimer “if we ever generate any!”) So when profitability stopped being a hypothetical in 2013, we made our first donation to build a mobile classroom for children working in Burmese tea shops (more on that later!) Since then, Boomerang has grown, as have our donations. Giving back is an important part...

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When you’re drafting an email, ending it is the easiest part. Whether you sign-off with “Warmest Regards,” “Thanks,” or “Keep On Keepin’ On,” it only takes a second, and you probably don’t give it a second thought. Do email closings even matter? And if so, is “best” really best? We looked at closings in over 350,000 email threads, and found that certain email closings deliver higher response rates.

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   Millions of people use Boomerang to schedule emails for the best time to get a response. Eager to learn more about what influences email response rates, we rang in 2016 with our first dive into the world of Big Data. We analyzed millions of emails and discovered common characteristics of messages that got responses. We excitedly shared our findings in a year-in-review email to users, and in a blog post on data-backed tips for...

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