Everyone wants to live in the NOW. To be more present. To be more mindful of daily habits and routines. To tackle important tasks as they arrive, and to get back to people in good time. But sometimes, certain things are best left until later. We’re not talking about putting off your taxes or skipping your daily workout. We’re not even talking about delaying that dentist appointment or trip to the DMV. We are, of course, talking about your email.
Spike is happy to announce our latest feature – Send Later. Now whenever you want to schedule an email to be sent at a later time or date, you’ll find all the functionality you need right at your fingertips. It’s conveniently placed just a few clicks away, and it’s as simple and intuitive as all of Spike’s other great features. Send Later is built for easier email management, and it’s made to give you even more control over your communications.
Send Later is the perfect tool for people who have their brightest ideas at midnight, letting you spill your thoughts (a stream of consciousness-style) out onto the page as they come to you. Of course, you’d never dream of disturbing your colleague so late, so just hit the Schedule send button and schedule your email for a more convenient time. It gives you the chance to get creative on your own terms and in your own time, while also ensuring your email hits an inbox at a more work-friendly time of day.
Send Later is also super useful for people who like to stay on top of the game. If you’re the ultimate pre-planner, you can simply schedule email deliveries ahead of time and get a jump on your workload. Need to schedule an email to remind your colleagues of an impending deadline? Easy. Want to send an email at a specific time to ensure everyone is up-to-date with the latest changes in company policy? Simple. Whether you’re sending invoices, follow-up emails, reminders, or even birthday wishes to your 2nd cousin on the other side of the world, Spike’s send later feature puts you in charge.
Automated Email Sending – The Ultimate Asynchronous Communication Tool
Perhaps the biggest benefit of Spike’s send later feature is its ability to help you retain truly asynchronous communications. Asynchronous communication gives you, your colleagues, clients, and friends space to breathe. It helps you escape the always-on mentality that plagues offices around the world. Asynchronous communication lets you get to your emails when you are ready – and not a minute before.
Send Later allows you to schedule emails and respect other people’s working times. In turn, this encourages others to respect yours. You can schedule emails to send later, timing them to arrive during working hours – no matter in what time zone your colleagues and clients are based.
How to Send a Delayed Email with Spike
Sending delayed emails with Spike is simple. Click the pop-out composer labeled “Full Editor” when you’re crafting your reply and you’ll find Schedule send under the options arrow at the bottom of the screen.
You can then choose to send later today, tomorrow, next week, or pick and date and time of your choosing.
It’s quick, simple, and super convenient.
Here at Spike, we’re always updating our feature-set to bring you the very best of 21st-century email. To learn more about our exciting developments and to keep up with our latest innovations, stay tuned to the Spike blog here. Alternatively, give Schedule send a try for yourself. We know you’re going to love it.