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Are you Black belt or Master in Gmail?

I don’t understand why people use Yahoo or Hotmail when there is an extreme powerful email service available. Yes, I am talking about Gmail. I am using Gmail from the very beginning. And day by day I become a pure Gmail Addict.
There are endless reason why I am using Gmail. People not using Gmail are really missing something cool, modern and intuitive service. So I am very sure that you are smart enough and using Gmail too.
There are several tips that can increase your productivity and efficiency to manage your emails. Yes, I am talking about Gmail Ninja! If you are not visited Gmail Ninja yet I suggest you to go there and grab a White Belt to Gmail Master.

Here is the Ranking Summery

White Belt

  • Use stars to indicate a note is special.
  • Reply by chat.
  • Organize your email with labels.
  • Clean up your inbox using “Move to” — it works just like folders.
  • Search your mail instead of sorting.
  • Archive messages to tidy up your inbox without deleting anything.
  • Import your email and contacts from your old address.
  • Spice up your inbox with a theme.
  • Join forces to rid the world of spam.

Green Belt

  • Talk face-to-face with video chat.
  • Use Tasks as a handy to-do list.
  • Use filters to control the flow of incoming mail.
  • Highlight important emails using filters and colored labels.
  • Send email from your phone.
  • Preview attachments without downloading them.
  • Avoid email gaffes with Undo Send.
  • Tell your friends what you’re up to with a status message.
  • Never forget an attachment again.
  • Tell everyone when you’ll be back with vacation responder.
  • Nothing says “I’m excited” like a bouncing happy face emoticon.

Black Belt

  • Get through your mail faster with keyboard shortcuts.
  • Use search operators to find the exact message you’re looking for.
  • Filter your email with personalized email addresses.
  • See which messages were sent right to you.
  • Make Gmail go where the internet doesn’t.
  • Quickly add multiple attachments to an email.
  • Add “(EOM)” to the subject of one-liner messages.
  • Set up canned responses instead of typing the same reply over and over again.
  • Click less and watch more using YouTube, Flickr, Picasa, and Yelp previews.
  • Use quick links to get anywhere in Gmail with one click.
  • Send and archive in one step.

Gmail Master

  • Bring Google Calendar and Docs to Gmail.
  • Forget to sign out of a public computer? Sign out remotely.
  • Personalize your RSS feeds in web clips.
  • Access your mail via https.
  • Search for superstars by name.
  • Use Gmail on your own domain.

I am Gmail Master. What is your Rank?
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