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First turn on keyboard shortcuts: To turn these case-sensitive shortcuts on or off, click the gear icon at the top of any Gmail page and then Mail settings. Choose the option next to "Keyboard shortcuts" to turn them on. You can also enable shortcutsautomatically by going to http://mail.google.com/mail/?kbd=1 After selecting an email use L, it ...
Apply a label to the message you send (e.g., "Waiting for Reply"). Then you can check that folder every few days to see which messages have been responded to and remove the label as appropriate. I use a filter to look for a specific string in the body of the message to automate adding the label.
There's no standard way to do this. There is however, a Labs feature which shows time to the next event on the sidebar. But again not on the title.
Under your iDoneThis calendar are three links: Share, Feed, and Invite. Click on Feed and turn on the secret link. You will be given a link, and this is what you feed into Google Calendar. Now just follow http://www.google.com/support/calendar/bin/answer.py?answer=37100 to feed your iDoneThis into them.
http://followupthen.com/ is a free service which helps you with this. Email, for example, firstname.lastname@example.org to get a response in 3 days. There are many other time formats available. After the specified time period, the service will reply to the email. For your use case, you'll likely want to BCC the followup address.
there are a lot of alternatives out there, I will give some popular ones so you won't waste too much of your time finding the perfect stuff :) RememberTheMilk Google Task Note taking tools with task list feature: SpringPad Evernote
Great idea, but it doesn't appear that they have any kind of API or iCalendar feed for your calendar. So unfortunately, no -- there isn't a way to do this. Sad panda.
Take a look at reqall Adding a reminder by email is for Pro accounts only, but the free accounts lets you add items via IM, web, phone call, smartphone apps, and it's really good at handling natural language inputs. There is iCal support as well as Google Calendar integration.
I liked ClockingIt pretty much as long as I used it. It is free, you can host it yourself if you want: no restrictions or limits one-click time tracking clean and out of the way interface interactive gantt chart & scheduling flexible reporting multiple ways to communicate tracks and indexes all changes notifications via email, rss & ical ...
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