Does e-mail stand a chance against new forms of communication?

Inspired by a series of articles, YouTube videos, and numerous “expert” discussions, I’d like to take this opportunity to peer into my own crystal ball and predict that we will soon see peak e-mail.

Trends in der KommunikationSource: 10 Things You Must Know about the State of Social Media in 2011

Currently, about 3 billion e-mails are sent every day. Although I was unable to find any precise figures on the ratio of e-mails to instant messages and social media, the accompanying figure (source) reveals a clear trend in favor of new social media applications like Facebook, Google+, and Twitter as well as Wikis and Blogs.

Communication trends

Mr. Kampffmeyer wrote an article in which he described the inherent inconvenience and inefficiency of e-mail as well as the many benefits of (more…)

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Written by Dr. Martin Bartonitz in: e-mail management,english,social business | Tags: , ,

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