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Sep 8, 2021

Productivity

Best AI email assistants to increase your productivity

Learn about the AI email assistants that can help you cope with email overload that hurts your productivity.

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Samuli Pehkonen

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Did you know that the average worker uses 28 percent of their workweek on emails (according to McKinsey?

Yes, you knew it was coming, but that's how those emails stats make us feel...

That equals to, on average, more than 10 hours spent in the inbox sending and receiving an average of 1620 emails 🤯

Needless to say, the go-to method for professional communications is killing workplace productivity.

That's why we need better email management tools and that's why we arrived here.

If you are anything like our team of productivity-enthusiasts at Flowrite, you’ve likely tried to find solutions to help you and your team get more actual work done, while spending less on email communications. That's what we have done (as well as built our own solution) and as a result we wrote this article.

Finding the right tools for your workflow isn’t always as easy as one might think. In case you haven’t yet come across the right productivity tools that would get you through the overflowing inbox faster, you’re in luck – we’ve basically tried them all.

This blog post rounds up the best AI email assistants with the potential to help you spend less time on email and focus on what truly matters to you and your work.

Try these 5 AI email assistants to make your productivity soar

Scrape the mundane tasks off your inbox and let these artificial intelligence-powered assistants write your emails, manage inboxes, contacts, and tasks, as well as schedule meetings.

1. Flowrite better emails faster

Flowrite is an AI-powered writing tool that supercharges your daily communications by turning bullet points into ready-to-send emails, like this:

It allows you to go from thought to text faster than before and saves you time, especially with repetitive emails you need to write day-to-day. Created for the needs of those whose work depends on communicating effectively, Flowrite is available as a web app and browser extension.

Flowrite
Category
AI writing
Price
$10/month
Founders
Aaro Isosaari and Karolus Sariola
Founded
2020
HQ
Helsinki, Finland
Website

2. Let the AI take care of the prioritization


Plicca
 integrates with your current email client and helps you identify the most important emails of you and your team. For example, it can highlight the ones you have to read and emails to which another team member should reply. The AI email assistant learns with you and can be very useful, especially for teams with shared inboxes and many inbound emails outside of office hours.

Plicca
Category
Email management
Price
Starting from €15/month
Founded
2014
HQ
New York, United States
Website

3. Keep your contacts Ever-updated


Evercontact uses natural language processing to automatically update your address book with contact information straight from the email signature. It works with the most popular email clients and integrates with various CRMs. It comes especially handy to sales and customer success people as the tool pulls information such as name changes, new titles, jobs, email addresses, phone numbers, and addresses from emails.

Evercontact
Category
Contact management
Price
Starting from $59/month
Founders
Philippe Laval
Founded
2014
HQ
New York, United States
Website

4. Sunset your traditional scheduling tool


X.ai
 is a meeting scheduling tool that schedules meetings automatically through your inbox. Their AI assistants named Amy and Andrew, learn from every interaction, getting more intelligent the more you use them. You can send emails to Amy and Andrew, directing them to handle your meetings as things change.

X.ai
Category
Meeting scheduling
Price
TBD
Founders
Alex Poon, Dennis Mortensen, Marcos Jimenez Belenguer & Matt Casey
Founded
2014
HQ
New York, United States
Website

5. Turn every email to a task – automatically


Aiko Mail
 allows you to easily manage emails by tasks, departments, teams, or client accounts for optimal productivity. The tool detects everyday tasks such as scheduling meetings, signing documents, and sharing files and then turns them into single-click actions. It also shortens the contents of your email in the preview and highlights the most crucial information.

Aiko Mail
Category
Task management
Price
TBA
Founders
Alex Poon, Dennis Mortensen, Marcos Jimenez Belenguer &  Matt Casey
Founded
2020
HQ
New York, United States
Website
Did you end up trying one of these AI email assistants, or are you a power user of a tool that we are missing out on? Let us know on Twitter!

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