Cut your email volume in half with Unroll.me

After a large privacy violation, where Unroll.me was caught selling users email data to companies like Uber, I can no longer recommend this service.

 

If you’re like me, it’s hard to keep your head above water when it comes to email. Between notifications from Facebook and newsletters you signed up for (and ones you didn’t), you might find yourself doing more dirty work with your email inbox than actually reading and responding to emails.

Enter Unroll.me. After you sign up for Unroll.me, the service scans your email inbox for any subscription emails you’re signed up for, and then allows you to do one of two things: unsubscribe from them, or roll the email up into a single, daily email that Unroll.me will send you.

Every day Unroll.me will send you one email that contains the new emails from every single subscription you’re signed up for, like the one I received the other day, which saved me from 13 emails:

Unroll.me will also watch out for any new subscription emails you receive, and offer to roll those up for you the next time around.

The service works with Gmail, Yahoo, and Outlook.com accounts, and it’s totally free. I’ve been using it for a week, and couldn’t recommend it more. Give it a shot!

  • I heard about this through Neil Patel last week and I used it to unsub from about 80 different email lists. It was weird to see how many lists my email was on without me remembering ever signing up. Shady stuff!

    • Isn’t it crazy? Another big thing I’m noticing is just how much email I get every day that I used to deal with (delete) on the fly. Upping the signal-to-noise ratio of your email is another huge benefit I’m noticing. Such a great service.

  • I heard about this through Neil Patel last week and I used it to unsub from about 80 different email lists. It was weird to see how many lists my email was on without me remembering ever signing up. Shady stuff!

    • Isn’t it crazy? Another big thing I’m noticing is just how much email I get every day that I used to deal with (delete) on the fly. Upping the signal-to-noise ratio of your email is another huge benefit I’m noticing. Such a great service.

  • Dan Erickson

    Interesting. I don’t subscribe to very many sites in order to keep my email volumes low. I actually have several accounts and use different accounts for different purposes. All my notifications from social networks go into a junk account. I keep my personal, professional and blog accounts on my phone and hit the delete button a lot. I tend to like things clean. I might have to check out UnrollMe if things get too crazy.

    • Good plan. One of the things I was surprised by with the service was just how much stuff I mindlessly deleted. There are a lot of emails I receive that I instinctively hit the ‘delete’ button on, without giving the email too much thought. I was surprised by the sheer number of emails of that nature, especially since I try to sign up for as few mailings as possible!

  • Interesting. I don’t subscribe to very many sites in order to keep my email volumes low. I actually have several accounts and use different accounts for different purposes. All my notifications from social networks go into a junk account. I keep my personal, professional and blog accounts on my phone and hit the delete button a lot. I tend to like things clean. I might have to check out UnrollMe if things get too crazy.

    • Good plan. One of the things I was surprised by with the service was just how much stuff I mindlessly deleted. There are a lot of emails I receive that I instinctively hit the ‘delete’ button on, without giving the email too much thought. I was surprised by the sheer number of emails of that nature, especially since I try to sign up for as few mailings as possible!

  • Michelle Whitman

    Even though I use a separate email address for junk subscriptions and clean it out, I still get so much junk mail in my regular email. This really has helped. Thanks for the great link!

  • Michelle Whitman

    Even though I use a separate email address for junk subscriptions and clean it out, I still get so much junk mail in my regular email. This really has helped. Thanks for the great link!

  • Interesting. I haven’t heard of this thing before. I’ve been getting a lot of emails lately, but I’ve been keeping up with them by unsubscribing. That’s cut down the volume a lot. But I like the idea of being able to bundle emails into one single email. That would really save some time.

  • Interesting. I haven’t heard of this thing before. I’ve been getting a lot of emails lately, but I’ve been keeping up with them by unsubscribing. That’s cut down the volume a lot. But I like the idea of being able to bundle emails into one single email. That would really save some time.

  • Tomas

    Does anyone know of a web application that will help me to bulk unsubscribe? I can’t find one and it seems like a pretty good niche to be filled in the market…

    • This one will let you do that too; it’ll present you with a list of everything you’re subscribed to, and let you unregister for anything with just one click!

  • Tomas

    Does anyone know of a web application that will help me to bulk unsubscribe? I can’t find one and it seems like a pretty good niche to be filled in the market…

    • This one will let you do that too; it’ll present you with a list of everything you’re subscribed to, and let you unregister for anything with just one click!

  • Markie Hoover

    I love and appreciate this so greatly!!! Thank you so much for introducing this to me, Chris! Big big help! Astounding!

  • Markie Hoover

    I love and appreciate this so greatly!!! Thank you so much for introducing this to me, Chris! Big big help! Astounding!

  • Rémi El Jadaoui

    Just subscribed, nice idea, thank you very much !

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