|Gmail gives you the advantage of configuring multiple inboxes within the same address
Send and receive mail from multiple addresses:
A lot of you still use serveral email accounts and its cumbersome to go each website and check for new mail.Gmail saves you the ordeal of monoitoring each account indivisually. you can use Gmail as the hub for all of them. Go to Settings > Accounts and Imports. Click on “Add POP3 email account”. You can even send mail from other accounts using your Gmail account. Click on “Send mail as” and set-up custom-from addresses for each account you want to send mail from. In fact with Google Apps, even companies prefer Gmail for their profesional email requirements.
Yes, Gmail supports an array of keyboard shortcuts for those frequent operations you perform using the mouse. Use keyboard shortcuts to save time. You can enable keyboard shortcuts from Settings and then use [J] and [K] to navigate up and down within your inbox. Press [O] to open messages. Similarly, to reply to an email or thread, press [R]. To compose a new email message, simply press [C] rather than clicking on Compose. Starring important threads and conversations is as easy as presenting [S]. In order to remove a star, press [S] again. Finally press [E] to archive the message or conversation. For a complete list of keyboard shortcuts, press [?].
Read messages sent exclusively to you:
It’s easy to be lost in your inbox, especially if you frequently receive email, or are part of several long discussions. However, you can sort email sent exclusively to you, with Gmail’s search function. Go to Settings. Under the General tab, select Show indicators under the “Personal level indicators” option. Now the next time someone sends an email exclusively addressed to you, you’ll find two arrows next to the subject in your inbox. A single arrow (>) means the email was sent to both you and others and a double arrows (>>) means that the email sent just to you. This way, you can easily prioritise the email you need to attend.