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Google's Gmail Limits Sent Emails to 500 Per Day

How Many Emails Do You Send a Day?

I've always wondered if Gmail and other free email services put a cap on how many emails you can send per day, and now I have my answer: 500.

Addicted as I am to digital communication, I can't really imagine needing to send that many emails, especially since I have instant messengers (where I probably do hit about 500 sent messages a day!), but it did get me thinking about how many emails I do send per day. With work email and personal email combined, I hit send an awful lot of times each day (though like I said, nowhere near 500). About how many emails do you send per day, and are you sending more for work or play?

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to-win-keno to-win-keno 8 years
wow....its a nice blog. thanks for sharing thoughts.
kcwebgirl kcwebgirl 9 years
the question is how many texts do i send a day.
LOVErickii LOVErickii 9 years
on average maybe 20ish
bingkaycoy bingkaycoy 9 years
If there's nothing worth sending , I don't send emails. I chat thru YM with my family and kin and keep up -to-date in our Friendster profiles. My business doesn't require a lot of emails unless there is an inquiry or complaint. So normally, I send less than 10 emails a day.
Dollylo Dollylo 9 years
totally over 30! :faint: I use email for my work all day long and so I use it for personnal thing too! ;)
chhavi chhavi 9 years
I just don't need to send 'em that much.
MissMarisol MissMarisol 9 years
Depends on the day but typically over 30. Most of the communication in my company is through email or IM.
ayuninur ayuninur 9 years
it's depends..1-2
ElizabethRae ElizabethRae 9 years
We email A LOT at work, so some comes from there, but I email my husband quite a lot too. I voted more than 30, but I'm guessing it's around 50-60 or more.
Gabriela14815884 Gabriela14815884 9 years
I probably send about 10-12 emails a day - since I usually send links to my husband & sis a lot.
SkinnyMarie SkinnyMarie 9 years
It can be a lot depending on the threads we get going. We will send out emails to everyone and we can get some funny conversations going while all of us are in front of our desk
macgirl macgirl 9 years
looks like I average sending just a touch over 30 a day. That's pretty much all work related. I also do quite a bit of IM and TM'ing. If those weren't an option I would imagine my sent emails would be much higher. Gmail probably puts a cap of 500 to keep people from using their service to send out bulk email. Nothing kills a server more than having people send out blasts of email in 1000 recipient chunks.
komler komler 9 years
Well, a lot of the time my communication gets done via IM, forums, Facebook, cell phone and so on. The actual e-mails I sent today was 3, but I talked to my sisters and my mother for an hour on Skype- and talked to friends and family on Meebo as well.
chicobo chicobo 9 years
About 60. I've emailed more since I got my Blackberry and that's only work, not including Gmail.
Le-Luxe Le-Luxe 9 years
I have clocked in 15 today and its a pretty slow day...
kiwitwist kiwitwist 9 years
I said 10-20 but most being work related.. it could be even higher.
Foxy-Frazee Foxy-Frazee 9 years
Most of my emails are work related but if I do send one its just to send a e-card or drop a quick hello to a friend or family but I do get alot of chain you will die in 4 days if you don't forward blah, blah, blah crappy emails.
beingtazim beingtazim 9 years
generally under 10, unless i'm applying for a job - which i was last week, or looking for an apartment.
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