An easier, more organized way to work

Slack vs. Email

You could get buried in email. Or you could get real work done in Slack.

Give projects a dedicated channel, not endless email chains

In your inbox, seeing all the conversations about a single project requires sifting through many different email chains. In Slack, you’ll save time by seeing all the discussions and files about a project in one place: a channel.

Learn more about channels

“You can’t have a good conversation over email—it’s not quick enough. Coming together in Slack channels allows us to easily discuss day-to-day management topics. That’s invaluable.”

Benjamin Sternsmith

Area Vice President of Sales, Lyft Business

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Reach people faster

Slack gives you access to real-time conversations with any teammate or team. Unlike email, where every new message is weighted alike, it’s easy to grab a specific someone's attention with a notification when you need a quick response.

Stay looped in, not out

Email isolates information — you can only see the conversations you’ve been included on. Everyone in a channel sees the same messages, so your team knows who’s responsible for what and how to move work forward.

“I can drop into any channel and see what’s happening. I don’t have to interrupt anyone or call a meeting to get updated. It’s all happening in real time, which means we’re all just that much more efficient.”

David Maddocks

CMO, Cole Haan

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Spend less time switching context

Email has limited functionality with other apps — you need to constantly switch tabs, windows, and your focus for even the smallest of tasks. Slack connects with all of your work tools, so you can find information or perform quick actions without leaving conversations.

See the Slack App Directory