Sergey was most excited about it. The ultimate April Fools’ joke was to launch something kind of crazy on April 1st and have it still exist on April 2nd.
One of the tips that seems to come up most often is managing it as you go, on your mobile device. I of course already do this with Mailbox, but that’s really more about triage and less about taking care of business in real time. What these people usually mean is actually responding to emails as they come in, rather than organizing them to respond to later.
Admittedly, I’m awful at this. But that’s sort of by design.