Monthly Archives: August 2010

How to write a business email part 5

How to write a business email (part 5) Writing a business email is an art as much as it is a science.  Time and time again I tell people to test out what they’ve written.  Have a goal in mind.  … Continue reading

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How to write a business email part 4

How to write a business email (part 4) By now we hopefully have a successful initial business email. 1.  You have written a good subject 2.  You have asked a good question that will make them want to answer it … Continue reading

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How to write a business email part 3

How to write a business email (part 3) This section talks about the politeness level involved in writing the initial effective business email.  This depends on who you are writing to and for what.  I personally find that you don’t … Continue reading

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How to write a business Email part 2

How to write a business Email (part 2) Part 1 was all about getting your first email opened. Now we’re going to talk about what kind of things you should say in that first business email. 1.  Keep it brief … Continue reading

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How to write a business email part 1

How to write a business email (part 1) Business email writing is a bit different than writing personal emails.  There are a few things to keep in mind when writing a business email and to be honest, the culture of … Continue reading

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Business Email Etiquette Lesson 3

Business Email Etiquette Lesson 3 Think of what the other person would like to read.  Help someone else out.  If you are inquiring about paying money, that is for them because you are planning to give them money.  If you … Continue reading

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Business Email Etiquette Lesson 2

Business Email Etiquette Lesson 2 Be super clear and concise.  Answer all questions in the email if you are replying to one.  Make sure everything you say is swift, easy to read, and just makes sense. I get hundreds of … Continue reading

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Business Email Etiquette Lesson 1

Business Email Etiquette Lesson 1 There are so many so-called RULES about business email etiquette and in my opinion, and more importantly experience, most of them are retarded.  Even saying the word “retarded” would offend people and would be a … Continue reading

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Professional Email Writing Tip 5

Know how to differentiate between the type of emails that should take a lot of time and planning and those that do not.  If you are writing to your friend or your mom, you could slap anything together and they … Continue reading

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Professional Email Writing Tip 4

Think from their perspective.  What would they want in their inbox.  Everyone is basically the same.  We ignore most of our mail and hope that a certain type of mail is waiting for us in our inbox.  If someone you … Continue reading

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