How To Get An Instant Response To Your Urgent EMail!

Written by Valerie Mills

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Here's an example:

Hi Notina:

I hope your day is turning out better than mine -- I can't find last week's budget file.

I looked inrepparttar e/budgets/weekly folder, but it's not there.

Please let me knowrepparttar 107939 entire path torepparttar 107940 budget file dated 8-05-02.

You know I'll owe you a coffee tomorrow when I see you inrepparttar 107941 cafe.

Thanks very much,

Ima Desperate X6502

3. Leave your name, e-mail address, and phone number(s) atrepparttar 107942 end ofrepparttar 107943 e-mail. This may sound obvious, but sometimes, even with an electronic signature, key contact information is missing. Remember, you want to make it easy for e-mail recipients to communicate inrepparttar 107944 mode most comfortable for them.

4. Emphasizerepparttar 107945 urgency. Convey URGENCY inrepparttar 107946 body ofrepparttar 107947 message or in a postscript. Better still, if you infrequently send mail atrepparttar 107948 High Importance level, use it or its equivalent in your messaging system. In Microsoft Outlook, High Importance highlightsrepparttar 107949 received e-mail with a red exclamation point. I would send Notinaís e-mail marked High Importance.

So, youíve written an attention-getting headline. Youíve written a short, urgent message. You've answered that all-important recipient quesion "WIIFM". And, you left sufficient contact information. Now, hitrepparttar 107950 SEND button and expect a very quick response.

Copyright 2005 by Valerie Mills

Valerie Mills ( is a sales copywriter specializing in direct mail and web advertising. She has written sales letters, web pages, and brochures for the finance, self-help, and technology areas. Using her background and experience as an educator and corporate trainer, Valerie has also written several articles and an ebook for parents. Contact Valerie at

15 Ways To Keep Your Speaking Inspiring and Creative

Written by Catherine Franz

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8. Talk with a friend about your topic to flesh out ideas, titles, and content. Tape-recordrepparttar conversation so you donít miss anything. You would be surprised at how much we think we hear and how we actually do.

9. Write an email to a friend to tell him or her what you want to accomplish. If you are stuck, say so and ask for help.

10. Check in with your vibrational energy and do something to switch it into high gear. Take a shower. Go for a walk or dance naked inrepparttar 107938 moonlight.

11. Hire someone to transcribe your recording so that you can stay focused onrepparttar 107939 creative end ofrepparttar 107940 speaking.

12. Authentic, flat-out, raw laughter freesrepparttar 107941 psyche and opensrepparttar 107942 creativity process.

13. Find a setting with lots of trees and flowers and feel nature. Ifrepparttar 107943 weather permits, take off your shoes and socks and feelrepparttar 107944 grass between your toes. Nature has a way of freeing our spirit to letrepparttar 107945 flow out of our best material.

14. If you are used to practicing your speak in a quiet place, create noise and practice. You will learn to speak with distractions.

15. Go for a quiet leisurely drive and practice your vowels outlook expand your voice range.

That was exciting, wasnít it? Post this list in a conspicuous place so that it is readily available when needed. Do one or two of these daily to keep your thought process clear and attracting. Your audience is waiting.

(c) Copyright 2005, Catherine Franz. All rights reserved.

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