Email Etiquette I

Written by Kathie M. Thomas

It is important to consider that when emailing people you are on show, whether you like it or not, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This is one of my ‘pet’ subjects on which I speak when giving a public presentation aboutrepparttar Internet. I am constantly amazed atrepparttar 109557 number of people who have never thought about it, including secretaries, but once it’s mentioned they say ‘oh, yes, I hadn’t thought about that!’ Let’s face it – many people use email at work AND at home – but who they are does not change.

It is best to type messages in full, and do not use phonetic spelling or lots of abbreviated words and half sentences. I know it is common practice on chat programs to shortcutrepparttar 109558 process, but email is quite different, and these days, generally accepted almostrepparttar 109559 same as a written letter. The reason not to type email inrepparttar 109560 shortcut form is that it can become habit-forming and not something you would want to promote to prospective clients, bosses or other business associates. It is important to remember that your 'professionalism' is on show 24 hours a day via email - a small point, but important.

Another thing – develop a signature block and let people know who you are and what you do! I have it set as an automatic feature whenever emailing, or replying to email, and sometimes forget to delete it when emailing my parents or other family members – but that doesn’t really matter. The thing to remember is that anyone is a potential business associate and letting them know who you are and what you do helps promote your business or your industry. It is a business card that is on show allrepparttar 109561 time.

Email Tips

Written by Regina Stevens

Have you ever received an email and every recipients email address was inrepparttar body ofrepparttar 109556 message? I bet you have. Isn’t it annoying? Well tryrepparttar 109557 two tips below. They will help decrease some of your junk email too.

When forwarding messages, cut (Ctrl + C) and paste (Ctrl + V)repparttar 109558 body ofrepparttar 109559 message into a new email.

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