Tag Archives: e-mail

Choosing Your Most Effective Email Closing

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You’ve worked hard crafting your email so that your message is clear, your tone is correct, your format is inviting, and you have eliminated all errors in spelling, punctuation and grammar. Now it’s time to decide on an email closing, and you’re stuck. All else being perfect, the way you sign off requires more than

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Know Your Client’s Preferences

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Imagine this: you've worked for hours putting together the proposal that your prospective client requested and are ready to send it. You choose what you believe to be the most efficient way to communicate—you e-mail the document. You expect that your prospect is checking e-mail regularly and will be contacting you within a few hours

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March is National Email Month. How is Your Email Etiquette?

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When email first came on the scene, we had no rules for using it correctly and effectively.  As usual, the technology preceded the rules of behavior. Your email is as much a part of your professional image as: the clothes you wear the greeting on your voice mail the handshake you offer the way you

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It’s Time to Clean Out of Your Inbox

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Did you know that this week is National Clean Out Your Inbox Week?  If you missed that piece of news, it is not too late to un-clutter your inbox.  Marsha Egan, the author of Inbox Detox, is the founder of this event and has a wealth of information to share with you to help you either

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Inbox Overload

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Are you buried in your inbox? Are you inundated with messages every time you check your e-mail? If you can answer “no” to those questions, you are in a class by yourself. Most of us receive more e-mail in a day than we can reasonably handle. Instead of using precious time building our business and

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E-mail – Be Brief, But Not Abrupt

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How many e-mail messages do you receive that are not personalized in any way? The sender goes straight to the message without ever acknowledging you by name? The communication ends just as abruptly without a signature. The assumption, of course, is that your inbox will reveal the sender’s name While e-mail is meant to brief

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