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Writing better emails – some back-to-basic tips

Much as we’ve shared earlier articles on emails here on HTWB it’s worth taking another look as time goes on. Here are some of my thoughts on issues which still can be a little perplexing in our daily email correspondence

Writing better emails - some back-to-basic tips

It’s always useful to check over the basics of our email correspondence

1.How informally should you write in a formal email?

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Writing day-to-day business emails: how to get better results

If you need to write emails for business, job, sport, hobby, charity, recreation etc. (and who doesn’t?) there are quite a few very simple yet effective tips to make yours get more engagement and results… the results you want, too.

Writing day-to-day emails top tips from HTWBThese tips are not the same as you would use for email marketing, necessarily, although there are some common denominators. However if you want help with how to write a stonking email advertising campaign, I recommend [Read more…]

Business emails 101 – or SOS?

Grabbing email readers’ attention via email – even when you’re not selling anything – gets harder and harder as every year goes by, as you know. Here are some ideas to convert from what may be your concerns as SOSs, into 101s.

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Don’t forget that not all email clients show your email in monochrome.

Below are some tips on how to get that attention you need now in the present climate of 2017, without lifting readers out of their very short, sharp comfort zones … then making your points effectively … so you have the best possible chance of getting the reaction you want/need.

Business emails #1: one point at a time

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Why you should KISS your emails if you want results

Have you ever noticed that the second point on a business email you send sometimes gets ignored? The person answers you about the first topic, but you have to remind them that there was another important issue to discuss a few lines further down?

Why you should KISS your emails if you want results

Stick to one topic only per email. If you have more than one issue to discuss, send more than one email.

This is a problem that’s increasing in our ever-busier working lives. It’s not because our colleagues, clients and customers are stupid. Here are some thoughts on how to make sure it doesn’t happen to you. [Read more…]

How to write emails that work – 10 Quick Tips

Here on HTWB we have looked at email a few times in the last four years, but its criteria have evolved since its early days and it makes sense to keep up with the way that has been happening.

How to write emails that work - 10 Quick TipsIf for no other reason, we need to do this because the volume of emails we write for work or even for our social and other activities has doubled or even tripled.

Consequently if we want to get results from the emails we write and send now, they have to be even more targeted and focused than they were a mere couple of years ago, or they are likely to get lost in the junk file or accidentally deleted. [Read more…]

Thank you for my life-transforming emails

Thank you for my life-transforming emails

Thank you for my life-transforming emails

A special thank you, and particularly to whoever shared initially this sad list of conclusions arising from the unbelievably stupid emails we receive throughout the year…

At this time of year, I want to thank all of you who have taken the time and trouble to send me your chain letters over the past 12 months. [Read more…]