Next in the E-mail Etiquette for the 21st Century series is Writing An Appropriate Subject.
Because many e-mail users are already busy people, they don’t have the time to guess at what your e-mail may or may not be about.
If the recipient doesn’t know why you’re writing, your message may be deferred while they read the messages that seem more important by their subject.
There are two points to remember when creating an e-mail subject: (more…)
Articles are a great way to faithfully drive traffic to your website. It’s been in use for many years and quite frankly, if it didn’t work, no one would invest their time or energy in it. (more…)
Addressing an email message would seem like a very straightforward task, but sometimes it’s not. In order to properly address an email, it’s important to know your options and when to use them. The three options when addressing and email message is ‘To’, ‘Cc’, and ‘Bcc’. (more…)
Email is supposed to make our lives easier, but a poorly crafted email can do just the opposite. Because I’ve watched the number of emails I receive on a daily basis steadily increase from 1 or 2 to 100+ each day, I’ve put together a short series on how to get the most out of email and make the recipient’s life a little easier.
Each section will cover:
- How to address an email
- Writing an appropriate subject
- What to actually write in your message
- Common email courtesy
If I miss anything in the series, feel free to let me know.
It seems there is an overzealous spammer (or spammers) out there and a lot of webmasters are going through a lot of grief as a result.
A few weeks ago, I started to receive weird messages in my website contact form. The email address the sender used was an address on my domain that didn’t exist and the body was filled with what appeared to be gibberish. (more…)