5 Ways People Dislike Your Emails (And Possibly You)

Practically Perfect PA

It concerned the findings of Professor David De Cremer from Cambridge University’s Judge Business School who’d looked into the emotional undergrowth of office email (at least that’s how the BBC put it). The article says: How do you sign off an email?

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10 Wrong Ways to Start Your Emails

Business Writing

Do you want your email readers to delete your messages immediately? Then you must avoid these 10 bad ways of starting emails. ​ Email Etiquette Teaching Business WritingOf course you don't. Who would? Spell the reader’s name wrong, use a nickname rather than.

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Email That Works: Best Practices for Truly Busy People

Office Dynamics

Some people create folders within their email programs. Check email several times a day , rather than constantly, to prevent interruptions that decrease productivity. Keep emails short and to the point. If the information can be conveyed in a paragraph or two, send an email. What are your best practices for email management? The post Email That Works: Best Practices for Truly Busy People appeared first on Office Dynamics.

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21 Ways to Shrink the Email Monster

Business Writing

Are you haunted by too much email appearing nonstop, lurking in your inbox, and raising your anxiety level? If you are like most people at work, you get too much unnecessary email. If you need to keep your email open, Email Etiquette Tips on Microsoft Office

Business Email: Essential and Affordable

The Small Business Blog

For many businesses, free cloud-based email isn’t fit for purpose. That’s why the Email app from WinWeb is so useful to businesses. Lifetime access to your fully integrated email in the Cloud is now available for just £5 / $8. WinWeb WinWeb Apps business email email

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Opening Sentences for Global Email

Business Writing

Readers have asked me to suggest opening sentences for emails that go to people around the world. Email Global CommunicationThe goal of these openers is to avoid coming across as blunt and impolite, especially in messages to people from cultures in which.

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Technology of the week: Canned Emails

Practically Perfect PA

What is Canned Emails? Canned Emails is a simple website that has a load of pre-written emails for a variety of circumstances from emailing in sick, letting down a supplier to breaking up with someone…(I promise I haven’t used it for this one.

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8 Principles to Manage Emails in No Time

Dumb Little Man

How much time do you spend checking emails? Assuming we don’t check emails during the weekend…THAT’S STILL OVER 28 DAYS A YEAR. Now we’re spending two months doing emails. The post 8 Principles to Manage Emails in No Time appeared first on Dumb Little Man.

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Email Matters

Daily Writing Tips

The ease of dashing off an email is both a convenience and a deadly snare. Emails are not as public as a Twitter tweet, but can lead to grief for the unwary. Common courtesy is the key to writing an email that won’t come back to bite you. Email Address.

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Tips for Proofreading Emails Like a Pro

Business Writing

This month''s free Better Writing at Work e-newsletter features the article "10 Tips for Proofreading Your Emails." Email Proofreading Here are three of my favorite tips, followed by two that readers sent me: 1. Double-check the spelling of names. Check the signature.

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Email Expectations: Getting Executives and Assistants to See Eye-to-Eye

Office Dynamics

In the modern business world, email is a constant force pressing upon us. Email isn’t restricted to typical working hours. Email is a common area where Executives and Assistants often have different ideas regarding expectations, and this can result in a lot of frustration on both sides.

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10 Things NOT to Tell Your Email Readers

Business Writing

Sometimes people say things in email that would be better left unsaid. Email EtiquetteThis list of 10 examples will alert you to statements that can weaken your messages and your business relationships. My manager told me to handle it this.

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Synchronize Your Email Manually (The Productivity Gem nobody talks about)

Dumb Little Man

Poor email usage is without a doubt the #1 time killer for white-collar workers. Group B did the test, but were distracted by email and phone calls. The group of stoners outperformed the email group by 6 points.

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What is the Best Email Marketing Strategy for 2018?

Small Business CEO

Made a list, checked it twice, and now you want to start sending emails to your (hopefully) loyal subscribers. Are you armed with the knowledge needed to successfully send out useful emails to your list without getting spam-boxed and/or unsubscribed? You’ve finally done it.

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B2B Reads: Re-Engagement Emails, Storytelling, and 2018 Tips

Small Business CEO

In the meantime, here are some B2B Reads we love: 10 Examples of Effective Re-Engagement Emails. Re-engagement emails play a vital role in the email lifecycle. The post B2B Reads: Re-Engagement Emails, Storytelling, and 2018 Tips appeared first on Heinz Marketing. B2B Reads Content Marketing 2018 building trust content Content marketing emails re-engagement selling Social media

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5 Effective Email Marketing Best Practices for Small Business

Small Business CEO

In this always-on, mobile world, consumers receive a constant flood of marketing communications across multiple channels, including email, SMS texting , smart phone apps, social media and now even smart TVs. … Marketing best practice email marketing

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Email vs. E-mail

Daily Writing Tips

Electronic mail,” which originally referred to any electronic document-transmission method, including production of facsimiles (also known as faxes), dates back to the 1960s, and in the early 1970s, the abbreviation was codified in the computing world as email. If email , then ebook and so on.

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5 Tips to Ensure Your Emails Get Opened (and Read)

Office Organization Success

It’s getting harder and harder to get your subscribers to open your emails… Let alone read and act on them! As a result, business owners are seeing plummeting open rates for their email newsletters (ezines) … some email open rates are being reported as low as 8.6%.

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When to Write a Memo, Not an Email

Business Writing

Before emails demanded everyone’s attention, people communicated internally through a medium called the interoffice memorandum—the memo. Email Teaching Business Writing Writing Tips

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Don't Be Driven by the Three-Email Rule

Business Writing

Lately people in business writing classes have been asking about the three-email rule. Courteous Writing Email EtiquetteThat's the rule espoused by Phil Simon, author of Message Not Received: Why Business Communication Is Broken and How to Fix It. Simon touched on the rule.

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Read Carefully Before You Write That Email

Business Writing

Emails have their problems. But one serious, time-wasting email problem has nothing to do with writing. Courteous Writing EmailThey can suffer from old subject lines, too many topics, lack of focus, and bad punctuation.

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3 Simple Sign-up Strategies to Grow Your Email List!

Office Organization Success

Having a sign-up box on your website detailing your ‘free taste’ in exchange for your visitor’s name and email address is one way that you can do this, but deciding WHERE to place your all-important sign-up box for maximum impact is also just as important.

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Gmail Email Management: Create Filters and Labels for Quick and Easy Email Organization

Office Organization Success

We all know that email is a huge source of overwhelm for many solopreneurs, and also one of the biggest time drains. However, email is essential to a solopreneur’s success, so you have to find a way of organizing your emails. I have access to all of my emails!

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Administrative: Email Signatures and Sign-Offs

Office Dynamics

Using professional email sign-offs is just one way to maintain your professionalism when using email to communicate. The right email signature gives you added credibility, but the wrong signature could make people doubt your professionalism and commitment to the job.

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6 Email Principles To Boost Productivity And Reduce Stress


David Ly Khim is a growth marketer for Sidekick by HubSpot where he writes about email productivity. Email is a strange beast. These email principles will help you take control of your inbox and reduce the stress that comes with using time and energy effectively.

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How To Handle Hundreds Of Emails In Just One Hour


As a result, my email went from around 30 a day to well over 150. I already knew the theories of inbox zero, yet here I was, drowning in email. This made finding a specific email very time consuming. Then I brainstormed how I was going to deal with hundreds of emails a day. This method is tested with over 150 emails a day right down to 30. In fact, it works so well that even with 150 emails a day, I spent no more than 60 minutes a day in e-mail.

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Celebrating the 44th Anniversary of Email

Small Business CEO

This year, email celebrates its 44th anniversary. Since its creation in 1971, email has gone from being a niche method of communication to something that most Americans use on a daily basis. In honor of email’s 44th year, let’s look back at what the first 44 years have included.

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Today, Your Email is an Engagement Tool – PointDrive Makes Sure it Stays that Way

Small Business CEO

The funny thing is, so many of us are still doing what worked 10 years ago: buying lists, cold calling, sending spammy sales emails. … Marketing email marketing email marketing tools pointdrive

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Think Before You Reply: Email Best Practices

Business Writing

You have probably seen a slogan beneath email signatures that says something like this: "Please consider the environment before printing this message." Many people are tired of that suggestion, and a few readers joined me in creating whimsical email slogans. Email Etiquette

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How do assistants ensure their emails are read?

Practically Perfect PA

I got back from my holiday last week to discover over 200 emails for me to read, delete, action and generally sort through (I’d only been away for 4 days and that included the weekend)! If the email was a bit vague I either deleted it, filed it or well I probably did just deleted it.

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Email Triage: What it is and how it can help you

ProAssisting Blog

Now I’ll detail how I use email triage with the hope that you see a use for this technique in your dealings with both work and personal emails to “maximize email success in the shortest time period&#. Lastly, I familiarize myself with which emails deserve priority.

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3 of the Best Email Marketing Platforms for Maximizing Your Email Strategy

Small Business CEO

In a recent survey , 73% of marketers said the return on investment (ROI) from email marketing was excellent to good. This ranks it at the top of the ROI charts, ahead of SEO, which is why the average organization is investing 15% of their marketing budget on email.

Email Isn’t Dead. Here’s Why You Should Be Using It to Market Your Business.

Tips From T. Marie

The business experts agree, when it comes to marketing, the most effective avenue you can use is email. In fact, many business leaders will tell you that email out performs all other marketing channels they’ve tried. I know, you’ve heard the rumor that email is dead.

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3 Ways To Break The Email Habit And Improve Mental Focus


I have a confession to make—I’m a bit of an email addict. As a self-employed freelance writer, checking email is directly connected to my work. As a result, the first thing I would do every day is check my email. Schedule designated times to check email.

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Outlook Tip: Create Rules and Folders for Simple Email Management

Office Organization Success

Do you get a ton of emails each day? If this is you, then read on for some tips on organizing your Inbox so that you spend less time sifting through the junk and more time on the emails that need your attention now! Related article: 5 Top Tips for Managing Your Emails.

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5 Best Email Management Practices

Office Organization Success

With all the different rules and regulations governing list management, it’s getting harder and harder to not only get your emails delivered to the recipient’s inbox – think all those spam filters – but to actually get your recipient to open and read your email.

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Top Tips and Tools For Managing Emails

Office Organization Success

Earlier this week a client email me asking, “Do you have 2 separate email accounts, one for business and one for personal. That’s what I have right now, but I am wondering if I should merge my email into one account, my business account. Filtering Unread Emails.

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Make Your Email List Better – By Making It Smaller

Small Business CEO

In the world of email marketing, prevailing wisdom is that bigger is better — at least when it comes to the size of your subscription list. The fact is email lists are living things. … Marketing Sales email list email newsletter mailing list

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Use Email to Stay Organized

Clutter Coach

He said that he uses his email program. For each project he opens a new email and starts typing in bullet points for all the tasks that need to be done that day. The emails are automatically saved as drafts and he can quickly cycle through them to see at a glance what's happening.

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Grab Your Email Broadcast Checklist Here

Office Organization Success

If you’ve ever received a duplicate email from an ezine publisher but the second email says something like, “ReSend” or “Correct Link Enclosed” in the subject line, you know they’ve sent their email out without first checking it! Read today’s article for my five tips on how you can avoid resending emails in your business, and especially take note of point five. My trip to Denver was fabulous!

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