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Business Email Salutations to a Group [Updated 2017]

by Mary Cullen on Thu, Jan 19, 2017

I wrote about correct salutations for business letters and business email, prompting a few clients to ask about which salutations work well for a business email to a group.

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Topics: Business Email Writing

Professional Mobile Signature For Business Email [Examples]

by Mary Cullen on Fri, Nov 18, 2016

One of the major benefits of my executive business writing coaching work is hearing first hand what bothers executives about business email, mobile communication, and all business writing issues.

I learned something recently while working with a very smart, very mobile, technology executive. 

"It drives me crazy when people don't include their full contact information in their mobile signatures. If I receive an email on my mobile phone and need to call the sender, I often have to waste ten minutes digging somewhere for their phone number. I don't care what kind of device they sent the message from. I just want the information I need to quickly contact them."

Good point!

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Topics: Business Email Writing

Reader Response? How a Business Writing Course Can Improve B2B Emails

by Tom DuPuis on Fri, Nov 14, 2014

No Worries: Yours is Just One of 100 Billion

That message you sent to a new prospect was one of 100 billion business emails that make up daily email traffic.

Stop. Read the first sentence again. Note two key words: “business” and “daily.” The 100 billion statistic includes only business-related emails; Nancy asking Gran for her meatloaf recipe isn’t included. And that’s 100 billion per day – not per month, quarter or year.

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Topics: Business Email Writing, Business Writing Training

Business Email Writing: Conclusions that Work

by Mary Cullen on Thu, Dec 20, 2012

I'd like to conclude this year with information about the importance of specific conclusions in your business email writing.

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Topics: Business Email Writing

Email Training vs. E-mail Training

by Mary Cullen on Mon, Sep 24, 2012

Style guides do not even agree on the proper spelling of email training. This illustrates the challenges of shaping the various and evolving email practice standards that should be covered in email training. (Or, is it e-mail training?)

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Topics: Business Email Writing

Headlines: Business Writing Style and Business Email

by Mary Cullen on Fri, Sep 14, 2012

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Topics: Business Email Writing, Business Writing Style

Qualify Inbox Messages to Manage Business Email

by Mary Cullen on Tue, Sep 4, 2012

Note: this article is part of a series about current issues to consider when writing business email. Subscribe to this blog to receive the full series.

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Topics: Business Email Writing

What Not to Include in Your Business Email Signature

by Mary Cullen on Wed, Aug 29, 2012

Note: this article is part of a series about current issues to consider when writing business email. Subscribe to this blog to receive the full series.

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Topics: Business Email Writing

Business Email Signatures That Increase Sales

by Mary Cullen on Mon, Aug 20, 2012

Note: this is first in a series of articles about current issues to consider when writing business email. Subscribe to this blog to receive the full series.

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Topics: Business Email Writing

Business Email Writing Most Important Productivity Tip

by Mary Cullen on Mon, Jun 25, 2012

Business email writing can take over your day. While we may feel we are being productive, too often, we are simply reacting to the email deluge. Instead of working strategically on productive work, managing our business email drives our day. 

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Topics: Business Writing Skills, Business Email Writing