Business Email Writing

'I hope this email finds you well:' Emailing During the Pandemic

I’ve received a slew of sales emails and even some individual emails lately that open with a generic, surface-level greeting. Far too many emails ...

Business Email Writing: Conclusions That Work

Your conclusions are your best opportunity to elicit a specific business objective. Yet, we often lapse into standard closings instead of crafting a ...

Professional Mobile Signature For Business Email

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

How to Write a Business Email (Updated for 2020)

Business emails are a pillar of modern communication. On any given day, the average office worker receives over 80 emails. That’s a lot of ...

Business Email Salutations to a Group [Updated 2020]

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

7 Subject Lines for Thank You Notes (After Interviews or Meetings)

Writing a compelling subject line for a thank you email after an interview is an opportunity for you to shine, if it’s well written. It is is your ...

Should You Put A Question in the Subject Line of an Email?

We recently received this comment from a course participant: “I have noticed a new trend of people using only the subject line to communicate a ...

An Increasing Problem: Replying to Old Emails for a New Topic

How many times have you received an email with an old subject line that is unrelated to the actual content of the email? The prevalence of searching ...

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

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 ...

What Not to Include in Your Business Email Signature

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 ...

Thank You After Interview Email

  This article will help you write a thank you after interview email that helps you get the job. After a lengthy search process, two candidates ...

Business Email: Is a Conversation Better?

This month’s newsletter explained a very effective, but often overlooked, technique to disentangle yourself from convoluted, unfocused, irate or too ...

Writing Business Email Conclusions

"I am the world's worst salesman. Therefore, I must make it easy for people to buy." - F.W. Woolworth In continuation of last month's issue ...

Correcting an Incorrect Business Email

What is the best way to correct an error in an email sent to multiple recipients, if you are listed in the cc: line of that email, along with other ...