Email Etiquette Tips and Advice

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Are You Tardy With Your Personal Email Responses?

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Are you tardy in your responses to incoming personal email? Do you respond to some right away and others later — if at all? If you answered yes to that last question, then you’ve confirmed what those on the other side assume. Some folks have your attention and priority more than others.
Email Etiquette @ Net Manners Dot Com

Computer Files: Naming, Organizing and Emailing

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Part of being online is learning certain basics so that are not only informed and perceived as an individual who understands the technology in which you are participating but to also ensure those you communicate with have a pleasant and easy experience.
Email Etiquette @ Net Manners Dot Com

Friends Forwarding IMs & Text Messages

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Forwarding of any content without the original author/creator/emailer/IMer’s explicit permission is not proper, nor is it legal.
Email Etiquette @ Net Manners Dot Com

“That is Not What I Meant” Doesn’t Cut it!

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You are what you type; you are the words you choose to use. Know that what you type will be taken at it’s face value by the other side — that they will take you at your word(s).
How to handle obsessive email forwarders.

How Do I Ask Them to Stop Forwarding All Those Silly Emails?

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No matter how nice, how kind, how thoughtful they may be in asking someone to stop forwarding these “forward to everyone you know” emails, the forwarder will either have hurt feelings or get downright belligerent in the belief that they can do what they want.
Email Etiquette @ Net Manners Dot Com

If You Wouldn?t Say It To Their Face…

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Amazing how bold onliners are while safely hiding behind these screens! The lack of face-to-face contact makes them bolder than they normally would be allowing them to type in a manner in which they wouldn’t dare speak.

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