Email Etiquette Tips and Advice

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Every Day Texting Etiquette

Texting Etiquette Tips

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Many of the concepts that apply to email apply to Instant Messaging (Desktop, Laptop, PDA, Blackberry, Pocket PC) and visa-versa. The key is courtesy and clarity in your communications. You need to use Instant Messaging (IM) or Text Messaging properly with consideration for the person on the other side.
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My E-mail is Not Working!

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Unfortunately, “not working” doesn’t’ give me or your provider much to go on to figure out what is going on.
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Stop Forwarding Me Emails!

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The topic of unwanted forwarded emails is one which I get contacted about almost daily. “Please advise a nice way of asking them to stop forwarding me all those [jokes, political commentary, feel good] emails.”
Always use a subject field to not be spammy.

Do You Send Emails with Blank Subject Fields?

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For the most part, I don’t open emails where the Subject: field is blank unless I immediately recognize the Sender. Most non-subjected emails are spam. Not having a Subject: therefore makes you look spammy and generally will have your email end up in my Junk or Trash folder when it is misidentified as spam.
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Sad Commentary: Lack of Courtesy and Civility Online

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The fact you are reading my Blog shows you care about E-mail Etiquette and Netiquette and have an interest in “communicating with knowledge, understanding and courtesy.” That’s my tagline —…

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