Email Etiquette Tips and Advice

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Email Etiquette @ Net Manners Dot Com

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.”
Email Etiquette @ Net Manners Dot Com

Do You E-mail and Surf on Company Time?

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Do you forward jokes to coworkers on company time? Surf the Web for non-job related info or a recipe for tonight’s dinner? Do you email friends and family members from…
Protecting your contact's email privacy is worth making the effort to learn where the BCc: field is located in your email program of choice.

Where’s the BCc:?

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A Teachable Moment… I received an email this morning where I was being scolded. First, they noticed how I am always “harping” about using BCc: to shield your contact’s email…
Email Etiquette @ Net Manners Dot Com

The Best Way to Say “Stop Forwarding!”

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In my experience, folks are always more open to new information or suggestions that they are doing something incorrectly when it is done with courtesy and good intentions. So, don’t hide behind your screen, assist others to learn what they do not yet know by being a kind voice amongst all the noise that they can count on to help them!

With Email, First Impressions Happen!

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First impressions happen and you can control what they will be. By understanding the nuances of proper technology use and making the minuscule effort required to reflect knowledge, courtesy and understanding.

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