Email Etiquette Tips and Advice

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Sending anonymous emails reflects a lack of integrity.

No Name; Email Address Only?

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Email Etiquette includes displaying your name in the From field settings of your email program. You do not want to make recipients wonder who the email is from based on…
Advise your expectations for email replies.

Advise Your Expectations for a Reply

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If a Sender expects a reply to an email, should it be stated in the email? “Please Respond…..” or “I expect a response…” really isn’t necessary. Responses are expected and customary. That is unless the Recipient is intentionally ignoring the Sender.

Are You Offended When Mistake is Pointed Out?

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Why is it when folks do things wrong online and someone tries to inform them they get all offended? I sure hope you are not mad at me or will call me rude simply because I do not agree with how you handled the situation.

Time to Talk about Holiday E-mail Attachments

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This time of year gets crazy with attachments! Hosts sending large PDF invitations (or family update letters) to their guests and excited families sharing their holiday photo activities as they…

Dear Return Receipt Abuser

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Dear RRA: I am writing this open letter so that maybe, just maybe, the discussions and requests we have had thus far may be taken more seriously. The RR or…

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