Many onliners do not realize the very important issues they need to consider before sending attachments via email. All too often folks just attach way without understanding how their actions may effect those on the other side.
E-mail may be virtually instantaneous, but people are not. You know, there is this entire other off-line world filled with responsibilities and activities that take folks away from their monitors every once and awhile!
All too often otherwise nice folks come off as terse or plain old rude when it comes to their email habits. They don’t intentionally set out to be viewed as rude, well I guess some do, but for the most part I prefer to believe the majority do not.
Politeness is defined as “behavior that is respectful and considerate of other people.” That’s pretty much email etiquette in a nutshell. “Respectful and considerate for other people” applies to everything….