9 tips for writing effective business emails
| Vaidehi Bhashyam Mehta | — @mehta_vaidehi
In the course of your career, you will have written, read and replied scores of emails. So, it is essential that we understand the fundamentals of business email writing.
We write business emails to:
- ask for information
- share information
- exchange views and opinions
- fix meetings
Every email is different from the next in many ways, but here are some common points to bear in mind when you are writing one:
1. Start with a good subject line
As I mentioned in an earlier blog, if you want your email or message to be read, your subject line should draw the reader’s attention.
Pitch Meeting - (name of client) - 10 a.m., (date) makes better sense than Meeting or Pitch.
2. Keep it simple
You want the recipient of your email to understand your message, and understand it fast. You don’t want to confuse the reader, so keep your writing simple...
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