Bachel, Beverly
September 2008
Career World;Sep2008, Vol. 37 Issue 1, Special section p16
The article offers tips for creating an effective electronic mail message. First, put the bottom line in the subject line. A descriptive subject line tells a busy recipient exactly what the message is about. Lead with the most important information. Think like a reporter and include the most vital information in the first paragraph. Choose the content carefully and pay attention to the tone. Also, treat e-mail like an English paper. Proofread by using a spell-checker and rereading all the messages before sending it.


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