Join Judy Steiner-Williams for an in-depth discussion in this video Crafting subject lines, part of Writing Email.
…You open your email account and you have 55 new messages that arrived overnight.…Which ones do you read first?…The junk emails that got past your company's filter…are usually easy to spot, so you delete those immediately.…Next, if you're like most people, you look at the senders and the subject lines.…Consider the following points to help ensure that…your message is read based on its subject line.…First, include a specific, complete subject line.…If there is no subject line or it's vague,…such as policy or meeting or location, you may keep…scanning until you find a subject line that is specific…or sounds as though the information is important or relevant.…
Those vague, incomplete subject lines may result…in the message not getting read at all.…Look at these specific subject lines.…New Vacation Policy, from the VP.…Sales Meeting at 9 a.m.,…from your manager.…Or Change of Company Picnic Location, from HR.…Those would get your attention because you immediately recognize…that the message's content is something you need to know.…
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- Using email as a communication tool
- Understanding the right time and the right tone to strike
- Crafting strong subject lines and messages
- Respecting confidentiality
- Copying and bcc'ing
- Including attachments<br><br>
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