Emails should always have a clear subject and title, never several subjects in one. Never send to several for action or they will each assume that the other person will deal with it. If just for info - say to each person why you are copying them in. The importance of a good Footer! Always include the original email to which you are replying.
- Here are some thoughts about making emails better…for the person receiving them.…There are just five basic things…that you should do when you send emails.…Number one is to make sure that the email…has a good, clear title…rather than important or yesterday's meeting.…The receiver and maybe also you the sender…might want to find it again in six month's time.…So give it a good title.…Number two, never put several subjects in one email.…
Start a new one each time…so that they can reply to each one separately…and you can have a different thread going for each one,…otherwise it gets too messy to keep track…of whether they've replied to all of the subjects…in your email.…Number three is never give actions to several people…or nothing will get done.…They'll all think the other person is gonna do it.…Request for actions should go to individual people.…If you're emailing several people,…then spell out who needs to do what.…Dave, please can you book the room?…Jeff, can you sort out the catering, please?…Number four is about copying people in just for information.…
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- Writing effective email
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