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9 Tactics to Ensure Your Emails Get Results

SpeakerSue Says...

Email is the default communication in most offices today. Yet, poorly written emails • waste time. • Be polite. Be concise. ” 8.

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What is your email style? Take this quick quiz…

SpeakerSue Says...

The out-of-office reply you receive says: “Thank you for your email. Want more “Email Wall of Shame” examples?

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Email Etiquette meets I Love Lucy: Part 2

SpeakerSue Says...

Then, I start responding to my key emails and by the time I’ve finished writing one or two emails, my box is full again.

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3 Important Tips from Psychology to Write Better Emails

SpeakerSue Says...

That means: Subject line is reader relevant, truthful and a to-the-point summary of the content of that specific email. Appearances count.

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11 Tips: When Technology Comes to Work

Matt Eventoff

Emails are rarely seen as being too soft. You send a well thought out, well constructed email to a colleague. 11 Attention!

What Your Email Says About You…

SpeakerSue Says...

In my opinion, it’s the same with email. It amazes me how people within an organization treat each other in their emails. Email Etiquette & Productivity Communication Skills email etiquette how to say it to sell it SpeakerSue It doesn’t make great sense and absolutely no business sense.

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Answer W5 before writing your next email

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

An excerpt on email writing from Harness the Business Writing Process and from Harness the Email Writing Process. I know those who primarily write short messages sometimes feel that following the writing process will add significantly to the time they spend writing email messages. W5 preparation, research and organization.

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Diamonds (Emails, Facebook and MySpace) Are Forever

Matt Eventoff

Today it is emails, Facebook pages, MySpace pages, Flickr pages, and the list goes on and on. Emails Last Forever. Granted, this email exchange is a bit unusual. does not get meeting for said client, receives countless harsh emails, and apologizes 6 different times. This goes on for 19 emails. Result - E.A.

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Answer W5 before you write your next email

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

An excerpt on email writing from Harness the Business Writing Process and from Harness the Email Writing Process : I know those who primarily write short messages sometimes feel that following the writing process will add significantly to the time they spend writing email messages. W5 preparation, research and organization.

Vocal Impact Tip: How to make them choose you over email

Kate's Voice

Check this out: 82% of people are likely to do something unrelated while on a conference call such as email or even chasing their dog down the street.

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THE 3 most embarrassing business emails/texts: Can you beat it?

SpeakerSue Says...

In my selling skills programs, I almost always spend at least a few minutes with the group talking about what email etiquette is today. One thing groups always ask is how to deal with humiliation like when you send an email/text to the wrong person. Then I sent the email to the new client. Can you figure this out for me?”

Email Marketing - 8 Common Mistakes

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Email marketing is low in cost. The reality, though, is that many email campaigns fail. Most businesses need more than just email.

Cultural Email Differences – Do they exist? 4 Considerations….

SpeakerSue Says...

One thing that did not come up was cultural email differences. It takes just a few seconds and not only shows courtesy and manners but sets the best tone for the email. It doesn’t matter if your 20 or 70 or if your recipient is, begin at least your first email of the day to that person with a greeting. Courtesy.

How to Persuade Your Boss to Say Yes – in Email

SpeakerSue Says...

“We’d like to improve the way we sound in email,” said the client. If we can persuade each other to do what we need done, and if we can’t be civil and if we can’t do it without playing email ping pong all day – what a waste of time! Know why you’re bothering to email. This email.

Compress your PowerPoint (and other) files for easy emailing and handling

PowerPoint Tips

Typically these files don’t reduce much with traditional compression, but our software can often reduce them enough to easily send by email.

The Persuasive Email: 3 Quick Tips

SpeakerSue Says...

If you could change one thing about the way other people write emails, what would it be? don’t make me guess which email you’re responding to. The key to being persuasive in email is to respect the other person. When checking your email, see which words can be cut. answer all my questions. 3 quick tips.

Sell more at a better rate: Do this NOW in your next email!

SpeakerSue Says...

Can you figure out why this is a loser’s email and what must be done to sell better? She emails the salesperson with a few questions. How can you make this easy for your prospect or is it that you want to write another email and then go back and forth with this issue and customer?). Do not begin this way! Each with a cost?

4 must know tips to get your emails read

SpeakerSue Says...

So the word on the street is that no one reads email anymore. Here is what he should have said: No one reads irrelevant, inauthentic emails anymore. Or, he could have said that no one reads long, rambling emails. Had he said that no one reads emails that show little respect for the recipient he would have been perfectly spot on.

Words and phrases to never use in email. Ever.

SpeakerSue Says...

Don’t use the phrase, “Hope this helps” in an email. On the other hand, if you want a laugh (and you don’t mind a bit of obscene language), read ScaryDuck’s post: A bit of email etiquette. Finally, one of my favorites is ending an email with “What do you think?” No problem?

Online Communication – Email is Not Dead

Matt Eventoff

Email’s impending death has been written about ad nauseum, and never seems to come. Email has been, and in my opinion will continue to be, the dominant online communication medium of choice. Here is Elie’s post: Email is not dead – be careful the Silicon Valley koolaid that you drink by Elie Seidman on October 12, 2009.

How Email Can Diffuse Difficult Situations

SpeakerSue Says...

and you receive this email from a colleague: I tried phoning you but your voice message says that you’re in Las Vegas at a conference. And, because I believe that what you want is to maintain a positive working relationship – to motivate and engage them – use your email to help the writer feel safe and smart. So what?

Beware the Stale Mailing List

Speaker Launcher

Most Recent Post Speaker Marketing cleaning your email list email list email marketing email marketing strategy

7 things you didn’t know email could do for you

SpeakerSue Says...

It’s true that an email – even a great email – can’t convey the tone and depth of passion for the other person’s success. But well-crafted email sales messages can: 1. So how do you get your emails to do all that for you? “They just won’t do it,” he said. Tell them.

Executive Communication Skills: Tech Habits

Matt Eventoff

Asking people not to take notes digitally is a stretch, but asking them not to check email while meeting is not. #6 Important phone calls come in, and there are critical emails we all get. Again, if you are awaiting a critical or time sensitive email, let people know. 8 Email Does Not Emote! The response is “fine.”

Email Responding

The Communication Blog

discusses the often encountered problem of sending someone an email and not receiving a response. At least an acknowledgement that the email was received. And you don’t want to ask for a receipt which is generally considered inappropriate for personal email. The email is one of too many, a case of information overload.

Why your last email may destroy your career

SpeakerSue Says...

But when she emails, she is nothing short of rude. Her emails sound like she is barking out orders: Tell this person this and Do this and Remember this. ” So you can see why I’m pretty gun shy about talking with this person who lives in another state and whose emails drive me nuts. and had had enough.

How to Write the Best Subject Line Ever

SpeakerSue Says...

Start by reading How to Write a Killer Headline and Make Your Post Shine because just as a blog post needs to catch attention, so does an email.

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Sell a Sense of Place for More Sales

SpeakerSue Says...

It’s not unprofessional for an email to begin with: G’day Mate! Three hours later, I called to wish him a “G’day mate!”

Tech Habits Can Crush Careers: 10 Steps to Take Today

Matt Eventoff

Asking people not to take notes digitally is a stretch, but asking them not to check email while meeting is not. #6 Important phone calls come in, and there are critical emails we all get. Again, if you are awaiting a critical or time sensitive email, let people know. 8 Email Does Not Emote! The response is “fine.”

An email template to lose customers: Don’t do these things!

SpeakerSue Says...

Dear Exhibiting Professional: Everyday exciting and important information is being communicated via email. We are seeking your permission for the privilege to serve you efficiently and electronically via email. How many mistakes can you find in this sales message? Post your answers and check back Thursday for my answers.

Do you open your email the right way?

SpeakerSue Says...

Here is a quick tip: It takes about a second to start an email with a greeting. If you and I have had emails flying between us, after the second or third email you can drop the greeting though the first time you drop it, use the recipient’s name in the first sentence-ish: Thanks, Sue, for that great information. Get it?!).

Are you Scaring Your Prospects at Trade Shows and in Email?

SpeakerSue Says...

When you ask questions in an email that require your prospect to provide a thoughtful response, you scare them away. “How are you today?

How to conduct an international media interview via email: TJ.

TJ Walker Interactive

News analyzed from a communication perspective. An opinion leader, is born or made? TJ: Opinion leaders are made. Shop to make Breast Milk Ice Cream?-

Personalize Your Proposal … or Die!

SpeakerSue Says...

Personalize every email and every proposal. Okay… so the heading may be a bit extreme. Or, maybe not. Pop quiz! Answer: A million things!

How NOT to write an “I’ll get back to you” email

SpeakerSue Says...

But without proper training, here is how the first email looked: (6 hours, plus a night, after original email!). This is exactly how not to write an “I’ll get back to you” email. The sales person could have saved herself an email if she had done that. The question is, who is she getting the points from?

How to write an email sells for you

SpeakerSue Says...

Email is likely to be your primary way of connecting with prospects and customers. (I’m If you’re going to use email to build business, here are 5 must-follow tips: 1. Write an email that quickly describes the authentic outcomes your customer’s can expect. Email Etiquette & Productivity Selling Skills

Emotionally intelligent Email

SpeakerSue Says...

How many emails do you receive that get you wondering, “What’s wrong with her today?” Emails that are too long. Really?

How Constant Contact Walks the Content Marketing Walk

Content Marketing Today

I have been a fan and a user of their email marketing and research products for many years. We've long been impressed with Constant Contact.

Emotionally intelligent Email

SpeakerSue Says...

How many emails do you receive that get you wondering, “What’s wrong with her today?” ” And how often do the recipients of your emails think that about your messaging? Receiving thoughtless emails can ruin the day and they happen more than we think. Emails that are too long. 3.Show respect. Really?

Dump the Mystery Shop to Build More Sales

SpeakerSue Says...

Me: “Are you shopping your people?” ” Him: “Yes, of course. Shop scores are good but conversion isn’t.” Really.

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