PEM 101(Part 3): Rules Guiding Writing and Responding to Professional Emails
Business is serious. That’s why professional emails have rules. These rules will help you avoid the common blunders of email communication.
However, these rules are not set in stone. Take them as guiding principles for effective and professional email communication.
A. Pay Due Attention to Your Grammar and Spellings
Trust me; nothing makes an email uglier than bad grammar and wrong spellings.
It may take you more time to look up words on your PC dictionary, but that time is worth it for professional emails. You should also turn on your word checker.
No matter how good your email is, it lacks professionalism if it contains grammatical flaws or spelling errors. Continue reading
PEM 101 (Part 1) : Tips and Templates of Writing Professional Emails
Business is tough. Competition is on the increase. A little mistake can make you lose thousands of dollars.
As a business man, you cannot avoid writing and responding to emails. The way business- to-business letters or business emails are written is very unique. In business, you have an overriding goal – to make profit.
As a result, the heading, introduction, body, conclusion and signature of your business email have to be geared towards this objective.
We have discussed business email headings in a previous post under choose your email subject very carefully with other important aspects of business emails.
My objective here is to lay down the facts using ‘business email templates’. You can adapt these business email templates for your own use. All of these templates are real emails from some of the top organizations you know. Continue reading