According to research conducted by The Radicati Group, the number of emails sent and received per day in 2015 reached a total over 205 billion, with an average of 131 business emails leaving and arriving to users’ accounts every day in 2016 so far.
That’s a lot of emails.
So, how can you ensure your messages are cutting through that noise? And what would be the proper email etiquette for a world in which our inboxes are never empty?
A few weeks ago, we told you our secrets to help you master your Gmail. This time, we decided to tackle the two questions above and compiled our best email writing tips – from subject line to follow up.
Check out the infographic below and learn how to get your point across by writing an effective email that won’t be ignored:
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Garner, B. (2013) Write e-mails that people won’t ignore. hbr.org
Grammarly (2016). Your writing, at its best. grammarly.com
HubSpot (2015). The ultimate guide on how to write a follow up email. hubspot.com
Milway, K. (2013) The art of irresistible email. hbr.org
Mind Tools editorial team. (2015) Writing effective emails. mindtools.com
Navarro, G. (2016) How to write an outreach email. neomam.com
Silverman, D. (2009) 4 tips for writing better email. hbr.org
Silberman, L. (2010) 25 Tips for perfecting your email etiquette. inc.com
Yesware (2016). Prescriptive tools that help sales teams sell smarter. yesware.com
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