Do you know what a Return Email receipt is? Many folks don’t even know about this functionality that lies within their email programs. A return receipt creates a return email that lets you know you when and if the recipient has received your message. Some email programs offer Delivery and Read receipts. One means the […]
A site visitor asks… Hey, Judith: Thanks for the great site! Wanted to run something by you. Business Email etiquette is pretty broad. What do you think of email etiquette in the workplace being that now-a-days the workplace can be anywhere. More and more companies allow folks to work at home on their own equipment […]
The answer is a resounding “NO”! There are certain habits and skills one must acquire to succeed in business. If business success were so easy; everyone would be a tycoon, right? We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit. ~ Will Durant Business success is directly determined by […]
Happy New Year! New attitude? New habits? The last year brought many changes, unfortunately, when it comes to proper technology use, many still do not take their business e-mail habits and activities as seriously as they should.
Many believe that e-mail is instantaneous. Depending on the current network status many times e-mail is pretty darned quick. But there will be times, due to network traffic or geographic issues that will cause e-mail to take longer, sometimes several hours or more to get to the other side. Regardless of how speedy that e-mail […]
Do you know when it is appropriate to use the Cc: (Courtesy Copy) option when e-mailing business associates? Is there a difference between informing and tattling? You bet! Prioritize “Need to Know” E-mail overload and lost productivity can be avoided by minimizing e-mail volume for yourself and others. Only Cc: others when it is important […]