Write Effective Email Messages


  • Show readers that you value their time by writing effective Email messages.
  • Fill in the subject line with a concise subject to help readers sort through messages.
  • Put most important part of your message first so it will be seen on the screen.
  • For long messages with a lot of detail provide a summary at the beginning.
  • Keep paragraphs short.
  • Avoid writing in all CAPITAL letters or all lowercase letters.
  • Boldface and italics should be used sparingly.
  • Before forwarding an email check with the original sender.
  • Proofread for typos and obvious errors, they annoy readers.

About Taking Care of Business and Life

I'm Taking Care of Business and Life via my desktop. I've been a virtual assistant to a variety of businesses over 30 years. On this site I want to share my passion for photography, great business/leadership tips, and ideas for staying healthy and organized.
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