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9 Simple Ways To Get People To Respond To Your Emails

9 Simple Ways To Get People To Respond To Your Emails | Thinking, Learning, and Laughing | Scoop.it

We get an average of 120 emails every day. Here's how to make your messages stand out and actually get a response.


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wish it did not advocate a 3rd grade reading level for writing, but otherwise, excellent tips here.
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Daniel Watson's curator insight, April 6, 7:09 PM

 

One of the biggest challenges in business, is to get the recipients of your emails, to respond to your requests and at the same time respond in a timely manner. Given the volume of email most people in the business world receive every day, it is not surprising that people are selective about what they respond to, and how quickly they will respond to the emails that they determine that require them to respond. It is possible to improve both the response rate and the timeliness of the responses you receive and this article suggests 9 ways you can improve your email response rates (the first tip is one you should always use).

9Point10 's curator insight, April 7, 8:07 AM

Email marketing may be efficient but you need it to also be effective.  Apply these tips and you'll improve the level of engagement from your list of recipients.

Adele Taylor's curator insight, April 7, 8:08 PM
I think added to these tips it is important to think about the person you are writing the email to and adjusting to suit their communication style.
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Answering Work Emails at Night Makes You a Worse Employee in the Morning

Answering Work Emails at Night Makes You a Worse Employee in the Morning | Thinking, Learning, and Laughing | Scoop.it

We know that looking at smartphones or laptops before bed can disrupt sleep, but did you know that it can also leave you unable to focus the next day?


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Raymond Tomlinson dies at 74; inventor of modern email

Raymond Tomlinson dies at 74; inventor of modern email | Thinking, Learning, and Laughing | Scoop.it

Raymond Tomlinson, the inventor of modern email and a technological leader, has died. Tomlinson died Saturday, the Raytheon Co. said. He was 74. Email existed in a limited capacity before Tomlinson in that electronic messages could be shared amid multiple people within a limited framework. But...

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