How to Make Sure Your E-mails are Read

Given the flood of e-mail that people are receiving these days, a problematic practice has developed—skimming. With a full 70% of readers skimming their e-mails to get the facts, it is very important that you make sure the main points are easily identifiable in all your outgoing e-mail. Here are a few helpful hints to help enhance the impact of your e-correspondence: • Keep messages short. As with any letter writing, it is important to be very concise. The fewer words in the e-mail, the more likely it will be thoroughly read.

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