Questions to Ask before Sending a Business Email

These are some general tips for writing business emails. You can go through them like a checklist before hitting the send button on your keyboard. If you are unable to satisfactorily answer the questions,...

How to Request for the Payment of an Overdue Invoice via Email

In business transactions, it is not uncommon to have clients make use of your credit lines. No matter the checks and balances in place, some of these clients may default in the payment of...

How to Offer Discounts on Overdue Invoices to a Strapped Loyal Client via Email

While conducting business with clients that have credit lines with your company, there are times that invoices will be overdue for various reasons. Although some reasons may not be tenable, there...

How to Ask Your Boss for a Raise via Email

Everyone needs a raise, it helps boost our morale when our work is being noticed and appreciated. However, if the raise does not come when expected, one may begin to wonder why the delay...

How to Respond to a Letter of Demotion via Email

We view ourselves as valuable to people and an organization based on the worth of what we contribute or the responsibilities we carry. This is why it is often a huge blow on our self-esteem when we feel stripped of our responsibilities through demotion.

How to Communicate That an Email has an Attachment(s)

What we write and how we go about communicating it is determined by who we are relating with. This is why when an email is sent and a file is attached to...

How to Effectively Retract An Email Sent to a Wrong Email Address

With an email account like Gmail, retracting an email sent to a wrong person could be as easy as clicking "unsend" within 5, 10, 20 or 30 seconds of hitting send, depending on your previous...

How to Professionally Reply a Rude Email from a Student’s Parent

You may have to choose your words carefully in responding to this situation. As a teacher, relating with students’ parents who complain incessantly could be tiresome. It is one thing to manage such complaints; it...

How to Acknowledge a Job Offer via Email

Writing an acknowledgment email for your new job offer is an opportunity to make your employer realize you are a good choice for the job. Your acknowledgment email should carry your excitement and anticipation...
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How to Respond to an Angry Boss through Email

  While you cannot dictate how people will relate with you and their attitudes, you can determine your response to them. One of the things that drain satisfaction out of a job is dealing with an...

How to Respond to Email Complaints About Poor Customer Service

Building and maintaining a functional relationship with customers as well as ensuring that their ever-evolving needs and expectations are met should be the focus of every business organization. When a customer gives feedback, either...

Automatic Reply Email Examples for Business

You might be one of those wondering how automatic reply emails work without getting your customers feeling bad. I’ve been in your shoes but I sailed through by setting out on a tour of...

Sample RSVP E-mail Responses for Accepting or Declining Invitations

When you receive an invitational e-mail, it is good e-mail etiquette to promptly respond. Our sample RSVP e-mail responses will help you respond well. R.S.V.P. is a French expression ("répondez, s'il vous plaît") which is interpreted...

Five Customer Service Email Examples for Replying Angry Customers

Many times in business, you would have to deal with an angry or dissatisfied customer. This is normal and expected. The way you handle the situation at the customer service level will greatly determine whether...

Professional E-mail Requests: Examples for Commercial Activities

When I became the International Relationship Manager for Marygold, I didn’t anticipate the amount and diversity of emails that would be required. One of my most important discoveries is the value of having email examples...

Professional E-mail Requests: Examples for Consultants and Researchers

Making a professional request via e-mail is a great asset. When you are able to do this correctly, there is a greater possibility that your request will be granted.  If for any reason your request...

7 Wrong Ways to Start Your Emails in Business

Let’s take a cue from recipes. We all like different food dishes but I bet you that if your kind of food is well prepared, it all depends on the process embarked upon by your...

Seven (7) Ways to Write Professional Email Subject Lines – With Samples

Email subject lines are strong propellers of messages that get results. They must be written with the content of the email in mind and in a way that will drive recipients to read the...

How to Reply an Email to Confirm Appointment

As a professional, entrepreneur, freelancer or manager, you probably receive emails requesting that you confirm your interest or availability for a meeting, event or activity regularly. This is done to avoid the frustration of...

How to Reply an Email Professionally

Today, many people receive tens or even hundreds of emails daily. The important emails you receive will require that you reply as soon as possible. In business and many organizations, the quality of your email...