Add yourself to your own
Contact Database with all your correct details
Add a signature to all your
emails that includes all your details
Ensure your contacts names are
correctly spelt, as their names will appear when email addressed to them.
Nobody likes their names to be wrong, it is a sign of disrespect.
Use To: address field for
people you expect a response from
Use CC: address field (Carbon
Copy) for people you wish to inform, but do not expect a response from
Use BCC: address field when you
do not a person email address to be shared with others. This is important for
marketing emails where you should not give customer information to others
without their permission
Always have a Subject. If you
don’t, people won’t know why to open your email, and many email system discard
emails without subjects, as they may be considered as spam (bulk emails)
Emails are ideal for sharing
legal and business information and records. Emails are kept and can be referred
to in future correspondence.
In short, you can send emails to anyone whose email address you know. They can decide whether to open it and what to do with it. They can ignore it, delete it reply to it.
How well you use email will determine the nature of responses you get. Be courteous, professional and dignified in your communication. Your emails can be blocked, automatically deleted, flagged as spam if you do not use email effectively.
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