Email – Do’s and Don’ts

January 26th, 2011 by Martin Smith Leave a reply »

Some simple tips for using emailSome tips to help you get the best out of emails and avoid some of the pitfalls


A simple list of Do’s and Don’ts that might come in handy when using email as a communication tool.

  • Do re-read your message before you send it.


  • Do use the phone or go and see people if at all possible.


  • Do get some training.


  • Do let people know if they send emails you do not need.


  • Don’t use email to cover your back.


  • Don’t send messages that are hard to understand.


  • Don’t send emails unless you know they are of value.


  • Don’t reply to an angry email – pick up the phone.


  • Don’t be abusive in an email.


  • Don’t cry wolf and mark an email urgent – when it isn’t.


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