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Email Etiquette

Hillary Clinton DNC Email Scandal: Lessons Learned

Mike Song | Posted 07.25.2016 | Politics
Mike Song

Are you scratching your head and asking, "How could the DNC be so foolish with their email content?" Simple! The answer is that most organizations fail to effectively train their people what NOT TO SEND! Step One: Watch my CNN video below in which I scare T.J. Holmes, "half to death!"

How to Ask for an Email Introduction

Mimi Zheng | Posted 05.12.2016 | Business
Mimi Zheng

Imagine this scenario, you are in the process of looking for a new job and have several companies in mind. While searching on Linkedin, you come across Jerry at SpaceX who is a 2nd-degree connection to one of your professional contacts.

Email Etiquette -- Time to Review Yours?

Linda Coles | Posted 05.02.2016 | Technology
Linda Coles

If like most folks you have been using it for some time, you've probably never thought about changing anything you do, it's just email, right? Wrong.

Stop Saying 'Nice To E-Meet You'

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 03.17.2016 | Technology

I hate to criticize, but if you use the phrase "nice to e-meet you" in an email to me, I will trash your message, slip on a five-pound boot and punt m...

How to Write Email Subject Lines Like a Pro

Kasey Luck | Posted 03.16.2017 | Business
Kasey Luck

There are a few people whose emails I always open, even if I know they're trying to sell me something and I don't want to buy. They've refined the skill of subject line writing to a level that each of their emails is a shiny, tempting candy that I can't help but unwrap.

What Does Hillary's Email Firestorm Mean to You?

Mike Song | Posted 11.11.2016 | Business
Mike Song

As Hillary Clinton, CIA leaders, Sony executives and countless other professionals have recently learned, a single email can damage your career aspirations, reputation, marriage or company's stock price.

Are Your Emails Killing or Boosting Your Reputation?

Shivani Bhagi | Posted 01.25.2017 | Business
Shivani Bhagi

Your email interactions say more about you than you may realize, and it's worth understanding the impact of your written communications, seeing as how you're perceived based on these communications can either kill or boost your reputation.

How to Deal With a Frustrating Email

Andrew Merle | Posted 10.13.2016 | Healthy Living
Andrew Merle

We have all been there before. An email comes in that makes your blood boil. Someone got their facts wrong, or accused you of something you didn't do, or asked a question that just rubbed you the wrong way. Whatever it was about, the email had you fuming.

On The Count Of Three, Let's All Stop Comparing Our Unread Email Count

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.18.2015 | Arts

"I have at least 300 unread emails in my inbox right now," an acquaintance of mine bemoaned over a glass of wine last week. I shuddered, imagining how...

Alternative Ways to Sign Off On An Email

Greg Mania | Posted 07.30.2016 | Comedy
Greg Mania

It's unequivocally clear emails have evolved into their own form of communication. With this form comes a new standard of digital etiquette; it may seem like a minor element in an email, but a sign off conveys a lot about you to your recipient.

We're Sorry to See You Go

Elli Thompson Purtell | Posted 06.18.2016 | Business
Elli Thompson Purtell

I'm a big fan of the Irish goodbye. You know, where you slip out the back door before anyone knows you're gone? It's easy, efficient, painless and saves you from long goodbyes and agonizing "don't go's."

The Stupid Emails You Need To Stop Writing

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 06.16.2016 | Business
Sajeel Qureshi

Most people maintain their inbox a lot better than they maintain their personal or family lives. Unfortunately, our inboxes have been polluted by horrible messages and unnecessary communication. Do you find yourself writing these six types of emails?

4 Stupid Mistakes That Get Your Emails Deleted

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 05.05.2016 | Small Business
Sajeel Qureshi

Chances are you've read bad unsolicited emails and probably sent a few yourself. Don't you get frustrated when people don't respond to you? If you're ready to stop ticking recipients off then stop doing these four stupid things when you send them emails.

Send Better Emails Using These 7 Data-Backed Tips [Infographic]

Jonathan Long | Posted 05.12.2015 | Small Business
Jonathan Long

One of the most effective forms of online marketing, email marketing, is constantly evolving. As a small business owner you need to stay current with the trends in order to fully maximize the effect of your email campaigns.

Email Like a Cat

Peter Schwartz | Posted 05.02.2015 | Small Business
Peter Schwartz

In face-to-face conversations, both non-verbal and verbal communication are often about positioning yourself in relation to others, so that you can achieve your goals and reinforce your sense of yourself. Oddly, power dynamics play out differently via email.

A Toolbox for Managing Email Overwhelm at Work

David Brendel | Posted 04.26.2015 | Business
David Brendel

The problem presented by too many emails and too little time to reply is not new. But much of the advice about how to manage this challenge is unrealistic. Here are three strategy considerations for those of us who continue to receive far too many emails.

How to Email Celebrities and CEOs

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 04.19.2015 | Small Business
Sajeel Qureshi

Cold Emails are a part of email culture. We send them. We receive them. They aren't going anywhere.

10 Funny Jobs You Need to Fill

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 03.23.2015 | Business
Sajeel Qureshi

Jobs. We all need them. Are you interested in creating jobs? I am too! Not in the traditional way, but in the literal one. Below are some jobs we need to create to make the world a better place at home and in the office.

5 Business Email Etiquette Faux Pas

Diane Gottsman | Posted 03.14.2015 | Business
Diane Gottsman

It would be nice if we all received an immediate reply, but the reality is our message is probably one of several that have not been opened. The person may be out of the office, in a meeting or simply prioritizing their responses.

Mark Gongloff

Perhaps The Most Shocking Sony Hack Revelation

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Gongloff | Posted 12.18.2014 | Business

One of the most shocking revelations to come out of the Sony hack is that people are still saying stupid things in email. For the zillionth time: Y...

The Characters You Follow On Twitter

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 01.25.2015 | Small Business
Sajeel Qureshi

Twitter lies. There are definitely more than 140 characters allowed in the Twittersphere. Here are some of the many idiots and characters that you follow on Twitter.

How to Get What You Want in Academe

Gary A. Olson | Posted 01.16.2015 | College
Gary A. Olson

Professors may be among the most highly educated members of society, but when it comes to negotiating our daily professional relationships, we sometimes seem to check our intelligence at the door.

How to Triage Your Email

Derek Lampert | Posted 12.28.2014 | Business
Derek Lampert

Why do we allow our inbox to be the organization system for everyone else's to-do list? How can we give our immediate attention to something based purely on the order in which it arrived?

15 Tricks to Appear Smart in Email

Sarah Cooper | Posted 12.28.2014 | Comedy
Sarah Cooper

Your email writing, sending and ignoring skills are just as important as your nodding skills, and even more important than your copying and pasting skills. Here are 15 email tricks that will make you appear smart, passionate, dedicated and most of all, smart.

Major Bank Asks Traders To Be Polite, They Promptly Quit

The Huffington Post | Ben Walsh | Posted 10.13.2014 | Business

Deutsche Bank is losing some of its best-performing traders, the Financial Times reports. The bank says it's no longer keen on rewarding people to rig...