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Email Etiquette

No More Boring Out Of Office Replies!

Maile Keone | Posted 05.18.2013 | Travel
Maile Keone

"While you are sitting in a meeting, I'm sitting on the beach."

9 Rules of Email Etiquette

Dana Sachs | Posted 05.08.2013 | College
Dana Sachs

Emily Post said that "Manners are a sensitive awareness of the needs of others." Here are some tips that, with some concentrated effort, will help make your emails fit for Mrs. Post's inbox.

Just Call Someone Already

Dan Pallotta | Posted 04.06.2013 | Small Business
Dan Pallotta

The overuse of email as an alternative to a call creates emotional distance. In advertising, it is said that the medium is the message. In this case, the medium is email and the message is "I don't actually want to talk to you."

Bless the Subject Field

Kyle Jarrard | Posted 04.01.2013 | Technology
Kyle Jarrard

I believe the empty subject field is a product of either haste or laziness, or both.

Do You Suffer From Social Media Anxiety Disorder?

Julie Spira | Posted 03.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Julie Spira

At the end of the digital day, understand that we live in a busy world that operates 24/7. Sometimes you just need to take a deep breath and go to sleep. You might feel better about it in the morning.

10 Easy Ways To Get More Done

Inc. | Posted 03.10.2013 | Small Business

By Geoffrey James, visit Inc. The New York Times recently ran an article about how email can make people less productive. However, misuse of em...

The One Rule Of Electronic Communication

Carla Naumburg | Posted 03.05.2013 | TED Weekends
Carla Naumburg

Just as there are choices we can make to improve the nature and outcome of face-to-face communication, there are also things we can do to decrease the likelihood of problems over email, texting, and social networking.

Managing Your Inbox

Jennifer Langione | Posted 12.24.2012 | Business
Jennifer Langione

The average person is bombarded with 75 emails a day and urgent emails often get lost in the clutter. Fortunately, though, email management tactics are easy to implement. Three strategies you can adopt to start controlling your inbox

eWise: Socially Engaged, Email Address Woes

Posted 09.22.2013 | Technology

Have a question about electronic etiquette? Email ewise@huffingtonpost.com. I recently found out my niece got engaged — over Facebook. I tal...

Three Tips for Managing Conflict via Email -- Before You Even Begin to Manage the Conflict Itself

Joseph Bubman | Posted 12.04.2012 | Business
Joseph Bubman

As a globalized workforce increasingly turns to email to manage inevitable conflict, the impact of how we communicate by email is greater than ever.

14 Ways to Go Beyond the Email Blues

Mitch Ditkoff | Posted 12.02.2012 | Technology
Mitch Ditkoff

Before sending off yet another email, ask yourself if email is really the right platform to communicate your message. Maybe a phone call would be more suitable. Or a face-to-face meeting. Or skywriting.

6 Emails NEVER To Send

Make Use Of | Posted 11.16.2012 | Small Business

Story courtesy of Makeuseof.com By Ryan Dube Emails are tough. It is really hard to get across what you really want to say in an email, and half...

The Email You 'Write But Don't Send,' and Then Send Anyway

Lori Day | Posted 11.26.2012 | Comedy
Lori Day

Why oh why did I click 'Send'?

eWise: Sexting Surprises, Overly Gchatty

Posted 09.23.2013 | Technology

What's the polite way to sext someone? I'm afraid that if I just sent him a full-frontal shot without warning it might be, well, an unpleasant sur...

Communication, Communication, Communication!

Charlie Maffei | Posted 10.29.2012 | Gay Voices
Charlie Maffei

I have said it before, and I will say it again: Communication is the most important part of any relationship. And I mean communication right from the start!

Digital Invitations and Cards

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 10.20.2012 | Style
Lisa Mirza Grotts

Some of us might not be comfortable sending invitations online, but whether we like it or not, welcome to the new world, the digital world. Here are some common questions and answers that may offer solutions to some of your digital quandaries.

9 Email Fails Sure To Make Your Coworkers Hate You

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 08.09.2012 | Business

OK, so you want to give your client a kiss. Whatever you do, don’t do it over email. Over two thirds of U.K. businessmen and women say giving an ...

Online Dating Etiquette: To Correct, or Not to Correct Their Grammar

Julie Spira | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Julie Spira

With all the tools available to us, such as spell check on our computers and mobile phones, one would think we'd easily pass the netiquette test so our email etiquette would be picture perfect. Unfortunately this isn't always the case.

Netiquette Rules: The Right Way to Send Business E-mails

Scott Steinberg | Posted 09.30.2012 | Business
Scott Steinberg

Although over 300 billion e-mails are estimated to be sent every day, however, a surprising number of executives and entrepreneurs still struggle to grasp fundamental rules of netiquette.

He's Just TOO into You

Laurie Davis | Posted 08.15.2012 | Women
Laurie Davis

Hover over these common eFlirting fails and find out whether he ranks high or low on the creep scale.

The Mobile Signature: 'Please excsue typoo's'

Sean X | Posted 07.09.2012 | Technology
Sean X

I am a communication purist, in that I believe the most important aspect of communication is understanding by the recipient, not precision in its delivery. However, you must ask yourself. How does a signature line serve me? It too is to provide communication. So be careful.

Tips From the Rock n' Roll CEO #1: When's the Best Time to Shoot Off an Email?

Jared Gutstadt | Posted 07.02.2012 | Business
Jared Gutstadt

Here's something obvious: We live in a sickening world of non-stop info. Here's something maybe less obvious: Sometimes, the best time to get an important person's attention is to hit 'em up at a weird time.

Straight Talk: Friends Don't Text Friends When They Should Call

Steven Petrow | Posted 06.24.2012 | Gay Voices
Steven Petrow

Protocol suggests you return any message via the same medium in which it was sent. Think of it as "an i for an i." Even a quick text from your iPhone deserves at least a text back, and a phone call requires a return phone call.

Your Start-Up Life: Help! I'm Drowning in Email

Rana Florida | Posted 05.29.2012 | Business
Rana Florida

"My job is very stressful, and I travel endlessly. But the people who work for me are driving me crazy. I hired them to make my life easier but all they do is create more work by filling up my inbox with hundreds of emails daily. What are some healthy tactics to reduce email stress?"

A Valentine Mystery: What Do Our Email "XOXOs" Say About Our Digital Relations?

Maggie Jackson | Posted 04.14.2012 | Technology
Maggie Jackson

When we're unthinkingly throwing "best" at our children or "xo" at a new business contact, we may be missing a crucial leap of imagination: what the person at the other end of the line may be feeling, thinking and expecting.