How to write a professional Email?

Emails are the most common form of communication in the business world. This why it is extremely important to get it right.  This article will provide tips to help you write a professional email

 

Subject line

  • Be professional & clear
  • Summarize the purpose of the email in few words

 

Greeting

  • Use professional, salutations such as “Dr.” or “Ms.”
  • Avoid informality such as names or “hey

 

Email Body

  • Clearly state the purpose of the email in the firs sentences
  • Be concise and do not ramble
  • Use professional wording throughout the email

 

Closing

  • Express gratitude or respect for their time
  • Call to action or a clear deadline
  • Create a signature with all your contact information

 

Proofread

  • Make sure that there are no type or grammar mistakes
  • Be consistent (formatting, wording)
  • Bold important dates or information and avoid colors
  • Avoid emotional responses
  • Avoid emojis