E-Mail Etiquette – not only for Writers

I am actually old enough to remember the times when people used to express their concerns about e-mails supplanting the writing of letters, and the lost art of letter writing. Then, it seems, everybody started to chat and whats-up-and-what-not, so the idea of a carefully crafted e-mail might almost sound like a piece of nostalgia.

Anywhooo … these might sound (read) like rather basic pieces of information, but every now and then it’s good to remember some basics, so …:

via Refinery29:

The Email Rules You Should Be Following

via Business Insider:

11 Email Etiquette Rules Every Professional Should Know

via Lifewire (formerly About.com):

Email Etiquette: 26 Rules to Follow


“Ummh… may I introduce…?” (E-Mail Etiquette)

Have you ever been in the situation to introduce two people to each other via e-mail? Yes?

Well, the people over at Quartz suggest that we are…

…”probably doing e-mail introductions wrong

Or – as The Atlantic puts it on Facebook: You might not even be aware of it, “…but you’re being a jerk.

Are they right??

The good news is: They also give some ideas how to do it better.