Questions tagged [email]

This tag should be used for questions about writing an e-mail or other correspondence and what problems may arise, for example when thinking about different levels of informality with recipients.

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How can I improve my written communication skills the soonest?

All. The biggest area I am working right now is to improve my written communications skills. It’s a tough skill to learn but a good one to have, since most of what we do is exchange email with our ...
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Email templates

I'm not sure if this is the right place to ask this, but here goes - I often find myself writing out emails that follow similar themes e.g. I've read through a document and have some questions, I'm ...
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Is there anything wrong with saying "Thanks" several times in the same email? If not, how could I correct it?

E.g. here is an email I just sent: Hello X, Okay I see - thanks very much for all the code! I'll definitely have to take some time to study it before I can ask any questions. :) Also - ...
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When I'm replying to emails, what's the best way to acknowledge that I appreciated each point of someone's email?

In many cases, I understand and appreciate what the person is writing (in each sentence), but have little to say in response, even if I really like what the person is saying. So when I have little to ...
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How do you write a formal email?

What is the web equivalent of formal letters? In this day and age, formal correspondence have all become digital, and it would be helpful to know the proper way. Oh, and please do highlight if there ...
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What is the correct usage of "P.S." in Emails?

I've been wondering this for a while. What is the correct usage of "P.S." in e-mails? Where should and shouldn't it be used?
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Do I need to send an email to say thank you? [closed]

I'm not very familiar with English world, and I want to ask a question about Email etiquette. Sometimes I sent an email to someone for help, and got a very helpful reply which completely solved my ...
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Does this sign-up email announcement sound friendly and conversational?

This is version 2 of this post The intended audience is from 16-45 m/f, they have given me their email address and will recieve this email because they signed up for a mystery service I'm creating. ...
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Feedback on sign-up email announcement

This post is continued at Does this sign-up email announcement sound friendly and conversational? Thanks for signing up for the Tip for Tip beta. We’re really excited about the launch and ...
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What to do about noun clusters

A personal frustration of mine is when I see a cluster of nouns sitting together in a sentence. I usually see these in highly technical emails, but not exclusively. Here is a particularly bad ...
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How to write a prompt email?

What guidelines and language should be used to write a prompt email? Ideally I would like it to be: Respectful Not too formal In particular I am thinking in terms of business, and communication ...
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