Email Etiquette for Business Communications

email etiquette for business communicationsEmail remains a primary mode for business communications. However, email etiquette very often goes out the window in our informal, over-connected world.  

I for one DO NOT share people’s love of texting. IMHO, is like speaking in grunts and clicks. And it’s why I do not text with clients. Yes, email takes more time, effort and thought. That’s a good thing as done correctly email can reflect professionalism.

 

So below are some tips and info on better business email etiquette. It’s especially important if you are communicating with someone for the first time!
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Keeping Your Website’s Copyright Notice Current

copyright noticeWhen it comes to outdated Copyright info on websites, I’m a bit of a stickler. That little © Copyright notice at the bottom of your website may not be something you pay much attention to. But at least once a year you should. Often it’s an oversight. However, an outdated copyright notice on your website can be perceived or reflect services and products that are old or outdated.
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Is that the message you want to convey to potential customers?

Think of it this way:
“When the decision to stay or navigate away is made in a few seconds, perception is everything.”

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Give Green Gifts this Holiday with Plantable, Seeded Paper that Grows

plantable wrapping paperAs much as the Holidays are a wonderful time of year, sadly they can be incredibly wasteful too. However, there are little things you can do to make your Holiday a bit “greener”.

Recycling your wrapping paper and Christmas cards can give you some eco warm and fuzzies. But millions of tons of Christmas cards and wrapping paper can wind up in landfills if they are infused with glitter which is then REJECTED for recycling. Bummer!!

Perhaps get more creative and opt for seeded, plantable wrapping paper and Xmas cards that grow!

 

I came across a company called Botanical Paperworks. It’s a bounty of Seeded Paper that Grows. Boy did I hit the proverbial Motherlode!!

They have all kinds of seeded promotional items for all kinds of events and occasions. From greeting cards, wedding invites etc., they have an entire Green Gifts Guide with “Eco-Friendly, Plantable Gifts for All Occasions”. All I can say is yay!!

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Don’t Let Your Website Take a Back Seat to Your Facebook Page

This post updated November 2, 2018

social media failThere are a host of reasons why ignoring your business website in favor of you FB page is a bad practice.

Social Media platforms such as Facebook CAN FAIL YOU. So to protect your business/brand, it’s vital to have a website AND to keep it updated.

 
It’s also important to note: NOT EVERYONE IS ON FACEBOOK!

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