Even though it may not be ideal, rejection plays a big part in our daily lives. One common form of rejection we can receive is a rejection email. When you receive a rejection email, it can often be tempting to delete it or even write back a snarky reply...
What Does In Regard To Mean? Let's discuss the meaning of the phrase "in regard to" or "in regards to." To put it simply, with regard or in regards to are phrases used to mean regarding, concerning, or interested on the subject of. They are used to connect ideas within sentences. For instance, you may see this in...
Greeting people via emails is the main staple nowadays, making up a large portion of our interpersonal communication. Most people do so with a simple "It's nice to meet you!" however, it can be rather bland and common. This can especially be troublesome for more important emails that require...
Electronic mail is often shortened to email or e-mail. Is there a difference between them? Let’s look into it! Proper use of E-mail E-mail can be used as a noun or a verb. When used as a noun, it stands for electronic mail and describes digital messages sent electronically.  For example, Jody sent Rupert an e-mail about the...
When finishing an email or snail-mail letter, the closing provides various opportunities.  Should you use "Sincerely" or the two-word variant "Sincerely yours?" What about "Yours truly," where does that feature? Maybe a simple "Thank you" will be sufficient or should you should express your "Warmest regards." Is there a situation...
As many years as humans have been selling their goods and services to each other, business communication has been around. Throughout that time, we've developed official templates for business letters, but we haven't yet established an official template for business emails. This isn't too surprising, considering email only became...
There was a time when the most common way to address any business correspondence was the salutation To Whom It May Concern. It was the pre-internet era, and information on specific employees at the company was not readily available. Yet, time marches on, and things change. Here, we discuss...
We recently published an extensive article on how to professionally end an email. Here, we are going to take another look at the topic, concentrating on the sign-off specifically.  You've crafted your email to be clear and well-constructed. You've edited it carefully. The body of the email may be absolutely perfect,...
You’ve probably written or read multiple emails today… or within the last hour… or five minutes. Email and business go hand in hand. And we tend to fall back on one common phrase to wrap up every business letter or email we send. Interestingly, tweaking the wording even slightly...
Sunscreen? Check. Bathing suit? Check. Latest Grisham novel to read on the beach? Check. Created and activated the perfect professional out of office autoresponder email message? Umm… If you think you can just throw something together on your phone while boarding the plane, think again. Business communication etiquette never takes...