You can choose to end your email either with a usual sign-off or an email signature. Both options are good if you write them correctly. No matter if you write a formal or informal email, you should always try to finish it politely to get a recipient on your side and make the email warmer. In this blog post, I have collected some tips for ending emails on any occasion. Continue reading “How to end your emails: tips for writing the best email closing”
If you have to create a single email signature for your private usage, it may cause no difficulties. You can devote as much time to designing it as you need. But when you have to generate a hundred of corporate email signatures for all of your employees, it may be rather problematic and time-consuming. Continue reading “How to benefit from using an online email signature creator”
Each day you send and receive dozens of business emails. You find some of them fantastic, but some appear to be so illogical and plain. What’s wrong? How do you identify a good email and a bad one? One of the things you pay attention to is an email signature, its content and design. It tells much about the sender.
Email signature tells a story about you. Short but very useful story for those who receives your emails. In other words, it is your ID. Imagine you give your business card to someone you want to contact you later. Definitely, you’ll take care this card is visually appealing, has all necessary information, and can persuade a person to call you back or reach you out via email.
The CEO of Apple, Tim Cook, starts his day at 3:45 a.m. to clear out his inbox with 700-800 emails received the previous day. He comments “and I read the majority of those … Every day, every day. I’m a workaholic”. On the other hand, Jeff Weiner, CEO of LinkedIn says he intentionally sends less email to receive less of it.
One formal email template + one informal email template + the neutral one. This is a standard toolbox of every HR specialist. On the one hand, it is much easier to have templates because very often HR managers are overworked and have no time. On the other hand, such an approach to email communication can’t be effective. Continue reading “Best email signature examples for HR managers”
In most cases, the first contact with a potential employee goes through the email. When you apply for some position, you should take into account that this first email creates an impression about you as a candidate even more than the resume you attach to it. Continue reading “Why job seekers should have an informative email signature”
Information provided in the visual form is 600,000 times faster processed by people than usual text. What is more, only 20% of data in a text is retained by readers, while pictures can make people remember 80% of what they saw. Take into account this statistics when deciding whether to add an image to your email signature or not. Continue reading “How to add a custom picture to your email signature on Mac”
We spend much time to create an interesting subject line to the email to grab the recipient’s attention; less time to write the main message; and when it comes to finishing it we get tired and lose steam. This way our email looks unbalanced. If the recipient opens it and reads to the end, they notice that the writer’s concern about the email fades down with each sentence. Based on this, the recipient forms the opinion about you or your brand.
I have a question. What would you rather read: a note written with crabbed handwriting or the one where all letters have clear forms and lines?
Handwriting is a personal characteristic of a human that can go beyond all bounds of order, clearness, and readability. It is not applicable to email marketing at all. Although as a marketer you should create your personal style that will be traced through all sent emails. The right way to do this is to select the right font you will be using in all future email designs.