The Secret to Effective Email
Earlier we posted about asking for favors on the phone, but we know that email is a more common communications tool for many of us. What is it that makes some emails get ignored while others get action?
At the Inc. blog, Geoffrey James has a six-step system for writing emails that produce results. Here’s step #1:
Have a specific decision in mind.
The goal of an e-mail is always to get the recipient(s) to make a decision of some kind. Otherwise, why bother writing it?
Therefore, before you write anything, ask yourself: exactly what decision do I want the recipient to make?
As with all business writing, vagueness is the opposite of useful. The clearer the goal, the more convincing your e-mail will be.
As a new dentist, which of these do you use the most for professional communications?
- Social Media
Do you have the same preference with your personal communications? Leave your answers in the comments