Here is a list of things you should remember when writing and sending e-mail.
- When you send e-mail, make sure you put a descriptive subject that describes the purpose of the e-mail. Never send an e-mail with no subject.
- Don’t write your e-mail in ALL CAPITAL LETTERS. It’s harder to read. All capital letters is the internet equivalent of shouting.
- When you forward an e-mail, remove all of the headers of all of the previous forwarding.
- When you forward an e-mail as an attachment, make sure the actual e-mail with the content you are trying to forward isn’t buried several attachments deep. Take the lowest level attachment and attach that to your e-mail instead.
- When forwarding an e-mail, don’t blindly forward it to everyone in your address book. Think about which people would truly be interested in reading the e-mail.
- Don’t forward a lot of e-mail to your friends. Only forward the really good ones and avoid forwarding more than one a day.
- Don’t use graphics in your e-mail signature. Keep your e-mail signature short.