Email Tips Worth a Million Bucks

Email is a great way to communicate and it can work either very good for you, or it can tarnish your professional image. A few simple tips can switch your emails from being terrible to effective, productive, and profitable!

1. The Subject Line: always use it! Make it something to catch their attention. Do NOT use any punctuation (a trusted geek told me punctuation in the subject line can flag it as spam.)

2. Unlike the subject line, DO use punctuation in the body of your email! Do NOT run one sentence after the other, and make sure you break for paragraphs.

3. Never type in all caps! That reads like you are shouting. This is my biggest pet peeve!

4. Ask an open ended question as the last line,  so that it will create the need for them to respond.

5. End with your “signature,” whether that be an automatic one you set up in your preferences, or simply as “Best regards, Tom,” or “Make it a great day, Mary.” Always make sure your contact information is included, like your phone number and website.

As a home party consultant, you want your professionalism to come through with everything you do and say. Your emails are a vital part of the whole package!

Rina Valan