- Write a simple and to the point subject line. Emails without a subject line will often be ignored or worse go to junk mail.
- Begin with a greeting in the same way you would a letter. Dear Sir/Madam/To Whom It May Concern/All etc.
- Have a clear opening sentence that states the point e.g. ‘I am writing to…’
- If you are adding attachments then say so e.g. ‘Please find attached…’
- End the email with what you want them to do. e.g. ‘I look forward to receiving..’
- Finally, close with an appropriate closing that matches the greeting at the beginning in the same way you would a letter. e.g. ‘Sincerely’ for formal
Author: Amanda Settle, Cambly Tutor
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