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Writing for Work Formats Email


The majority of people working in corporations today communicate via email. Email allows you to quickly and easily communicate with a worldwide network of co-workers, customers, and friends.

Email is now the most pervasive form of business communication because of its convenience, efficiency and low cost. Email is also the most informal of all these basic formats - and the most misused.

You can learn more about email do's and don'ts in the workplace by clicking on the following links:

The Distribution List
The Subject Line
The Body
Brevity, Clarity, and Appropriate Tone in Email


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