Rules of Behavior
How to Win Friends and Influence People with Your Email
Subject line: Give us a short description of the content
Respect privacy: Consider the wishes of the sender
Acknowledge and return messages promptly
Copy correspondence with caution
Be concise, to the point, brief
Use appropriate language and tone
Emoticons are okay in friendly correspondence
Use common abbreviations/acronyms (ex: LOL)
Don't Do This...
Be sarcastic: It doesn't translate well
Be inconsiderate: Don't forward information unless given permission
Copy everyone on every email: It just fills up precious space!
Don't spread spam! How many lucky email "pass it along to ten friends" emails can you really handle? ZERO.
Don't curse or use rude language: It's just tacky.
Don't overuse emotcon: It is not a substitute for words
DON'T TYPE IN ALL CAPS - no flaming; Don't give digital rants and yells.