Everyone hates email. But year after year, even with the advance of social and collaborative platforms, we still rely on email more than any other channel for employee communications. But it’s a frustrating medium, to say the least.
Every day. We pour our hearts and souls into an important email note meant to elicit a response, hit "send," and…nothing. You would think we'd all be on board with reading and promptly responding to emails from our colleagues, but…somehow time, other priorities or just the overwhelming amount of email we receive each day gets in the way. It’s not surprising, given that direct marketing research shows only 20% of unsolicited emails that land in our inbox are opened. But somehow, we expect better when we are in the workplace, using the most effective internal communications channel available today.
How can you make sure that your important email gets read…AND gets a response? Here's a quick three step method to writing email messages that get replies.Read More