Email is SO important.
This is true whether you’re a freelancer, work in Corporate America or anywhere else for that matter. In fact, the average business person sends and receives over 120 emails per day.
120 x 5 (working days per week) = 600 emails per week. 120 x 20 (working days per month) = 2,400 emails per month!
I can attest to that amount of volume for Horkey HandBook. And that’s not including social media messages, notifications or my own personal email.
That’s a lot of people trying to get my attention! And while I love interacting with y’all as much as possible, not everyone thrives on it.
I.e. I also process email for my virtual assistant clients. And they hired me because they know how important email is, but can’t (or don’t want to) keep up with it themselves. For some, it can feel like a full-time job. And not the one they chose…
So today, I want to go over eight email etiquette tips. Because not only do you want your prospecting emails opened, you also want them read and responded to.