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Brilliant Email by Dr. Monica Seeley

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Saying goodbye professionally

What was cold soon warms, and warmth soon cools.

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How you say ‘goodbye’ is just as important as how you say ‘hello’. A lackadaisical sign-off can sabotage all your hard work crafting the content of your email. This chapter covers closing an email, the last element of crafting an excellent email:

  • Closing sign-off
  • Signature block
  • Company information and disclaimers

Figure

What picture do you instantly form of Luke and Lucinda from their sign-offs as shown below?

  1. Cheers, Luke
  2. Lucinda X

Now assume you have exchanged several rounds ...

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