Whether in my day job or when working on my blog, I really do spend a bit of time working on emails. And whether we like it or not, emails are here to stay. They've become one of the easiest ways to reach people for collaborations, or information. Business people, bloggers and creatives will find themselves constantly using emails. And whether we receive the information that we require or the collaboration - depends to large extent on how our emails are crafted.
I don't necessarily think I send the best emails. But I think they're good enough and my response rate is actually quite amazing (if I do say so myself!). Recently, I emailed someone to ask to be featured on the Nine people, One question column. The response I got back was super flattering that I just have to quote it. "Hello Kachi. Thank you for excellent email. I have never seen a more articulate email in my entire life. I would be more than happy to be part of your column". Obviously I took it as a bit of flattery, but it warmed my insides and the sender insisted that it was no flattery!Read More