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Send: Why People Email So Badly and How to Do It Betterby David Shipley
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Send--the classic guide to email for office and home and an instant success upon its original publication--has become indispensable for readers navigating the impersonal, and often overwhelming, world of electronic communication. Filled with real-life email success (and horror) stories and a wealth of entertaining examples, Send reveals the hidden minefields and pitfalls of email. It provides clear rules for handling all of today's thorniest email issues, from salutations and subject lines to bcc's and emoticons. It explains when you absolutely shouldn't send an email and what to do when you've sent (in anger or in error) a potentially career-ending electronic bombshell. And it offers invaluable strategies to help you both better manage the ever-increasing number of emails you receive and improve the ones you send.
In this revised edition, David Shipley and Will Schwalbe have added fresh tales from the digital realm and a new afterword--How to Keep Email from Taking Over Your Life, which includes sage advice on handheld etiquette. Send is now more essential than ever, a wise and witty book that every businessperson and professional should read and read again.
Filled with real-life e-mail success (and horror) stories and a wealth of entertaining examples, "Send" reveals the hidden minefields and pitfalls of e-mail. Now with a new Preface by the authors, "Send" is more than ever the essential book about e-mail for businesspeople and professionals everywhere.
Send—the classic guide to email for office and home—has become indispensable for readers navigating the impersonal, and at times overwhelming, world of electronic communication. Filled with real-life email success (and horror) stories and a wealth of useful and entertaining examples, Send dissects all the major minefields and pitfalls of email. It provides clear rules for constructing effective emails, for handheld etiquette, for handling the “emotional email,” and for navigating all of today’s hot-button issues. It offers essential strategies to help you both better manage the ever-increasing number of emails you receive and improve the ones you send. Send is now more than ever the essential book about email for businesspeople and professionals everywhere.
About the Author
David Shipley is the deputy editorial page editor and Op-Ed page editor of The New York Times. Previously, he was a senior presidential speechwriter in the Clinton administration. He lives in New York.
Will Schwalbe is the founder and CEO of Cookstr.com. Prior to that, he was editor in chief of Hyperion Books and a journalist, writing for such publications as The New York Times, Insight for Asian Investors, and Business Traveller. He lives in New York.
David Shipley and Will Schwalbe are available for select readings and lectures. To inquire about a possible appearance, please contact the Random House Speakers Bureau at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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