Etiquette The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Etiquette en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:00:00 GMT 5 Distasteful Marketing Ploys to Avoid We're not talking about illegal practices, like email span, but rather strategies that fall under the gray areas of marketing etiquette. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:00:00 GMT Ann Handley Soon, Applebee's May Be Asking You to Put Your Phone Away The casual-dining giant wants you to play and pay with its shiny, new tablets. Not yours, and specifically not on Tuesdays. Check, please. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 18:02:00 GMT Kim Lachance Shandrow Maximize the Impact of Handwritten Notes With These 6 Tips Want to make an impression and differentiate yourself and your company? Do it in writing. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 15:30:00 GMT Peter Gasca How to Handle Social-Media Criticism Sitting at a computer screen, people often get 'keyboard courage,' freely criticizing others without considering ramifications. When this happens to you, here is how to handle it. Wed, 09 Jul 2014 15:30:00 GMT Ann Tran Your Daily Interactions Make or Break Your Brand Yes, manners manner, especially as you establish yourself as a professional. Wed, 09 Jul 2014 14:30:00 GMT Jim Joseph How to Receive a Compliment Without Being Awkward About It Many of us are tempted to deflect kind words, but that may be doing more hard than good. Mon, 23 Jun 2014 18:00:00 GMT Jacqueline Whitmore For Better Conversations, Replace 'How Are You?' With This One Phrase If you want to connect with people, you have to let them know you're listening. Here's how. Tue, 17 Jun 2014 13:00:00 GMT Lauren Covello Don't Be Remembered for Forgetting Your Manners It takes a lot to set your business career on a path to success but failure can begin with just being a boor. Mon, 09 Jun 2014 14:30:00 GMT Eddy Ricci 10 Questions to Consider When Working With a Business Mentor Consulting a wise, experienced mentor can take your business to the next level. Here's what you should consider to get the most out of the relationship. Mon, 09 Jun 2014 13:00:00 GMT Kim Lachance Shandrow 5 Surefire Ways to Wreck Your Social Media Network While you try to grow your contacts online, steer clear of these practices. Or you might see your contact list shrink. Fri, 06 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT Phil La Duke 6 Reasons to Delete Your Facebook Account Right Now The sooner you get off the nonstop narcissism train, the better. Here's why. Fri, 06 Jun 2014 19:11:00 GMT Kim Lachance Shandrow 15 Etiquette Rules for Dining at Fancy Restaurants Beyond common sense, these suggestions outline the more nuanced details when eating at nicer restaurants. Sun, 18 May 2014 18:00:00 GMT Megan Willett It's Official: You Can Now Mute Loud Mouths on Twitter Can't quite pull the trigger on unfollowing someone? Baby steps. Mon, 12 May 2014 18:38:00 GMT Wendy Frink Richard Branson on Conducting Business Abroad On trips abroad, the local customs, dress code and etiquette are often very different. Mon, 12 May 2014 15:30:00 GMT Richard Branson How Not to Embarrass Yourself During a Skype Interview (Infographic) It's never ok to interview in your underwear. Not even on Skype. Get a clue and step up your video interview game with these fast, fun tips. Thu, 08 May 2014 21:14:00 GMT Kim Lachance Shandrow 6 Things You Should Never Say During a Speech With these tips you'll be cool, confident and comfortable in front of a crowd. Mon, 05 May 2014 19:00:00 GMT Jacqueline Whitmore Stranger Danger: 3 Good Reasons to Reject a LinkedIn Connection Request No, you're not mean. Just smart. Sometimes it's okay to ignore connection requests on the world's most popular career social networking platform. Here's when you probably should. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:46:00 GMT Kim Lachance Shandrow 4 Ways to Stop People From Using Their Phones During Meetings Because face-to-face meetings are for actually facing other people -- not for texting, checking emails and taking calls on your smartphone. Wed, 02 Apr 2014 16:08:00 GMT Kim Lachance Shandrow Professionalism: A Luxury for Corporate America, a Necessity for Entrepreneurs The adage, "you don't get a second chance to make a first impression," couldn't be more true for entrepreneurs. For those needing to brush up on their professional skills, here are a few tips. Wed, 26 Mar 2014 17:00:00 GMT Dana Brownlee 7 Tips to Help You Remember Names Better Whether you’re trying to impress a prospective client, networking to find a job, or meeting new co-workers, you don’t want to be caught forgetting someone’s name. Sun, 16 Mar 2014 14:00:00 GMT Laura Hale Brockway