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7 Tips for Getting More Response to Your Emails (Infographic)

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Tired of sending out five just to get a response from one or two? We’ve all been there, but as frustrating as it can be, the answer to eliciting more replies is simple. Literally.

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According to a study conducted by email productivity software provider Boomerang, short and to-the-point emails are far more likely to be opened and responded to. So rather than crafting a lengthy message demonstrating your grammatical savvy, keep things short and sweet. Fifty-three percent of emails written at a third-grade reading level receive replies, compared to just 39 percent of college-level compositions. It’s time to stop overthinking and start (but just a little).

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