A giant percentage of business communication in today’s world takes place via email. Communication in an electronic world is even more important than it has ever been. Losing the cues of face to face communication make it ever more urgent that people are well spoken with the written word – especially with their business communications, Some tips : Craft an informative, easy to understand subject line. Be clear in your message – what do you want the receiver to understand, do, or respond to? If there is a deadline, or timeline for the response, make note of it. Keep it short, clear, and business like in tone. And of course – make sure you’re sending it only to the person you want to send it to! Sticking to these basic rules of electronic business etiquette will ensure your messages are read and responded to in a timely manner.