Signing Off Your Email

There's an interesting article on The Washington Post about how to sign off in email.

Personally, I tend to go with:

  • Regards (of some sort) - for formal communications

  • Cheers/Thanks - if I'm asking for something or otherwise want to be nice

  • Just my name - for short emails

I got a newsletter recently where they signed off and added a kiss (i.e. a x) after their name. That's just wrong. I'm also wary of Best anything, Warmest anything and Many anything as it usually sounds disingenuous and you know it came from a pre-defined signature.

via Lifehacker


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