Save Time With Better Email
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Save Time With Better Email

Get Fewer Emails & Better Results by Writing More Effective Email
4.9 (4 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
23 students enrolled
Created by Todd Faulk
Last updated 11/2017
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This course includes
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Assignments
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Save up to an hour a day by writing more effective email.
Requirements
  • Basic computer skills
  • Knowledge of how to use email applications
  • Level 3 English ability
Description

In this course you’ll learn how to write more effective business email, which will save you up to an hour a day at work. You’ll also save yourself a lot of frustration and get the results you want the first time without a lot of unnecessary back and forth. After you finish this course, you’ll be able to spend less time on email and become a productive superstar in the workplace. 

Who this course is for:
  • People who want to become more productive in their work practices.
  • People who use email to communicate with coworkers.
Course content
Expand all 17 lectures 01:30:03
+ Introduction & Lesson 1
7 lectures 26:30

This lecture discusses why email takes up so much time and how writing more effective email can save you up to an hour a day at work. The introduction also goes over the course objectives.

Preview 06:20

This lecture introduces the four best uses for email in business.

Preview 01:33

This lecture goes over several examples of emails that are effective in making sure everyone is informed.

Use 1: To Make Sure Everyone Is Informed
05:29

This lecture goes over a couple of examples of effective emails that make requests.

Use 2: To Make Requests
04:19

This lecture discusses using email to answer requests and goes over an example.

Use 3: To Answer Requests
02:26

This lecture discusses using email to document personal interactions and goes over an example.

Use 4: To Document
03:16

This lecture discusses other uses for business email, including using email to overcome time and distance, email use policies, and poor uses for email at work.

Other Uses for Business Email
03:07

This quiz checks what you've learned so far about the best uses for email at work.

The Best Uses for Email at Work
5 questions
+ Lesson 2: Identify an Effective Email
5 lectures 26:37

This introduction covers the four steps an email reader goes through with an effective email.

Preview 01:14

This lecture goes over the elements that help get an email noticed in readers' inboxes.

What Gets an Email Noticed?
06:06

This lecture discusses what gets an email opened and how to use the addressee lines.

What Gets an Email Opened?
06:37

This lecture discusses the elements that get an effective email read and goes over two examples.

What Gets an Email Read?
07:02

This lecture discusses what gets a reader to act upon an email and goes over two examples of effective email.

What Gets an Email Acted Upon?
05:38
In this exercise, you'll examine an email riddled with problems and write down some potential fixes.
Identify Email Problems
1 question

This five-question quiz will test what you've learned in Lesson 2 on how to identify an effective email.

Quiz 2: Identify an Effective Email
5 questions
+ Lesson 3 & Closing Thoughts
5 lectures 13:30

This lecture introduces Lesson 3 and goes over subject line strategies that can help your emails get noticed in recipients' inboxes.

Preview 03:17
In this assignment, you'll have the chance to practice writing an effective subject line with a short exercise.
Subject Line Writing Practice
1 question
In this exercise, you'll write a subject line using a scenario that we'll use throughout the rest of the lesson.
Subject Line Exercise for Lesson Scenario
1 question

In this lecture, we discuss the importance of understanding your email audience and when you should research your audience so you can write an effective email to them.

Understand Your Audience
03:47
In this assignment, you'll use the scenario we just started to practice analyzing an email audience.
Exercise: Understand Your Audience
1 question

In this lecture, we go over strategies that you can use in your emails to get them read all the way through.

Strategies To Get Your Email Read
02:24
In this exercise, you get practice writing an effective first sentence of an email--a sentence that gets your email read all the way through.
Exercise: Write an Effective First Sentence
1 question
In this exercise, you have the chance to write a second sentence that explains the why of the scenario email you've been working on.
Exercise: Write an Effective Second Sentence
1 question

This lecture reviews five strategies that can help ensure your email gets acted upon by its recipients.

Strategies To Get Your Email Acted Upon
01:34
In this final exercise, we close out the email we've been working on by writing a third and fourth sentence that explicitly asks Ron for an appointment. We finish the email with a professional closing.
Exercise: Write a Sentence With an Explicit 'Ask'
1 question

This quiz tests what you've learned throughout this course.

Final Quiz
5 questions

This lecture wraps up the course with key points and provides references for learning more about business writing.

Closing Thoughts & References
02:28