How to Write an Email


Nobody loves email. Nobody really even likes email. In fact email can totally suck and it is here to stay. Despite how we feel about it, we have to deal with email almost every single day. Fortunately we can improve email as a whole by learning how to write email that sucks just a little bit less -- not that you write bad emails.. this talk is for your... friend. Yeah, this talk is for your friends that really need to setup up their email game.

In addition to email this talk will explore some fundamental misunderstandings that people have with modes of online communication and how to correct these misunderstandings. Like how to craft a good Tweet, Facebook Post, and Instant Messaging interaction.

This is not meant to be a tutorial but rather a conceptual guide for how to think about on-line communication and how to correct some common faults we share as members of the on-line community. The Internet isn't going away anytime soon, and the amount we communicate over it is not going to diminish anytime soon either. This talk attempts to teach one how to make digital communication as painless as possible.

  • Conference: Write the Docs EU
  • Year: 2015

About the speaker

Elijah Caine