7. Thank you!
Why do so many people need to say “Thank you” at the end of a message? Thank you for what? For reading my letter? Please! Stop wasting time and printer ink. If you have been courteous throughout your communication (and let’s face it, no matter what the circumstances, your writing should always be courteous) there should be no need to keep saying “Thank you” over and over again just because someone read your letter!
In today’s fast-paced business world, there should be no room for yesterday’s old-fashioned, long-winded jargon. Ditch the boring standard clichés that have been around for decades. Put some life into your business writing by using a natural, relaxed, friendly style. Put some zip into your presentation by getting rid of the clutter. Put some feeling, imagination and creativity into your writing by using a style that is more proactive, stimulating and interesting – writing that reflects your own personality. This is 2002, not 1902!
Thank you. kidding