I’m looking for some opinions on business email etiquette.
My boss says he likes emails to be kept 'warm and fuzzy', which generally constitutes the following:
Using abbreviations that I don't think everybody understands: ooo – out of office, thro’ – through, rgds – regards, w/c – week commencing.
Not using full stops or capital letters to start sentences.
Using dots in the middle of sentences to break them up - something like this...? or perhaps this...?
Writing email body in the subject field (so the body is empty, with a stuffed subject).
I've tried to explain that using bad etiquette in this way makes email harder to read for the recipient, but I’m going to need some more opinions on this to really get my point across.
I’ve also noticed that NONE of our clients respond in the same way - they all type their emails correctly, which tells you something!