1. Keep e-mails short and to the point. Keep e-mails short and not to confusing. 2. Write the action you are requesting and topic in the ’subject’ line • Be specific in you subject of the message. 3. Check your grammar and spelling • Always check your spelling so you don’t sound stupid. 4. Be cautious. Think before you send an e-mail • Double check all of your e-mails and be smart sending them. 5. Remember that e-mail is not private • Don’t write bad things in e-mails anyone can see it. 6. Use out of office response, if available, to alert others of your absence • Always make sure people know your not their so they don’t sound stupid talking to you. 7. Keep it strictly business • Talk about business and only business. 8. Be courteous, considerate and responsible when writing an e-mail message • Be considerate and nice to other people you e-mail. 9. Keep your computer virus free • Keep computer clean of viruses so it doesn’t screw up.