Boost your internal email open rate—and readability

Are you having trouble getting your message through? Do you want to scream when employees delete organizational emails unread? A new guide explains how to fix that.

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What is the ideal number of characters in an email subject line?

How can the time you send your email make a difference in readership? What free websites will inform you if your prose is unreadable?

A new free guide from Ragan Communications and PoliteMail answers these questions—and offers other best practices for boosting internal email open rates, readership and outcomes.

10 ways to get employees to open and read your email ” will help communicators reduce tear-your-hair-out frustration of seeing important messages go unread. You may even stop running into employees who say, “I never heard about that,” the day after you sent an email on the topic.

The three-page guide provides quick tips for internal communicators on areas such as better using the “from address” and intelligent use of images. Many of the tips are equally relevant for external emails.

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