How do you sign your business emails?

Readers of our sister site, PR Daily, had a lot to say about this question. Does reading ‘Regards’ or ‘Best’ at an email’s end irk you? Weigh in now.

As PR experts, we field hundreds of emails a day (at least).

I’ve become obsessed with how people sign off on their emails and determining which signoff is the best. It seems like there should be some kind of industry standard on how to sign a business email, or maybe a few choices for clients, your boss, your co-workers, your vendors, etc.

Given the variety I see daily, it’s clear that no one agrees on one best way.

Recently, I asked about this topic on Twitter and Facebook and the answers were not only varied, but in some cases the topic got heated, especially when I explained my unadulterated hatred for “Best.”

Who knew people were so passionate about the way they sign off on emails?

Here are some of the responses I received:

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