The Best Ways to Close Every Type of Email

The Best Ways to Close Every Type of Email

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The Top 5 Ways to End Your Emails

Before diving into dozens of creative ways to end your emails, let's explore the best ways to end an email. These are the sign-offs that balance personality with respect. – Thanks in advance, – Best wishes, – Regards, – Sincerely, – With appreciation,

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The Top 5 Ways to End Your Emails

Seems simple enough, doesn't it? These email closers are simple, respectful, and convey a sense of gratitude for the recipient's time.

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How to Create a Professional Email Closing

1. Try Not to Let Your Phone Be the Sign-Off We’re all busy, and emailing on the go is pretty common; however, it doesn’t look great when your closing line is “Sent from my iPhone.” The best case is to wait until you’re back at your computer, but if you have to send while on the go, include a professional sign-off and your full name.

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How to Create a Professional Email Closing

2. Use Professional Sign-Offs When Possible The tone of your email sign-off matters. “K, thanks” isn’t going to look great in most formal emails, but it might work when you’re emailing with your best friend. When in doubt, keep the tone professional and friendly. Popular sign-offs include “Sincerely” and “Thank you.”

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How to Create a Professional Email Closing

3. Include Your Full Name This is especially helpful if it’s the first time you’re emailing someone. Include your first name and your last name. Even if you have a templated email signature that’s included in all your emails, writing out your full name can help jog the recipient's memory of who you are. After a few exchanges, 

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How to Create a Professional Email Closing

feel free to drop to just your first name. 4. Take the Time to Look for Yypos (Typos) When you're attaching your own "kind regards," make sure your spelling and grammar are on point. This will avoid any confusion when it comes to emailing your manager—and not your manger!

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