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Sending a Christmas message

Putting some Christmas cheer in an envelope

We’re heading for Christmas and most businesses are trying to be prepared for the December rush.

Many businesses send a Christmas email to their customers, supporters and suppliers so here are some tips for writing your email…

  • if possible, use the person’s name so your Christmas message is personal
  • even if your usual business communications are formal, make this message casual and clearly from you – you are sending the email in appreciation and to share goodwill, so don’t think of it as a business document. However, spelling, grammar and making sense are still basic elements of your email
  • if you and/or your customers are not Christian or simply don’t believe in Christmas, send a “season’s greetings” message instead. Even better, make it an “end of year” message
  • keep it short – this isn’t the time for a sales pitch or news, just give your best wishes and leave it at that
  • still include the basics of a good email – useful subject line, unsubscribe details (if you are using a list rather than truly personal emails) and contact details
  • put your message in the body of the email, not as an attachment or in a graphic

Adding some cheery graphics and/or colour is nice, but not essential; if you do add graphics, make sure the email doesn’t become too big.

4 Responses to Sending a Christmas message

  • elexajohns says:

    hi,
    Amazing messages regarding Christmas you have mentioned in your article. Great work and effort. I really appreciate your work.

    • TashWord says:

      Thanks Elexajohns. I love Christmas and I am passionate about clear communications, so it seems appropriate to share ideas about good Christmas messages!

      It is lovely to be appreciated and I wish you a very Merry Christmas and a wonderful year in 2019.

  • Amanda says:

    Hello,
    It is amazing to send Christmas card to our friends and relatives to have great Christmas and make it memorable in our life

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