communication through exchange of letters in known as correspondence
According to Hanson, “Business letter is the process of accomplishing a business transaction in written form.”
Everyone is Mr., Mrs., Miss, or Ms. even though they are architects, engineers, etc. is a Signature
The letter head is the first part of the business letter.It includes all of some of the information bellow:
The date is written to 20 spaces from the upper edge of the paper, or 2 lines bellow the letterhead.
The Inside Address is placed two to ten lines below the date
-Use commonly understood words and phrases
-Avoid humour, jargon, idioms, slang
-Consider decision-making style of recipient's culture
Is about the culture ?
Dear Mr.Smith: is a example about the signature
The message should be short, clear, easy to read, polite, and grammatically correct.
Sometimes business letters are written to create and enhance goodwill.
Simplicity. Is a inner features of agood business letter.
The Inside Address shouldn't be identical to the one written in the envelope.
In the United States people use two periods -colon (:)after the salutation in the business correspondence and a comma (,) after the salutation in the personal correspondence.
It is necessary to have the signature machine typed because many signatures are partially or totally illegible.
if you are going to include a courtesy copy or “CC”,write it on the left side, two lines after the signature or any other annotation that comes before is a extra copies