WRD 206- Memo, letter, email notes

WRD 206- Memo, letter, email notes - WRD 206 Memos Dos of...

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WRD 206 Memos Do’s of Writing an Effective Memo Properly format memo; header, the date, lines for the addressee and the sender, and lastly a subject line. Introduction should set a context for the rest of the memo. The Subject of the memo should be identified in first sentence Include the who, what, when, where and why Give background information The body should provide need-to-know information. Keep it short; One to two pages in length. Keep Audience in mind. The conclusion should restate the main point and the action to take in the future. Don’ts of Writing an Effective Memo Avoid monologue Don’t forget secondary audience Don’t forget to look toward the future Letters Do’s of Writing an Effective Letter Follow proper letter format See Johnson-Sheehan, p. 284-286 for an example Make sure letter is properly addressed Identify the type of letter you are writing Write an effective introductory paragraph identify the subject
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2012 for the course WRD 206 taught by Professor Lisadush during the Winter '12 term at DePaul.

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WRD 206- Memo, letter, email notes - WRD 206 Memos Dos of...

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