Reblog: 20 Fatal Online Business Etiquette Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Phone and Video Call Business Etiquette Business Etiquette Mistake #20: Not Smiling Smiling and nodding show that you’re actively engaged and listening to the other person. Your facial expressions and hand movements play a huge role in how others perceive you. A study conducted in Sweden found that smiling really is contagious. What’s more, smiles … Continue reading Reblog: 20 Fatal Online Business Etiquette Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

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Reblog: 20 Fatal Online Business Etiquette Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Phone and Video Call Business Etiquette Business Etiquette Mistake #19: Not Preparing Properly Wherever you take your calls, you’ll want to appear professional and organized. More and more people are working from home. Last year, 43 percent of employed Americans said they spent at least some time working remotely. If you’re building your own e-commerce … Continue reading Reblog: 20 Fatal Online Business Etiquette Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Reblog: 20 Fatal Online Business Etiquette Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Phone and Video Call Business Etiquette Business Etiquette Mistake #18: Getting Distracted “Respect is how to treat everyone, not just those you want to impress.” - Richard Branson Chances are, you’ve talked to someone at a networking event who’s clearly lost interest in you. Master networker and author Keith Ferrazzi explains, “There is nothing worse than … Continue reading Reblog: 20 Fatal Online Business Etiquette Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Reblog: 20 Fatal Online Business Etiquette Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Phone and Video Call Business Etiquette Business Etiquette Mistake #17 Interrupting Other People No matter how passionate you get, or how right you think you are, try to let others speak without breaking in. No one likes to be interrupted. Interrupting someone gives the impression that you don’t care about their opinion. Yet, sometimes it … Continue reading Reblog: 20 Fatal Online Business Etiquette Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Reblog: 20 Fatal Online Business Etiquette Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Phone and Video Call Business Etiquette Business Etiquette Mistake #16: Being Late Always give yourself enough time to ensure you won’t be late. William Shakespeare wrote in ‘The Merry Wives of Windsor,’ “Better three hours too soon than a minute too late.” So, always be on time — or early. This is just common courtesy, … Continue reading Reblog: 20 Fatal Online Business Etiquette Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Reblog: 20 Fatal Online Business Etiquette Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Email Business Etiquette Business Etiquette Mistake #15: Using Overly Casual Language Always proofread your emails. Especially when writing on mobile devices, as autocorrect can sometimes be fatal. Talking in emojis is fun. But, it’s not good business etiquette. Researchers from BGU, University of Haifa, and Amsterdam University found that including emojis in work emails may … Continue reading Reblog: 20 Fatal Online Business Etiquette Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Reblog: 20 Fatal Online Business Etiquette Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Email Business Etiquette Business Etiquette Mistake #14: Hitting Reply Without Changing the Subject Line Your email subject line should always match the message. This can quickly become confusing. “Do not hesitate to change the subject as soon as the thread or content of the email chain changes,” says productivity expert Peggy Duncan. Your email subject … Continue reading Reblog: 20 Fatal Online Business Etiquette Mistakes and How to Avoid Them