Send: Why People Email So Badly and How to Do It Better (Paperback)

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"Send"--the classic guide to email for office and home--has become indispensable for readers navigating the impersonal, and at times overwhelming, world of electronic communication. Filled with real-life email success (and horror) stories and a wealth of useful and entertaining examples, "Send" dissects all the major minefields and pitfalls of email. It provides clear rules for constructing effective emails, for handheld etiquette, for handling the "emotional email," and for navigating all of today's hot-button issues. It offers essential strategies to help you both better manage the ever-increasing number of emails you receive and improve the ones you send. "Send" is now more than ever the essential book about email for businesspeople and professionals everywhere.

About the Author


David Shipley is the deputy editorial page editor and Op-Ed page editor of "The New York Times," where he has also served as national enterprise editor and senior editor at "The New York Times Magazine," Previously, he was executive editor of "The New Republic" and a senior presidential speechwriter in the Clinton administration.
Will Schwalbe is senior vice president and editor in chief of Hyperion Books. Previously he was a journalist, writing articles and reviews for such publications as "The New York Times," the "South China Morning Post," "Insight for Asian Investors," "Ms. Magazine," and "Business Traveller Asia,"

Praise For…


“Informative, entertaining, thorough, and thoughtful.” —Dave Barry, The New York Times Book Review
 
“Read it or weep.” —Michael Lewis

“Handy . . . Written with concision and good sense.”  —The Wall Street Journal
 
“Witty and wily . . . Fun to read.” —O, The Oprah Magazine
 
“With Shipley and Schwalbe’s excellent instructions in hand we can email as confidently as we load the dishwasher and turn on the microwave.” —New York Review of Books

“This is just the book I’ve been waiting for.” —Bill Bryson
 
Send can help any of us send emails that build better business relationships and get better results.” —Spencer Johnson, M.D., author of Who Moved My Cheese?
 
“Witty and wise . . . Send is far more than Miss Manners for the Web; it’s brimming with fascinating insights. . . . [It] should make Shipley and Schwalbe the ‘Strunk and White’ for the Web.” —Daniel Goleman
 
Send is an easy to read primer, full of practical tips for every emailer.” —Bob Eckert, Charman and CEO, Mattel, Inc.
 
 “The definitive tome on email. Send is to email what The Elements of Style is to writing. Thank God it’s here at last. (BCC: David Shipley and Will Schwalbe)” —Guy Kawasaki, author of The Art of the Start
 
“A fascinating, entertaining, and, above all, informative look at email—and how it changed the way we communicate with one another. What Strunk and White is to style, this book is to email. It’s a terrific read. I highly recommend it.” —Charles Osgood

Product Details
ISBN: 9780307275998
ISBN-10: 030727599X
Publisher: Vintage Books USA
Publication Date: August 24th, 2010
Pages: 274
Language: English