Email Etiquette Pages Explain So You Don’t Have To

I use to send people a blog link of mine years ago to tell them about my dislike for forwarded emails.  Now people are using whole websites.  Cool.

A recent trend among email-overloaded web developers who don’t want to explain the basics of email etiquette to frequent senders is to set up a web page that does it instead—then reply to senders with a link to the page, or just include it in their signature. Merlin Mann’s Thanks, No turns down unwanted email; Mike Davidson’s five sentences explains why his email messages are so short; and now Brett Kelly’s BCC, please asks that bulk senders use the BCC field to hide his address from everyone else on a big list.

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