The Art Of The Email Introduction

Chris Fralic wrote a much needed article on the Art Of The Email Introduction. The first rule, The Ask, is the most important in my book:

“Sometimes it makes sense to just make the introduction when asked, but in most cases I think it’s a best practice to ask for and receive permission before an introduction is made. This makes it a choice for the recipient and doesn’t create an obligation.”

Introduction: 10 Rules For Emailing Busy People, by Chris Fralic

2 Comments leave a comment below

  1. Good one to remember. I’ll have to check out his article later. It’s always awkward networking and introducing yourself.

  2. Yes, for the love of Pete. 95% of the time, it makes sense to confirm with both sides.