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7 Don'ts While Creating an 
Email Signature
Your email doesn’t 
get Read 
If your subject line is lame,
There’s an often-overlooked element you may want to rethink— your signature at the bottom on the email. 
So let me assume ...
Click below to Learn “How to Set Up a Professional Email Signature” 
How to create an email Signature 
If you are wondering
7 Don’ts While Creating A Great Email Signature
1) Don't confuse your recipient by 
using too many colors or fonts
2) Don't look silly by 
Using animations
3) Don't include personal details 
When doing business
4) Don't include 
Every possible way to contact you
5) Don't use an image 
as your signature 
Some email providers or devices have default settings 
that block images in emai...
6) Don't bother with a legal 
disclaimer 
Unless it is standard for your industry
7) Don't add a quote 
Because you never know 
what someone find offensive
Document Presented by 
SusanGilbert.com 
Credit: 
www.ribbit.net 
www.fastcompany.com
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7 Don'ts While Creating an Email Signature

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Many of us receive hundreds of emails each day, and according to a study by Varonis a quarter of us can receive up to 500 each day! It’s important to create a signature for all those emails that is not only professional, but clearly shows your recipients how to find your business and why they would want to do so.

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7 Don'ts While Creating an Email Signature

  1. 1. 7 Don'ts While Creating an Email Signature
  2. 2. Your email doesn’t get Read If your subject line is lame,
  3. 3. There’s an often-overlooked element you may want to rethink— your signature at the bottom on the email. So let me assume you’ve made the cut and your email has been opened.
  4. 4. Click below to Learn “How to Set Up a Professional Email Signature” How to create an email Signature If you are wondering
  5. 5. 7 Don’ts While Creating A Great Email Signature
  6. 6. 1) Don't confuse your recipient by using too many colors or fonts
  7. 7. 2) Don't look silly by Using animations
  8. 8. 3) Don't include personal details When doing business
  9. 9. 4) Don't include Every possible way to contact you
  10. 10. 5) Don't use an image as your signature Some email providers or devices have default settings that block images in emails. If your signature is an image that includes your name, title, and logo, you run the chance that the recipient won’t see anything.
  11. 11. 6) Don't bother with a legal disclaimer Unless it is standard for your industry
  12. 12. 7) Don't add a quote Because you never know what someone find offensive
  13. 13. Document Presented by SusanGilbert.com Credit: www.ribbit.net www.fastcompany.com

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