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Ever been stuck wondering how to reply to an email? Use these 64 professional email responses for difficult situations to find the right words to say and finish email faster.
Ever been stuck wondering how to reply to an email? Use these 64 professional email responses for difficult situations to find the right words to say and finish email faster.
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Email Strategy Cards

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One wrong word can damage a relationship. A careless email can hurt our connections at work and in our personal lives, and we might not even know it.

Email Strategy Cards is a hefty deck of 64 email responses for difficult situations, plucked from decades of professional communications. The next time you're stuck wondering how to reply to an issue, flip through these genuine, respectful replies for a wide variety of workplace scenarios. With email out of the way, you will have more time for people and projects that truly matter.

Find the right words to say and spend less time on email.

Volume 1 Includes Four Common Themes

1. SAY NO without feeling guilty

Have you ever said yes to something merely because you didn't have the right words to say no? The SAY NO cards help you decline requests when you need to, which gives you the time and mental energy to say yes to high-value opportunities when they come your way.

2. SAY YES while balancing your time

The SAY YES cards offer you examples of how to set crystal clear expectations about what you are committing to (and what you aren't). Setting good expectations and then delivering on them is the key to creating a rock-solid reputation for yourself.

3. BOUNCE the ball back to their court

Sometimes you need to send a response before you really have a final answer. You might need more details, or just more time to make your decision. The BOUNCE cards help you get those emails out of your inbox.

4. DEFUSE difficult situations

If you've ever received an angry email from a coworker or a customer, you know how tense those emotionally-charged situations can be. The DEFUSE cards are here to help you give calm, friendly responses that guide the conversation to a positive, productive outcome. 

Stretch Goals

$10,000 - Upgrade to Rigid Case

In appreciation of every backer, if the project funding goes above $10,000 then Ian will be able to upgrade the tuckflap box to a rigid case to better protect your cards. The base and lid of these glossy two-part boxes are made of an ultra-thick fiberboard material to prevent dents and keep your cards looking nice.

$15,000 - Put a Ring on it!

Keep your cards organized using a binding ring. These strong nickel-finished metal rings are made in the USA and can easily be installed or removed as needed. Ian will include this special gift with every deck at no additional charge if the project funding reaches $15,000.

Risks and challenges

The project timeline has been carefully selected to ensure that your Email Strategy Cards will ship from the US-based fulfillment center no later than December 15, 2018.

The exact delivery date the package arrives at your door will depend on your location, but most backers will receive their rewards before December 25, 2018.

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    One Deck

    These 64 email strategy cards will arrive with 4 table of contents cards and 1 instruction card, packed in a custom printed tuckbox.

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    Two Decks (Save 10%)

    Give a deck to a friend as a gift, and get one for yourself too!

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    You will receive one deck of every single volume that Ian produces, including this deck and all future decks. Future decks will be provided simply for the cost of shipping them to you.

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    Ten Deck Office Gift Pack (20% off)

    Great for the holiday gift-giving season! Give a deck to everyone at the office, or all the professionals in your family.

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    Email Escape Pod

    Surprise! In addition to a 10-deck office gift pack with free shipping AND a lifetime subscription for yourself, this reward comes with something very special: A one-on-one consultation session with Ian, the creator of Email Strategy Cards, to help you write that difficult email. This is good for one session over the phone at a mutually agreeable time, for one issue of up to 30 minutes, and must be claimed before the end of the year 2019.

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