RE: Alternative to "Thanks"

Subject: RE: Alternative to "Thanks"
From: "Sean Brierley" <sbrierley -at- Accu-Time -dot- com>
To: "Techwr-l" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 24 Oct 2008 16:22:24 -0400

Regards for business. Warm regards for business I care more about (not
saying I don't care about regards). Cheers to a mix. Sincerely is
standard US fare. Remember, though, an email is not a letter. So, you
have some latitude. What does your corporate style guide say? <g>



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Subject: Alternative to "Thanks"

I see this all the time in emails. I also see "Regards." I don't know
about you, but to me it seems rather cold.

"Regards" seems very abrupt. I would rather see "Kind regards," "Sincere
regards" or "Warm regards." None of these modifiers seem to go well with

Don't know what to do with "Thanks." In emails, it has become standard
boilerplate and doesn't mean anything.

I usually try to say "Thank you." Even that rings hollow at times.

What do you folks use?

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