Top 9 Best Business Email Books

Best Business Email Books

Business Email: Write to Win. Business English & Professional Email Writing Essentials by Marc Roche

Professional emails are too important to mess up. They are evidence of something that you said or did, and as such, they can be your best friend or your worst nightmare. Every day, a staggering amount of business communication takes place. This book will help you not only write more professional business e-mails but also improve your overall business English. “Know your context as well as your audience.” Like everything in life, emails are not created equal. The same email can be digital gold or digital poop depending on the situation in which it’s deployed, so you must always pay attention to context. Even if you send exactly the same email to the same audience, in a different context they will interpret your email differently, as they will approach it with a different mind-frame, together with a different set of beliefs and expectations. When you approach an email in a business setting, the first thing to do is to decide exactly what you want from the exchange and then, what context you are writing in. Is this a close colleague but there is a not-so close colleague included into the email exchange? Is this an invitation to have drinks after work with someone who has worked with you for years and has suddenly decided to change paths in their career? 

In his comprehensive guide, communications expert Danny Rubin provides more than 100 email/document templates for networking and the job search. With each template, Rubin saves you time and takes the stress out of professional email writing.

Wait, How Do I Write This Email? is a perfect resource for people who need to build relationships and grow into careers. It’s also used in high schools, colleges, workforce development programs and even the Pentagon as part of in communications courses for senior-level personnel.

Page after page, Rubin offers detailed instructions for networking (ex: how to contact alumni from your school) and the job search (ex: how to apply even if the company has no openings at the time).

He also includes smart LinkedIn templates, memorable handwritten notes, the outline for a powerful one-page resume and a fresh cover letter strategy with a focus on

Packed with over 500 sample documents, over 100 tips for better business writing and useful templates you can apply to your writing immediately, Model Business Letters will help you put the key rules of good business writing into action.

Even the savviest office workers struggle with awkward, sticky and downright tricky business emails. How do I politely tell a colleague that their request isn’t my job? What do I say when I’m behind schedule or over budget? What if I hate working with that person? “100 of Your Toughest Business Emails: Solved” has all these answers, and more, from an experienced Corporate Communications Manager.

Most business people, aside from executives, don’t have the luxury of leaving their most critical business emails in the hands of trained professionals.

What about the rest of us?

In “100 of Your Toughest Business Emails: Solved: Plug and Play Ideas From a Seasoned Corporate Communications Manager”, author Megan Sharma draws on her years of experience as a professional ghostwriter for a fast-paced IT company to help others who may struggle with word choice in business emails.

Are you frustrated with the amount of time you spend on business email every day?

Don’t Reply All will show you how to use email more efficiently.

Most employees spend over 11 hours a week reading and replying to emails.

In this book, you’ll learn how to spend less time and make your messages more effective. You’ll get research-based guidelines for improving the way you communicate with your team members.

You’ll also learn how to write professional emails that are read and responded to more frequently.

Does any of this sound familiar to you?

1. You sit down every week staring at that blinking cursor wondering what to send your email list, and then a week becomes two or more, and you can’t remember when the last time you emailed them was.

2. You have an opt-in incentive or lead magnet that’s pretty much doing nothing for you or your business.

3. You have a haphazardly thrown together email sequence that doesn’t bring you sales or engagement.

4. You silently cringe every month as you pay out your email service provider because you’re not using any of their features.

5. You’re pretty much winging it with email

If you’re nodding yes, 300 Email Marketing Tips will give you more than a bare-bones framework to put in place an email marketing strategy for your business.

by Dianna Booher

Business communication expert and bestselling author Dianna Booher shares practical wisdom on how to write effective emails that get results and how to organize documents to gain control and increase your productivity.

Today, most business writing is email writing. We handle even our most important customer transactions, internal operations, and supplier partnerships solely by email.

Yet many of us still struggle to write emails that get results. And we often are so overwhelmed by the sheer volume of emails that we feel as though we’re in email jail!

How we handle email has a large impact on the trajectory of our career. Emails can build or destroy credibility, clarify or confuse situations for our coworkers and customers, and reduce or increase security risks and legal liabilities. This book will help you master your emails and stand out as a clear, credible communicator. After all, clear, credible communicators become leaders in every industry.

With more than three decades of experience analyzing emails across various industries for corporate clients, Booher offers guidance on how to identify and stop email clutter so you can increase productivity while improving communication flow.

by Jeremy Chatelaine

Cold email is how I started my business. I originally used it to get interviews to gain knowledge on a particular market, then to get feedback on what I was building and finally to get demo calls to gain new customers as well as expand my network as a founder. It’s what made my business profitable, so I know first hand that it can be a really lucrative channel when executed properly.

The problem is what most people tell about cold email on the Internet is highly subject to the survivorship bias (meaning it worked for them, failing to realize that what really made things work was actually something else), often outdated regarding what works in 2015, at best grossly inaccurate (revealing only half of the story, or tested with just 50 emails), or worse just plain wrong and totally misleading.

So be ready for a ride because all those fancy posts you read on the Internet on cold emails won’t account for a fraction of what you’ll learn in this book.

by Bruce A. Hird

This book is a collection of nearly 250 shortened or adapted business letters that were actually emailed, faxed, or posted. While the letters vary in complexity and length, all samples are comprised of straightforward sentences that upper intermediate readers of English as a second language should have no difficulty understanding and using. The book should also be useful for native English speakers seeking a fundamental approach to written business communication and for teachers in need of business-writing source material and exercises. The book is divided into three parts: Part 1: Letter samples and answers to the exercises (usually letter revisions). Part 2: Exercises (original letters, situational assignments, and sequencing assignments). Part 3: Hotel and travel matters.