Send by David Shipley audiobook

Send: The Essential Guide to Email for Office and Home

By David Shipley and Will Schwalbe
Read by David Shipley and Will Schwalbe

Random House Audio
2.55 Hours Abridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9780739344361

• When should you email, and when should you call, fax, or just show up? • What is the crucial–and most often overlooked–line in an email? • What is the best strategy when you send (in anger or error) a potentially career-ending electronic bombshell? Enter Send. Whether you email just a little or never stop, here, at last, is an authoritative and delightful audiobook that shows how to write the perfect email anywhere. Send also points out the numerous (but not always obvious) times when email can be the worst option and might land you in hot water (or even jail!). The secret is, of course, to think before you click. Send is nothing short of a survival guide for the digital age–wise, brimming with good humor, and filled with helpful lessons from the authors’ own email experiences (and mistakes). In short: absolutely e-ssential.

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Summary

Summary

• When should you email, and when should you call, fax, or just show up?
• What is the crucial–and most often overlooked–line in an email?
• What is the best strategy when you send (in anger or error) a potentially career-ending electronic bombshell?

Enter Send. Whether you email just a little or never stop, here, at last, is an authoritative and delightful audiobook that shows how to write the perfect email anywhere. Send also points out the numerous (but not always obvious) times when email can be the worst option and might land you in hot water (or even jail!).
The secret is, of course, to think before you click. Send is nothing short of a survival guide for the digital age–wise, brimming with good humor, and filled with helpful lessons from the authors’ own email experiences (and mistakes). In short: absolutely
e-ssential.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

An informative, entertaining, thorough, and thoughtful book. . . . Much of their advice would apply equally well to old-fashioned letters; it’s common sense, mingled with some basic principles of etiquette and grammar. But the authors present this advice concisely and often amusingly, with real-life examples of email gone bad. . . . I wish I’d read this book long ago. Dave Barry, The New York Times Book Review“With the publication of their book, Send, they have put themselves forward as the genre’s Strunk and White.

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Author

Author Bio: David Shipley

Author Bio: David Shipley

David Shipley is an American journalist. He is currently executive editor of Bloomberg View, overseeing its editorial page and its associated columnists and op-ed contributors. He was picked for this position in December 2010 and jointly launched Bloomberg View with James P. Rubin in May 2011. Shipley was formerly the op-ed editor of the New York Times. In 1986, he landed his first journalism job with Simon and Schuster.

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Author Bio: Will Schwalbe

Author Bio: Will Schwalbe

Will Schwalbe has worked in publishing as senior vice president and editor in chief of Hyperion Books; digital media, as the founder and CEO of Cookstr.com; and as a journalist, writing for various publications including the New York Times and the South China Morning Post. He is on the boards of Yale University Press and the Kingsborough Community College Foundation. He is the author of Books for Living, The End of Your Life Book Club, and coauthor, with David Shipley, of Send: Why People Email So Badly and How to Do It Better.

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Details

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Runtime: 2.55
Audience: Adult
Language: English