5 Quick Email Etiquette Tips for Bands (and Everyone Else)

Download (5)Email is one of the most common forms of communication. Because of that, the way we communicate can often be informal. If you are, however, a musician attempting to communicate with professional contacts, formality is key in presenting yourself as a professional. In the midst of the emails received, Bobby Borg, gives tips on how to make your emails professional and stand out from the pack. 

While it seems like we all know the basic rules of email, like most forms of common communication many of those rules are often forgotten. As a musician making industry contacts, emails should be personalized to the person you are sending it to. Specific subject lines and short but meaningful content can keep more people engaged which could lead to more gigs and better media attention. Check out Bobby Borg's tips on email etiquette on MusicThinkTank.com.

"While the internet and new technologies propel the world into the future, I’m amazed by how many of us have the online etiquette of a caveperson. Seriously, I just got an anonymous link posted on my social networks with the blurb, “Yo, check my song out.” Two seconds later, I got a friend request from someone with no profile picture other than that creepy default blank head. While the following tips aren’t groundbreaking, they serve as reminders that just might help us all to be a little more mindful the next time we get online."

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  1. Nice article, short and to the point. One thing to add, never send an angry email to anyone. Our drummer sent a demanding email to a soundman for an upcoming gig. Not surprisingly, our sound was awful that night.

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