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Tech Tips for Non-Tech People!

Data Doctors Tech Tips | Ken Colburn & Brandon Disney
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Original Air Date: Jul 31, 2015

When to Send Emails

As inefficient and potentially dangerous communicating by e-mail has become, it’s still the primary way most of us communicate in business.

If you’re finding that your e-mail messages are not getting a timely response, it could be because of the day of the week or time of day that you’re sending it according to a recent study.

A company called Yesware analyzed over 500,000 sales emails and found that email open and reply rates are higher on the weekends. Why? It could be because there’s significantly less email being sent on weekends.

They also determined that sending messages in the early morning (between 6 and 7) and evening (around 8) were the most effective at getting a response.

With this in mind, you may want to learn how to schedule your important email messages if your email system offers that option; most of them do.

If you want to see the details of the Yesware study, I’ve posted the link at