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Business Thank You Notes

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Thank you notes are always appreciated, whether it's to say thank you for a job interview, to show your appreciation for a referral or for a recommendation, or to say thanks for the business, taking the time to say thank you will not only show your appreciation, it will help build relationships with clients, customers and colleagues.

Here's information on who to thank and when to send a thank you card, what to write in your thank you notes, including email and handwritten samples, plus a selection of business thank you cards for your review.

Appreciation Notes

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What's the best way to show your appreciation? Here are thank you note examples which show appreciation for a job well done, for help at work, for a client or job referral, for assistance with your career or job search, and for a variety of other professional and business circumstances.

Business Thank You Examples

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Review these business thank you letter and note examples including thank you letters for employees and employers, managers, colleagues, clients, vendors, networking contacts, and other business professionals, to get ideas for your own correspondence.

Thank You Note Examples

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When you need to say thank you, it's always important to choose the right words and an appropriate thank you card, if you're sending a handwritten thank you note. Here are thank you note samples and thank you email message examples for a variety of circumstances.

Business Thank You Email Message Example

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Your thank you notes don't need to all be handwritten. It's definitely acceptable to say thank you via email or a LinkedIn message - especially if you want to relay your thanks immediately.

When sending email messages, be sure that the Subject Line of your email address includes "Thank You" and include your name, too, if you don't know the person you are writing to well.

For example, the Subject of your message could say: Thank You From Jane Doe.

Business Thank You Cards

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Here is a selection of thank you notes that you can order online. If you stock up on a box or two, you'll be set to send your handwritten cards as soon as you need to get one in the mail.
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Contact Keeper Business Thank You Notes

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This thank you note from Franklin Covey is available in a 10 pack (Buy Direct) and has an insert where you can include a business card. It's a neat way to say thank you and to follow up with your contact information.

Employee Thank You Notes

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Need to say thank you to an employee who has done a great job? How about a colleague who provided assistance at work? Or, do you appreciate what your boss has done for you? Here are a variety of employee thank you note examples you can tailor to fit your own circumstances.

How to Write a Business Letter

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When you are writing to prospective employers, colleagues, professional and business connections, the layout of your letter is almost as important as what you are writing. Here's what to include in your letters, notes and email messages, how to format them, and more guidelines for writing business letters.

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