How to Write a Formal Letter [Tutorial]
The process of writing a formal letter has become somewhat of a lost art. Email has taken over a large portion of written communication in a professional setting, which is why understanding email etiquette is crucial. But for those instances where a tangible letter is required it’s important to remain professional.
You will likely only use this skill a handful of times each year but the recipient will surely take notice when it’s executed correctly. Mastering the format of these types of professional messages is critical.
Brooks Doherty, dean of general education at Rasmussen College, will walk you through the process of writing a formal letter. Following this basic outline will help you make a positive impression on whomever you are addressing in your message.