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The Simple Superpower of a Follow-Up Email

Do it right, and it only leads to good things

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If there is one piece of professional advice that is wildly underestimated in its impact, it is the power of the follow-up email.

When I was a full-time reporter, I saw the power of this from both sides of the inbox over and over again.




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Rosie Spinks

Rosie Spinks

Writing about how to create a meaningful life in a chaotic world. Formerly a lifestyle and business reporter. Find me: @rojospinks.

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