GUIDELINES

  1. The function of this invitation letter is to advertise your organization's products and increase sales. It strengthens the bond between the company and its customers. Such events also help in attracting new clients.
  2. Make the beginning interesting to get the reader's attention.
  3. Invite the reader to attend the event. Offer a lucrative incentive too.
  4. Mention all the necessary details, like date, time, and place of the event.
  5. Tell the reader that you expect him/her to attend the event.

SAMPLE LETTER

[Senders Name]
[Address line]
[State, ZIP Code]

[Letter Date]

[Recipients Name]
[Address line]
[State, ZIP Code]

[Subject: Normally bold, summarizes the intention of the letter] -Optional-


Dear [Recipients Name],

Have you tried being the only one assigned to oversee and do a major task for a demanding publishing job? Ever considered running for someone who is more of an expert at that?

Well, fret no more because, with our 5-hour seminar, you will learn the techniques of getting the job done way ahead of time, all by yourself. Our workshop teaches you how to create online magazines, catalogs, newspapers, newsletters, brochures and more. It also provides information on structural editing. Designing and typesetting, copy-editing, and all about ironing the glitches.

We'll make sure in-house publishing will no longer be something you want to avoid. You can relax and have the confidence that you can get the job done the right way. If you wish to be signed up, kindly fill out the form enclosed herein. Thank you.

Sincerely,

[Senders Name]
[Senders Title] -Optional-

[Enclosures: number] - Optional -
cc: [Name of copy recipient] - Optional -

Invitation letter to a publishing technicalities seminar.

Further things to consider when writing invitation letters to colleagues

Invitation Letters

Invitation letters are letters you write to request people to meetings, formal occasions, or events. As the name suggests, the first and primary purpose of invitation letters is to request the presence of the recipient and the second is to confirm that the recipient will be present. Although invitation letters are mostly used to invite people to social events, they can also be used when applying for visas. Depending on the event, these letters can be formal or informal. Regardless, all invitation letters must be sent in advance to give the recipient enough time to respond or plan ahead.

Great invitation letters are brief and easy to understand. Start by introducing yourself and write a sentence or two about the host. Provide the necessary information regarding the event such as the date and time of the event, venue, dress code, how to accept or decline the invitation, etc. Mention some of the activities that would be taking place during the event and which ones the recipient would be taking part in if any. Provide your contact details in case the recipient needs further information. End by expressing anticipation of the recipient's attendance to the event.

Letters to Colleagues

Letters to colleagues are, simply, letters written to coworkers. These letters are written in a business or professional setting for different purposes. Maybe you want to thank a coworker for doing you a favor - write a thank-you letter. You want to congratulate him/her for a promotion - write a congratulation letter. Perhaps you want to apologize for doing something wrong - write an apology letter, or may be you have found a new job, and it's time to say goodbye - write a farewell letter. Although some colleagues may find writing letters a tedious process, it is a great way to maintain a strong working relationship.

Most letters to colleagues are informal. You really don't need to use all that formal jargon to people you know pretty well ? do you? Begin your letter with a warm and friendly salutation and the proper name of the recipient. Clearly state the purpose of your letter. Be specific and know exactly what you are talking about. Use clear language which the recipient can easily understand. Maintain a friendly and pleasant tone. Close the letter positively and with a note of anticipation that the recipient will take the necessary action.

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