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Formatting Autoresponder Messages


Have you received emails that were all broken up? These emails have one or two words on one line,
then eight or ten words on the next line. In some cases, one word begins on one line and ends on the
next. These emails are very hard to read, and they appear to be very unprofessional. Is this what you
want your autoresponder email messages to look like?

If not, you need to learn how to format your messages. Start by reading the instructions for your
specific autoresponder. Each one operates a bit differently in the way that it handles text. For
instance, some autoresponder messages will be messed up if you do put a ‘hard line break’ at the
end of each line, while others will be messed up if you don’t! Find out what the right option is for your

Because each email client is different, you should not allow any line in your message to exceed 65
characters. This will help prevent lines from breaking up, and it is achieved by hitting the ‘enter’ key at
the end of each sixty-five character line. The best way to be sure that your autoresponder messages
are delivered in the correct format is to send them to yourself, before you send them to your list!

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