A thank you with a nudge works best

It may sound pushy, but the most effective thank-you for an email assumes the recipient will cooperate with you.

Of all the ways to say thank you, “Thanks in advance” got the highest response rate, according to a study by email productivity software provider Boomerang.

Is the message overconfident or merely optimistic, assuming cooperation from the recipient?

Either way, it worked best of eight most common sign-offs studied.

Boomerang data scientist Brendan Greenley said, “There’s a bit of posturing involved with this closing, and you do risk coming across as a little aggressive, but it turns out it works pretty well.”

Read about it at https://www.fastcompany.com/3069126/work-smart/use-these-words-at-the-end-of-your-emails-to-increase-your-chance-of-getting-a-