Lifetime Encyclopedia of Letters

ISBN-10: 0735202184
ISBN-13: 9780735202184
Edition: 3rd 2001
Authors: Harold E. Meyer
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 1/1/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 512
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.134
Language: English

This is a compendium of nearly 1,000 ready-to-use model letters for all situations, from business to personal. With over 600 categories and an index, there are letters that cover every conceivable subject, including letters of thanks and apology.

How You Will Benefit From This Book
Complete Range of Categories
We Can All Use Help
Easy-to-Follow Models
How-to-Do-It Outline
How to Use This Book When You Can't Find Your Topic
Beginning and Ending Sentences
Hard Sell Versus Soft Sell
Model Letters Analyzed
Easy-to-Use Index
Lifetime Reference Work
Requesting Favors
Closing a Request with Confidence--Examples
Additional Information
Questionnaire
Consumer Survey
Response to Inquiry
Procedural Change
Rescheduling Order
Time Extension
Meeting Deadline
Shorten Deadline
Office Visit
Manufacturing-Plant Visit
Share Experience
Financial Statement
Business Guidance
Business Statistics
Business Forecast
Business Location
Business Opportunities
Sample Letter
Quote from Article
Obtaining Interview
Request for a Speaker
Obtaining Speakers
Entertaining a Friend
Alleviating Fear
Board a Relative
Job for a Relative
Please Send Money
Tool Loan
Desert Rescue
Declining Requests
Begin by Agreeing
Begin with a Thank You
Begin with an Agreement and Apology
Statements of Refusal
Close with Encouragement
Invitations
Invitation to Dinner
Invitation to Speak
Join a Group
TV-Program Research
Football Game
Request for Information or Material
Information Not Available
Tree Disease
Item Not Available
Application for Personal Credit
Lack of Information
No Records
Short Employment
Slow Pay
New in Area
Current Information Lacking
Application for Business Credit
Financial Condition
Credit Limited
Company Procedure--Late Payment
Guarantor Needed
Previous Poor Pay
Bad Risk
Bad Risk--No Hope
Franchise Refused
Will Not Change Prior Understanding
Donation
Discontinued Contributions
Use of Name in Fund Raising
Company Policy
Budget Limitation
Political Donation
Disagree with Charity Project
Customer Adjustments
Damaged Product
Cash Discount
Credit Adjustment
Special Product
Poor Workmanship
Slow-Selling Product
Other Letters of Declination
Can't Fill Order
Special Assignment
Business Meeting Unnecessary
Magazine Subscribers Limited
Manuscript
Publication--Editorial Program
Publication--Needs Reworking
Refusing a Volunteer
Declining a Friendly Loan
No More Babysitting
Lying
Loan of Personal Item
Freight Claim
Miscellaneous Request
Financial Aid
Sales
Model Opening Sentences
Model Closing Sentences
Investment--Real Estate
Business Magazine
Magazine--Elitist
Mortgage Insurance
Homeowner's Insurance
Flood Insurance
Health Care
Dentistry
Book Club
Real Estate--Homes
Real Estate--Mountain Property
Camera
Computer Modem
Specific Customer--Roofing Tile
Sales-Promotion Book
Gift of Food
Bakery
Income-Tax Consulting
Service Contract
Inactive Customer
Collection Service
Public Official
Executive Recruiter
Personal Credit
Furniture, Retail
Art Object
Life Insurance
Cost Savings
Retail Sales
Kitchenware
Envelopes
Letterhead Design
Pest Control
Weight Loss
Beauty Salon
Produce Containers
Toyota Camry
Mississippi Welcome
Phone Service
Follow-Up Sales Letters
Follow-up
Fund Raising
Charitable Help for the Disadvantaged
Runaway Children
Disadvantaged Girl
Troubled Boys
Homeless Children
Mentally Retarded
Disabled Children
Home Support for Disabled
Hungry Children
Arthritis
Heart Disease
American Veterans
Cerebal Palsy
United Way
Disaster Relief
Sponsor a Child
Lung Disease
Working Mothers
Inner-City Children
Library
What We Offer You
Seeking Memberships
Thank-You
Magazine Campaign
Need Volunteers
Exceed Last Year
Churches
Secular Appeal
Fund-Raising Start
Every-Member Canvass
Budget Can Be Met
Delinquent Pledge
Love Is a Reason for Giving
Mission Potluck
Hospitals
Updating Facilities
Success Story
Expansion Costs
Maintain Quality Service
Doctors Join in Giving
Doctors as Business Persons
Last Appeal to Doctors
Using a Specific Example
Need New Equipment
Appeal to Ego
Join Hospital Foundation
Schools
Give More than Last Year
Library Needs
Alumni Solicitation
Haven't Given Yet
Minorities Program
Operational Funds
Building Fund
Student Union Building
Financially Disadvantaged Students
Every Little Bit Helps
Pledge Not Received
Worthy Projects
Community
Art Museum
Community Theater
Local Symphony
Security Patrol
Middle East Peace
Immigration
Public Television
Visitors' Center
Collection
How to Receive a Prompt Reply
Attention-Getting Openings--Humorous
Other Opening Sentences
Strong Closing Sentences
Prompt-Action Sentences
Goodwill Sentences
Soothing Sentences
Apologetic Sentences
Reassuring Sentences
Repeated Thoughts--Sentences
Promoting the Future--Sentences
Suggestions for Effective Credit Letters
Series of Collection Letters
Three Letters: Reminder
Three Letters: Past-Due Charge Account
Three Letters: Business-Invoice Past Due
Three Letters: Past-Due Freight Bill
Four Letters: Overdue Charge Account
Four Letters: Loan Past Due
Four Letters: Patience
Five Letters: Credit Record
Five Letters: Installments
Six Letters: Future Credit Limited
Six Letters: Credit Standing Jeopardized
First Collection Letter Is a Reminder
Middle Stages of Collection Letters
Appeals-Collection Letters
Final Collection Letters
Information: Providing and Requesting
Providing Information
Shipping Instructions
Procedural Change
Price Increase
Purchasing Policy
Bid Price
Complying with Request
Data No Longer Required
Lease Instructions
Action Taken
Payment Instructions
Confirmation
Payment Delay
Continue Procedure
Number Code Changes
Repeated Instructions
Distribution of Reports
Claim Against City
Effect of Strike
Layoff
Statement of Future Occurrence
Policy Change
Change in Items Used
Address Change
Will Contact You Again
Reason for Cooperation
Send Records Elsewhere
Too Busy
New Paint Required
Requesting Information
Accounting System
Acknowledgment of Gift
City Information
Recent Sales Activity
Order Information
Data for Newsletter
Credit Information
Credit Application
Credit Card
Warranty Questions
Making an Appointment
Old Equipment
Corporate Name
Please Investigate
Office Furniture
Life-Insurance Questions
Procedural Change
Confirming Conversation
Personnel Evaluation
School Courses
Price Quote
Report Request
Chemical Hazards
Physical Inventory
Opinion Asked
Survey of Consumption
Suggestions
Transfer
Travel Plans
Maintenance Agreement
Research Question
Claims Service Evaluation
Medical Facility Evaluation
Complaints: Making and Answering
Making Complaints
Transit Damage
Cost of Purchases
Messy Work Area
Low Sales
Sales Forecast
Manufacturing Errors
Manufacturing Problem
Shipping Errors
Billing Error
Computer Error
Catalog Order
No Follow-up
Labor-Law Violation
Misrepresentation
Noisy Driver
Meetings Out of Control
Barking and Biting Dogs
No Stop Light
Delayed Phone Service
Slow Response
Gardener Problem
Improper Installation
Answering Complaints
Opening Sentences
Closing Sentences
Disturbed Retail Customer
Misrepresentation Reply
Convenient Hours
Extended Payments
Employee Rudeness
Misdirected Mail
Late Delivery
Low-Sales Reply
Meeting Control
Damaged Merchandise
Merchandise Guarantee
Unsatisfactory Chair
Unsatisfactory Television
Foreign Object in Food
Declining Responsibility
Editing of Newsletter
Paint Work
Pricing Error
Shipping Error
Billing Error
Statement Error
Biting Dog
Complaint-Handling Procedure
Employment
Letters Written by Job Applicants
Cover Letters for Resumes
Advertising Executive
Accounting Manager
Staff Manager--Telephone Company
Management-Information Systems
Writer of Sales Letters
Cover Letters for Job Applicants
Secretary
Market-Research Trainee
Retail-Department Manager
Resumes
Advertising Executive
Senior Accountant
Assistant Staff Manager
Systems Administrator
Job-Application Letters
Answering Ad for Accounting Manager
Cold-Call Application Letter for Museum Director
Cold-Call Letter for Administrative Assistant
Cold-Call Application Letter for Computer Systems Manager
Application Letter for Job Suggested by a Present Employee
Thanking an Employer
Accepting Offer of an Interview
Thank-You for the Interview
Thank-You for Your Recommendation
Accepting Job Offer
Rejecting Job Offer
Letters Written by Employers
Tentatively Accepting Applicant
Requesting Data from References
Requesting Data from Applicants
Providing References to Another Employer
Invitation to an Interview
Rejecting Tentatively Accepted Applicants
Rejecting Applicant
Accepting Applicant
Welcome to New Employee
Performance Appraisal
Performance Evaluation
Job Performance Review
Recommendation for Promotion
Promotion Notice
Congratulations on Your Promotion
Promotion Denied
Reprimand
Termination Warning
Termination
Accepting Resignation
Notice of Employee Leaving
Retirement Congratulations
Letters Involving Third Parties
Thanks for Helping Me Get a Job
Recommending a Job Applicant
Rejecting Applicant Recommended by a Third Party
Congratulations on Promotion
Congratulations on Retirement
Termination and Resignation
Termination
Plant Closed
Company Cutbacks
Temporary Layoff
Company Merger
Financial Problems
Office Consolidation
Indiscretions
Personal Friend
Temporary Assignment Declined
Performance
Classroom Procedures
Unwanted Employee
Termination Warning
Personal Problems
Below-Standard Performance
Classroom Performance
Borderline Work Effort
Tardiness
Absentee Record
Resignation
New Position
Seeking New Challenge
College Training
Ill Health
Heart Problem
Personal Problems
Disagree with Goals
Volunteer
Reason Omitted
Resignation Acceptance
Disagreement with Goals
Declining a Transfer
Accepting Resignation
Acknowledgment of Separation Pay and Release
Sympathy and Condolence
Sentences Expressing Sympathy
Sentences Thanking the Reader for an Expression of Sympathy
Lost Your Job
Failed the State Exam
Letters to Hospitalized People
Hospitalized for Illness
Hospitalized for Accident or Injury
Other's Illness
Death of Business Associate
Death of Business Friend
Death of Spouse
Death of Husband
Death of Wife
Death of Relative
Death of Mother
Death of Father
Death of Daughter
Death of Son
Death of Sister
Death of Brother
Miscarriage
Death of Others
Belated Condolence
Death by Suicide
Death--from a Business Firm
Birth Defect
Divorce
Marriage Separation
Misfortune
Personal Reverses
Unnamed Tragedy
Thank You for Your Sympathy
Apology
Sentences of Apology
Reasons for an Apology
Bad Behavior
Billing Error
Company Policy
Confusing Word Usage
Declining Dinner Invitation
Postponed Appointment
Postponed Dinner
Missed Lunch Appointment
Delayed Answer
Delayed Credit
Delayed Order
Delayed Paperwork
Delayed Return of Borrowed Item
Delayed Thank-You
Indiscretion
Ignoring a Customer
Incomplete Instructions
Incomplete Project
Late Report
Missed Meeting
Missing a Caller
Project Failure
Quote Error
Shipping Error
Slow Payment
Small Reward
Statement Error
Wrong Information
Sharing the Blame
Congratulations
Sales Volume
New Customer
Author Appreciation
Job Well Done
Top Salesperson
Exceeding Goal
College Acceptance
Graduation
College Degree
Specialized Teacher
Handicapped
New Position
Promotion
Service Award
Five Years
Twenty years
Golf Tournament
Industry Award
Retirement
President of Rotary
Anniversary
Honorary Sorority
President of Association
Store Opening
City Councilperson
Loan Paid
Engagement
Marriage
Adoption
New Home
Happy Birthday
Thank-You and Appreciation
Gift
Pamphlet
Information
Materials Received
Advice
Personal Support
Recommendation
Dinner Invitation
Recognition
Going-Away Party
Hospitality
Companionship
Friendship
Book Loan
Appreciation
Fond Memories
Illness
Caregiver
Family Crisis
Job Well Done
Being Our Customer
Charge-Account Convenience
Loan
Sales Presentation
Accounting Help
Payment
Referral
Attending
Visiting
Other Business Letters
Goodwill
Seasons Greetings
Good Work
Free Bulletin
Golf Invitation
To a Salesperson's Spouse
Sales Agreement Ended
Enjoyed Meeting You
Real-Estate Service
Requested Information
Sending Information
Making Contribution
Favorable Adjustment
Introductions
New Sales Representative
Friend for Sales Position
A Friend
Academic Assistance
New Employee
Acknowledgment
Late Payment Received
Large Order
Cannot Meet Deadline
Report Received
Invitations
To Do Advertising
Use Company Hotel Room
Dinner Guest
Accepting Invitations
To Speak
Football Celebration
Retirement Dinner
Dinner Invitation
Dinner, Company President
Join a Group
Declining Invitations
Accepting a Position
Committee Chairperson
Lions Club
Cover Letters
Expenditure Request
Lists
Agreement for Signature
Warehouse Report
Statement Requested
Savings Statement
Insurance Renewal
Price Increase
Valuable Document
Follow-Up
Correct an Error
Additional Information Requested
Inactive Charge Account
Power Lawn-Mower Purchase
Magazine Subscription
Query Letters Seeking Publication
Book
Magazine Article
Procedural Proposal
Paying Invoices
Going over Another's Head
Other Personal Letters
Welcome
To New Resident
To New Member
Announcement
Engagement
Broken Engagement
Death of Father
Birth of Daughter
Adoption
Good Wishes
Seasons Greetings
Convalescing
Acknowledgment
Gift Received
Dinner Postponement
Help Received
Invitation
Encouragement
Low Productivity
Sales Contest
Promotion
Research Paper
Fund Drive
Teaching
Letters to the Editor
Baseball Excitement
Photo Radar
Cult Suicides
Children Smoking
Lying Approved?
Computer Research
Teach Children to Write
Automobile Air Bags
Sirens and Lights Save Lives?
Compliments
Staff Help
Orientation Help
Unusual Help
Finding Error
Construction Bid
Good Salesman
Sales Increase
Improved Grades
Vote Getter
Ministerial Evaluation
Recommendations
Customer
Domestic Service
High-School Graduate
Discreet Letters
Reacquaintance
Respect My Privacy
Reprimand
Outside Activities at Work
Lack of Cleanliness
Bad Behavior
College Washout
Travel Expense
Lack of Cooperation
Unsafe Conditions
Trespassing
Bullying Child
Child's Coach
Presenting Gifts
Companionship
Friendship
Advice
Funeral Officiating
Baptismal Officiating
Hospital Patient
Eightieth Birthday
Illness
Retirement
Accepting Gifts
Chess Set
Food Snacks
Book
Money
Oil Painting
Watercolor Painting
Art Object
Free Product
Cooler
Declining Gifts
Company Policy
Must Maintain Image
Duplicate Gift
Gift Too Valuable
Expensive Gift
Tribute
Tribute to a Wife
Tribute to a Husband
Testimonials
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