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Great Personal Letters for Busy People: 501 Ready-To-Use Letters for Every Occasion

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ISBN-10: 0071464980

ISBN-13: 9780071464987

Edition: 2nd 2006

Authors: Dianna Booher

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Includes 201 letters completely new to this edition Dianna Booher's clients include NASA, the U.S. Army, and such Fortune 500 companies as IBM, Exxon,Verizon, Motorola, PepsiCo, and more The author frequently presents workshops and seminars to corporate clients and the public
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List price: $30.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 1/6/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 591
Size: 7.25" wide x 8.75" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.288
Language: English

Dianna Booher has published over 37 books and is the founder and CEO of her own training firm, Booher Consultants, Inc. She has worked with 25 of the 50 largest corporations in America and 227 of the Fortune 500 companies. She is a Certified Speaking Professional, a designation held by fewer than 300 professionals the world.

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Announcements
Birth of a Child
Example 1
Example 2
Adoption of a Child
Engagement
Graduation of Son or Daughter
Military Service
Wedding of Son or Daughter
Birth of a Grandchild
Retirement
Divorce
Death of a Family Member
Class Reunion
Move to a New Location
Change of Name
New Business
Change of Employer
Launch of Website (Personal)
Launch of Website (Business)
Apologies
For Making An Embarrassing Remark
For an Argument with a Friend
For Behaving Inappropriately
For Disturbing Neighbors
For Friend Behaving Inappropriately
For Pet's Poor Behavior
For Bouncing Check to Friend or Relative
For Failing to Invite a Friend to a Party
For Failing to Provide Information
For Damaging Neighbor's Property
For Missing Birthday
For Missing Anniversary
For Missing Friends' Anniversary
For Missing Dinner Date
For a Change of Plans
For Being Unable to Attend Function
For Missing a Funeral
For Missing a Deadline
For Not Having Written
For Forgetting Someone's Name
Charities, Volunteer Work, and Fund-Raising
Community Events
Requesting Recipient to Chair Fund-raiser
Inviting Recipient to Be Guest Speaker at Fund-raiser
Requesting Recipient to Sponsor Event
Soliciting Use of Space for a Community Event
Requesting Recipient to Serve on Committee
Example 1
Example 2
Invitation to Join a Neighborhood Group
Soliciting Bids from Vendors
Accepting Bids from Vendors
Reminding Participants of Upcoming Event
Inviting Recipients to Attend Benefit
Announcing Upcoming Event
Example 1
Example 2
Postponing or Canceling Event
Soliciting Contributions
For Runaway Children
For Homeless Shelter
For United Way
For Sponsorship in a Charity Run
For Athletic League
For Goods in a Charity Auction
For Elementary School Library
For Political Candidate
Public Service Announcement
Responding to Solicitations
Offer of Services Rather Than Money
Declining Solicitation:
Disagree with Cause
Insufficient Funds
Making Donation with Stipulation
Volunteering and Working with Volunteers
Announcing New Special-Interest Group
Seeking Volunteers
Requesting Participation in Survey
Thanking Volunteers
Renewing Commitment of Project Leaders
Volunteering for Special Program or Committee
Declining Request for Volunteers
Declining Offer of a Volunteer's Service
Resigning from Volunteer Position
Clergy and Support Organizations
Welcoming New Clergy to Congregation
Welcoming New Service Organization
Expressing Support for Clergy Position
Expressing Disapproval for Clergy Position
Expressing Appreciation to Clergy
For Sermon
For Baptism
For Sympathy and Support
For Funeral Service
For Holiday Service
For Counseling
Requesting Service of Clergy
Counseling for Friend
Counseling for Yourself
Wedding
Requesting Personal Character Reference
Inviting Clergy to Dinner
Inviting Clergy to Be a Guest Speaker
College
References and Introductions
Requesting References
Letter of Recommendation-Graduate School
Supplying References
Introducing Child or Friend Applying to College
Introducing Student Applying to College
Letter in Support of Tenure
Invitation to Faculty Reception
Declining to Supply Reference
Requests for Information
Requesting Information for Application
Review of Financial Aid Package
Requesting Information about Son's or Daughter's Performance
Work-Study Position
Requesting Transcript
Resolving Conflicts with Administration
Funds for Student Group
Declining Attendance and Withdrawing
Declining Attendance
Requesting Excused Absence
Changing Major or Withdrawing from Program
Requesting Grade of Incomplete
Resolving Conflicts with Teachers and Administration
Requesting Reinstatement after Disciplinary Action
Complaint about Teacher Conduct
Requesting Dorm Transfer
Disputing Unfair Grade
Disputing Unfair Disciplinary Action
Congratulations
Anniversary
Bar Mitzvah
Birth
Birthday
Engagement or Wedding
Graduation
Completion of Military Service
Opening Own Business
Personal Accomplishment
Example 1
Example 2
Athletic Accomplishment
Quitting Smoking
First House
New Job
Promotion
Example 1
Example 2
Retirement
Public Recognition
Winning Election
Publication in Newspaper or Journal
On Getting Well
Consumer Issues and Concerns
Appreciation
Technical Support
Helpful Salesperson
Of Safety Personnel
For Complimentary Services or Goods
Honest Mechanic
Complaints
About Delivery of Newspaper
About Hidden Charges/Surcharges
About Unfinished Work
About Return Policy
About Restaurant or Food Service
About E-Commerce Policy
Orders and Cancellations
Placing Order
Checking Status of Order
Receiving Duplicate Billing
Canceling Order
Canceling Unsatisfactory Service
Returning Damaged Product
Requesting Refund for Defective Product or Poor Service
Requesting Replacement under Warranty
Requests
Remove Name from Mailing List
Remove Name from Calling List
Remove Name from E-mail List or Group
Requesting Return of Deposit
Status of Online Auction Purchase
To Expand Service Area
Notifying Company of Hazardous Product
Credit, Banking, and Financial Concerns
Credit and Collections
Adding Person to Account
Removing Person from Account
Change of Name
Notifying of Payment Not Credited to Account
Requesting Reconsideration for Denied Charge Account
Requesting a Lower Interest Rate
Requesting Increase in Credit Limit
Claiming Bankruptcy Protection
Documenting Lost or Stolen Credit Card
Requesting Credit Report
Disputing Credit Report
Requesting Switch to Electronic Statements
Requesting Refund of Late Fee
Banking
Opening Account
Closing Account
Because of Better Rates
Because of Moving
Because of Poor Service
Disputing Account Statement
Service Charge
Failure to Credit Deposit
Insufficient Funds
Requesting Loan
Requesting Explanation of Loan Denial
Requesting Loan Payment Adjustment
Requesting Deferred Payment on Loan
Cashing Certificate of Deposit
Checking Status of Investment Account
Requesting Better Checking Account
Documenting Loss of Safety Deposit Box Key
Authorizing Automatic Bill Payment
Taxes
Requesting Extension for Filing Return
Disputing Refund Received
Requesting Fee Estimate from a Tax Preparer
Responding to Audit or Clarification of Return
Requesting Review
Disputing Property Tax Assessment
Insurance
Requesting Information on Insurance Company
Requesting Review of Policy
Converting Company Policy to Individual Policy
Changing Life Insurance Beneficiary
Requesting New Agent-Poor Service
Requesting Reduction of Health Insurance Premium
Inquiring about Medical Coverage Abroad
Requesting Reduction of Auto Insurance Rate
Claiming Life Insurance Benefits
Disputing Amount of Settlement
Canceling Policy
Appealing Policy Termination to Company President
Appealing Policy Termination to Regulatory Agency
Inquiring about Pet Insurance
Notification of Surgery
Declining Invitations or Requests
Attend Event
Attend Event-Prior Commitment
Example 1
Example 2
Head Project Committee-Time Conflict
Speaking Engagement
Chaperone Field Trip
Organization Position
Be a Godparent
Pet Sitting
Host Party-Expense
Neighborhood Function
Sell Personal Item
Loan of Personal Item-Personal Policy
Join Legal Dispute
Participate in Fund-raiser-Disagree with Organization
Bible Study Group
Support Political Candidate or Issue
Friends and Relatives
Friendly Reminders
Open Invitation
Family Reunion (Invitation Already Sent)
Relative's Birthday
To Contact Mutual Friend
To Fulfill Promise
Example 1
Example 2
Travel Plans
To Pay for Damage
To Pay for Share of Gift
To Return Borrowed Item
To Pay Club Dues
Approaching Deadline
Personal Loans
Requesting Loan from Friend or Relative
Example 1
Example 2
Promising Repayment to Friend or Relative
Forgiving Loan
Granting Loan to Friend or Relative
Requesting Repayment
Declining Request for Loan from Friend or Relative
Example 1
Example 2
Government Programs
Medicare
Requesting Information about Available Health and Human Services
Requesting Statement of Earnings
Requesting List of Physicians
Reporting Incorrect Billing
Disputing Denial of Benefits
Social Security
Applying for Social Security Card
Applying for Benefits
Changing Name after Marriage
Changing Name after Divorce
Requesting Direct Deposit of Checks
Canceling Direct Deposit of Checks
Reporting Change of Address
Notifying Administration of Death of Spouse
Reporting Lost or Stolen Social Security Card
Requesting Statement of Earnings or Benefits
Disputing Amount of Entitlement
Disputing Denial of Benefits
Veteran's Affairs
Requesting Military Records
Requesting Civil Service Preference Certificate
Requesting VA-Guaranteed Loan
Requesting Exchange and Commissary Privileges
Requesting Reimbursement for Burial Monument
Claiming Insurance Benefits
Disputing Denial of Benefits
Home Concerns
Neighborhood and Environmental Concerns
Requesting Road Repair
Requesting Tree Removal
Complaint about Garbage Collection
Requesting Carcass Removal
Protesting Pollution
Protesting Work of City Contractor
Complaint about Snow Removal
Protesting City Planning
Requesting Zoning Variance
Requesting Police Patrols
Requesting Speed Trap
Buying and Selling
Requesting Amortization Schedule of Payments
Requesting Payoff Balance of Mortgage
Enlisting Real Estate Agent (Seller)
Enlisting Real Estate Agent (Buyer)
Thanking Real Estate Agent
Canceling Real Estate Listing with Agent
Withdrawing Offer to Purchase
Home Repair and Improvement
Requesting Information about Permit for Improvements
Requesting Information about Restrictions
Requesting Price Quote
Moving
Complaining about Movers
Canceling Account with Utility
Refund Deposit
Transfer Deposit
Changing Address with Family or Friends
Renter's Concerns
Complaining about Property Employee
Requesting Information about Tenants' Association
Requesting Rent Extension
Complaining about Fellow Tenants
Protesting Rent Increase
Requesting Rent-to-Own Arrangement
Requesting Apartment Sublet
Reminder of Request to Repair Apartment (Withholding Rent)
Vacating Property
Requesting Credit in Exchange for Upkeep, Repairs
Terminating Lease
Requesting Return of Deposit
Requesting Permission for Pet
Landlord's Concerns
Notifying Tenants of Rent Increase
Notifying Tenants of Sale of Property
Requesting Tenant to Remove Pet
Requesting Tenant to Pay for Damages
Warning Noisy Tenant of Complaints
Warning Tenant about Delinquent Rent
Invitations
Formal
Baby Shower
Birthday Party
Bridal Shower
Christening
Wedding at Club
Wedding at Home
Cancellation of Invitation
Informal
Anniversary Party
For Friends
Your Own Anniversary
Super Bowl Party
Bachelor Party
Retirement Party
Birthday Party
No Gifts
Surprise
Holiday Season
Party for Visiting Friend or Guest
Public Reading
Social Club Mixer
Neighborhood Event
Block Party
Alumni Outing
Theme Parties
1980s
Movie Madness
Romeo and Juliet
School Function
Get Well Party
Job References and Introductions
Supplying Reference for Student
Supplying Reference for Employee
Supplying Character Reference for Friend
Supplying Reference for Friend for Club Membership
Notifying Reference of Use
Introducing Relative to Employer
Nominating Candidate for Award
Recommending Guest Speaker
Declining to Supply Character Reference
Declining to Make Introduction
Letters to Young Children
Encouragement for Schoolwork
Congratulations on Schoolwork
Congratulations on Personal Accomplishment
Congratulations on Graduation
Happy Birthday
Summer Camp
Please Visit
Please Come Again
Thank You for Gift
Loss of Pet
Apology
New Responsibility
Reminder
Get Well Soon
Media: Issues, Concerns, Positions
Press Release-Public Service Announcement
Placing Classified Advertisement
Entering Contest
Requesting Contest Results
REquesting Free Advertisement
Placing Professional Announcement
Requesting Syndicated Content
Protesting Cancellation of Column/Comic Strip/Program/Series
Objecting to Cartoon/Ad/Program/Series
Advertiser Complaint
Complaining about Sports Coverage
Requesting Editorial Correction
Requesting Editorial Retraction
Complaining to Program's Sponsor
Supporting Editorial Position
Canceling Subscription over Political Issue
Submitting to Event Calendar
Suggesting Story for Coverage
Requesting Coverage of Event
Suggesting Expanded Coverage
Offering Editorial Content
Volunteering Editorial Services
Volunteering for Community Panel
Opinions and Politics
To the President-Supporting Bill or Issue
To Legislator
Congratulating on Passage of Legislation
Opposing Bill or Issue
Protesting Tax Increase
Asking for Help
Supporting Campaign for Office
Regretting Election Defeat
Supporting Bond Issue
Requesting Information on Running for Office
Requesting Political Introduction
Requesting Political Advice
Invitation to Join Campaign
Encouraging Voter Turnout
Parental Concerns
Appreciation
To Coach or Gym Teacher
To Private Instructor
To Teacher
To Parent of Child's Friend
To Baby-sitter
To Daycare Facility
Medical
To Neighbor for Watching Child
Complaints
To Coach or Gym Teacher
To Private Instructor
To Teacher
To Principal about Teacher
To Principal about Disruptive Student
To Principal Protesting Unfair Disciplinary Action
To Daycare Facility
Medical
To Parent of Child's Friend
School
Notifying School of Child's Rightful Guardians
Requesting Meeting with Teacher
Requesting Classroom Visit
Requesting Information about Private School
Notes of Absence and Gym Excuses
Explaining Child's Absence
Illness or Injury
Death in Family
Family Business
Vacation
Alerting Gym Teacher to Child's Physical Limitations
Excusing Child from Gym for Illness or Injury
Special Circumstances at School
Dietary Restrictions
Hearing Impairment
Physicians and Medical Issues
Letter to Doctor in Advance of Appointment
Authorizing Release of Records
Granting Temporary Emergency Medical Care Authorization
Granting Permission to Dispense Medication
Requesting Information about Prescriptions during Vacation
Requesting Generic Prescriptions
Requesting Medical Excuse or Information for Employer
Disputing Billing Error
Requesting Special Payment Schedule
Expressing Appreciation to Physician or Hospital
Complaining about medical Staff or Procedures
Terminating Poor Medical Service
Renting Wheelchair
Requesting Handicapped Assistance
Request for Handicapped Parking Information
Request for Physician to Verify Handicap
Requesting Large Print Books
Inquiring about Medical Facilities
Requesting Information from Research Organizations
Requesting Information about Program
Sympathy and Condolences
Death of Child
Death of Parent
Death of Spouse
Death of Another Relative
Miscarriage
Death of Pet
Personal Failure
Example 1
Example 2
Loss of Home or Business in Disaster
Failure of Business
Financial Ruin
Loss of Job
Coworker
Friend
Get Well Soon to Child's Teacher
Terminal Illness
Friend or Relative
Acquaintance
Canceled Wedding
To Parents of Someone Getting Divorced
To Friend or Relative Getting Divorced
Criminal Conviction
Victim of Crime
Thank-Yous
Birthday Gift
Monetary Gift
Baby Shower Gift
Christmas Gift
Example 1
Example 2
Wedding Gift
Help During Crisis
Help Arranging Event
Help Meeting Deadline
Sympathy or Comforting Note
Example 1
Example 2
Encouragement and Support
Job Well Done
For Good Deed
For Shared Expertise
Friend's Honesty and Advice
Stranger's Honesty
For Romantic Evening
For Hospitality
For Visiting
Vacations and Travel Arrangements
Requests for Information
Requesting Information from Resort or Hotel
Requesting Dining Recommendation
Requesting State Road Map
Requesting Tourist Information
Requesting Route Information from Travel Club
Requesting U.S. Customs Information on Foreign Travel
Requesting Visa Information from Foreign Country
Requesting Information about Foreign Countries
Requesting Passport Application
Changing Passport Information
Making Arrangements
Requesting Travel Agency to Confirm Travel Plans
Supplying Medical Clearance
Example 1
Example 2
Requesting Room View
Request to Hold Newspaper
Requesting Discount for Bereavement Travel
Negotiating Lower Hotel Rate
Guaranteeing Reservation by Prepayment
Requesting Extended Stay
Canceling Reservation
Appreciation and Complaints
Expressing Appreciation to Hotel
Complaining to Hotel
Appreciation to Airline
Complaining to Airline
Appreciation to Rental Car Agency
Complaint to Rental Car Agency
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