Before You Press Send!: How to Avoid Email Pitfalls and Faux Pas

ACS Webinars

Email is a requirement for any job with almost 320 billion emails sent daily among the world’s 4 billion email users, a daily average of 80 emails per user. There are however, many downsides and dangers to this medium that will waste your time and cause you or your company harm.

Join frequent ACS Webinars contributor Mark Jones as he reviews the best ways to make email more effective as well as some of the pitfalls to avoid future communication scandals and ambiguous inbox messages.

This ACS Webinar is moderated by Patricia Simpson of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and co-produced with ACS Industry Member Programs.

What You Will Learn

  • Why good communication and good email, results from clearly defining your goal and shaping that goal for your audience
  • How to make emails easy to understand and hard to misinterpret
  • Why the many inherent flaws of email communication could make it a poor choice in some situations

Co-Produced With


Mark Jones
Creative Director,

Patricia Simpson
Director, Academic Advising & Career Services, School of Chemical Sciences,
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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