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Business Letter Format

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Business Letter Writing

A letter is written or printed means of communication addressed to a person or an organization. This form of communication is used to deliver messages which can be a good news, an offer, a report, demands, requests, information, claims, instructions, etc. This form of communication  has developed drastically. It has changed into electronic mails or letters, which are usually called e-mails. Though most people have used e-mails, the traditional form of a letter is still widely used specially for formal, business  and official use. Check the following information before writing business letters :


Business Letter Layout

Business Letter Opening Phrases

Business Letter Content Phrases

Business Letter Closings

Business Letter Salutation

Business Letter Postscript

How To Write Business Letters

Writing good business letters is one of the most important factors in English business correspondence. A good business letter usually consists of eleven parts. 

  • Letter Head
  • Date Line
  • Inside Address
  • Attention Line ( When necessary )
  • Subject Line ( When necessary )
  • Salutation
  • Letter Body
  • Complimentary Closes
  • Signature Line
  • Identification Initials ( When necessary, used by large organizations )
  • Enclose Reference ( When necessary )