Email signature for a software developer – design a perfect one

In the modern world, being a software developer is prestigious. You know it. So whether you maintain work connections, or just contact someone on a more casual basis, remember – there is no shame in showing off. I will show you just how to create a perfect email signature for a software developer.

Why focus on email signatures? Emails are the base for professional communication. Email signatures are necessary. They provide contact info and check how professional you are. Yes, people will judge your professionalism and skill, basing on your email signature. You may say it has nothing to do with your abilities, but in fact, it is an exam of your attention to detail. What is more, people have learned to expect a professional email signature as it shows you care and respect your recipients.

Email signature for a software developer

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How to standardize signatures in your business emails – a step-by-step guide

If you are reading this, I guess you are already well aware of how important it is to have a corporate signature inserted into your business emails. That’s great, but does the rest of your co-workers realize that, too? You can use your online correspondence as a platform to promote and spread your company’s values. However, it will not be effective if all employees create email signatures on their own. How to solve that, then? All you need is an official, standardized template for the signatures coming from all your company’s mailboxes. In this article, I will guide you through an easy email signatures standardization process.

Unify

Your image is your selling point, so it is crucial to include it in every outgoing email. Create an original, yet consistent portrait that you’d like to present yourself with. How?

    • Delegate the job and put one person in charge of all the signatures.
    • Get rid of illegible or childish fonts, philosophical quotes, and family pictures from all employees’ messages.
    • Make sure the signatures are not too long but include all required information.
    • Spend some time analyzing the relevance of every single item inserted in them.

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How to make images display correctly in email signatures (not as attachments)

Displaying images as attachments is a common problem. The solution is not so obvious, because there can be many reasons for that. The problem may occur if the message gets converted to the plain text format or if there are issues with the HTML code of an email signature. Finally, it can be caused by a specific Outlook configuration. In this article, I will show you how to make sure images are not displayed as attachments in each of those situations.

Make sure the email format is set to HTML

The most common reason for images displaying as attachments is that some messages are sent in the plain text format instead of the HTML format. As the plain text format does not support embedding or viewing images, all images are automatically attached to the message. Continue reading

Best email signature banners for 2017

Banners in email signatures play an important marketing role. They not only help you share any piece of information but also increase your signature attractiveness. Having this in mind, let’s take a look at the best email signature banners for 2017.

Use banners to show your awards and certificates off

Banners are a great medium to let people know about awards or certificates that you or your company has gained.

Example 1

This banner is kept in a grey-scale color palette, which makes the entire signature look elegant and professional.

A signature with the banner showing company awards.

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Best email signature templates for 2017

In this article, I have gathered the best email signature templates for you to use in 2017. There are different layouts, compositions, fonts and graphics that may inspire you to create your own professional and modern email signature.

Simple and elegant email signatures

Here you will find examples of simple and neat email signature templates you can use for both business and personal emails.

Version 1:

Email signature template with details composed horizontally. This layout is very transparent if you stick to the rule “the less, the better”.

A signature with data placed horizontally.

Suitable for: C-level staff, Sales Department, IT professionals.

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Email signature for teachers – tips on how to create professional email signature

As every other professional, teachers should use email signatures in their email correspondence. In modern schools, teachers not only teach, but also need to take care of more administrative tasks. These tasks include e.g. contacting with parents, organizing school trips or discussing new student books with sales representatives. And, in most cases, teachers have these contacts via email.

In this article, you will find out why you, as a teacher, should include email signatures in your emails and what details your email signature should contain.

Email signature for teachers.

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Email signature template for company mail

Company email signatures used in business emails should stand out from email signatures used for personal purposes. A regular corporate email signature should look professionally and neatly and consist of only necessary information. As you perhaps know how powerful email signatures can be, keep reading to get some ideas on how to design a perfect email signature to maintain a consistent and unified image of your company in business correspondence.

Email signature template for company mail

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