How to Write Personal & Professional Thank You Notes!

Thank you notes are a great way to show your appreciation and gratitude for someone’s help or thoughtfulness. Here are some tips for writing personal and professional thank you notes:

1. Start with a greeting: Begin your thank you note with a greeting such as “Dear [Name],” or “Hello [Name],”

2. Express your appreciation: The first sentence of your thank you note should clearly state what you are thanking the person for. For example: “Thank you so much for the thoughtful gift,” or “I wanted to express my sincere gratitude for your help with the project.”

3. Explain why it meant so much to you: In the next sentence or two, explain why the person’s help or thoughtfulness meant so much to you. This can be a brief explanation of how it benefited you, or a statement about how it touched you emotionally.

4. Offer additional thanks: If there are other people who also contributed to the event or occasion, be sure to thank them as well.

5. Use a closing: End your thank you note with a closing such as “Sincerely,” or “Best regards,” followed by your signature.

6. Consider the format: If you are writing a thank you note for a professional matter, it is appropriate to use a typed, formal letter format. For personal thank you notes, a handwritten note or a printed note on nice stationery will suffice.

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