Get it, girl! Here are the best ways to sign off an email if you want a reply

Whether you reply to hundreds of emails a day, or are just looking for the perfect ending to a job email application, some of us always go back to the the usuals of 'Kind regards' or 'Best'.

But a new study has found which sign-off is more likely to get a reply, and which ones simple go in the 'Delete' pile.

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Boomerang conducted the study, which looked at 350,000 emails in various business fields to work out which sign off comes out on top.

And the winner? 'Thanks in advance'.

Emails that ended in some form of thanks honed in on the top spots, with endings like 'Best' coming in last.

The data scientist of the study Brendan Greenly said: "Among closings seen at least 1,000 times in our study, "thanks in advance" ended up correlating with the highest response rate, which makes sense, as the email's recipient is being thanked specifically for a response which has yet to be written.

"There's a bit of posturing involved with this closing, but it turns out it works pretty well."

There you go. So, whether it's just another work email, a job application or an email business proposal, remember to say thanks!

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