Business Letter Salutation

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in a business letter, which of the following is correct

Business Letter Salutation

Technically, in a formal business letter, the greeting or salutation should be followed by a colon. Therefore, "Dear Mrs. Brown:" is the correct option. However, you will find some businesses straying from this formal version and beginning to use to comma after the salutation.

   

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1/5/2007 12:45:30 PM
Lexi said:

Would Dear Dr.Ben Corliss work for a salutation to a doctor?


5/4/2007 6:22:56 AM
Joyce said:

I was taught also that if you don't know the name of the person you are writing to, you write
"Dear Sir or Ma'am:"


8/23/2007 7:26:34 AM
Pat Ward said:

Is it preferedd to say "Ms." to a married woman vs "Mrs." in a business letter?


9/17/2007 3:44:34 PM
chris walker said:

show me what a business salutation is


9/17/2007 3:47:12 PM
chris walker said:

Show me what correct business salutation for Dr. Ben Corliss.


10/24/2007 12:53:13 PM
deso said:

yes , i am doin the sam exercise !!!


1/3/2008 2:04:23 PM
adrienne said:

Dear Mr Sam Jones and Dr. Linda Smith-Jones


8/29/2011 7:23:59 PM
Eaden said:

what is the business letter salutation because in my school we had somthing else and i have just totally forgot it over the summer is there anything else?




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