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How to sign a letter

How to sign a letter
Writing a letter can be a hard task and you want to close the letter with appropriate wording. Your signature isn’t the problem - but how you close a letter is! There are so many possibilities! Business letters generally require a formal type of closure whereas Personal letters can be as informal as you want. With Business letters you will not know the recipient personally - So the closing format of a Business letter is formal using closures such as Yours faithfully, Yours truly or Yours sincerely.

How to sign a letter
This article provides details of the most appropriate signings. Do you need to write a business letter or personal letter? The type of letter that you need to send will determine 'How to sign a letter'. This 'How to sign a letter ' article provides details of a suggestions for the appropriate  task.

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How to sign a formal letter - Closure Format
How to sign formal letters - Generally you will not know the recipient personally so the format, style and structure of the closure is applied in a formal style. There are therefore conventions which should be followed on 'How to sign a formal letter'. The normal wording used to sign a Formal letter is "Yours sincerely" or "Yours faithfully". Yours faithfully or sincerely should always be in lower case, the word ‘Yours’ starts with a capital letter.

How to sign a Formal letter - Yours faithfully or Yours sincerely?
When should you sign 'Yours faithfully' and when should you sign 'Yours sincerely' in business letters? When the recipient's name is unknown to you you use the following wording:

Dear Sir ... Yours faithfully or Dear Madam ... Yours faithfully

When the recipient's name is known to you you use the following wording:

Dear Mr. Smith ... Yours sincerely or Dear Mrs. Smith ... Yours sincerely

How to sign an Informal letter
Informal Letters are much easier to write. Generally you will know the recipient personally so the content and style is applied in an informal style as is 'How to sign a letter'.

Suggestions on 'How to sign a letter' to friends'
The following suggestions provide a variety of different wording that can be used when deciding 'How to sign letters' to friends or loved ones.

 

Suggestions on 'How to sign a letter' to friends or loved ones

Ideas and Suggestions

For Friends

  • Best regards

  • Best wishes

  • Kind regards

  • Kind wishes

  • Many thanks

  • Warm regards

  • Kind thoughts

  • Take care

  • Wishing you the best

  • Write soon

  • Your friend

Ideas and Suggestions

For Loved Ones

 

  • All my love

  • Lots of love

  • Hugs and Kisses

  • Missing you

  • Love you forever

  • I love you

 

 

 

How to sign a letter - Watch the Video!
We have provided a short video on How to sign a letter containing a simple step-by-step guide to writing letters using a professional format, etiquette and wording.

 

How to sign a letter Video

 

How to sign a letter

Confronted with a task? Need to know the correct format on How to sign letters? Not sure where to start? Our Samples and Examples Help! Writing letters can sometimes be difficult or tricky. Our video sample provides good examples of How to sign different types of letters and is designed to provide good guidelines for this task. Save yourself some time and look at the video example with the correct format and layout to use when deciding How to sign a letter.

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How to sign a letter

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