Read our tips on writing the perfect thank you letter for customer warm and grateful, yet professional, when responding to positive feedback.
After receiving your questions about my proposal, I have prepared the enclosed response. Please review it and feel free to contact me with any questions.
I want to thank you for the opportunity to earn your business, and I look forward to working with you. I'll be in touch next week to schedule a time for our next meeting.
Your response to my suggestion was encouraging. Thank you for taking the time to point out both the positive and negative sides. I am glad to have a manager who can respond with such insight. You are correct in pointing out that being first to the market is our primary objective. I am confident that our combined efforts will give us a technical edge over our competitors.
Thank you for your prompt response to the questions raised at the Doe family reunion. We are especially grateful to receive the information about the nineteenth century relationships that helped solved problems on the Doe pedigree chart. It was also good to receive a copy of great-great grandfather's Civil War history. I think everyone who attended the reunion will be happy to get this interesting information.
At the next reunion we will give you time to describe your research. Several of our family members are anxious to help. We are fortunate to have such a dedicated researcher with us.
I appreciate your prompt response to our request for extra security during the governor's visit. We will all rest easier during the ceremony, knowing that we have adequate security for the governor and his staff. I know I speak for all the faculty and students when I thank you for your quick action. We look forward to your joining us for the big event.
Thank you so much for your prompt response to the resume I sent you last week. Job hunting can get very discouraging; it's good to know that someone out there is actually reading my letters. Although you don't have any openings for someone with my skills right now, I hope you will keep my resume in case of future openings. Thanks so much for your time and attention. I hope we may have a chance soon to meet personally and discuss my qualifications and experience.
Thank you for replying! Appreciate it. (formal). Hey, thanks for the answers! ( informal). The two above are one of each answers for your question. k views .
We say thank you when we want to show our appreciation or gratitude for something that somebody else did.
We say anytime in response to thank you. Anytime is similar to you’re welcome, no problem, my pleasure, not at all, glad to help, of course, etc.
The dialogue below will show you how to use thank you and anytime:
Nick: Did you have time to go to the shop after work?
Sam: I did but I was in a hurry so I only got a few things.
Nick: By any chance, did you have time to pick up a new calculator? I really need it for the mathematics test tomorrow.
Sam: I did, luckily they were at the front of the store staring right at me while I waited in line.
Nick: Thank you! You’re a life safer!
Sam: Sure, anytime!
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When we’re sending emails, it’s easy to be too direct. This can upset the reader or cause offence. Saying “thank you” is a great way to make your email more polite and personal. What’s the best way to do it, though? Find out with our top ten ways to say “thank you” in an English email.
The first five of our ways to show your thanks work best at the beginning of the email. Thanking your reader is a wonderful way of opening an email. It sets the right tone and makes the reader feel appreciated, which is very important if you want them to help you again in the future.
If someone writes to enquire about your company’s services, begin your email with this sentence. Show your appreciation for their interest in working with your company. This is also a useful way to introduce the main topic of your email when used with the prepositions “about” or “regarding”. For example, “Thank you for contacting us regarding our current products and prices.”
When a client or colleague replies to a previous email in a short amount of time, let them know and thank them. If the reply wasn’t quick, simply removing “prompt” will work, or, you can opt for, “Thank you for getting back to me.”
If you have asked someone for information, and they took the time to send it to you, use this sentence to demonstrate that you value what they’ve done. Again, you can use “about” or “regarding” to refer to the specific information provided. For example, “Thank you for the information about your current pricing.”
If someone has gone out of their way to help you, thank them! If you want to offer more specific recognition for what they have done, follow this sentence with, “I really appreciate your help in resolving the problem.”
Even if a client or manager writes to express some concerns they have regarding your work, you can still thank them. This shows that you value their input and will take their concerns seriously. Alternatively, you may wish to use, “Thank you for your feedback.”
While thank yous at the beginning of an email are typically written to thank the reader for past actions, thank yous at the end of an email tend to imply you are thanking the reader for a future action. By showing your appreciation in advance, you are more likely to get a positive reaction.
If you need the reader to cooperate by assisting you with something, then thank them in advance for their cooperation. You can add the expression “in advance” to this sentence and say “Thank you in advance for your cooperation.”
Similar to above, this sentence implies that you would appreciate the readers’ further assistance. This expression also shows that the request you have made is important and that the reader should pay special attention to it.
This sentence isn’t to congratulate the reader on understanding the words you have written. We use this sentence to say “Thank you” in advance if we have done something or requested something that may cause inconvenience to the reader.
If you are requesting a benefit or an opportunity, such as when you apply for a new job, end your email with this sentence.
This sentence, which is used at the end, is a bit different from those above. Use this if you have already thanked the reader at the beginning of the email, but due to their great efforts, you wish to thank them again for their past actions.
Now you know how to say “thank you” in an English email, the only question left is who you want to thank.
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You're welcome. No problem. No worries. Don't mention it. My pleasure. Anytime. It was the least I could do. Glad to help. Sure! Thank you. (use this when you.
In common conversation in the US Midwest I rarely hear "Not at all" or "Don't mention it." "No problem" is very common, and "You're welcome" is also pretty well-used.
My personal usage:
I use "Not at all," "Don't mention it," and "No problem" when the activity I'm being thanked for was really no big deal. I use "My pleasure" when emphasizing that I'm happy to be of assistance (often in a customer service context), and "You're welcome" when the action prompting the thanks was a little bit of a bother. In essence I use different phrases to indicate how "thanks-worthy" the activity was.
That's probably not common usage, though.
I think I misrepresented what I originally meant, so here's a little clarification.
If someone thanks me for something I always do (for instance I always cook dinner in our house) then I would say "No problem" or "My pleasure" depending on context. If I did a chore that was someone else's responsibility, I would say "You're welcome" even if I was happy to have done it, because it took an extra effort on my part, not because it was a "bother."
There is a relatively new study that claims people who say things such as "no problem" in reply to "thank you," are essentially saying that the.