Probably people think that good news messages are easy to deliver as these messages have positive impact on the readers. In business communication, delivering messages possesses enough importance as it has a direct impact on the business relations. No matter, whether the message is good, bad or neutral, yet it should be delivered properly in a complete formal structure and a professional language. As the name suggests, good news messages carry positive news and by the nature they have a positive impact on a relation. There are different types of good news messages and before sending good news messages, having sufficient knowledge about ways, forms and effects of the good news message can be really helpful. Below is a little introduction about good news messages and following the track, forms of good news messages are also included.
A Good News Message is such a message, which contains positive news and receives an efficient response from the reader. Commonly, delivering these messages is very convenient because they contain the objectives that offer comfort to a reader and leave a pleasant thoughts. While on the other hand, writing good news messages is also not a hard task, as it informs the reader about beneficial information. To enhance the beauty of these messages, writing an effective professional language along with decent words and formal structure are basic things that we need to know.
Usually, Good News Messages are prepared by the direct approach, which is also called as good-news plan or CBO (Communication-by-Objectives) approach. Actually, these messages should let the reader feel good and understand, what the reader has offered to deserve such a pretty message. In short, when delivering a good news message, the writer should possess a positive tone and write as positive words as possible. It may ruin the taste of the message, when writing it carelessly and choosing inappropriate words as well as it may have a less-impact on the reader. Whether the message is being delivered in writing or orally, it should contain a positive tone with the combination of natural thought. Avoid sending mixed messages or using extra sentences that may bore the reader. Writing it summarized, to the point and clean will be of much beneficial.
Don’t forget to consider below things before sending a good news message. Considering these factors will help to be specific, to the point and includes relative effectiveness in the messages.
Types of Good News Messages
There are multiple types of Good News Messages that include Thanks You Messages, Congratulation Messages, Recommendation Messages, Inquiries and Goodwill Messages. For keeping better impact, a message should be written according to its form. Further, each form contains various symbols and signs. Necessary information and importance of forms of good news messages provided below to clear the perception of forms.
Thank You Messages
In these types of good news messages a message should be written in the form of Thank-You because it is sure to receive positive response as well as it is good for strengthening relation. Follow the structure and let the receiver feel important, as:
- Start with a good news
- Give additional information regarding what the receiver did that you are appreciating
- End with such compliments that leave an impact on the receiver
Let the thing happen which is unexpected. Commonly, Congratulation Messages make a quick impression on the reader and create goodwill. The reader may not be sure to receive congrats, so this will surely earn extra points. Follow the track:
- Offer Congrats for a particular achievement
- Show your sincerity by providing a few details
- Make an impact on the receiver with a good end
These types of good news messages should be written with a good news strategy. Starting with an excellent introduction and ending with effective words might be enough to achieve a target. Below way would be great to follow:
- Introduce the candidate/job or its benefit
- Mention facts related to the position
- Offer to provide additional information and close the message
The main aim of these types of good news messages is to ask information for specific services or products. Begin with below way to get the positive answers.
- Clearly describe the request in the beginning
- To get a positive response, do include sufficient details
- Close after providing required details
The actual purpose of writing a goodwill message is to form an excellent personal relation with the reader and the reader should feel the importance of this message. The goodwill message requires to be written according to professional way. There are several objects in which it is good to deliver a goodwill message such as:
- For encouraging the receiver to keep doing good work
- To appreciate efforts of an employee
- Thanking supplier for receiving special services
- For having long term support and productive relationship
- For saying thanks to the speaker
- For accepting donations sent by the writer
To a business enthusiast, having enough knowledge about good news messages possesses huge importance, because delivering a good news message according to appropriate way may build an effective relation with the reader.
Things to be Consider before Sending Good News Messages
First of all, it is really important to know your audience. It allows you to choose the right way, style and format of writing. As per basis of audience, three things should be consider, which are as below:
Not just above factors should be considered, but also thinking about other objectives is also important, such as having a good form of writing, being sincere, writing everything in details and easy to understand, not crossing the limits, putting satisfactory compliments and offering exactly what is promised. Avoid using informal words and promising more than limits, may ruin the message or will make it ineffective.