Business letter format two addresses. By thinking through the nature of your audience and the message you want to send you can select the right form of address from a number of options. If you choose to write to both people in one letter list their names and address on the top and state both their names in the salutation. Three to six lines beneath the letterhead flush left or right. Post office format and follow up with dear mrmrsms when you need to address multiple recipients in the same business letter things get more complicated.
All new sections must align with the left margin including the address date salutations and body of the letter. Business letter below is the block format of a business letter. Addressing a business letter to one person is relatively simple. The body of the letter.
Each section of your letter should adhere to the appropriate format starting with your contact information and that of your recipients. In a business letter write the first persons name then a comma then their title at the company after the comma. Skip a line before your salutation skip another line before your letter. Leave another line blank before entering the second recipients name and address using the standard address format.
If there is only one address list both names with this address or create two separate headings for two different addresses. Part 3 addressing the envelope. And finally your signature. To format a formal business letter start by typing your name address and todays date at the top of the letter.
Type the rest of the letter the way you would any formal letter. Sections of a business letter. Write your heading. Even at the beginning the address or salutation can trip you up when you need to address more than one person.
If emailing a business letter youd omit the heading return address date and inside address of the letter and start with the salutation 4. Use a traditional font such as courier or ariel and keep font sizes between 11 and 12. Jones to introduce the letter. Address a business letter.
How to address a letter to multiple people at a corporation. Enter the first recipients address. Three to six lines below the dateline flush left. Each section is called a block.
The dateline contains the month fully spelled out day and year. In a business letter you would write the name then the company name then the delivery address and lastly the city state and zip code. Skip 1 more line and include a polite salutation like dear prof. Then skip 1 line and write the recipients name and address.
List the recipients names and addresses in the heading.