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Overactive Exclamatory Punctuation!!!!!!

Every day we use the internet to connect and communicate with folks all over the world.  How we type our messages can make a huge difference in how they are perceived.  On February 24th, I'm going to be sharing more about everyday communication with a panel of guests over on TalkShoe.  There are several things we do every day that hinder our ability to say what we mean.  Today, I'd like to bring the exclamation point to your attention. The use, or overuse, of the exclamation point can create a vastly different meaning to your email and social networking communication.  It can alter your message or it can just as easily give you less credibility.  Let's look at the different...

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