Difference Between Business Letter and Personal Letter

Though both are important but we should know about difference between business letter and personal Letter.

The following are the difference between business letter and personal letter

Points of Difference Business Letter Personal Letter
1.Topics Business letter is written for business purposes. Personal letter addresses Personal affairs or activities.
2.Usage It is universally used. It is personally used.
3.Rules Certain rules are followed to draft such letter There is no rule to draft such letter
4.Structure Here various structures are maintained No structure is maintained to write such letter
5.Size It is generally concise and complete It is generally large in size.
6.Method Such letter uses direct and persuasive Method. Such letter uses the only direct method.
7.Emotion There is no scope to show any personal emotion in such letter&Because it carries only business related information or message. Such letter is full of emotion and personal touch.
8.Use of Language Clear and technical language is used to compose such letter Romantic and poetic language are used to decorate the speech of such letter.
9.Salutation Salutation is used according to the designation of the receiver. Salutation depends on the personal relation    between sender    and receiver.
10.Complimentary Close Formal language is used for Complimentary Close. Relation between sender and receiver of the letter dominates the complimentary close.
11.Classifica­tion There are many classifications of Business letter Classification is impossible here.
12.The way of Drafting Such a letter is composed through a typewriter or computer. It is prepared by handwriting.
13.Advice There is no scope of giving advice in Business letter Sender if senior provides advice to the receiver through personal letters
14. Copy A copy is sent to many receivers if necessary Generally copy of personal letter is not sent to another person.
15.Enclosure There is enclosure in Business letter. There is no enclosure in personal letter.
Difference between Business letter and Personal Letter

Difference between Business letter and Personal Letter

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3 comments for “Difference Between Business Letter and Personal Letter

  1. Lillie
    December 9, 2016 at 4:50 pm

    There are obviously some difference in business and personal letter and you mention all of them.

  2. Lillie
    December 9, 2016 at 4:50 pm

    Great finding, you mention lots of topic. Thanks

  3. Lillie
    December 9, 2016 at 4:51 pm

    You find out some great topic regarding business and personal letter. Thanks

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