You responded to our e-Beat Reader Survey and we listened! Many of those that responded shared that they would love to see additional information about e-mail discussion topics. So, we are bringing back a favorite feature of the e-Beat; Conversation Starters!
Each month we will have a brief article featuring various topics that can serve as conversation starters for your e-mails with your e-Buddy. Our hope is that these suggestions will help to either start your conversation or add some new thoughts into an ongoing conversation.
TAKE CARE, 2007! WELCOME 2008!
By Michael Pearson
The holiday season has come and gone, the year 2007 has come and gone, and we have a whole new year's worth of friendship and fun to look forward to!
January means back to school, back to work, and back to our normal routine. January is also a time to reflect on the past and look forward to a brand new year to come. This reflection and planning are great conversation topics for you and your e-Buddy.
You could ask:
Together, we can make 2008 the best year for e-Buddies ever!
- What were some highlights from 2007?
- What do you look forward to in 2008?
- Did you make any New Year's resolutions? If yes, what are they?
- What did you do on New Year's Eve?
- Did you travel at all for the holidays?
Have you had a great conversation with your e-Buddy about something?
Have some ideas for questions that get the conversation started?
Send your ideas for Conversation Starters to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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