Do people respond to your emails?
If you use the Inverted Pyramid to structure all your business writing, including emails, you will get to the point. Another simple way to do this is by writing your emails backwards.
Why should you do this?
I receive many emails every day. I ignore those that are full of meaningless rambling words. I respond to those that are courteous and ask me a simple question. Note, I said question. Not questions.
When I receive an email I immediately think: