When communiating with others on the Internet, observe the following common-sense net-etiquette. This 'Netiquette' should be observed whether you are writing an email message, participating in a chat session, or posting a message on a Bulletin Board.
Netiquette can be defined as behaving properly on the net. Just like good manners are appreciated in real life, good manners on the net are appreciated too. Remember they might not be really big things. To get your netiquette right though, you do have to get the little things right. Every drop is responsible for the existence of an ocean! It will earn you respect among fellow users of the internet.
Here are some basics you need to be minimally familiar with in order to be taken seriously in your online communications.