When there’s a significant shift in the business landscape or an important win, it’s important to spread the word. A memo is the best way to get the job done. Unlike an email, your memo will go out to your entire department or everyone at the company. No pressure. (Well, maybe some pressure…)

Before writing a memo, I take some time to hype myself up. This bit of internal communication will be read by my peers, my boss, and likely my boss’ boss. Getting the language right is essential, and every word counts.

In this post, I’ll share my experience writing memos along with tips from my peers at HubSpot. From there, I’ll showcase stellar memo examples and a template to help you create your own. Let’s dive in!