Usually, an inquiry offer the recipient no immediate reward or advantage beyond the prospect of a future customer or the maintenance of goodwill. Therefore, your inquiry must be worded in such a way that the recipient will respond despite a hectic schedule. To do this, you must make your inquiry easy to answer. First of all, you should decide exactly what you want before you write. This should include the specific information that you need as well as the course of action you would like your reader to take.