The year is flying by. Before you know it, itâ€™s December and the company Christmas party is just around the corner. Forget last-minute event-planning panic and lackluster party games â€” make this the year your work celebration leaves a lasting impression. When itâ€™s time to start planning your companyâ€™s holiday get-together, here are our best company Christmas party ideas to help you make it an unmissable event. read more…
As the old saying goes, business is business â€” it’s not personal. But we say, that’s not true. Letting people in your professional sphere know that you appreciate them is one of the most significant things you can do for both your work and personal life.
Research shows that saying thank youÂ can improve company morale, encourage brand loyalty among customers, nurture relationships of all types, and create a greater sense of happiness overall. Along with actually saying the words, sending businessÂ thank you cardsÂ is one of the easiest and most powerful ways to build a culture of gratitude.
So, what’s the best way to go about sending businessÂ thank you cards? Well, we have a few ideas. Keep reading to discover top tips on who to thank, when to send your gracious notes, and what to write so you can sincerely express your gratitude. read more…
Feeling like morale at the office is a little lackluster lately? Or maybe youâ€™ve just hit a huge milestone or sealed a lucrative new account and want to celebrate. Either way, itâ€™s a great time to plan a company outing. All you need are a few inspiring corporate event ideas.
Getting the whole team together outside of the normal office environment for an event is a great way to build camaraderie, bond, reduce stress, and turn a group of individuals into a group of teammates and even friends. Best of all, corporate events can be loads of fun.
Whether your employees could use a morale boost, need help breaking the ice with new team members, or you simply want to reward their hard work, hosting a team event can help you get the job done.
From outdoor excursions and team-building opportunities to silly activities and ways to give back, here are some of the best corporate event ideas. Plus, weâ€™ll show you some beautiful online invitationÂ ideas to get guests excited about the upcoming event. read more…
When organizing a corporate event, figuring out where to start can be a challenge. Even if you’re working with an event planning company, the responsibility is on you to nail down the basics, sign off on specific aspects of the event production, and oversee the process. You also might feel added pressure when coordinating a corporate eventÂ compared to other social events, like planning a birthday party or baby showerÂ because it’s related to your job.
But, no matter what type of corporate eventÂ you’re tasked with planning, there are some common steps you can take to keep calm and plan on. Consider this your guide to corporate event planningÂ with easy-to-follow tips on how to run a successful event. read more…
For events industry professionals and organizations that consistently plan or host events, the COVID-19 pandemic has presented a question many may have thought theyâ€™d never face: can my in-person event transition into a virtual event?
â€śRight now we have to take it on an event by event basis,â€ť Heidi Hiller of Innovative Party Planners said, of what goes into making such a decision. â€śThere is no one size fits all answer.â€ť
And Hiller is right–there isnâ€™t a one size fits all answer. But, by presenting tips and insights from industry professionals executing successful virtual events right now, our aim is to make the decision to go virtual less difficult for you to make.Â
Friendly touch-points with clients and prospects are key parts of the sales lifecycle. If every interaction a customer has with your organization is related to sales, eventually you are going burn them out. For example, constantly being emailed about a â€śLimited Time Saleâ€ť or â€śOne-time Offerâ€ť will leave a negative association with emails from your domain.
To counteract this constant selling approach, it might be time to mix it up with a simple â€śHappy New Yearâ€™sâ€ť card or greeting.Â With innovations in digital greeting deliveryÂ to replicate the feel of getting a card through the traditional post, these cards can go a long way to make sure your contacts are building positive associations with your brand and more personal relationships with your sales team.Â
If you are looking for inspiration of exactly what to say, here are some examples of professional copy you can use with our 2020 New Yearâ€™s cards:
America is home to a stunning diversity of forests. Whether you live in the rural outdoors or a more urban setting in the city, weâ€™re all connected to these breathtaking landscapes. Itâ€™s up to everyone to preserve these forests for generations to come, and the truth is, our help is needed now more than ever.
Itâ€™s the most wonderfulÂ busy, hectic, and stressful time of the year. For business owners, Q4 can be a frenzied time as you try to tick all of those end-of-year boxes. Retailers, especially, feel the holiday crunch. But making time to send business holiday cardsÂ can pay dividends.
However, deciding what messaging and card design to send can be difficult. You need to keep in mind your overall branding while toeing the line between sounding friendly and professional. Weâ€™ve outlined all the ways online holiday greetings can boost your business and what to include on your corporate holiday cards. read more…
So youâ€™ve found that ideal invitation design and youâ€™re on your way to customizing it to perfection. Sure, the date, time, and location might be top of mind when it comes to your event invitations, but donâ€™t overlook functionality that can help make the planning process effortless (for both you and your guests!) Below are some key features that you wonâ€™t want to overlook as you build yourGreenvelope invitation.
Nearly every parent out there can back us up when we say that very few people are thinking about birth announcement styles or etiquette on the way home with their newborn from the hospital. Nor will many be thinking about birth announcements throughout those first days of bringing your new addition home, and sometimes even weeks.
That said, the time will come where birth announcements are at the top of your mind, as telling your loved ones about the birth of your baby is a wonderful part of the journey. Because itâ€™s such a joyous occasion, first and foremost, new parents must know that your loved ones should exercise flexibility on this front — you are, after all, new parents whose hands are full. However, there is something to be said for birth announcement etiquette, so we are here to share when to send your birth announcements. read more…
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