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Great Job! How to Craft the Best Business Thank You Cards

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As the old saying goes, business is business — 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 you 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 business thank you cards 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 business 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.
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Professional New Year’s Greetings and Wishes for Businesses

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 “Limited Time Sale” or “One-time Offer” 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 “Happy New Year’s” card or greeting. With innovations in digital greeting delivery 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. 

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 Year’s cards:

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Digital Invitation Functionality You Don’t Want to Overlook

So you’ve found that ideal invitation design and you’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 don’t overlook functionality that can help make the planning process effortless (for both you and your guests!) Below are some key features that you won’t want to overlook as you build your Greenvelope invitation.

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Here’s When to Send Your Birth Announcements

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 it’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…

Online Invitations: Practical Benefits for Businesses

As the average consumer becomes more tech savvy and spends more of their time online, many companies are moving away from paper invitations for events. While this trend may have started due to the convenience of sending electronically, we are now at a point that going paperless has become instrumental in effectively organizing an event. More than just a time saver, this new breed of digital invitation site offers a complex array of features that give companies the ability to manage their event in a way they never have before. Keep scrolling for some practical reasons why your company should be sending digital invites.

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Get the Most out of Going Digital

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With Greenvelope, you get more than chic designs (a lot more). In fact, our ever-growing list of event management tools offer functionality that streamlines your whole event-planning process—right into contemporary bliss. Below are some tools to help you get those most out of going digital with your invitations.

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Simple Tips to Increase Your Open Rate

Effective marketing requires inspiration, creativity, and a great deal of time (especially when it comes to email!) When strong content is achieved, you want it to be seen. A common question we receive from business owners and event professionals is how to increase open rates. Below are some simple tips you can incorporate into your emails to ensure your event marketing efforts get the best results through Greenvelope.

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Branding Your Mailings: Make Your Logo into a Stamp

It sneaks up on you. That moment when summer has passed and the days seem abruptly shorter. Mornings become still and quiet and you realize your commute to work will soon be cold and frosty. But with that change comes the cheer of the holiday season and a perfect opportunity to stay connected to clients, customers, employees, and business prospects.

In the rush of holiday card and holiday party madness, we have a simple solution to help your brand stand out and be easily recognized. All of our cards and invitations are fully customizable and come complete with a stylish, matching digital envelope. One of our favorite features is the customizable stamp, which offers an easy solution to ensuring consistency within your brand. Easily upload your company logo as the stamp and you’re on your way to sending festive and branded holiday greetings. Here’s how! (Bonus: You can add your logo to the invitation too!)

Logo Stamp Logo Stamp

We hope this feature provides you with some inspiration. Check out our Holiday Collection here and get started on this year’s holiday cheer!

Best Practices for Promoting Events

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Events come in all shapes and sizes, from intimate client banquets to extravagant ticketed galas, but the tools and timeline of how you promote those still follows the same path. By promoting your event in a designed, curated way you can build a brand for your event at each touchpoint, which in turn allows and empowers your network to spread the word with consistency and confidence. From the save the date to the final tweet, here are some tips on how to make the most of your event promotion.

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Increase your Open Rate

Greenvelope.com clients obtain highest open rate in the industry, receiving a 68% average for announcements and invitation mailings across industries.

Greenvelope designer invitations offer a 68 percent open rate

Does your company send invitations? How about announcements? Do you know how many of those are being opened, engaged with, or responded to? With Greenvelope Business Memberships, it has never been easier to send and track event invitations, announcements, and outreach that actually get opened.

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