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E. B. Goodale is an illustrator and printmaker who fell into the world of stationery by accident. Her love of running presses has brought her through several fine letterpress shops who have nurtured her love of design and all things old and papery. Her designs have been featured in Real Simple Magazine, Stationery Trends and on blogs such as Thistle and Plum and Creature Comforts. She lives and works in Somerville, Massachusetts. Continue reading
We all have friends who come in the form of cat loving maniacs aka cat people. That one friend who spends all of their extra money on cat nip and gourmet cat food. Or maybe they don’t even have a pet kitty, but spend all their free time day dreaming about it. Scrolling through endless funny cat videos is their favorite afternoon activity. Whatever the scope of their feline love — we all have someone in our lives that fits the bill. Whether you’re a cat person yourself or align more with the puppies (because puppies make the world go round) — sending cat greeting cards is an easy way to make your cat loving friends smile.
Customer retention is a big deal for businesses — big and small — everywhere. According to a report by Frederick Reichheld of Bain & Company, the cost of customer acquisition versus customer retention could reach as high as 700%. So putting some attention to building real relationships with existing customers should be a no brainer. By which we mean businesses everywhere should be putting a whole lot more attention into building real relationships with their existing customer base. And yet there may be some marketing tactics that you’re missing out on. For one — the business greeting card. Perhaps you’re already sending your company holiday cards, but you may be missing out on a few other opportunities to foster a level of customer loyalty you haven’t been able to reach thus far.
You can send marketing emails day in and day out, but sending a personal handwritten note takes the customer relationship building to a-whole-nother level. Here are 6 customer retention notes every business should be sending — and some that you might be missing out on. Continue reading
It’s no secret that sending thank you cards is a task everyone of us adults should be doing. Writing thank you cards for occasions like weddings and baby showers is a must. Then there are the follow up thank yous for job interviews and birthday gifts, not to mention the business thank you cards — these are a constant in most adults’ lives. Does that mean this is a skill that should be taught early on? Should kids send thank you cards? How early should they start? Is there even a reason to introduce this to the kiddos? We decided to get some outside opinions on this topic from the folks who work with children to the ultimate child experts — parents.
Ok so we can’t guarantee these get well soon cards will *actually make someone feel better, but they’re so darn nice to look at that it’s very likely these cards will help aid the process. The first step (of many potential steps) to making someone you know feel a little better is to send a nice get well soon card. No, a text is not going to cut it and while sending a long message via Facebook Messenger is nice — it still doesn’t carry the same impact. A lovely hold-in-your-hand card has a unique way of letting your person know that they’re in your thoughts. It takes a bit more effort to send an actual card as opposed to sending an email or a text message. Of course it doesn’t have to be THAT intensive (Postable can print, address and mail your card for you).
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You’ve shared some of your proudest moments with your bestie and now they live miles and miles away. So many miles, in fact, that it’s impossible to see each other every day the way you’re used to. Actually, you haven’t seen each other in months or maybe even years — but your friendship is still as strong as ever. Friendships like these don’t come around often so it’s up to you (and said bestie) to keep in touch and keep the friendship going. What could you possibly do when you’re miles and miles (and miles) apart? For starters, you should let your bff know just how much you miss them. It’s only the most obvious thing to do. Sending I miss you cards is the perfect way to start a long distance conversation — or even start pen-paling with each other! Either way, sending an I miss you card will brighten your bestie’s day and you’ll probably have fun picking out the right card.
Lucky for you there’s a bunch of delightful I miss you cards to choose from right here. This list of greeting cards are all perfect to send to your long distance best friend and remember to write your personal message on the inside. The personal message doesn’t have to be long and elaborate — unless of course you want to write something of the sort (‘Remember that one time…’). It’s perfectly fine to keep the message short and sweet to let your bff know just how much you miss them. Simply choose one of these delightful I miss you cards, write your message and click send. Postable will print, address and mail the greeting card out for you. Your bestie will receive the quirky card in the mail and you’ll have won Best Bestie Of the Year award once again.
If you’re really missing your other half, we’ve also got a fun list of quirky bestie gifts you can send as well — but first: Continue reading
July was hot and steamy and everything we’ve ever wanted from the mid-summer month. Now it’s time to say our goodbyes. And so with that we bring you this month’s giggle-iest links.
You’ve probably been spending a great deal of cash on customer retention tactics. Building customer and brand loyalty is no easy task, but is equally as rewarding. You’ve probably been sending one email after the next because email marketing is king. But unless you’ve incorporated real hold-in-your-hand business thank you cards, you’re not doing everything that you can. The good news is this marketing tactic is easy, inexpensive and doesn’t have to take forever to set up and get going. Sending personal greeting cards shows a more personal attention to your recipients than yet another email sent to the masses.
Forage Paper Co. is a NYC-based stationery and gift brand created by Christina. Her hand-painted illustrations are inspired by the simple beauty of everyday life. The brand officially launched in 2015 on foragepaperco.com where she offers greeting cards, art prints, notepads, gift wrap, and other paper goods.
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