Archive for the “Holiday” Category

How to Keep the Happy in Holiday Customer Service

Over at CMS Wire they have a really cute infographic about customer service during the holidays, but the stats aren’t cute at all. 74% of the respondents in the survey believe that contacting customer service is more of a hassle during the year-end holidays than at any other time of the year. 37% percent said [...]

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Holiday Countdown: 5 Last Minute Holiday Social Promotion Ideas for Your Small Business

Wow, time is flying and the holiday season is in full swing! If you’ve been following along with our blog series and our Procrastinator’s Guide to Holiday Promotions, then I’m sure you have things under control. Since you want to keep the momentum going, now’s a great time to put together a social promotion or [...]

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5 Holiday Greeting Card Ideas for Your Business

Thanksgiving is nearly here and that means holiday greeting cards should be arriving soon. If you don’t have a plan for your cards yet, it’s not too late! Here are 5 ideas you can use to make some memorable holiday greetings. 1. Let The Dog In Do you have an office pet? Now’s your chance [...]

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Win Free Holiday Cards for Your Business!

As part of our holiday blog series, we’ve just launched a Facebook contest where you can win 100 free holiday cards for your business! Our friends from Direct Mail Manager will provide 100 free, customized cards which they will mail for you AND they pay the postage. All you need to do is select one [...]

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Holiday Countdown: 5 Tips for Small Business Saturday Procrastinators

I don’t know about you, by I am in Big Time Denial that Thanksgiving is next week. Which can only mean one thing: Small Business Saturday is next weekend. Yep, I know, it snuck up on me, too. If you’ve been too busy to plan your Shop Small strategy, take heart. It’s never too late. [...]

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Holiday Countdown: When to Schedule Your Holiday Emails

Following along with our series about holiday promotions? Today we’ll help you decide when to schedule the holiday emails we talked about last time. Timing is Everything We shared some statistics in our guide for the best days to send holiday offers. Think about when your customers will be reviewing their shopping lists and looking [...]

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Holiday Countdown: 5 Tips for Writing Your Small Business Holiday Emails

This is part 2 in our series on holiday promotions for small business. Check out part one. If you’ve been following along with our Procrastinator’s Guide to Holiday Promotions, then you know it’s time to get your holiday emails ready to go. (If you haven’t seen our guide yet, go take a quick peek.) Today [...]

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Holiday Countdown: 5 Ideas for Your Small Business Holiday Blog Posts

We published our Procrastinator’s Guide to Holiday Promotions last week to help small businesses schedule their promotions and… well… quit procrastinating! This post is part one in a series that will dive in to some of the tips from the guide’s holiday promotion timeline. The first thing we have on our timeline is to write [...]

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Holiday Promotions Guide and Infographic to Help You Make the Most of the Season

The holidays are the busiest time of year for a lot of small businesses. It’s easy to procrastinate on planning your holiday promotions because you have so much other stuff to do. But if the holidays are sneaking up on you we are here to help! With this year’s Procrastinator’s Guide to Holiday Promotions, we’ve [...]

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