Gift of the Week – Floating Golf Greens

Golfers tend to be obsessed with golf. Floating Golf Greens gives those golfers a new challenge where there is more water hazard than there is green. These floating mats are made of synthetic turf and float like islands on a swimming pool, lake or pond. They come with a cup, a flag, and a chipping […]

Is your business spreadable? Sharable client experiences.

Client experiences that delight make it easy for clients to tell others about you. In 1977 Pillsbury had a commercial about just how spreadable their frosting was. They cut a knife out of a paper plate and showed everyone that you could spread it with a paper knife. While all you needed was a paper […]

Gift of the Week – Marcelita’s Cookies

I met Juan, the Cookie Man some time ago. We had an engaging conversation over delicious cookies. He shared how Marcelita’s Cookies came to be. It all began when they would entertain friends in their home. After dinner, Marcelita would bring out the cookies. Everyone raved. They encouraged her to sell her unique cookies. My […]

Memorable Mail – Can you mail a ball?

Over the years I’ve wondered, “Can you mail a ball?” I have heard different opinions on the subject. Some say yes. Somewhere I heard that it has to be a special, high quality, postal-approved ball. I needed to know for myself. I decided that I should choose a good quality ball to make sure it […]

Gift of the Week – Creative Bookmarks

The past week we celebrated National Read a Book Day (September 6) and Buy a Book Day (September 7). If you are stumped for the perfect gift to give for these holidays, I’ve got some great ideas for you. Animi Causa carries a selection of creative bookmarks that make great gifts for book lovers. Many […]

I don’t have loyalty to a photographer.

As I worked with my daughter to choose a photographer for her senior pictures, I realized that no photographer has earned my loyalty. Because of that, this will be the 5th professional photographer I have used in the last 10 years. When my oldest was a senior, I knew a photographer through networking. I hired […]

Gift of the Week – Lucky Feather

A piece of jewelry can make a nice gift. It is even better when it is meaningful and better yet when the packaging is meaningful. Lucky Feather creates meaningful jewelry that is packaged with a message. Whether you are looking for an inspirational phrase, a special birthday or wedding gift, or an initial or state […]

Why Building Loyalty Matters

There are many things to consider when growing a business. Especially if you are a 1 person show, you have to cover marketing, sales, operations and delivering your goods or services. Building loyalty may seem like one of those things you’ll get around to once everything else is running smoothly. The problem is, if you […]

Gift of the Week – Potato Parcel

Imagine your surprise if you opened your mailbox to find a potato – with a message on it. Alex Craig saw an article online about how you could mail a potato in the mail, just by placing an address and some stamps on it. The post had so many hits it got him thinking. He […]

Budget Friendly Thank You Gifts

Are you convinced of the importance of thanking people in your business? Even if you know the value, you may be held back by your budget. Corporate budgets can be non-existent. An entrepreneur struggles with cash flow ebbs and flows. And even if your heart is in the right place, you may not want to […]