Behind The Scenes of a Client Appreciation Project.

While working on a recent client appreciation project, I realized once again how valuable it is to have someone handling the details. Here is the client appreciation project from my client’s perspective: The client submits concept, content, names and addresses, and sends content to graphic designer. She approves the ribbon design, jar type and candy. […]

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 – 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 […]

Memorable Mail: Can you mail glow sticks?

A package of glow sticks is small and light weight. The packaging is secure. I wondered, “Can you mail glow sticks?” I waited for a good opportunity to send them. After attending a networking meeting where a client said some really wonderful things to me about our work together I knew it was the perfect […]

Memorable Mail: Send a Flower Pot

Last year I sent a bucket in the mail. This year, I wanted to do something similar but more interesting. I wanted to send a flower pot and seeds. First, I purchased an inexpensive plastic pot and a packet of seeds. Next, I wrote a note to a client thanking her for her business and […]

Memorable Mail: Mailing Flip Flops

I had heard about mailing flip flops and wanted to try it myself. I sent these as a welcome gift to a new client. Can you send flip flops in the mail? I saw this idea online and watched for the right opportunity to try it. Oh how I have been looking forward to sending […]

Funny things you can send in the mail – like cheeseballs!

This container of cheeseballs is one of the funny things you can send in the mail. When I walked past the giant container of cheeseballs at the store, I knew I had to try mailing it. It was big, self-contained, and in a hard plastic container. But who would appreciate that volume of cheeseballs? Clearly […]

Memorable Mail: Send Candy in the Mail

A unique way to grab people’s attention is to send candy in the mail.   In my ongoing quest to find innovative ways to use mail, I decided to send candy in the mail to my nephews and niece. When you send a package, sometimes it can be a struggle to find the right box. […]