Getting Past Good Intentions

When it comes to gift-giving time, do you ever feel stuck? The good intentions you have to do something nice often get stuck when you have to decide what to give.  If you come up with a go-to gift, you won’t feel stuck with good intentions.  You will know what to give when you need […]

How to Make a Bigger Impact with Gift Cards

Often when it comes to giving out gifts, people don’t know what to give, and so, in desperation, they send out gift cards. If you don’t know what to get for somebody, the easy answer is to give them a gift card so they can choose what they want. This can be fine, but what […]

Customer Satisfaction vs. Customer Loyalty

Have you ever seen a sign or heard the phrase “customer satisfaction guaranteed?” That’s a great guarantee, but there’s a big difference between satisfaction and loyalty. Loyalty is what you really want in your business. Satisfaction means the transaction you had with the customer was okay.  They are not disappointed, but they’re also probably not […]

How to Appreciate on a Budget – Without Looking Cheap!

One of the first things businesses think about with client appreciation gifts is the budget.  It may be the end of the year, which coincides with the holidays.  The budget is low, and yet, you feel obligated to send out gifts. Even if you don’t have a lot of money to spend, don’t pick out […]

Secrets to a Long and Prosperous Business Life

No one wants to be a “one hit wonder.”  Longevity means you have long-term clients who are staying around for a long time, and a business that is here to stay.  You want clients who aren’t there just for a quick taste of you, but clients who love what you do.  Clients who are your […]

10 Ways Appreciation Marketing Will Help You Get More Business

It is human nature to want to be recognized and appreciated. When you recognize and appreciate people in business, it makes you stand out. So often, when a consumer spends their money, it is simply a transaction. Taking the time to let them know you appreciate them and their choice to spend their money with […]