Category Archives: Relationship Marketing

3 In Store Marketing Ideas from a Coffee Shop Owner | Coffee & Cards Conversations | #blogboost

In Store Marketing Ideas I Learned from Conroe Coffee Leo Harris owns Conroe Coffee in historic downtown Conroe, Texas.  I have watched Leo build her reputation locally since she opened her doors a little over a year ago. We filmed the above video in December of 2013. In the ten months since, Conroe Coffee has thrived. Leo has gained a loyal following of clients and her coffee shop has a constant flow of customers coming through the doors. It’s time […]

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Photo Calendar Creator | #BlogBoost

Photo Calendar Creator Photo calendars make great gifts! You can “Grow Your Business with Gratitude” by creating custom photo calendars for your clients. SendOutCards has a dynamic photo calendar creator that allows you to add photos to the cover, the month and each day of the month. You can even include text! Creating a custom photo calendar for your business is easy with drag and drop technology. Calendar Details 11″x8.5″ landscape 12 month calendar (start on any month) Personalize any […]

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Customer Retention Strategy: Treat Your Clients to a Halloween Treat

Customer retention is not as hard as you think. If you want to keep them coming back for more, treat your clients to an occasional treat. Halloween is the perfect time to do so! During the major holidays like Christmas, your clients are inundated with cards and gifts. If you send something when everyone else is sending, your gesture is likely to get lost in the crowd. When was the last time someone sent YOU a Halloween treat? Oh really? […]

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Breast Cancer Support Group | Practicing Gratitude | Butterfly Survivor Ornament | Battling Bertha 16 | #BlogBoost

Breast Cancer Support Group Lisa, one of my custom furniture clients introduced me to an online breast cancer support group.   Lisa is a breast cancer survivor and had found much comfort from this particular group. I was hesitant to join because I find that many support groups are populated with negative whiners and I have worked very hard to surround myself with positive people.  I know I must sound harsh in my criticism, and I have been known to […]

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September Recognition Holidays | 20 Great Reasons to Send a Greeting Card and Gift

September is the month for gratitude with 20 great reasons to send a greeting card and gift to someone special. I know it’s the 4th already and I’m a little behind getting this list out. I appreciate your patience! Pun intended. September Recognition Holidays September is Be Kind to Editors and Writers Month September 1 is Labor Day. September 1 is also Building Code & Staff Appreciation Day. September 4 is National Newspaper Carrier Day. September 7 is Grandparents Day. […]

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July Recognition Holidays | 12 Great Reasons to Send a Greeting Card and Gift in July

Celebrate Independence In the USA, Independence Day stands out as the big July holiday! Independence, like many abstract concepts, means different things to different people.  To me, independence means freedom to make choices.  I choose to be an entrepreneur, and I am grateful to live in a global economy that allows me to have an international business from the comfort of my home.   On July 4th we celebrate our freedom.  Colonialism is so far in the past that freedom […]

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June Recognition Holidays | 15 Reasons to Send a Greeting Card and Gift

June almost upon us.  Every day is a great day to send a greeting card, but if you need a better reason here are 15: 1.  June 1 is Say Something Nice Day 2.  June 2 is I Love my Dentist Day 3.  June 3 is National Healthcare Recruiters Day  (I recently met Lauren, a Healthcare Recruiter.  Until then, I had no idea this position even existed.  Her job is to find compatible and competent physicians for a local hospital. […]

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3 Mistakes People Make When Following Up with Pamela McCown, DTM | Coffee & Cards Conversation #33

“What gets scheduled gets done.” – Pamela McCown Pamela McCown is a Distinguished Toastmaster and Past International Director for Toastmasters International.  She is the first person who comes to mind when I think about organization and follow up.   In this Coffee & Cards Conversation, she share the top 3 mistakes people make when following up and how to fix them.     Kiss the Alarm Clock I explain the elements of a great birthday card.  You know, you can send […]

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ONE Difference Between Average and Extraordinary Real Estate Success | Jay McHugh 004

I often say that gratitude is like manure… it’s no use unless you spread it around. Spread it around enough and sow seeds of generosity and kindness, then a bountiful harvest will soon be yours for the reaping. I know no one who spreads gratitude better than Jay McHugh. Jay owns one of the largest Re/Max Real Estate brokerages in the world. With 15 offices in the greater Boston area, Jay maintains very low agent turn over.  He has a […]

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Look 5 Years Younger and Get More Done V031

“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson This week’s “Coffee & Cards Conversation with Gratitude Geek” features 5 savvy business women from The Woodlands and Conroe, Texas. We chat about setting SMARTer goals in health and business, plus one simple thing you can do that will make you instantly look 5 years younger. It’s all good stuff, so watch.   “Be who you are […]

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