In 2014 Mark Zuckerberg made a resolution to write a thank you card to one new person, outside of Facebook, each day. That’s 365 thank you cards.
If the idea of writing 365 thank you cards has you tongue-tied, you are not alone! Many people struggle with how to write a thank you card.
It doesn’t have to be hard. A thank you note isn’t a novel. It’s short, simple and to the point. Four or five sentences are all you need! Be genuine. That’s it.
What to Write in a Thank You Card
Need more help?
The folks over at Your Dictionary have created a list of go to phrases to use in thank you cards from a simple note of appreciation to gratitude for a wedding gift.
Sample sentiments include:
- I will always remember how you helped me to get this wonderful opportunity.
- Thanks so much for taking the time out of your schedule to come over.
- Thank you again for inviting us into your lovely home.
- We love our beautiful new gift and we cannot thank you enough for your thoughtfulness.
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Words to the Rescue
If you are still tongue-tied after perusing the tips over at Your Dictionary, or you just want more ideas, then Words to the Rescue by Steve Fadie is worth checking out. It contains over 1000 sentiments to write in greeting cards. The book is available to send with a card through my online greeting card and gift shop.
SPECIAL OFFER for new clients: Send Words to the Rescue to yourself, or anyone, for less than half-price when you contact me for a free relationship marketing consultation. Offer good through January 31, 2015.
A side-note on how small this world really is… One of my clients once called me to tell me that she saw this book in the gift shop and that Steve Fadie is an old friend of hers.
Relationship Marketing Tip of the Day
Not to beat a dead horse, but if someone does something nice for you, send them a thank you card. Seriously. Mary Kay Ash was right when she said that people walk around with an invisible sign around their necks that says “make me feel appreciated.” When you make people feel appreciated, they appreciate you. You bet your bottom dollar that the next time that person to whom you sent the card needs what you have, they will call you first. And that, ladies and gentleman, is how relationships grow your business.