How to Create Hard Copy Professional Reports

Designing Your Business Communication

Even if your facts and figures are right on the money, you’ll still lose point with your fellow employees and clients if your professional report isn’t executed cleanly and efficiently. You might be surprised how much visual appeal goes into the reports you file over the course of your daily duties. If you’d like some tips on how to create…

Spring Stationery Finds from PaperDirect!

Seasonal & Special Events Ideas

Fresh Lemonade Postcards

Spring is *almost* in the air! We only have one month left of constant, fridged cold and we’re celebrating with spring stationery. For those of you looking for spring border paper, envelopes, or other paper products, we want to highlight some of our favorite designs for spring 2017. Check them out and brighten up your office and customer’s mailboxes! Spring Bike…

How to Market Your Online Course and Get More Signups

Business Marketing Ideas

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  So you’ve created an awesome online course that can help dozens, hundreds or even thousands of people–if only they’d sign up for it. And the only way they’re likely to sign up for it is if they know the course exists and are intrigued enough to explore it. How do you market an online course to achieve just that?…

Boosting Confidence of Those Around You: It’s Your Job

Employee Recognition Ideas

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Confidence is powerful. Self-respect not only improves mental health but also translates to productivity at the office. Confidence empowers people to face obstacles head-on, see the positive in situations and take smart risks. Any boss would be happy to see these qualities in their employees. You can easily improve the confidence level of your staff by making a few changes to…

7 St. Patrick’s Day Marketing Ideas for Your Small Biz

Business Marketing Ideas

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Everyone knows that St. Patrick’s Day can be loads of fun with friends and family getting together for parades, corned beef, green beer, and traditional Celtic singalongs. So why not take the opportunity to inspire your customers to get into the Irish spirit on Friday, March 17, 2017. Help your shoppers finding the pot o’ gold at the end of…

Certificate Wording for Elementary Teachers and Schools

Student Recognition Ideas

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See Jane improve. Watch Sam excel. Then feel free to award each of them a certificate for doing their best in your elementary school classroom. Certificates of appreciation or achievement can be an ideal way to recognize students for a job well done, whether it’s acing the spelling test, making momentous improvements in their math scores, or even showing compassion,…

Certificate Wording for Healthcare Industries

Employee Recognition Ideas

Healthcare Certificate Wording

Nurses who consistently go far beyond the call of duty. Doctors with bedside manners that make patients feel incredibly cared for and safe. Phlebotomists that take blood with ease and precision, making people totally forget they had a fear of needles when they walked in the door. The healthcare field abounds with professionals who deserve to be recognized for their…

What are the Most Important Employee Benefits? [Poll]

Helpful Resources

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There are a whole slew of employee benefits these days. From ESOPs to nap rooms, we wanted to do some digging and see, out of the most-common benefits, which are most important to our readers. Cast your vote below for either: Healthcare plan contribution 401(k) Bonus Potential Flexible Scheduling Ability to work from home Plentiful paid time off Sabbaticals

How to Celebrate Employee Appreciation Day on March 3, 2017

Employee Recognition Ideas

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March 3 is the twelfth annual celebration of Employee Appreciation Day. Even better, in 2017, Employee Appreciation Day falls on a Friday, which opens up so many opportunities for recognizing your hardest working staff members. So take some time to let your people know you appreciate them because your company couldn’t run without them. What’s more, your team deserves it, don’t they? If…

Enter to Win PaperDirect’s Recognition Giveaway!

Helpful Resources

Recognition Giveaway

It’s time to recognize your employees with PaperDirect’s Recognition Giveaway! Head over to our Facebook page where you can enter our most recent giveaway and earn $200 in product plus $25 in design services. It’s finally time to start a recognition program at your place of work. We’re making it easy! Enter here Giveaway Details Prizes– Two winners will receive one prize of…