When to Start Planning Your Holiday Party. Hint: Soon!

Christmas & Holiday Party Tips

Party Santa

A holiday party might seem like a simple-enough event to organize. However, those with experience planning a company-wide holiday party know it is no easy feat to host a successful yuletide gathering. For those new to holiday party planning, or those who are looking to make the process easier than years past, use this timeline and these tips to put…

How to Get Year Round Customers from Small Business Saturday

Marketing & Sales Promotion Techniques Seasonal & Special Events Ideas

Small business saturday - year round customers

Small Business Saturday may happen once a year, but it could generate a handsome slate of year-round customers and clients. Successfully transforming one-time visitors into year-round customers involves a two-step process. The first is collecting your visitors’ contact information. The second is devising a post-SBS plan that helps boost your branding, customer activity, and sales. Step 1: Collect Information Capturing…

Small Business Saturday Promotion Ideas: Physical Location

Marketing & Sales Promotion Techniques Seasonal & Special Events Ideas

Small Business Saturday storefront

Congratulations on your decision to participate in Small Business Saturday! But saying you want to be a part of it and actually taking action to ensure a huge turnout are two different things. You said the words, and now it’s time to get into action. Small Business Saturday falls on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, so hopefully you have ample time…

Short & Sweet Thanksgiving Message Templates

Seasonal & Special Events Ideas

Thanksgiving Turkey

While Thanksgiving may be a notorious day for turkey and pumpkin pie, it’s definitely not a notorious holiday for marketing. Companies are quick to send out cards celebrating Christmas, Valentine’s and even their customers or clients’ birthdays, yet Thanksgiving cards are an oft-forgotten batch. In fact, they’re nearly in last place when it comes to greeting card sales in general. The…

Prepping for Holiday Season Employee Recognition

Christmas & Holiday Party Tips

Holiday Season Employee Recognition

Sure, the weather is still warm and sunny but before you know it, the holiday season will be here in all of its winter wonderland glory. As a business owner, you have a million things to organize for the holiday season, from client gifts to end-of-year accounting tasks. With your yuletide to-do list longer than Santa’s, prepping for holiday season…

Planning Back to School Sales for the Small Business

Seasonal & Special Events Ideas

Back to School Sale

The back to school frenzy can be awesome for business, even if you don’t sell school supplies, children’s clothing or other items directly related to the upcoming school year. Companies of any sort can boost customers, revenue and their overall bottom line with a number of creative back to school sale ideas. Last Chance Sales Back to school season can…

Organizing a Company Picnic From Start to Finish

Event Planning Tips

picnic cooler

Cubicle fever is spreading. That’s why organizing a company picnic needs to jump to the top of your to-do list. Whether it’s an annual spring event or you’re putting together your first outdoor employee party, we’ve got a few tips and tricks to make it the best work day yet. Secure an Uncommon Location Sure, the park across from the…

10 Golf Tournament Prize Ideas That are a Hole in One

Seasonal & Special Events Ideas

Golf Prizes

Hosting a golf tournament is an excellent method for raising awareness, connecting with the community, and reaching fundraising goals. However, the devil is in the details, and one major detail to figure out is prizes to give away at the end of the tournament. Not to fret though, because these 10 golf tournament prize ideas are a hole in one…ba…