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

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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

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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…

12 Company Picnic Themes & Ideas

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Company Picnic Themes & Ideas

If you need another excuse to blow off a Friday and spoil your staff, this is it! Host a company picnic to recognize your top employees and thank the entire crew for their hard work throughout the past year. And you know, a party isn’t a party unless it has a theme. And, cake. Don’t forget the cake. The Classic…

How to Run (and Promote) a Silent Auction for Your Non-Profit

Event Planning Tips

auction

Community fundraisers not only get the word out about your cause, they’re also a sure fire way to pad your non-profit’s operating budget and fund vital programming. It’s a win-win! Here’s a crash course on how to run a silent auction at your fundraiser and get your supporters excited about the upcoming event. Schedule the Event Secure a location and…

How to Jazz Up Holiday Networking Events

Christmas & Holiday Party Tips

Jazz it up

‘Tis the season to mix and mingle! If you’re organizing a holiday networking event, make it a memorable occasion by adding a few personalized touches. After all, you don’t want bored employees burying their attention in their smartphones or ducking out early. Set up a raffle. As each person arrives for the party, hand them a raffle ticket. Show them…

The 2015 Office Christmas Party Checklist

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Christmas Party

It’s pumpkin spice-everything season, and you know what that means? The holidays are just around the corner. So, it’s time to start making plans for the coolest office Christmas party yet. Dig out the favorite caterer’s phone number and set a date. It’s almost time to party! The Basic Party Plans Before you get too far into making plans, you…

8 Free Halloween Fonts Perfect for Invitations & Flyers

Designing Your Invitation

8 Free Halloween Fonts Perfect for Invitaitions

Halloween fonts come in all shapes and sizes, and while most have one thing in common: spooky style, not all have another really important thing: readability. There’s nothing worse than designing a flyer, invitation or banner to find out that your recipients can barely read it. That’s why we’ve browsed and selected a few fonts that pass the Halloween test. Below…