Small Business Saturday Promotion Ideas: Physical Location

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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

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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…

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…

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…

How to Have a Successful School Fundraiser

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Each year, students look forward to game nights at the school and chances to win prizes when selling items like candy bars and wrapping paper. These school fundraisers not only provide extra cash for school programs, they also create entertainment and teachable moments for the kids. So, let’s make sure the next fundraiser is a huge success for everyone. Plan…

5 Ways to Spice Up Your Family Reunion this Summer

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Water Sport - Family Reunion

“Family is the most important thing in the world.” Family plays an instrumental role in every person’s life, and gathering all of your kids, cousins, aunts, uncles, siblings, and grandparents together for an annual family reunion will create a treasured tradition for years to come. Certainly you can host a simple picnic or BBQ for your family reunion. However, starting…

How to Get More Sponsors for Your Charity Golf Tournament

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Golf Sponsors

In a Constant Contact blog post from 2012, author Ryan Mahoney states that sponsors “are one of the foundational elements of your event because they add things that can draw people.” We agree. If you’re planning a charity gold tournament, you need sponsors to give their support. Rather than scratching your head wondering how to get sponsors for a golf tournament,…

Oh The Places Your Grad Will Go…

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Oh the places your grad will go. This wonderful book is a common and thoughtful gift for graduates. It easily connects the start of your grad’s education with the next stepping stone- succeeding in the real world after high school or college. If you have a graduate that you’re honoring, include a famous quote from this classic Dr. Seuss book in…

Fun Graduation Party Ideas to Keep You Top of Class

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Graduation from high school or college is a monumental achievement that deserves to be celebrated in style! From invitations to decorations, we have a few fun graduation party ideas and tips that will help make the day extra memorable. Use Creative and Exciting Invitations There is no better way to reach out to friends and family and set the tone…

How to Plan a Dazzling 4th of July Celebration

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Everyone starts dreaming about the 4th of July weekend as soon as it’s warm enough to leave the jackets at home. Make this year a special celebration to remember with a personalized party from 4th of July paper supplies and these great ideas! Plan Ahead, Way Ahead Don’t miss the fireworks while stressing over the food and activities; plan menus and games…

Creative Summer BBQ Invitations

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Barbeque Invitation

As cherry blossoms fall and temperatures soar, it’s time to break out the grill. Bring people to your door this summer with an assortment of summer BBQ invitations from PaperDirect. You can print them out from the comfort of your office on quality designer paper, or customize free downloadable templates and have PaperDirect do the rest. Here’s a taste of the hot-off-the-grill…

8 Fun Game Ideas for Company Picnics

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As the weather warms up, it’s time to start thinking about enjoying it with a company picnic! Choose from a variety of invitations r create your own invites on festive border paper and get your employees, and perhaps their family members, together for a fun afternoon outdoors. Help keep the party enjoyable with these fun game ideas for company picnic…

How to Throw a Patriotic “Welcome Home” Party

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Serving in the military is one of life’s most honorable deeds, and feting returning soldiers is a cherished American tradition. Here are five patriotic party ideas to show love, respect and gratitude to your favorite vet with a “Welcome Home” bash. 1. Pay Tribute Create a display as a testament to your returning soldier, his/her unit and others with whom…

Five High School Graduation Party Ideas

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This year’s high school seniors are getting ready to toss their caps in the air and face the future. Fete your favorite grad with one of these five festive ideas which will take your graduation party from average to unforgettable. Memory Lane Your grad has celebrated many amazing moments during the past 18 years. Acknowledgeevery accomplishment by compiling a collection…

An Insider’s Guide to Hosting a Golf Tournament

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So you want to host a golf tournament? Be warned – it takes a lot of planning. But if you do it the right way, golf tournaments can net you a lot of money – which is why they make such great fundraisers. But we repeat, it’s all about preparing for the tournament that dictates whether or not it will…

It’s On Us: 15 Customer Appreciation Event Ideas for VIPs

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In business, your customers are your significant others. And just like lovers, customers need to be wined, dined and told repeatedly how much you adore and appreciate them. To show your customers just how much they mean to you around the Christmas holiday season, try spoiling them with some of the following customer appreciation event ideas. Christmas Play Buy a…

5 Tips for Organizing a Company Golf Scramble

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Organizing a company golf scramble is one way to build stronger teams on the job and off-the-clock. While some company organizers work with the local golf club planner to develop a charity event or semiannual outing, there is nothing wrong with in-house planning to save some money. Make it more fun by tailoring the event to fit your group! One…