Making an impression with holiday cards requires a little more creativity these days. Consider several reasons why New Year’s cards are perfect for connecting with people while still standing out from the rest of the common cards of the season. Read more
Everyone wants to make an impact by sending customized homemade gifts, but they often don’t want to spend a lot of time constructing them. However, DIY holiday gifts don’t have to be a chore, and they can be vastly superior to stir-bought options.
The holiday season represents a large portion of your yearly revenue. For some industries, holiday sales might account for as much as 30% of their yearly income. You’ll likely see a very significant drop in sales through January and February, as well. So the way that you prepare for the holiday season is integral to your shop’s success. Read more
Coming up with a great idea and creating a quality product or service are only part of what makes a successful company. You must also learn how to nurture long-term relationships with your clients in order to grow and thrive. Read more
The digital age has brought with it a plethora of computerized greeting cards from well-known websites. Even so, genuine paper cards are far from being out of style. If anything, they’re even more meaningful in the digital age. Following are reasons why customers may appreciate receiving a real card over a digital “e-card”. Read more
Far too often, business holiday cards are treated as obligatory afterthoughts for companies. In reality, sending the right kinds of cards can be a cost effective way to improve relations with your customers and employees, and increase marketing ROI as well. Read more
As millennials gain purchasing power, their preferences are impacting many different types of industries. The market for greeting cards is one of these, and it is poised to enter a new era driven by the effects of technology and spending habits. Read more
Most people can agree that a handwritten thank-you card is a great way to show one’s appreciation, but more and more the practice of sitting down and writing out a well thought-out message continues to decline. Not only is this a common trend in personal interactions, but also in business relationships. For many companies, a quick email has replaced a handwritten note as standard procedure, but there are still many different reasons why you should consider putting the smartphone down when it comes time to thank your client. Read more
Recently, a customer of Chao Cards reached out in need of a creative way to thank a client’s customers for attending an event. This customer to reach out was a world-leading entertainment and sports agency, representing many of the most successful professionals working in film, television, music, video games, theater, fashion, and digital content. One of the company’s hospitality divisions had helped their client host about 150 of its top customers at the Kaaboo music and arts festival. As a way to give those customers a memorable takeaway and further strengthen its relationship with the clients, this agency reached out to Chao Cards about building a custom 3D pop-up card. Read more
If you run a souvenir shop, then summer is likely one of your busiest seasons—especially if you operate in a popular summertime vacation destination. Looking for some ways to maximize sales and profits this summer? We’ve got some simple yet effective tips that are sure to yield results.