Sunday, October 31, 2010

Business Tip- Sending Thank You Cards to Customers


I was talking to a woman today in the direct sales industry for 33 years. Her name is Gina with The Selling Divas. It was fascinating. She is a card sender with SOC (not one of my customers or downline) and understands the importance of sending cards.

She has placed many orders with a particular person who is also in direct sales. One order was $400, another month it was $300 then following months were from $50-$100. One would think a constant and good customer like this should receive a Thank You for Your Business card. Well, that was not the case.

Why do we have to teach business owners, sales reps, independent contractors etc. the common etiquette to send a thank you card? We teach our children to send thank you cards to grandparents, aunts, uncles, etc. for when the kid's get gifts. Or am I the only person who still teaches this to my kids?

Common etiquette is to say thank you. This all goes back to when I talked about the cost of finding a new customer compared to the cost of keeping an existing one happy through appreciation.

Let's think about the cost of .99 cent card plus postage compared to the cost of an ad in a local paper...hmmmm....hundreds! I don't think this needs to be explained. It is common sense.

I see this all the time. I have done business with many direct sales consultants and very few have sent a thank you card for hosting a show.

Direct Sales is about Relationships. If one does not want to build relationships- then direct sales is not for them.

In conclusion, please think of the hostesses/ hosts/ guests who bought from you. Send a thank you card or place a phone call to them. That little token of appreciation goes a long way.

Happy Card Sending,
Your Referral Specialists
Send A Free Card and Biz Opp


Sunday, October 17, 2010

MyLive Signature

You do not have to be a techie to create your own signature. We found a website that can bring personalization to your blog, email and website. Upload a signature for FREE using You can create your signature using pre-selected fonts, scan in your own signature or draw one if you have a pen connected to your computer. Now if you want special animations that costs extra. But below you can see what we created. You can select over a hundred fonts, colors and slopes.

This is an excellent tool to being your online communications to the next level. A++++

Happy Card Sending,

Friday, October 8, 2010

SOC IPhone App Review

I was so excited about the news for the new SOC iPhone App! I downloaded it for free, logged into my account and started to send cards!!!

I thought to myself- how is this possible with over 14,000 cards, images and my contacts? Well, they did it. It is very simple.

I logged in and the screen shows my address, points and expense I have in my account. I select catalog at the bottom of the screen to start creating a card. The categories are listed just like in your regular account on the computer.  I select Holiday and Occasions to send a birthday card. I go through selecting the card for a friend. The images on the front of the card are clear and colorful. I click next at the top of my screen. I can edit the left and right sides of the card.

I can insert images from my SOC account or take a photo from iPhone!!! Instantly it goes into my card.

I can also add an existing contact from my Send Out Cards account, my device's address book or add a new contact.
It validates how many points and expense I am going to use and then SEND CARD!

Wow!!! Talk about acting on a prompting. You are out with clients and can send a card right after a meeting without going to your office! BRILLIANT!

Monday, October 4, 2010

BOO!!! Halloween Treats

Send a Treat to your Friends and Family.
SendOutCards has some really cute gifts to brighten someone's day this Fall.

All of the flavor of Pumpkin Pie without all the work.
Just add water, butter and a can of pumpkin. It only  takes 5 minutes to prepare. The dish is oven, dishwasher and microwave safe. Use it as a candy dish or decoration. Perfect as a Hostess Gift.

We have so many Halloween and Fall Gift ideas that can be sent with a card.

To send your card and gift out to someone you care about, visit our storefront @ If you need assistance give us a call 954-667-9762.

Debbie and Kerry
Send A Free Card and Biz Opp