It finally came. That dreaded first holiday card of the season. I know I should welcome it with open arms, but I can’t get past the gentle reminder it sends: Get your butt in gear and get your own cards done.
Faster than a flying reindeer, my holiday card project is at the top of my To Do list, knocking the others tasks way, way down. Have I ordered my cards? Is my mailing list up-to-date? Have I bought stamps?
In business, it’s even more urgent to get your cards out earlier than later. Your clients may take extra time off during the holidays. You don’t want to miss them, and you definitely don’t want to be the card they open in January. Very embarassing.
This year, after much thought and research, I’ve decided to abandon the traditional paper greeting card and send out e-cards instead. Why, you may ask? Well, I have a bunch of reasons. [Read more…]