Christmas cards and envelopes

Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by walker-talker, Dec 11, 2005.


How do you address your envelopes?

  1. Hand write

  2. Use labels or printer

  3. Don't send Christmas cards

  1. walker-talker

    walker-talker LawnSite Platinum Member
    from Midwest
    Posts: 4,771

    Just wanted to know how most you address your Christmas cards....either hand write them out or use labels/printer? I remember reading in a thread last year that someone thought if you hand wrote your return address and target address that it was less professional than labels. I always thought hand written was better....more personal.
  2. dtxwizard

    dtxwizard LawnSite Member
    Posts: 19

    we hand write its just eaiser that way for me any how

    TURF DOCTOR LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,138

    labels we are lazy.
  4. Branchland

    Branchland LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 354

    Hand write, good thing my hand writing sucks. My wife does it.
  5. cwlawley

    cwlawley LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 470

    Handwrite. Adds a personal touch I guess.
  6. Branchland

    Branchland LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 354

    I agree with the personal touch. Especially sign them. Well I sign the Christmas cards but not the invoices.
  7. Green-Pro

    Green-Pro LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,420

    Ordered Envelopes with return address pre-printed. I printed cust address on them, my handwriting also sucks.
  8. rbriggs

    rbriggs LawnSite Member
    Posts: 106

    If your client base is large, you will need to use a mail merge program and print them using labels.
  9. stumper1620

    stumper1620 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,889

    I use window envelopes for invoicing and hand write all Christmas or well wishing cards, I think it lets the customer know you put a personal interest into sending it to them.
  10. 1MajorTom

    1MajorTom Senior Moderator
    Posts: 6,074

    I design the envelopes on the computer, using nice font and colors and some Christmas art.

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