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Holidays and your cilent base.

Discussion in 'General Industry Discussions' started by 6'7 330, Nov 4, 2005.

  1. 6'7 330

    6'7 330 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,821

    With the holiday season is just around the corner,this might be a good question to ponder. We have Muslim, Jewish and Christian, clients we do business with, no Hindu’s , we refuse to do business with them.So, if you send out holiday cards to your client base , do you send a holiday card out saying happy holidays, or do you send all clients regardless of cultural considerations, a Christmas card.

    I would question the blanket Christmas card approach,as bad business if you have a multi-cultural client base.
  2. jt5019

    jt5019 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,432

    Happy Holidays for me avoids any unnecessary problems.
  3. Brianslawn

    Brianslawn LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,004

    no cards... just a fruit basket. :p
  4. GarPA

    GarPA LawnSite Silver Member
    from PA
    Messages: 2,585

    as much as I hate it, we send "Happy Holiday" cards. We also give each year 'round customer a large pointsettia
  5. bobbygedd

    bobbygedd LawnSite Fanatic
    from NJ
    Messages: 10,178

    i give them all a kick in the azz with thier bill in december. this way, nobody gets insulted
  6. garth1967

    garth1967 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 640

    ebenezer gedd:cool2:
  7. yardmanlee

    yardmanlee LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 898

    happy holiday's so we dont offened anyone
  8. cedarcroft

    cedarcroft LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 442

    I am working on getting a picture together with me in a Santa costume and my guys in Elf costumes. I am gonna sit on the cab of my truck with reins in my hands and have the guys in the bed surrounded by gift wrapped cardboard boxes. the only problem I am having is getting 8 plastic reindeer cheap. if I can get it done, I will send this to my customers saying happy holidays.
    humorous and memorable.
  9. gqnine44

    gqnine44 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 501

    Merry Christmas.

    "Happy Holidays" is for the gutless.
  10. HOOLIE

    HOOLIE LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,981

    I'm hoping to mail mine out over the weekend so they get to the customer early, in honor of "Customer Appreciation Week" That'll show 'em I care :D

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