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5 Ways Realtors Can Make a Lasting Impression Through Gift-Giving

Does gift-giving matter in realty? Realtors can do a lot to make a good impression on new clients. Whether you’ve been in the industry for ten years or ten days, making your clients feel special can build bridges that last a lifetime. Gifts don’t have to be expensive. Even something as simple as a card can go a long way in the mind of a new client. Why should you give gifts though? How does that make an impression in the mind of a client? Let’s look closer at five ways you can make a long-lasting impression through gift-giving. 1. …

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5 Ways to Celebrate International Literacy Day

September 8th is International Literacy Day! On this day, we celebrate the wonderful gift of literacy across the globe by reading and appreciating the opportunity to learn to read and write. This is a day to spend tutoring others, supporting your local library, or simply reading a great book. Let’s take a look at some of the ways you can celebrate ILD in your community. Whether you’re a community leader, teacher, or just a community member, these five ways to celebrate are for everyone. 1. Read A Book From Your Local Library One of the best ways to celebrate literacy …

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Gift Ideas for Teachers (2020 School Year Prep)

With the new school year rapidly approaching, we’re going to see some serious changes in educational procedures. To show your teachers how much you appreciate them, check out our gift ideas for teachers below. These gifts are practical, adorable, and the perfect way to let a teacher know just how valuable they are to you and your family. A Gift Basket Of course, gift baskets are always a great gift for any occasion. At Bumble Bee Baskets, we offer amazing gift baskets of all sizes, with fully customizable options. You can also try out our build your own basket feature if you’re …

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How Much Should You Spend on Client Gifts?

The topic of sending clients gifts is one of heated debate. Some believe you should never send a gift, that doing business is enough, while others believe you should lavish your clients with gifts and thank you’s to show your appreciation. The truth is, the amount of money you spend on a client gift is a matter of personal preference, but there are some rules you might want to follow when gift-giving. Not sure what to give your client or how much to spend? You’re in the right place. Today we’re going to cover how much is too much, when to give a gift, and …

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Call for Comments! What Do You Want to See in the Store?

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Since our inception, we’ve made serving you, our customer, a top priority. With some of the highest-quality gift baskets online, delivery options, and a customer service philosophy that’s second to none, we’d like to think we’re doing a pretty good job. Now, it’s your turn to tell us what you’d like to see. Here are five gift basket ideas we’d like your ideas on! So fire away with your comments and let us know which of these five you absolutely must see. 1. Garden Gift Basket If you’ve got someone with a green thumb in your family or friends group, this could be the perfect gift basket …

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Client Retention: When Does it Make Sense to Send a Thank You Gift?

Sending a thank you gift to a client can help to solidify the relationship you’ve formed over the course of your professional relationship. Whether it’s for a referral or just for giving you their business, sending a thank you gift lets clients know you appreciate them, and when it’s a practical gift, it can make an even bigger difference in their opinion of you.    So, when should you send a thank you gift to help retain clients? Let’s take a closer look at when you should send a gift, what it will mean to the client, and why sending …

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O Canada! 7 Ways to Celebrate Canada Day

July 1st is right around the corner, and you know what that means! Canada Day is one of our greatest holidays, celebrating Canada’s birth as a nation and its diversity as a people. On this day, in 1867, the British North America act united the northern British Colonies under one banner, creating the nation of Canada as we know it.  Though independence from British rule didn’t come right away, eventually our great nation became an independent country and we have plenty to be proud of. As a leader in education, maple syrup production (70% of the world’s syrup comes from …

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5 Summer Gift Ideas to Beat the Heat

Summer is here, and that means the heat waves aren’t far behind! Finding creative ways to beat the heat and enjoy your summer fun is easy when you’ve got our list of the top five summer gift ideas. These gifts are affordable and make the perfect summer-time thank-you or birthday gift for that special someone.  Let’s take a look at these five amazing gift ideas.  1. The Bed Jet  Have you ever wished you could stick your fan under the sheets on those hot summer nights for some cool air circulation? Unfortunately, your normal box fan doesn’t quite fit right, …

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5 Life Lessons COVID-19 Has Taught Us

The global pandemic that is COVID-19 came on fast and strong in the early months of 2020. It swept across borders, oceans, and the airwaves in news and rising death tolls. As May approaches, we draw ever nearer to the mid-year mark, and (hopefully) the decline of the virus.    As people everywhere are forced into social isolation, tempers flare. Meanwhile, the Earth herself seems to be recovering almost overnight with fewer humans on roads, trains, or public transportation. Surely, such a situation has plenty to teach us, right? Let’s look closer at what we’ve learned from COVID-19.  1. COVID-19 …

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