Write Newsletters Your Employees Will Read

Write Newsletters Your Employees Will Read

Let’s face it, we are all guilty of not reading our company’s newsletters. Whether it is too long, not interesting, old news or not worth your busy time, there are many examples of how easy it is to hit ‘DELETE’ when that newsletter hits your inbox. So how do you write a standout newsletter that will grab your fellow coworker’s attention?   Whether you are looking to be creative, funny, entertaining, or short and to the point with some lightheartedness, here are some of our favorite tips on writing the perfect newsletter.     Write Newsletters Your Employees Will Read   Provide content worth reading – This might seem like a no brainer but seriously, make it interesting. Make sure to provide tips, advice, or industry news that subscribers will be interested in. Perhaps even provide an incentive within the newsletter such as a raffle or give-away. Create a catchy headline/subject – Your newsletter literally needs to scream “READ ME FIRST”. Establish trust – Consistency is key but feel free to add variety. Always make sure that your employees can trust what you say and feel that your headlines/subjects are cohesive with the content. Write for your audience – Although this may be a company-wide newsletter, always make sure to break it down for everyone, avoid acronyms and abbreviations when possible. Keep it short and simple – Allow your employees to get the important information they need. Keep them regular – Between once a week and once a month is usually considered about right. Add visuals to enhance your content – Did you know the average employee only spends...
Perfectly Personalized Gifts

Perfectly Personalized Gifts

GiftTree’s collection of perfectly personalized gifts has some exciting and stylish new editions! The added touch of personalization really elevates a gift to another level. It sends a message that you care so much about your recipient, you took the extra step to make their gift unique and individualized. Be it a birthday gift, housewarming, anniversary, wedding or a professional business gift for a colleague or client, go above and beyond with beautiful personalized gifts. Here are some of our new editions to the personalized collection, plus a few timeless classics that are tried and true.   Personalized Incognito Tech & Laptop Sleeve Carry any portable laptop or tablet in style and disguise. A slim profile tech sleeve is designed to look just like a classic manila envelope. Made from a strong tear-proof material, the envelope is lined with thick grey felt for extra padding and protection. Make it theirs with the complimentary embossing of their three initials! Engraved Bamboo Wine Tool Set A naturally curved corkscrew and smooth spherical bottle stopper create an elegant gift for the wine lover. Both bamboo-accented pieces match their enduring storage box with magnetic closure, making this unified set perfect for any occasion. Engraved Keepsake Tray The expert craftsmanship of this polished gold-plated tray makes the perfect keepsake to display in the home – from the mantle to the bar cart. With the addition of an engraved initial, it’s a conversation piece that will leave a lasting impression for years to come. Engraved Champagne Saber Champagne is meant to be savored and occasionally sabered. Rooted in 19th century French tradition, the elegantly curved champagne saber slashes through...
A Lifetime of Memories – Heartwarming Personalized Keepsakes

A Lifetime of Memories – Heartwarming Personalized Keepsakes

Giving a gift is always a pleasure, but giving a really meaningful gift is one of the best feelings in the world. When it comes to making your gift-giving truly matter, engraving a name, a special date or a thoughtful message is a feature that can elevate your gift from “ordinary” to “extraordinary”; from something that’s simply “nice”, to a gift that inspires fond memories and heartfelt thanks. Here at GiftTree, we delight in curating our collection of unique, meaningful gifts that will wow anybody on your list, from family and friends to clients and colleagues. Here are some of our favorite gifts from our ever-expanding collection of heartwarming personalized keepsakes.   Crisp, sparkling and definitive Dom Perignon Champagne is offered in our exclusive lacquered Burlwood keepsake box. Elevate your gift to an even greater celebration by adding your own personal message engraved onto the surface of the wine bottle. It’s a thoughtful and grand gesture to congratulate newlyweds, wish loved ones a happy anniversary, or celebrate any occasion that deserves a monumental gift. Explore the entire collection of personalized wine gifts here!   Beautiful, simple and timeless in design, Merci Maman’s chalcedony necklace is hung on an 18-inch sterling silver chain. Names, dates or your personal message is engraved on the disc pendant French cursive style, along with a blue or rose chalcedony charm. Take a look at all of our beautiful keepsake & personalized jewelry pieces here!   Perfect as a memorial or decorative keepsake, these delicate wind chimes play the first six notes heard in the opening measures of “Amazing Grace,” one of America’s best-loved hymns. A weather-resistant bamboo wind catcher adds...
Perfect Presents Under $50

Perfect Presents Under $50

The sentiment of a gift lies not in its monetary value, but in the emotion it brings to both the recipient and the giver. More than just a great object, truly memorable gifts leave behind lasting impressions of what the gift represented. To show you that truly memorable gifts don’t have to cost a lot, here are some tips for choosing perfect presents under $50 (or at any price!) Make it Thoughtful It’s easy to pick out an item, wrap it, and call it a present. But the thought and intention behind a present is what makes it truly a gift. It is this attention to detail that gives a gift recipient warm feelings knowing that someone truly cares. Carefully selected gifts to reflect the occasion, the person’s interests or style can go a long way in saying “this was chosen just for you.” It expresses the time and consideration put into choosing the perfect gift for the occasion.     Make it Personal There’s nothing like a one-of-a-kind gift. There is excitement and prestige in receiving a gift that no one else has. Weather to commemorate a special occasion such as a wedding or to add a little something extra with an engraved pen or business card holder, personalization is an easy way to turn a gift into a keepsake. It is a simple touch that lets the recipient know that great care was taken in choosing a gift that will stand the test of time. GiftTree is proud to offer personalization options on many of our most popular items.   Make It Inspiring Spark seeds of creativity with...
College is Coming

College is Coming

The transition to young adulthood can be challenging for many of our children; what better way to let them let you know that you’re thinking about them than sending a college care package? Whether it’s the start of a new school year or deep into finals, sending the special young adult in your life a surprise is a wonderful way to let them know that they’re in your thoughts. Dealing with all of the rigors and new experiences that college brings can be stressful, and a surprise treat can be just what the doctor—or in this case, the teacher—ordered. It is also a period with many exciting moments that should be celebrated. Many of us here at GiftTree have gone through the same trials and have many similar memories, here are a few of our favorite gifts to get through the school year and celebrate the specials moments.     Perfect for penning their next masterpiece or recording all of the exciting firsts that college has to offer (or possibly even notes from Bio 101); the Embossed Fine Leather Journal is sophisticated yet rugged journal that features free embossing on the cover. Crafted from soft, supple leather and featuring 192 pages of high quality paper, this will become the constant companion to the budding wordsmith in their exciting college journey.     The Fresh Fruit and Cookies Basket is sure to satiate the sweet tooth of any college student (not just sophomores), as well as help them get their daily serving of fruit. This gift makes the perfect college care package and features fresh baked cookies in a variety...