Grow Your Notary Business This Holiday Season

The holiday season is upon us, and there is no better time to promote your business than now. Here are four ways to use your business during the holidays!

1. Holiday Greeting Cards - Whether you are sending cards for Christmas, Thanksgiving, the New Year, Hanukah, Kwanzaa or anything else, insert your business card in your holiday correspondence. It's a great reminder to friends and associates to keep you in mind.

2. Holiday Shopping - Often the lines are long and so is the wait. Use this opportunity to network and engage your fellow shoppers. Now this might require some of you to step outside of your comfort zone, but it's an awesome way to market your business. By making a little small talk, you could open the door to a new customer. The great thing is that you don't even have to do the hard sell. Just make small talk, and when the conversation is over, offer the person your business card.

3. Holiday Baskets - Many businesses and employers have giveaways at various holiday events. Consider donating items for the event and attach your business card or a label with the contact info for your notary business!

4. Holiday Gifts for Service Providers - Do you give gifts to your barber/beautician, childcare provider, mail person, manicurist, your child's teachers, landscaper, etc.? Insert your business card with the gift!

Your business card is the gift that keeps on giving. Make sure you have an ample supply for the holiday season!

-- Enna A. Bachelor is a Contributing Writer with the American Association of Notaries

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