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How to Write Business Greetings
You've just landed the deal of the year. One of your suppliers just rushed an order to
your office at no extra charge. Your banker just extended a sizable loan that will
help you grow your business. All times when you shouldn't forget your manners.
The importance of saying thanks
Thanking your business associates for their business, kind gestures, and hard work will help you to
build stronger relationships with them. Sending thank-you notes with a memorable message can also
promote your company's creativity and leave a lasting impression on your customers. Unfortunately,
dreaming up an inspired sentence is easier said than done.
Sandra Louden, a professional greeting card writer and author of the book Greeting Cards, offers many
feasible suggestions. First, keep your personal notes short; no more than 20 words are optimal to keep
the card from looking cluttered. Also, choose an easy-to-read font if you print your cards, and be sure
not to crowd too much information around your logo or signature.
Louden further recommends avoiding stiff, impressive words. "A greeting card is a form of
communication... it should