In the online world of virtual assistance, personal touch can sometimes get lost in the shuffle of emails, chat and remote meetings. However, in order to really form a personal bond with your clients, just as you would co-workers, it sometimes takes a bit of extra effort and TLC to let your awesome clients know how much you appreciate them and their business.
Because we thrive finding amazing online tools, we found a few that can actually help you add give a little warm, personal feeling to clients in an easy (remote) way! Yay! Check them out below:
Postable - Do you work with international clients? Send holiday cards or thank you cards regularly? Enter Postable. Postable is an awesome online service that will mail "handwritten" beautiful cards for you, to anywhere in the world! Simply choose the card style you'd like, write your message (postable will convert it to a beautifully handwritten script) and then enter the recipient address and check out! Simple as that. No trips to the drugstore and post office, and your clients will still feel the love and appreciate you want to send their way!
ZoxxBoxx -Impress your new clients, or celebrate a special occasion with a client with ZoxxBoxx! ZoxxBoxx is a customizable gift box that can be branded with your logo and business information, and then filled with items of your choice to be shipped to your recipient! The options of what to fill your ZoxxBoxx with seemingly endless, from baked goods, to post-its, to wine, to golf goodies, so you're sure to find something your client will appreciate. To learn more about ZoxxBoxx, check out their website!
1-800-Bakery.com - Who doesn't love a baked good every now and then? These can make a special gift, and 1-800-bakery makes it easier! Get cookies or cupcakes branded with your or your client's logos to celebrate a mile-marker or work anniversary! The special, personal touch will go a long way in your client's eyes, and they're sure to appreciate your delicious gesture!
These are just a few simple ideas! There are so many other great online gift or card companies that can help you add your personal touch to client relationships. Small gestures can go a long way in building a trusting, thriving client / VA relationship. We'd love to hear some of the other ways you show your client's appreciation in the comments below!