Under Sail: The Greek Isles"Sprinkled across the Aegean Sea and steeped in ancient mythology, the Cyclades are some of the most spectacular of Greece's many isles. Here, fishing boats cast colorful reflections in azure waters, whitewashed villages cascade down lavender-dusted slopes, and craggy headlands are punctuated by ancient ruins." http://www.nationalgeographicexpeditions.com/expeditions/greece-cruise/detail Our sailing expedition to the Greek Isles included seven fun-loving women, including the 1st Mate, Fedra Fou, and....
One Cool Captain.
We flew into Athens, then sailed from Laviron to Kythnos, Serifos, Paros, Syros Mykonos and back to Athens. This was by far one of the best vacations I've had the pleasure of going on. The Dolphin sighting was so exciting and I was glad that I had my camera ready when they were spotted.
This port was postcard pretty. I must have taken 25 pictures of the same scene, I so wanted to take it back home with me.
Pop-bys is important to include gifting as a marketing strategy.
What is a pop-by? Pop-bys are small gift given to clients - generally if they drop-by your office or you pop-by theirs. There is no longer a need for cold calling. Just a quick "just popping-by to say hi and a face-to-face chat so you keep top of your customer's mind.
Their intended purpose is to deepen your relationship and provide the best oppurtunity to make a connection. Most people add a quirky “tag” on the gift to make memorable. Thereby, ultimately promoting themselves and their business.
Pop-bys have been proven to deepen the relationships and clients are more likely to make referrals. Pop-bys can, if you do it often enough and get really good at your tag lines, become my favorite part of you business. The true value of a Pop-by is showing your customers that your care enough to invest time and effort in your relationship with them.
Pop-By and Drop-By gifts
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What's the Worst Gift You Ever Received? Could it possibly be a plastic rose?I was looking at Quora.com, a website that asks questions of anyone in the world. It's fascinating to hear answers to questions like: What is it like to be an American? What should I absolutely not do when visiting your country? What should I not do when visiting the US? What are the must read novels before you die? https://www.quora.com/What-are-the-top-10-must-read-novels... A plastic rose from her husband.
Mind you she had mentioned that she didn't like receiving flowers because of her love of nature, so in his mind this was something she'd appreciate. She may be one of those folks who has a similar belief to one of my guru's, Eckhardt Tolle. He says that If you see a flower that you love don't pick it, because by picking it it dies and it ceases to be what you love. I think about that every time I want to pick a flower and put it in my hair. I know it'll be dead in a matter o…