This article will look at the ways in which compliment slips can be beneficial to your business. It explores the advantages and disadvantages of using them and what the results can be from sending out professionally printed compliment slips.
When you work in business, communication is vitally important. You need to be able to pass information in an effective manner, not just internally but externally too including clients, potential clients and other various business associates. This is why compliment slips can be so useful. Compliment slips have a massive amount of potential to improve your business.
Compliment slips are rarely found on their own and are used together with invoices or bills. It contains all the usual information you would expect to find on a letterhead or business card but with an addition message offering thanks or compliments to the recipient. By handwriting a message you show that you have taken the time which will make the recipient feel more valued by your company.
The choice is vast when you are looking at designs of slips. However, you must choose right as you want to portray the right image for your business. If you want to get the best look for your compliment slips then choose wisely, you will need to get the paper, ink colour and font right if you want to make the best impression possible. The most used combination is a pale colour of paper or just plain white and usually a black or blue font as this is the most easily read however, you can choose anything you like. You can also choose the size of paper. Typically you will find that they have been printed on A6 paper but this is not always the case and you can choose a size that you think is the most appropriate.
Compliment slips are so useful because of their versatility. They can be used for almost any purpose with a whole range of messages written on them from; thanking someone, usually for a contribution or to show appreciation for a service provided. You should not use them as an alternative to other forms of correspondence however, they are intended as an additional footnote to add a personal touch to what could otherwise feel like a cold exchange.
Because compliment slips present your business in such a good light they are also a very good promotional tool. By being polite and cordial through them you are ensuring that people have a pleasant experience with your business which will prompt them to come back again.