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Gift Cards vs Prepaid Cards: What’s Best?

Posted by a2g on May 11, 2022

Gift cards and prepaid cards are popular choices for gift-giving. This is due to convenience and the guarantee of knowing the gift will be well-received. They are the best options when lacking ideas for a sure-fire present or doing last-minute shopping. And when it comes to the topic of ‘gift cards vs prepaid cards’, there’s […]

The Advantages and Disadvantages Of Gift Cards for Business

Posted by a2g on April 26, 2022

What is a gift card? While gift cards have been around since the 1990s, there’s still a bit of confusion about these fantastic business tools. Gift cards are prepaid debit cards that hold a specific amount of funds. The recipient can use these funds for purchases, such as a holiday present or other needs. People […]

How To Create Custom Gift Cards

Posted by a2g on April 25, 2022

There’s no better way to show your appreciation than with a custom gift cards. Why guess what someone will like when you can place the decision in their hands? Custom Visa cards allow businesses to give gifts to customers and employees without worrying about how they’ll be received. One survey found that 60 percent of […]

How Digital Gift Cards Can Boost Your E-commerce Business

Posted by a2g on April 7, 2022

Gift cards for eCommerce businesses aren’t new, but e-gift cards are quickly replacing traditional ones. If you’ve ever picked out a gift for someone, then you know it can be pretty challenging – because there’s no guarantee the receiver will like it. Thankfully, digital gift cards are something practically every receiver loves, no matter the […]

National Employee Appreciation Day: Your Ultimate Guide for 2021

Posted by a2g on March 4, 2021

National Employee Appreciation Day is celebrated on the first Friday in March; this year it lands on March 5th. While appreciating employees is something you should be doing all year, Employee Appreciation Day presents a chance to go above and beyond and to really let employees know how valued they are! Now more than ever, […]

5 Tips to Improve Employee Health

Posted by a2g on March 3, 2021

Flexible Work Options Perhaps unsurprisingly, flexibility is one of the most desired aspects that potential employees look for in the positions that they apply for, but flexibility isn’t just some throwaway concept to fetch new hires, but a practical and meaningful way to improve employee health and well-being. The simple truth is that every employee […]

How to Foster Adaptability & Encourage Creativity in the Workplace

Posted by a2g on March 1, 2021

Office Design Often the first place people look when trying to foster adaptability and encourage creativity in the workplace is the physical design of the workplace itself – and with good reason! Poor office design can inhibit even the most creative and adaptable teams, and offices that are designed well can inspire creative thinking and […]

How Your Business Can Help COVID-19 Vaccination Roll-out

Posted by a2g on February 24, 2021

You want to create a safer environment for your workers and your communities while meaningfully helping to combat this unprecedented pandemic, but that can be easier said than done. Drumming up participation in this vaccine rollout might be more vital than ever, but that doesn’t mean it’s any easier. However, through effective incentives, education, planning, […]

How Companies Can Be Mindful of their Customers’ Struggles During COVID-19 

Posted by a2g on January 27, 2021

Despite the vaccine roll-out and a potential end of the pandemic on the horizon, cases continue to rise.  So after a long year of struggling with this pandemic, but a hopeful end in sight, it is more crucial now than ever to be sensitive to the struggles of your customers. Proving your brand to be […]

Employee Management During a Global Pandemic

Posted by a2g on January 21, 2021

Employee Management even under normal circumstances is a machine with a lot of moving parts. Successfully managing employees in the time of COVID-19 is a whole other story. More and more businesses are reopening from full or partial shutdowns while relying instead on safety measures such as social distancing and face coverings to regain a […]