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Maximizing Social Media for Real Estate: A Guide for Agents

In today's digital age, social media is an indispensable tool for real estate agents looking to showcase properties,...

Innovative Insurance Products for the Modern Consumer

As the world evolves, so do the needs of insurance consumers. Today's insurance market is witnessing a surge in demand...

Unlock New Revenue Streams: Joining the BizGift Affiliate Program

In the realm of modern business, showing appreciation to clients, employees, and partners with meaningful gestures can...

Building a Customer-Centric Culture: Tips and Strategies

In today's competitive business landscape, creating a customer-centric culture is not just beneficial; it's essential...

Technology Trends in Real Estate: Transforming the Industry

The real estate industry is undergoing a significant transformation, driven by rapid advancements in technology. These...

10 Key Steps for Real Estate Agents to Foster Client Retention After Closing

Creating a memorable and positive closing experience is crucial for real estate agents aiming to ensure client...

Trending Ways to Appreciate Employees This March 1st

Employee Appreciation Day is just around the corner, and it's the perfect time to show your team how much you value...

March 1st: Why Companies are Celebrating Employee Appreciation Day with BizGift

If you're in HR or leading an organization, you already understand the immense value of your team. They're not just...

Proactive Marketing Strategies for Small Businesses

As the new year begins, small business owners often look for strategies to capitalize on the fresh start. While some...

Gifting as a Marketing Tool: Beyond the Basics

In the current digital era, marketing strategies have evolved far beyond traditional advertising, and one of the...

The Power of Unexpected Gifts: Surprising Clients in a Cookie-Cutter World

In a business environment where predictable corporate gifting is the norm, standing out can be a challenge. This is...

How BizGift Outsmarts Physical Gift Card Frauds

Recently, the convenience of gift cards has been overshadowed by the rise of sophisticated scams, particularly "card...

Top Closing Gifts of 2023: Year-End Wrap

In the world of real estate, a closing gift is more than just a token of appreciation; it's a lasting impression that...

Celebrating Milestones: Commemorative Gifts for End-of-Year Achievements

As the year draws to a close, it's a time of reflection and celebration. Recognizing the achievements of your team,...

Enhancing Client Relationships During the Holidays: A Guide to Using BizGift in Real Estate

The holiday season presents a unique opportunity for real estate agents to show appreciation to their clients and...

Maximizing Holiday Sales: Last-Minute Marketing Strategies for Small Businesses

As the holiday season approaches, small business owners often find themselves searching for strategies to capitalize on...

Unleashing the Power of Appreciation: Top Use Cases for BizGift

In today's competitive landscape, showing appreciation isn't just a nice gesture—it's a strategic imperative. Whether...

Maximizing Holiday Downtime: Strategies to Prepare for a Prosperous New Year

As the holiday season rolls in, the real estate market often slows down. But this doesn't mean your productivity has...

Seasonal Insurance Tips

The changing seasons bring about new challenges and opportunities in the insurance industry. From holiday travels to...

Thriving in a Tight Economy: Cost-Effective Marketing for Small Businesses

In today's economy, small business owners face the challenge of staying visible and viable while keeping a tight rein...

Running a Successful Referral Program: Tips and Tricks

Discover the secrets to running a successful referral program using personalized gifts as incentives. Learn how to...

Introducing the New 25 Card Package: Tailored Gifting Solutions with BizGift

In the realm of corporate gifting, flexibility and thoughtfulness are key. That's why BizGift is excited to announce a...

BizGift Welcomes 7 New Brands and Celebrates Pay-On-Activation Patent Pending Innovation

In an exciting development for corporate gifting, BizGift is proud to announce the addition of seven prominent brands...

New Powerhouse Brands Join BizGift's Expanding Marketplace!

The BizGift community has spoken, and we've listened! We're absolutely thrilled to unveil the addition of six new,...

Building and Maintaining Client Relationships in Real Estate

In the competitive realm of real estate, building and maintaining strong client relationships is paramount. This...

Trends and Predictions: Real Estate in 2024

In the fast-paced world of real estate, staying informed and adaptable is key to success. As we look towards 2024,...

Preparing Your Listings for the Winter Market

The winter months bring unique challenges and opportunities to the real estate market. Properties can be harder to sell...

Smart Shopping Strategies for Black Friday & Cyber Monday

As the leaves fall and the air chills, the buzz of the approaching holiday shopping season grows louder. Black Friday...

Budget-Friendly Gifting Solutions with BizGift

In today’s fast-paced business world, expressing appreciation to clients, employees, or partners is crucial, but it’s...

Elevating Employee Engagement: Personalized Gifts as a Game Changer

In today’s competitive business landscape, attracting and retaining top talent is more crucial than ever. Small...

Seasonal Home Staging: Tips for Making Properties Irresistible in November

The art of home staging evolves with the seasons. As the golden hues of October give way to the cozy ambiance of...

Gifting in the Insurance Industry: Building Trust & Loyalty

In an industry like insurance, where personal connections and trust play a pivotal role, gifting to clients can go a...

4 Ways to Attract New Business

As a salesperson, attracting new clients can be a challenging task. However, there are ways to make the process easier...

Working with First-Time Homebuyers: Guiding and Educating

Navigating the property market is a thrilling yet challenging adventure, especially for first-time homebuyers. Real...

Connecting with Prospects for the First Time: 9 Essential Tips

In the realm of sales and marketing, first impressions are everything. Connecting with a potential client or prospect...

Unyielding Spirit: The Small Business Journey to Success

Small businesses are important. They make our communities lively and special. Running a small business is hard but it’s...

A Modern Take on Traditional Gift Cards: BizGift Featured in the News

BizGift's unique approach to Gift Cards was recently featured in over 247 News and Media Outlets! In the dynamic realm...

Negotiation Techniques: Mastering the Art of Closing Deals

In the world of business, negotiation is a fine art. It requires a balance of tact, strategy, and interpersonal skills...

How to Thank Clients with BizGift: A Better Gifting Solution

In a competitive business landscape, it's crucial to ensure that clients feel valued and appreciated. A small gesture,...

Building a Personal Brand: Standing out in Crowded Real Estate Markets

In the dynamic world of real estate, building a strong personal brand is not just beneficial—it's imperative. As agents...

How and When to Gift Based on Seasonality

Seasonality plays a crucial role in the world of gifting. Just as retail sectors see spikes during specific times of...

Trending Brands in BizGift: The Top Picks for August & September

We understand the power of choice and how it shapes memorable gifting experiences. With an ever-expanding marketplace...

BizGift's Article on Business Cards Makes Waves Across Notable Media Platforms

Recent Feature In today's digital age, standing out amidst the information clutter is no small feat. And yet, BizGift's...

Shopping with Gift Cards: The Top Places Everyone's Talking About

Gift cards have increasingly become the go-to solution for many when it comes to gifting. Whether it's for birthdays,...

Finding Inspiration in Your Everyday Role

The modern workplace is a dynamic entity, marked by continuous evolutions in processes, technologies, and workforce...

The Importance of Networking Events and Organizations

In today's fast-paced business world, networking has never been more essential. No matter the industry, fostering...

How Much Companies Are Spending on Employee Appreciation

In today's evolving business landscape, companies are recognizing the true value of their workforce. Not just as...

Introducing BizGift’s Free Design Tool

Greetings to our ever-growing BizGift community! We're thrilled to announce a brand-new feature for all our...

Unwrapping the Truth: Is Business Gifting Paying Off?

In today's competitive business landscape, fostering relationships is more critical than ever. Gifting, often seen as a...

Recognizing Work Anniversaries: The Importance and How-to

In the corporate world, where burnout and turnover can be high, taking the time to acknowledge and celebrate an...

The Top 5 Use Cases for BizGift Cards: Beyond Traditional Gifting

In an increasingly digital and fast-paced world, how you present your brand and build relationships can be the...

Keep Your Momentum During the Slow Months

Inspiration for Real Estate Every industry has its peaks and troughs, and the real estate sector is no exception. While...

A Guide for Realtors: Capturing New Leads at Open Houses

The world of real estate is an ever-evolving landscape. In the face of changing market dynamics, realtors often find...

Rethinking Your Business Card: Traditional Meets Modern

Business cards have been around forever, and they aren't going anywhere soon. These little cards pack a punch, telling...

Top 10 Real Estate Closing Gifts of 2023

One Thing Remains Constant As we breeze through 2023, the real estate market has seen its share of ups and downs. But...

BizGift's Media Momentum: Coverage Across Top Outlets

Recent Feature BizGift's recent feature on MarketWatch has cascaded into wide-ranging media coverage, underscoring its...

Top 8 U.S. Destinations for Realtors Seeking a Fall Retreat

Perfect Time of Year With back-to-school in full swing and the holiday season fast approaching, it's a transitional...

Traditional Gift Cards: Time for a Modern Makeover?

In a world full of choice and customization, traditional gift cards to employees and clients often fall flat. While the...

5 Ideas for Employee Appreciation

Why Employee Appreciation Matters Employee appreciation is the act of recognizing and rewarding the hard work,...

6 Ways to Lower Lead Acquisition Costs You May Not Have Thought Of

Lead Acquisition Today Navigating the world of lead acquisition can be a bit like a rollercoaster ride, especially when...

MarketWatch Features BizGift

New Startup Combines Business Cards and Gift Cards with Disrupting Technology Disruptive startup BizGift,...

12 Client and Customer Appreciation Event Ideas for Realtors

As a realtor, your clients are your lifeblood. Recognizing and celebrating them not only makes them feel valued but...

Top 10 Brands Redeemed & Popular Values Activated

We believe in the power of choice. We've curated an extensive marketplace of 326 national brands for our clients to...

What to Do if You Only Need One Gift Card

We sometimes hear from our potential customers, "Why should I buy a pack of 50, 100, or even 250 BizGift cards when I...

Save $500 or More a Year with BizGift

Closing gifts are a staple in the real estate industry, allowing realtors to leave a lasting impression on their...

Corporate Gifting Trends: What's Hot in 2023

Ever-Evolving Practice of Gift Giving Corporate gifting is an ever-evolving practice, and staying up-to-date with the...

Cameron Barrett on Daily Routine, Advice in Real Estate, & Finding Purpose

Want to be featured on Timed Talks Podcast? Sign up here! Cameron, a real estate agent, talks about his background,...

Flexible Deposit Options Just For You: BizGift's Latest Feature!

Exciting news from BizGift! We're thrilled to announce a new feature that gives you even more control over your budget...

Cementing Client Relationships: How to Use BizGift

Create Strong Relationships & Make Lasting Impressions As a realtor, you know that building strong relationships and...

Brad Piper on Building Relationships, Dream Listings, and Investment Properties

Want to be featured on Timed Talks Podcast? Sign up here! Meet Brad Piper, a new father of a 4-month-old son and real...

On Demand: BizGift Live Q&A June, 2023

The BizGift Live Q&A video discusses the evolution and features of the BizGift platform, which aims to provide a more...

Mastering Your Digital Presence: Are You Nailing It?

In today's digital landscape, managing your online presence effectively is a real task. Juggling multiple social media...

Make Every "Congratulations" Count

Life is a series of moments - some bigger than others, and these big moments deserve a unique celebration. Whether it's...

Seriously, Thank You

In every aspect of our lives, relationships are key, and business is no exception. People enjoy doing business with...

Celebrating Home Closings in a New Way

Each home closing, whether it's your first or your twentieth of the year, is like a mini celebration, right? It's that...

Branded Gift Cards will Grow Your Business

Why give a gift basket or bottle of wine when you can make a real personalized impact with your prospects and clients?...

Building Lasting Connections, Beyond Cards

Yes, we are about cards, but did you know we're even more about relationships? Allow us to explain.

Real Estate Client Retention Strategies: Keep More of What's Yours

As a real estate agent, you know that retaining clients is just as important as winning them over and closing deals. In...

Nice to Meet You, I'm Holly!

Hey there! I'm Holly Logsdon, a Market Response Representative at BizGift. I'm originally from Owensboro, KY, and I...

Real Estate Gifting 101: When, What, and Why?

As a real estate professional, showing appreciation for your clients with a thoughtful thank-you gift at closing is...

The BizGift Advantage

Why would you pay for something that you or someone else may never use?

Keychains, Caps, and Coffee Mugs, Oh My!

If you were to google “are tchotchkes worth the money” you’ll get a flood of returns all promising a strong ROI. I...

Law of Reciprocity and Real Estate Agents

What is the Principle of Reciprocity? The principle of reciprocity is a term in social psychology. Simply put, it means...

5 Real Life Ethical Dilemmas: Mastering Your Moral Compass

Being an ethical real estate agent can be challenging at times, but it’s worth the effort. How to handle pocket...

How You Can Be a Hero to Our Veterans

Better serving our nation’s Veterans and military families purchase a home starts with one simple question.

Why it's never been more important to stand out

It’s never been more important to be remembered by your clients and stand out from among your peers. Here’s Why.

How To Build Authentic Business Relationships: 10 Tips

You can’t operate a business without engaging people, and growing your company starts with establishing meaningful...

5 Easy and Impressive Client Thank You Gift Ideas

It’s an unpredictable time for real estate and real estate agents. We’re always looking for creative ways to meet...

Common things Realtors do that get them fired by clients

Let’s look at ourselves from our client’s perspective for a moment. It may be helpful to walk in a prospective client’s...

Get the most out of social media to develop relationships

Overview Searching for a home to buy is now an online activity. If you’re a real estate agent, you already know this.

Poll: How Much Do You Spend on Client Acquisition?

The first step in developing relationships is client acquisition. But acquisition cost has risen over 60% In the last...

Poll Results: Where do you find your new prospects?

Poll Results: Here is where other Realtors look In our extensive survey, we reached out to more than 40,000 Realtors...

The Key to Client Acquisition is Creating Relationships

Acquiring clients in real estate involves meeting people, building qualified contacts, and developing relationships....

Where do you find your new prospects? Poll

Finding new prospects can be a challenging task for businesses. Developing relationships, acquiring customers, and...

How to Build Relationships for Marketing Success Stories

With more than 2 million active real estate agents in the United States, it’s hard to keep from being forgotten by the...

Educate Your Clients to Make a Connection That Lasts

One of the most valuable things you can do to create and maintain effective, long-term relationships is real estate...

5 Creative Strategies to Stand Out in a Seller’s Market

In a strong seller’s market, listing agents are flying high with attention on their listings. But, of course, buyer’s...

5 Things Successful Real Estate Agents Do Well

Every successful real estate agent has learned how to navigate these 5 challenges. Whether you’ve just got your Real...

Realtor’s Top 3 Answers From Our Recent Polls

Poll Results: Here is what other Realtors think We’ve sent out over 40,000 emails to Realtors just like you all over...

How much do you spend on Thank You or Closing Gifts? Poll

How much do you spend on average when giving a Thank You or Closing Gift to a client, a referral, contractor...

How to be Remembered

Have you ever left a networking event exhausted, with a brain full of blurry names and a pocket full of paper business...

Rates are rising, Leads can be hard to come by

We all know the importance of stocking the top of your sales funnels. At the end of the day, everything in life boils...

4 Steps to Show Love to Clients – Law of Reciprocity

The more you give, the more you get… Law of Reciprocity Definition: A principle of returning a favor to someone who has...

What closing Thank You Gift do you like to give?

When it comes to showing gratitude and appreciation through a thank-you gift, there are numerous options available....

What Brand would you like to see added to BizGift?

We're expanding our selection of brands in BizGift™! Your feedback is essential to us, so we've created the poll below...

How Realtors are Using BizGift for Referrals

Did you know that many BizGift™ cards are used by our realtor clients as a thank you for being referred?

How Jim is using BizGift

Our Friend and Top Realtor in Nashville, Jim, shares how he is using his BizGift™ cards Jim decided to use Penne Pazze...

How Jacob is using BizGift™

Our Friend and team leader in Nashville, Jacob, shares how he uses his BizGift™ cards. Jacob decided on his business...

5 Ways to Be Remembered at a Networking Event

Networking events are a great way to connect with customers and other business owners

How to Build an Email List

For every $1 spent on email marketing, the average expected return is $42.

Get Started Now

BizGift takes your Networking to the Next Level When we set out to invent the perfect business card we knew a few...

How Sherri is using BizGift

Our Friend and Realtor in Omaha, Sherri, shares how she is using her BizGift cards Sherri decided to use BizGift for...

You’re a Rockstar!

BizGift™ takes your Networking to the Next Level When we set out to invent the perfect business card we knew a few...

When should you advertise?

Marketing 101: When business is booming and we are slammed–it’s easy to forget the basics. We tend to forget that there...

What are the benefits of BizGift™ cards?

“Without experimentation, a willingness to try new things, we shall surely become static, repetitive, and moribund.” –...

Virtual Plant Tour

Want to see “under the hood”? Join us on a virtual plant tour… Ever been curious how gift cards get made? It’s a heck...

What do I use my BizGift cards for?

Ready to get BizGift™, but not sure how to use them? No problem! Read what others are doing with their BizGift™ cards...

Did you know 88% of business cards are thrown away in 1 week?

Ever had this problem? We all have been to a tradeshow and gotten a business card from every single person we’ve come...

When do I get my cards?

That’s a great question! Let’s go through the BizGift™ process.. It’s really simple: Brand Print Store Ship

Be a Revolutionary

The Founding Fathers knew a thing or two about making a statement about who you are. We are revolutionizing the way...

A Winning Partner, powered by Card Market

BizGift™ is owned by Card Market (formerly Sterling Card Solutions), and Card Market has just been recognized with the...

One in Ten Billion

How many business cards are printed per year? Over 27 million business cards are printed daily, which turns into over...

Are gift cards popular?

Everyone is familiar with gift cards because they have become ubiquitous with the holidays and gift-giving. Your...