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Business Holiday Cards & Letters For Everyone

At the end of the year, it's customary for businesses to send holiday greetings or letters to clients, vendors, and other business associates. But what should you write that will sound professional and sincere without offending anyone's religious sensibilities? Here are some ideas for writing business Christmas wishes for your cards and letters.

(Image of Starry Christmas Night Business Christmas Card provided by Pear Tree Greetings)

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3 Tips for Stress-Free Holiday Business Cards

Get started on your greeting cards

1. Start before December and save. If you're ordering preprinted business Christmas cards or need to send your letter to the printer, get your order in before the end of November and you'll not only give yourself more time, but you'll often save money with order-early holiday discounts. Starting early also gives you extra time to decide what type of cards you'll be sending - do you want recycled business holiday cards, photo business Christmas cards, or some other type of card?

2. Make a list and check it twice. Make a list of all the business associates to whom you'll be sending cards and then order slightly more than that to allow for last-minute additions or errors in addressing, stamping, etc. Be sure to update and check your mailing list before sending, too.

3. Send early. Many people take time off near the holidays, so get your letters or cards in the mail in early December to make sure their arrive at your recipient's office before he or she takes off for the holidays. It also means that YOUR holidays will be less stressful because you won't be waiting until the last minute to send your business Christmas cards.

Sample Business Christmas Letter

Just add your own details

If you'll be using your own company letterhead or other Christmas letter paper to send your holiday greetings, you'll need to write a short letter to express your wishes. Here is a sample business holiday letter you can customize to suit your needs.

Dear (Customer Name),

As the holiday season approaches, we'd like to take this opportunity to thank you for your continued partnership. It is business associates like you who make our jobs a pleasure and keep our company successful.

May your holiday season and the new year be filled with much joy, happiness and success. We look forward to working with you in the coming year and hope our business relationship continues for many years to come.

Happy holidays!

(Your Company Name)">

Business Holiday Cards

Send a card like this at the holidays

Looking for nice holiday cards to send our for your business? Here are some of the available designs from Cardstore.com.

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Christmas Card Sayings

Phrases for your holiday cards

If you're sending preprinted holiday cards rather than letters, you will only need a good phrase or two for your card. But finding the right words to include in a business holiday card can be harder than creating something for your friends and family, as you probably don't know your clients and merchants as well. Here are some safe phrases you can include in cards for business colleagues without fear of offending most people. Here are some business Christmas wishes you can use. Find more Christmas card greetings at Christmas Letter Tips.com.

Best wishes for a happy and prosperous New Year from (your company name)

Best wishes for the holidays and for prosperity throughout the coming year

Seasons greetings and best wishes for the New Year

All of us at (your company name) join in sending seasons greetings with all good wishes for the new year

In appreciation of our association during the past year, everyone at (your company name) extends our very best wishes for a wonderful holiday season

To our customers and friends, we at (your company name) extend our best wishes for a joyous holiday season and prosperous new year

Warmest wishes for a happy holiday season and a wonderful new year

Wishing you a joyous holiday season and a year of happiness

Everyone at (your company name) joins in sending seasons greetings and good wishes for the new year

All of us at (your company name) join in saying "thank you" and wishing you a happy holiday and prosperous new year

At the close of another year, we gratefully take time to wish you a happy holiday season and prosperous new year

Christmas Letter Paper for Your Business

Customize with your logo and personal message

At Zazzle, you can find a wide variety of Christmas letterhead designs, and all of them can be customized with your company logo, address and any other information you'd like to include. You could even include your entire Christmas message or a photo of your staff! Simply look for the "Customize It!" button. (It's right under the "Add to Cart" button.) You can also upgrade the standard paper quality to a more business-like linen paper, or to 100% post-consumer recycled Christmas paper to reflect your company's eco-consciousness.

Here are just a few of the Christmas designs you'll find. To learn more about these designs or see more christmas letter paper on Zazzle, click an image below.

More Tips on Business Letter Writing

Christmas isn't the only time when it helps to get some assistance finding the right words for your business letter. Here are some books to help you break through writer's block and write great business letters.

Do You Have Tips on Writing Business Christmas Cards or Letters? - Share them here or just say hi!

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Gardener Don on January 13, 2013:

Too bad Christmas has gone, but I have bookmarked your page for future reference - you have some great ideas here.

Ladymoss111 on January 05, 2013:

Very nice lens

hydee-shrader on December 14, 2012:

Thanks for the great lens. Wish I would have found it earlier because I would have used more of your ideas. This was the first time I stumbled onto Squidoo... looks like I'm going to need to check this site out!

BrassFittings on November 30, 2012:

Thank you for the great ideas! I have been giving the joyous task of creating our company Christmas greetings and your lens has helped me.

makemoneyonline5 on October 29, 2012:

lovely lens...well done.

ruth-williams lm on October 11, 2012:

Really informative lens, thanks for the advice! Just in time for the festive season as well :)

TimBurres on July 02, 2012:

Hey will surely be following your tips, they sound fun and interesting!

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SteveKaye on January 21, 2012:

Instead of Christmas cards, I send Thanksgiving Day cards to clients and business colleagues. I do this because Thanksgiving is a day that everyone celebrates. And yes, I do send Christmas cards to relatives and friends who I know will appreciate them.

Edutopia on January 15, 2012:

The lost art of letter writing is one that shouldn't be lost. Everyone should know how to polish out a nice, professional card to help them network and whatnot. Great lens!

AtamaSingh on January 09, 2012:

I will be prepared for next year - thanks

WebMarketingPro on December 20, 2011:

Just the info I needed. Thanks for your great lens and your help with my Business Christmas messages.

anonymous on December 20, 2011:

Great tips, nice lens!

anonymous on December 14, 2011:

Some really nice ideas in this lens. Glad I found it!

Trendiiful on December 08, 2011:

I found exactly what I was looking for! These are all wonderful greetings to attach to a facsimile cover sheet, or on emails. Especially, when you're the accounts receivable clerk at your job! :) Thank you!

imagineallart on November 02, 2011:

Hi, Lovely lense and designs.

xenshun on September 11, 2011:

To the extent that the subject matter is concerned you have chosen a truly fine and hot topic.

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8Dima9 on July 15, 2011:

Thanks for the tip. The lens is great!

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clouda9 lm on April 01, 2011:

Excellent tips - great way to give greetings of the season with a very professional approach. It ain't no April prank...you've been blessed and featured on http://www.squidoo.com/my-angel-wings

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Even though this visit is bit late, I will use this for other occasions. Very nice lens.

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wecomparebooks on December 23, 2010:

nice tips. thanks for sharing this to all. if you've more ideas or tips please share this to all.

quantummike on December 22, 2010:

this is great information

alphacleaning on December 10, 2010:

Great and useful lens and very nice greetings. Good job.

PeterStillman on December 03, 2010:

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chocapic on December 02, 2010:

i'll probably send some this year.

diseasesymptoms on November 29, 2010:

nice lens..

this will b useful for me during Christmas :D

GanharSinheiro on November 28, 2010:

Very good lens!!!

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Gail47 on November 18, 2010:

My only tip would be to keep them short rather than go on and on. Dropped by to leave a little Squid angel dust this evening. Great lens.

leasefunders on November 14, 2010:

Not particularly, sometimes a simple letter, sometimes quotes. The most important is the message and of course that you remember them.

KarenCookieJar on November 01, 2010:

We save over 1/3 the cost of christmas cards by designing and ordering the cards from an online printer. You can have completely customized cards and you don't need to have your logo or one personalized message only.

J_Edwards on February 18, 2010:

These are good gift ideas, we just have to be sure to get a company's or organization's logo accurately.

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loganadrian on January 13, 2010:

Good tips. Will use it for next christmas.

diana_olivia on January 03, 2010:

@christian-book-man: nice!

ladyislandguahan on December 23, 2009:

I want to take this special moment to let the founders and educators who do their best to keep families safe all year round a place for all to remember. Christmas only comes 1 time and families come together to pray for those in need. This has been adventure and keeps me wondering even more that you among all in this lifetime is well appreciated by me and my friends. Thank you for being that one person that makes other people's work simple and fun at the same time. Business only comes with good opportunities that we make by choice. Very happy to be a part of your family. God Bless Everyone!

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mec08 on December 18, 2009:

nice tips!

mec08 on December 18, 2009:

Good article !

anonymous on December 17, 2009:

Very useful tips! Thank you!

christian-book-man on December 16, 2009:

Amazing ! Thanks for all the information you shared here , it does come in handy. I certainly can use these ....

anonymous on December 01, 2009:

Thanks so much for the info. Its very helpful. Keep up the good work.

lasertek lm on November 24, 2009:

Nice! Pretty helpful. Will come back to this lens when my Christmas cards are ready for writing. Thanks for sharing.

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wayfarer lm on November 23, 2009:

Such great advice! With all of the marketing messages going out, a thank-you is a welcome treat.

pkmcr from Cheshire UK on October 29, 2009:

[in reply to pkmcr] LOL at me replying to myself but just popped back to add a Squid Angel Blessing :-)

pkmcr from Cheshire UK on October 21, 2009:

Super lens and very timely to bring this to folks attention

jamesanderson1346 on March 28, 2009:

Nice lens. every one like cards like me. 5* lens. visit and Read Business Articles

darkfall-gold on March 04, 2009:

Thanks for the lens, always good to keep up on holiday cards before its too late

samuilgr8 on January 04, 2009:

Good Lens....

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Really great lens. 5* and favorated. I have been writing about latest technology and recent inventions on squidoo. If you can give some of your feedback over this it will be helpful for me.

minky on December 09, 2008:

Very useful lens at this time of year

anonymous on December 06, 2008:

Great lens

Thank you for sharing

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LisaDH (author) on November 30, 2008:

[in reply to Schaffina] Hi Schaffina, I don't know if there are different formalities in Australia (Aussies, please chime in!), but in the US, your signature generally goes between the closing phrase and your typed name and title. Here's an example:

Best regards,

(Signature)

Joe the Elf, General Manager

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anonymous on November 27, 2008:

How to write a closing on a Business Christmas card in Australian-style?

Does the following example correct?

Best regards,

(Title e.g. General Manager)

(Name)

(Signature)

(Company name)

ElizabethJeanAl on November 24, 2008:

Welcome to The Totally Awesome Lenses Group.

Lizzy

lccoach on September 28, 2008:

Lovely ideas. Thank you for sharing.

Warmly

Dr. Lorraine Cohen

tdove on September 01, 2008:

Thanks for joining G Rated Lense Factory!

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