Archive for May, 2015

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

National pick strawberries day with strawberries and cream day tomorrow.

Another obscure mention on today’s calendar is “National pick strawberries day”. Tomorrow is even better with “National strawberries and cream day”. Unfortunately its cold and raining today so not much picking going on  but if it’s nice where you are, pick your strawberries and then tomorrow eat them with lashings of cream and justify it because it is the national day for eating them!

It is strawberry season and it won’t be long until it is Wimbledon too, another opportunity to eat strawberries. If your a school, weight loss group or healthy eating campaign buy some fresh strawberries to make today or tomorrow extra special for your group. You could even make them into smoothies, ice cream or use them to top your cup cakes. I regularly drive through the countryside and enjoy picking strawberries, raspberries and gooseberries on a lovely summers day. They taste much nicer than the imported ones on a supermarket shelf as you only pick you can pick the luscious red ones. If you are a “pick your own” farm or greengrocer, strawberry themed promotional items will remind people of your fruit so they come back to you on a regular basis. Give summer a helping hand and encourage your customers with huge signs, images of strawberries, free samples,  strawberries and scones and a handy, take anywhere free strawberry themed gift, like this lovely soft keyring.

Yummy looking and useful too

Yummy looking and useful too

 

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

Today is Be a MIllionaire day – I think we would all say yes to that!

Squeeze out the frustration of not being a millionaire today!

Squeeze out the frustration of not being a millionaire today!

So today is actually “Be a millionaire day”. I am sure lots of us would like to be a millionaire but how does that happen?

A win on the lottery? We could buy a ticket and hopefully get lucky. There have been many millionaires made by the national lottery, some have spent all their money in a hurry and regret it. Some of them have even carried on with their jobs, hardly bought anything and put it in a bank or suitable investment, keeping the same cars, house and lifestyle., knowing they have a substantial amount of rainy day money behind them. Then the rest of us would spend some, save some and maybe give some to our families and possibly even a charity too.

Another way to become a millionaire is to inherit the money or assets from a friend or relative. THis doesn’t happen to many people, but it’s a blessing if it does.

The final way to become a millionaire is to work at it. Come up with a simple idea that no one else has thought of before. Look back to Facebook’s success or more recently the online take away food ordering service, which was thought up as part of an Open University model on entrepreneurship.  The simple ideas are always the best, easy to understand, execute and easy to manage with plenty of scope to progress them.

If however your not a millionaire today, you could dream about what you would do if you were…

There are lots of promotional stress balls in finance and money related designs that could help ease the stress of not being a millionaire today. Call us on 0845 731 0301 for information.