The festive season is a time of joy, charity, and brutal, unmitigated reciprocity. Like an Aztec sun god who demands sacrifice, Christmas strides in to employee contact list December with promises of bounty and demands stationery and the threat of thank you notes in return. This stationery/thing is not a pun. When I was a kid, thank you notes might or might not take me up to employee contact list seven man-hours per piece. But I've learned to appreciate thank you notes over the years, and not just because they're polite. They do a lot for you and for the other person.
And if I can be that bold, I'd say they're the non-commercial equivalent of software reviews. Both show gratitude, teach you to employee contact list something about yourself, and create a symbiotic relationship between giver and receiver. thank you_notes Here are four ways software reviews are like thank you notes. Thank You Note Disclaimer: Do not rate your gift one to five stars, Amazon-style, at the bottom of a thank you note to employee contact list your aunt. This comparison is only so far.
Thank you notes and reviews are basic market research Thank you notes and software reviews allow you to employee contact list tell the giver (whether a person or a company) about yourself. Not in a narcissistic way, but in a way that details what you liked, while complimenting them on a well-given gift. For example, do you like the data visualization of your business intelligence software ? Has a Marimekko chart really helped your data show up in a presentation? Then, like Billy Joel said, tell them about it. The more a company hears about what you like, the more likely they are to employee contact list include it, or a better version, in the next edition.