It’s perfectly understandable if, like us, you just unwittingly found yourself humming the song “The Twelve Days of Christmas.” Today’s gift, for the first of the 12 days, is a partridge in a pear tree. That rings in at $184.99. Should you endeavor to go big and purchase all 364 items mentioned in the song, PNC’s annual Christmas Price Index says you will shell out a whopping $101,119.84. On top of that, you’ll have to figure out what to do with all the swans-a-swimming and lords-a-leaping.

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Here’s a much less expensive idea for you: join us in the Twelve Days of Thanks! Your customers are likely spending this time of year moving at warp speed, trying their best to find the perfect gift or pull off the best Christmas party ever. We'll be helping you add a little joy to your customer’s day with several ideas to show how much you appreciate them.

Day 1

Break the mold and resist sending a token, impersonal present with your brand's logo on it. Instead, reach out to a select set of valued customers and let them know you’d like to make a contribution to their favorite charity in their honor.

Check back daily over the next 11 days as we sprinkle ‘round unique ideas for saying "thanks" to your customers this holiday season.

Gregory Ciotti

Gregory Ciotti

Greg is a writer, marketing strategist and alum of Help Scout. Connect with him on Twitter and LinkedIn.

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