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πŸ“ΈπŸ“ Our Top 3 Photo Card Apps & How to Use Them in Your Retention Plan πŸ“šπŸ€³

Aug 05, 2023

πŸ“ΈπŸŒŸ Today, we are diving into the world of photo card apps and exploring how they can help us connect, thank, and engage with our parents and families as part of a comprehensive retention plan. We all know that building strong relationships with our school community is essential for fostering loyalty and ensuring continued enrollment. So, let's take a look at some popular photo card apps, their features, and how we can use them to create personalized connections throughout the year.

βœ… Postable: Postable is a user-friendly photo card app that allows you to easily capture moments while walking around your school, and send personalized photo cards to your list within the app. πŸ“·βœ¨ The app is downloadable on both a phone and a computer, and you can import contacts via a CSV. With Postable, you can add birthdays and special occasions to your calendar, ensuring that you never miss an opportunity to send a thoughtful greeting. Consider sending welcome cards to new admissions families, we appreciate you cards to current families, and birthday cards to students. Personalized photo cards will make your families feel appreciated and valued. πŸ’ŒπŸ‘¨‍πŸ‘©‍πŸ‘§‍πŸ‘¦

βœ… TouchNote: TouchNote is another popular app that simplifies the process of creating and sending personalized photo cards. πŸ“²πŸŽ‰ With its easy-to-use interface, you can take photos on the go and quickly transform them into beautiful cards. TouchNote is usable on both a phone and a computer, and it also allows you to add special occasions to your calendar and send greetings at the perfect time. Consider sending "first day of school" cards for new students, congratulatory cards for achievements, or holiday cards to show your festive spirit. The personal touch of a photo card will make a lasting impression on your school community. πŸ“†πŸŽˆ

βœ… Ink Cards: Ink Cards is a fantastic app that offers a wide range of customizable card templates, allowing you to create unique and eye-catching designs. πŸŽ¨πŸ’Œ Capture memorable moments during school events, performances, or even during casual interactions, and transform them into stunning photo cards. This app is also downloadable on a computer, and although you can't import a CSV, you can import an address book. Consider sending thank-you cards to parents who volunteer, special event cards to celebrate the moment, or graduation cards to commemorate the student's journey. Ink Cards will help you create personalized connections that leave a lasting impact. πŸŽ“πŸ™Œ

Now that we've explored some popular photo card apps, let's talk about how we can use them strategically as part of our retention plan:

🌟 Welcome New Families: Send a personalized photo card to new admissions families, welcoming them to your school community. Include a heartfelt message and a photo from a recent school event to make them feel excited and connected from day one. πŸ“ΈπŸ’–

πŸ’™ Thank Current Families: Express your gratitude and appreciation to current families for their continued support. Send a photo card featuring a memorable moment or an image that represents the positive experiences they have had at your school. Let them know how much they mean to your school community. πŸ™πŸΌπŸ«

πŸŽ‰ Celebrate Milestones: Use photo cards to celebrate important milestones and achievements of your students and families. Send congratulatory cards for academic accomplishments, sports achievements, or artistic endeavors. Make families feel proud and recognized for their contributions. πŸŽ“πŸ†

πŸŽ‚ Birthdays and Special Occasions: Take advantage of the app's feature that allows you to add birthdays and special occasions to your calendar. Send personalized greetings to students, parents, and staff members on their special day. It's a small gesture that goes a long way in making individuals feel valued and cared for. 🎈🎊

Remember, photo card apps provide a convenient and creative way to connect, thank, and engage with your independent school parents and families. The personal touch of a photo card creates a lasting impression and strengthens your relationship with your school community.

So, grab your smartphone, download a photo card app, and start capturing those memorable moments that will make your families smile. Whether it's a casual snapshot or a professionally captured image, personalized photo cards will enhance your retention efforts and foster a sense of belonging within your school community. πŸ“±πŸ’ŒπŸ‘

Let us know, Do you have a great way to send soft-touches out to your school community?

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