Tips from Tint World for beating holiday stress


The season can tilt you toward profit, or send you over the edge

The holiday season is the most wonderful time of the year.

For small business owners such as Tint World franchisees, it can also be the most stressful time of the year.

But you are not alone, and there are many proven steps to reduce the tension and stress that can redline during the busy holiday season.

  • Keep a running list of reasonable tasks to consult and complete. This will prevent you from spinning gravel and mistaking motion for progress. It can also give you satisfaction when you cross off an accomplishment.
  • Bring order. Having a tidy and organized home, store and office can bring you peace of mind and a sense of control. Disorderly environments foster more chaos. It’s also helpful to not have relatively mundane housekeeping chores on your to-do list.
  • Be nice. It’s always tempting to lash out when you are under stress or your temper is short. It’s important to tame your temper and avoid an outward exhibition of stress. Difficult employees and customers can sense your anxiety, and that makes you an even more tempting target for the negative people in your life. Small acts or words of kindness can make you feel better. Altruism is a positive evolutionary trait ingrained in our psyches.
  • Be present. Tend to the pressing matters at hand rather than obsessing or worrying about future tasks. One way to put yourself in the moment is to practice deep breathing exercises a few times a day.
  • Get some rest. Sleep deprivation only exacerbates stress. Burning the midnight oil can help in the short-term, but sleep debt builds quickly, with shocking interest rates.
  • Avoid multitasking. More experts agree that multitasking is actually impossible. It spreads your brainpower and focus too thin. See No. 1 above. Make a list and focus on one task at a time.

Remember that the holiday season is as much about family and friends as it is about making money. It’s an important time of year to tilt those balance sheets in the right direction, but don’t let the pursuit of profit stress you and your family to the gills.

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Seven simple ways to cash in on Christmas


Season is ripe for Tint World franchisees

Christmas is indeed magic – for retail franchise bottom lines.

As much as 30 percent of annual revenues come in during the holiday season, bolstering bottom lines as the year draws to a close, according to the National Retail Federation. And the money doesn’t just flow from Christmas shoppers. Gift-giving is also a hallmark of Hanukkah and Kwanzaa.

But you’ve got to get bodies and wallets in your store.

Here are some holiday marketing tips that may help tip your franchise scales toward a handsome profit for the year:

  1. Start early. Now is the time to prepare your holiday marketing plan, not Dec. 1. Sales begin to amp up right after Thanksgiving, on Black Friday and Small Business Saturday.
  2. Plant seeds widely. Don’t stick with one marketing tactic. Combine targeted emailing with paid ads. Push quality content on to your social media platforms so your franchise location shows up prominently in online search results. Work with an agency or local media for earned media placement.
  3. It might seem cheesy, but bring Santa Claus or other characters into your business. This is not only an enticement to customers with children, it can merit a photo opportunity for local media.
  4. Push promotions. Get customers into your store with valuable coupons or other promotional offers with a holiday theme.
  5. Participate in community holiday events. For Tint World franchisees, this could include a tricked-out holiday hoopty – driven by Santa, of course — illustrating your best or noteworthy work.
  6. People like to feel that holiday spirit, and light and other holiday displays conjure up that Christmas vibe.
  7. Play music. It can never hurt to crank up a little Bing Crosby at Christmas time. Many music streaming services offer holiday playlists.

These are just a few ideas to get you started. Above all – be creative. This is a crucial time of year for retailers. Make sure you cash in.

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