pleased to share the following unsolicited
comments from individuals who plan to or are currently making gift
baskets. Scroll to the page bottom to learn how
your question, complaint, problem, or praise.
|"I am overjoyed to own my own gift
basket business and I just wanted and needed to thank you for
the part you've played in this. More than anything you gave me
the confidence I needed to persevere and keep moving in this new
direction. I want to thank you for paving the way, and this is
not an overstatement, I don't know if I would have taken the
plunge and started my business had it not been for you.
J. Clements, Pretty Gifted, New York
|"I just wanted to say thank you
for your wonderful help with gift basket design and how to start
a gift basket business. Your help reinforced the training, as
well as offer new ideas on containers and occasions for baskets.
I am thankful that you have shared your knowledge of the
industry with beginners like me.
J. Smith, Texas
|"I am in the process of
starting my own gift basket business---I just want to thank you for such
a great resource!!!"
|"I did not
find a way to e-mail Shirley directly but I wanted to thank her for
putting so much FREE information on your web site. I have a small basket
business that I run from my home and have learned a lot by trial and
error. However, I have learned a lot from the information Shirley has so
graciously shared on your web site. I know she could have charged a
fortune for the information that is given on the site! My plans are to
order most, if not all, of her books and articles. Please thank her for
me or tell me how I can write her directly. I am so excited and cannot
wait to get the other information into use in my business. THANKS!"
up. You are FANTASTIC!!! Keep doing what you're doing. You are helping
SO many people -- all over the country. Best Wishes."
"You gave me so much Joy! I have always been a
creative person and I truly see you as the Gift Basket Guru, that
has saved me a lot of time and money. You are so generous with your expertise! Thanks
|"Thanks for the inspiration to
help "kick" start me in the gift basket industry.
L. Reid, Executive Gift Planners, Virginia
|"Thank you for everything. We've
been doing several promotions and ads that have been very
successful. We've also decided to try hitting the corporate
market using radio, but we're optimistic. You're an inspiration
to us all."
J. Hauser, Anything Goes Gourmet, Arizona
|"Thank you so much for your
coaching time to talk to me about marketing and the gift basket
business. I truly appreciate your willingness to guide others in
the right direction.
J. Korenic, Gifts By The Basket, Pennsylvania
|"I just received the
items I ordered today. Thanks so much for such speedy service! It was
also nice to receive an item with the added personal touch of a
handwritten thank you and autographed book. I look forward to learning
from your book."
|"I just want to thank you
for your book and website. My sister in law and I are planning to start
a Gift Basket Business in Peru, South America, where there are no
business like this, so we are going to be the first. I just received
your book from amazon.com, and it just seemed perfect to me, it has the
answers for all the questions that I had, It is going to be my bible.
Thank you very much."
|"Just read your book "How
to Start a Home-Based Gift Basket Business." It was fabulous. Usually
books only give you a little information and leave you hanging for the
rest. You book is the exception. I couldn't believe how much information
is in it. There was so much I had to go back and re-read chapters.
Thanks so much for a wonderful book. It was worth three times the amount
I paid for it."
|"I have Shirley's book to
start my own home based gift basket business, and I am on the road to
success because of it!"
|"What a lovely surprise
to receive your brand new book. It's very professional and makes it seem
so easy for any reader, even a beginner to create a beautiful basket.
|"Just wanted to thank you
for your wonderfully thorough book (The Gift Basket Design Book). I'm
making centerpieces for my daughter's Bat Mitzvah, and this information
|"I was very thrilled
today when I received the package from you and have started reading the
book. I will be sending for some of the suggested brochures so I will
have all the help I need in starting my new and exciting home-business.
wanted to tell you that my husband and I are reading your book. We are
preparing to launch into this business and we want to say thank God for
you stepping out and writing this book. We are viewing it as a class on
the subject. I do want to know if you will be holding any seminars in
the Memphis area? We have been looking at the sources that you have
listed on your site. The internet is a great source, after all it is how
we learned about you. May God Bless."
|"I am so
excited to have found a resource like your book "How to Start a
Home-Based Gift Basket Business. I have been wanting to start a gift
basket business for a long time now and just recently I have been
searching the web for informational resources to help me get started. I
came across a site that introduced a message board on gift basket
business questions and one suggestion was of your book now I can't wait
to read it. I have found the perfect resource to get started. I wanted
to extend my gratitude to you and say thank you! I am looking forward to
now having the necessary tools to start my way to being a successful
business owner. Thanks again, Shirley."
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