Relationship expert and author of Choosing ME Before WE Christine Arylo offers consumers easy advice for how to live like a flower — becoming your own best friend and growing new ones. Click here to read how to Grow New Buds.
Tools and Advice to Promote Grow New Buds
Link to Live Like a Flower from your website
Share the Live Like a Flower program with your customers by linking to aboutflowers.com/llaf from your website. These tips from third-party experts bring valuable credibility to the flower and florist message! Share tips for Grow New Buds by linking to aboutflowers.com/newbuds.
Facebook Shareable Graphics
The following images are sized for use as Facebook timeline graphics (404 x 404 pixels). To download, click on the image you want to use and the full-size graphic will appear. Right click on the image and save it to your computer.
Suggested Facebook Posts
When posting the eye-catching shareable graphics to your Facebook Wall, include one of these suggested sample messages in your status update.
From the Live Like a Flower series: Grow New Buds! Get advice from relationship expert Christine Arylo. aboutflowers.com/newbuds
Be proactive to strengthen favorite relationships. Send surprise flowers just because you are grateful to have them in your life. Think of it as helping your friendship bloom as a flower blooms—steadily and beautifully. aboutflowers.com/newbuds
Some flowers go together better than others, just like people, and the best flower arrangements come from intention and creativity. aboutflowers.com/newbuds
Be intentional with whom you want to surround yourself. Make a list of these buds (call it your friendship manifesto. Place the manifesto somewhere sacred (perhaps under a flowering plant to signify blooming friendships) and every so often read it, and keep your eyes out for new friends! aboutflowers.com/newbuds
Be inspired by others, not envious. If sunflowers spent all their time trying to be roses, they would be very unhappy sunflowers. aboutflowers.com/newbuds
If your friends were flowers, what kind would they be — fun (daisies or tulips), sophisticated (lilies or orchids), or calming (bamboo plants or succulents)? aboutflowers.com/newbuds
Here are suggested sample messages to post on Twitter to help you promote your shop.
From the Live Like a Flower series: Grow New Buds! Get advice from @ChristineArylo. http://bit.ly/1mddg17
Surprise friends with flowers & watch your friendships bloom! http://bit.ly/1mddg17
If sunflowers spent all their time trying to be roses, they would be very unhappy sunflowers. http://bit.ly/1mddg17
If ur friends were flowers, what kind would they be — fun (daisies/tulips) or sophisticated (lilies/orchids)? http://bit.ly/1mddg17
Print the Grow New Buds flier in color. Keep them by your cash register to hand to customers and include them with invoices. Provide a new flier each month to spread the floral message.
Create Your Own Unique Tie-in
Design an arrangement that you think illustrates “Grow New Buds.” Display it in your shop with the color fliers to capture attention. Feature it on your website with a link to aboutflowers.com/newbuds.
High-Res Images for Print
The images are 5.61″ squares at 300 dpi, high-resolution for print publications. To download, click on the image you want to use and the full-size graphic will appear. Right click on the image and save it to your computer.