Have you ever won an award? It could be anything from employee of the month, the biggest pumpkin award, star pupil of the week, or even the much-coveted Nobel prize. It’s not the prestige that matters but how it makes us feel. Awards make us feel good.
This cartoon by @officeguycartoons.com recently floated around the “office” at Award Force (Slack 😊). Since we are a company that develops software to help organisations recognise excellence in their field, the cartoon was both apt and thought-provoking.
Spam traps are a tool used by ISP’s to identify and track spammers. Essentially, they are an unmanned email address that alerts an ISP anytime an email lands in its inbox. If by some chance you send an email to this address, you get flagged as a spammer and you will find it extremely difficult to get any of your email delivered.
If you need to accept payments for entries in your recognition program, you have a few options available to you. You could ask entrants to pay by bank transfer, by cheque or even in cash at a physical location but these options require a lot of effort on the part of entrants and may have an impact on the number of entries your program receives. To give your entrants the best possible...