Independent Consultant, Pixingo
Pixingo is a service that helps users create custom cards, invitations, announcements, canvas wraps, photo books, posters and business cards. Users can create their projects from scratch or choose from thousands of templates. It's an affordable option for branded correspondence for their business.
Business address: 418 N. Waddill St., McKinney
Year opened: 2013
Number of employees: 1
What does your business offer that is unique compared to similar businesses?
Pixingo mails your correspondence for you in an envelope for the average price of $1 plus a stamp. You can include gift cards or sweet treats (candy, popcorn, trail mix). We use the highest-grade paper in the industry.
What is the most important part of your job on a daily basis?
Sharing Pixingo with others. I love helping business owners save time with affordable, memorable marketing material. It's so much fun brightening someone's day with a custom card. I put smiles in mailboxes.
What are your keys to success?
Consistency and follow-up. When you treat your business like a business, you'll be taken seriously. People are busy. It takes an average of seven touches before someone will respond to you. The fortune is in the follow-up.
What surprises you most about your job?
How easy it is to brighten someone's day and how great it makes you feel. Pixingo is all about the personal connection. One of our taglines is, "When the world got social we got personal.”
Tell us something most people wouldn’t know about your company.
Pixingo is based in Mesa, Ariz. We have independent consultants throughout the U.S.