Starting a Holiday Letter Business

Starting a Santa Clause, Easter Bunny or Tooth Fairy letter business can be a popular option for stay at home mom businesses. Kids love personalized letters from them with a little gift included, and starting your letters from Santa Clause, Easter Bunny or Tooth Fairy business with the right tools to set yourself apart from the competition.

Everyone loves getting things in the mail. Especially children who are waiting for letters from Santa Clause, Easter Bunny or Tooth Fairy. Can you remember what it felt like when you were a child to receive something in the mail?

In this digital age, getting email or a private message is normal. But getting something tangible is becoming very rare.  Imagine all the joy and excitement of getting mail, and combine that with  holiday characters: Personalized letters from Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny or Tooth Fairy.

Getting Started with Your Holiday Letters Biz

First off, you'll need to decide which holidays you want to offer personalized letters for. Do you want to do Christmas only? Or do you want to offer letters for other holidays.
Next, decide where you will find your target market. You can work online exclusively, offline exclusively, or both. Having an online set up for your Holiday letters business will increase your profits and make it easier for customers to pay and to make repeat sales. You will also need to decide how you are going to send out your personalized letters from Santa Claus or the Easter Bunny.

What You'll Need:

Computer, printer and a Word type software to be able to type your personalized letters and shipping labels for the envelopes. pre printed Holiday theme letters and matching envelopes  and even Matching postage stamps from the "North Pole"


Purchase small flat items from dollar store - stickers, tattoos, lollipop - anything small and flat enough to fit in a regular Business size envelope.

Set up a simple website if you are selling online.  There are many simple sites that have great templates.  Many are free or very inexpensive.

Here is a link that has a list of several web building sites.... WEB BUILDERS

SAMPLE Letters from Santa:


Sign Santa's signature by hand or use a handwriting style font.


Develop a price per letter for your Santa or Easter Bunny letters. 
Roll all costs into your price, including postage, so you present one price per letter. 

Average prices are $7+ depending on the "extras" you add.
$4+ for a plain letter.
Research others to get an idea of what to add and make you stand out from the competition.


  Social Media is huge (and free)...

Set up Twitter - Facebook - Google Plus - Pinterest - Google Blogs

Join "mom" groups on facebook (no spamming) 

Post something daily - half biz & half  "other stuff" - articles - recipes - crafts - whatever matches your business. No one wants to hear "buy my stuff-buy my stuff" on a constant basis.  Use a scheduling site so you can schedule things to post throughout a day - week or month. Hootsuite is great for this.  Basic is FREE!



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