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					                       M&I Gift Cards
                       for Every Employee and Occasion in the Office




Giftcardshavealreadychangedthewaypeopleshop.Now            Holiday Rewards
theyareanincreasinglypopulartoolforbusinesses.Asurvey      M&IVisa®giftcardscanbetailoredtocreateawelcome
lastDecemberbytheNationalRetailFederationmadeitclear:      year-endrewardforyouremployees.Optionsinclude:
giftcardsareheretostay.
                                                                        •Yourcompany’slogoonthecard.
      Morethanhalftheshoppers,fromallagegroups,saidthey
plannedtobuyagiftcardforsomeoneontheirlist.                   •Yourchoiceofcardplasticsanddesign.
      Businesseshavebeenequallyquicktotapthepossibilities
                                                                        •Yourcustommessageofupto26characters.
ofplastic.Companiesusegiftcardstomotivateandreward
employees,thankclientsandreferralsources,andofferrebates    “Everycardyouissuecanusethesamecardplasticanddesign,
toconsumers.                                                        evenifyouchoosetogiveemployeesdifferentdollaramounts,”
                                                                     Scherersays.Thecardsarefundedthroughyourcompany’s
Disposable or reloadable                                             M&Ibusinesscheckingaccount.
JasonScherer,TreasuryManagementOfficerforM&IBank,                Reloadablecardsoffersimilardesignoptions,withonekey
says,“Therearetwobasictypesof‘prepaidcards.’Adisposable   difference:Thecardholder’snameappearsonthecard.
cardisgoodforafixedamount,say,$50or$100.Oncethat
amountisspent,thecardisusedup.”Reloadablecardscanbe      The gift with extra appeal
replenished,makingthemespeciallyusefulasmotivationtools.      “Giftcardsarepopular,”Scherersays.“Insteadofbeingtiedto
     “Assoonasyoursalesrepresentativesreachtheirmonthly     aspecificrestaurantorstore,theycanbeusedwhereverVisa
goal,forexample,youcanloadtheirbonusontothecard,”         debitcardsareaccepted.”Employeesalsoenjoytheunspoken
Scherersays.Reloadablecardscanalsobeusedforpayroll.         encouragementtospendthemoneyonsomethingspecial.
     Thatflexibilityhasinspiredothercreativeusesfor               Andthereisonemorebenefitthatpleasessmallbusiness
reloadablecards.ScherersaysoneM&Icustomerusesthem           owners.“Everytimetheemployeeusesthatcard,people
todistributeperdiemtotravelingemployees.Theemployee         seeyourlogo,”Scherersays.“Everygiftcardyouorderisan
candecidehowtousethemoney,choosing,say,betweena           advertisementforyourbusiness.”
restaurantmeal,oraquicksandwichathishotel.


Enjoy card conveniences
Chooseaprepaidcardprogramthatdeliversthebenefitsyour           ift cards.Rewardemployeeswithconvenientcardsthey
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businessdesires.Allofferachoiceofcolors,stylesandcustom      canuseatmillionsoflocationsworldwide.Orsay“thanks”to
messages.Youcanalsoprintmessagesonthecardcarrierand          clientsandreferralsources.
havemarketingorinstructionalinsertsmailedwiththecard.
                                                                        Incentive cards.Usethisreloadablecardtodeliverbonuses
     Payroll cards.Cutpayrollprocessingcostsbyasmuchas        asemployeesachievetheirgoals.
     70percent,andreducetheriskoflostorstolenpaychecks.



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