Picking client birthday wishes can be tricky — the wrong one can lose you business, maybe even a customer. Here, it's easy to chose birthday messages for clients. That's because the only options you have are beautifully written, 100% appropriate birthday wishes for customers.
If you need some advice on selecting the perfect customer birthday wishes, scroll a few inches below to read Message Guy Tip #124. It's full of tips for choosing any kind of client birthday wishes.
Message Guy Tip #124: How to select client birthday wishes...
Selecting client birthday wishes is not as simple as it may seem. Even if you send the safest birthday messages (in other words, the most generic), you may inadvertently offend a customer.
So what kind of client birthday messages should you pick? If...
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If your client expects the personal touch, sending a generic birthday wish will just seem disingenuous to him or her. Keep in mind: most clients think they're doing you a favor by giving you business. In turn, many expect some level of gratitude mixed into your client birthday wishes.
To help you make the appropriate choice, I have suggested the different types of client birthday wishes you should use based on the type of clients you may have (based on this SmashingMagazine.com article):
The Passive-Aggressive: Pick a clever, happy or cool birthday wish.
The Family Friend:Choose a cute, sentimental or happy birthday message.
The Under-Valuer: Select a happy birthday verse.
The Nit-Picker: Select a clever or cool birthday message.
The Scornful Saver: Same as above.
The “I-Could-Do-This-Myself”-er: Opt for an inspirational, funny, cool or clever birthday verse.
The Control Freak: Select a clever or cool birthday message.
The Dream Client: Go for a cute, inspirational, sentimental, funny or happy birthday wish (any type you want, basically).
Want a more in-depth look at these types of clients, check out How to Identify and Deal with Different Types of Clients on SmashingMagazine.com.
Above are only my suggestions. You know your customers best, so you are the best judge of appropriate client birthday wishes for them.
If all else fails, keep this rule of thumb in mind: use your birthday wishes for clients as a concrete, personal (but not too personal) way to express your gratitude for their business. ◄ Read less
Happy birthday to the greatest client this world (and our company) has ever known.
Happy birthday! We hope your special day is as wonderful as your repeat business.
My business is booming because of clients like you. I hope your birthday is as much a blast for you.
We just want to say "thank you" and "happy birthday" from the bottom of our hearts. You’re the best customer we could have asked for.
Out of all our clients, you really take the cake! You make a big difference to our lives! We hope your birthday makes a wonderful difference in your life!
Happy birthday! You’re the perfect example of what every client ought to be!
I appreciate your business and friendship very much. May all your birthdays find you happy, healthy and prosperous, starting with this one.
I just wanted you to know that clients like you don't come around every day. Happy birthday!
It's a pleasure and honor to wish you, our favorite customer, the happiest of birthdays!
Have a wonderful birthday! It’s my pleasure to wish my Client of the Year (you) the best day of the year.
Because every client cannot be as kind and fair as you, we thought you deserved a happy, happy, happy, happy, happy birthday!
When it comes to clients, you beat all the rest! It's only right that your special day outshines all the rest. Happy birthday!
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I like the three client birthday wishes below very much for a very simple reason. It's because...
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Each one of these client birthday wishes are my top picks because it expresses a thought that most clients want to hear some of (not all) the time: "You are special, not just because you give me business but because you are a decent person I like to work with." This type of message (expressed three distinct ways below) only makes your birthday greetings all the more special for any client celebrating their birthday.
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When it comes to customers, you are, in the words of Tina Turner, simply the best. I hope your birthday is as simply wonderful as you are.
Happy birthday to a wonderful client who doesn't realize just how wonderful he is! You deserve the most wonderful birthday!
Clients as incredible as you are truly difficult to find. I hope your birthday is as uniquely incredible.
We would like to wish you the BIGGEST "happy birthday" you will receive today — just to let you know how very much we appreciate your business.
Here's a BIG birthday wish from your weekday family — your [company name] family. Have a super day!
Hoping you have the best birthday this year. Stop by soon...we always like to see you.
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Above is what you should say to your clients Right below is what you should not say to your clients
Want to find out what you shouldn't say to your client on his or her birthday (or any day of the week)? Click here to check out 12 Things You Should Never Say to Your Customers on inc.com. It could help you select the best client birthday wishes on this page.
Your birthday is the most important day of the year to us. Without you, we wouldn't have such an an amazing customer and friend like you. Happy birthday!
Enjoy every second of your birthday. Make it one for the books!
Try to take it a little easier today. It's your birthday, after all! Happy birthday!
The whole team wants to wish you an amazingly, incredibly, extraordinarily happy birthday.
Happy birthday! I'm so delighted to be a part of your business family. I look forward to celebrating this birthday with you...and many more in the years ahead.
You're my client but you're also my friend. Here’s to another amazing year of success and friendship.
Happy birthday from your friendly neighborhood supplier. Hoping your birthday brings you much happiness.
Happy birthday. Through good and bad years, we've been partners in success and friendship. I’m so glad you are one of my best friends and my very best client. Here's to many more great years together as a team.
Happy birthday. Congratulations on another year of success and thanks for doing business with us.
Happy birthday to a magnificent individual and even more magnificent entrepreneur. I hope to be on your team for many birthdays to come.
As you celebrate this birthday, keep in mind what makes you happy, healthy and wise...and I'll do my best to give it to you.
Happy birthday to a valued customer and cherished friend.
Funny client birthday wishes Funny birthday messages for your customers
There's nothing wrong with sending funny client birthday wishes to your customers — as long as they have a sense of humor Otherwise, you may offend them. So be sure you have a customer with a funny bone before you send any of the funny client birthday wishes below.
Happy birthday! May you live a long life and work until you no longer have any teeth.
This year, put your past behind you, put your future in your own hands and put your present out of your mind, since I put it out of mine. Happy birthday, anyway.
Happy birthday. You're now one more year closer to senior discounts!
Hooray, here's to another birthday —with more candles on your cake and less hair on your head!
Every once and awhile, someone with incredible personality, intelligence, charm and looks is born into this world...someone who has the potential to do great things. And, today, that special someone (me) would love to wish you the happiest of birthdays.
Happy birthday. My plan was to share something very, very special for your birthday, but I couldn't mail myself to you.