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  • Toy trends 2020: More digital, sustainable and need-oriented

    Toy trends 2020: More digital, sustainable and need-oriented What are the toy trends for 2020? The trend committee of the International Toy Fair has identified these three trends for the industry: "Toys for Future", "Digital goes Physical" and "Be you!”. Children of all ages will be influence...
  • We wish you pleasant holidays

    Dear members of Matchmaking365 Community! Even though, we are there for you on 365 days of the year, we want to make sure that you enjoy a well-deserved time-out towards the end of the year. 2019 has been an exciting year for us and we value all of you as important parts of this community. But stil...
  • Waterproof parenting: Hits for kids in the rainy season

    Yes, kids love action – no matter if it is sun or rain. And of course, the summer season offers a great variety of opportunities in order to run, jump and burn off your toddlers’ energy. But what happens, when the skies get grey and the days become shorter? Don’t worry – we g...
  • Get over the summertime blues: Must-dos with your kids in fall

    Even though the warm season with its long days by the lake and trips to the countryside may be perfect for entertaining kids, there’s also a great variety of things to do with your little ones in fall season. Let us show you a few activities to get some quality time while the leaves are fallin...
  • Humanize your brand

    Humanize your brand – how community management helps your business to build a strong relationship Your brand is more than a logo, an address and your products – it has a voice. And ever since the rise of social media channels this voice has been provided with several new dialects in ord...
  • Boost your sales skills

    Boost your sales skills: 7 sales techniques that you and your team may rely on You do not have to be a “born winner” or simply a lucky child in order to generate new customers and let your business grow, but – as in many other areas – you have to follow certain best practice...
  • Get ready for new customers

    Get ready for new customers: How to market your business effectively live at trade shows We are on the final stretch to Kind + Jugend 2019. And before the show opens its doors from 19th till 22nd of September, we feel it’s mandatory to reflect on a few strategies which help you to get the mos...
  • Get ready for Kind + Jugend 2019

    Get ready for Kind + Jugend 2019 – your personal trade fair checklist It is less than two months to go until Kind + Jugend 2019 opens its doors on 19th of September. 1.200 exhibitors from 50 countries are to be expected in Cologne until September 22nd. The project team is looking forward to a...
  • Growing up with pets...

    Do furry companions make children’s' lives better?   There seems to be some magic bond between kids and animals: children of almost any age instantly get hooked on stories or books depicting animals or even better: meeting a dog or a horse in person. The fascination with nature’s ...
  • Tweets or it didn’t happen...

    How to strategically boost your trade show presence with Twitter   We are living in “social” times: ever since the new media enabled digital content to enter almost every area of our professional and private life, it has become close to an obligation to share what moves us at any ...
  • Time is really money...

    How to optimize time management for your sales   Anyone, who takes sales a bit seriously – and supposedly anyone with an own business will – knows how tiring, inefficient and finally unsatisfying it feels to follow leads, which won’t lead to any deal. So, in order to not was...
  • Find your work-love balance...

    How to combine work and parenting   Finally, the good times have arrived – at least for our little ones: no school, few obligations, lots of time and supposedly great weather. Yet, vacation time puts adults up to new challenges, since on the one hand we’d love to step up our paren...
  • We want to capture the voices of our Community!

    Dear Community members, we would be very happy to present YOU and YOUR brand in a short interview that will be published on our Matchmaking365 news sector. A community is defined by its members. The more we grow, the greater the inspiration for everyone. Would you be interested? ...