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Go Pink! Show your support for Breast Cancer Awareness.

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month. So it is a great time to show your support and increase awareness.

According to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), breast cancer is the most common form of cancer in women. The American Cancer Society (ACS) estimates that 182,460 new cases of invasive breast cancer will occur among women in the United States during 2008, with approximately 1,990 new cases expected in men.

There are several ways you can show your support and increase awareness with “pink” products. Encourage wellness, good health and … Continue Reading

Promotional Calendars and Planners that Hang Around All Year Long!

It’s time to start planning for 2009! First on the agenda are Custom Promotional Calendars and Planners. The prime time to order is September through October.

The sooner you get them, the sooner they will be daily reminders to loyal customers and sales prospects. People enjoy receiving calendar gifts that they can hang on the wall, place in there pockets or bags, or use on their desks. They are popular promotional gifts because they offer year round advertising.

Garrett Specialties offers a wide selection. There are the classic Wall Calendars, Design Your … Continue Reading

Grow Your Business with Promotional Products

It’s no news flash that the economy has gone bad. Sales are down and costs are rising. So what do you do to grow your business?

Those who are apprehensive quickly reduce spending in order to cut costs. Reducing expenses is good business practice if you make sensible decisions. Inopportunely, advertising budgets are often the first to decrease. Companies who don’t continue to fund promotions will decrease advertising noise to the advantage of those who do. Businesses who invest will stand out. Promote your business with customized advertising specialties and you will experience the reward.

Research shows that advertising using … Continue Reading

Industry Related Promotion

The main purpose of advertising specialties is to serve as a reminder. The more a person is exposed to your message the more likely they are going to retain it. A good way to achieve this goal is to give Industry Related gifts that will be used frequently.

Industry Related promotions create logical and functional connections between you and your consumer. For example, California based Wingard Construction is handing out the Mini Aluminum LED Flashlights at an annual charity golf tournament this October. Wingard specializes in fire and water reconstruction for insurance claims. The flashlights will … Continue Reading

Skull Stress Ball – a no brainer!

Today’s challenging economy is frightening. So with Halloween just around the corner spook up sales with creative and unique promotions. These Promotional Gifts for Halloween have the appeal you are looking for.

Lux, a global creative and technological solutions provider, was looking for a giveaway for a swag heavy show. After browsing garrettspecialties.com they found the new Skull Stress Ball. It was a no brainer being that Halloween is a favorite Lux holiday. “They were perfect. They were fun, had a nice white … Continue Reading

BPA Free Sports Bottles

According to a new study released yesterday from the Journal of the American Medical Association, adults with high levels of BPA in their bodies may be at a higher risk for developing heart disease, diabetes, and liver problems. However, the FDA says “products containing BPA currently on the market are safe and that exposure levels . . . are below those that may cause health effects.” You can read the story here.

BPA Free Sports Bottles It may not be something we need to worry about but it is a good … Continue Reading

Squeeze Attention at Trade Shows!

Want to squeeze attention at trade shows? IPS Laser Express plans to use the Emergency Squeeze Flashlights for a vendor fair at Lehigh University.

It is a great promotional item for trade shows because it is unique and high quality. IPS will attract attention with this product because it is a promotion that is more interesting and valuable then your typical pen. This will give visitors the impression that the company is innovative and offers quality products and services.

Batteries? No need. Squeeze this cool and powerful LED flashlight … Continue Reading

Promotional Ideas for Halloween!

It is already mid-September. Halloween is just around the corner. Scared? Don’t be! Here are some promotional ideas for Halloween!

Halloween Zipper Pull

The Halloween Zipper Pull is a fantastic inexpensive giveaway for banks, insurance companies, retail stores, drug stores, schools and more! It is a diamond shape reflective orange safety zipper pull with your custom black imprint or stock pumpkin artwork. Flip it over to insert your child’s emergency contact information. The Halloween Zipper Pull will reflect your company logo to kids and adults during their Halloween Trick-o-Treat adventures and events. … Continue Reading

Custom Stress Balls – UPS Widget

The UPS Widget stress ball is a wonderful example of how to use custom promotional stress balls as part of your ad campaign. The Widget character was created for the launch of a downloadable desk-top application (a.k.a. widget) that allows users to track packages and link to UPS services in Europe.

This cute little guy grabs attention. Don’t you want to just squeeze him? Luckily he’s a stress ball.

That’s why stress balls are so effective. They are hands-on promotions and they usually sit on one’s desk promoting your company all day long.

The number of … Continue Reading

Mobile Phone Accessories

Now is one of the best times to use Imprinted Promotional Cell Phone Accessories. Especially those for Smartphones. It was reported today that the sale of Smartphones during the first half of this year had increased by 84% as compared to the same time last year. That means more people have access to the Internet and Email anytime and anywhere.

Cell Mate

So why not use something like the Cell Mate to promote your company and website. Oh, and of course you would have your phone number imprinted on it too.

This hot … Continue Reading

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