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Turn One-Time Customers Into Repeat Customers.

French-Press Coffee and Tea SetPerfectly satisfied customers may purchase from another company the next time around. Why? Either they don’t remember or they perceive no difference between you and your competitors.

Here are a few ideas on how to turn one-time customers into repeat customers.

Before you deliver your goods or services discuss their goals. Then offer them your help to reach those goals.

Give them something to remember you by; offer a promotion with purchase. Use promotions as a way to express appreciation. Or create a rewards program with a special gift after pre-determined amount of orders have … Continue Reading

Marketing Quote of the Day: “For a business not to advertise…

Not to advertise is to wink at a girl in the dark. “For a business not to advertise is like winking at a girl in the dark. You know what you are doing but no one else does.” – Stuart H. Britt

Turn on the light and open your eyes to advertising. Personalized advertising products from Garrett Specialties are a great way to start!

Promotion products are the way to go: ASI revealed that advertising specialties beat out all forms of TV, radio and print advertising as the most cost-effective advertising medium available.

H1N1 Activity Continues to Increase: Use Hand Sanitizers

Tinted Hand Sanitizer Prevent H1N1Every week the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) publishes findings of key flue indicators. The report from the week of September 13-19, 2009 “found that influenza activity continued to increase in the United States compared to the prior weeks.”

The CDC recommends such preventive actions as covering your mouth and nose with a tissue when you sneeze, limiting contact with sick people, avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth and washing hands often. If, however, water and soap are not available you are advised to use an alcohol-based hand rub or sanitizer.

As an … Continue Reading

Mott’s is Pink to the Core: Breast Cancer Awareness Promotions

Mott's Pink to the Core Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign for Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure“Pink to the Core” – In June Mott’s launched a limited-edition applesauce in support of Susan G. Komen for the Cure. Available through National Breast Cancer Awareness month, which is October.

The limited-edition sauce is packaged in pink, includes the Susan G. Komen logo, and is available in special grocery store displays. Mott’s is a major sponsor for the 2009 Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure and has donated $300,000. The Race for the Cure series is held in over 120 cities … Continue Reading

Organize a Halloween Spooktacular!

Halloween Office Party Tips and Promotions
Generate excitement with an office Halloween party! It’s a great way to show appreciation to employees and clients or make a wicked impression. Here are some tips to help you make it happen.

Step one: Create a name and theme like “ghostly gathering”, “spooktacular”, “fright night”, or “thrill fest”. Make the event unique and thrilling.

Step two: Décor. Create a scary, fearsome and enchanting atmosphere. Make a lasting impression with logoed Halloween decorations. Checkout the Spider Pom Pom Weepul; add it to your centerpieces. Then set the mood by adding mysterious music.

Step … Continue Reading

Learning To Truly Stand Out

Solar Power Desktop Flower PromotionsYou don’t have to have the lowest price to win the customer. It takes dedication to good customer service and the ability to provide pertinent information about your product or service.

In order to do that you need to talk to your customers. Ask them questions and learn about their needs. Ask questions that will start conversations and will allow you to gain the most information so that you can offer them a solution.

Then comes the thank you gift. We all know that it is crucial to send a thank you … Continue Reading

Promotion Against Preventable Injuries

School Backpack screen printed to raise awareness about preventable injuries
I can’t tell you how many times I’ve seen someone operate heavy machinery without any protective eyewear or safety gear. Maybe it didn’t happen today or yesterday, but why don’t these people realize that they could seriously hurt themselves.

This Canadian campaign aims to raise awareness about preventable injuries and to challenge the belief that most people hold that serious injuries only happen to other people. Multiple executions in the campaign, which started on Labor Day, drive traffic to Messages sent through printed towels, backpacks, bus … Continue Reading

4 Ways To Boost Business

Arrondi Vision USA Promotion Coffee Mug
School has started, summer has ended and the 4th quarter is quickly approaching. Here are 4 simple ways to boost business if you are anticipating positive growth and want to end the year with a bang.

First, rather than asking your clients for referrals, see if they will introduce you directly to those who may be interested in your goods or services. This direct contact makes you instantly credible. Make a great first impression by thanking them for meeting with you and a gift like an imprinted mug.

Second. Your product may … Continue Reading

Caution: Brings a Smile with Use

Boogie BotThe Boogie Bot is one of our top sellers. Boogie Bot is a moving, grooving wind-up figurine with serious moves! Excellent side-to-side mobility with good hip action, swinging arms and a rotating belly! Caution: Brings a smile with use. May cause your feet to itch for the dance floor. Available colors: Blue, Red, and Silver. Print disc on belly available in blue, silver, red, and white. As low as $1.99

This is a great desktop toy that will brighten up their day. Use as announcement for a new product. Break the ice at your next Trade Show. … Continue Reading