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I Voted and I Post-It!

I voted today and I’m proud of it. I hope you did too! But I didn’t get my “I Voted” sticker! It’s very disappointing because I was looking forward to walking out of the polling place sporting my sticker on my jacket.

So when I came back to my desk I saw my Post-It Note Dispenser and I came up with a way to make my own. It took a couple of tries but luckily the dispenser holds a pack of 50 3 x 3 post-it notes.

I admit this is the most unique … Continue Reading

Swaddle up Sales with Fleece!

High winds, rain, and in some cases even snow hit the Northeast down into the Southeast yesterday. In some areas it has been recorded to be the coldest October. It looks like winter could be coming early this year. So, today’s blog features promotional wearables and gifts to bring a little warmth to your clients.

Swaddle up sales with the Fleece Throw Blanket. It is a large soft plush blanket available in many corporate colors. Recipients can keep them near their desk for those chilly days in the office or at home as … Continue Reading

Bendeez – Stess Relievers with a Twist!

The Bendeez Stick and Bendeez Pen will get you through stressful days with ease! Once you pick it up you will find it hard to put down. They are excellent unconventional stress relievers. Bend them into any shape imaginable.

A great way to appeal to trade show traffic is to use the Bendeez Sticks to decorate your booth. Imagine bending them into swirly shapes and hanging them like party streamers. Make sure every visitor takes one.

Use the Bendeez Pen for direct mail campaigns. They are great promotional products for themes of change … Continue Reading

Promotional Products Under $1.00!

Promotional products are one of the most cost-effective ways to advertise your business. They increase brand recognition and encourage new or returning customers to buy your products.

Garrett Specialties offers the lowest pricing on marketing items including a wide selection of Products Under $1.00! There are over 900 budget-friendly advertising solutions available under one dollar each for minimum quantity orders and above.

Looking for a custom product for your next sales meeting, networking event, trade show, corporate function, direct mail campaign, or charity … Continue Reading

Jump-start the Holiday Season

An article in USA Today reported the strategies large retailers have developed to manage the affects of today’s market on holiday shopping. No matter what kind of business you are in, big or small, product or service, you can use similar strategies along with the use of promotional products to boost consumer spending. Whether holiday shoppers affect your business or not, you can apply these strategies.

The recent letdown by the economy has made holiday shoppers think more about their spending habits. There … Continue Reading

Effective Networking Using Promotional Products

Networking can be one the most beneficial activities for your business. Creating new relationships with prospects and maintaining good relationships with clients are indispensable for effective networking. The following are five tips for effective networking with the aid of some promotional products.

Maintain a positive attitude.
Be upbeat and ready to help and learn your client. Inspire/Motivate Calendars provide the daily mental boost for your sales force. Fun promotional gifts will create smiles and break the ice at networking events.
Focus on the client’s needs.
Make sure they know how … Continue Reading

Hot Item: Customized Reusable Tote Bag

Reusable Tote Bags are a hot item. They are fashionable, convenient, and more importantly they’re Earth Friendly.

Billions of the plastic bags that you receive from grocery stores and retail stores end up in landfills and eventually become toxic. Some large retail stores have stopped providing plastic bags and require you to purchase reusable bags or bring your own. Large cities such as San Francisco have banned them and a few states are considering a ban.

Reusable Shopping Bags are large enough to carry a … Continue Reading

Basketball Stress Ball – Playing the Point Guard Position

Nextaff’s marketing objective was to find a successful advertising tool for their Kansas City branch sales team. They are a professional hiring organization. Their sales team visits local companies in efforts to bring in new clientele. They were looking for a promotional product they could leave behind as a small item of remembrance.

Nextaff provides staffing and payroll services to companies nationwide. They use a proven formula for placing the right people in the right position. The challenge was to find promotional items to portray that.

Their sales manager is really into basketball. Her … 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 Own … 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 promotional … Continue Reading