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Remember National Teacher Appreciation Week

Teacher Day Gifts
Teacher Appreciation Week is coming up during the first week in May. This year teacher appreciation week is May 3rd through May 8th. Celebrate our educators and spread the word about this special event. Show teachers you are thankful for their dedication to today’s kids.

Looking for ways to celebrate? Why not organize an academic event with entertainment by students. Hold a teacher’s award ceremony; give customized awards in the achiever certificate holder. Throw a party; teachers and children can celebrate with fun stuff and games. Also, students and administration can organize a … Continue Reading

Slam Dunk Promotions for March Madness

Basketball Promotional Products
Basketball promotional items for students and fans. Shoot nothing but net with great basketball products; your logo can’t be missed.

Basketball is one of the most popular and widely viewed sports in the world. Show your support and raise funds for a local team during postseason playoffs. Take advantage of the excitement basketball creates during the NCAA’s March Madness events in local sports bars and restaurants.

Increase team spirit and display your message on a Basketball Car Magnet, a perfect outdoor promotion. Drive around with team pride or bounce around the New Inflatable … Continue Reading

Brand Trend – Smiling Logos

Kraft Foods has uncovered a new corporate and brand identity along with an entirely new logo. Their new logo smiles at you to remind you of the experiences created by their products. Similar to the new pepsi logo, a company who has recently recreated their brand as well.

Knowing your company identity and developing your brand is important to grow your business. Kraft Foods’ recent identity revamp is a good example of how and why it is a good idea to analyze and increase brand awareness. Why? Below was taken from their press release:

“Pairing our new … Continue Reading

New LED Flashlight – uncompromising performance

Promotional LED Flashlight“A powerful source of handheld light to illuminate any situation”.

Garrett Specialites now carries INOVA XO3® LED Flashlight . It is unbelievable and well worth the price. It is definitely a handy tool and would make a great promotional business gift. It provides superior performance for field technicians and engineers or makes a perfect executive gift.

To make a really sharp impression we laser engraved your logo or message on the barrel.

The INOVA® XO3® is the choice of the world’s most elite covert operations teams. Precision engineered for protection against the elements and extreme use, … Continue Reading

Can direct mail compete with digital marketing media?

Promotional MailersYes. Promotional mailers have significant advantages over digital marketing.

Return on investment from promotional mail is quantifiable, a major factor out weighting the low cost of digital communications marketing. Also, based on household demographic information, promotional mail can be easily targeted to a specific audience.

Targeted mail is personal and encourages interaction. This is where business can integrate the use of digital marketing and attract consumers to the web. Included web addresses, email information, online survey’s, or promotion codes are some of the many tactics used in direct mail to connect customers to … Continue Reading

Promotional Stuffed Animals Proven to Relieve Stress!

Promotional Stuffed Animal
Promotional stuffed animals while increasing brand awareness are proven to relieve stress.

Israeli researchers conducted a study involving children who experienced traumatic stress during war times. Results were published in Pediatrics, January 2008. Small children were given stuffed animals with long legs. They were told that the stuffed toys were sad because they had no one to care for them. The kids cuddled with the stuffed animals and cared for them by wrapping its long legs around their bodies.

After three weeks the children who had grown an attachment to their stuffed critters had … Continue Reading

Garrett Specialties new business gifts website!

Garrett Specialties Promotional Products
Garrett Specialties has launched it’s new website! We hope our fresh new look will make your promotional product search more enjoyable. We are proud to have always had a site that is user friendly and easy to navigate.

The promotional items information page includes some of my favorite new features. This is the page where you can find information about each of the unique products we carry. At the top of the page you will find thumbnail images related to the product you are currently viewing. Click the right and left arrows … Continue Reading

Promotional Umbrellas – Walking Advertisements

Promotional Automatic UmbrellasThis clear promotional umbrella was given to customers by a hair salon in Vancouver called Gloss. The slogan reads, “Hair You Want to Show Off.” The genius idea turned clients into walking billboards. Loyal customers show off their new hairstyles while promoting the company.

It was a great way to say thank you to their consumers while displaying their work and exposing their logo. This is a perfect example of how promotional umbrellas can be used to increase brand awareness.

Pepsi Re-Branding

Corporate Brand Identity - Pepsi New LogoAn extensive pdf leaked the Internet, which describes the methodology of Pepsi’s new logo. The white band in the middle of the classic logo is transformed into a different smile depending on the product, a laugh for Pepsi Max and a grin for Diet Pepsi.

The document compares the product to the Mona Lisa and the solar system. Somehow there is a gravitational pull that shifts the expression. Quite bizarre as it may sound, Pepsi bought right into it and is spending a fortune on the re-branding project. The scientific explanation is … Continue Reading

Promotional Fun Stuff Items Improve Sales Performance

YoYo Tricks Fun Promo Giveaways
The purpose of a marketing campaign is to sell a product or create new relationships with potential clients. Sometimes they may fail for many reasons. One maybe that your advertising may not be captivating, charismatic or unique enough to hold the attention of your audience. Need to improve your sales pitch? Looking for ways to get noticed?

Spice up your promotion. Bump up the entertainment. Incorporate the use of fun stuff into your selling pitch. Maybe you know some custom yo-yo tricks or maybe you can create a challenging game withContinue Reading