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Ways to Celebrate Earth Day

Several companies are celebrating Earth Day this year. What will your company do on Earth Day? The first Earth Day was April 22, 1970 and since then it has become a mainstream event. Across the globe people and businesses are making a difference by supporting and participating in practices to protect the environment.

Here are some ways you can celebrate Earth Day while engaging your customers and clients.

Encourage people to re-use. Hand-out eco friendly tote bags. Customers can use them while shopping. … Continue Reading

Myths About Eco Friendly Gifts

Earth Friendly Gifts

Earth Friendly Gifts

Most people are aware that there is a need to conserve resources and reduce waste to try to preserve our beautiful Earth. But awareness does not necessarliy increase responsibility. We tend to complicate the matter and begin to believe in the following myths. You can reverse your clients thinking by promoting your brand with Earth Friendly items. Lead by example and do your part. Remember Earth Day is April 22nd.

#1: I’m only one person/company it won’t make a difference. That can’t be … Continue Reading

Increase brand loyalty.

Employee Appreciation Gifts

Employee Appreciation Gifts

Your employees are an integral part to your organization. Their performance directly effects your successful business. So, the optimal goal is to motivate employees so that you impress and please your customers and as a result increase brand loyalty.

In this post we will take a look at how to achieve these three things:

Motivate your employees.
Impress your customers.
Increase brand loyalty.

Motivate Employees
Incentives, incentives, incentives. This is the key to happy employees. They will feel more valued and they will increase their efficiency and … Continue Reading

6 Piece Interlocking Puzzle in Seattle Bride

6 Piece Interlocking Puzzle in Seattle Bride

The 6 Piece Interlocking Puzzle has many promotional uses. The image above shows how one of our clients used these puzzles for their wedding! See the excerpt from Seattle Bride below!

“Both the bride and the groom were very analytical, and they found these online for their August 2010 wedding. They had them made with their wedding colors and added the name and date on the puzzle pieces. Besides being a cute takeaway, it gave guests something to play … Continue Reading

Upcoming Advertising Trends: 2012

Upcoming Advertising Trends: 2012. With the new year in full effect it’s a good time to see which advertising and promotional trends we should watch in the future. Here are a few to tickle your ideas.

Social Media: I know what your are thinking “Duh!”, yes but the question is always “How can I be better at it?”. One well known and effective way is to create a list of posts, then send them out one at a time on a set schedule. … Continue Reading

Business Tips for Holiday Gift Giving

Here are 5 simple tips to help your business with holiday giveaways.

#1 – Build strong relationships.

Improving your client relationships is the number one reason to give during the holidays. Your client will remember the gift and appreciate it. In turn, the likely hood of them coming back to you for business will increase.

#2 – It’s never too late.

Rush imprinting services will make sure your holiday items are printed and shipped within a reasonable amount of time. Don’t let time get in your way. We can help you find … Continue Reading

Win them over with Tech Gifts

Technology Gifts

Technology Gifts

The season for corporate gift giving is here and we’ve found the best way to win over your most important clients. Supported by research conducted by ASI (Advertising Specialty Institute), those who receive high tech gifts will keep them for over eight months. That is much longer than something editable or disposable. Tech gifts imprinted with you logo and marketing message keeps your company brand visible and in mind.

Here are a few tech promotions that you may want to keep in … Continue Reading

Improve Employee Motivation

photo by paulidin

photo by paulidin

Counselor magazine, a leading source for the promotional product industry, released results from a new survey. Counselor focuses on helping businesses increase employee morale. The survey concluded that giving gifts to your employees will increase motivation and productivity. 75% of the employees surveyed responded that receiving gifts boosted their morale. 60% said the gesture alone made them like their companies more. 33% said that the gift gave them the extra drive to be more productive.

The survey also found that when you give … Continue Reading

Are you ready for some football?

Football Fun!

Football Fun!

Are you ready for some football? Football season has begun! Which team will you root for? We are huge football fans at Garrett Specialties! So, we’ve dedicated this post to the great American sport. Here are a few football promotions we think you’ll love! Check them on our Football Fun page!

Bag-In-Football Can Holder Combo – Everybody loves a 2 for 1 deal. This item comes with a fun football shaped can coozie and drawstring backpack in the color of … Continue Reading

End of Summer Ideas in 4 Color Process!

4 Color Process Summer Gifts

The end of Summer is approaching all too quickly. But here are some promotional ideas just in time for those last minute trips right before school starts!

4 Color Process luggage tags are my favorite. They really pop because your imprint can be an unlimited amount of colors. So stand out at baggage claim with our bright full color luggage tags.

With all the extra airline fees it’s necessary to tote more stuff ourselves! We have several 4 Color Process carry-on bags to choose … Continue Reading