What Is Promotional Marketing?

What Is Promotional Marketing?

Are you a marketer or business owner? Have you found yourself asking, “What is promotional marketing?” and wondering if your business should be taking part? According to the Advertising Specialty Institute, promotional products are the most highly regarded form of advertising, making promotional marketing a must for your business. Promotional marketing at it’s best is building relationships with prospects and current customers, which will lead to sales, through the use of branded giveaways.

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Custom Trade Show Bags with FREE Set Up!

Custom Trade Show Bags with FREE Set Up!

Save up to $500 on Custom Trade Show Bags Now Through June 30th!

If you want to build brand awareness and profitable relationships with customers and prospects, trade show bags deliver one of the best values in marketing today. As part of our latest eco special, you can land the best deal on custom trade show bags. Order now and get free setup that can save you up to $500! This deal will end June 30th and won’t be around again soon. Now is the time to act to get this special deal.

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Customized Reusable Bags at Rock Bottom Factory Direct Pricing

Customized Reusable Bags at Rock Bottom Factory Direct Pricing

Custom reusable promotional products offer a great value for your business on many fronts. They are good for your brand, customers, the planet and your budget. We have written about the hidden value of customized reusable bags and today we want to let you know how to get those bags at the best possible price. We work hard to deliver customized reusable bags at rock bottom factory direct pricing. Here’s how we do it.

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3 Trade Show Tote Bags to Get Your Brand Noticed

3 Trade Show Tote Bags to Get Your Brand Noticed

Takeaways are a great way to get your brand noticed at a trade show. Giving clients an promotional item they can use and interact with, will help create a relationship between your clients, prospects and your brand. Reusable promotional products are proven to be effective marketing investments and will continue to engage with your customers long after the trade show is over. Trade show tote bags are always a popular takeaway, and can even help drive traffic to your booth. Here are 3 trade show tote bags to get your brand noticed at your next event, and long after that event is over.

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Trade Show Marketing Made Simple

Trade Show Marketing Made Simple

Trade show marketing can be daunting, and for good reason. There is a lot riding on your marketing decisions. Effective marketing connects with existing customers and keeps them engaged with your brand. It also reaches out to new and potential clients and gets them excited about your brand. There is a lot of pressure to get things right. If you do succeed the payout can be substantial. Here’s what you need to know make trade show marketing simple.

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The Hidden Values of Customized Reusable Bags

The Hidden Values of Customized Reusable Bags

There are a number of benefits that customized reusable bags bring to the marketing table. They have been well documented by us here at Factory Direct Promos and outside sources alike. The opportunity to increase brand exposure while decreasing the ecological footprint of customers is what makes this line of promotional products stand out.

Custom reusable bags give your brand the opportunity to join in the massive movement to limit the amount of single-use plastic bags in circulation, but what other values do these bags have to brands that might not be as easy to see? Today we will look at three different types of reusable bags, and examine the hidden value that each could potentially deliver for your brand.

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Latest News on Minneapolis Plastic Bag Ban!

Latest News on Minneapolis Plastic Bag Ban!

Officials in Minneapolis began considering a single-use plastic bag ban in May of 2015. The proposal went through several versions. Ultimately, a 5-cent fee was levied on paper bags, and everything was set to go into effect on June 1, 2017. We have been following the plastic bag ban discussion in Minneapolis for a while now, so we were thrilled to see the measure pass. There have been several twists and turns in the saga to implement a plastic bag ban in Minneapolis, and as of right now the ban is on hold.

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A Guide to Living an Eco-Friendly Life

A Guide to Living an Eco-Friendly Life

It’s our commitment that our customers live and promote an eco-friendly lifestyle. We primarily do this by focusing on the day-to-day benefits of eco-friendly bags and the various customizable options we offer. Replacing single-use plastic bags with a reusable option is an essential step that can be taken by anybody, but that’s not to say there aren’t others that can be taken.

Become aware of how your choices can affect the environment. Comparing reusable bags to plastic bags is a good place to start, but don’t stop there. Let’s explore why being eco-friendly is important, how you can get started, and how to grow with this lifestyle change.

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Eco-Friendly Bags, Ethical Consumerism, Saving Cash and Life Hacks

Eco-Friendly Bags, Ethical Consumerism, Saving Cash and Life Hacks

I am totally into life hacks and anything that can make my busy life easier. How about you? I really love it when the hack involves saving money and living a more conscious life. So you can imagine how happy I was that one of our articles on eco-friendly bags was shared on IdeaHacks.com!

The site is stocked full of ideas on how to live naturally and simply. They are certainly worth a follow on one of their social sites. You will definitely pick up some great eco-tips and ideas.

The IdeaHacks.com article, 10 Easy Ways To Be An Ethical Consumer Without Breaking The Bank, was about much more than eco-friendly bags. It was about hacking life to become an ethical consumer and saving cash at the same time. Right up my alley.

I loved it so much, I put together the highlights below.

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Promotional Marketing Trend Alert for Hotels

Promotional Marketing Trend Alert for Hotels

Last week I had the pleasure of heading to BizBash Florida in Fort Lauderdale with our SBS Brand’s CEO, Bill English, and our Factory Direct Promos’ Operation’s Manager, Beth Wilkerson. The show was quite a promotional marketing experience as you can imagine.

From donut filled specialty sandwiches made right before your eyes with blowtorches and singing chefs, to more people on stilts doing seemingly impossible feats than I had ever seen in one place before, the gathering of event planners and vendors was truly a blast.

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