Evaluating Promotional Products Vendors: 4 Qualities to Look For

Evaluating Promotional Products Vendors: 4 Qualities to Look For

With so many choices out there, it can be difficult to find a dependable promotional products vendor with competitive pricing. They must have the ability to identify and anticipate your needs, but there must also be reliable avenues of communication between the customer and vendor. Additionally, the customer must trust that the promotional products reach beyond the standard of excellence that they hold their company to.

As you prepare for your upcoming trade show or promotional event, keep these four qualities in mind when choosing a promotional products vendor:

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Buy Kraft Recycled Grocery Bags at Rock Bottom Pricing!

Buy Kraft Recycled Grocery Bags at Rock Bottom Pricing!

If you need custom branded bags for your business consider using Kraft recycled grocery bags. These bags are a convenience item that allows customers to carry items home, and can fit into your branding plan.

High-end Kraft recycled grocery bags can be customized with your branding information, can be used several times, and are eco-friendly marketing tools. Kraft recycled grocery bags are ideal for retail businesses, restaurants, spas, and more.

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Create Reusable Wine Bags Your Customers Will Love and Your Wine Deserves

Create Reusable Wine Bags Your Customers Will Love and Your Wine Deserves

The wine you create is a labor of love. The bags you offer to your customers to carry your wine home or to friends and family gatherings should be a reflection of your work and work to effectively market your winery.

Reusable wine bags are fantastic marketing tools for wineries because they not only are utilitarian, they also work to spread your branding message, deliver a great ROI, and help reduce plastic pollution on our planet.

Since you have a special product, the wine you work so hard to perfect, you should give your customers a perfect bag in which to carry your bottled wine. Here’s how to create completely custom reusable wine bags that your customers will love and use again and again.

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5 Surefire Trade Show Marketing Ideas

5 Surefire Trade Show Marketing Ideas

A trade show is an opportunity for your company to spread its wings and meet potential customers and partners face-to-face, but the work starts long before the doors to the conference hall open. The show itself should be the easy part. The real challenge presents itself when planning your marketing assets for the event.

Here are some ideas to guide your trade show marketing strategy:

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NYC Says NO to Reusable Shopping Bags

NYC Says NO to Reusable Shopping Bags

The 5-cent fee on disposable plastic plastic bags handed out in New York City that was set to go into action this month was recently canceled before it even got started. The motivation behind the measure was to discourage the use of disposable plastic bags and the resulting negative environmental impact, and encourage the use of reusable shopping bags. Despite a lot of support it turns out there was more opposition, and lawmakers overturned the ruling. While it looks like there is no immediate solution to address the plastic bag problem in NYC there are still ways to turn things around.

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Positive and Negative Impacts of Existing Plastic Bag Bans

Positive and Negative Impacts of Existing Plastic Bag Bans

As the 2016 election came to a close and the votes were tallied, the California bag ban became a reality thanks to a 52 percent “yes” vote. As a result of the vote, large grocery stores, pharmacies and other retail stores are no longer allowed to provide single-use plastic bags to shoppers, while other small retailers will join after a year.

As the California bag ban settles in, many are left wondering if it’s reducing environmental damage and waste.

While it may be too early to tell with California’s ban, there are a few cities and countries around the globe that are already seeing positive results after banning plastic bags in their location. San Jose, San Francisco, CA and Thurston County, Washington have proven to be among the most successful U.S. cities in waste reduction as a result of their own bans on plastic bags.

Let’s look at a few examples of cities and countries that have done well (environmentally) with their plastic bag bans so far:

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3 Post Trade Show Marketing Tactics to Increase Sales

3 Post Trade Show Marketing Tactics to Increase Sales

Every marketer wants to make the most of their efforts when it comes to trade show marketing.

In fact, a Content Marketing Institute report points out that B2B marketers have ranked in-person events as a top 5 marketing tactic.

Marketers across industries can use the opportunity at trade shows to engage with customers, spread brand awareness, and nurture potential relationships turning them into leads and sales. But then the challenge becomes, how do you build on these successes to further your marketing goals after the event is over?

We’ve compiled a few ideas to help you get the most out of trade shows:

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Create Custom Reusable Bags for Marketing and Retail Use

Create Custom Reusable Bags for Marketing and Retail Use

One of the things that make custom reusable bags great promotional tools is that they are always working to promote your brand. They make your fans, clients and prospects into walking billboards for your brand. Add in the durability and ability to create something unique that represents your brand, and you have an ideal promotional piece for marketing and retail use. Creating one-of-a-kind, reusable bags lets you get your custom branded bags directly into your customers and prospects’ hands, and gives them the ability endorse your brand.

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