With stiff competition from every quarter, corporate houses and businesses are figuring out new marketing approaches to garner and to reach out to prospective customers. Print ads, audio visual ads and online ads definitely help businesses to promote themselves. However, a small gesture like giving out promotional gifts helps enterprises to get closer to their target audience and imprint their brand in the minds of the general public.
Brand awareness, the main aim of any advertising campaign or marketing strategy helps business ventures, big or small to be recognized by a large number of people. Promoting your company or business bluntly through advertisements will get you customers but doing it with promotional products gets you more customers. The recipients of the gifts will reciprocate your gesture by buying your products and becoming your endorsers.
Recognizing the target group of your company and marketing your products/brand/services to them helps you in amassing profits. Select promotional gifts that suit your target band. The item you distribute to the public must enhance your brand visibility and be useful too. Choose durable products that last for a longer period over the attractive and short-lived ones. Your chosen giveaways should remind your customers and the prospective ones of your brand/product.
You can give away items like promotional mugs, t-shirts, keyrings, calendars, notepads, caps, bags, fridge magnets, ice scrapers and pens, etc. Posters, leaflets and pamphlets are also distributed as gifts. Fun items like frisbees and foam hands are also used for promoting a brand. It is imperative to have your company’s logo, name, slogan and colour scheme on the body of the products.
They can be distributed to people at exhibition venues and crowded places like malls. You can enter into an understanding with the nearby radio station and give away these gifts as prizes, for trivia contests organized by the radio stations. You can sponsor community and sports events and distribute your giveaways as rewards. You can even give out these items for a fund raising event.
Dubbed as cost-effective marketing tools, these are known to suit any kind of budget. Being economical they are chosen by many companies and individuals to market their products/services along with traditional methods of marketing. The promotional gifts can range from a simple pen to Mp3 players. Irrespective of the gift you give, you are assured of greater prospects and better profits with this simple and innovative marketing move.