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Why Your Eco-Friendly Promotional Merchandise is Great

March 12, 2021 11:33 am Published by Comments Off on Why Your Eco-Friendly Promotional Merchandise is Great

Eco-friendly promotional merchandise is here and it’s here to stay. And we’re so excited. Because promotional merchandise products that are good for the environment are win-win for, well, everyone. Firstly, your brand looks fantastic. By choosing more sustainable, reusable, environmentally friendly merch, your clients will know that you’re a great brand to work with. More caring, trusting.  You’ll also feel happier by knowing that you’re helping the planet with your greener choices. That’s why we thought we’d share some environmental facts with you to show exactly how your eco-friendly promotional merchandise initiative is better for this planet we call home than say, regular plastic merch.   It’s time to make the right choice, the choice to promote green. Branded Reusable...

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9 Branded Gifts You’ll Love This Valentine’s Day

January 22, 2021 12:02 pm Published by Comments Off on 9 Branded Gifts You’ll Love This Valentine’s Day

This year it’s more important than ever to show your team, your colleagues, and even your loved ones how much you appreciate them. However, this second lockdown means we can’t easily give gifts in person. That’s why this Valentine’s Day, show people just how much you care with a brilliant gift in the post. Think back to the last time you received a surprise parcel in the mail. Wasn’t it exciting? This Valentine’s Day share the excitement with clients and colleagues alike by sending amazing gifts straight to their door. Be it chocolates, cupcakes, or maybe even a fancy hamper. Check out our Valentine’s Day merchandise favourites that can easily be posted – they’re brilliant. Brilliant Valentine’s Day Merchandise Ideas...

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Merchandise Webstores

January 13, 2021 9:49 am Published by Comments Off on Merchandise Webstores

The Dreaded Merchandise Store Cupboard Managing this treasure trove of physical resources can become a full time job. People always need whatever is at the back of the cupboard urgently and handing over the key can result in a kind of ‘reverse Marie Kondo’ leaving your neatly organised space looking a little like it’s been ransacked. Re-organising the cupboard and stock taking are probably not going to be at the top of a marketing team’s priority list and this makes keeping track very difficult and time consuming. For some organisations  with limited office space, the sheer volume of merchandise means that there simply isn’t enough storage especially during event season. Have you ever found yourself having to tunnel through cardboard...

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Virtual Sales Kick Off Ideas

December 17, 2020 12:18 pm Published by Comments Off on Virtual Sales Kick Off Ideas

With some good planning and a little creativity it’s possible to set your team up for success with a virtual sales kick off this year. Energize Your Team Get your team involved from the start by giving them ownership of some elements of the kick off. Ask them organise a fun interactive warm up game or quiz. Sales Kick Off Strategy Communication This is where we get down to the serious business of looking at the year ahead and communicating our plans and goals. Maximum focus and attention are required here. Equip your attendees with some decent noise cancelling headphones to cut out distraction. Encourage them to jot down questions during the presentation and ask them at the end. Team...

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30 Cool Merchandise Ideas for Cosy Winter Evenings

December 4, 2020 4:29 pm Published by Comments Off on 30 Cool Merchandise Ideas for Cosy Winter Evenings

What does your perfect evening at home look like? Is it a hot chocolate in your favourite mug? Or watching your favourite film? Is it playing games with the family? Or going on a long, wintery walk? Whatever your perfect evening in looks like, we’ve got 30 amazing merchandise ideas for all your cosy winter evening needs. From evenings in playing board games, to self-care luxury goods. We’ve got some great suggestions for speakers, too, to make your home cinema even more fantastic.  And why not check out our amazing range of warm clothing? Perfect for cold, wintery walks. Of course, what makes these ideas even better is that they can all be branded with your logo, bringing your brand...

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How to engage your virtual attendees

November 24, 2020 7:31 pm Published by Comments Off on How to engage your virtual attendees

Get your promotional merchandise to do the work for you. People really appreciate a branded gift and can’t help wanting to reciprocate. A virtual event is the perfect setting to reap a return on your promotional merchandise investment. It can also be a great way to add value for your sponsors. BEFORE THE EVENT Collect data in exchange for a pre-event gift box. An online form can collect all sorts of valuable data about your attendees and their buying habits/budgets/current needs which will help you market to them later. An incentive will do a great job of persuading people to share this information! Here are a few ideas for potential contents: Branded Chocolate Countdown Calendar Everyone loves a chocolate advent...

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6 Eco-Friendly Promotional Merchandise Ideas for a Pandemic

November 19, 2020 4:52 pm Published by Comments Off on 6 Eco-Friendly Promotional Merchandise Ideas for a Pandemic

Just because we’re in a pandemic doesn’t mean the environment doesn’t need our help anymore. That’s why we’ve gathered some cool ideas for eco-friendly merchandise options specifically for during the pandemic, so you can help do your part to be greener in this crazy year we’ve been having. Why Choose Eco-Friendly Merchandise During a Pandemic? I think we’ve all seen those haunting images of disposable facemasks in the sea, right? It’s up to us to make informed, greener choices to ensure the environment is continued to be protected, whilst still protecting ourselves. What is Eco-Friendly Merchandise? Whether it’s sustainable, reusable, or recyclable items you’re looking for, by understanding the terminology of the eco-friendly industry, you can make more informed choices...

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Top Suggestions for New Starter Packs

November 11, 2020 11:02 am Published by Comments Off on Top Suggestions for New Starter Packs

If you’re looking for some great suggestions for your new starter packs to make that all-important great first impression please get in touch and tell us about your brand. Here are a few of our most popular choices to get you started. Notebook and Pen With so much information to digest from day 1 a notebook and pen will be essential and will also add a feeling of nostalgia, remember that new exercise book on first day of term? Deluxe flexible notebook with a coloured edge and elastic to match your brand colours. This can be printed with full colour artwork and will make a great addition to any home work station. Low cost metal pen with a high...

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Virtual Onboarding

November 11, 2020 10:51 am Published by Comments Off on Virtual Onboarding

Starting an office based job at a new organisation is daunting at the best of times but in the current climate with most office based people working from home there is little opportunity to get to know  colleagues, ask questions and become familiar with company culture. Human beings naturally adapt to their environment and as company culture usually comes together within a space it’s important to remember to keep it alive whilst working from home. Here are a few tips to help make the transition as smooth as possible for on-boarding your new starters. Pre-joining preparation Make sure that new starters have everything that they need well before the start date. This includes technology set up, all the necessary information...

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5 Amazing Virtual Event Ideas

November 5, 2020 4:12 pm Published by Comments Off on 5 Amazing Virtual Event Ideas

What better way to welcome in the 2nd lockdown than with some amazing virtual event ideas, and we’ve got you covered.   It’s become more important than ever to keep your office morale high, even if you’re not technically in your office. One way to do that is through some wonderful virtual events. Ones that’ll keep your colleagues feeling connected, feeling part of the team, even at a distance. Why Virtual Events Are a Great Idea Think: your weekly Friday night trip to the pub at the end of the road, but over Zoom. Virtual events are the perfect way to build and maintain connections within your team at a distance. They’re also great if you’ve had some new starters...