It is back to school time! From haircuts to the first day of school outfits, it is a familiar season that everyone knows far too well. Teachers are organizing their desks and collecting their lesson plans, principals are preparing the first-day assembly. What can set your school apart from others and create a sense of community that every student is urging to feel?
Having personalized pencils or other school supplies with text such as “I am part of Mrs. Torrence’s 2nd grade class” or “Hardworking Student of Hillside Elementary” can create a sense of belonging that students appreciate.
For some children, school supplies are not affordable for their family. Although a pencil seems like such a small gesture, for the child that doesn.t have a pencil on the first day of school, you have just made their world so much brighter.
While you can say your message with words, you can also portray the feeling behind that message with different colors!
Marketers and advertisers have been using the psychology of colors for a long time to help reinforce their brand image. Our new shop by colors pages organizes all of our promotional items by the colors in which they are available so you can quickly narrow down your options by the feeling you are trying to portray.
Our Shop Red page is perfect for those looking to portray energy, passion, desire, and confidence. Red can also stimulate an appetite; so for all of those restaurants and food businesses, red is for you!
Our Shop Orange page is perfect for those adventurous ones full of enthusiasm! Orange has also been associated with giving off affordable and creative vibes.
Our society today is extremely mobile. Conference calls happen while you’re driving to the airport with your headset on. Emails are replied while you’re pumping gas, and business hours are no longer limited from 8 to 5. The biggest facilitator in this cultural shift was the introduction of internet capabilities on wireless devices such as smartphones, tablets, and computers.
Most people use one smartphone for both their work and personal use. But what happens when you’re on an important call, you see a text message from one of your family members come through, and then you notice that your battery icon is displaying that little red sliver notifying you that you.re down to the dangerous 3%. You shouldn’t have to be put in that situation of choosing between finishing the call or replying to your family member before the battery runs out. And until the bionic battery with a 300 active hour charge life is invented, this is a situation that almost everyone will continue to face on a regular basis.
A whopping 150 million hot dogs will be smothered in ketchup, mustard, grilled onions and peppers. Smoke from grills will fill backyards spanning the 3.79 million square miles of our country. Fireworks will decorate the night sky with bright colors and their smoky paths. Memories will be made and laughter will be shared as 41 million Americans enjoy the hospitality of a friends. home this Independence Day.
While the Fourth of July is an iconic American holiday, remembering our independence and all the sacrifice it took to achieve it is far from a lighthearted topic. Our country, the land of the free and the home of the brave, came at a high cost. Patriotism has been well earned and is well deserved from every United States Citizen.
Not every company can have their logo on a banner that.s flying off the back of a jet on a bright, summer day. Few can have messages written in smoke, displaying their company slogan for thousands and thousands of people to see. Thankfully, there are more affordable options to effectively promote your company during the summertime.
National Pen has gathered about 30 products that are perfect for summertime and ideal for your marketing budget. Whether these products are in the hands of your loyal customers, enthusiastic employees or potential clients, these summer promotional products give your company 30+ reasons to love summer. When else do you have the opportunity to give away fun beach mats with your brand name?
If pens are the only promotional items to come to your mind, then our new Shop by Industry page is just for you! Because you specialize in a specific field or industry, we specialize in out-of-the-box marketing thinking! We created a variety of promotional items that are industry specific for four of our largest industries.
As much as we wanted to help you design the blueprints of your next big project, we thought we would be more useful helping you with the marketing. I hope your blueprints came out as awesome as our brand new Construction Page! We found items like a 6 in 1 Screwdriver, a Hard Hat Stress Reliever, and a Koozie 6-Pack Kooler lunch bag that we thought are perfect for your industry that can be branded with your company name AND we put them all in one spot!
Baseball games, the Fourth of July, late night bonfires, summer soirs, can you feel the essence of summer? The common theme in all of these events is the cold libations. However, there.s no summer killer like warm beer. While ice coolers are great to initially chill the beverage, there aren’t many options once the can has been cracked or the bottle has been opened. A cold beverage is such an essential aspect of any summer event and people rarely obtain these beverage cooling items on their own. Don’t you want to be responsible for keeping the summer festivities alive?
Summer is the perfect time to transition your promotional items to the beverage cooling category. Your clients and employees will appreciate that your company went that extra effort to provide the chill and keep the party going.
Work a sunny and fun marketing angle with customized summertime beach balls from National Pen
Promotional marketing tools are an important component of any marketing manager.s toolkit – so why invest in customized beach balls this time of year? And, how can these entertaining gifts help you to increase sales and customer loyalty? For obvious reasons, this time of year draws a distinct connection to outdoor activities like picnics in the park and days at the beach. The late spring and early summer season are perfect for getting out and moving around at parks, playgrounds, sporting events and more.
Beach balls make tremendous marketing tools, no matter how you categorize your industry or business line, and they are perfect for your upcoming, warm-weather marketing campaign. Think about a local baseball team.s summer afternoon game . a beach ball playfully dancing among the spectators. Or, consider your own family outing to the beach and the resulting good times that are had when your custom beach ball is swatted around on the sand. There are so many venues that are perfect for having fun with a beach ball, and a customized unit from National Pen will help you market your business while the recipients are simply having fun.
In honor of National Small Business Week – help drive additional focus towards your small business by revamping your promotional marketing plan
In 1963, the Small Business Administration (SBA) began officially recognizing the incredibly powerful role that small businesses play in our economy by launching a National Small Business Week campaign. Often held during the spring, this week is dedicated to the entrepreneurs, leaders, and dreamers that so often comprise the ranks of small businesses in America.
According to the SBA: Activities will include forums and panels discussing trends in small business, business innovation, financing, growth, matchmaking events, as well as networking opportunities and award ceremonies.