Great Marketing Idea – Mouse Pad, Calendar, Memo Pad

What is the one thing almost everyone has on their desk? I would think a mouse pad is almost universal followed closely by a memo pad and a calendar. What if you could send your clients all three in one package? The answer is the Note Paper Calendar Mouse Pad. One supplier that I have…

Sneak Preview on a Great Holiday Marketing Idea

When is the right time to advertise Christmas promotional ideas? When the deadline is only weeks away. If you are looking for a way to “Spread Cheer & Build Your Brand” at the same time then customized, candy, cookie or donut boxes are the answer. Give yourself or your reps a reason to get out…

Great Marketing Idea For Halloween

Halloween is one of the bigger holiday events of the year and a great time to take treats to clients and prospects. If you want to make a great, lasting impression you need to deliver treats in a customized donut, candy or cookie box. Call Mike at 800-568-8338 for more information or to place your…

Unique Branding for Your Product and Services

Nothing builds relationships better than food and I promise you will be remembered when you deliver treats in a custom printed Donut, Cookie, Candy, Bagel or Candy Box! Just visit my online store at Thanks a Dozen to view all of the standard products we offer or call me at 800-568-8338 to discuss any of…

It’s Time To Get Credit For Bringing Donuts

How many times have you taken donuts into an office only to have the receptionist take them to the coffee room and the only person who knows you brought them is the receptionist? Have you ever taken donuts to a meeting, had half of them left over only to have the box taken away to…

Breaking the Ice

I found this great web site where you can make your own newspaper clipping and made a few up for fun, but recently I used the idea with a prospect I had not met, but who had been referred to me. I came with a great reference, but the prospect is very busy so to…

8 Great Giveaway Ideas

Realtor Magazine Online had an excellent article on Giveaway Ideas for Realtors, but they apply to most businesses and professionals. Potholders and house-shaped refrigerator magnets which were a staple giveaway in the past have given way to items that are unique, creative, and fun. Choose items that are appropriate for your target prospects and fit…

Loyalty Programs – Good Dog

A Loyalty Program is a way of encouraging customers to use your product or service over and over again and as a way of rewarding them for their positive behaviour. (I actually do sound like a dog trainer) The most obvious loyalty programs are found at coffee shops, pet food stores and grocery stores, but…

Memo Pads as Giveaways

I am a strong believer in two marketing concepts; give-to-get marketing and refrigerator marketing. When I work with Realtors I always include a memo or note pad in their marketing mix as these address both concepts. Clients and prospects appreciate something of value (give-to-get) and they stay around as long as there are pages in…

Email Stationery – A Must for Marketing

Why do professionals, companies and organizations spend so much money on their logos, colors and branding and then send text emails? Would they send a letter on plain paper? Of course not. So given the option of sending a plain text email with no personality whatsoever or sending an email that makes a positive impact…

Nothing Says Thank You Like a Dozen Donuts

I am always looking for new ways to impress clients and spread the branding as far as possible and I think a new company called Thanks A Dozen has a great idea. The idea is simple. They will customize and brand donut, bagel, cookie, candy, pizza & tissue box sleeves that continue to sell your…

Give-to-Get Marketing – Promotional Items They Can Use

There are more promotional items for sale than you can shake a stick at, but what really works? What can you provide a client that has value? Here are a few ideas that you might want to consider: For Realtors to give clients: Are your clients in their 40’s or older? Magnifiers are great for…