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Promotional Lip Balm – Helping Keep Lips Moist While Promoting Brand Awareness

Not that many companies think up of original ideas for promotional items and the use of a promotional lip balm is as original as they come. Using a lip balm or lip salve as a promotional item is ideal for companies that have services that take people outdoors or when they have products that are meant for the outdoors like sports gear and such. You can capitalize on this promotional idea by using these lip protecting products for your own marketing purposes.

Unique Kinds of Promotional Lip Balm Ideas

When you use a promotional lip balm for your marketing ideas, you can actually use these together with other promotional products that have the same kind of purpose or usage. For example, you can package this with a sunblock lotion, sun visor, and a protective umbrella, all of which are products made for sun protection. Here are a few more ideas you can use with a promotional lip salve:

  • You can pair this lip balm with a pair of inexpensive sunglasses for a double protection package from the sun.
  • You can also pair your lip salve and your sunblock lotion with a beach ball or beach towel for beach purposes.
  • A wide brimmed hat can also come with your flavored lip balm and you can place this in a see-through plastic bag with a pair of rubber flip-flops that have your logo or company name on it.
  • Another worthwhile idea that includes a promotional lip balm is one where you can collect all of the different colors and flavors that your company has to offer. You can avail of one lip salve for a minimum purchase or for a certain product purchase.

Different Kinds of Lip Balms

You can use lip balms in different flavors for this campaign of yours and these flavors come in many different colored tubes that have your company name or logo on them. These can even become collectibles if you print different mascots on each tube or flavor type and you can also have the top made in a novel form like the fruit flavor the balm.

  • Another idea for your lip salve marketing giveaways would be to have these as convenient attachments for key chains or have them made into key chains themselves.
  • You can also make these promotional lip balms into prime items if you use branded balms for your giveaway choices and have these given away for people who accumulate a certain amount of purchases from you or if they buy a particular product from your line.

Online Promotion – Simple Promotion Ideas Can Make an Online Business Grow

What is it that lets the majority of business owners online that fail get into that kind of situation in the first place even though they may have a perfectly good product or service to offer? Generally speaking it is a lack of visitors to their website, but not just any old visitor. What a business needs online to survive is a constant flow of qualified visitors.

There are Many Ways to Get Qualified Website Visitors but some ways are Easier than Others

There are many forms and variations as to how these visitors can be gained, but there are equally important key factors that need to be thought of if a business online is to survive. One such factor is that in order to continually grow a business on the Internet an owner must always be promoting.

If there is a time when their dedication is lapse then their business and rewards will slow as well. By continually promoting a business it will gradually rise to the surface and beyond.

A good way to promote would be by creating a promotion plan, which includes various types of targeted traffic providers so that the visitors will be funnelled through a feeder system to a main promotion tool or tools and then that tool or tools are directed towards the target website.

By promoting in this fashion the new members within the funnelling system will be increasing the website owners own efforts ten-fold, which will provide the website with much more traffic than can be secured by promoting alone.

Then there is the choice as to whether to use free traffic generating systems or paid for ones or even an equal balance of the two. One thing is for sure, whenever using any traffic provision system it is always a good idea to get used to it and understand it before linking it up with any others.

It doesn’t matter how long it takes to setup a traffic magnet, but what is important is that it will be able to provide the visitors a website needs for many years to come…

Are You Wasting Your Money? Check Your Junk Drawer for Promotional Merchandise Insights

All of us have received promotional items at some point in our lives. Promotional merchandise includes “give away” items that businesses gift their customers and/or prospective clients. These items will have a business logo and contact information printed on them.

As small business owners, most of us realize how important giving away promo items can be for our long-term advertising campaigns. The problem is knowing what to give.

From imprinted ballpoint pens that you can buy in bulk for less than fifty cents each to old world style globes with fancy brass stands imprinted with your company information, there is promotional merchandise to fit into just about any business budget. Personally, I feel that the usability of a promotional item is much more important than the cost.

If it is something that your client will never use or look at, the promotional item is probably a waste of money. What you want is something that will continually remind your customer or prospect of your business. Before spending a cent, there’s a good way to figure out if you will be flushing money down the drain with your promotions: Check your junk drawer.

I personally do not know anyone who does not have a “junk drawer” – that depository of stuff that you don’t quite feel right about throwing away because it was either a gift or it might be useful sometime in the future. I actually have two junk drawers: One is full of rubber bands, twist-its, straws, a collection of ketchup packets, and other crud that I’ll use every once in awhile or will throw out at the end of each year. The other one is full of key chains, little calculators, and refrigerator magnets that I’ve received from various local businesses. I guess you could call this my “promotional merchandise junk drawer.”

Why are they in the junk drawer? I never use them. Take a look at your own junk drawer and you’ll discover a bunch of cheap promotional items that you’ll never use. Herein is the key to what sorts of promotional items you should or should not be buying.

Giveaways that I use all the time are calendars and pens. These promotional products are not very expensive; yet, they are practical and something that your clients will appreciate and actually use. Other practical promotional merchandise that people will use on a continual basis includes USB flash drives, mouse pads, sticky pads and memo pads.

You might find that caps are an affordable promotional product that your customers appreciate. Just about anyone is going to wear a cap or hat at some point, so these promotions might come in handy for your customers.

Your promotional products should also have some bearing or relevancy for your business. For example, it would be a bit odd if a mining company gave cute little cosmetic kits as its promotional merchandise.

There are thousands of things that can be printed with your business logo or information and, of course, thousands of unique promotional ideas you can grab for your advertising campaign. The main things to consider are (a) the cost and (b) if your prospects will use your promotional gift or toss it in the junk drawer. Since the whole point of giving away merchandise is to promote your business, you want something that will continuously advertise your business to your client. A ballpoint pen with your company information has a higher chance of pulling in more business for you than a hot pink t-shirt that’s way too small for that ex-Marine client your consulting business has been courting.