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[17 Sep 2009 | 106 Comments | ]

Get your customers to keep coming back for more.  Customize your business cards to include personalized backside printing with some sort of incentive offer.  For example, you could leave room on the backside for 6 empty squares and add a message that says “Receive a stamp for each purchase you make. After 6 purchases, get the 7th FREE!”  You can use custom stamps to fill in each square as your loyal customers start returning for more.  What an easy and effective way to build a loyal customer base.

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[2 Sep 2009 | 201 Comments | ]

I know its still early September.  But guess what, Christmas will be here before you know it!  Sometimes I find myself surfing the web and I get a little ansy for Christmas and start doing some browsing for christmas related sites.  I mostly look for different Christmas cards I can design and send to my relatives.  I also catch myself looking at little viral videos from time to time as well, for example, this Christmas lights video.  The point here is that it’s never too early to start thinking about …

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[21 Aug 2009 | 162 Comments | ]

Ever wonder where you can find cheap signage materials for your growing company?  Custom posters are a great way to advertise your message in a quick, efficient, and cheap way.  You can add company logos and/or photos, deliver your message in a simple yet direct way, and best of all you saved yourself money in the advertising with your online custom poster printing.  Call out sales, promotions, clearance events and you’ll find it easy to attract customers to your business!

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[29 Oct 2008 | 2 Comments | ]

1.  Your Fundraising Orgnization Needs an Internet Presence

Let’s face it, every organization that needs to raise money from the public needs to stay in the public eye in a positive way. Today a website and Social Media Marketing (SMM) on sites such as Facebook and Twitter allow organizations the opportunity to do just that. Quality web hosting companies can provide causes with great web features to promote their values such as “leave a comment” sections after articles about organizational efforts and events.

 
By creating social space for your cause, you can …

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[22 Sep 2008 | One Comment | ]

Custom Rubber Stamps add Personality and a Small Business Feel to Your Communications
 
Rubber stamps can add a great small business look to your marketing materials. Show you’re proud of your small business by not trying to look like a big business and by showing off your products. For example, you can create package headers and labels that look home-spun and rustic to sell your handcrafted jewelry designs or other items.

Quality, customized rubber stamps can be ordered easily and cheaply to meet the exact needs of your small business. Self-inking …

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[11 Sep 2008 | One Comment | ]

Stamps for Start Ups

Rubber address stamps are perfect for start up and small businesses. The budget is very limited when businesses are just beginning or are very small, plus the location may be temporary. This way, rubber stamps can be used to place the return address on business envelopes and other stationery before the company is established with a more permanent address. Rubber stamps offer good value for their low cost because a quality self-inking rubber stamp can be used thousands of times before needing re-inking.

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[1 Sep 2008 | 2 Comments | ]

Customers Appreciate Being Appreciated

It’s no secret that customers like to be thanked for their business and appreciate knowing that a company they’ve dealt with for years really values having them as a customer. Something as simple as “Thank you for your business” or “We care about customer service” placed stylishly on an attractive pen can help retain a current customer.

Studies show it cost much less to retain present customers than acquire new customers. You could even create a mail promotion with a customer appreciation theme and include a complimentary …

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[22 Aug 2008 | No Comment | ]

Low Cost Marketing Technique that Still Works Today

More than ever, it’s easy to find good quality, low cost customized pens that help you market your small business. The more pens you need, the lower your price will be. Pens are lightweight and don’t take up much space, so they’re perfect for handing out anywhere. Don’t just offer people your promotional pens at trade shows and events; get your company name out to potential customers on a regular basis. It’s as simple as asking a person in your doctor’s waiting room: …

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[19 Aug 2008 | No Comment | ]

Customized Event T-Shirts Look Professional

When you design a t-shirt especially for your event, it becomes a part of the event in a professional way. Use colors and a style that fits in with the other promotional materials you use for the event. Consistent branding is always important when marketing anything. If you’ll have a booth at the event, consider constructing your area so that you can hang the shirts at the top to gain attention. Each t-shirt customized with your message and/or name serves as a mini poster.

Whether you’re giving …

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[3 Aug 2008 | No Comment | ]

Mini Billboards

Giving out promotional t-shirts with your company name and information on them means that when worn, the shirts are like mini walking billboards that promote your business. Customized business t-shirts can also create mini billboard-like attention when displayed in the window of retail companies or hung in a trade show booth. A sign promoting an offer to receive a t-shirt when a product or service is purchased could accompany the displayed shirts to help bring people into the store.

If Promotional T-Shirts are Wearable, People Will Keep Them

People tend to …