Sweet Chaotic Serendipity

Printed Rulers – Nothing Squigley Here

image of three promotional rulersI’m not one to draw straight lines at the best of times – as soon as I left school, I headed into a life of wild abandon; favouring the unpredictability that chance bestows upon us. Heard of the Chaos Theory? Well, it’s not the most reliable way of governing your life – all of life’s moments flow on from an initial action, like the butterfly effect, and you have to accept all the consequences as sweet serendipity. It is a lifestyle suited to the young and reckless – no matter what awful things happen in life and how tragedy unfolds, it’s all in the bigger scheme of things. Human intervention is negligible and part of the bigger plan if you will. Continue reading

Start the BBQ!

Printed Pens…Again!

picture of banner printed pensHere we go again! If I’ve written once about printed pens, I’ve written a dozen times about them! Or is that the case? You see, as a promotional product, pens are so numerous and diverse, and by extension, no two blog articles could ever be the same. No two recipient offices could be the same – one of our clients chose a banner printed pen (the body of the pen contains a furled banner on which is printed all your important messages) and delivered it to two sets of his customers. Continue reading

Set Your Dress Code

Embroidered Polo Shirts for Stress Reduction

image of a promotional polo shirtHow you dress for work says a lot about you and the existing workplace culture. In one of my former careers, I was a desk-bound clerk in a Gov office. It was an interesting experience observing my colleagues arriving for work in a myriad of differing dress codes. From formal smart-office (tie and open collar) down to tee shirts and everything inbetween, we actually rep-resented a rabble (having so set dress code). Until, that is, endorsed and subsidised embroidered polo shirts were introduced. Continue reading

Bang per Buck

Promotional Calculators Start Adding Up

picture of a promotional calculatorChances are that you, a colleague, a client or customer will use a calculator at some stage in the near future…and the chances are they’ll scrounge around aimlessly in the their desk drawer and fail to work out the calculator on their mobile phone.The figures will still need adding up and there’ll be a lot of head scratching and cursing words. Continue reading

Big Game Changers

Branded USB Promotional Products

picture of usb drives in a lanyardUSB devices are by far one of the biggest game changers in the Promotional Products industry of late. Their cost effective technology has meant savvy business owners and marketers can now buy a really useful piece of modern office kit in large numbers and even brand their logo or message on its’ side. Continue reading

Build IT

Promotional Power Banks for the Organised

picture of a promotional power bank for mobile phones and tablets“Build it and they will come”…no sooner had Sony, Apple and Samsung created a wonderful range of smart phones that have revolutionised the world (literally in some Countries) but the world realised their power-hungry screens drained their batteries pretty quickly. Continue reading

Part of Being Human

De-Stress with Anti Stress Toys

picture of a Samford Tennis Club promotional anti stress ballI’ve always regarded stress as a normal and essential part of being human, as though that constant hum in the background is needed to maintain one’s sense of awareness.
We all experience it to some extent – if you didn’t, you’d be dead to the world…. Continue reading

Gen Y Ending her Phonecall: “…OK.”

USB Phone Charger Kit and Caboodle

image of a usb powered phone charger kitSo, your mobile phone is flat again? And you also forgot to charge your Powerbank? And don’t tell me, your charging adaptor is at home and none of your swanky colleagues has an “old, retro” plug for an iPhone 4s? Think you’re alone in this quandry? Not on your Nellie! Continue reading

The Upside for Dogs

Make Your Mark with Branded Pens

Picture of Two Promotional PensIt’s a rather depressing fact that as human beings we don’t live terribly long lives….and if you were a dog, good luck if you get 12 years. The upside for dogs is being unaware of their impending doom – every day like the last till it all slows down and you can’t hear or see and taste as well as before, joints get sore, tail don’t wag as much… Continue reading