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

“I have a dream…”

Promotional Frisbees – Take Flight

image of multicoloured promotional frisbees“I have a dream…” that one day I will break free from the shackles that bind me to this desk and my commitment to a pension fund.” This year I looked at my LinkedIn profile and was saddened by my title – “Sales Manager” (of what, and who cares?!). You’d think that after nearly 50 years of revolving round the sun, I’d have amounted to more than someone who “manages sales”…well, that’s how I feel… 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

Tartan Pants and White Shoes

Custom T Shirts for the Fashionista

image of a custom t shirtIt’s a dilemma of mine before every social engagement as to what cloth I’ll drape over my tired and sagging frame…Gees, that sounds awful!!! The level of self disrespect for my carcass which has transported me through almost half a century of fun and frivolity…. Continue reading

Instant Desert Appeal

Promotional Water Pouches – a New Invention?

picture or a few colourful promotional water pouchesSometimes I sit at my desk and pluck a promotional product off the shelf to write about. I sit, staring at it’s form, acknowledging it’s function and the value it adds to our lives, from a practical viewpoint and as a marketing aid. Sometimes it takes a few cups of coffee to kick-start the cerebral cortex into bitch-slapping my hippocampus and forming a cohesive argument as to why a promotional mug makes perfect sense for B2B or B2C.

What my inner seahorse has to do with that thought process is beyond me…  Continue reading

Are you a “Sheep”?

Printed T Shirts – Preferably Cotton, not Wool

picture of a crazy printed t shirt In a world of mass-production and consumption, there is a growing trend towards bespoke designs and individual expressionism – sound wanky? Perhaps but are you yourself a “sheep”? Are you so indoctrinated by societal pressure that you wear the prescribed suit and tie to work, jeans and nike t shirt at home, whilst walking the labrador with 2.2 kids in tow around your standard suburban estate flocked with Ford Falcons and Commodores? Continue reading

The Lost Opportunities

It Starts with Takeaway Cups

promo takeaway cupsSitting in a cafe observing life as new tyres are fitted to my car. I used to work in a restaurant/cafe/bar and picked up a few valuable life skills and tips along the way – like how to draw the perfect cup of tea, how to express a decent cup of coffee and how to negotiate with angry customers. Continue reading

Going Slightly Potty

Get Greenfingers with Promotional Seedpots

image of promo seed potsPoint of Difference: “going slightly potty” is quite different to “I go potty”, as is “I’m going to get promotional seedpots“… Let’s assume the later is on your mind – and consider some of the benefits coming to those who decide to invest in old, arable technology! Continue reading