Proper advertising and creating ad campaigns play a very important role in profiteering in business, as it helps not only in hiking the sales but also helps in creating a market presence. Every business thrives only if there is enough market traction, which comes from recognizability. When people recognize a certain brand and its products, they tend to tell others of them as well. This creates a chain reaction of word of mouth and also helps in bringing in more leads.
Out of many advertising and marketing instruments, merchandise and promotional products play a very important part. One can find various types of products like pens, mugs, pen stands, diaries, planners, Bluetooth speakers, etc. which can be used for promotional purposes. The companies can easily print the name of the business and the logo on these items. These are not only great for giving to the customers, but also are great to be given to the clients, suppliers, and dealers.
Some of the Advantages of using Promotional Products are listed below:
Goodwill and better customer connection
A loyal customer cannot be earned in a single day and is usually a long process, in which a proper connection needs to build. To make a long term relationship with a customer and also to make sure that they go around and refer your brand to their closed ones, you need to leave a strong imprint in the mind. What can be a better way to build a relationship than by giving away gifts and prizes through various initiatives like games and challenges. These customers and clients will directly help in increasing the sales of the brands.
Invoke brand loyalty
As they say, everybody loves something free now and then. So when a customer gets a gift they get excited and happy about and tend to show more interest in the brand even after the transaction is over. Therefore, it can be said that the gifts and merchandise invoke a certain amount of loyalty as they tend to compare other brands with yours. Also, a good gift will always bring in more customers and will help in piquing their interest in the brand and the products the brand offer.
Stand apart from the rest
The first step is always to choose a good quality and thought-provoking merchandise to be given out. Ones an interesting and attractive promotional product is chosen, it can be assured that it will leave an impression in the customer’s mind. Seeing the merchandise the customer and the new customers will automatically remember your brand. Having a product with the logo of your company will not only help in brand awareness, but will also help in invoking a sense of interest among the customers about the brand.
Using promotional products can be counted at some of the most cost-effective ways of advertising. The product used in these types of campaigns is usually less expensive and when one orders for a whole lot of units, the discounts you get are huge. TV ads, print ads, banners, hoardings, etc, can all be quite expensive and also does not guarantee a lasting impression. People may watch a TV commercial, but they will forget within a few hours or a few days. But when they will be gifted a mug with a brand logo on it, they will see the big every day and thus leaving a lasting impression in much lower cost.