Promotional gifts can make your internet business a cut above the rest. No matter how aesthetically pleasing your website is, it will not reach customers without an added personal touch. To make your internet business truly connect with customers, and gain their confidence, consider distributing promotional items to your customers. There are a variety of ways to make your customers trust your internet business with promotional gifts.
One major obstacle internet businesses face is building trust with customers. Often, older customers are wary about providing personal information over the internet due to crimes like identity theft. So, your business needs to create confidence with customers and build trust with them. Before customers purchase anything from your business, they need to feel assured that your internet business is legitimate.
If you need to add professionalism to your business, then try giving out promotional conference folders or elegant pen sets to customers. To intrigue your customers, maybe you can simply have them enter a contest for your internet business. The grand prize can be a complete gift set full of promotional items, such as leather conference folders, a pen set and mug. However, you can give a gift to every customer just for entering the contest. Promotional plastic pens make great gifts that can be given out in bulk to every customer you value.
You can even take promoting your business with promotional items one step further. Instead of just printing your company phone number, address, or fax number on promotional gifts, try printing your company website on the promotional gifts. Other creative ideas are to print a blog website address, Facebook Like page or Twitter username on promotional gifts. Utilize as much social media as you can, in addition to promotional products, and your internet business will increase traffic as soon as a few days.
If your company hosts a blog, you can also engage your audience on a blog with promotional gifts. Come up with creative contests in which your audience comes up with the best humorous Youtube commercial featuring your company. You can then award anything from a cool stress toy to a mouse mat for the winner with the best Youtube commercial.
When trying to increase traffic for your internet business, think outside of the box and consider some fresh ideas. Using promotional merchandise such as stress toys, mouse mats, or pen sets to promote your internet business can be just the marketing strategy your company needed to increase traffic.
Posted by Dan Toombs