1.) Promotional Plastic Pens – Everyone needs a good pen and there are thousands of popular plastic pens on the market that will compliment your corporate branding very nicely. Have your logo printed on a good quality promotional pen in your corporate colours and ensure all your customers get some.
2.) Promotional Metal Pens – As everyone needs to write quite often, why not ensure your top clients have a nice metal gift pen with your company logo on it. If engraving space allows, make sure not to forget your web address.
3.) Printed Photo Mugs – These are some of the most popular mugs available. You can have your full colour logo or popular catalogue design printed from the handle all the way around the mug to the handle again.
4.) Screen Printed Earthenware Mugs – These are still the favourite. There are many different styles to choose from the simple but economic Sparta mug to the new and fashionable large latte mugs. Be sure to check them all out before placing an order.
5.) Trolley Token Keyrings – Don’t you hate arriving at the supermarket and realising you forgot to bring any change for the trolley? Ensure this never happens to your customers by gifting them a few logo embossed trolley token keyrings. Believe me, they will love your for it.
6.) Logo Printed Coasters – Economic but very much needed. Promotional coasters are just as popular in the board room as they are in pubs, clubs and restaurants.
7.) Jute Shopper Bags – We are all trying to do our bit for the environment. Giving your top customers a good quality heavy duty logo printed jute carrier bag for their weekly shops will go down a treat.
8.) Promotional Highlighters – Highlighters are different to other writing tools in that they are only used occasionally. They are kept safely in your customers top desk drawer ready for when they are required. As they are not used often, highlighters could stay there for months if not years promoting your brand all along the way.
9.) Promotional Sticky Notes – These go very well with promotional plastic pens. Your logo and details will be seen not only by your customer but by everyone who sees their notes stuck to the wall.
10.) Printed Note Pads – These work in a similar way to sticky notes but they are usually a little larger and used for more important notes. They are perfect for conferences and other meetings where it is important to promote your brand.
11.) Rulers – Everyone needs one from time to time. Print your logo and details on a nice ruler and it could stay with your customer for years.
12.) Sports Bottles – These are available in many sizes and colours. If you are planning an outdoor event or you just want to get your customers to drink more water, logo printed sports bottles are the perfect tool.
13.) Executive Business Card Holders – Stainless steel or fashionable translucent plastic card holders fit nicely in your customers’ pockets. Next time you hand a target customer your business card, gift them a logo engraved or printed card holder too.
14.) Promotional Calendars – There are calendars for almost every theme imaginable. If you cannot find a theme that is perfect for you, have a bespoke calendar designed. It is not expensive and will promote your business in a prime location all year round.
15.) Desktop Gifts – Get your logo on your customers desktops!
16.) Mouse Mats – Almost everyone uses one. Promote your brand with an attractively designed mouse mat that will stay on your customers desktop in clear view every day.
17.) Pen Pots – Give your customers there perfect logo printed container to hold those pens and highlighters you presented to them.
18. ) Paperweights – What can I say? Paperweights are heavy and should promote your brand for a very long time. Your logo engraved paperweight should find a happy home on your customers’ desktops.
19.) Paper Blocks – Promotional paper blocks are very popular desktop gifts. They are available in small 250 sheets blocks up to large 1000 sheet blocks. Each sheet of paper and the four sides can be personalised with your company details.
20.) Desk Calendars – When people think of promotional calendars they usually think about wall calendars. There are some very nice low cost calendars for the desktop that promote just as well.
21.) Desktop Mobile Phone Holders – These popular gifts are available in many different styles. You can choose from low cost cardboard phone holders to executive metal mobile phone holders. You may also be interested in seeing the many fun stress ball foam phone holders.
22.) Promotional Pencils – Pencils are used a lot in office environments. Make sure your customers have a few with your logo printing on them.
23.) Pencil Sharpeners – If you are giving your customers imprinted pencils, don’t forget the logo printed pencil sharpeners!
24.) USB Flash Drives – Let’s face it, we all need usb sticks nowadays. Why not give your customers a USB stick to use with your logo printed or engraved on it?
25.) USB Hubs USB hubs can sit happily on the desktop for years. They are used often and are the ideal gifts for your top clients.
26.) Web Buttons – These magical buttons sit on the desktop. They can be pre-programmed with your web address. When you customer pushes the button it takes their computer browser directly to your website.
27.) USB Fans – Simply excellent gifts for your customers in hot climates. USB fans are charged from the USB port of their computer or USB hub.
28.) PC Energy Saver Button – Press this desktop button and it instantly puts your PC into standby mode giving a 90% energy savings. These are perfect for eco friendly campaigns.
29.) USB Card Readers – Pictures and data can be easily transferred to your customers’ computers with these nifty gadgets.
30.) Outdoor Gifts – Outdoor promotions really get your business noticed by a lot of people.
31.) BBQ Sets – BBQ sets are perfect for top employees and customers. They work well as incentives and are available in low cost and pricy executive styles.
32.) Beach Towels – Perfect for open days and company picnics. Promotional towels promote your logo to everyone who sees the large woven logo on the top quality towel.
33.) Rain Panchos – Always nice to have when the skies open unexpectedly.
34.) Umbrellas – Available in many bright exciting colours, umbrellas work like walking billboards for your business. They are just as popular in built up city locations as they are on the golf course.
35.) Reflective Stickers – Always a good idea for children and adults. Reflective stickers are available in many shapes that can be stuck to clothing or bags to reflect car headlights.
36.) Reflective Armbands – These reflective straps fit tightly around the arm to reflect oncoming headlights and let drivers know you are there.
37.) Car Emergency Sets – Emergency sets are the perfect gift for your customers and employees who are on the road a lot. They are available in many different price brackets.
38.) Car Safety Torch – You never know when your car is going to break down. If your customers break down at night, they will be happy you gave them a handy car safety torch which features a wind-up mechanism and built in safety belt cutters and glass breakers.
39.) Inflatable Beach Balls – Give your customers more fun at the beach this year with inflatable balls. Your logo and be printed nice and large for all to see.
40.) Frisbees – Outdoor events become outdoor parties when the logo printed Frisbees come out!
41.) Fold-up Flying Discs – Just like Frisbees, think fold-up look-a-likes ar e a lot of fun and promote your brand very well.
42.) Letter Openers – Not all mail is email. I good quality executive metal letter opener will be kept in the desktop and used often for years.
43.) Watches Promotional watches are great gifts for clients and employees. Whether you are looking for stylish low cost plastic watches or a nice quality retirement watch, you will have loads to choose from.
44.) Clock Radios – In the age of the ipod, there are still many people who just want a good radio to keep them entertained at work and home.
45.) Personalised Sweets Sweets and chocolates are excellent gifts for your long time customers. Put a few in with your invoice or include a few with your next shipment of goods. These always go down well.
46.) Single Use Cameras – Single use camera are the perfect party gift at weddings, special events and award dinners. Print them with your logo and promote your brand in a big and fun way.
47.) T-shirts – Promotional t-shirts work like walking billboards for your brand. There are many styles and colours to choose from.
48.) Sweatshirts For those cold days it is nice to be able to reach for a nice sweatshirt. These gifts work as walking billboards too. You clients will love this gift!
49.) Promotional Stress Balls Squeeze those stresses away and ensure your customers do too. I love stress balls! They are low cost gifts that get used often and promote brands in a very fun and relaxing way!
50.) Promotional Calculators Everyone needs a calculator. Whether you give your customers and employees a handy pocket calculator or a heavy good quality desktop calculator, they will use your gift for years!
Promotional gifts are an excellent way to promote and build your brand. Have fun shopping and don’t be afraid to ask for samples!
By Dan Toombs