There are many options for branding a business – from pens to mugs to apparel – it all depends on the budget and how you plan to differentiate your business from your competitors. Below is a list of the top 10 most cost-effective promotional products that will do the trick without breaking the bank.
Pens and Stylus Pens
When it comes to cost-effective promotional giveaways, two products that make the top 10 lists is the traditional pen and stylus pen. The long-standing favorite product for business is the pen. Due to its low cost, its ease of distribution and its simple design, pens are a popular product of choice. One style in particular is the push button retractable pen for its affordability, while featuring a variety of tropical colored barrels with black rubber comfort grip, black clip and chrome tone tip, trim and push button. While pens are a long-standing favorite, today’s business consumers are moving to more hi-tech options. One product similar in cost and use is the iTwist stylus pen. The stylus pen is one of the most popular pens in the advertising industry, featuring an impressive metallic colored hourglass shaped barrel and capacitive stylus on top that works with Apple (iPad and iPhone), Android or any touch screen devices. These pens are also available in several eye-catching colors. The cost-effectiveness of these products makes them a great promotional giveaway!
Coffee Mug and Travel Tumbler
What other useful products make it to the list for promoting your business? Well, when you think of business, the thing that comes to mind is that first morning cup of coffee. Why not promote your business or company logo with a coffee mug or travel tumbler. The Economy Stoneware coffee mug is a perfect eco-friendly alternative to foam & plastic disposable cups. These ceramic coffee mugs are reusable, dishwasher safe and available in a variety of colors. Another option is the travel tumbler. Travel tumblers use a durable, double-wall stainless steel vacuum-sealed construction to store hot and cold beverages. Both options can easily be screen printed to brand your business with consumers and employees.
Sport Bottle and Beverage Insulator (Koozie)
Do you exercise or follow a favorite sports team? If the answer is yes, then two options available for branding your company is the sports bottle and beverage insulator, also known as a koozie or can holder. Sports bottle is a great way to brand your business with active consumers. This promotional product is useful for fitness clubs, camps, corporate gatherings, outdoor events, biking and running groups. While the can holder is perfect for that ice-cold can of beer at a baseball game or outdoor event. For groups and corporate events, the Pocket Can Coolie is a collapsible can holder, made with 5mm thick foam laminated with cloth on the inside and out. Your logo can be printed on both sides plus the bottom and each side can have it’s own unique imprint.
Tote Bag and Shopping Bag (Groceries)
With so many companies going green, a good option for earth-friendly consumers is the reusable and washable tote bag and the recyclable shopping bag. Tote bags can feature a large fashionable and economical non-woven style with color accented handles and bottom. This promotional product is perfect for all corporate events, trade shows, groceries, a day at the beach, travel and more. Similar to the tote bag, is the shopping bag (aka grocery bag) with reinforced bottom. The shopping bag is a great way to make any business “green.” The grocery bag will give all of your customers an easy way to help save the planet.
Smart Wallet and Promotional T-Shirts
Last but not least are two options that are customer favorites and very common for a promotional product, the smart wallet and t-shirts. Today’s consumers hold on to their cellular phones tighter than their wallets. For this reason, the Soft Silicone Cell Phone Wallet is a perfect promotional giveaway for today’s consumers. It has a real 3M adhesive backing, which securely holds 2-3 credit cards, a driver’s license, money, business cards, hotel room keycard, and more. It provides functionality and use while branding your business with a printed logo.
Lastly is the traditional promotional t-shirt. A prime example is the Gildan Heavy Cotton Classic Fit Adult T-Shirt. This t-shirt is made of 100% preshrunk cotton fabric, a classic tee that is perfect for trade-shows and corporate events.