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Need in some ideas for gifts

    • 355 posts
    July 23, 2007 9:37 AM EDT

    Hi beeboobe,

     

    A standard gift is note pads with your company’s contact information and logo.  All business people use note pads so it keeps your business name always in front of your potential customers.  Baseball caps with your company logo or name are also popular.  Ink pens are another common gift itdea.

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    June 14, 2013 9:06 AM EDT

    Hey!

     

    If you really want to wow your customer, here is your quick game plan for gifts. 

    1. Don't get a one-sized fits all gift.  When they get it, they'll be grateful, but it won't wow them. 

    2. Get on Twitter and create an account if you haven't already. 

    3. Follow your customers on Twitter. 

    4. Listen to their conversations. 

    5. When they talk about what they like and hate, send them a gift related to what they like. For example, if someone is always talking about the New York Jets, send them a New York Jets towel with a thank you note. 

     

    It takes a lot more work, but which kind of gift do you think will make a bigger impression and create word of mouth for you?

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    • 11 posts
    June 14, 2013 9:56 PM EDT

    I would suggest to give Washroom Mirrors with your logo and tagline of something like "We also care for cleanliness of your office". One advantage of it is anyone going to washroom will read this and he might contact you for his own home or office.

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    August 3, 2007 5:19 PM EDT

    Hi BeeBooBe,

        I agree with previous replies in that the promotional item you choose needs to be functional, something that your clients will actually keep around and use, and if you can tie it into the service that you provide then that is even better!

       In a previous message someone mentioned branding the wipes you use.  While I haven`t seen wipes in any of my catalogs, it doesn`t mean they are not available. 

       Do you recommend using a certain kind of wipe, towel, or rag to dry windows with?  You could always get towels and embroider them with your logo and info.

       My company is a promotional items distributor.  Feel free to contact me should you have any other questions or if you`d like some catalogs.

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    • 2 posts
    July 24, 2007 12:20 PM EDT

    Hi B,

     

    I would give them something interesting like a pocket mirror with the company logo on the back & a slogan that says "We keep you clean"!  I have lots of biz product ideas on my website www.mmihome.com under Product incentives--if you see somehting you like e-mail be on the contact form & I will get you a FREE sample!!

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    • 16 posts
    July 23, 2007 4:20 AM EDT
    Hello, I need in some ideas for gifts/promotional materials that service businesses can give their customers. I red about eatable (chocolate+something sweet+ photo and business name) business cards, wanted to  have something rememberable.
    For instance, you have window cleaning service - what you will give to your customers as a small business gift?

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    • 16 posts
    July 24, 2007 12:48 AM EDT
    nhgnikole, thanks!
    I have some doubts with chocolate and other eatable things. If a window cleaner or plumber gives you a chocolate after washing your windows, will you eat it?

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    • 16 posts
    July 26, 2007 11:56 PM EDT
    Hello mmi266
    I`m still waiting for your response :(

    nhgnikole, thanks! Could you please clarify what is a long magnet you handed out?



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    • 16 posts
    August 20, 2007 9:52 PM EDT
    wehavepromotionalideas, actually, I don`t want to find some ideas for our gifts.
    I wanted to help our clients with some ideas for THEIR gifts. For their clients.

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    • 16 posts
    August 20, 2007 9:59 PM EDT
    JSondy, a towel is a good idea. But... may be it`s only my experience - my father is a scientist, and once he invited his colleagues from Japan to our home. And they gave us some gifts - towels and soap. I was very surprised. I was 10-12 years old, and it was like  "you  were so dirty and so wet"

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    • 3 posts
    June 13, 2013 8:43 PM EDT

    My opinion is to give Chocolates & Flowers is best idea because evryone like chocolates and flowers.Also you can sending gift online.

     

     

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    • 7 posts
    June 18, 2013 2:36 AM EDT

    I guess gifts should be given to the customer according to the occation like if it's holiday it may be choclate if it's rainny/summer season it may be umbrella etc

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    August 7, 2007 9:10 PM EDT

    I guess giving a business card or some sort of small stationary memento gift like a pen stand with your company information ... you can also give an envelope set or a letter pad... just a suggestion though :) i mean altogether something which is always in use and largely visible


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