Is it the end of the road for plastic bags?

This is one of the questions that we are hearing more and more. Well in short there is for definitive answer to this question. There are many reasons as to why the Government didn’t ban plastic bags totally, but why do shops still sell them over more durable, higher quality bags?

The honest answer behind this is the fact that the shops are not making very little money, if any, from these bags any more. For every single use 5p carrier bag that is purchased the shop gives that money to charity. This then helps to raise awareness for the sheer volume of plastic waste that we are seeing in our Oceans and in landfills.

Plastic Bags in the OceanSo why are shops not selling bags that are recyclable? I hear you ask, well to be honest, the answer is quite simple. It’s mainly down to the cost that is involved with purchasing bags that are both environmentally friendly but also reusable. The reason that they are so costly is down to material and the thickness of this material. Recyclable carrier bags are normally made from a weaker material so that it is able biodegrade quicker, but with this comes the risk of having weaker bags.

There are many other ways in which this issue can be solved. Including selling Cotton Tote Bags, only selling reusable bags or encourage customers to bring their own bags with them. Obviously, no shop is ever going to stop selling bags to their customers as it is a great promotion for them as they get to have their logo displayed on those bags. This is hugely beneficial to any business as they are able to increase their exposure, without actively spending lots of money on advertisements.

Branded BagsHere at Promo Parrot, we have a number of solutions to help businesses with this issue. We have a large range of environmentally friendly bags that are made from plastic to cotton. Below you can see 3 of our best-selling bags.

Horizon Tote Bag

The Horizon Tote Bag is by far our most popular bag. We put this down to a large number of reasons, with the biggest being the versatility of the bag. A bag needs to be able to hold many items and be used more than once, especially when it is a tote bag.

The Horizon Tote Bag comes in a variety of colours, and with the option to print your logo on them there is bound to be a colour bag to suit your branding. Along, with this comes the pricing, the Horizon Tote Bag is a well-priced for the quality.

Rainham Tote Bag

Our Rainham Tote Bag is another popular bag, however this one is slightly different to the Horizon. The main difference is that this bag is made from Non-Woven Polypropylene rather than Cotton. This means that the Rainham Tote Bag is a highly durable bag, that will last a long time. Along with the added of printing your logo, this bag is the perfect promotional gift for any company.With the use of a promotional bag, you are able to generate a ‘giveaway pack’ that will add value not only to your brand, but to the products that you are giving away as well.

Medium Reinforced Plastic Carrier Bag

If you are still looking to use a plastic carrier bag, then this is the bag of choice. This is the middle of the 3 bags in this range, coming in white as standard this bag will match any promotional campaign. This is one of the most effective ways to market any business. However, with plastic bags comes the addition of a higher minimum order quantity. This is down to the fact that to make it cost effective at least 1000 bags need to be produced.

For more information about our promotional products or for a quote don’t hesitate to contact us. Call us on 0113 3221010 or email sales@promoparrot.com

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Why your company needs brand recognition to thrive

Promoting brand awareness and the importance of one’s goods to an audience dates as far back as ancient Egyptian times when papyrus was used to makes sales messages and wall posters in order to convey a message. As well as having evidence of poems spoken orally in feudal China, in order to entice an audience to purchase confectionary from their stands. Without a doubt, brand awareness is critical to a company’s success, or else, how will anybody know about your company? In this blog, I will be going over the how and the why brand recognition is a great tool to let your company thrive!

A great looking logo:

A selection of popular company logos

It’s often said to never judge a book by its cover, however, how often is that saying adhered to? In the fast-paced society to which we have come accustom, data flies by us rapidly. As we have access to vast varieties of differing information at the ends of our fingertips, through our mobile phones and other wireless devices. So this highlights the importance to have a great looking logo that can stand out in the saturated market that exists. Logo creation in itself is a difficult task, it’s hard to encapsulate what your company may represent and stand for. Annotations and denotations of a logo are very important.

An example of Nike’s simplistic marketing slogan.

Simplicity often has a great effect. A very good example of this is the Nike Swoosh. Nike has a very secure foothold as a sporting brand in popular culture, with it being featured in countless amounts of other media. In Films such as “Forest Gump” and in popular music, with multiple references to the popularised trainer the “Jordan”. Its relative success came through countless marketing campaigns, often featuring the succinct taglines such as “Just Do It”. This emphasis on simplicity often highlights the success of a brand, having a unique and highly recognisable concept for a logo. Speaking from a merchandising standpoint, a simple logo is far easier to print and transfer across multiple iterations of promotional materials, this can vary anywhere from a humble pen, all the way through to something far more complex such as a wireless charger hub.

Communicating your brand message:

Having a brand ethos is very important. Knowing your companies goals and objectives and communicating that through your companies marketing materials, is a great way to express openness to potential customers and clients alike. A prolific example of this was in 2015 when Coca-Cola launched its “Share a Coke” campaign. Which featured various names from all around the world in a variety of languages. This is a great example of communicating a brand ethos to your audience, as it offered an element of personalisation to their audience, addressing them directly and being active and engaging in its nature. Now, in reality, this is a tough act to follow, as not every company has the budget to carry this out. The trick is it to reimagine it on a smaller scale. Say if the context were to be a trade show in your specific industry. You would very much want the appropriate promotional product to surmise your marketing campaign.

Why is promotional merchandise important?

Promotional merchandise acts as a great tool to communicate your brand message as a whole. It allows you to address your audience through the use of something tangible and acts as a great means of staying relevant to your audience.

A selection of Curvy pens available at promoparrot.com

One of the most critical things to consider in this regard is quantity or quality? In the realm of promotional merchandise both are important. The obvious thing to take into account is the budget your company may have. With a lower budget, it may be advisory to go for a lower cost product, this is not necessarily an issue, as the lower cost items tend to have high quantities. Referring back to the trade show example, you would be way more likely to reach more individuals with your promotional products, as you would have more to give away. This would allow you to resonate with a wider audience.

The Parker Jotter Pen available at promoparrot.com

 

On the flip side of that, going for a higher quality product is likely to leave a stronger impression with your customer, as they could be legitimately impressed by the product you may gift them with. To give a named example, the classic curvy pen and the parker jotter. The Curvy Pen being a great, cost-effective way to reach the said broader audience. Whereas the Parker Jotter, would be an investment, yet people are aware of the established quality of Parker pens. Both of these methods are very valid, it’s just a matter of how you’d want to communicate your message to your audience. It’s also a great method of staying in the customer psyche, as it allows your customer to possess a product with your logo on it, and if it provides some element of practical use it will gradually become ingrained in the mind of the customer and will be more inclined to consider your company for this reason.

In conclusion, creating brand recognition is very important to your company’s success as it allows you to stay prevalent and stand out amongst your competitors.

It’s very difficult to go wrong with whatever you select for your marketing campaign, but make sure to shop at Promo Parrot, for all your promotional merchandise requirements.

For more information about our promotional products or for a quote don’t hesitate to contact us. Call us on 0113 3221010 or email sales@promoparrot.com

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Are promotional items still a thing in this digital age?

Are Promotional Items Still a Thing in This Digital AgePromotional items have been used for many years to capture the attention of a target audience through elements that are linked directly or indirectly with the company. However, facing the advancements of new technologies and digital marketing, it is worth asking if they still have the same effectiveness as before.

Parker Jotter

Promo Parrot’s Parker Jotter Pen

Fortunately, companies that have not failed to deliver these gifts to their customers show that these items remain an excellent investment. Undoubtedly, the commitment of employer’s points to digital media, but this does not limit the power of promotional items. In fact, it is easy to see that both modern platforms like these, and  traditional advertising mechanisms blend seamlessly. This phenomenon is observed strongly in the process of memorising the name of a company, one of the most complex challenges for specialists in the area. A good example that I remember when think of this is the Sun Life Direct Advert where they offer a ‘Free Parker Pen’.

Although communication has become something of virtual character, experts insist that these products have not lost their importance. Even if the item is presented at a conference, a fair or any other circumstance that allows direct contact with the consumer, it becomes a powerful advertising weapon.

This strategy is still effective because it is tangible, that is, you can see and touch. It also covers a specific need. Compared to other tactics that apply in this field, there is no doubt that it provides a close between the two players in the marketspace and therefore generates an intense experience for both.

As times have changed, various promotional items also adapted rapidly. Only true specialists in distribution, import and manufacture custom items of all kinds offer a wide range of possibilities to win potential investors with textiles, household items or objects for the office amongst other products.

Obviously, it still depends on the budget for a certain marketing goal to be achieved. However, a well-structured strategic plan and the desire to succeed, may also contribute to the success of your program.

The footprint of these objects remains in the memory of those who receive them. The effect they have cause a sensational impact on the public. Invest without fear, do not doubt the power of this promotional merchandising mechanism.

Budget Golf Umbrella

Promo Parrot’s Budget Golf Umbrella

A promotional umbrella is still a great promotional item, although it isn’t a technological item. The reason that promotional umbrellas are still a big hit since almost every company uses umbrellas. With the above in mind, why do they choose printed umbrellas? The answer is simple, rain means people don’t have their eyes fixated on their phones whilst walking down the street, therefore, they are paying attention to their surroundings allowing companies to make the most out of the time that we are not spending with our eyes glued to our phones.

As the digital age takes a hold of the world, why not move with the times. There are numerous promotional products that are both technology based and practical. There are items such as power banks, with large printing areas and a practical use of being able to charge you phone whilst on the go.

The biggest seller in the technology category at this moment is most definitely USB Flash Drives. They have many uses and are not a product that will just be thrown away. With their long lifespan they are bound to have a good reception among the recipients.

Twist USB Flash Drive

Promo Parrot’s Twist USB Flash Drive

Along with the products mentioned above, promotional phone charger USB cables are a big hit. Not only do these allow you to server the need of you customer as they are bound to need to charge their phone, but there will always be a demand for more phone chargers. As you are able to brand these you brand will always be close to the heart of those using your lead to charge their phone. Not only because it’s got you name on it, but because your allowing them to be a part of the digital age.

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Why water is essential to your marketing campaign!

 

It’s kind of a no-brainer, but water is an absolute summer essential. It’s fairly common knowledge that the human body is 60% water. However a lesser known fact is that your body loses water through perspiration. The most shocking factor is the fact that on average your body on a daily basis will secrete a total of 455ml from your feet alone. Personally speaking I feel this statistic alone highlights the overall importance of water, but I bet you’re asking “what are the other benefits of water” Well in this blog I’ll be doing a deep dive into the true value of water and how it can benefit you and your audience.

Water has a vast variety of health benefits. It has been proven to provide your body with a myriad of positive attributes. Namely, it acts as a great way to flush out toxins. Your body builds up a great amount of waste material, in the pores and skin. Familiar with the term “sweat it out”? Water is a great way to encourage your body to do so naturally and aids in helping to regulate body temperature. A great amount of beauticians also recommend water as a great way to improve your overall complexion as it naturally moisturises and keeps skin soft. Furthermore it is also a great way to prevent specific ailments such as neck and back ache, as well as other sporting cramps. Water acts as a natural lubricant for muscles and joints making it the ideal way to improve your body.

In 2017 the “sales of plain bottled water in the retail trade grew by 14%” and is set to be on the rise. This is due to a multitude of factors one of them namely being the fact the influx in healthy eating. Diets such as vegetarianism and veganism have soared in popularity and the so called “health-kick” has seen a surge in popularity for cleaner living as a whole. There are as many as 3.5 million vegans in the UK, according to a survey taken by comparethemarket.com, giving an insight on the social climate of the UK as a whole. Due to the overwhelming increase in the thoughts of healthy eating, bottled water is often prized over, sweeter or flavoured drinks, thus making it a safe pick when adding it to your marketing campaign.

Promotional Bottled Water – Available at Promo Parrot!

Water makes for a great marketable product also. With it being an essential item, it is very easy to sell, give away and brand to the widest possible audience, as everyone is required to drink water to live. When using water as a marketing tool it is very important to consider is the fact of how greater impression you can leave on your customers. Promotional water is a great way of doing that as it allows for you to hit your potential client with an item that is very difficult to refuse, with it not only being free of charge, but with it being a product they literally cannot do without. If the bottle in question is branded with your company logo or message, it allows you to resonate with your customer base directly. Here at Promo Parrot we offer bottled water sourced from artisan wells, bringing a fresh tasting water to your thirst clientele!

Speaking conclusively, bottled water is hard to go wrong in regards to a marketing technique, and is a sure-fire way to raise brand awareness for your brand!

If you have any questions relating to promotional products get in touch with our dedicated salespeople by contacting us on 0113 322 1010. Alternatively, you can email us at sales@promoparrot.com.

 

 

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The 5 Best ways to make an impression for your brand at Fresher’s week:

Fresher’s week. It’s the start of many young people’s journey into adulthood. Striving for the independence of living alone, and fending for themselves. It normally involves a vast amount of socialising, actively joining clubs and societies and to ultimately make new friends. This also acts as a great time to raise awareness of your brand, by offering freebies and giveaways in order to instil a sense of brand loyalty in a youthful audience during this time. It allows you to cement yourself in the hearts and minds of a new generation of clientele you could potentially miss if you don’t capitalise on this golden opportunity! So follow me as I delve into the 5 best ways to make an impression for your brand at Fresher’s week!

Get noticed:

An incredibly good way to get noticed is to have a stand set up. There’s nothing more enticing than a crowd generating a buzz and attracting attention. Several separate tools can be used in order to facilitate this effect. A great way to do this would be to have a promotional banner, displaying your company logo, or slogan. Using bright and attractive colour schemes make for a great way to entice your potential audience into seeing what you have to offer. The major thing to bear in mind that you are competing in a very saturated advertising locale, with all your competitors vying for the attention of your customer. Offering something eye-catching allows your brand to be discernable from the crowd.

Adding the Personal Touch:

Everyone enjoys a nice conversation. Being highly personable and engaging with your customer on a physical, empathetic level, makes for a great way of convincing potential customers to buy your product. Having the answers to all your customers’ potential questions rehearsed is overwhelmingly important. Positioning yourself as an expert in the field will make you appear educated on the subject. However, it is also important to not come across as being boring, or uninteresting and potentially scare away your clients.

Choosing the right product for the right time: 

Talon Bottle Opener Keyring – Available at Promo Parrot

A very good way to liven up your marketing campaign is to inject some fun into your pitch. Your clients will want something memorable, and appropriate for your audience. Some very effective products may include, the talon bottle opener keyring, this allows your clients to be around a familiar product of yours, which will inevitably be used (bearing in mind the youthful audience you are marketing toward). An alternative to this may include, a frisbee.

 

 

The White Curvey Pen

 

Another example of a great way to promote your brand to this demographic is through the use of promotional pensThree words that ring in a marketer’s ears: cheap, simple, effective. Pens act as a great keepsake for a multitude of reasons. The pen itself provides an ample location to display your brand upon. This allows for it to provide a constant advertisement to the peers of the user. In combination with it being frequent in usage, it allows your clients to spread the awareness of your brand subtly throughout the lifetime of the pen. Interesting Fact: businessmen often leave pens at external meetings or conferences as a means to spread awareness of their company or brand in that location.

Printed Silicon Wristbands

Wristbands act similarly to promotional pens in the sense that they are a great way to market your brand, however, the difference between the pen and the wristband is that a wristband is wearable branding. This means that your company branding is always on the wearers’ person, being in their eye-line a vast amount of the time, as well as being viewed by their peers. Like the pen, it is also a great product to produce in mass, due to its cheap yet effective nature.

 

 

 

Leave a good impression: 

One of the most things to consider is leaving a lasting impression on your audience. Besides getting noticed, highly personable and giving away promotional goodies, it’s important to try and resonate with your customers on a level and platform that they frequently use. The obvious way of doing this is by using social media strategically. Key ways of doing this can include: Launching a relatable hashtag associated with your product or company. Replying to any sorts of interactions on your social networks. Post appealing images on Instagram. – The obvious overall goal is to provide some sort of value to your potential customer or client.

Make your customers want to come back: 

The greatest way to do this, simply, is by knowing your field. If you provide the most useful information and sheer value to your customer. If you know you have the edge over your competitors, don’t be afraid to say why. If you provide immediate value to your clients, whether it be short term, with handing them a pamphlet or some verbal information. Or on the longer term by giving them a promotional product, to provide a lasting effect. Speaking conclusively, all of these aspects contribute towards a strong fresher’s marketing campaign.

All of the products listed are available at Promo Parrot!

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What is origination?

Origination is an umbrella term that is used throughout the promotional products industry. It is the term that is used for ‘the setup’ associated in branding promotional products with your artwork.

There are many different branding methods that we use. Sometimes, we are able to choose the branding method that is best suited for the product that you have selected. However, usually it is the other way around, in the sense that the product is only able to be branded using on specific method.

A good example of this is the White Curvy Ballpen, this pen has to be printed, whereas our metal keyrings have to be engraved.

 

Branding areas and methods for every product is visible in the product information on every product page.

We are able to brand your artwork onto all of the promotional products that are found on our website, and all of the branding methods that we use will have some fee in the form of origination.

Different types of setup needed

Screen Printing, Transfer Printing and Pad Printing all use screens. This means that the origination cost is there for the screens to be created.

Laser Engraving has 2 stages to setting up the machinery for engraving your products. The cost is incurred for the Artwork Conversion and the Jig Setup.

Offset Printing uses printing plates. So the setup in this case is for the creation of those plates.

Digital Printing sometimes has Digital Printer Setup. This is what the cost is for in this case.

Embossing has a Tooling Dye fee. This is for the creation of the tool to emboss you item.

Embroidery has a fee for the Jacquard (embroidery disc).

How to get cheap origination

  1. Simplify your artwork

With the majority of our branding methods, the more colours you print, the more expensive the origination cost will be. A good example is, if your artwork is to be printed in 1 colour, then the origination is going to be around £30. However, if your artwork is going to be printed in 2 colours, the origination price would be doubled (around £60), 3 colours artwork is around £90, and so on.

Where applicable, we suggest simplifying your artwork down to 1 colour. This will keep the unit cost of the product and the origination cost down to the minimum.

  1. Economies of scale

The more you buy the cheaper the origination is, as the total cost can be distributed amongst more units.

For example, if the origination cost is £30 and you buy 100 pens, the origination costs 30p per pen. Whereas, if you buy 100 pens, the origination would be just 3p per pen.

  1. Take advantage of our special offers

We regularly email special offers, including discounts, sale items and new products. It is great to be In the know.

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Promotional Mugs – Choosing the right mug for you!

There is no secret, but us Brits really do enjoy a good cuppa, so take advantage and provide your clients with promotional mugs printed with your logo or message. If you enter any office in the UK you are bound to find a mug whether it be branded or not, but this clearly shows that mugs are a promotional product that cannot be forgotten about.

Choosing the right mug for you and your business can be quite hard, but at Promo Parrot we do all of the hard-work, all you have to do is choose a style that suits you. Below are the things that you should consider when choosing your style.

Why a promotional mug?

Cambridge - White

Many people now think that businesses no longer give out branded mugs as a promotional giveaway, but they are in fact wrong. There is a simple reason for their enduring popularity in the promotional marketplace: they work. Promotional mugs are solid, simple and reliable, they are kinds of everyday items that make fantastic promotional product because your customers are likely to actually use them.

Target Audience

Before getting into the design aspect of your chosen printed mug, it’s important to think about your target audience. One of the advantages of the mug is that its use is so universal. Almost everyone drinks some kind of hot beverage during the day. Also, their simplicity means that they are easy to adapt for different demographics and audiences, so you can really fine-tune your messaging depending on the specific kind of mug you use.

Broadly speaking, there are going to be three possible audiences for your branded mugs: employees of your company, new customers, or existing customers. Which of these three groups you target is going to affect which type of mug you go for and how you go about designing it. For employees, relatively simple mugs with the company name and logo, such as our Budget Busting Cambridge Mugs, will suffice. Whereas if you’re looking to attract new customers, you want something a little more unique, something that your customer won’t find elsewhere and which will keep them intrigued about your company. Printed Brite Americano Mugs for example, allow for you to design a colourful and quirky promotional gift that your customers are likely to appreciate, but more importantly, use.

What kind of company are you?

Another thing to think about is what kind of company you are and how this can be best reflected in the type of branded mugs you offer. While the standard tea or coffee mug is a staple of offices everywhere, there are ways you can stand out. Choosing stylish designs that draw attention to your individuality as a brand is one such way.

For instance, if you’re dynamic business, such as a sportswear brand or travel company, you might want to offer your customers something that reflects that dynamism such as the Brite Americano Mug that can be used whilst on the go. Equally, if you’re a start-up or a tech company with a company ethos built around employee participation and exciting new ideas, you might think about using Heat ‘n’ Reveal Mug, which are a novel way of getting workers to brainstorm and share ideas.

Budget

Obviously different companies are going to have vastly different needs and financial resources available to them. But being on a modest budget shouldn’t prevent you from getting just as much from your branded mugs. Some of our best-performing models are also very modestly priced, meaning that if you are a small business or on a budget, you can still make use of mugs.

For any more information needed on any of the other products we have, don’t hesitate to contact a member of our sales team on 0113 3221010, alternatively, you can email us at sales@promoparrot.com

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Why you should make the switch to reusable bags

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, the importance of making changes to use of disposable products has been flung to the forefront of societies psyche. The fear of climate change and global warning floods headlines, articles and blogs. It has affected the end user directly in a myriad of ways, through a hard push on recycling and for the blog’s namesake, the tax on plastic bags. Due to this, there was a gap in the market. This led to a surge in popularity of reusable bags. However it isn’t all doom and gloom, there is a Brightside. This allowed for an almost cultural surge in the tote and woven bags for the in circulation. In this blog, I will be outlining why you should be making the switch to reusable bags.

It’s better for the environment:

Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Studies show that it can take anywhere from 15 to 100 years for a plastic bag to fully decompose. Not only is it an eyesore, looking unkempt and unclean. It also has an effect on the wildlife. Domestic animals such as birds and fish are affected, however, it does, in fact, have more of a global impact on animals further afield such as sea turtles and seals have gone on record ingesting plastic bags and other litter. Countless animals have died due to this. A relevant example of this is the dubbed “the great Pacific garbage patch”. A vast amalgamation of discarded plastics forming a huge mass, with an estimated size of 700,000 square feet in size, for context that’s roughly the size of Texas.

It’s an advertisement you can wear:

One of the huge benefits of reusable bags is that they are able to be printed upon. They allow you to reflect a brand or message in a transportable form. A vast amount of supermarkets have cottoned on (pardon the pun) to this trend and all similarly launched a “bag for life” campaign, this ranges from the tougher plastic bags made from high-density polyethylene or HDPE, which was used to supplement the weaker and flimsier bags, encouraging more frequent use. A better and more durable alternative to this would be a tote bag. The tote being far more durable in its composition. This led to supermarkets adopting more durable, woven bags for life. These were often printed with floral or eco-friendly themed slogans such as “bag for life” or “no time for waste”. This is a great means of promoting a brand or message centred to an eco-conscious audience. Why not apply it to your own marketing campaign.

It’s versatile:

The application of the reusable bag is so broad. It is not strictly limited to shopping purposes. With it being made of a rugged and durable material in combination, with it being an extension of reflecting of an individual’s personality, they make for a great all-rounder product.  The term “tote bag” refers to a large bag carrying a number of items.  It can be used for a myriad of purposes. It can be filled with books and stationery, making for a great school or work bag. Fill it with a change of clothes, making it a great for an overnight stay.

Another hugely beneficial quality that isn’t to be overlooked is the cost price of the product itself. Even though purchasing them individually may seem problematic or cost worthy, the money cumulatively saved on not needing to purchase plastic bags is astonishing (especially with them being 5p each). This would make the purchasing of plastic almost redundant.

Speaking conclusively, the importance of switching to reusable bags is becoming increasingly prevalent, due to the influx of taxation and the effect on the environment. Making the change may seem dubious at first, however, when its carried out, you can take solace in the fact that you’re doing some moral good for the world.

For a choice of cotton, tote and shopping bags, check out Promo Parrot!

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Football Themed Promotional Items

With the World Cup Starting this weekend, what’s a better time to promote your business with some football promotional items.

Here at Promo Parrot, we have a great range of football promotional items, ranging from Promotional Footballs to Sports Bottles. Below you will find an idea of all the Football related products that we sell.

Promotional Footballs

The first product that came to my mind was our promotional footballs, this falls in perfect with the whole World Cup promotional scheme. Not only are they a great product that ties in with the World Cup, but it is a great product for getting your clients to enjoy the great summer weather too.

Our promotional footballs come in 2 different sizes, either a size 1 (11cm diameter) or the standard size 5 football (22cm diameter), which allows for a rather large print area on the panels of the footballs (prices vary depending on the number of panels you want to print).

500ml Baseline Sports Bottle

The next product that is a great promotional giveaway is our 500ml Baseline Sports Bottle. This bottle is highly customisable and can be made to fit with almost every promotional campaign. Not only does this Sports Bottle go well with the World Cup but it is also a great product to giveaway at any time.

Our 500ml Baseline Sports Bottle comes in a wide range of colours and is highly versatile, not only can you ensure that there is a colour combination that will fit in with your branding. With a 500ml capacity, and branding dimensions of 220 x 90mm this sports bottle is one of the best in the UK Promotional Products Market.

Printed Football Stress Ball

If you don’t want to spend all of your marketing budget on a campaign based around just the World Cup but do want to do something for it, then a Printed Football Stress Ball is the solution for you. Not only is it a great giveaway but it is a great way to take all of the stress out of your marketing campaign.

The Printed Football Stress Ball is a great size product for all giveaways, with it being 60 mm in diameter it allows for a rather large branding area of 30 x 20mm allowing for you to display your companies message or logo in the right place at the right time. The Printed Football Stress Ball allows for you to be there to relieve a lot of customers stress.

Promotional Thunder Sticks

I am sure that you can remember back to the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, when we saw the introduction of the Vuvuzela and how much they changed the atmosphere of all the games. So, now is your chance to change the atmosphere of your events by using Promotional Thunder Sticks.

They come in a choice of 4 colours which means that you are always going to stand out from the crowd at all of your events. With the product itself being 600 x 100mm it allows for ample room for branding (500 x 80mm). However, with this in mind the minimum order quantity is 500 which allows for you to distribute them in mass.

For any more information needed on any of the other products we have, don’t hesitate to contact a member of our sales team on 0113 3221010, alternatively, you can email us at sales@promoparrot.com

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5 Promotional Products that are perfect for the Great Outdoors

As the weather gradually improves us Brits gradually make the transition to spending an increasing amount of time in the outdoors. Frankly, we all know it is a part of the human condition, as soon as the sun comes out in the UK, it is mandatory to spend as much time as physically possible, basking in the sun. Why not be boon to your clients with the following promotional products.

Promotional Footballs:

Football, a stereotypically English pass-time. Beloved by the majority of the population. Not to forget that is a great way to keep in shape! It is also great unifier, bringing people from all ages and backgrounds together. A promotional football makes for a great promotional product. It allows you to you to share that passion with your clients, positioning your business as highly approachable, relatable and understanding.

Umbrella:

With the good, comes the necessary. I wish this blog to remain upbeat and positive, however, I cannot shelter you from the reality that is … British Summertime weather. An umbrella is a necessary evil, the connotations may seem dreary and bleak, however, if you have the foresight to offer your clients a means of sheltering themselves from the unwanted rain. You have offered your clients a unique and memorable product, that is synonymous with your brand due to it being branded with your company logo.

Talon Bottle Opener Keyring:

Allow your clients to remain the life of the party with a promotional bottle opener. This particular product is possibly the most practical on this list. Combining two incredibly useful items, it makes for a very strong product. It is ideal for any social gathering your clients may be in attendance of. Furthermore, it also would suggest to your audience that your business is friendly, approachable and fun.  The effectiveness and reach of this product knows no bounds as more often than not, the product will always be on the audiences’ person, therefore anybody they come into contact with is a potential secondary audience. Overall making this an effective and mutually beneficial item from business to the client.

Sun Lotion:

As soon as the sun rears it’s welcome head, it is the necessity of sun lotion becomes increasingly prevalent. So why not offer your clients a means to help, through the use of a promotional sun lotion. In this specific example, what we offer at Promo Parrot specifically has a carabiner clip, allowing it to be attached to either a belt loop or backpack for the sake of ease and utility. Due to its compact sizing, it becomes an easily transported product, which is absolutely essential to making a promotional product effective.

Pandora Tin Mug:

An absolute camping essential, tin mugs are known for their sturdy and rugged nature. They make for a great alternative to the conventional mug, allowing your audience to enjoy their warm beverage in the great outdoors. The ideal promotional product for the avid camper. It can also access a secondary audience of individuals that have an interest in things that have a vintage or retro aesthetic, with an enamelled paintwork, available with your company branding. It is the ideal way to convey your brand as homely and warming, by offering your clients the means to nourish themselves.

For any more information needed on any of the other products we have, don’t hesitate to contact a member of our sales team on 0113 3221010, alternatively, you can email us at sales@promoparrot.com

 

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