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  • Glenn Pollack

Maximizing Brand Impact with Promotional Products

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What Makes a Good Promotional Item?


An excellent promotional item effectively combines practicality with strategic branding. It should be something that your target audience will find useful in their daily lives, ensuring repeated exposure and extended brand visibility. Quality is crucial—choosing durable products reflects positively on your brand and ensures that the promotional item stays in use for longer, maximizing your investment.


How Effective Are Promotional Items?

Promotional items are highly effective in marketing, often yielding a significant return on investment (ROI) comparable to traditional advertising mediums like print and TV. They have the unique advantage of physically placing your brand into potential customers' hands, promoting brand awareness and loyalty. Most consumers report that receiving a promotional product makes them more likely to recommend the business and positively influences their purchasing decisions.


Most Popular Summer Promotional Items

For summer promotions, items that combine functionality with leisure typically see the best engagement. Here are some of the top picks:

  • Custom Sunglasses: A summer essential. They offer a large imprint area for your brand and are frequently used in outdoor settings, providing great visibility.

  • Branded Water Bottles: With a focus on hydration during the hot months, water bottles are a practical item that customers carry everywhere, enhancing brand exposure.

  • Tote Bags: These are practical for beach days and shopping and serve as a walking billboard for your brand.

  • Travel Mugs and Tumblers: Perfect for hot and cold beverages, they are used widely in various settings, from offices to outdoor adventures, keeping your brand in plain sight.

  • BBQ Grill Sets: Ideal for summer gatherings, these can be a centerpiece of a memorable family and friends' event, thereby associating your brand with positive experiences.

  • Hand Sanitizers: Essential for health and hygiene, especially relevant in today's climate, customized hand sanitizers are a practical promotional item that people will carry and use frequently.

  • Golf Accessory Sets: Perfect for corporate giveaways and tournaments, these sets can include branded golf balls, tees, and towels, making them a favorite among golf enthusiasts.

  • Customized Chocolates: Sweeten your promotional efforts with customized chocolates, which can be molded and wrapped with your branding, offering a delightful treat that leaves a memorable impression on recipients.


Incorporating these items into your marketing strategy can enhance your brand's visibility and create lasting impressions. To maximize the effectiveness of your promotional efforts, it's important to choose items that align well with your brand values and resonate with your target audience.


For more advice on selecting the right promotional products or to start designing your custom promotional items, feel free to contact PGS Printing & Graphics at 516-599-0400 or visit our contact page to get started. Whether planning a company event or looking for giveaways that stand out, we're here to help you make a lasting impact with quality promotional products.

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