Promotional Items offer fantastic promotional opportunities for all types of business sectors. Large or small, companies without fail always keep an eye out for promotional opportunities to increase their brand awareness.
Promotion is important, as it is the communication link between sellers and buyers for the purpose of influencing, informing, or persuading a potential buyer's purchasing decision.
There are many different ways to promote a business or product. Promoters can use the internet for advertisement, special events or upcoming holidays (such as Valentine's Day), endorsements, and even newspapers. Another good way to promote a business or service is to offer a 'free gift' (usually a promotional item) with the purchase of a product (or service), as this not only encourages people to 'buy again', but also 'shows off' your brand to the other people they come in contact with.... which, in turn, should increase sales.
It's all about Valentine's Day, now Christmas is over! Over the Christmas period, you may have seen seasonal promotional items being given out all over the shop... you're more than likely to see this again in the run-up to Valentine's Day. Valentine's Day is the day people express their love for one another... the way they express their love is usually through Valentine's cards, flowers, and other gifts.
The tradition of Valentine's Day there is many legends around Valentine's day, one of which is that Valentine himself was a priest, who served during the third century in Rome. He was said to have performed marriages for young lovers in secret... as the Emperor at the time (Claudius II) decided that single men made better soldiers than those with wives and families... so he outlawed marriage for young men.
Traditionally Valentines Day is on February 14th as this is usually the day that spring begins, and the day that birds choose their mates. In some parts of the world Valentine's day is also known as 'Birds day' and 'Wedding Day'. How much! People in the UK spend millions on cards, flowers and other gifts for this day. Traditionally these gifts were sent anonymously, but nowadays we often like to make it clear who is sending each 'Valentine'.
Valentine's Day has always been a big occasion, which is why so many businesses try to jump on the 'Valentine's Day wagon'... As if you think about it, money is not only spent on gifts but also on events too. These events vary from Valentine's Day dinners, to speed dating. If you're organising or going to a Valentine's Day event, there are many promotional items that you can invest in and brand as your own, so the attendees have a memento of that event to take home.
The benefit of this is that every time they look back at these mementos they will be subtly reminded of your company and the services it offers.
To see a range of Valentine's Day promotional items, have a look through our website. Source: http://www.history.com/topics/valentines-day