Sunday, March 18, 2012
Improve Your Business With Corporate Gift Services
Gift giving is no longer just for personal reasons. Now businesses get ahead by leaps and bounds when they expand their business using corporate gift services. And here are some popular ways they add gifts to their biz mix. 1) Seasonal Gifts – Many companies plan promotions around seasons like holiday periods. These are a great time for corporate gift services. If you would really like to stand out from all the other holiday season gifts your customers and clients will receive, send your gifts just ahead of the curve. Utilize Thanksgiving or the first of the year to send out your holiday gift. For example your local gift consultant/designer can help you plan well in advance with branded pen and pencil sets to give as gifts to employees for the holidays, promotional coupons to give away or insert inside holiday newsletters and greeting cards as gifts for past customers, encouraging return shopping trips and purchases throughout the rest of the year. 2) Event Gifts – Trade shows, workshops, seminars and other important business events are excellent places to boost business with corporate gift services. Give gifts as fundraisers, awards and door prizes at your events and make sure all marketing, sales and other promotional materials are well branded so that shoppers can reach out and find you. 3) Thank You Gifts – Gifts for customer appreciation, employee recognition and appreciation are popular too among corporate gift services. To help stream line and make your gift giving effective, choose gifts in all budget ranges for people of all ages: travel kits, first aid kits, snack packs, gift baskets with healthy snacks, wine and cheese trays, engraved ornaments or pens, popular best-sellers from the business section of your local bookstore or Amazon(dot)com. 4) Themed or Custom Gifts – Be sure to consider this category. Having a theme in mind can allow your gift consultant to create a basic foundation of gifts and then customize them as you see fit.