Hints & Tips

It's as simple as ABC . . .

What do you aim to achieve:

  • Draw in the crowds for a product launch
  • Long term advertising
  • Rewards, or simply to say, Thank You
  • Marketing Campaign
  • Christmas gifts for staff or clients
  • Appreciation
  • Build long term relationships


Who is your target audience:

  • Customers & Clients
  • Executives
  • Children or Adults
  • General Public


How to choose products:

  • Connect products to your industry
  • Look for colour matches
  • Would You be happy to receive this product
  • Will it stay on the desk
  • How useful will it be
  • Low cost or high quality - set a budget


Will the logo fit:

  • Check out the print areas
  • How many colours can I print (each product varies)
  • Will the contact details also fit if required


Time scales:

  • Start choosing 6 - 8 weeks before the event - place order to reserve stock if necessary
  • Bespoke items can take a minimum of 12 weeks
  • General lead-time 3 - 4 weeks from artwork approval
  • Express services are available, but adds to the cost
  • Delivery - direct to the event or to your offices


Positive Results:

  • Recipients look at your product as a 'gift'
  • Engage clients to sign on to your mailing list
  • Everyone likes something that is 'free'
  • Spreads the message positively to friends and their clients
  • Encourages repeat business & referrals
  • Products are rarely discarded. e.g. pens are passed around for many years


Repeat orders:

  • Please give us feedback on how the products worked - we like to know
  • Check stock availabilty
  • Advise any print changes or if the same print is required
  • Up to date prices quoted if necessary
  • Order processed in 3 - 4 weeks, sometimes sooner with repeats.


  Still unsure? - Call us on 01257 474777 - or email a brief and your logo and we will help !