6 Inexpensive Ways to Thank Your Customers

  There is a quote by Philip Kotler that says, “The best advertising is done by satisfied customers.” We think it is safe to say that anyone who works in the customer service industry would agree. If your customers are not satisfied, you may need to make some vital improvements to the way you do business. Loyal, satisfied customers are such an important part of any business, so we wanted to offer some ways for you to show your appreciation towards your most loyal customers. Whether your business is based online, has one storefront or many storefronts, there are small gestures that you can make to show customers that their business is appreciated even on a small budget! Here are some of our favorite ways to say thanks to your customers with items that are all under $5.00 each. Give swag to new customers—show new customers that you appreciate their … Read More

5 Reasons to Bring Your Own Bag on Your Next Shopping Trip

  Did you know that a single use plastic shopping bag can take anywhere from 15 to 1000 years to decompose? And even worse, they are not biodegradable– meaning that when they do decompose, they dissolve into toxic particles, a process that most frequently occurs in the ocean.  This is why the implementation of reusable grocery totes has been on the rise. Why Should You Bring Your Own Bag? It’s no secret that reusable bags are better for the environment. They last longer and can be used more times than single use plastic bags, plus, some of them are made from already recycled materials making them even more eco-friendly.  Many stores and supermarkets across the country have started charging shoppers for every plastic or paper bag they receive during their shopping trip. If you have not already made the switch to reusable bags, here are a few of our favorite … Read More

45 Ways to use the Whizzie™ Spotter Tie

The Whizzie™ Spotter Tie is an extremely versatile and fun item that the staff at Crestline has taken a liking for. If you’ve never heard of the Whizzie™, you’re not alone! The product is very simple, it is a silicone band that can be used to attach, mark or hold items together. It is a unique item because it gives recipients a lot of room for creativity, there are literally an endless number of ways to use this product. Some of the most common uses are for organization, labeling and making things easy to spot; like your suitcase on the luggage carousel. In order to show you just how diverse the Whizzie™ Spotter Tie can be, we decided to compile a working list of possible ways that the Whizzie™ could work during your promotion or in everyday life! Here is what we have come up with— 45 ways to use the Whizzie™ … Read More

The Perfect Swag Bag For Your Next Promotion

The Fantastic Five Using swag bags or giveaways at your event or promotion is a powerful way to boost loyalty, brand awareness and impressions. But, creating the perfect gift bag is hard. Whether you need a gift bag to give out to employees to show your appreciation, to welcome new clients, or to hand out to event participants, it’s important to make sure that your gift bag is full of items that your recipients will be able to use. At Crestline, we love any opportunity to make your life easier. We know you’re busy. We know you want to put together the best swag bag for your promotion. We also know that you only want to put your logo on the best items. That’s why we have the Fantastic Five kit. This kit is five brilliant items, imprinted with your logo, guaranteed to be a big hit with recipients! The … Read More

Using Promotional Products At New Student Orientation

Over the upcoming weeks, schools all across the country will be hosting orientations for incoming higher education students and their families. Orientations are an opportunity for academic institutions to shed light on questions, calm anxieties and provide information about college life. Orientations are meant to ease the transition into the college or university and help make the students and their families feel welcomed. Educational promotional items are a great way to make your orientation a success and help students find their school spirit! Promotional products are the perfect way to connect with new students on orientation day. Having items that represent their new school will make new students proud, and choosing items that will be useful during their first semester will ensure that they use them day after day. Promotional products can be used on orientation day to make your school looks its best for parents and students and will get … Read More

Welcoming New Employees With Custom Gifts

The first day of work at a new company can be overwhelming, stressful and maybe even a little awkward. Not knowing the layout of the building, coworkers or the normal daily schedule can leave a new employee feeling a little lost. Making employees feel welcome on their first day will set the stage for how they feel about your company going forward and it is a great way to help them transition into your companies culture. Recruiting, hiring and training new employees is an investment in your company, so it is worth your while to make sure that these new employees get off to a great start. How does your company welcome new employees? One great way to make employees fall in love with your company from the start is through the use of branded welcome gifts. Welcome gifts make the new employee feel appreciated and like they are a … Read More

Our Most Popular Kitchen & Home Products for 2015

Did you know that 91% of consumers have a promotional item in their kitchen at home? And on average, they spend around 3-5 hours in the kitchen per day. If you are looking for items that bring in an ample amount of repeat impressions for your next promotion, custom home and kitchen items are the perfect place to start! Custom home and kitchen gifts and giveaways are kept because they are handy, useful and convenient. A fridge magnet from your insurance agent can be used to hold important notes or bills, but it can also be referenced quickly when you need to reach your agent. A custom coffee mug can help you wake up every morning and it can also remind you that your cities annual summer festival is coming right up. Promotional products for the home are a perfect way to integrate your brand into your customer’s everyday lives. … Read More

Promotional Products for Government Agencies

Calling all government agencies! Are you harnessing the power of promotional products? Promotional products will make your agency whether it is local, state or federal, more visible to the community. Government promotional products encourage unity, support and pride among recipients. There is more to government promotional products than bumper stickers, buttons and banners. Agencies of all types; transportation, public safety, parks and recreation, social services and more can all take advantage of promotional items to share their message or spread awareness for the services that the agency has to offer. Promotional Products in Action One police department in Kentucky used promotional mugs as a giveaway at their annual awards banquet. The mugs came in their signature “police Blue”, fit their budget and were the perfect size gift to be added to each table setting. Recipients were pleased with the mugs and were happy to have something that represented their local … Read More

Look Professional & Sell More at Your Next Trade Show

Do you have a trade show or expo coming up? Whether it is your first trade show or your fourteenth, we have some easy tips that will help you look professional and sell more at your next show. We know that when it comes to grabbing attention, a little bit of extra focus on presentation can go a long way when it comes to your end return. What can you do before the event? Leading up to your trade show(s),  you should do your best to promote the event like it is your own to anyone you think could be a valuable lead if they learned more about your product or service. This means to prospects, customers or even local businesses in your area. If you think that educating these groups could make them want to purchase more, or become a customer, it is valuable to let them know about … Read More

How to Use Promotional Floor Mats for Your Marketing

When it comes to making your brand memorable, creating a look that is uniform and clean can have a big impact on your success. One way to tidy up your brands appearance is with floor mats.  Promotional floor mats can serve as indoor billboards for your brand. They are a great vehicle for sharing your message and they provide high exposure at a low cost. Why Use Floor Mats? Presentation Whether it is in your store front or by your booth at a trade show, floor mats help to brand your space and add to your overall presentation. Custom floor mats will tie in perfectly with the rest of your branding elements such as table throws, signage, and other accessories. Protection Floor mats help protect the surface that they cover. Putting floor mats in high traffic areas such as the entrance, in front of your desk, point of purchase area … Read More

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