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Color Your Way to Successful Promotional Marketing

Posted by Chris Higgins on Wed, Mar 28, 2012 @ 10:24 AM

If you want to launch a successful marketing campaign or come up with a successful package for your product, start with color. Extensive marketing research has shown that of the senses, vision plays the greatest role in influencing purchasing decisions. For instance, a study by the secretariat of the Seoul International Color Expo 2004 found that 92.6 percent of respondents cited vision as the greatest influencer, compared to 5.6 percent for touch; and 0.9 percent each for hearing and smell.

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Topics: Advertising, Custom folder, Marketing, Promotional advertising, marketing campaign

Study Confirms Print & Promotional Advertising More Effective Than TV

Posted by Chris Higgins on Tue, Mar 20, 2012 @ 09:15 AM

Marketers have known for years both print and promotional advertising are effective mediums that drive results but it's always been assumed that neither print nor promotional products have the persuasive effect of television advertising. A recent study disproves that notion and confirms that promotional advertising by itself outranks television and that when promotional products are combined with either print or television the results are even better..

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Topics: Advertising, Promotional advertising, promotional merchandise, branded promotional items, marketing campaign

Printing magnifies your message beyond your wildest imagination

Posted by Jack Valentine on Wed, Oct 6, 2010 @ 23:43 PM

I have to be honest with you. I am neither a fan of the so-called octomom, the irresponsible woman who uses her reproductive organs for media attention; or PETA, the controversial animal rights organization that will do ANYTHING for media attention.

However, businesses can learn a lot about generating publicity from both of them.

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Topics: Booklet Printing, Business Printing, Promotional advertising, Document folders, marketing campaign, Scott Brown, lawn signs, Presentation folder, Red Sox, Custom posters

Business cards: Powerful pocket sized branding

Posted by Robert Higgins on Sat, May 29, 2010 @ 11:51 AM

Among  the simplest, lowest cost,and most powerful brand promotion tools available is right in your hand: your business card.    Simple, inexpensive, easy to carry, and expected in any encounter,  the ubiquitous business card is your brand image in your pocket.  It's probably the most common form of brand advertising, and your most common marketing opportunity.   It's the staple in the stable of your business printing

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Topics: Business Printing, Marketing, Promotional advertising, image building, Passion, branding, marketing campaign, Print on demand, Love Your Work

Printing is essential for Scott Brown or any branding revolution

Posted by Jack Valentine on Fri, Feb 26, 2010 @ 11:36 AM

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Topics: Advertising, low cost print, Document folders, presentation folders, branding, printing, marketing campaign, Thomas Paine, Scott Brown, political signs, lawn signs, bumperstickers

Printing Turns T Shirt Into Branding Opportunity

Posted by Jack Valentine on Thu, Dec 3, 2009 @ 19:01 PM

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Topics: Promotional advertising, promotional merchandise, branding, marketing campaign, Presentation folder, promotional products, Funny, Love Your Work

Real Estate Marketing; professionals get results

Posted by Chris Higgins on Mon, May 18, 2009 @ 09:06 AM

You know the old saying "if you want something done right do it yourself"; maybe that was true in the past but in these complicated times it should be changed to "if you want something done right hire a professional".

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Topics: Advertising, Marketing, saving money, marketing campaign, return on investment

Are you REALLY saving money doing it all yourself?

Posted by Robert Higgins on Wed, Jan 7, 2009 @ 00:15 AM

    It's so easy to find low cost print resources on the internet these days.  Some simple printed items have become virtual commodities.     Of course, items like business cards and postcards really are quite simple, in and of themselves.   Even more complex products like  brochures, flyers, and sell sheets, even multi page catalogs -- there are plenty of online print shops touting the lowest prices on many of these items.  If you know exactly what you want, and can design it yourself, a quick web search will find you lots of choices -- way too many.    

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Topics: low cost print, brochures, marketing campaign, Distribution, flyers, sell sheets, catalogs, multi page catalogs, mailing services, printed piece, lowest prices