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The First Time I had Sex I was Afraid….

The First Time I had Sex I was Afraid….The Reason Was Because I was Alone…..and in the Dark!

It’s an old joke but one that never fails to catch peoples attention. In the business of promotional product marketing isn’t it all about catching someones attention?

So…why did you open this email?

The answers are simple…..

  1. It created curiosity? You wanted to know what the rest of the statement said.
  2. It was “outside of the box”. It did not say something like “new and improved” or “cheaper than the other guys”. You would not have opened the email if it had said this.

Promotional Marketing

In the world of Promotional Products there are 2 kinds of ideas…..

  1. The kind of promo that everyone does.
  2. The kind of promo that everyone should do but doesn’t do.

The kind of promo that everyone does!

If you’re a professional marketer and you are still promoting the idea of getting a logo on a Pen, T-shirt or Mug you belong to the first group , the kind of promo that everyone does.

If you belong to this group that is ok but, don’t expect higher than usual results, recipients of the promo to go “AWESOME!”  or the boss to say….”You are brilliant!

Nope…if you belong to the group the kind of promo that everyone does you will not be remembered.

 

On the other hand…If you are a professional marketer and look for ideas that set you apart then you likely belong to the group of idea gurus who markets with the kind of promo that everyone should do but doesn’t do.

This group tends to look for new ideas, retail trends that are now working their way into promo and promotional products that make people take a second look…...just like you did when you opened this email!

2018 Top New Trending Ideas for Promo!

Below are what we believe are ideas that will set you apart in 2018. For further info call us at 888-908-1481 or email us. 

Custom Socks

custom socks logo socks promotional product swag

custom socks logo socks promotional product swag

 

POP Phone Stands

pop phone stand and phone grip for tradeshow marketing, b2b and promotional product

pop phone stand and phone grip for tradeshow marketing, b2b and promotional product

EDC Tools

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Meet the next big trend. Promotional Popsockets, Propring and Pop Phone Grips.

Popsockets, PropRing and POP Phone Grips. If you are a marketer and do not know what these are you should!

Why? Your client is asking for them!

It seems that every year there is a new fad or idea that seems to catch the public’s collective imagination. Last winter and into the summer it was the Fidget Spinner and to a lesser degree, the Fidget Cube.

In mid 2017 if you were looking for swag for your tradeshow or for your clients business campaign and wanted to get the best possible reaction you chose to put your logo on a fidget spinner.

square popsocket type tradeshow and conference promotional products

View Square Pops Here.

Now in 2018 the hot new trend is Phone Grips. Originally started by Popsocket (of Boulder Co) these collapsible phone grips are now available in a wide variety of styles, shapes and sizes. Want to know more on the original popsocket a good place to start is to read this article on the Popsockets from the U.K.

Are you a trade show supplier or marketing professional?

If you are and have not yet figured out what these are and how to incorporate them into your sales pitch or marketing plan a good place to start is to read this article on phone grips for tradeshows. 

pop and popsocket style grip and promotional swag

There are new styles of collapsible tradeshow ready POP phone grips available and with a delivery time of 7 days from start to in hands these are fast becoming a  “hot item’ in the promotional product market place (ie trade shows, b2b marketing, conference gifts etc).

See POP Prices and Selection.

1. Use it as a media stand: Pop phone grips make amazing stands. You can ‘pop’ them for easy use as media stand to watch Youtube, take photos on the phones timer or even use your phone to act as an alarm clock by your bedside.

2. The BEST selfies: The new generation of smartphone cameras no longer need the 3 feet reach of yesterdays dorky selfie sticks. Drop the stick and pick up the Pop’s for the best social media tool. 

3. Easy grip while running: Pop’s make holding your phone easier while you are doing various activities like running. 

4. Video calls: Simply mount your phone on your laptop while on a video call, allowing you to go hands-free so that you can multi-task. 

5. Use it as a media grip: Pop’s make great grips, making activities like taking one-handed selfie, talking on the phone and texting much easier.

6. Earbud cord management: You can wrap your earbuds around your Pop’s to keep them in one place and tangle-free.

7. Grips for Tablets: Pop’s make it easy to hold larger devices such as tablets and e-readers in a secure manner. 

9. Gaming: You can turn your phone/ tablet into a joystick by aThre ttaching two Pop’s to the back of it.

The Trend is always your Friend!

The adage goes like this…”The trend is your friend” and if this is true then this trend which is sparking alight the world of socail media and celebrity gushing will soon and dramatically enter into the the Top 10 status as a “must have” promotional product or swag for 2018.

If you would like to learn more or get info and prices call us at 1-888-908-1481 or email us here.

popsocket pop retail price list for tradeshow giveaway

 POP phone stands for tradeshow giveaway

squa re popsocket style phone grips for tradeshow

 

 

 

 

What’s Hot and What’s Not in Promotional Product & Swag Trends. Oct 31- 2017

What’s Hot and What’s Not!

Which Promotional Products are trending up and which Promo Swag is trending down. The week of Oct 31st 2017.

promotional product trends. Whats hot or not in marketing Oct 30 2017

Well it’s been a tumultuous week in the trendspotting department. Our multi-pronged approach to finding out what’s hot and what’s not ,includes several paid informants (Trendspotters) who comb through social media and communicate with key fellow trendspotters and the use of our algorithm to monitor 28 key web sites all combined to produced this weeks results of:

What’s Hot and What’s Not!

HOT

Phone Grips, Pop Sockets, PropRing and a multitude of other smartphone grips are rocketing up. Why…...read more.

promotional swag that is trending up for this week is popsockets

COLD

Pens. The venerable writing instrument that’s been around for hundreds of years is still alive but barely kicking. Pen sales are at their lowest in all of the years they have been tracking them.  Read the PEN industry insider guide. 

promotional product and swag trends for Oct 30 2017

 

About the Author:

John Graham has been on both the supply side and resale side of the promotional products business since 1993. He brings extensive experience in both the hard goods and soft goods industry’s to the table. LinkedIn

Promo Swag TrendSpotting. What is it and Why do we do it?

The latest trend in the Promotional Product field is one in which very few Swag suppliers work. That trend is called PROMO SWAG TRENDSPOTTING!

What is Promo TrendSpotting and how does it work?

TrendSpotting is something that has been used by leading-edge fashion retailers and product designers for years. Promo Motive is the first and foremost swag supplier to use this insightful methodology of market research for the promotional products industry.

promotional product and tradeshow swag trends

What is TrendSpotting?

Simply put, Swag TrendSpotting is the collection of data gleaned from various Web sources such as YouTube, Pinterest, Instagram and over other 30 web sites combined with a keyword analysis of nearly 50 international promotional product blogs where our proprietary search criteria is designed to find and spot product trends that can be logo’d. (whew!)

The Old Way of Promo Suppliers is Dead!

Traditional Swag Suppliers work in what I refer to as a stale-dated business model. Basically they review their past years sales, re-order the same products for the next year and inventory them in their USA warehouse imprinting them on an as need basis (I know this because I have worked in the past for Big Suppliers like this).

The upside for this business model is that if you want the same thing for this year’s tradeshow as last years tradeshow, the supplier will have it and can deliver it in 24 hours.

The many downsides for this business model include the marketing sins of being boring by using the same swag, year after year!

what is a trend for tradeshows

The New Way of Promo TrendSpotting for Swag!

TrendSpotting is at the heart of how we work. Our research, algorithm and analysis works to discover new products that are trending online. We then source these products using our long-time Chinese Trading partner to insure that the goods can be logo’d and delivered quickly plus insure they meet our rigorous quality standards. 

We Deliver in 2 weeks or less!

In these days of “instant everything” 2 weeks may seem like an eternity but these 2 weeks will save you money and provide you with swag ideas that not everyone else has! 

Simply put. As a Supplier, If you have to carry and invest in USA based promotional products inventory, you will always play it safe (ie boring). Big Inventory means Big Risk!

“Our Motto… Promo Motive, Not Available Everywhere!”

What to do next?

If you would like to know more about what’s trending, what is not trending and how to better capitalize on our free market insights simply call us at 1-888-908-1481 or email us.

We Make It Simple!

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Top 3 Promo Swag Ideas.

The Top 3 Promo Swag Ideas. What are they and why are they popular!

Spotting trends is our business. We are NOT your old style supplier of promotional swag, we are trendspotters who look for products that are spiking on YouTube, FaceBook, Instagram and Pinterest. We then source these products direct from the factory and delivering them from there to your doorstep! We know what we are doing.

Trends to consider as of Sept 13, 2017!

#1: Premium Fidget Spinners: While the sale of basic inexpensive fidget spinners is flatlining the sale and interest in premium quality fidget spinners is on the rise. Metal fidget spinners, Titanium spinners and Fidget Cubes are racing up our trend charts. 

Top 3 Promo Swag Ideas

 

#2: EDC Tools: You see it everywhere, EDC! What does EDC mean?  EDC is an acronym for Every Day Carry and is in itself a trending word/concept. The idea behind EDC for promo swag is almost certainly a modern day take on things that were once popular such as Swiss Army Knives and Leatherman tools. 

edc multi tools for tradeshow

 

 #3 Fidget Cubes: Fidget Cubes actually kicked off the trend on all things Fidgety. However, the fidget spinner trend initially ran over the cube last spring. Now as the inexpensive spinner trend is leveling off the Fidget Cube is showing distinct signs of increased sales and interest. What is a Fidget Cube and How does it work? Watch this Video on YouTube!

fidget cube promo swag

 

To find out more on these and other tradeshow trends contact us at 888-908-1481 or email john@promocrunch.com 

 

Wonka 12 Sided Fidget Cube

Wonka 12 sided Fidget Cube

 Just when you thought that Fidgeting was safe along comes the newest sensation. The 12 sided fidget cube is the ultimate fidget toy. It features 12 sides of fidgeting fun.

Looking for something amazing, unique and totally different for your next tradeshow, conference or B2B

Get The Wonka. The 12-sided Fidget Cube!

Just when you thought that Fidgeting was safe along comes the newest sensation. The 12 sided fidget cube is the ultimate fidget toy. It features 12 sides of fidgeting fun.

Wonka 12 Sided Fidget Cube

Wonka 12 sided Fidget Cube

 Just when you thought that Fidgeting was safe along comes the newest sensation. The 12 sided fidget cube is the ultimate fidget toy. It features 12 sides of fidgeting fun.

Looking for something amazing, unique and totally different for your next tradeshow, conference or B2B

Get The Wonka. The 12-sided Fidget Cube!

Just when you thought that Fidgeting was safe along comes the newest sensation. The 12 sided fidget cube is the ultimate fidget toy. It features 12 sides of fidgeting fun.

Premium Fidget Spinners are the Next Trend.

Premium Fidget Spinners are Trending Up!

“It seems the public’s desire for Fidget Spinners is doing anything but trending down. In fact the past few weeks we have send major upward trend spikes for Premium Fidget Spinners!”

Premium fidget spinners are trending up. Get your logo on unique and unusual fidget spinners

Like many “smokin’ hot ideas” there is often a divergence in the market trends that ultimately show if a product has “legs”. Never was it truer than in the case of Fidget Spinners.

As most of you already know Fidget Spinners are one of the all-time trends of the past 100 years.

The Fidget Spinner has been compared to the Hula Hula Hoop by the New York Times and has been heralded by Forbes as the 21st Century must-have office toy.

In its so far short life the Fidget Spinner has taken this divergence to extremes with one side of the equation seeing a rapid race to the price bottom while another “spin” of the trend heading for a premium quality Fidget Spinner.

premium Fidget Spinners are trending up.

Despite what bewildered teachers and baby boomer geezers see as a passing trend the Fidget Spinner is a more significant trend than that.

In a world where everything is digital the Fidget Spinner represents one of the truest connections to a more “analog” world where the tactile rules.

For the Millenial (aka Generation Y) a Premium Fidget Spinner is seen not only as being part of the collective zeitgeist but more importantly it is seen as a totally affordable status symbol.

‘In a time where Generation Y has given up on ever being able to afford a house or a luxury car the small luxuries such as a Premium Fidget Spinner fill a much desired void!”

To See More Premium Fidget Spinners go to this page  Click here!

 

How Does a Fidget Cube Work?

Fidget Cubes are an Amazing Promotional Product. Perfect for Trade shows, Conferences and B2B Marketing.

“Get Your Logo on it!

Fidget Cube for promotional product marketing. Get your logo on a Fidget Cube.

 

What is a Fidget Cube and how do you explain this genius marketing idea to my client, boss or business partner?

It’s easy, watch the 60 second YouTube viral video below entitled “How To Use A Fidget Cube!”

 

Fidget Cubes are a great way to get a brand or logo imprinted in the users mind, here’s why!

1) The average user will play with their cube 18-35 times a day!

2) The logo imprinted on the Fidget Cube is at the optimal imprint range from the eyes (18-22 inches).

3) It is inexpensive and as such the CPI (Cost Per Imprint) is very very low meaning the cost effectiveness is extremely high.

4) It is on trend and in fact trending upwards meaning the desirability for a Fidget Cube is HIGH!

SEE OUR FIDGET CUBE PRICES and OPTIONS. CLICK HERE.

12 Sided Fidget Cube. The Next Cool Promotional Product.

Looking for something amazing, unique and totally different for your next tradeshow, conference or B2B marketing?

Get The Wonka. The 12-sided Fidget Cube!

Just when you thought that Fidgeting was safe along comes the newest sensation.

The Wonka a 12 sided Fidget Cube

Check out the YouTube Video below.

Get Your Logo On The WONKA

Tradeshows, conferences, B2B giveaways and promotional marketing are ideal places to use the branded WONKA Fidget Cube. Visit the Product Page here.

For more information call us at 1-888-908-1481 or email us.

 

The Wonka 12 sided fidget cube for promotional products, trade shows, corporate gift and b2b marketingThe Wonka 12 sided fidget cube for promotional products, trade shows, corporate gift and b2b marketingThe Wonka 12 sided fidget cube for promotional products, trade shows, corporate gift and b2b marketingThe Wonka 12 sided fidget cube for promotional products, trade shows, corporate gift and b2b marketing

The Wonka 12 sided fidget cube for promotional products, trade shows, corporate gift and b2b marketing