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nuckee phone stands for less. get your logo on a nuckee phone stand

nuckee phone stands for less. get your logo on a nuckee phone stand

nuckee phone stands for less. get your logo on a nuckee phone stand

nuckee phone stands for less. get your logo on a nuckee phone stand

nuckee phone stands for less. get your logo on a nuckee phone stand

nuckee phone stands for less. get your logo on a nuckee phone stand

 

sunset on the beach in mexico

New Promotional Products for Spring 2019.

New Promotional Products for Spring 2019.

Images and ideas from our spring 2019 product shoot.

Each spring and then again each fall we go to a new and exotic location to take photos of our products plus to test out and photograph some of the latest trending promotional product ideas.

This spring we have just returned from the tiny beach town of La Manzanilla, Mexico.

Where we stayed.

Not to gloat but…. we stayed in this amazing house on the the near perfect 5 mile beach in La Manzanilla.

Mainstreet of the tiny fishing viallage in Mexico

Mainstreet of the tiny fishing viallage in Mexico

 

Product 1. The folding stainless steel bbq tool.

I found this on a recent factory tour in China. Can you see your clients logo on this ?

Product 2. The RFID Credit Card Holder and Money Clip. The Secret!

I sourced this out of Germany and have had it made in China in order to make it affordable. What do you think?

rfid secret wallet

rfid secret wallet

Product 3. Shrink Drink Folding Water Bottle.

How cool is this? Food grade silicone folding reusable water bottle.

shrink drink folding water bottle

shrink drink folding water bottle

Product 4. 360 Pop Ring.

A new and inexpensive additon to our family of POP phone grips.

pop ring phone stand grip for logo

pop ring phone stand grip for logo

pop ring phone stand grip

pop ring phone stand grip

Product 5. Curved Stainless Steel Straws.

We have a new and very competitive stainless steel straw factory. Staright or curved for about a buck all included!

stainless steel drinking straws

stainless steel drinking straws

Product 6. Infinity Cube.

Overshadowed during the fidget spinner craze of a couple of years ago the infinity cube is a great way to launch a logo.

infinity cube promotional product

infinity cube promotional product

Product 7. Tyvek Paper Wallet.

Tyveks is a very durable, waterproof and tearproof, completely recyclable paper product that can now be made into a custom full color wallet. How dope!

tyvek paper wallet

tyvek paper wallet

Product 8. Square POP Phone Grips.

Square logos finally now have a home on your phone.

pop phone grips

pop phone grips

Product 9. Nuck Nucks? Who’s there?

Power up the logos on your phone holder for less with Nuck Nucks.

nuckee style phone stand

nuckee style phone stand

More to come next post…….call us at 1-888-908-1481 or email us here

sunset on the beach in mexico

sunset on the beach in mexico

 

 

 

when is chinese new years over

When Does Chinese New Years End?

When Does Chinese New Years End?

Why is it taking so long?

The short answer is the actual holiday is FEB 7th and everyone will be back at work on the 14th of February. Then the factories will gear up and start producing again.

However, don’t wait to put in your orders as the system is first order in is first out.

when is chinese new years over

when is chinese new years over

More interesting is of course the whole impact CNY has on the world economy.

 

Chinese New Years Dates and Factory Closures 2019.

Why does Chinese New Year effect International business so dramatically?

Each year the Chinese New Years disrupts business and lives like no other holiday on the planet. Imagine Christmas, Hannukah, Ramadan and Thanksgiving all rolled into one 3 week long bender and you get CNY.The Holiday is February 7th Yet All Factory Closes from January 27th- Feb 20th 2019. Why? 
promo motive factory direct

promo motive factory direct

“If you want a re order or wish to place a new order before CNY shuts down, order by January10th, 2019!”

Awful breakfast in China. China direct product promotional products from promo motive

China direct product promotional products from promo motive. Get your logo on unique promotional products. ASI and PPAI promo.

 Promo Motive deals direct with factories in China to deliver unique promotional products. Each year the world’s largest holiday throws a wrench into business and trade around the world. Here is a clear and concise explanation.”

Want to know more…? Call us at 1-888-908-1481 or email us 
Get your logo on a Stojo style folding silicone reusable coffee mugs. These dishwasher safer, BPA free silicone folding cups and mugs are perfect for your logo or trade show.

Get your logo on a Stojo style folding silicone reusable coffee mugs. These dishwasher safer, BPA free silicone folding cups and mugs are perfect for your logo or trade show.

Chinese New Years 2019

The reason and facts about Chinese New Years are unknown to many of here in the West…so this blog post will give you a simple explanation which might help you to explain to your customers why the holiday is so disruptive.
China direct product promotional products from promo motive

China direct product promotional products from promo motive. Get your logo on unique promotional products. ASI and PPAI promo.

1) China is the most populous country in the world with 1.25 BILLION people. That is 4 times the population of the USA living in about the same area as the USA. It is 40 times the population of Canada!
2) Most people in China work in TRADE ZONES….these are large industrial areas (such as Shenzhen) . A TRADE ZONE is where cities and areas were built 30-40 years ago by the Chinese Govt to concentrate certain types of industry in one area. Shenzhen is electronics.
3) 35 years ago Shenzhen had a population of 100,000 people, mostly farmers. Now, Shenzhen is a city of 25 million with 100 Million living in the surrounding area. The total area of Shenzhen is about the size of Southern California from Los Angeles to San Diego!
4) Most people living in Shenzhen (and the other major centers) have moved there from the country-side of rural China…… If you were to look at Miami on a USA map…think of that as Shenzhen….Everyone comes from somewhere else!
5) Come Chinese New Years…(or close to the actual holiday)….100’s of millions of people (yes 100’s of millions) get on the train or in their cars and go home……most cannot afford to fly home (domestic airlines are expensive) so they drive for 2-5 days or train for the 3-4 days….just to get home for New Years.
6) The best way to think of this is imagine EVERYONE in the USA leaves work and gets in their car or takes a train to travel a minimum of 500-1000 miles. That is a pretty close idea of the chaos!
7) Once they get back home, (after 2-5 days of travel)  about 15% of the all of the people who went home for the holiday…DO NOT RETURN…..they don’t phone in and say they are not coming back…they just DON’T RETURN!
8) So….after the holidays…employers are scrambling to get new employees to fill the roles of those who did not return.  There is even a NEW business that has cropped up after the holiday to capture the returnees……Job Catchers…these are people who stand at the train stations and ask returning workers A) What do you do?..and B) How much do you make?…..They then offer these returnees (right there and then) another job at a better wage..(and then drive them to the new factory or place of work)….a full 5-7% of people returning back actually start a NEW JOB!
9) The actual holiday is Feb 7th in 2018, but it effects are felt well in advance and well after the holiday….and oh yeah…almost forgot…
10) In September and October (9 months after CNY) there is a baby boom….spouses who have not seen each other except for CNY get pregnant and then in the Autumn the woman goes home to have the baby….
So…..next time a client asks you why………send them this blog…..and it will help….

Call 1-888-908-1481 John@promocrunch.com 

pop-phone-stand

pop-phone-stand

splash guard . Noodle splash guard one of the worlds weirdest promotional products.

Is this even a thing?

Is this even a thing?

Very odd promo products from China.

We have been in the supply side of the promotional products industry since Clinton was President. During that time we have travelled to China multiple times to visit factories and attend product trade shows.

In our travels we come across a whole host of products that we are asked if they could be sold into the American and European promotional products world.

Some of the items we see are absolute home runs and we offer them on Promo Motive.

Some are massive fails.

The following are our Top 5 Fails for 2019.

Finger Cards. I personally think this is hilarious but when we offered it to our focus group of distributors there was a giant “ewwww” from the ladies in the crowd and a few chuckles from the guys. FAIL!

the worlds weirdest promotional products

the worlds weirdest promotional products

Splash Guard. We actually did this one for a distributors client who is a RAMEN Noodle company. The factory samples I got originally all had the Pay Pal logo on them. Not sure what they thought Pay Pal would use them for? FAIL!

splash guard . Noodle splash guard one of the worlds weirdest promotional products.

splash guard . Noodle splash guard one of the worlds weirdest promotional products.

Smile Enhancer/Wrinkle Relaxer. The factory I visited in Shenzhen promised me that everyone would be using them and that they would be big in Promo. FAIL!

weird promotional products. the top 5 for 2019

weird promotional products. the top 5 for 2019

The Plopper. I showed this to a distributor who sold it to an eye glass company. I never heard anything more. FAIL!

the worlds weirdest promotional swag.

the worlds weirdest promotional swag.

Ketchup and Mustard Gun. There are very few gun murders or handgun use in China as the society is just not of the gun culture. Also because the use of handguns in even the smallest crime in China gets an automatic death penalty. FAIL!

the weirdest promotional products for 2019 are found here.

the weirdest promotional products for 2019 are found here.

tonight la manzanilla

I Am Here

Every year I take a 3+ week vacation during the Chinese New Years.

Sun, Sand and Product Research. Yeah right!

You may be thinking as you read this..”BS…product research on the beach in Mexico!” If you do think this way (ie BS) you are wrong (in a nice way).

“Yea Right…you call BS…product research on the beach in Mexico!”

We work very hard 11 months of the year trying to stay on top of the new trends and ideas. We are very quick in recognizing new ideas that work for logoing, sourcing them in China and around the world and adding them to the site making them available to you and your clients.

However, our best product research and testing is done during the period in China where everyone at the factory is on holidays. Chinese New Years.

Where I go and What I do?

For the last few years I have gone to a tiny Mexican fishing village on the west coast called La Manzanilla.  I stay in a great place called Casa Maguey.

tonight la manzanilla mexico

tonight la manzanilla mexico

During the next 4 weeks I will be shooting images of new products and updating Sage and our web sites. We will be testing out the products looking for advantages and decorating options that will make you and your clients happy in 2019. Stay tuned for updates.

I will be answering emails but your main contact will be Emily who is forcibly tied to a desk back at the home office. She can be reached toll free at 1-888-908-1481 or email Emily

Day 1

I arrived and checked into my Casa. The town is La Manzanilla and is a fishing village of about 2500 people located on a soft white sand beach about 5 miles long. About 4 hours south of PV.

I am on the end, on a cliff overlooking the beach. Looking forward to product research….soon, real soon.

House on the beach

House on the beach

Day 3

Went for a long walk today to scope out locations for the photoshoot. It’s nice and hot 80 plus with a nice breeze.

La manzanilla

La manzanilla

Day 4 First New Product Shots.

Yes I know it sounds like a ridiculous idea but I truly do go to a remote location each year and shoot the new products. Here are the first raw images.

The first is the folding coffee cup shown both collapsed and open…how freakin’ cool…see product page

 

silicone folding coffee cup for promotional product

silicone folding coffee cup for promotional product

Folding Sip Flip Coffee Cup in both a 16 oz large and popular 12 oz Medium size

medium-and-large-folding-coffee-cup

medium-and-large-folding-coffee-cup

Day 6

The coolest new RFID wallet with fold out card holder.

Promo Swag 2109 Survey

Promo Swag 2109 Survey

Our Top 3 Promo’s for 2019 as voted on by you!

Yes I know you hate the word SWAG (Stuff We All Get), however the end user is calling it swag so maybe we should too? Wouldn’t want to seem “out of touch” now would we?

Each month we take a tally, a survey of the top 3 items viewed on our web site and each month we let you know what are the top 3 promo ideas for January 2019.

Number 1 SIP FLIP

The top trending item is the SIP FLIP Folding coffee cup. These are huge at retail with the Stojo ones selling for around $20.

Go To Product Page

Get your logo on a retail style folding silicone reusable coffee mugs. These dishwasher safer, BPA free silicone folding cups and mugs are perfect for your logo or trade show.

Number 2 Custom Socks

The #2 top trending item is our Custom Socks. These are also huge at retail and command a great reseller price. Special DEAL Just for you! Order any sock (sublimated or knit) for only $2.98 NET (based on 500 pairs) including FREE SHIPPING/NO SET UP!

Go To Product Page

stop paying too much for custom logo socks

stop paying too much for custom logo socks

Number 3 Custom Phone Stands/Grips

The #3 top trending item is our collection of phone grips. These are massive at retail and command a great resale price.

Go To Collection Page

popsocket for promo, tradeshow and b2b marketing swag. Ge

popsocket for promo, tradeshow and b2b marketing swag. Ge

Need Samples? Email US here

 

 

 

Get a FREE Video on the Folding Coffee Cup. Sip Flip

Distributors! Would your like a FREE Marketing Video for the SIP FLIP Folding Coffee Cup?

Of course you would! You’re Smart aren’t you?

Promo Motive….Yes! We are insane… we will make you a totally free Video…host it on Youtube PLUS send you a emailable video all with your logo on it….just like the one below…..all for freaking free!

Just email us your logo and info….give us a day. Email John@promocrunch.com

Here are the flyers and details.

retail prices on folding coffee mugs

retail prices on folding coffee mugs

get your logo on a folding silicone coffee mug

get your logo on a folding silicone coffee mug

folding reusable silicone coffee mug for logo promotional product

folding reusable silicone coffee mug for logo promotional product

promo motive factory direct

Chinese New Years Dates and Factory Closures 2019.

Chinese New Years Dates and Factory Closures 2019.

Why does Chinese New Year effect International business so dramatically?

Each year the Chinese New Years disrupts business and lives like no other holiday on the planet. Imagine Christmas, Hannukah, Ramadan and Thanksgiving all rolled into one 3 week long bender and you get CNY.The Holiday is February 7th Yet All Factory Closes from January 27th- Feb 20th 2019. Why? 
promo motive factory direct

promo motive factory direct

“If you want a re order or wish to place a new order before CNY shuts down, order by January10th, 2019!”

Awful breakfast in China. China direct product promotional products from promo motive

China direct product promotional products from promo motive. Get your logo on unique promotional products. ASI and PPAI promo.

 Promo Motive deals direct with factories in China to deliver unique promotional products. Each year the world’s largest holiday throws a wrench into business and trade around the world. Here is a clear and concise explanation.”

Want to know more…? Call us at 1-888-908-1481 or email us 
Get your logo on a Stojo style folding silicone reusable coffee mugs. These dishwasher safer, BPA free silicone folding cups and mugs are perfect for your logo or trade show.

Get your logo on a Stojo style folding silicone reusable coffee mugs. These dishwasher safer, BPA free silicone folding cups and mugs are perfect for your logo or trade show.

Chinese New Years 2019

The reason and facts about Chinese New Years are unknown to many of here in the West…so this blog post will give you a simple explanation which might help you to explain to your customers why the holiday is so disruptive.
China direct product promotional products from promo motive

China direct product promotional products from promo motive. Get your logo on unique promotional products. ASI and PPAI promo.

1) China is the most populous country in the world with 1.25 BILLION people. That is 4 times the population of the USA living in about the same area as the USA. It is 40 times the population of Canada!
2) Most people in China work in TRADE ZONES….these are large industrial areas (such as Shenzhen) . A TRADE ZONE is where cities and areas were built 30-40 years ago by the Chinese Govt to concentrate certain types of industry in one area. Shenzhen is electronics.
3) 35 years ago Shenzhen had a population of 100,000 people, mostly farmers. Now, Shenzhen is a city of 25 million with 100 Million living in the surrounding area. The total area of Shenzhen is about the size of Southern California from Los Angeles to San Diego!
4) Most people living in Shenzhen (and the other major centers) have moved there from the country-side of rural China…… If you were to look at Miami on a USA map…think of that as Shenzhen….Everyone comes from somewhere else!
5) Come Chinese New Years…(or close to the actual holiday)….100’s of millions of people (yes 100’s of millions) get on the train or in their cars and go home……most cannot afford to fly home (domestic airlines are expensive) so they drive for 2-5 days or train for the 3-4 days….just to get home for New Years.
6) The best way to think of this is imagine EVERYONE in the USA leaves work and gets in their car or takes a train to travel a minimum of 500-1000 miles. That is a pretty close idea of the chaos!
7) Once they get back home, (after 2-5 days of travel)  about 15% of the all of the people who went home for the holiday…DO NOT RETURN…..they don’t phone in and say they are not coming back…they just DON’T RETURN!
8) So….after the holidays…employers are scrambling to get new employees to fill the roles of those who did not return.  There is even a NEW business that has cropped up after the holiday to capture the returnees……Job Catchers…these are people who stand at the train stations and ask returning workers A) What do you do?..and B) How much do you make?…..They then offer these returnees (right there and then) another job at a better wage..(and then drive them to the new factory or place of work)….a full 5-7% of people returning back actually start a NEW JOB!
9) The actual holiday is Feb 7th in 2018, but it effects are felt well in advance and well after the holiday….and oh yeah…almost forgot…
10) In September and October (9 months after CNY) there is a baby boom….spouses who have not seen each other except for CNY get pregnant and then in the Autumn the woman goes home to have the baby….
So…..next time a client asks you why………send them this blog…..and it will help….

Call 1-888-908-1481 John@promocrunch.com 

pop-phone-stand

pop-phone-stand