Monday, May 28, 2012

Fire Up A Promotion With Custom BBQ Gifts

Seventy-one percent of all Americans own a grill, and 74 percent use their grill at least once a week, according to the 2012 Weber Grill Watch Survey. Are they using custom BBQ gifts featuring your company’s logo? They should be.

With the summer season upon us, you can bet grill masters will be out in full force, flipping those burgers and juicing up that chicken.

Come Memorial Day, an estimated 71 percent of grill owners will fire up their backyard grill for some flame-kissed fare, a 10-percent jump from last year.

“We continue to see a rise in the number of people grilling for nearly all major holidays, including Memorial Day, the Fourth of July (90 percent), Father’s Day (53 percent) and even birthdays (76 percent),” Brooke Jones, director of marketing for Weber-Stephen Products LLC, the world’s leading manufacturer of outdoor gas and charcoal grills and grilling accessories, said in a press release.

In honor of it being National BBQ Month, we polled our fans at to find out your favorite grub for grilling. The results are in:
  • 50% love burgers
  • 29% choose steak
  • 14% prefer fish
  • 7% enjoy hot dogs
If you love grilling out, chances are your customers do, too. Equip them with promotional BBQ tools to enhance their grilling experience and to get your brand, logo and message out there.

Now’s the time to give custom BBQ gifts—don’t wait until the end of summer. We have a full lineup of Promotional BBQ Accessories, from logoed aprons to custom grilling gift sets.

Sunday, May 13, 2012

Pack A Punch With Packaging

How do you take your vodka? How about in a reusable, stainless steel canteen? It’s an unconventional idea, but it’s one that’s getting KRU 82 vodka some serious attention on the shelves.

One liquor outlet in the New York metro area reported that 80 percent of customers wanted to try KRU 82; a normal taste test only attracts about 30 percent of customers. The liquor outlet sold 20 cases in a matter of days. The owner says the packaging is the reason for the swift sales.

26 oz. Stainless Steel Drink Bottle conveys style and outdoorsy appeal. Hikers can pack some glasses and vermouth in their backpacks, and voila: martinis on the slopes. Or not. It’s just nice to have the option. This packaging also appeals to the green crowd.  It’s 100-percent BPA-free and shatterproof, so users can refill and reuse.

KRU 82 stands out from other vodkas because of its distinctive packaging. So we say: Ditch the proverbial bottle. Dare to mix it up with your packaging. 

Promo know-how tip: Presentation matters. Polish your campaign with the right packaging, whether it’s a drawstring jute bag or a glossy gift box.

Monday, May 7, 2012

You may need Plastic Souvenir Drinking Cups!

Is your Company or Community Organization planning or sponsoring any summer events like festivals, concerts, weddings, fundraisers, company picnics, or Fourth of July parties?  If so, you may need Plastic Souvenir Drinking Cups!

Don't lose a Branding Opportunity by using generic cups. Your Organization can make all their events awesome with stunning cups from !  

And, we make it easy to do with low minimums, free stock art, and short lead times.  I can even help you with your art and supply you with a free virtual proof. Let's make this Summer and AWSOME one! I look forward to with you soon. 

John Kennedy