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How Custom Notepads Can Keep Your Seminar on Task

Custom notepads are a great attendance gift for seminars and conferences. Issuing a custom notepad to participants is a key way to get them excited about the work you’re going to do. It reminds participants why they chose to be here. You can ensure they remember the key portions of your presentation by including key points in the notepad art. It also reduces the shuffling and searching that’s par for the course of seminars. Everyone is prepared to take notes and focus.

Remind people why they’re there

When you hand attendees their gift packs, you’re really handing them their purpose in a physical item. They may have signed up for your seminar for different reasons, but these reasons are not tangible. A notepad is. When they look at a notepad with your art and/or message on the pages, they remember the intangible reasons they signed up for this conference. Consequently, you increase their connection and their engagement with a physical token.

Include a key point in the art

If there’s one thing that people should take away from your seminar, what is it? Can you boil it down to one quote, phrase, or sentence? A simple quote that calls to mind your broader points is perfect for this. Acronyms, for example, can support a huge idea in a small place. Custom notepads give you a canvas to impress your ideas on again. Take advantage of this opportunity. Choose an image that fits the space and carries impact.

No one comes unprepared

Handing out custom notepads (and maybe a pen) serves a purpose beyond self-promotion. You give everyone the tools they need to succeed. Yes, everyone should bring note-taking equipment to a seminar. Unfortunately, no one is perfect; so, out of a spirit of compassion let’s gloss over that. The fact is that many people are actually distracted when they try to take notes. A laptop or tablet is actually a distraction box waiting to spring its trap. Halfway through the seminar, they get hungry, distracted, or bored. They have to answer a quick email. Then they have to browse Amazon. Then everyone around them is distracted, watching them scroll through the sales. Instead, you can offer them at least a strong indication that ink and paper are good enough for notes today.

Custom notepads give you a chance to connect with your audience. You can offer them a less distracting way to take notes. At the same time, you can ensure that the core concepts of your seminar stick in their minds. Everything else aside, custom notepads are a tangible reminder of the intangible knowledge they’re coming to get from you.

How to Uniquely Market Your Business

Marketing your business takes a lot of work and creativity. The days of handing over business cards and knocking on doors are not over, but they are antiquated marketing strategies.  To market your business effectively, you need to be creative and think outside the box.  Getting a potential customer to notice your business is good, making them remember your business is great!  This article will give you some fantastic, unique ideas to market your business.

Custom Mugs

Almost everyone drinks coffee.  Giving a potential customer or an established customer a custom mug is a great way to advertise your business.  Every time someone picks up a mug, they usually look at the mug to make sure it is theirs.  If your business name, logo, or both are printed on the mug, it is a constant reminder of your business.  You also have the option of printing funny, inspirational, or calming slogans on the mug.  For example, if you own a landscaping business, you could put, “The grass is greener when it’s fertilized,” on the mug and print your company name on the other side or at the bottom. The possibilities are endless and your only limit is the space.  You do not want the custom mug to have too much writing because no one is going to sit and read a long spiel when they just want a cup of coffee. You simply want your company name noticed and remembered – often.  A bonus to marketing with custom mugs is that people who do not drink coffee often use mugs for pen and pencil holders.  This means the mug is sitting in one place and is seen many times daily.

If you have trouble coming up with exactly what to put on your mug, Guru Printers will help.  We can help you “see” what you are thinking of and even help you think of something if you are having trouble coming up with a design on your own.

Notepads

Think about the last office you visited, how many notepads did you see lying around?  There is always a notepad near for someone to jot something, list something, write down a phone number, or even doodle on.  If you provide notepads with your business name, logo, or both on them, every single time someone writes on one of them, your business is noticed.  People have a natural curiosity and will look at a picture, words, or a slogan on a notepad.  In addition, notepads have numerous sheets of paper and will therefore be a business advertisement for quite a while.

At Guru Printers, we offer four different sizes of notepads with either 25 to 50 sheets of paper.  This is a very economical and effective way to market your business.

Custom Tote Bags

Custom tote bags may just be the cream-of-the-crop when marketing your business.  Eco-friendly, reusable, and easy to carry, cotton canvas totes last a long time.  Picture your business name, logo, image, or all three on a custom tote.  Now imagine five people carrying that tote into every store they go in for the next 10 days.  Not only are the individuals carrying the tote aware of your business, everyone they pass who notices the tote has just been informed about your business.  That is huge exposure for your company.

You can have a funny message, a captivating picture, or just your company’s name and logo printed on the custom tote.  No matter where you go, people are going to notice that custom tote bag.  At Guru Printers, we carry 6 oz. cotton canvas, 9” x 13” custom tote bags that can be printed on one side or both.  If you need help designing, give us a call at (213) 612-4451 (Downtown) or (213) 935-8657 (Arts District).

Guru Printers is a family-owned and operated company and we pride ourselves on excellent customer service, dedication, quality products, and low prices.  We welcome the opportunity to help you uniquely market your business.