Thanksgiving and the promotional products

Andy from PromoDirect in Canada comes a tell us about the ways to say “Thank you” for Thanksgiving.

The event was celebrated to give thanks to God for helping the Pilgrims of Plymouth Colony survive their first brutal winter in New England. The first Thanksgiving feast lasted three days, providing enough food for 53 pilgrims and 90 Native Americans.

I have always been fascinated by the thanksgiving day despite that we don’t celebrate it in Europe, especially because of the turkey and the mashed potatoe that always made me salivate a lot !

The Thanksgiving day takes play every last thursday of November.

Let’s see what are Andy’s advises on how to say thank you for thanksgiving:

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ASI Study: Promotional Products Beat Prime-Time TV

Ad specialties are less expensive per impression than most other media

TREVOSE, PA – November 8, 2010– The Advertising Specialty Institute today released a landmark study that proves advertising specialties beat out prime-time TV, radio and print advertising as the most cost-effective advertising medium available.

The most significant findings of the 2010 Global Advertising Specialties Impressions Study show advertising specialties are less expensive per impression than most other media* and are very affordable and effective when compared to other forms of media.

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Portable Seating Device

On the Web of, we found a real fun product: the Chairless, a portable sitting strap!

Ohh don’t laugh! at first sight we could think it’s the most stupid useless product you’ve heard about, but let’s try to understand exactly how it works and what are the origins of this interesting product:

“Chairless is an adjustable sitting strap designed in Europe, to be wrapped around the back and knees in order to relieve tension and stabilize the body.

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We just go with the cheapest

Posted by Paul Rose from Merchandise Mania

paul rose Now does that sound familiar to you? Certainly in the current marketplace it makes sense for people to shop around for the most competitive prices. Now I’ve spoken many times about the importance of value over price, but it seems that there are still some people in the world who just want it cheapest and so for those people, this week’s blog is dedicated to you.

The first thing you’ll notice is that it’s FREE. There you go, you simply cannot get cheaper than that short of my actually paying to read this stuff, and as I know that quite a lot of you are, I think we can all agree that that’s not going to happen.

In all seriousness, let me ask you a question. Is your company the cheapest in your industry? Now really think about that before you answer, because some of you would have instantly thought “YES! YES WE ARE AND WE’RE PROUD OF IT”.

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Time in a CAN

The importance of packaging is something too many people ignore. It is a promotional tool which makes us decide, conscious or unconsciously which product we

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