Promotional products have been in use as a cost-effective marketing tactic for years. Right from new businesses to big enterprises, these giveaways are a marketers’ favorite. Here are some interesting stats about the use of promotional products:

  • In the U.S., 8 out of 10 consumers have one to 10 promotional products.
  • Six out of 10 such consumers keep promotional products with them for up to two years.
  • 85% of people do business with the advertiser after receiving a promotional item.
  • 31% of the U.S. consumers own a promotional bag.
  • 89% of consumers can recall the advertiser even two years after receiving a promotional product.
  • 63% of consumers give away their promotional products when not needed.

The importance of promotional products for business promotion can be gauged from these stats. According to a study by PPAI, 94% of people remember where they received a promotional product gift. The study also reveals that 83% of consumers like to get promotional products that have an advertising message. Those who receive the products, 85% of them do business with the advertiser. Furthermore, 58% of the surveyed consumers said they keep the gift items from one year to four years.

Five reasons why promotional products are crucial for a business:

  • Low-cost effective marketing
  • Instant brand recognition
  • Improved exposure of your business
  • Works as your business card
  • Helps win new customers that stay loyal

A cleverly mapped promotional campaign using promotional giveaways complement other forms of advertising and help maximize the impact on your target audience and to effectively raise your brand profile.