Category: Promo-Gifts News

We have made our first infographic, Hope you like it!

The BPMA has for the past few years, ran independent surveys across a large range of individuals in various industries and business sectors in the UK.

The surveys consist of various questions which have multiple choice answers. Using the data provided by the BPMA (British Promotional Merchandise Association) we have constructed the infographic below.

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I recently had a bit of a rant on linkedin that I though would make an interesting blog post.  Some names have been removed to protect peoples identity. And some extra bits added for theatrical effect.  My intention is not to degrade what was an amazing olympic games.

I loved the Games.

What a fantastic display of British Hospitality. What an amazing buzz around London. I thoroughly enjoyed the whole thing from start to finish. I was glued to the TV for most of the events we were competing in and my fingers were regularly hopping to that red button.

But seriously… good for our industry?

Why are Locog so intent on stopping anyone from printing or displaying the olympic rings? It’s ridiculous. How do they even own the rights to this? It was originally designed in 1912 by Baron Pierre de Coubertin, the founder of the modern Olympic Games. I’m sure he would have not been happy with the way the logo is guarded. Particularly as he designed it as the coming together of continents.  Hardly sounds like the “olympic spirit” we hear so much about.

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Just found this on a guerrilla marketing blog and I thought I would share it.  This is an image of a printed pint glass that was used for a new Guinness marketing social media stunt.

The idea is that it tweets, updates facebook, checks in on 4square and downloads various coupons and promotions that you can use to either buy guinness or win prizes.

However when you actually scan the QR code the link takes you to a holding page on  I’m not sure if the domain is not yet active or if they forgot to actually buy the domain in the first place.

I don’t want to point any fingers as the Guinness marketing department could one day be one of our clients 😉  But clearly something went wrong somewhere.

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When you request a quotation from us we will always ask you if you want us to make you a PDF visual so that you can see how your logo looks on the product you are enquiring about.

We Do Not Charge for This Service!

All that we ask is that you reply to the quotation email with the artwork in an Outlined Vector Format EPS file.

PDF or Illustrator AI file is also ok, so long as the artwork is vectored.  We can also in some cases accept hi resolution JPG images.  It depends what you are printing onto and how you are printing.

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All the prices on our website are displayed as guide prices.  We are a promotional merchandise distributor.  This means that we do not hold stock or print the items ourselves.   We use our expertise in the industry to locate the best prices for the products you are looking for. A lot of our products are bought in from the far east and these products are subject to various different costs.

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