Businesses are constantly on the lookout for ways to market themselves to consumers. There are myriad approaches to choose from, each with its own cost and projected results. Some are better in certain situations than others. A company must know exactly what it is trying to achieve before making a choice. For example, the distribution of promotional products is an effective way to market to existing customers. These are usually low-cost items that are highly useful. The sport the business logo and may contain messaging. Companies can even go so far as opting specifically for eco friendly promotional products as these can provide the following:
Establish the Brand’s Values
Millennials and younger generations have values that are different from the those who have come before them. This is evident when you see the debates raging online about the environment and climate change. It is the young who will have to deal with the effects and so they are much more concerned about these issues. If the business is targeting this market segment, then it should make sure that their audience knows their position on the matter. Promotional products with eco friendly materials or messages can be seen as a show of support. These consumers are more likely to have a favorable view of the business.
Strengthen Consumer Loyalty
Young people expect the companies they deal with to have the same values that they do. If there is any disconnect, then they become suspicious and may shift to a competitor. If they get assurance that the values are the same, then they are more likely to increase spending and become a brand evangelist. They will promote the business to their friends and try to convert others for free. They will be a lower probability that they will entertain competing brands since they are already satisfied not only with the products but with the brand itself which they identify with.
Enhance Brand Recall
These eco friendly promotional products are often everyday items that people use a great deal. This means that recipients are likely to see them day in and day out. They will have a vision of the logo in their minds all the time. The brand recall will thus be higher. It will be much easier to convince them to but more from the company since they are already familiar with it. It is already ingrained in their minds as a constant companion.