The first USB stick was sold in the magical year of 2000, and immediately became a worldwide hit. It’s amazing to think about how far technology has come in less than twenty years, and nowadays USB sticks are staple items that almost everybody has. The first generation USB sticks only had a storage capacity of 8mb, which roughly equates to only a few files.
As of 2016, however, there are already USB sticks with 1 terrabyte capacity. With 1 terabyte capacity. If you do not require so much memory capacity, there are various options available: 4/8/16/32/64/128/256GB. The market is saturated with so many different ideas for the use of Custom USB sticks. Because USB sticks have been around for such a long time, it might be difficult to come up with new ideas for designs. Let us help you with this brainstorming process for original designs for Custom USB Sticks!
1. High End Leather Custom USB
USB sticks might not be that special, but that’s no reason to use boring Custom USB sticks! This high end design has a leather strap and a magnet attached to it. There is an opening on the other side, so it can be worn on a chain or cord. Imagine matching this to that three piece suit, to add that little finishing touch to your outfit and the message you’re sending across. Functionality and style in one. A brand name or logo can be put on the leather strap, or etched into the metal.
This type of Custom USB sticks would be perfect to set the tone of your company. These USBs have a luxurious feel to them, making them perfect corporate gifts or promotional products for CEOs.
If you are interested in this design, please use reference code ODM-1449.
2. Stone Custom USB
Growing tired of all those plastic USB sticks? Think outside the box! This Custom USB surely makes an entrance with its beautiful precious stone appearance. This Custom USB stick is made out of a dark green stone, looking a lot like jade. Even the cap is carved from stone. At the other end of the USB stick, there is a hole drilled out, with a cord and decorative bead attached to it. Besides being very functional, this USB doubles as a fashionable statement necklace.
This Custom USB stick would be perfect for Asian markets, as their love for jade is profound. It would once again make a perfect corporate gift, Gift with Purchase or Purchase with Purchase item for your customers. Using such high end designs for your promotion will definitely attract a lot of customers, and might even increase their brand loyalty.
If you are interested in this design, please use reference code ODM-1450.
3. Ceramic Custom USB stick
Another great promotional idea for the Asian market. This unique Custom USB stick is made out of porcelain, and features typical Eastern decorations. The blue USB has an image of a dragon, and the red USB stick has a crane, both very popular and symbolic in Eastern cultures. The golden strip around the cap gives it a luxurious touch. At the bottom there’s also a drilled hole, which means that this Custom USB can also be used as a finishing touch to your outfit. This would make a very nice corporate gift or marketing gift!
If you are interested in this design, please use reference code ODM-1451.
4. Custom USB Tie Clip
This Custom USB has a very sleek design. A great item to use around the office. This way you will always have a quick USB stick around with any important files. It’s a very minimalistic design, so it won’t look strange on your tie either. No need to carry around a chunky USB stick when you can have a tiny one like this!
This would make a great corporate gift or a corporate promotion. Ties are still worn a lot in the office, so sporting this sleek Custom USB will definitely earn you stares from envious collegues! A brand logo can be etched into the clip, making a very visible promo item.
If you are interested in this design, please use reference code ODM-1169.
5. Cardboard Custom USB stick
A whole other type of Custom USB is this cardboard design. Literally made out of a piece of cardboard, it’s an eco-friendly alternative to the classic plastic design. Secondly, cardboard USB sticks are relatively cheap to produce, making them very budget-friendly. The cardboard can come in any colour and shape, and customising the design is cheaper than it would be with a plastic USB stick. The cardboard gives it a very rustic and novelty look, perfect for brands that want to try something new and different.
If you are interested in this design, please use reference code ODM-1453.
There’s different kinds of cardboard Custom USB sticks. For example, these cardboard USB sticks come in strips, and can be snapped off. The empty space on the surface of the USB stick can be used to write on. This way, you can write down what is on the USB stick. Afterwards you can easily identify which files are on what USB sticks.
Cardboard Custom USB sticks are a budget friendly idea for your company promotion. They are versatile, cheap and very functional. They are perfect for quick data transfer. No need to buy expensive or elaborate USB sticks when you have a strip of these laying around!
If you are interested in this design, please use reference code ODM-1454.
At ODM we have significant experience in product design, sourcing and manufacturing. We can help you with your marketing budgets effectively. Be sure to contact us and let us know the reference code if you are interested in finding out more information about effective Custom USB promotions.
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Who is the right target audience for a custom USB?
Custom USBs can be given as corporate gifts to clients. They can also be included in the product promotion as maybe a gift with purchase or on pack promotion. Depending on the industry your brand is in.
How do i know what USB design to pick?
Picking a design depends on a number of factors like your budget, brand needs, target audience and your promotional end goal. What do you intend to achieve with this promotion?