Promotional gifts are incentives for customers to buy your product. Something about free gifts gets customers excited and they are more willing to make the effort and purchase from you. Giving away promotional gifts can also allow yourself to gain a competitive advantage against your competitors, which is extremely crucial, especially in a saturated market/industry. Below is an example by the brand Blue Ribbon.

Buy a Blue Ribbon’s ice cream tub for kids and receive a branded gift with purchase bowl! This promotion is offered in Australia at all participating Safeway and Woolworth stores. There are over 60,000 units of branded ice cream bowls being offered as a GWP promo product to consumers. Each unit is at a value of RRP AU$4.95.

Streets Blue Ribbon Ice Cream Bowl promotion

This is a great GWP product to offer with ice cream. Consumers buying the ice cream tub can immediately use the bowl when they go home and start enjoying their delicious ice cream. You may be able to attract new customers and gain customer loyalty due to the free custom promotional gift.

Bowls (like the one in the picture above) are very easy to customize – you can design it in any colour, branding, size, etc. There is also a lot of room for branding on the outside of the bowl, which will help in increasing brand awareness. Consumers who are using the bowl will also be constantly reminded of your brand. Furthermore, ice cream promotions are great if they can be co-branded with an animated movie or with some other toy that is appealing to children.


How can ODM help you?

Keen on creating your very own promotional gift and boost your brand awareness and visibility? Feel free to contact ODM today! Our specialists will help you with every step of customising your promotional item. The experienced product designers will provide you with multiple unique and innovative ideas to wow your audience.


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