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Marketing with gifts

The impact of gift giving

What’s in a gift? A thoughtful token of appreciation, a basketful of delicacies, a uniquely, handmade gift just for the occasion. The right gift can say everything from thank you to thinking of you, making gift-giving a great way for your business to connect with customers, build loyalty, and grow your brand.

Stay front of mind

A card during the holidays is great, but consider sending customers little gifts throughout the year to keep them engaged. Remember (this may not be good for the ego but…) no one gets up every morning thinking about you. Organized quarterly, you’re now gifting four times a year, giving you more opportunities to connect with your customers to show thanks for their continued support. And you don’t need to quadruple your budget — planning ahead, and ordering larger quantities of gift containers like baskets or trays, can keep your gift expenses manageable.

Make an Impression

Make an impression with your gifts, and remind customers how special they are. Truly custom gifts, the kind that demonstrate thought and care, go a long way toward building loyalty. Go beyond just printing your logo on pens and mugs.  Think about how you can wow your customers with personalized gifts. Bear town Baskets work with our customers, no matter the size, to create gifts and make gift containers to off their brand from their point of view, and to make customers feel special. 

Tell Your Story

Are you putting some thought into what goes into that basket or box? The gifts you give add to the story your brand represents you and your company. If your brand is fun loving, make sure your gifting reflects that. Build a baskets around an idea –  choose the contents of that basket based on that idea. If your brand is sober and serious, keep your gifts professional and useful. If your brand is all about fun or the elegant things, think about what sorts of gifts your customers will like and use on a regular basis. Remember when you put a logo on something to eat, it disappears. Put you information on something that lasts – surprisingly a garbage can be elegant and your logo on it will last for a long time. When was the last time you threw out a garbage can?

Don’t ForgetEngage Customers with Gifting – Not Just Once A Year, but oftenBuild Loyalty with Unique, Custom-made GiftsLet Your Gifting Tell Your Story, Refer you and Grow Your BrandDon’t forget to ask for the referral.

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Marketing with Personalized Ceramic Mugs

Personalized Ceramic Mugs for Your Business
If you’re trying to boost business, personalized coffee mugs can make a lasting impact on your customers. Retail stores, coffee shops, tech startups and everyone else can take advantage of the many uses of custom-made mugs.

Personalized Mugs – Benefits


Businesses recognize that a personalized mug an easy marketing system – it’s right in the face of the client. They can’t miss your logo or motto.

Whether it’s for marketing purposes or you’re trying to boost profits, ceramic mugs can have many benefits for local, regional and national business alike.

Spreading Your Message

A custom ceramic coffee mug is something that will stick around in your clients offices/homes for a long time.

Your logo and tagline branded on a mug an attractive and functional way to spread your message. Featuring uniquely-glazed finishes and eye-catching designs, customers won’t be able to resist the urge to pick it up and test it out for themselves.

A Personalized Mug Keepsake

When a customer invests in a mug, your business gets the benefit brand exposure for years to come.
A Conversation Piece
Personalized coffee mugs – Customers may be more than happy to share your story with their friends over a mug of coffee. People love sharing their good experiences and they can become an extended part of your marketing plan. They will help spread what you’re all about.

Personalized Mugs to create interest in your company

  1. Give Mugs Away to Clients
    Give personalized mugs to clients to show your appreciation.
  2. Use Mugs in Your Office
    Place mugs in your office for staff to use. This keeps your brand front and center for your employees and customers..

Personalized Mugs in your office, auto dealership or restaurant

If you own a restaurant, mugs can be a great way to make customers feel welcome. You’ll have patrons exclaiming when they see your branded mugs.
If you have a brick and mortar, an auto dealership – offer coffee in one of your personalized mugs. This puts it front and center. Offer it for referrals, good suggestion, or just because.

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BearTown Baskets, Moves To New Bern, NC

BearTown Baskets.com – New Bern, NC creates personalized and customized gifts and gift baskets. We work with marketing managers, realtors, insurance companies, hotels, small and large businesses owners to implement gift-giving programs for customers retention, new customers and referrals. No budget is too small – we work within your budget. Ask us about our popular client-touch, drop-by, and pop-by gifts, at minimal cost can lead to amazing results. GIFT BTB.jpg
https://www.beartownbaskets.com/

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New Bern, NC – Small Town USA

We’ve recently found the prettiest little town called New Bern in North Carolina where everyone knows our name (well, not quite but getting there). It’s that town that you mention and folks usually say “yep, it’s that place with all the bridges and lots of sailboats” but we’ve never stopped.P1340315

 

New Bern is approximately 35 miles from the Outer Banks of North Carolina. It is located where the Neuse and Trent rivers meet on the east coast of North Carolina. This area is referred to as The Crystal Coast – aptly named.

Restaurants & Cultural Scene
There are frequent festivals that bring many people the charming downtown area that has several interesting restaurants. Hope you have a car.

Recommendations:

  1. The Aquarium at pine-Knoll: http://www.ncaquariums.com/pine-knoll-shores (it’s small but lots of cool animals)
  2. Fort Macon http://www.ncparks.gov/fort-macon-state-park. Also if you want to take a drive – Atlantic Beach is approximately 40 minutes away. https://www.crystalcoastnc.org/region/atlantic-beach.
  3. Check out this site too: http://www.visitnewbern.com

View from our boat

Welome to New Bern, NC

 

Don’t forget to check out our store Beartown Baskets, recently relocated to New Bern, NC for your customized and personalized gifts and gift baskets – all occasion, corporate gifts and drop-by/pop-by gifts.

 

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Bear Town Baskets

As a small business owner (Bear Town Baskets), I was on a quest to find a quaint little town to grow some roots. I wasn’t sure it was something I could find and not really sure my gift basket business would thrive outside of a large city, but it was worth a try.

bear logo1 20181030_192935.pngNew Bern, aka known as Bear Town,  and has over 50 bears scattered throughout the town. It’s a quirky reason visitors flock to New Bern. These hand-painted bear designs are on life-size bears. These bears, in historic downtown, are decorated with absolutely gorgeous colors, artistic designs, hats, flags, flowers, and each bear is uniquely designed. Check out the Visit New Bern website for details.

I was pleasantly surprised when to find the quaintest, hidden gem of a town,  New Bern, NC. Most people seem to have heard of it as a town on the way to the beaches, but for whatever the reason, it still appears to be a well-kept secret.  This small town appears to be growing in leaps and bounds. But, shhh don’t tell anyone our secret!

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Your Customers & Corporate Gifting.

Did you know the purpose of a Corporate Gift Giving?

Let’s face it: chances are your customers don’t wake up thinking about you.

Staying top of mind is up to you. There’s power in a personal touch and the number one reason for corporate gift giving is often to improve relationships, it also helps:. 

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retain present customers,

obtain potential customers,

Show appreciation to employees.

Small gifts are also an excellent method to show employees, clients, partners, and coworkers how much you appreciate them. 

 

Please visit us at https://beartownbaskets.com/ or come talk with us at our Trade Share table at Flame. Your company is just one of many that clients can turn to when they’re in need of new business. 

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Valentine’s Gift For Your Guy

Reveal your romantic side this Valentine’s Day by presenting the man in your life with a gift that will steal his heart and make him fall in love with you all over again.

What you buy reflects how you see him and the relationship. You would want it to be something thoughtful, creative, and appropriate for the amount of time you’ve been together. Guys are notoriously tough to shop for, you’re choosing something for your boyfriend, husband, or long term partner that will ensure he feels significant in your life. Let him know how much you care by giving him a Valentine’s Day gift that’s different.

Some great gift ideas include:

Gone Fishing! gift-basket

If he enjoys fishing, it is a gift which will show your sense of style, good taste and knowledge of your beloved’s secret passion. He is going to be ”HOOKED” when he sees this ‘Gone Fishing!’ Gourmet Gift Basket. This gift includes a great assortment of practical fishing gifts like Fishing Bobbers, Eagle Claw Snelled Fish Hooks and features a Fishing Themed Photo Frame and Ceramic Fishing Mug. Plus after a long day out on the lake he can come home to some delicious snacks fishing kit is for the perfect catch, just like your Valentine is for you!
Hole-in-One for Him

Finally, a Valentine’s gift designed just for him! The experts at Godiva have created the ideal gift for Valentine’s Day for the most important man in your life. He’ll be thinking about you with love and admiration while enjoying a great game of golf.

Home is Where he hangs his hammer 

Whether it’s a new house or a fixer-upper, send them this unique and practical gift basket to welcome them to their new home! We have included lots of delicious gourmet foods to keep them energized for all those projects designed in a unique 16” double level Tool Box with a removable tray – perfect to keep all their household tools!
Celebrate this Valentine’s Day with a gorgeous gift from Beartown Baskets.

Valentine’s Day is the time for love and appreciation. Order romantic gift baskets from GiftBasketVillas.com today and save with the coupon LOVE50 or LOVE10 whichever works best for you. Enjoy this holiday with great deals! Hurry! This offer expires on February 10th. Watch our short video to learn more about our great gifts.

Hole-in-One for Him

Finally, a Valentine’s gift designed just for him! The experts at Godiva have created the ideal gift for Valentine’s Day for the most important man in your life. He’ll be thinking about you with love and admiration while enjoying a great game of golf.

Home is Where he hangs his hammer 

Whether it’s a new house or a fixer-upper, send them this unique and practical gift basket to welcome them to their new home! We have included lots of delicious gourmet foods to keep them energized for all those projects designed in a unique 16” double level Tool Box with a removable tray – perfect to keep all their household tools!
Celebrate this Valentine’s Day with a gorgeous gift from Beartown Baskets.

Valentine’s Day is the time for love and appreciation. Order romantic gift baskets from Beartownbaskets.com today and save with the coupon LOVE50 or LOVE10 whichever works best for you. Enjoy this holiday with great deals! Hurry! This offer expires on February 10th. Watch our short video to learn more about our great gifts.