June 7, 2012
Filed under: Tip of the Day
Quick Response (QR) codes seem to be everywhere these days. From magazines and food packages to signs and even billboards*, QR code volume is growing by leaps and bounds, but how many marketers are actually utilizing this new advertising tool to its fullest potential? Most likely very few.
This month’s “Tech Tactics” in Counselor magazine seeks out expert advice on how best to tap into the full power of QR codes. Check it out now, and in the meantime here are 6 tips marketers should consider before going down the QR code path.
Read the entire article for more expert information, plus a great case study.
*A billboard?! I mean, come on! Think about how dangerous that is …
June 6, 2012
When I think of Hawaiian shirts, I think of three things:
Personally, I’ve never been a fan. Something about them just screams retirement, and I’d like to think that I’m far away from the age of the average retiree. But apparently Hawaiian shirts are really stylish these days and making a comeback. In this month’s Wearables Monthly Trend video, my colleague and partner in crime C.J. “Where’s My Tom Selleck Mustache” Mittica goes in search of the coolest, hippest promotional Hawaiian shirt fashions in the industry. What do you think, hip or hideous? You decide after watching this video.
June 4, 2012
Filed under: Fun
When it comes to promotional products and royalty, the Brits are downright wacky. No, seriously!
Last year we did a blog about all the crazy promotional products we found on the streets of London for the Royal Wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton.
Just over a year later, check out some of these ad specialty oddities created for the Queen Mum’s 60-year reign. For more images on the Royal Jubilee, check out the Time slideshow here. Cheerio!