Today, let’s write! What is your preferred writing utensil: pen or pencil? Personalized pens can become annoying if you make a mistake, but pencils always need sharpened. Today is National Pencil Day, so let’s give the pencil a turn!
Did you know…
Graphite was discovered around 1500, becoming the core of the common pencil
The center of the pencil is still referred to as “lead”, even though it is actually graphite
The delicate graphite sticks were originally wrapped in string or sheepskin
Is handwriting becoming obsolete? These days, everyone spends so much time typing away on their phones, tablets, and computers. Do we even remember how to hold a pen and write a note? Today, on National Handwriting Day, let’s strive a little harder to start writing more personalized notes.
But even so, how else can you write down a note while you’re on your phone or computer than by grabbing a pen and actually writing it down? What better way to keep your company on your customer’s brain than by giving them personalized pens to keep at their desks.
Anyone who is sitting at their desk will notice those personalized pens with your company logo printed on them. If they need your company’s phone number in a jiffy, the easiest way for them to find it is by grabbing that personalized pen with your phone number already printed on it.
What better way to treat your customers today and stay on their minds all year than with any of these personalized pens.
It’s finally the week of Christmas, and holiday vacation is here! How will you spend your valuable days off? Today is Crossword Puzzle Day, so what is cozier than curling up in front of the fireplace with a puzzle and a mug of hot chocolate? These personalized pens will be your magic weapon to complete it in record time!
Are you a planner or a procrastinator? Did you finish all your holiday shopping back in October or do you still have a few things you need to check off your list? No worries if you’re part of the latter group- everywhere you look, companies offer “rush orders” these last few days before Christmas.
Need some rush-order promotional products for your favorite customers? Check. Looking for a few more stocking stuffers for your employees? Look no further.
Any of these rush-order promotional products can be produced and imprinted with your logo within 24 hours, and then they’ll be on their way to you! Don’t forget to read the fine print to make sure they arrive in time!
There doesn’t need to be a national holiday to remind us all that buying products made in the USA is one of the best ways to support our country. There are so many benefits, including but not limited to:
Increased jobs for Americans
Up-close quality control
Less transportation & fuel costs
So today, on National Manufacturing Day, don’t forget to support our local companies and workers and buy products made in the USA.
Aren’t we lucky that we don’t have to dip our pens in inkwells anymore? While the writing back in those days was beautiful, it was quite a messy process. Thankfully, modern times brought along the invention of the ballpoint pen. Today is a day to grab your favorite personalized pens because it is Ballpoint Pen Day!
Did you know…
First invented in the late 1800s
John Loud, the inventor with the first patent, was from Massachusetts
Loud’s patent was not commercialized, so in 1938 Laszlo Biro patented the modern ballpoint pen
It was invented as a cleaner alternative to fountain & dip pens
It comes as no surprise that the most successful companies are those with the best customer service. How can you improve the efficiency, quality, and reliability of yours this week? After all, it is National Customer Service Week.
First, you need to define how you can transform your customer service from just “meh” to “ah-may-zing!”.
Always answer the phone
Listen to your employees; happy employees will lead to better service
Take constructive criticism- complaints can become opportunities
Hire & train employees properly
The next question, once you’ve attracted your customers, is how can you keep them coming back? What incentives or gifts with your logo can you give them?