Success means different things to different people. But one fact is universal: Real success is impossible without building relationships. Great relationships are the foundation of every great company.
Whether it’s with your employees, your current clientele or prospective clients… furthering the relationships within your business can foster significant results. And the best part? It’s fairly simple.
Add Value to Your Current Relationships:
A business cannot succeed without support from loyal clients. Every interaction between an employee and customer is a business opportunity. This is why it’s absolutely vital for you to actively maintain and develop your current business relationships.
Here’s one idea…
At Edventure, we’ve recently started what we’re calling our “Sweet-to-Meet-you program.” Designed to consistently deliver a reason for your sales exec’s to visit clients every month, the program offers 3,6, or 12 month options to deliver (personally or drop-ship) candy refills to replenish a branded jar each month.… providing both candy, an opportunity to see your clients face-to-face, supported with brand recognition by imprinting your logo on the jar.
Increase Business by Increasing Employee Engagement:
Did you know that only 32% of U.S workers were engaged in their jobs in 2016, compared to 31.5% the previous year?
Did you know that companies with engaged employees outperform those without by up to 202%?
Employee engagement has become a top issue on the minds of business leaders everywhere, directing us to an entirely new model of management. But what does employee engagement mean exactly?
Take a look around your office… do your employees seem happy? Do they genuinely care about the business? Will they stick around when the going gets tough?
The answer depends on the extent to which employees feel passionate about their jobs, are committed to the organization, and put discretionary effort into their work…. or in other words — the level of employee engagement taking place in your business.
Most managers are simply unaware of the lack of engagement taking place at their company. As a matter of fact, while 58% of managers feel they give enough feedback, 65% of employees said they wanted more feedback.
So how can you ensure you’re keeping your employees fully engaged? According to a recent employee engagement study conducted by marketing group 15Five, engagement levels went up dramatically when employees received feedback about their weaknesses, and even more so for feedback about strengths.
The perfect way to give positive feedback and show your employees that you’ve noticed their hard work is through the use of promotional products.
- Athleisure wear…. Because who doesn’t want to be both comfortable and fashionable.
- Awards to recognize achievements & strengths, such as plaques or trophees.
- Keep things simple with headphones, bluetooth speakers, notebooks and more.
Build New Relationships the Right Way:
Promotional products have been a popular choice for building brand recognition for many years… and for good reason!
The British Promotional Merchandise Association (BPMA) has conducted several surveys and done research that provides evidence that there is a direct correlation between promotional product advertising and an improvement in brand recognition and an increase in sales.
In addition to brand awareness and better sales, incorporating promotional products into your marketing yields measurable returns.. In fact, the ROO (Return on Objective) and ROI (Return on Investment) on promotional products delivered better results than radio and outdoor advertising, and is equal to TV and print. Check out our strategy Tradeshow Bait featuring an ROI calculator, and see for yourself how you can hook new clients.’
Make 2017 your best year year… starting with Edventure.
Call us at 312.440.1800 or email Team@EdventurePromotions.com and we’ll send you samples and help you increase your engagement!