Tag Archive 'Thanksgiving'

Oct 22 2013

How About Planning A Promotional Campaign For Thanksgiving?

Published by under Offers & Events

Thanksgiving Day is just around the corner – November 28, 2013. It’s an occasion that is looked forward to by millions of Americans in the USA and across the world.

From a promotional point of view, Thanksgiving falls between Halloween and the winter holidays. A fact is that business owners and individuals rarely use Thanksgiving as an opportunity to promote services. But we think this has to change.

Thanksgiving should be the day you spend on some quality promotion items for your brand. Here we take a look at some useful giveaways:

1. Autumn’s Radiance Thanksgiving Card: This beautiful greeting card will look great with your company’s logo and message! Remind customers and prospects about your services wherever they are!

2. 13-Month Patriotic Wall Calendar: Get your customers and employees some quality calendars before they buy one themselves! Other recommended calendars include the Never a Dull Moment Calendar, Golf Sprial Wall Appt Calendar and World Scenic Sprial Wall Appt Calendar

3. Gildan® Long Sleeve T-Shirt: These long sleeved t-shirts are worth every cent spent! They look great and are available in a range of attractive colors! Let your recipients proudly wear your brand this Thanksgiving!

4. Wild Bunch Key Holder: A cute looking bunch of fluffy animals to hold all your recipient’s key secure and in one place. They will love these key holders.

5. Sleek Pen & Pencil Gift Set: Laser engrave your logo and message on this beautiful gift set!

Take our word for it. People will definitely appreciate receiving giveaways for Thanksgiving! We hope the items featured in this article give you a headstart!

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Nov 16 2012

Celebrating Thanksgiving With 8 Interesting Facts

Published by under Miscellaneous,Offers & Events

Thanksgiving is just around the corner and we are sure that everybody has big plans for the week. Here we list 8 interesting facts about this centuries-old tradition. Hope you enjoy reading them!

  1. Remember Sarah Josepha Hale? She is the famous American author who wrote the nursery rhyme “Mary had a little lamb”. Hale campaigned for close to 20 years before Abraham Lincoln declared the last Thursday in November as a Thanksgiving holiday.
  2. Sarah Josepha Hale is also credited with introducing traditional recipes for Thanksgiving dinner, which include turkey, pumpkin pie, stuffing and cranberry sauce.
  3. The first Thanksgiving took place in 1621 when the Wampanoag Indians dined with the Plymouth Pilgrims. The thanksgiving feast included wild turkeys, deer, corn and barley.
  4. In 1947, Harry Truman became the first President to pardon turkeys, a tradition that has been carried over till this day.
  5. Popular folklore suggests that Abraham Lincoln was the first to informally pardon a turkey – he did so when he pardoned his son Tad’s turkey.
  6. Residents of the Virgin Islands celebrate two Thanksgivings – the national holiday as well as October 19, which is known as Hurricane Thanksgiving Day.
  7. Thanksgiving Day is ranked busiest day for travelers – Americans travel the most on this day!
  8. Cranberries – a staple part of Thanksgiving feasts – were popularly used by Native Americans to treat wounds.

This Thanksgiving, make a difference in the lives of your customers and employees by giving away quality promotional products. Here is wishing you and your family a Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at Promo Direct!

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