Traditionally company's have used incentives in the sales and marketing area and have not placed an emphasis on employee recognition and reward programs, but in today's cost-conscious marketplace, all areas of the business must provide a return on investment. Therefore an incentive for non-sales employees is becoming the managerial tool of choice. Employee recognition programs are about changing behaviors and will assist in:
If you've used promotional products before, you know their power. If you're new to promotional products, you're right to make them part of your marketing strategy. Research has shown time and again that promotional products work.
A 2004 study by L.J. Market Research clearly demonstrates that promotional products offer you advantages that may not be available in other media, such as:
Simple, to encourage and reinforce positive behavior change and repeated action. Time and again it has been proven that to just pay employees a wage, they will more often than not under perform. In comparison, those employees that are positively encouraged, incentivized and provided with the necessary tools to reach sales targets will go that extra mile a business needs from their sales force, resulting in a positive return on investment.