Welcome to the Flashbay blog, where you can find fresh USB flash drive related ideas and news and ideas to build brand awareness for your business. Our employees contribute to this blog with thoughts and experiences which we hope you may find interesting, especially if you are considering using USB flash drives as a promotional tool. We look forward to your feedback and comments :)
25 Jul 2011
Introducing the USB Business Card – A Cool and Powerful Lead Generating Marketing Tool
image of woman holding usb business card The business card is an inexpensive and popular marketing tool. You have probably passed out hundreds if not thousands of your business cards to clients and prospects at meetings and events. But do you think most of your prospects keep your business cards around for long? Like it or not, your business cards probably got crumbled up and ended up in ... Read More
17 Jun 2011
Marketing Ideas for Photographers - How to Get More Clients and Instantly Boost Your Business
photography marketing Are you a good photographer, but struggling to get clients and grow your business? Want some awesome marketing ideas to take your photography business to new heights? Just like in any businesses, if you want to grow your business and get more clients, you need to market yourself better. Luckily for you, you don’t have to spend tons of money on advertisements ... Read More
01 Jun 2011
Build Incredible Customer Loyalty By Giving Gifts to Clients
Gift ideas for clients Studies after studies have shown that people make buying decisions mostly on emotions, rather than reasons. For companies that can positively stir customers’ emotions (happiness, joy, excitement, hope, etc), they are rewarded with incredible customer loyalty. Furthermore, some of these customers become their most passionate ambassadors and evangelists. The lists of successful companies that come to ... Read More
20 May 2011
Boost Your Branding & Message by Promoting with Image USB Flash Drives
canvas art If you’re a musician, artist, photographer, or entertainment organization wanting more branding areas to show off your best image, the Image USB Flash Drive is perfect for you! Recently launched, the Image USB Flash Drive features a full color branding area. Now, you can present your logo, message, and image on any combination of the front and back of the device. By ... Read More
10 May 2011
Follow These Trade Show Marketing Tips to Get More Qualified Leads
Trade show tips Although new marketing ideas such as social media, blogging, and YouTube are getting all the publicity and hype, trade shows continue to be an important marketing channel for many organizations. Trade shows give you great opportunity to engage with your prospects and partners face-to-face, acquire qualified leads, get media coverage, and increase your brand visibility. However, without proper planning and ... Read More
26 Apr 2011
5 Powerful Methods to Build Brand Awareness Without Having to Shout
shouting for brand exposure In my previous post, I discussed the benefits of building a strong brand and using logo branded USB flash drives as a cost effective method of building brand awareness. As you know, the key to creating strong brand awareness is by repeatedly exposing your brand to your target audience. Your efforts to build brand awareness help consumers become familiar with ... Read More
14 Apr 2011
Keep Your Branding Message Visible in the Hands of Your Target Audience with Our Ink USB Flash Pens
promotional usb flash pen from Flashbay Some of you have been asking us for a stylish and fun, yet low cost promotional usb pen product. The wait is finally over. After extensive research and refinements by our product designer, we are launching an innovative & ergonomic usb flash pen product worthy as a promotional gift. During our research, we found that other USB pen designs currently in ... Read More
29 Mar 2011
The Most Cost Effective Method to Build Brand Awareness For Your Business
image of customized usb flash devices for building brand awareness Do you know how much your brand is worth? Most importantly, is your target audience even aware of your brand? The importance of building your brand Building a rock solid brand is the perhaps the best long term marketing strategy. Big name companies such as Coca Cola, McDonald, Nike, etc invest heavily in building their brands through advertisements, events sponsorships, and celebrity ... Read More
23 Mar 2011
Life Expectancy of a USB Flash Drive
image of usb flash devices for promotions USB flash drives are great to use for storing digital files and are replacing CDs & DVDs as the preferred storage media of choice. The advantages of flash drives is that they are portable, durable, and have incredible storage capacity (ranges from 64MB to 256GB as of 2010). Furthermore, they are able to retain the memory even after the ... Read More
18 Mar 2011
Cool Things You Can Do With a USB Flash Drive
image of usb flash devices for small business promotionals These days, USB flash drives are as ubiquitous as cell phones. As the prices come down and the sizes become smaller and smaller, more and more people are using them to store files and to copy/transfer files from one computer to another. Additionally, they pack lots of storage powers! But their uses are not limited to just copying and transferring files. ... Read More
25 Feb 2011
7 Factors to Consider When Choosing Promotional USB Flash Drives
image of usb flash devices for promotions Businesses of all sizes today are looking for unique and cost effective ways to promote their businesses. In recent years, logo-branded USB flash drives have been popular and effective promotional tools for many businesses. Due to their popularity, the number of suppliers selling them have also grown dramatically. USB flash drives come in all shapes, sizes, storage capacities, styles, and quality level. ... Read More
16 Feb 2011
A High Tech Promotional Idea You Can Use to Grow Your Small Business
image of usb flash devices for small business promotionals According to several recent surveys, the recent recession has taken a toll on small businesses. Earnings have been dismal, forcing many small businesses such as car dealers, small retailers, and restaurants to close their shops. For businesses that are still trying to stay afloat, finding creative and cost effective promotional ideas to promote their businesses is necessary to help them stay in ... Read More
16 Feb 2011
Introducing the latest promotional tool – Lanyards with integrated USB flash drives
image of event lanyard usb flash drive promotional item from Flashbay While lanyards have been mainly used to hold ID cards and personal objects such as whistles and keychains, they have also been popular tools for marketing and promotions. A typical lanyard has a string with a plastic sleeve at the end to hold ID cards or any personal objects. They can be made in many different colors, although bright ... Read More
22 Oct 2010
Share some festive spirit with the Christmas USB
At the end of the year when the days close in and temperatures drop we know that Christmas is almost here and with it the perfect season to be thinking about corporate gift ideas. That’s why our talented team of designers have gone all festive and come up with the Christmas Series USB Flash Drive for use in all your ... Read More
18 Oct 2010
USB Flash Drives with Form and Function - Introducing the Pop USB
Some items have become so much a part of everyday life that we take them for granted until a design comes along which makes us think about them in a different light. The new Pop USB Flash Drive is such an item. Our designers have taken an already useful object, the Flash Drive, and combined it with an everyday essential, a ... Read More
05 Oct 2010
The Ultimate Mini USB Flash Drives - Introducing the Halo USB
During the last 6 months, the Halo USB has become increasingly popular. Within Flashbay's diverse product range the Halo USB is one of our earliest creations so we are very proud to see this incredibly compact mini USB Flash Drive become one of the month's best sellers. A few years ago, typical USB Flash Drives had dimensions similar to a cigarette ... Read More
10 Sep 2010
Imitation is the highest form of flattery
If it is true that imitation is the highest form of flattery then here at Flashbay we’re feeling extremely good about ourselves. Other suppliers in the market are scrambling to catch up with our latest hit products by buying copies of them in the Far East, not realising the counterfeits have a high risk of being seized and destroyed by ... Read More
09 Sep 2010
Protect your data from deletion using Flashbay's Dual Zone Flash Drives
For those situations when you would like to guard against the end user deleting or tampering with your data you can use Flashbay's Dual Zone Flash Drive technology. Our special formatting process creates a hardware-based solution that combines the flexibility of a traditional USB Flash Drive with the security and reliability of a CD-ROM disc. This offers a great solution if you're ... Read More
01 Sep 2010
Tie Clip Style USB Flash Drive, we call it the 'Tie USB'
The power of understatement is often under appreciated and we like to think that our new product, the 'Tie Series', is the master of understatement when it comes to USB Flash Drives. The stunningly simple design appears to observers to be a normal tie clip and if that’s all it was, it would still look great. But ... Read More
31 Aug 2010
Inject interest into your promotional campaign with the Trix USB Flash Drive
The new ‘Trix Series’ USB Flash Drive has been exclusively developed by Flashbay’s team of talented designers and we are proud to say that this great design is now available to order. Available in a variety of standard colours, or Pantone matched to the colour of your choice, the Trix Series can be full colour photo printed ... Read More