How to Choose the Right Custom Designed Bags For My Customers

Bags are definitely one of the most widely-used promotional products. When it comes to marketing, nothing beats traditional promotional products such as bags and pens. What we like about bags is that they have immense lasting power, generates massive brand impressions, and practical. So, if you are considering offering custom promotional bags, then what are your options?

According to studies, 31%  of consumers reportedly own a promotional bag. And almost 50% of people will receive a promotional bag in their lifetime. With so many styles to choose from, there is a branded promotional bag for everyone.

As business owners, we want to make sure that our efforts are appreciated. We want our customers to fully utilize these logo bags. To ensure that they will use them every day, you need to think in terms of what they need and what specific demographic you are targeting.

So, to help you choose the best promotional bag for your customers, we have listed unique and creative ideas below.

Custom Reflective Bags

These reflective bags are made with the same materials as reflective vests. The additional functionality of reflective fabric makes it an ingenious promotional idea for motorists, bikers, pedestrians, kids, and construction workers. 

They come in a variety of styles and designs. There are tote bags, backpacks, fanny packs, and pouch bags. These bags are perfect for just about all segments of your target market. 

Trolley Wine Bag

This bag is great for travel retail marketing in which your target market is travelers. Designed with convenience in mind, it can be used to haul multiple bottles of wine at once. The main bag can be detached from the trolley and use the sling strap to carry the bag. When it comes to branding and customization, you have a wide area to play with. 

The front pocket and even the strap are great places where you should print your brand name or logo.

Customised Dry Bag

The go-to bag of athletes, dry bags are also ideal for marketing. These are perfect for the drinks industry and sports sponsorships. Designed for people with an active lifestyle, this bag will protect their personal stuff from the elements. With a dry bag, design possibilities are endless. You can either print your brand name and logo or match the colors with your brand or new products you are promoting.

Coloring Bag

Coloring bags can be made from canvas, cotton, and PP woven fabric. Generally designed with kids in mind, they make fantastic promotional gifts for kids

There many styles to choose from, including drawstring, tote, backpack, and even trick or treating bags. You can also offer them with free branded crayons so that parents will be encouraged to buy it. They can be given away together with cereals, vitamins, chocolates, apparel, and school supplies.

A tip: for drawstring bags, the strings might pose a choking hazard for youngsters. We suggest adding a stopper or any safety mechanism to ensure that the bags are safe to use by children.

Drawstring Bag

Simple and functional, a drawstring bag allows convenient access to your personal stuff. Because of the ease of opening and unloading the bag, it is perfect for people with an active lifestyle. This can also be used as a swag bag for events and trade shows.

Shopping Bag

When it comes to promotions, shopping bags are a great option. They can be made from canvas, PP material, cotton, and plastic. They are generally sturdy with lining on each side for reinforced strength and support. 

This shopping bag comes with a silicone pouch, which makes folding and storage easier. The front part of the silicone pouch and the lanyard can be branded for finer brand remembrance. This creative idea is a fantastic alternative to plastic bags now that single-use plastics are falling out of favor.

Shopping bags make great giveaways during trade shows, exhibits, and in-store promotions. One thing that makes them really great for marketing campaigns is that there is a demand for shopping bags. As such, your target market will surely use them. Furthermore, customers will definitely keep them for many months, even years. This extends your brand exposure beyond shop floors.

So, which bag is right for your customers? Let us know in the comment section below!

For more bag ideas, be sure to check these case studies out:

Custom Designed Backpacks with Smart Locks and Accessories

Smart lock bags are trending nowadays. Unlike ordinary bags, smart backpacks offer high-tech features such as fingerprint lock and GPS tracking features. These additional features are indeed helpful for customers.

Here are some of the designs and styles our product designers have come up with:

Sleek, modern style is ideal for a wide range of market. Students and office workers will surely find these backpacks perfect travel companion. They can use it to carry their laptops, spare clothes, and other personal items. 

Neat and stylish, these bags are something customers will be proud to carry around. As mentioned, you can customize these bags with brand name, logo, and other brand visuals. These bags feature smart locks and GPS tracking system.

What Sets These Bags Apart?

Sleek Design - The sleek and neat design is suitable for students and office employees.

Sturdy - Durable enough to hold a standard size laptop and other personal items.

A Wide Range of Smart Lock Options - Clients can choose from various smart lock options such as fingerprint locks, metal wire lock, fingerprint padlock, handle lock, fingerprint padlock, and more.

Custom Designed Backpacks with Smart Locks and Accessories

Materials - Materials can vary from woven to cordura, polyester, and nylon. You can even combine these materials for reinforced durability.

Style - Marketing managers can choose from any of the above styles and designs. Aside from grey and blue, the colors can be custom matched to your brand colors for greater brand recognition.

So, are you keen to custom design backpacks for business? Contact us to learn how we can help you design custom bags for your company.

5 Important Reasons to Use Shopping Bag with Compartment Organizer

Grocery shopping doesn't have to be stressful. A shopping bag with compartment organizer can be the best way to keep your groceries organized. Moreover, it provides business owners a fantastic opportunity to promote their brand in public places without spending much. Marketers can customize them to fit their branding needs for a pocket-friendly budget.

5 Important Reasons to Use Shopping Bag with Compartment Organizer

There are many reasons we love this promotional shopping tote bag and we listed them below.

Reasons We love this shopping bag with compartment organizer:

5 Important Reasons to Use Shopping Bag with Compartment Organizer

  • Keeps Groceries Organized: The compartments effectively separates dry from wet goods, thus, preventing cross contamination of food. Also, the compartments keep bottles of wine, champagne, liquor, and sauces standing upright, thereby preventing spillage.
  • Ease of Transport: Bottles of juice, sauces and liquor are kept in place, thus allowing shoppers to transport their groceries safely. Also, the attachable compartments lend stability and durability to the bag. 
  • Extends Brand Visibility: The unique and functional design could start a meaningful conversation among close friends, family, and virtually anyone you meet on the street. Because bags are effective in street advertising, it spreads information about your brand fast. Practically every part of the bag can be printed with logo and brand name or any important information about your company. If you want a custom printed shopping bag for your company, do send Mindsparkz an email and we will provide high quality designs that will surely make your brand stand out.

Is a shopping bag with compartment right for your brand? Why not speak with our experienced staff to better understand how you can use this product for promotions? 

For more design ideas, browse through the blogs below:

How Printing Reflective Graphics Can Enhance Bag Design and Functionality

Reflective graphics are a great way to decorate your promotional bags. The reflectivity adds an exciting visual appeal and functionality to the product. Here, we explain why you should consider printing reflective graphics on your promotional shopping bags:

How can your brand benefit from printing reflective graphics?

How Printing Reflective Graphics Can Enhance Bag Design and Functionality

  • Design Appeal: The reflective designs look add a fun vibe that kids and adults will definitely love. Moreover, compelling designs drive people to make a purchase.
  • Safety: Reflective graphics can reinforce visibility under low-lighting conditions. 
  • Ease of Customization: Printing reflective graphics is pretty much the same as standard screen printing but instead of ordinary fabric paint, manufacturers use reflective ink. The reflective ink is made up of carrier base and reflective glass particles, which settle on the surface of the fabric, making the design glow. Although printing cost is approximately 3x the cost of standard screen printing, tooling, set up, and lead time are much easier ad faster than other printing methods.
Getting customers to notice your brand can be very challenging. That is why marketers invest heavily on promotional products that are not only visually appealing but functional as well. If you are interested to know more about our reflective shopping bags and other custom printed shopping bags, feel free to contact ODM. We have so many bag design ideas so why not browse through our reflective bag blog to see more of our projects?

Design Ideas You Might Be Interested In:

Benefits of Using Promotional Shopping Bag with Reflective Graphics

Last time, we discussed the benefits of using shopping bags with reflective sides. In this blog, our focus is on using promotional shopping bag with reflective graphics.

Benefits of Using Promotional Shopping Bag with Reflective Graphics

As a business owner, you want to make sure that your promotional product will not end up in the trash bin after your promotions are over. Shopping bags make fantastic promotional items because they have a lot of application beyond the walls of a shopping store. If you are thinking of using a branded shopping for your campaign, here are some tips for using them effectively:

How to Use Promotional shopping Bags with Reflective Graphics:

So what are the benefits of using such item?

Benefits of Using Promotional Shopping Bag with Reflective Graphics

Benefits of Using Shopping Bags With Reflective Graphics

  • Walking Advertisement- With frequent use, customers indirectly advertise your brand to people they meet on the street, at work or at home.
  • Increased Appeal- Printing Reflective graphics on shopping bags follows the same printing procedure as standard silk screen printing only that it uses reflective ink which is more expensive than standard ink. However, it makes your brand stand out even under low lighting conditions. 
  • Keeps pedestrians  safe: The reflecetive sides and reflective graphics help increase pedestrian visibility at night. It helps them become visible to drivers, thereby reducing the risk of getting hit by passing cars.
If you want to know more about our reflective bag designs, do check out our website . For more promotional product ideas, visit our blog

Check Them Out! Top Promotional Bag Designs That Will Wow Shoppers

We got some beautiful bag styles and designs for you, guys! Our team has found a variety of awesome pouch bags, wine bags, and luxury bags being offered as premium gift with purchase or purchase with purchase promotion items.

We have mentioned before that bags are fantastic promotional products due to their flexibility and functionality. They can be used as marketing gifts or packaging. Add some reflective strips, and voila! Your bag now has an additional safety feature that can potentially save lives!

So here's some of our favorite promotional bag designs that you might find interesting:

  1. Davidoff GWP Toiletry Bag

Ideal for carrying toiletries during travels, this toiletry bag from Davidoff is just the right size so it saves luggage space and is easy to carry. The colors also matched the main product they're selling. We also love the leather label with embossed brand name. It gives the free gift item a classy appeal.

Giving away a free shopping bag for a certain amount of purchase is a simple yet effective way to incentivise shoppers. We found this promotion in a shopping store in Thailand. Shoppers will be delighted  to receive  a sturdy free shopping bag they can use to carry their groceries. And when customers are satisfied, they will definitely remember your brand and come back for more.

The metallic finish and the embossed brand name right across the lower part of the tote bag are what made the bag look so expensive and stylish. With this as a gift with purchase item, who would't be enticed to purchase their perfume?

 Bota or wine skin Bag are traditionally made of leather. People in the past would use them to store their alcohol or water. But a few wine brands put a modern spin on this vintage item.

The authentic designs and the high quality materials used in manufacturing these products made them a premium gift with purchase for wine and drinks products.

Let your customers feast their eyes upon these tasty-looking purse! But how can we use it for your promotions? They are ideal as gift with purchase for fastfood chains and other food products. You can also use them as customer giveaways for short promotional runs as they are made from faux leather, which is a cheap alternative to leather. It's easy to manufacture and designs can range from ice creams, french fries etc. Want to use them for brand campaign? You may use cosmetic-related designs for cosmetic marketing or anything that suits your brand!

Do you find these bag ideas interesting? We can help you design and manufacture high quality bags that meet your business needs. Send us an email and our staff will be more than happy to help! For more promotional products ideas, visit our website.

Bag Design Ideas To Spice Up Your Promotions

When it comes to versatility, bags rank high in the list of ideal promotional products. Lots of companies are giving away promotional bags- be it custom luggage bags, custom cosmetic pouch or reflective shopping bags. cosmetics and wine brands are some of the companies that love to use bags for their packaging or customer giveaways.

They are ideal for street advertising because they expand their brand visibility the more customers use them every day. We love some good bag designs and styles that is why we have rounded up some of our favorites below:

Bag Design Ideas for Your Next Project

  1. Custom Cooler Bag by Hageen-Dazs
As the name suggests, this is a cooler bag that customers can use for keeping their ice cream cool for hours which is why it's perfect for travels. As a promotional product, we believe that it is effective in conveying their brand message. More importantly, because it is reusable, it extends visibility after customers have finished their ice cream.

Custom Cooler Bag by Haagen-Dazs
 2. Custom Eco-Friendly Bags

Made from recycled paper and bamboo, these bags are great for conservation promotions and green marketing. What we love about these products is its design flexibility.  They are surprisingly sturdy and they come in various styles and colors. Print your brand name or logo on the bags for better brand visibility.

Custom Eco Friendly Bags

3. Promotional Beach Tote Bag

These neon pink PVC clear bags will surely spice up your summer promotions. They are stylish and suit their target demographic really well. We love the brand positioning in this one. Neat and simple design and bold colors exude fun vibes!

Promotional Beach Tote Bag

4. Reflective Promotional Drawstring Bag

This bag ties in well with sports promotions and sponsorship. The design is great for kids due to its safety stopper. But the best feature of this bag is the reflective strip sewn right across the body. It enhances the visibility of the customer and keeps him/her safe on the road at night.

Reflective Drawstring Bag
 5. Wireless Custom Charging Bag

Functionality and Beauty in one promotional product. This is a wonderful innovation because it allows customer to charge their devices anytime, anywhere. Furthermore, the front and back side of the bag are wide enough to be printed with rand name or logo.

Wireless Custom Charging Bag

If you love these ideas, do contact The ODM Group so we can start working on your bag designs!