How Do You Treat Your Employees?

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After a conversation with an executive at CONSOL Energy (CNX), Proforma learned the coal and gas company’s Gas Group had received the J. Brett Harvey Safety Award. This award recognizes CNX sites that have achieved one million hours without an accident. To recognize the workers’ dedication to maintaining a safe environment, CNX wanted to reward everyone in the group with embroidered jackets featuring the Harvey Safety Award logo. They turned to Proforma to find the right solution.

To meet CNX’s request, Proforma provided 400 high-quality jackets that could be embroidered. But Proforma’s work didn’t stop there. As an additional ‘thank you,’ each employee could choose one free, high-end item from a list of options. Usually CNX would take care of finding out what everyone wanted, purchasing the items and sending them out, but they didn’t want to go through the process again. They turned to Proforma to manage the entire program.

After collecting all the data and determining what each employee wanted, Proforma’s initial order for embroidered jackets turned into a sale for not only jackets, but also TVs, generators, bags and more. Proforma’s dedication to the project was rewarded when CNX asked for the same program the next year. With the relationship now established, Proforma plans on working on this incentive project for years to come.

Put awards and incentive programs in place to encourage growth and success at Proforma Distinctive Marketing! Contact us now and browse our catalog for distinctive marketing ideas for your next project.

Indianapolis, Indiana | Eric Marasco | Proforma Distinctive Marketing

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How fit Is your business…or YOU!

If you have ever been out to lunch with me, you will know I love a good old juicy cheeseburger or a hot buffalo300px-BurgerKing_Double_Whopper chicken sand which. The big question for professionals is how to stay fit while on the go.  Jessica Brandenburg from our marketing team outlines some ideas for our tight work schedules.

“If you’re anything like me, you know the importance of health and the value society places on it. But sometimes, it’s downright impossible to stick to your eating habits and workout routine. Consider all of those times you were running late to an appointment, swung by Burger King for a quick (and mouth-wateringly delicious!) Whopper just to show up five minutes early with a full gut and mayonnaise on your shirt. Have you ever traveled for work, being forced to stay in a hotel for a few nights, eating food on-the-road, and staring at the all-too-small “fitness center”? Deep inside you know that the food is out of your control – there isn’t much you can do without your own stove and sauce pan. But that gym… that fitness center that is big enough for one of your thighs to squeeze in (lest you had a Whopper) and a treadmill as old as your socks…” Click here for the rest!

 

Proforma Distinctive Marketing, Indianapolis Indiana, Eric Marasco

Get BIG, Creative Results on ANY Budget!

moneyHere at Proforma Distinctive Marketing we are extremely budget conscience. Whether your company is huge or small, you need to follow that marketing budget and your goal is to make every dollar count.

Looking for big results consider this…

Look at what you’ve done in the past. What’s worked and what hasn’t? Get rid of the bad and keep the good. Don’t change a campaign just because you are bored of it — change a campaign because you aren’t getting the customer response you want and need, otherwise leave it be and keep it up to date!

Be smart about your traditional advertising. If you are going to spend the big bucks on print, TV, and radio advertisements, use them wisely. Always include a call-to-action and multiple ways to contact you: phone, website, email and address. If you choose to distribute printed handouts or direct mail pieces, order them in bulk and redistribute on a monthly, quarterly or annual basis. Always use both sides of the printed piece—whether it’s for advertising, product specifications, or a map — you pay for the space, use it!

Check out our new 2013 catalog for more great articles and Ideas.

Proforma Distinctive Marketing | Eric Marasco | 317.644.6807 | Indianapolis