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**Hot Product Alert**

December 22, 2014

One of the hottest trends in promotional products these days is portable power chargers. Did you know…

  • The average person checks his/her phone 110 times a day
  • The average smartphone battery lasts less than 8 hours
  • The average person spends 2.7 hours a day on their phone just for fun

Bankers Advertising is excited to bring our clients  myCharge® by BIC Graphic – a leading retail brand! Sold by over 20 major retailers, myCharge® is #1 in market share for portable power banks. Trust myCharge® for an impactful, quality gift executives and road warriors will appreciate and count on.  They make the perfect client gift or sales incentive item.

Learn more about portable power chargers:

What are Milliamps? Mili Ampere hour (aka Milliamps, aka mAh) measures the energy charge that a battery will hold and how long a battery will run before the battery needs recharging. Most smartphone batteries range from 1400 to 2800mAh, while tablets range anywhere from 4000 mAh up to 12000 mAh.

  • We offer the 2200 mAh myCharge® AMPMINI 31878 and the 6000 mAh AMPMAX 31879.

What is “output”? Output defines the total amount of amperes (A) that the device can release. For most smartphones, 1.0A is sufficient and will charge at the fastest possible rate. For tablets, you need a minimum of 2.0A to charge at the maximum rate.

  • The myCharge® AMPMAX 31879 has a 2.4A output, perfect for charging tablets.

What impacts Charging Time? Charging time is impacted by a variety of factors, including capacity, power supply and device you’re charging.

  • myCharge® offers Peak Power™ technology. This technology allows us to maximize the amount of available power into the portable charger based on the input source (car, wall outlet, computer) which allows for faster recharging.
  • New myCharge® portable power banks recharge their internal batteries at rates up to 200% faster based on the input source.
  • When you charge both the myCharge® portable charger and the device in parallel, you can reduce charge time by 25% or more.

Worried about compatibility? Compatibility refers to the ability of two devices being able to be used together.

  • myCharge® offers Smartsense™ technology which allows full compatibility with any device that recharges via USB.
  • myCharge® products automatically recognize the device being charged for faster charging and deliver the maximum power to your device.

Why does “efficiency” matter? It’s the ability to minimize the loss of energy created through the transfer of power. Many portable chargers are less than 80% efficient.

  • All myCharge® products are more than 90% efficient, maximizing the power to your device

Worried about Battery Power & Protection? Seen the recalls in the news?

  • myCharge® products have all been developed using the thinnest, lightest, high density Samsung batteries, allowing for more power from a smaller footprint.
  • All myCharge® products meet FCC requirements and are tested to UL1642 and UN38.3 requirements to ensure safe operation.
  • myCharge® offers two layers of battery protection (active & passive) to prevent products from  overcharge, undercharge, overcurrent, over-temperature and short-circuit .

We’re proud to offer our clients the leading retail brand of portable charging devices. Check out our top sellers below.

myCharge (R) AMPMINI Portable Charger

myCharge (R) AMPMAX Portable Charger with Flashlight

Uncategorized — Marie Young @ 4:50 pm

How to Use Your Year End Budget Effectively for Tax Planning Through Marketing

December 2, 2014

Use your Year-End Budget Dollars for Effectively for Your Business

If you’d had a reasonably good business year, you might be thinking about how your tax liability will affect your bottom line results.  It is a shame how some businesses see having a large end-year budget as an excuse to throw an elaborate end of year party.  As fun as those are, there are more effective ways you can help your business in using your year-end budget to help increase your business next year! We came up with the best way on how to use your year-end budget effectively for tax planning through marketing! If you need some ideas you have come to the right place!

Using your Year End Budget Through Marketing Products

Imprinted promotional items and advertising expenses are great way to reduce that tax liability of having a huge year-end budget.  Did you know that some imprinted promotional items can be considered an office supply purchase and not an advertising purchase? Products such as imprinted pens, memo books, calendars, key tags or even employee uniforms such as embroidered Polo-style shirts or jackets could fall into this category. Even if your imprinted promotional item budget has been spent, check to see if there are office supply dollars are available. If the budget allows, think about purchasing your office supply items for the New Year now… it could be advantageous from a tax standpoint!

Here are other suggestions for the best way to spend your Year End Budget through Marketing:

–        Purchase imprinted promotional pens for your employees to keep on-hand for their own use, and to hand-out to your customers. Everyone loves pens, and it’s always frustrating when you can’t find one. Why not be the person to make them available all over town? Bonus… your business name is on them!

–        So, now that you’ve got imprinted promotional pens… you need something to write on. Consider Memo Books. We sell millions of these babies, and that’s a true testament to how useful and appreciated they really are. Plus, these can definitely pass for a supply item. Once again, your employees will use them on the job, and so will your customers…and see your name each. Why buy? Because, marketing!

–        Do your employees need a uniformed look? It’s important that they’re clearly identified as an employee, plus they look clean-cut and professional. Embroidered apparel is a nice way to accomplish that, and they keep your employees comfortable. It will fall in the supply or uniform category.

So, as you wrap up your budget this year, consider imprinted promotional items to use up the remaining supply budget and reduce your tax liability. We’re not the IRS, but we’re certainly creative, aren’t we?

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Uncategorized — Marie Young @ 9:09 pm