Many people don’t understand the process of getting a promo order through. It can be confusing and you may be wondering the best way to go about it. You’ve decided that you need to order some promotional items for an upcoming event. You want your company’s logo printed on it and you need it before the event date. Here’s the information that your distributor MUST have from you:
- Product name / item number
- Product color
- Artwork file (get a vector file, like .EPS or .AI)
- In hands date
Getting this information to us all at once will prevent back and forth emails that will take up time – and possibly make you miss your event date! Once you’ve let us know all of the details, keep an eye out for a proof. The proof will be the final copy, showing what the product will look like once it’s done. Go over it with a fine-tooth comb! Anything errors that you miss are your responsibility. Of course, you’ll also need to check for that invoice. Some companies require prepay or partial prepay prior to production. Stay on top of these things so you don’t miss your date.
You can always check in on your order to see how things are moving along, but keep something in mind: distributors are the professionals. We know what we’re doing and – just like with any other business – the more you interfere, the longer it takes. With BigPromotions, all you have to do is sit back and wait for your tracking number. (We’ll send it automatically once the order ships.)
Hopefully this gives a little insight into how the ordering process works. Of course, if you have any questions, feel free to ask! We’re always available to help walk you through what you need to get your orders in on time and looking great!