Gareth Parkin  |  Digital Marketing Director

Gareth Parkin
As the founder of GoPromotional, with over 25 years of expertise, Gareth has developed an enviable industry reputation. Many see him as the leading, trusted authority on promotional product printing. His inspiring articles and content help clients when deciding on their next branded merchandise order. With an entrepreneurial mind, Gareth has his finger on the pulse of our UK operations. Responsible for digital marketing and technical operations he continually inspires the team with his vision.

Articles By Gareth Parkin

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Promotional mints are a classic refreshing giveaway

Everyone enjoys a bit of refreshment during the course of their day. Branded mints are not only sharable, but portable and convenient as well, allowing brands to provide an item to their customers which they are sure to use and likely to expose to...

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Welcome to our range of essential working from home products

With an increased risk of COVID-19 Coronavirus here in the UK, many businesses are asking their staff to work from home where possible. Working from home during such a crisis, or in general offers lots of practical benefits,...

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Welcome to our range of healthcare promotional products

The big event is fast approaching! You and your team could be having a difficult time trying to decide which promotional products to hand out. Whether this is to both loyal customers or potential customers of your business....

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3 Key reasons to use printed t-shirts!

When it comes to a promotional gift that set the standard for marketing excellence, nothing comes close to branded t-shirts. Think about how many bands promote their albums by selling customised concert t-shirts. Another good example would be a...

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Welcome to our range of promotional rucksacks and backpacks

Drawstring bags and backpacks are trendy promotional products, similar to printed tote bags, pens and travel mugs. Now more than ever, backpacks are fashion accessories for people of any age. Stylish and useful, backpacks and drawstring bags are the...

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Branded ice scrapers for winter promotions

During the winter we are all too familiar with rushing out of the house only to find the car windscreen is iced over! Just as bad you see, the driveway needs to be shovelled. Promotional plastic ice scrapers are the solution! Durable and...

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4 Top reasons to buy branded promotional cooler bags!

Distributing cooler bags as part of your marketing strategy offers great advertising potential. They will boost your brand exposure and for the following reasons:- Practical, with mesh pockets, zippers, and plenty of pouches and storage...

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5 Top reasons to use promotional canvas bags

Branded canvas bags are one of the best marketing tools to promote your company. They are low-cost, durable, useful, and stylish. Customers will use them and spread brand awareness for your company. There are many custom products you can use to...

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The perfect way to market your brand with promotional badges

The use of branded badges as a marketing tool is a smart way to boost brand exposure. Use custom printed badges as unique freebies at corporate events and trade shows. People from all age groups be it, adults, elderly, kids love to wear badges. They...

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Promotional products for the COID-19 Coronavirus pandemic

The current global pandemic has been a huge change for the world. Everyone must deal with the coronavirus. Promotional pandemic gear helps keep clients safe and spread brand awareness for your company. Help stop the spread of the virus with products...

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A new era of marketing with branded stylus pens

Promotional stylus pens are becoming the newest trend in marketing, and it is easy to see why. Their ability to serve as both writing instruments and modern tech gadgets puts them miles ahead in front of any other promo item out there. If you...

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Your logo on custom branded recycled pens

Branded environmentally friendly pens help you market your product while showing your brand wants to save the planet. Your brand’s public image plays a big part in sales. Eco-friendly promotional pens are a great tool to help. These branded...

Blog Posts By Gareth Parkin

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How Branded Earbuds & Headphones Can Promote Your Brand Through the Power of Music

Most companies, no matter what they sell, struggle with getting brand recognition. However, instead of wasting thousands on pop-up ads or annoying flyers, one of the best marketing methods is actually a rather unconventional one. It’s called...

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Promotional Lanyards – 3 Reasons To Avoid Cheap Lanyards

As one of the most popular promotional products for exhibitions, trade shows, and conferences, branded lanyards boast a simple design but offer maximum effect. However, marketing budgets can get pretty tight, making some businesses opt to save as...

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Promotional Badges – 4 Eco-Friendly Badges For Your Next Green Promotion

If you’re in the market for some branded merchandise, chances are that you’re finding it tricky to opt for just one or two items. Luckily, almost all are good options since people love freebies and respond well to businesses promoting...

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Promotional Bluetooth Speakers – Give The Gift Of Portable Audio

Do you believe in that old paradoxical saying that even bad marketing is good marketing? Undoubtedly, there’s some truth to it — even a lousy advert will get people to hear and talk about you. After all, people’s attention is exactly...

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Promotional Beach Balls – The Perfect Way To Inflate Your Brand

The more useful a promotional product is, the higher the chance it will boost brand recognition and awareness in anyone who gets to use it or at least admire it. But if you want something suitable for all ages and various occasions, you have to...

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Printed Bookmarks – Simple, Cost-Effective Promotional Giveaways

Need a way to share your message? Custom-printed bookmarks are the perfect promotional material. Printed bookmarks are highly useful, and more importantly, they’ll boost your businesses visibility.   You’ve likely gotten your fair share...

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Branded Webcam Covers – Perfect For Office Promotions

A little more than a year has gone by since last February, when the WHO officially declared COVID-19 as a pandemic. This decision and the subsequent quarantine that followed all around the world have changed our lives in every way imaginable. One...

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Promotional Lip Balms – A Great Tool For Raising Brand Awareness

No matter where you live, you’ve likely heard how important it is to keep your skin protected from UV light. What no one’s told you is that it’s equally important to keep your lips protected as well. Lips are actually one of the most...

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Five Benefits of Custom Printed Note Pads

Marketing experts know that the key to a successful promotional campaign is choosing the right item to give away. However, with so many options available, it’s hard to know which will increase your brand awareness. But what if we tell you that...

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Promotional Blankets Make For Year-Round Employee Gifts

Your employees can often be your best brand ambassadors, and providing them with some incredible swag should let them promote your business wherever they go. But even in the promotional products industry, some items appeal to a larger number of...

 

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