Why choose crayons with logo for advertising your brand?
Colors can symbolize human feelings. We often associate them with certain emotions and feelings. For instance, the color blue is often used to symbolize sadness or loneliness. Red for love or sometimes rage. Black for grief. In the same way, custom crayons can add some color to a dull drawing or artwork. Over the years, crayons are still among the favorite items that people, young or old alike, loves to receive as a gift. We can all recall feeling excited after receiving or buying a new box of crayons with logo. They are one of the things that a child will get in contact with.
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To date, there are over 100 billion customized crayons that have been produced so far. The first crayons were made from a mixture of charcoal and oil. The early 1900s saw the development of a nontoxic wax crayon by cousins Edwin Binney and Harold Smith. The former's wife added the French words “craie”meaning chalk and “öla” meaning oily to form the Crayola brand. Their first box contained eight colors and were sold for a nickel in 1903. In 1957, 40 new colors were added. Now, there are over 120 colors of personalized crayons. More than 5 billion are being produced annually.
Feel the need to add some color to your advertising campaign? This is where bulk crayons will come in handy as a promotional product. Crayons will always be appealing and highly appreciated because coloring a book or drawing is always fun. As a promo item, they come with a wide imprint area that can be customized with your corporate logo or contact information. Giveaway crayons are something that people will keep for a long time. The merchandise comes in different varieties so you can choose the most appropriate one that will represent your brand.
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Spice up your marketing campaign with printed crayons. Compared to the traditional forms of advertising, they are more affordable than newspaper or television advertisements. With the competition in the industry tougher then before, you need to step up with your advertising game and take it a notch higher. You need to make an impression on potential customers in order to grab their attention. Crayons make a great giveaway for showing gratitude to your loyal customers. The minimal investment you will make can go a long way in increasing the popularity of your brand. So don't be left behind by the competition. Call our toll free number at 877-272-6337 and take your brand to the next level with bulk crayons.
Bonus Trivia about Crayons
Want to know some interesting facts and trivia about crayons? Here are a couple interesting tidbits of info we’ve gathered for your reading pleasure:
- America's favorite Crayola color is blue, according to Binney & Smith's 2001 Crayola Color Census. Six other shades of the most popular color finished in the top 10 — cerulean, midnight blue, aquamarine, periwinkle, denim and blizzard blue.
- Seems President Bush also favors blue. His favorite — blue bell. Other celebrities have their favorite colors, too: Britney Spears, robin's egg blue; Courtney Cox Arquette, red; Tiger Woods, wild strawberry; Mario Andretti, pig pink; Whoopi Goldberg, magenta; Katie Couric, cerulean and Fred Rogers of Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood, lemon yellow.
- Crayola crayons currently come in 120 colors including 23 reds, 20 greens, 19 blues, 16 purples, 14 oranges, 11 browns, eight yellows, two grays, two coppers, two blacks, one white, one gold and one silver but the labels are only made in 18, which cover the full color spectrum.
- Binney & Smith produces nearly 3 billion crayons each year, an average of twelve million daily. That's enough to circle the globe 6 times!
- On average, a child in the United States will wear down 730 crayons by his or her 10th birthday, that equates to 11.4 boxes of 64-count.
- Kids, ages 2-8, spend an average of 28 minutes each day coloring. Combined, children in the U.S. spend 6.3 billion hours coloring annually, almost 10,000 human lifetimes!
- In February, 1996, the 100 billionth Crayola crayon was made by Fred Rogers of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood. The crayon, blue ribbon, was a once-in-a-lifetime color of which 1 million special commemorative crayons were made and sold in special commemorative boxes.
- Crayon color names rarely change. However, there are exceptions. In 1958, Prussian blue was changed to midnight blue in response to teacher recommendations that children could no longer relate to Prussian history. In 1962, the color flesh was changed to peach recognizing that not everyone's flesh is the same shade. In 1999, indian red was renamed chestnut to dispel the myth that the color was intended to represent the skin color of Native Americans.
- According to a Yale University study, the scent of Crayola crayons is among the 20 most recognizable to American adults. Coffee and peanut butter are one and two. Crayola crayons are 18.
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