Custom Print Calendar 2024 – The Most Inexpensive Way to Advertise Your Brand
Most people have a printed calendar visible somewhere around their living or workspaces, and this is true of your customers too. The question is: are they seeing your brand on their calendars, or someone else’s? Lime’s custom calendar design service helps keep your business’s name, logo and message visible and top-of-mind for your customers, in a manner that’s both aesthetic, functional, and in line with your brand’s design language.
Customised Business Calendars
Custom calendars, also called branded calendars or promotional calendars, are useful, tangible promotional products imprinted with the brand name, logo, and messages of an advertiser. Calendars personalised in this way are specially designed to match the corporate design style of the advertiser’s marketing material.
Statistics indicate that 88% of people who receive a promotional calendar remember the name of the brand on it; 83% of them go on to do business with that brand.
As a form of advertising that allows your customers to interact with it daily, custom business calendars make your brand more memorable with a high recall and recognition value. The effectiveness of promotional products such as custom branded calendars explains why they’re used so often by B2B and B2C brands alike, ranging from soft-drink makers, to banks, retail chains, tyre brands, and beyond.
Who should opt for a business calendar?
Custom business calendars are perfect for any B2B or B2C brand that wants to be memorable and increase its recognition value amongst its target group.
Do people still use calendars?
Even in the day and age of smartphones, you will find at least one calendar in a home or office.
Usually, it is found hanging in the kitchen, the central hub of daily life – as a quick reminder about upcoming birthdays, special occasions, sporting events, doctor appointments etc.
At offices, a calendar gives an overview of the entire month and serves as a ready reckoner for major public holidays that can affect days of operation or employee holidays. Also, it helps to instantly know which date falls on what day in a glimpse.
Of course, many of us have resorted to using electronic devices to input this data and have reminders setup. But still the wall calendar helps keep dates and special moments to commemorate at the forefront.
Can I design a calendar with my logo?
Yes. Custom business calendars are useful, tangible promotional products imprinted with the brand name, logo, and messages of an advertiser. These calendars are specially designed to match the corporate design style of the advertiser’s marketing material.
How much does a custom calendar cost?
The cost of a custom promotional calendar depends on the type, size, printing material or ‘stock’, and the number of copies produced per print run.
At Lime, the cheapest calendar cost is $105 for 10 magnetic calendars. Our DL Calendars have the lowest unit cost. 500 DL Calendars cost less than 40 cents each.
The more calendars ordered, the cheaper the unit cost.
Please visit our Order a Calendar section to receive instant quotes on numerous types of calendars on offer.
You may also request a Calendar Design quote if your needs are specific.
Can I request custom labels be added to important dates?
Absolutely yes. We can highlight holidays and other special dates that are important to your business.
You will have the opportunity to specify this requirement after placing your order.
Does the calendar have to start the year in January?
The advantage of a customised calendar is that we can design it the way you want to. We can start from any month you please – like in the new financial year, or from the month after you place your order.
Can I write on the calendar?
Most of our calendars are printed with paper on which you can write with a ballpoint pen. With premium glossy paper stock you can use a permanent marker pen.
We will be in contact with you to clarify such needs after you place your order.
What is the calendar design experience like?
After you place your order and pay the deposit, we will request your business logo artwork, pictures and any preferred colours.
If you don’t have any pictures, you can always purchase stock images. We also offer a search and purchase stock image service. Simply opt for this when ordering your calendar.
Our designers will then customise the relevant calendar template (view samples above on this page).
On completion, we will submit the calendar design to you for approval.
Lime Virtual Studio gives you the opportunity to make two rounds of alterations. Thereafter, on your approval, you will be sent an invoice for the balance (less the advance fee you already paid).
On receipt of payment, calendar artwork will be sent for printing. We will inform you when it will be despatched to you.
I require a different type of calendar - can you design it?
Unlike the average calendar printer, Lime offers all kinds of customisation to help you project the best image of your brand.
While we offer standard template designs for instant quoting purposes, there is no limit on the customisation to design you a unique calendar.
You can opt for a special design that matches your business design style. You can also choose unusual paper stock, additional printing finishes, and different shapes and sizes.
Fill in our request for quotation form to tell us your needs, and we promise to be prompt with a quote.
Why should I choose Lime to design and print a custom calendar for my business?
When done right, a promotional calendar can be a highly cost-effective form of advertising that increases brand awareness for your business. Consider some of the most famous examples of successful promotional products: the limited edition Pirelli calendar, which has rich, famous people vying with each other to get their hands on a copy; or the Michelin guide books, which were initially given away free, but are now sold at premium prices.
The key to ensuring that your custom calendar is one that your customers covet and that builds your brand image, is good design. Does the calendar convey the right message? Is it suited to your brand, your audience, and the current socio-political climate? Is the layout and imagery consistent with your brand’s character and tone-of-voice?
These are details to which most personalised calendar printers pay little to no attention; they’ll just plonk in your logo and a bunch of images, which can result in a poorly designed calendar that doesn’t promote your brand image or message – or worse, that ends up consigned to the recipient’s waste bin.
With Lime’s expertise in design and marketing communication, your custom print calendar is sure to not only look good, but also be functional, well-finished, and on-point with a brand message and image that impresses your audience throughout 2024!