Packbands

Big Wins in 2018, Big Plans for 2019

Big Wins in 2018, Big Plans for 2019

Packbands pats itself on the back as we wind up our first year officially marketing and selling Packbands. We’ve learned a lot and accomplished so much – and all with the help of our true-blue (and green and orange) Packbanders! Plus, we’re excited about the possibilities 2019 brings – get caught up and ramped up here:

Getting Organized -- Packbands 2018 Highlights:

Got our Packbands trademark approved (not an easy task) which allows protection for our brand and the ability to have an official Packbands Amazon Store

Launched Packbands on Amazon Prime, Packbands Facebook Store and Ebay

Packbands was selected to be on The Grommet beginning in August and then in their print and online Holiday Catalog – with great results!

Added new SKUs: Packbands 6-Pack and SinglePacks

By the Numbers -- Packbands Facts and Stats: 

3 - New International Retailers: Inked a Distributor relationship in Canada with BMB Distribution. Already have partnerships with MEC, Camp Connection General Store and IQ Living…more in the works!

1 - Chili CookOff Win: Took 2nd Place in Marina del Rey’s Harley Davidson Chili Cookoff contest (changed it up a bit with a Korean BBQ Chili -- yum!)

26 - 5-Star Reviews on Packbands.com (If you’d like to add your 2 cents, please click Reviews)

4 - Holiday Gift Guides: The Grommet, DoSayGive.com, Real SimpleWhiskey Boat Goods

1 - Packbands Sold to a Celebrity (that we know of)

9 - New Media Outlets covering Packbands: Outside Online, Business InsiderTrailBlazerGirl, SW Florida Parent & Child, Boy’s Life Magazine, CampgroundViews.com, Meetings & Conventions, Romper, Awesome Stuff 365

2 - Subscription Boxes: ScoutBox and TideeBox

6 - Continents Packbands Have Visited: Packbands trekked up Kilimanjaro, traveled to Iceland, moved to Egypt, vacationed in New Zealand, hit the beach in Bali and Greece, organized in Guatemala, fished in Idaho…Anybody headed to  Antarctica? 

Packbands at Work...and Play:

Most Interesting Use: Wrapped around dental instruments for sterilization

Most Common Use: Cord and cable management

Top 3 Uses: Cords (extension, power tool and device cords), yoga mat strap, travel (hold clothing; attach items to luggage and backpacks)

Most Inventive Use: Securing a 360-degree-view camera to a sailboat mast (what a view!)

(Check out Packbands on Instagram for tons of How-to-Packband ideas!)

Favorite Testimonials:

“I’m convinced there’s nothing Packbands can’t do”

“Packbands Rock!”

“So versatile…I don’t know what I did before I had Packbands”

Packbands Looks Forward to 2019:

  • Selling in Europe/expanding our reach
  • Adding US Retailers and Distribution
  • New products, colors, sizes
  • How-to Videos
  • And, of course, more sales and satisfied Packbands customers!

 

Packbands strong, adjustable straps store and organize your travel items, cords and cables in your home and garage and secure fitness and outdoor gear. Find out more at: www.packbands.com.