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!
By the Numbers -- Packbands Facts and Stats:
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)
1 - Packbands Sold to a Celebrity (that we know of)
9 - New Media Outlets covering Packbands: Outside Online, Business Insider, TrailBlazerGirl, SW Florida Parent & Child, Boy’s Life Magazine, CampgroundViews.com, Meetings & Conventions, Romper, Awesome Stuff 365
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!)
“I’m convinced there’s nothing Packbands can’t do”
“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.