The MBS Promo Guide

The MBS Promo Guide is your all-in-one catalog to promote every textbook event in your store. With a number of different themes in a variety of print and digital formats, all designed to get your customers' attention, MBS has everything you need.

The resources you need.

Customizable materials to promote your text events.

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Designed with your students in mind

Our themes create a cohesive brand image for your store over a variety of key events. Choose from 11 different designs and select which store events you'd like to use them for. Whether you prefer a clean look, a catchy headline, or a little bit of humor in your marketing, we have an option for you!

Keep in mind the size of your text imprint as you choose your materials. You want the imprint to be as visible as possible. Contact your MBS Representative when you're ready to order, or if you have any questions!

Theme: calendar
Theme: cash
Theme: comic
Theme: emoji
Theme: flash
Theme: green
Theme: holly
Theme: island
Theme: merry
Theme: miss
Theme: official

Custom themes

Interested in designing your own theme?

Use our "art area" dimensions to design your materials, then provide us with a high-resolution PDF or JPG file so we can print the materials for you.

Interested in having us design a theme for you?

Contact your MBS Representative and we will work with you to design your own custom materials.

Additional marketing materials

Printed materials

Despite the widespread popularity of web and social media, print remains the preferred channel of choice for many and it ensures that your message will be seen, regardless of a Wi-Fi connection. They're also the most visible materials and, therefore, the most likely to gain your customers' attention.

Choose from a variety of print options:

  • Posters
  • Static decals
  • Bookmarks
  • Stuffers
  • Door hangers
  • Postcards
  • Table tents

Electronic materials

Students are on the go and that means your marketing needs to be, too. We've ensured that our electronic materials are written and designed to best communicate with your target audience. Further enhance the effectiveness of your message by making it social.

Choose from a variety of digital options:

  • Email options (two versions!)
  • Web banners
  • Facebook cover images
  • Facebook ads
  • Facebook, Twitter and Instagram ads
  • Flat screen ad
  • Newspaper ad

Miscellaneous materials

Our miscellaneous materials ensure you'll have the items you need on hand to manage a successful textbook buyback or rush. Whether it's additional advertising or office supplies, we're here to help.

We can provide the essentials such as:

  • Tablecloths
  • A-boards
  • Directional posters
  • Tape
  • Stickers
  • Foot decals
  • Shelf talker extenders
  • Rental return labels
  • Vinyl banners
  • MBS cartons
  • Textbook reservation cartons

Looking for other ways to market to your students?

If you're considering a creative promotion or giveaway, then contact your MBS Representative to see how MBS can help. Plus, we feature additional advertising resources and industry news on our blog, Foreword Online.

Foreword Online