A Mug Is More Than A Coffee Mug: 100 Uses

Coffee Mug Uses
A Mug Is More Than A Coffee Mug: 100 Uses

A Coffee Mug Has Intrinsic Value! #mug #coffeemug #usesforamug #ruralmoney #rural #money #ruralareas

Coffee mug uses include a great gift, promotes a multitude of promotional opportunities, and prolonged attention from the person holding it.

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Think about it because most coffee drinkers prefer their coffee hot, it is served in a ceramic coffee mug, and consumed slowly.

A “coffee break” is synonymous with taking time to stop and think, to review, to contemplate.

People love coffee; and the popularity of coffee is at an all-time high.

There is a coffee shop on just about every street corner; and the vast majority of restaurants, even fast-food, offer a selection of “gourmet” coffee beverages.

People are drinking more coffee than ever before, which is why the coffee mug has become so valuable.

That is why a lot of companies have patented coffee mugs and all aspects of this invention.

If an advertising or promotional message is imprinted on the coffee mug, it receives prolonged attention from the person holding it.

This gives the person time to consider the offer or message imprinted on the mug, and to act upon it.

A Coffee Mug Is Not Just For Drinking ☕ Coffee

It can have many other uses and co-purposes.

⦁ A ceramic coffee mug is heavy.
⦁ It has permanence – staying power.
⦁ Its duration can most often be measured in years.
Even the fact that it can be broken, with sufficient force, it demands that it be handled with a certain amount of care and regard.

The Coffee Mug Has Intrinsic Value

It is not thrown away or discarded.

The imprint on the mug can have an impact on how and where and for what purpose it is used.

The mug, with its imprinted message, is often given a place of prominence.

It is put on display for all to see.

So, considering the powerful and persuasive attributes of the not-so-lowly mug, and its intrinsic value, I offer the following list of over 100 practical uses:

  1. Reusable packaging mug for any product that will fit inside for reuse as a coffee mug or desk caddy.
  2. A seedling starter mug is reusable.
  3. A bulk foods scoop mug, such as grain. Leave in bucket.
  4. A measuring cup mug imprinted with a scale.
  5. A planter mug to put a layer of small rock or gravel in the bottom first for drainage.
  6. A candle mug available in a wide selection of scents.
  7. A calendar mug imprinted with a calendar on one side, company message on the other.
  8. A desk caddy mug filled with imprinted pens, pencils, small ruler, letter opener, etc.
  9. A candy dispenser mug filled with candy. . . duh!.
  10. A unique invitation mug imprinted with invitation on side – another twist: require that they bring the invitation with them to the event.
  11. A presentation mug to insert client’s product.
  12. An award mug imprinted with achievement – perhaps a gold metallic imprint.
  13. A toothbrush holder mug for a tube of toothpaste, too.
  14. A thank-you mug gift wrapped in cellophane and cinched with a ribbon at the top.
  15. A tool box mug to insert mini-screwdrivers, mini-flashlight, tape measure, etc.
  16. A first-aid kit mug to insert bandages, headache medicine, etc.
  17. A hangover kit mug to insert headache medicine, ear plugs, phone number for AA, etc.
  18. A watch case mug to insert imprinted wristwatch.
  19. A coaster set mug to insert cork coasters or disposable coasters.
  20. A cold-recovery kit mug, AKA “get yourself back to work” kit imprinted with good wishes, filled with chicken soup mix, a thermometer, cold medicine, etc.
  21. A wedding confetti toss mug imprinted with wedding info, fill with birdseed, white, black, brown rice to send off the bridal couple.
  22. A business card mug imprinted with your business card on side — is sure to be remembered.
  23. A sewing kit mug to insert sewing supplies.
  24. A coin catcher mug to insert coin rollers — great alternative to the old piggy bank.
  25. A holiday greeting card mug imprinted with your sentiment of choice.
  26. A frequent shopper card mug imprinted with offer on side, redeemed with every visit – a funny twist: “refills free with coffee purchase”.
  27. A commemorative souvenir mug imprinted with event info or picture.
  28. A fundraiser mug imprinted with worthy cause info – sell it to raise money.
  29. A premium product mug that’s filled with a product or attach to a product as an added premium with purchase.
  30. A hardware storage mug for nuts/bolts.
  31. A sugar packet dispenser mug, where else, but next to the coffee maker.
  32. A soup bowl mug kit to insert cup-o-soup packet and spoon.
  33. A political statement mug imprinted with candidate’s photo and info.
  34. A history lesson mug imprinted with historical dates/info.
  35. A recipe card mug imprinted with recipe – a great for a unique restaurant.
  36. A picket sign mug imprinted with union message, etc.
  37. An anti-smoking aid mug imprinted with Surgeon General warnings.
  38. A paper clip dispenser mug for unique paper clips shaped like dollar-signs, houses, etc.
  39. A reminder mug ie: “Change your smoke detector battery when Daylight Savings Time changes.”
  40. A company brochure mug imprinted with company info, mission statement, etc.
  41. A map mug imprinted with a map on it.
  42. A mini-blueprint mug imprinted with floor plan – what a great idea for a home builder!.
  43. A written guarantee mug – no fine print here – “We’re proud to display our guarantee”.
  44. A “warm fuzzy” mug to insert hot chocolate packet.
  45. A motivator mug imprinted with compliment such as “Top Achiever”.
  46. A safety program reinforcement mug imprinted with safety protocols.
  47. An instruction manual mug “There Is No Excuse For Following Instructions.”
  48. A scavenger hunt game mug imprinted with a list of items to find.
  49. An operation manual mug can be fun or serious.
  50. A company policy manual mug excellent – continuous reinforcement.
  51. A prize mug imprinted with illustration of game, such as a basketball going into the hoop “Score!”.
  52. A clue mug imprint on bottom of mug.
  53. A token mug to imprint: “Return for __”).
  54. A checklist mug imprinted with checklist.
  55. An announcement mug imprinted with announcement of achieved goal, expansion, etc.
  56. An exclusive pass mug – only those bearing this mug can gain entry into the elite section.
  57. An inspiration mug imprinted with a scripture or inspirational quote.
  58. An agenda mug “These are the items we need to discuss in this meeting.”
  59. An old-style shaving mug to insert bar of soap and brush.
  60. A status symbol mug given in exchange for major purchase or contribution.
  61. A desktop basketball goal mug available with a cardboard backboard – another imprint area!.
  62. A dessert dish mug – order this dessert at restaurant – customer gets to keep the mug!.
  63. A delineator mug – decaf drinkers get green mug, those drinking regular get the red mug.
  64. A business card dispenser mug.
  65. A “share a penny” mug next to the cash register.
  66. A toothpick dispenser mug.
  67. A tip collector mug.
  68. A billboard mug imprinted with a dozen or more small block advertisements – use at local restaurants.
  69. A barbeque kit mug inserted with basting brush, sauce.
  70. A theft deterrent device mug imprinted: “This mug stolen from _”.
  71. A coffee club membership card mug, suggestion: change mug color each year.
  72. A name badge mug personalized imprint.
  73. A cheat sheet mug imprinted with math formulas.
  74. A phone book mug imprinted with list of important company phone numbers and/or extensions.
  75. A soap dish mug insert a bar of soap.
  76. A written warranty mug, this one will not be lost or misplaced.
  77. A measuring cup mug imprinted with scale on inside or outside.
  78. An initiator mug imprinted with “step one, step two, etc.”
  79. A conversation-starter mug imprinted with opening line: “What’s your name and what do you do?”
  80. A memorization aid mug imprinted with items to memorize.
  81. A translator mug imprinted with common expressions in another language.
  82. A paint can mug, the handle makes it easy to hold for touch-up work.
  83. A play book mug imprinted with football plays. Perfect for those who “eat, sleep and drink football!”
  84. An excuse eliminator mug imprinted with a “round tuit” message.
  85. A feng shui garden mug filled with sand, pebbles and a tiny rake.
  86. A computer aid mug imprinted with list of computer shortcuts for a particular program.
  87. A fire safety map mug imprinted with floor plan showing fire exits.
  88. An in/out sign for the desk mug “I’ll be back in a moment” on one side, and “Out to lunch” on the other.
  89. A marker board mug insert dry erase marker and eraser – works great on a plain white coffee mug!
  90. A weight-loss aid mug imprinted: how many minutes of exercise it takes to burn off a Twinkie, etc.
  91. An awareness tool mug imprinted with important statistics, etc.
  92. A how-to guide mug imprinted with instructions, diagrams, etc.
  93. A work of art mug imprinted “Let your creativity soar!
  94. A schedule mug sport games, etc.
  95. A menu mug (imprint with restaurant menu, kid’s menu, senior’s menu, breakfast menu, etc.
  96. A make up holder mug for brushes or make up pencils.
  97. A cookie cutter mug.
  98. A picture frame mug imprinted with full-color photo.
  99. A cupcake holder/server mug. Take note: do not place mugs in oven – it can damage the imprint.
  100. Your friend. . . mug. Someone to talk to when alone in your office imprinted with face – “Wilson?”
    There are hundreds more creative ways to use a coffee mug to promote your idea, brand, business, organization or event.

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