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10 Tweetable Quotes for Motivation

Jul 18

People love quotes. That’s probably why 30% of retweets on Twitter are quote-related. You can tap into that trend by posting engaging and entertaining quotes on your company’s account. ...

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6 Corporate Gifts Your Employees Will Adore

Jul 10

Are you looking for the perfect gift to show your employees how much you care about them? Something more than just a generic mug? Then these are the products for you! 1. Robert Dancebot Speaker ...

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Work Hard, Play Harder: 6 Promotional Products to Promote a Healthy Lifestyle

Jul 03

Whether you’re playing a team sport, working out, running a marathon, or going to the game, these promotional products are built to fit any active lifestyle! Add your logo to any of these ...

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4 Ways to Improve Communication

Jun 26

Have you ever had this conversation before? Them: "How are you?" You: "Yes." Or have you ever been in a meeting and realized you zoned out halfway through? Or how about when you’re at the...

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Top Promo Products That Won't Break the Bank

Jun 19

On a tight budget? Get more bang for your buck with these budget-friendly promo products! Paracord Bracelet with Whistle Going on a great adventure? Suit up with the ultimate hiking accessor...

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Case Study: Practice Putting

Jun 12

2 Ball Pillow Pack – Titleist® TruFeel for Non-Profit Event When a non-profit had to cancel their annual fundraising dinner due to Coronavirus, a golf course donated their clubhouse pati...

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Sustainability & Environmental Responsibility: Why it Matters

Jun 04

As the reality of our planet’s changing climate is becoming more and more apparent, being committed to sustainability has become a business imperative in the eyes of consumers. According to a...

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Encore-Worthy Promo products

May 28

Dance is a world-renowned artform that converts song into movement and story. Ballet dancers are known for grace, athleticism, and musicality. Whether you have a dancer in your life or celebrate th...

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Case Study: Insuring Happy Employees

May 21

Item: JAFFA® Round Zinc Coaster Purpose: End of year gifts for employees Audience: Insurance firm employees An insurance firm had a particularly prosperous year and wanted to give employees ...

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Case Study: Real Modern Recognition

May 14

Market: Finance Product Use: Employee Recognition Promotion: A wealth management firm selected the Samsonite Executive Computer Backpack as an employee recognition gift. At the company’s ...

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7 Fitness Promotional Products to Help You Stay in Shape

May 06

Exercise is an important part of our overall wellness and many companies are using wellness initiatives to promote healthy choices like regular exercise. Whether your company is encouraging physica...

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Lanyards: Everything You Need to Know

Apr 29

When it's time to choose the perfect lanyard for your company or organization, you may not be aware of all the things to consider when purchasing your new supplies. Lanyards come in many different ...

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Case Study: Save the Date, Save the Day

Apr 22

Description: Trifold Calendars Industry: Banking What it was purchased for: A local bank wanted a way to thank their new customers with a promotional gift item that would have a high perceived va...

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10 Luxurious Products for Your VIP Customers

Apr 15

Most people crave the feeling of class, power, and status that comes with enjoying luxury products. Those who claim they don’t, just haven't gotten a chance to experience it for free. So, wha...

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Lil' Toy Trains

Apr 07

Step right up to Hobby Town! Little toy train sets are a blast from the past and are still a hit today! Did you know you can make a promotional product campaign around toy trains? Toy Train Stres...

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Five #Trending Gift Baskets

Mar 31

Gift baskets are the best way to give a little something of everything. Whether your recipient is a fan of chocolate or cheese, show them a little love, all wrapped up in one! Here are five #trend...

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Take 5 of These Promotional Products for the Medical Field, and Call Me in the Morning

Mar 24

It can be tough for people in the medical field to get their names out to new patients. If you own a restaurant, you can have your cool mascot show up at a local sports game and toss out t-shirts. ...

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How to Protect Your Business From Hackers

Mar 17

Business owners have a lot to lose in the event of an unfortunate data breach. From intellectual property to customer lists to bank account numbers, hackers have their eyes set on the most invaluab...

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Craft the Perfect Trade Show Swag Bag

Mar 09

Virtual tradeshows are definitely here to stay, and that isn't a bad thing! Not only are virtual tradeshows a lot more cost-effective for the organization hosting them, but they're also cheaper for...

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Case Study: Sign the Deal

Mar 02

In the fall, a car dealership introduced a new model and promoted it to potential customers. The car dealer purchased a mailing list and merged it with its own database. The Ranger Stylus Sati...

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The Science Behind a Promotional Plushie

Feb 24

I lied. There is no science. Only fuzziness! The truth is…there is no science behind a perfect promotional plushie, just fuzziness, and love. And as a plushie connoisseur from the day I was...

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4 Awesome Mindfulness Apps to Help You Be Your Best Self

Feb 17

Mindfulness. That's been a big buzzword recently. It means being mindful to take care of yourself, both physically and mentally – especially mentally. Recently, and especially with the...

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Case Study: Health & Wellness Spas

Feb 09

Products Javalina Jewel® Pen Industry Health & Wellness Spas Application Future Visits A day spa wanted to ensure that its guests always received the royal treatment. To encourag...

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7 Camping Promotional Products for the Great Outdoors

Feb 02

Whether you’re looking to relax and recharge or seeking adventure, getting out into nature provides everyone some peace and quiet from our regular lives. Help your customers enjoy the grea...

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8 Graphic Design Mistakes to Avoid

Jan 25

From social media graphics and website layouts to creating a cohesive grouping of promotional products, there are plenty of opportunities to flex your creative muscles and grow your business at the...

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5 Ways to Be Healthier in 2 Minutes or Less

Jan 18

Most people would agree that improving their health is important to them. But when it comes to making big life changes to accommodate a healthier lifestyle, who has the time? While we may not alway...

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6 Budget-Friendly Products to Drive High-End Sales

Jan 10

Are you looking for a marketing campaign that is not only successful but budget-friendly? Good news! You don’t have to break the bank to find promotional products that get the job done and le...

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Terrific Shirt Promos!

Jan 03

Shirts are one of the hottest promotional products on the market. How can you personalize this fashion staple and make your mark in your industry? Look no further, for we have five promotional shir...

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8 Corporate Gifts for Your Employees

Dec 26, 2023

The employees are the backbone of every company. And when your employees have been working hard all year to bring in tremendous results, nothing conveys your appreciation more than a corporate gift...

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Case Study: A Shoe-In

Dec 19, 2023

Golf Mesh Shoe Bag for Association Tournaments A national golf association wanted a giveaway item for golfers in weekend tournaments and high school students considering golf at the collegiate lev...

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7 Ways to Take Advantage of Your Lunch Break

Dec 11, 2023

Taking a lunch break is important. It’s a time when you can step away from your computer and have a little “me” time. Your lunch break should be a time when you can unplug and sto...

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6 Awarding Rewards for Your Employees

Dec 04, 2023

Since the beginning of the corporate award dinners, the same type of glass award has been presented at each one, whether it is a banquet, end-of-year party, or even just a company-wide meeting. Whi...

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#Instagram Inspiration

Nov 27, 2023

Instagram is a fun app where you can discover the latest info on celebrities, influencers, and yes, even inspiration for promo products! From mega water jugs to party décor, see what is tren...

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8 Wearables to Cozy Down In!

Nov 19, 2023

There is a chill in the air, the leaves change colors, and pumpkins are gracing doorsteps - you know what that means! It's time to gear up for fall and winter and outfit your team and clients with ...

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Customer Experience + Branding: The Relationship Goals of Marketing

Nov 12, 2023

Customer experience can make or break your company. How you and your employees treat customers directly reflects your brand’s values. But the truth is, positive customer experiences can be di...

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Case Study: Staying Safe for Back-to-School

Nov 04, 2023

A private school held an online meeting to outline plans for returning to school safely during the Coronavirus pandemic. As a follow-up, the school sent information packets to students’ paren...

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The Ultimate Holiday Food Guide

Oct 28, 2023

It's a universal truth: The holidays mean food. Whether you're breaking out an old family recipe or you're trying something new for the first time, the holidays are a time where you can com...

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Mindfulness and the Workplace

Oct 21, 2023

“Mindfulness” has become an increasingly popular buzzword over the past year, with workers suffering from pandemic-related burnout and record high stress levels. But what does it really...

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How to Choose Uniforms the Whole Team Will Love

Oct 13, 2023

If you’ve been in the workforce for a couple of years, you’ve probably had to wear a company uniform at one point or another! Across all industries, trades, and professions, uniforms ar...

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Case Study: Beach Balls? Bingo!

Sep 28, 2023

Description: Beach Ball Industry: Tourism What it was purchased for: The customer was looking for a low-cost, family-friendly summer giveaway item to promote their city's summer tourism program i...

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8 Promotional Products That Grow!

Sep 21, 2023

Now, more than ever, people are looking toward eco-friendly companies. They want to know what their favorite brands are doing for sustainability and limiting their carbon footprint. So we picked ...

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Case Study: A Flavorful Promotion

Sep 14, 2023

A Flavorful Promotion Boosts This Credit Union’s Popularity Organization: Credit Union Product Featured: Lip Balm Goal of Promotion: Generate New Loans Description of Case History: ...

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Say Cheese!

Sep 06, 2023

Can’t get enough of this milk-based product we call cheese? Whether it’s presented on a charcuterie board or straight off the wheel, cheese is a delectable treat for us all (as long as ...

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Weather-Proof Promo!

Aug 30, 2023

The weather outside is frightful, but the (weather-proof promotional products) are sooo delightful! No matter your climate or weather patterns, I’ve found some excellent promotional items tha...

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Case Study: The Big Picture

Aug 23, 2023

Description: Coupon Photo Folder Industry: Hospitality What it was purchased for: A restaurant was looking for a unique way to deliver custom printed coupons to their guests to attract more repea...

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Why You Should Be Having More Fun at Work

Aug 15, 2023

In the past, the words “work” and “fun” were two very different concepts that could never be caught in the same sentence. The old school rationale taught us that if you are ...

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Case Study: The Techno Pup!

Aug 08, 2023

A software company creates attention at tradeshow events with custom plush animal mascot giveaways. This plush Leonberger Dog Mascot for the company as giveaways at trade shows and other marketing ...

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6 Stuffed Animals to Cuddle Your Way to Happiness

Jul 31, 2023

Almost everyone had a favorite stuffed animal growing up. They were a friend that you confided your deepest secrets to, a friend that could keep you company when thunderstorms rolled through the ni...

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Case Study: Wave Hello to Promotions

Jul 24, 2023

Description: Custom Wave Cap Industry: Automotive What it was purchased for: The client was looking for a signature cap that would be unique, high-quality, and something that the recipient wo...

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6 Snap-Worthy Products for Every Photographer

Jul 17, 2023

Do you know what bokeh means? Aperture? That’s ok if you don’t, but many of your clients may know these terms if they are avid photographers! Whether they enjoy taking a flat lay shot o...

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Case Study: Pull Up a Chair and Stay Awhile

Jul 09, 2023

Description: Foldable Chair Industry: Education/Sports What it was purchased for: A high school wanted to purchase an item they could resell to the parents in the spirit shop for fundraising doll...

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8 Promotional Product Ideas for Students of All Ages

Jul 02, 2023

Whether it's a Big 12 university or an elementary school, people love to show off their school spirit! So, we chose eight promotional products that are perfect for both students and teachers of all...

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6 Products to Welcome Students Back to School

Jun 25, 2023

"Don't you just love New York in the fall? It makes me wanna buy school supplies. I would send you a bouquet of newly sharpened pencils if I knew your name and address." Tom Hanks said it bes...

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These Are the Tech-Savvy Promotional Products You Are Looking For

Jun 17, 2023

Technology advances exponentially. By the time you finish reading this article, you might be actually be reading it in some virtual reality café where Elvis is serving you a strawberry daiqu...

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5 Fail-Proof Ideas for Your Business Instagram

Jun 10, 2023

What generates over 95 million photos and videos each day, 4.2 billion likes daily and has 700 million active users? You guessed it – Instagram. This photo and video sharing social platform h...

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Braving Campground Antics with the SAHARA Sports Bottle

Jun 03, 2023

Camping isn’t always a vacation, y’all. Seasonal KOA® Work Kampers help KOA owners wrangle feisty RV transients (a.k.a. retirees) for their supper. The least they deserve is a fre...

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A Plus Aprons to Wow Any Chef

May 26, 2023

Cooking up a storm can create a mess! Make sure to have the right gear with an out-of-this-world apron! Artists, chefs, bakers, and more will be delighted with a one-of-a-kind apron! 1. 100% Cot...

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Branding 101: What Makes a Brand Powerful

May 19, 2023

A powerful brand is more than just a great logo and a mission statement (although those certainly lay the groundwork for any brand.) We live in a time where competition rises up on every corner, an...

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Case Study: Info in a Flash

May 11, 2023

Item: 8GB Custom USB 2.0 Flash Drive Purpose: Provide information about the school and programs Audience: Students and prospective students A community college was looking for a unique way to...

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The Fidget Phenomenon

May 04, 2023

You might remember the fidget spinner craze of 2017: seemingly overnight, the world became obsessed with those little plastic spinners. The spinning toys flew off the shelves across the country and...

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6 Promotional Products to Fit Your Budget

Apr 27, 2023

Branding: it’s something that every company needs but there can be a common misconception that you need a large budget to get started. That’s not the case! Branding and promoting your c...

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Yes, There's a Difference: Everything You Need to Know About Pens

Apr 12, 2023

Even as much of our world goes digital and paperless, the pen remains an essential tool in both office and home life. With so many different types of pens, choosing the “write” one can ...

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Case Study: Make a Spectacle

Apr 05, 2023

Description: Rubberized Sunglasses Industry: Broadcast Media / Telecommunication What it was purchased for: A vampire-based television show hosted blood drives at outdoor events. These were given...

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8 Dental Products That Will Make You Smile

Mar 29, 2023

Promotional products are great for handing out after patient visits, at conferences and events, or to have available in your reception area. Here are our 8 favorite dental promotional products that...

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Case Study: The Write Way

Mar 22, 2023

Item: WideBody® Message Pen Purpose: Inform people about range of services Audience: Clients and general public A chiropractic office wanted to inform clients and others about their range...

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8 Essential Office Supplies for Remote Workers

Mar 14, 2023

Since the CDC declared the COVID-19 virus a pandemic on March 11, 2020, various shelter-in-place and social distancing rules have been put into place to help slow the rate of infected peoples in th...

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Your Guide to Promotional Shirts

Mar 07, 2023

If you've ever run a 5k or attended a basketball game, chances are you've got a promotional shirt in your drawers somewhere. According to PPAI's 2019 Consumer Study, wearables are the #1 most popul...

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Case Study: Do a Double Take

Feb 28, 2023

Objective: A general contracting company was looking for a fun way to provide "before and after" photos to their clients after a remodeling project was complete. Product: Double-Sided Portrait F...

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6 Promotional Products for Religious Institutions

Feb 21, 2023

Religion and spirituality are shared experiences that bring communities together, and promotional products are a great way to help get your message to those who want to hear it. Whether you’r...

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How to Put Together an Onboarding Kit

Feb 14, 2023

Employee engagement starts the second a new employee walks in the door, so it’s important for companies to make a good impression on their first day! The onboarding process shouldn’t ju...

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Case Study: Bear With Us

Feb 07, 2023

Description: Plush Big Paw Bear with Shirt Industry: Financial Services / Banking What it was purchased for: A bank chain needed a product for tellers to hand out to new account members. How it ...

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Using Customer Profiles to Find the Perfect Promo Products

Jan 31, 2023

When business owners are asked about the customers they serve, many times, their response is: “Well, we serve everyone…” If a company served everyone, it would be impossible to ...

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Here Are Our Votes For The Best Political Promotional Product Staples

Jan 24, 2023

Whether you are right or left, red or blue, or somewhere in the middle, if you’re in need of political promotional product staples, we've got some great candidates for you! Yard Signs ...

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Case Study: A Spoon-taneous Promotion

Jan 17, 2023

Description: Spoon Mug Industry: Advertising What it was purchased for: A major coupon distributor was looking for a thank you to give out to advertisers. How it was distributed: The spoon mug...

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The Top Promotional Products To Keep Your Customers Connected

Jan 10, 2023

You’d be hard-pressed to find someone who doesn’t use a digital device these days! As we continue to expand into the digital world, staying connected is more important than ever. With t...

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Case Study: It's Raining Cats and Dogs

Jan 02, 2023

Item: Puppies & Kittens Mini Appointment Calendar Client: Pet Food Manufacturer Purpose: Increase pet food sales through goodwill campaign A pet food manufacturer partnered with a nationwide ...

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5 Unique Holiday Gifts to Beat the Boredom

Dec 25, 2022

When it comes to gift-giving, there are always the same things people go for: blankets, socks, cheese baskets, candles... and it can get a little repetitive! We wanted to help defeat the boredom of...

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School's in Session: 7 Essential Supplies for Students

Dec 18, 2022

Students are back in the classroom and parents are scrambling to purchase all of the necessary supplies on each teacher’s checklist. From three different types of pencils, calculators, and fo...

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Corporate Social Responsibility and the Beauty of Giving Back

Dec 10, 2022

Organizing a fundraising event. Donating food to a local animal shelter. Serving at a soup kitchen. No matter what you do to give back, volunteering feels pretty good, doesn’t it? But it doe...

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6 Promotional Products That Put the “Fun” in Fundraiser

Dec 03, 2022

Promotional products can help your fundraising event get donors in the giving spirit and maximize the amount of money you raise for charity. These 6 products for fundraisers show off your charitabl...

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Your Customers Won't Want to Remove These Promotional Products From Their Desks

Nov 25, 2022

At the end of the day, promotional products are really all about getting brands out in front of people to grow awareness and ultimately, increase sales! If you want to get strategic, there are a co...

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5 Men's Wearable Promotional Products for the Office and Beyond

Nov 18, 2022

It’s fun giving out promotional products like fidget spinners and stress balls, but sometimes you need an option for the guy that likes to keep it a bit more professional. These business c...

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Don't Break the Bank: 6 Budget-Friendly Promo Products

Nov 10, 2022

The truth is out: buying promotional products for your customers doesn't have to break the bank! Plus, everyone likes getting presents - no matter how big or small. So we've chosen six promotional ...

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5 Invaluable Marketing Books to Help Grow Your Brand

Nov 03, 2022

In the world of business, marketing trends are always evolving and it's easy to be overwhelmed. Sometimes you take one step forward only to be knocked two steps back. Luckily, there are endless res...

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16 Ways Color Affects Your Branding and Marketing

Oct 27, 2022

Substantial research shows why color matters in branding and how it plays an important role in how we experience marketing. These 16 facts give you a glimpse into how you can use color to your adva...

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What Millennials Want (And How to Work With Them)

Oct 12, 2022

Many people agree that there is a high demand to diversify the workforce with young specialists bearing fresh ideas and new perspectives. Furthermore, we need to prepare this growing generation for...

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Graphic Design Terms Everyone Should Know

Oct 04, 2022

It can be hard to communicate with a design team on a project when the designers speak their very own language. That’s why we have a rundown of words you may come across frequently that can ...

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10 Promo Products for Auto-Lovers

Sep 27, 2022

Grab your keys and prepare for a Bo Duke slide across the hood of your car. It’s time to take a look at 10 promo products for auto-lovers. For this list, we put together a travel-bag of gear ...

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Trending Now: Sustainable Apparel Options

Sep 20, 2022

If you’ve spent any time in fashion circles this year, you know that sustainability is the hot topic of the moment. With discussions swirling about fast fashion, ethical production, and every...

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Case Study: It Takes a Village

Sep 12, 2022

Objective: A village needed an easy way to let residents know when there were issues with their water meters. They wanted a faster method of communication than mailing letters, and something more...

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9 Promotional Products for the Oil & Gas Industry

Sep 05, 2022

The world runs on natural resources, but it's not like all that power comes from thin air! Oil, gas, and energy companies help harness and deliver the resources that power all our homes, offices, r...

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Case Study: A Golfer Giveaway

Aug 28, 2022

Objective An event organizer wanted consistent branding for everything from their tournament save the dates to golfer giveaways. Products Custom Tri-Fold Calendar, A2 (4-1/4" x 5-1/2") Folded Pr...

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Case Study: Shop 'til You Drop

Aug 21, 2022

A shopping mall was holding a late-winter promotion to increase traffic during typically slower months. Visitors to the complex received a "passport" to take to different stores within the mall for...

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8 Items for Restaurant Promos that Sizzle

Aug 14, 2022

Have you heard the word? Indoor dining is back, baby! For restaurants, bars, cafes, and more looking to spread the good news that they're fully operational again, promotional products are a great ...

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Five Frugal Promotions for the Cost-Savvy Consumer

Aug 06, 2022

Did you know that promotional products are one of the most cost-effective ways to market your business or organization? Because people hang on to promotional products and use them in their everyday...

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Case Study: Success on Campus

Jul 30, 2022

A large university needed a useful tool to promote its school app to students and faculty because it wanted to use the app to communicate important college news and upcoming events. Since most stud...

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5 Office Toys That Will Bring Your Brand Joy

Jul 23, 2022

Look around your office and you will probably find that your coworkers’ desktops are riddled with a variety of knick-knacks, toys, puzzles, and stress balls. Office toys are a great way to...

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Case Study: Zip It Up

Jul 15, 2022

Description: Hit Sports Pack with Front Zipper Industry: Broadcast Media/Telecommunication What it was purchased for: A cellular provider needed giveaways for an event at a major university. How ...

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Case Study: Don't Run from this Promo!

Jul 08, 2022

Description: Running Belt Fanny Pack Industry: Sports / Fitness What it was purchased for: A nationwide gym chain was looking for an item to give away with the purchase of yearly memberships....

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Case Study: Resort Incentive Yields Oceans of Opportunity

Jun 30, 2022

A five-star resort that frequently hosts corporate events for Fortune 500 companies wanted to reach out to corporate guests to entice them to return for family vacations. The goal was for the guest...

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Case Study: Wheelie Important Paperwork

Jun 23, 2022

Market: Automotive Objective: A motorcycle dealership wanted professional, branded document pouches to hold important paperwork for new customers to take home after their motorcycle purchase. Th...

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6 A+ Products for Online Education Courses

Jun 15, 2022

Classrooms have looked very different this year. Who agrees? Notebooks have turned into laptops, desks have turned into dining room tables, and students have kept their distance by learning and st...

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Case Study: Plastics Make it Possible

Jun 01, 2022

Description: Oasis Recycled Bottle Pen Industry: Chemicals What it was purchased for: Trade Show Giveaways How it was distributed: A chemical company needed something to give away at a tradeshow...

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7 Cool Products to Beat the Heat This Summer

May 24, 2022

The sun is beating down, and depending on where you live, you might be able to cook an egg on the sidewalk: summer is officially here! With high temperatures and lots of sun, it’s a great tim...

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Ain't Nobody Got Time for That: 5 Tips for Working Efficiently

May 17, 2022

No one ever got anywhere by doing the bare minimum. Your growth depends on you getting as much done in as little time as possible. The five tips below will help you accomplish as much as possible e...

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Cook Up a Storm With These 5 Promotional Products

May 09, 2022

There are hundreds of cooking gadgets that claim to make people’s lives easier but many of them end up collecting dust in the junk drawer. We’ve found the best and most useful kitchen p...

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Imprint Everything: A Guide to Printing Methods

May 02, 2022

Once you’ve found the perfect promotional product for your business or organization, the next step is to emblazon it with your logo or message. Depending on the item, there may be multiple de...

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Case Study: A Gift to Build a Dream On

Apr 24, 2022

Description: Medium Pillow Box Industry: Healthcare Personalization The pillow box was modeled after designs used at a charity golf tournament benefitting the hospital. Because children at th...

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Food Gifts for All Seasons

Apr 17, 2022

Whether for birthdays, holidays, or milestone events like anniversaries or weddings, giving the perfect gift can be tricky. Sending gifts to clients is an easy way to foster a stronger relationship...

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Your Graphic & Web Design Cheat Sheet

Apr 10, 2022

The world of graphic and web design is complicated and there is a lot of terminology out there to learn. To help you out, we’ve put together a cheat sheet with answers to some of the top grap...

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Case Study: College Fair Giveaway

Apr 02, 2022

Description: 4" Mini Plush Buddies Frog with Shirt Industry: Education What it was purchased for: A community college was looking for a giveaway item to have at their booth for the upcoming colle...

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Case Study: Have a Seat

Mar 26, 2022

As the COVID-19 pandemic spread, a non-profit healthcare provider needed additional waiting room seating for their clinics and health centers across the state. As a non-profit, they needed an affor...

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Case Study: A Getaway Promotion

Mar 19, 2022

A resort wanted to make sure guests felt safe as they reopened after COVID-19 stay-at-home orders were lifted. At check-in, they chose to provide each guest with a Fold-Up Cinch Corner Tote to ke...

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8 Paw-some Promotional Products for Dogs and Dog Lovers

Mar 12, 2022

Whether you work with animals or want to show that your business is pet-friendly, there are plenty of products that will win over every dog breed! Here are 8 of our favorite pet products. Colla...

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7 Ways to Instantly Make Your Website More User-Friendly

Mar 04, 2022

With more and more people preferring to conduct business exclusively online, a user-friendly website isn’t just desirable, it’s required if you want to be successful. These seven tips w...

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Case Study: Recycle, Reuse, Read a Book!

Feb 25, 2022

Product: Non-Woven Shopper Tote Bag Industry: Bookstore What it was purchased for: A large college bookstore wanted to feature a reusable shopping bag for students. The goal was to get the studen...

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Sweet Dreams Are Made of Cheese: Products for Charcuterie Lovers

Feb 18, 2022

What’s more impressive than an expertly crafted charcuterie board? Fancy cured meats, artisanal cheeses, crackers, nuts, fruits… our mouths are watering just thinking about it. For all...

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6 Retro Products That Are a Blast From the Past

Feb 11, 2022

No matter what decade you think of when you think of “retro products”, you can bet there’s a customizable product perfect for your next event. Using nostalgia to promote your busi...

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4 Fantastic Promos for Senior Citizens

Feb 03, 2022

Did you know that by 2060, there will be an estimated 98 million people in the United States who are 65 or older? With the generational divide between Millennials and Gen Zers taking up a lot of co...

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Case Study: Inking Impressions

Jan 27, 2022

Portability and permanence are among the desirable traits sought in an effective promotional product. A company was looking for a unique self-promotion that incorporated these elements and decided ...

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5 Steps to Achieving Your Goals

Jan 20, 2022

If you’ve ever watched a TED talk or listened to any of your teachers in school, you’ll know that setting goals are the stepping stones to getting where you want to be in life. You watc...

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Case Study: Wine for the Win

Jan 12, 2022

A local winery at their annual fall festival was looking for a way to boost their sales on take-home bottles of wine. So, they gave away the imprinted Winged Corkscrew to anyone who purchased three...

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Case Study: Stick to the Schedule

Jan 05, 2022

Industry: Hospitality Personalization: A small sandwich shop wanted to increase their business during lunch hour. Their target market was people who worked near their restaurant. Method of Distri...

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Case Study: "Single Use" Pens for COVID-19

Dec 28, 2021

In response to the Coronavirus outbreak, a financial institution decided to provide single-use pens in all their locations and for drive thru banking. This idea was intended to help stop the spre...

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Case Study: Go Green or Go Home

Dec 21, 2021

Item: goingreen™ Stapled Appointment Calendar Purpose: Promote awareness of recycling programs and provide recycling information to the community Audience: Residents of the company’...

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Case Study: Back in Business

Dec 14, 2021

A behavioral health practice was preparing to reopen when shelter-in-place orders were lifted. However, they needed a way to communicate the enhanced safety protocols they put in place to patients ...

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Top 10 Promotional Products for the Health and Wellness Industry

Dec 06, 2021

Now, more than ever before, people are focused on enriching their lives with healthy habits and wellbeing practices. In fact, the health & wellness industry has seen exponential growths over the pa...

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Reel Them in With These 5 Cinematic Promo Products

Nov 29, 2021

Box office hits took a backseat this year as more people browsed through Netflix’s new releases instead of venturing out to movie theaters. However, as many movie theaters reopen to the publ...

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5 Military Themed Promotional Products

Nov 22, 2021

We’ve got camouflage. We’ve got utility. We’ve got plenty of “olive drab” to go around. If you are looking for products that appeal to military personnel and their fam...

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Case Study: Hay, Where'd You Get That Tote?

Nov 15, 2021

Description: Large Boat Tote Industry: Sports / Fitness What it was purchased for: Horse show giveaways How it was distributed: A local horse show needed gifts for their major contributors. A ...

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Giving Back: The Importance of Corporate Social Responsibility

Nov 08, 2021

Whether you’re putting together a fundraiser, donating food to a local shelter, or volunteering at a soup kitchen, supporting causes you care about makes you feel good and makes the world a b...

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Case Study: 3D is the Key

Nov 01, 2021

A company was looking for unique items to commemorate the celebration of its 45th year in business. They wanted to incorporate a new logo that communicated the anniversary as well as the range of p...

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5 Quick Pick-Me-Ups You Can Send Your Employees at Home Right Now

Oct 24, 2021

Show your staff some much needed appreciation while they work from home with these inexpensive and mailable products. While many people are getting used to the “new normal” of working ...

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Cheers! Let’s Sell More Beer!

Oct 17, 2021

Description: Custom Wave Table Tent Industry: Hospitality What it was purchased for: A local brewery wanted an eye-catching promotional item to place on tables that would boost their alcohol sale...

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A Lunch That Packs a Punch

Oct 10, 2021

Description: 3 Section Lunch Container Industry: Healthcare What it was purchased for: A hospital was looking for a unique lunch packet for nurses, doctors, and anyone else employed at any of the...

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5 Outside-the-Box Promotional Products for Your Next School Order

Oct 03, 2021

If you’ve ever placed an order for promotional products for a school, you have probably seen your fair share of t-shirts and baseball caps. And trust us, those are definitely important! Weara...

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Case Study: Financial Industry

Sep 26, 2021

Products Javalina® Classic Pen Industry Financial Application Direct Mail A local bank wanted to increase awareness of its low mortgage rates and decided to do a direct mailin...

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6 Ways to Get More Done Every Day

Sep 19, 2021

From the moment you get to work in the morning, you’re probably planning all the things you intend to get done. By the time you head home, you may wonder how the day got away from you! We&rsq...

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9 Useful Apps for Sales & Marketing Professionals

Sep 12, 2021

Your phone’s ringing off the hook. You’ve got three meetings back to back. Emails are piling up in your inbox. And when you have a moment to book your next business trip, you wonder how...

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Case Study: Attract New Customers

Sep 05, 2021

As part of their new corporate wellness program, the company wanted to stress the importance of healthy nutrition to its employees. Along with literature, discount memberships at a local health clu...

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Case Study: Let the Games Begin!

Aug 28, 2021

Product: Custom Malibu Sunglasses Industry: Automotive/Banking What it was purchased for: A car company wanted to find a product that would promote their brand at a local college BCS Bowl Games. ...

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Case Study: Charity Fundraiser

Aug 21, 2021

The organizer of a charity fundraiser wanted to add an element of fun and excitement to their door prize giveaways. As each guest arrived, they were given a Mardi Gras Jubilee pen and instructions ...

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6 Purr-fect Promo Products for Cat Lovers

Aug 13, 2021

Everyone knows that dogs are man’s best friend, but did you know that cats have been living alongside humans as companions since at least 7500 BC? In 2017, cats were one of the most popular p...

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Case Study: Sometimes You Just Need to Vent

Jul 30, 2021

Description: Auto Air Vent Magnetic Phone Mount Industry: Technology What it was purchased for: A technology business was looking for a giveaway item that was unique but also fit within their b...

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Case Study: Snap a Pic!

Jul 23, 2021

Objective: A large photography studio wanted a better welcome kit for their wedding clients than just a few loose flyers. Product: Mini Horizontal Pocket Folder Personalization: The photography s...

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5 Unique Rainy-Day Promotional Products to Keep You Covered!

Jul 15, 2021

Unpredictable weather is a shared experience in life. No matter your age, geographical location, job, or personality, it will always rain. These unique and functional promotional products are sure ...

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6 Promotional Products for Music Lovers

Jul 08, 2021

These promotional products will be music to your ears! There are all kinds of music lovers out there, from fans of rock to jazz and everything in between, that would love to get any of these music-...

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Return of the Events: 6 Products for Concerts and More

Jul 01, 2021

Live music is back! Venues are opening their doors, and artists are announcing tour dates again. After more than a year of few to no events for most places, bands, club promoters, venue owners, and...

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6 Helpful Tips to Address Unhappy Customers

Jun 23, 2021

It’s the moment you dread. The phone call you don’t want to pick up. The review you’re scared to address. Responding to unhappy customers seems like a chore. It can be overwhelm...

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Case Study: Jot It Down

Jun 16, 2021

Description: Mini Flip Pad Jotter Industry: Financial What it was purchased for: An investment firm wanted to promote their new financial blog to their existing customers with a memorable branded...

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Case Study: Look, Ma, No Hands!

Jun 09, 2021

Description: Auto Air Vent Magnetic Phone Mount Industry: Technology What it was purchased for: A technology business was looking for a giveaway item that was unique but also fit within their bud...

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Case Study: Where Has Your Pen Been?

Jun 02, 2021

Products Javalina Splash® Pen Industry Technology Application Contest An internet company created a branded website for a promotion called “Where has your pen been?&rdqu...

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How Promo Products Can Tell Your Brand's Story

May 25, 2021

Stories are powerful. From sharing stories around the campfire to writing fictional novels, storytelling has connected people together for thousands of years. But, have you ever considered storyte...

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Case Study: A New Way to Do Cross-Promotions

May 18, 2021

Clever Meets Subtle: A New Way to Do Cross-Promotions Organization: Department Store Product Featured: Lanyard with Vinyl Pouch Goal of Promotion: Promoting Store Sales Description of Case ...

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Case Study: Pillow Box

May 11, 2021

Objective A children's hospital wanted to send a thank you gift package to donors. They wanted patients to be able to add a personalized touch to the gift to connect donors better to the cause. P...

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Case Study: Getting Bent out of Shape for More Business

May 03, 2021

Product: Gel Stress Toy Client: Health Food Store What it was purchased for: As a gift to reward customers for spending over a certain amount. Why it worked: The gel stress toy which, unlike the...

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Case Study: Work it Out!

Apr 26, 2021

A nationwide insurance company shifted their employees out of their field offices to at-home workspaces due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Their HR team was tasked with providing a team appreciation ...

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6 Things You're Missing out on by Not Using Promotional Products

Apr 19, 2021

Promotional products aren't just for niche industry operations. Whether you are a small organization looking to grow your business, or an established company wanting to reach a new market, a produc...

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Win Big With These Promotional Products for Sports Lovers

Apr 12, 2021

If you’re looking for some awesome gear to support your team—or for some killer merch for your team’s fans—we’ve got you covered with these awesome promotional product...

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Case Study: A Race to Remember

Apr 04, 2021

Item: Sport Bottle with Metallic Ring – 28 oz. Purpose: Race day giveaway Audience: Breast cancer survivors and race participants A regional race supporting breast cancer research added an...

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The History of Promotional Products

Mar 28, 2021

If you've ever been to a music festival or convention and walked away with a bag full of freebies, then you know that promotional products work! But did you know that those quirky logoed products h...

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Case Study: You Can Count on Us

Mar 21, 2021

The marketing department for a regional credit union was considering a custom writing instrument from overseas as part of a re-branding campaign. However, supply chain disruptions due to Coronavi...

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Case Study: A Not-So-Silly Idea

Mar 14, 2021

An insurance company signed up to be the “hydration” sponsor for a fun and colorful 5K run/walk for charity. The race was popular in the community because it was known as a vibrant, fun...

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5 Out of the Box Promotional Products We Love…and You Will Too!

Mar 07, 2021

We’ve all been stuck in the same rut while trying to come up with some original ideas to appeal to customers. Are you in need of some extra product inspiration? If so, here’s a littl...

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Get in Gear With These Automotive Promo Products

Feb 28, 2021

Branding these car-accessory promotional products for a campaign will drive more customers to your business! In the U.S., the average daily work commute is 26 minutes and Americans spend around 38 ...

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Case Study: Spec-Tacular Promotions

Feb 20, 2021

Description: CUSTOM Malibu Sunglasses Industry: Food & Beverage What it was purchased for: The end user wanted to give something away at this year’s Spring Break in Jamaica for an MTV e...

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How to Reduce Stress on the Job

Feb 13, 2021

Here are some interesting stats for you. More than 157 million Americans are part of the U.S. workforce. Considering that number, did you know that workplace stress is responsible for up to $190 bi...

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6 Products to Take to Your Next Family Picnic

Feb 06, 2021

Ah yes, family picnics. The deli sandwiches, games, and abundance of sunshine. Summertime is the best time to fill up the basket, dust off the checkered blanket, and head out to your local park. ...

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6 Promotional Products That Put Safety First

Jan 30, 2021

Whether it’s on a construction site, warehouse, or a laboratory, it’s always important to help your workers stay safe. Encourage your employees to make safe choices all year long with t...

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6 On-the-Go Products for Travelers

Jan 23, 2021

Being prepared isn't just for the Scouts, it's good advice for anyone who lives life on the go! Add your logo to these hospitality and travel themed promotional products and your customers will ...

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Game On: 10 Promo Product Games We Love!

Jan 16, 2021

From traditional favorites to new and trendy games, you can put your brand at the center of the fun whether it is at a tailgate, a special party or event, or just around the office. Bean Bag Toss...

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6 Books That Every Business Owner Should Read

Jan 09, 2021

As business owners, it’s crucial to understand the trends that affect your industry and your company. Each day, you consume an incredible amount of data, statistics, and research. However, it...

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Case Study: Fresh Mesh Promotions

Jan 01, 2021

Market: Real Estate Product Use: Incentive Gift Promotion: A high-end resort selected the Atlantis Mesh Beach Tote as an incentive gift for the visitors who attended their timeshare presentatio...

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5 Tips for Boosting Social Media Engagement

Dec 25, 2020

Social media is used for different purposes. News outlets tweet out breaking news, fashion trends are posted on Instagram, and political ads are promoted through Facebook. Social media platforms ar...

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Mask Mania!

Dec 18, 2020

It’s safe to say that the humble face mask is one of 2020’s most popular products, and it isn’t difficult to figure out why. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Centers for Disease ...

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5 Pitch Perfect Products for Musically Talented Individuals

Dec 11, 2020

We all have talented musicians in our lives. Whether they can shred on an electric guitar or have tried out for the local singing competition, some people are born to make music. Here are 5 promo ...

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5 Awesome Recreational Wearables

Dec 03, 2020

Did you know that wearables are the #1 best-received promotional product? Add your logo to these fresh wearables and make your brand a walking advertisement with innumerable impressions all year lo...

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Case Study: Too Hot to Jot

Nov 26, 2020

Objective: Department managers wanted their new employees to have an easy way to take notes during the onboarding process. They wanted to incorporate company branding to keep their image consiste...

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Case Study: Fewer Tricks and More Treats: Halloween Safety Lanyard

Nov 18, 2020

Fewer Tricks and More Treats: Halloween Safety Lanyard Organization Insurance Company Product Featured Reflective Lanyard Goal of Promotion Promoting safety on Halloween Description of Cas...

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6 Fun Products for Keeping Kids Occupied at Home

Nov 11, 2020

Since the coronavirus outbreak has forced many schools and daycares to close, millions of children are experiencing a major disruption in their daily lives. Parents working from home may be struggl...

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7 Promotional Products Perfect for Weddings

Nov 04, 2020

Adding names, monograms, or wedding dates to wedding favors is a great way to increase the wow-factor of any event. After everyone leaves the reception, these personalized gifts are there to help t...

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Case Study: Adventure Awaits

Oct 27, 2020

An event promoter was compiling a gift box for top-tier ticket holders for a large-scale national summer concert tour. The Koozie® Adventure Dry Sack 10L was a natural fit for the outdoor lifes...

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5 Phone Accessories to Help You Get a Grip

Oct 20, 2020

It’s pretty safe to say that cell phones are a ubiquitous part of everyday life. In any room with more than a few people in it, you’re likely to find a few phone screens lighting up in ...

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5 Simple Tips to Organize and Run Effective Meetings

Oct 13, 2020

If you work from 9 to 5, chances are you’ve sat in a meeting before. Whether it be a brainstorm session or roundtable discussion, it doesn’t matter the industry you are in, meetings are...

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5 Promo Products for the Stay-at-Home Worker

Oct 06, 2020

Working from home has become the norm these days. It’s also becoming increasingly difficult to separate our professional lives from our personal lives. From trying to make deadlines, cooking ...

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You Can Bank on These 7 Promotional Products

Sep 28, 2020

Finance-themed promotional products are a great marketing investment and help increase brand awareness and customer loyalty. These seven products can be used as financial seminar gifts, banking giv...

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Case Study: Life of the Mardi

Sep 21, 2020

Market: Hospitality Objective: With their event scheduled close to Mardi Gras, event planners wanted to provide a themed goodie package for attendees with giveaways from event sponsors. They wan...

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Case Study: The Weather is Snow Joke

Sep 14, 2020

Description: Keep Warm Buddy Set Industry: Education What it was purchased for: A local school was looking for a fundraiser item to help older kids raise money for an overnight camping trip. ...

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3 Simple Ways to Boost Your Mood Right Now

Sep 07, 2020

Do you ever get a case of the Mondays…on a Thursday? We all get down sometimes, but that doesn’t mean we need to stay there. Whether someone said something that upset you, you’re...

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Case Study: Calendar Puns are Week

Aug 31, 2020

Objective: A real estate agent wanted a useful promotional item to boost her personal branding and promote her services while staying top of mind all year round. Product: Desk Calendar with 4-Co...

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Case Study: Guess the Flavor Lip Balm

Aug 23, 2020

Guess the Flavor Lip Balm Organization Health Insurance Organization Product Featured Lip Balm & Lip Balm Sleeve Goal of Promotion Generating positive reinforcement with sales reps ...

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6 Promotional Signs to Let Customers Know You’re Open For Business

Aug 16, 2020

As restaurants, salons, retail stores, and more begin reopening the doors, many business owners are trying to think of bold ways to visually attract customers to their businesses. From curbside foo...

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Case Study: A Picture is Worth...a Nice Donation

Aug 08, 2020

Description: Folded Photograph Card Industry: Fundraising What it was purchased for: A historical preservation society needed invitations for their annual dinner. A board member donated their pho...

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7 Promotional Products For Those On the Go

Aug 01, 2020

According to a 2016 AAA Foundation report, American drivers spend an average of more than 17,600 minutes behind the wheel each year. Now, imagine that someone is looking at products with your logo ...

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Your Product Decorating Questions Answered

Jul 25, 2020

You encounter promo products every single day. You hold them, wear them, and maybe even smell them. But, did you know every one of these products goes through an extensive design process, whether t...

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Case Study: Improve Sales and Traffic

Jul 18, 2020

A hotel wanted to promote its amenities to guests in a personable, yet non-intrusive manner. The goal was to encourage guests to utilize hotel amenities instead of going off-site to fulfill their n...

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Perk up Your Promotions With These 6 Coffee Products

Jul 10, 2020

Coffee enthusiasts will love these promotional products that look like they’re straight from the coffee shop! Millions of people drink coffee and tea every day, even multiple times a day whic...

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Case Study: Keeping it All Together

Jul 03, 2020

Objective: An insurance company wanted to send new customers home with a special gift and a way to keep their new insurance policy documentation organized. Product: Insurance Document Pouch & Fu...

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Case Study: Fun in the Sun

Jun 26, 2020

Product: Two-Tone Malibu Sunglasses Industry: Sports What it was purchased for: A major sports team was having difficulty keeping attendance up at weeknight games. They came up with the idea of d...

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