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What’s Up With Unboxing Videos? The Trend You Must Try

17 hours ago

We all enjoy that element of surprise (well, most of us!). User-generated unboxing videos have popped up more and more on YouTube and other social media platforms, adding a surprising value to product...

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6 Helpful Tips to Address Unhappy Customers

Jul 30

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 overwhelming...

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Mindfulness and the Workplace

Jul 22

“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 me...

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Case Study: It Takes a Village

Jul 15

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 di...

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Satisfy Your Customers’ Cravings With These 6 Sweet Treats

Jul 08

Chocolate and candy can make everyone smile! From fudge and chocolate-covered almonds to saltwater taffy and sour gummies, there are thousands of options for you to send to customers! Here are 6 of o...

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Case Study: A Shoe-In

Jun 30

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 level....

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Beyond PPE: 6 Feel-Good Promo Products for Hospitals

Jun 23

Although 2020 has been over-saturated with PPE products, hospitals and medical offices still seek other promo product ideas (beyond PPE) to pass out to patients, nurses, and visitors. Whether being...

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

Jun 15

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 fro...

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7 Brilliant Bamboo Promotional Products

Jun 08

You don't have to be a panda to love bamboo! This popular, eco-friendly renewable resource grows super-fast and is known to be one of the most adaptable materials on the planet. Bamboo is incredibly v...

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Case Study: This Event Needs More Cowbell

Jun 01

Description: Cow Bell Industry: Trade Show / Convention / Events What it was purchased for: A charity marathon coordinator wanted a giveaway that spectators could use to cheer on their runners. ...

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Graphic Design Terms Everyone Should Know

May 24

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 save you f...

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The Fidget Phenomenon

May 17

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 in...

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Giving Back: The Importance of Corporate Social Responsibility

May 09

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 bett...

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Sustainability & Environmental Responsibility: Why it Matters

May 02

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 20...

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Five Frugal Promotions for the Cost-Savvy Consumer

Apr 24

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 li...

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How to Put Together an Onboarding Kit

Apr 17

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 just ...

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Case Study: The Techno Pup!

Apr 10

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 eve...

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6 Stuffed Animals to Cuddle Your Way to Happiness

Apr 02

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 night...

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Case Study: Snap a Pic!

Mar 26

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 stud...

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Case Study: Fresh Mesh Promotions

Mar 19

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 presentations....

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Top 10 Promotional Products for the Health and Wellness Industry

Mar 12

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 past ...

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Bamboo: It's Not Just for Pandas!

Mar 04

What first comes to mind when you think of the phrase "made from sustainable materials"? Bamboo, of course! Bamboo, which is a type of grass (who knew!), is an incredible renewable and sustainable res...

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Case Study: Wave Hello to Recognition

Feb 25

Item: JAFFA® Wave Award Purpose: Welcome gift for incentive winners Audience: Software company sales representatives A software company held a sales incentive contest for reps to win a trip ...

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Case Study: Insuring Happy Employees

Feb 18

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 end...

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5 Tips for Boosting Social Media Engagement

Feb 11

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 are a...

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Case Study: Back in Business

Feb 03

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 com...

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Case Study: YUKON 17 oz. Double Wall Party Cup for the Sustainability Win

Jan 27

Surf-inspired activewear brands like ROXY® are stoked with our YUKON design—fondly known as The Party Cup™. It’s double-wall insulated, so it keeps refreshments cool on the bea...

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Case Study: Yes, We Can!

Jan 20

Description: Kan-Tastic Industry: Food & Beverage What it was purchased for: Fast-food chain giveaway for college football night. How it was distributed: The vendor handed the Kan-Tastic out at t...

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4 Awesome Mindfulness Apps to Help You Be Your Best Self

Jan 12

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 re...

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

Jan 05

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 product b...

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The Power of Promo: Why People Love Freebies

Dec 28, 2021

Getting free items can feel like winning the lottery. Whether it’s a free sample at the grocery store or a free trial of your favorite streaming service, it is always exciting to get something f...

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The History of Promotional Products

Dec 21, 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 have...

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Case Study: Roll Up in Style

Dec 14, 2021

Description: Roll-Up Blanket Industry: Corporate / Fortune 500 What it was purchased for: A reward to employees for good service. How it was distributed: These blankets were mailed to locations aro...

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Let's Get Physical! 9 Promo Products for Personal Trainers, Gyms, and More

Dec 06, 2021

Physical fitness is an integral part of leading a healthy life, but it’s not always easy to accomplish on one’s own! That’s where personal trainers, gyms, and fitness classes come in...

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Case Study: Lunchtime Appreciation

Nov 29, 2021

Description: ID Lunch Bag Industry: Health Care / Pharmaceutical What it was purchased for: A hospital wanted a unisex item to give out for Nurses Week. Since most of the nursing staff brought their...

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6 Products to Show Your Support for Breast Cancer Awareness

Nov 22, 2021

Suppose you're looking for a cause to support to make sure that your business is responsible and giving back to the community. In that case, breast cancer awareness is an excellent choice because it i...

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8 Items for Restaurant Promos that Sizzle

Nov 15, 2021

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 way...

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Your Product Decorating Questions Answered

Nov 08, 2021

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 that...

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12 Coolest Squeeze Products to Relieve Your Stress

Nov 01, 2021

Admit it, when you get a goodie bag full of promotional products, or you see a booth at a trade show - you immediately gravitate towards the stress relievers. Stress relievers have evolved well beyond...

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Trending Fall and Winter Apparel

Oct 24, 2021

Seasons are changing, and it’s time to pack away your tank tops and shorts and bring the sweaters, boots, and scarves out of storage. Wardrobes need a little refreshing to match the new colder w...

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

Oct 17, 2021

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 each...

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Case Study: Don't Run from this Promo!

Oct 10, 2021

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. Th...

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Case Study: It’s a Date!

Oct 03, 2021

Description: Desk Calendar Industry: Insurance What it was purchased for: A local insurance agent wanted a way to connect with customers, and capture new leads, with a useful promotional item that w...

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5 Promo Products That Are Bright, Light, and Ready to Excite

Sep 26, 2021

Looking for some promotional products to outshine the competition? Need some LED magic to illuminate your brand? We’ve got you covered with this selection of super fun promotional products th...

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7 Promotional Products for Law Firms

Sep 19, 2021

If you're in the law business, you know that brand recognition is everything. In fact, repeat clients and referrals are some of the top avenues through which law firms gain business. If you're looking...

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5 Ways to Be Healthier in 2 Minutes or Less

Sep 12, 2021

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 always b...

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5 Healthy Tips for Business Trips

Sep 04, 2021

So, you’re traveling for work again. There are only 365 days in the year, can you recall how many days you’ve been on the road? It doesn’t matter if you are traveling internationall...

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Case Study: A Getaway Promotion

Aug 28, 2021

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 keep ...

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Case Study: Time for a Rebrand

Aug 20, 2021

Objective: A university had just completed a major rebrand complete with a new logo and wanted to make sure they had all the necessary branded items for functions throughout the year. They had previou...

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Case Study: Piece of Cake

Aug 13, 2021

Objective: A bakery owner had built solid connections with other service providers within their local event industry, but they were looking to grow their business within the wedding market. Products:...

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9 Promotional Products for the Oil & Gas Industry

Aug 06, 2021

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, rest...

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6 Paw-some Promos for Pets and Vets

Jul 29, 2021

For vets, groomers, doggie daycares, and more, pet care is more than a hobby – it’s a lifestyle. While puppies don’t have any purchasing power, promoting your pet-centric business...

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Case Study: An Icy Cool Promotion

Jul 22, 2021

Description: 16 Oz. Swiggy Stainless Steel Bottle Industry: Non-Profit What it was purchased for: The item was purchased for a youth camping trip. The bottles were meant to hold the water for a ...

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10 Must-Have Tech Products and Accessories

Jul 15, 2021

If you want to give your brand a modern and fresh new identity try throwing some cutting-edge tech gadgets into your marketing mix. The wave of wireless charging options, portable speakers, and wearab...

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Your Graphic & Web Design Cheat Sheet

Jul 07, 2021

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 graphic...

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Return of the Events: 6 Products for Concerts and More

Jun 30, 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 mo...

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Case Study: Paw-se and Appreciate the Little Things

Jun 23, 2021

Description: Big Paw Bear Industry: Health Care / Pharmaceutical What it was purchased for: A senior living community was looking for holiday gifts for their residents. How it was distributed: When...

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8 Graphic Design Mistakes to Avoid

Jun 16, 2021

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 sa...

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Swing, Batter! The Best MLB Promotions

Jun 08, 2021

Looking beyond the peanuts and Cracker Jacks, there are some creative new promotions heading to major league baseball stadiums this season! The tradition of these MLB giveaways dates all the way back...

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Case Study: Boosting Trade Show Booth Traffic

Jun 01, 2021

The “Golden Lanyard” to Boosting Trade Show Booth Traffic Organization: Health Care Organization Product Featured: Cotton Water Bottle Strap Goal of Promotion: Driving Traffic ...

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5 Promotional Products that Give Back

May 25, 2021

Are you looking to capture people’s attention? For a promotion that really packs a punch, consider choosing a product that partners your organization with a social good program. By giving back t...

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6 Promotional Products for Religious Institutions

May 18, 2021

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’re l...

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Case Study: Shop 'til You Drop

May 11, 2021

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 st...

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Case Study: Let the Games Begin!

May 03, 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. Ho...

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Case Study: Recycle, Reuse, Read a Book!

Apr 26, 2021

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 students ...

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7 Promotional Products That Help You Prepare for the Unexpected

Apr 19, 2021

It’s always important to have emergency plans in place for when the unexpected happens. There is no substitute for good preparations! These promotional products help you ensure you are prepared ...

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Case Study: Employee Appreciation Gift

Apr 12, 2021

A company with many sales representatives needed an item for their top sales performers. Since their sales staff has both men and women, they needed an item that could be used by either gender. They c...

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Case Study: Real Modern Recognition

Apr 05, 2021

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 yea...

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From Zero to Wow: 6 Uniforms That Every Employee Will Love

Mar 28, 2021

Have you ever worked at a 9 to 5 job where there is a mandatory uniform? But... this required uniform is old, frumpy, and 100 percent unflattering? We've been there too! There are benefits of uniform...

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12 Promotional Products for Safe Travels

Mar 21, 2021

Whether you’re traveling by plane or by car, it’s important to stay safe and comfortable. As COVID-19 cases continue to fall and the amount of vaccinated people rises, business travel is b...

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6 Products Perfect for Pampering Mom on Mother's Day

Mar 14, 2021

Add your branding to these products and pamper moms everywhere on Mother’s Day with these promo products essential for rest, relaxation and promoting your brand! 1. Wooden Reed Diffuser ...

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How to Create Buzz Around a Launch With Promo Products

Mar 07, 2021

So, you’re launching a new product or service? Congratulations – what an exciting time for your business! We understand that your next step is to develop your action plan to make this laun...

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Case Study: You've Got the Power

Feb 28, 2021

A gym wanted to promote their additional personal training services. The client gave the Compact Aluminum Power Bank 4000 mAh away to new clients who booked an initial consultation with a trainer. Sin...

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Case Study: Sometimes You Just Need to Vent

Feb 20, 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 budg...

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Case Study: Computer Repair At Your Fuzzy Fingertips

Feb 13, 2021

A computer repair store attended a local home show and wanted something useful but unique to attract attendees to their booth. They also wanted something that would keep their name top of mind when th...

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Case Study: Bear With Us

Feb 06, 2021

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 was...

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Case Study: Getting Bent out of Shape for More Business

Jan 30, 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 fo...

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Case Study: Pull Up a Chair and Stay Awhile

Jan 23, 2021

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 dollars...

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Case Study: Guess the Flavor Lip Balm

Jan 16, 2021

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 De...

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Case Study: Wave Hello to Promotions

Jan 09, 2021

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 would...

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

Jan 02, 2021

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 food p...

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Case Study: Info in a Flash

Dec 26, 2020

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 di...

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It's Party Thyme: 7 Products for Plant Lovers

Dec 19, 2020

In recent years, home gardening has gone from a small hobby to a full-blown trend. Houseplants aren’t just beautiful home décor- they’re actually good for your health! Owning indoor...

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Case Study: A New Way to Do Cross-Promotions

Dec 11, 2020

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 His...

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Case Study: Sharper Students

Dec 04, 2020

Description: Pencil Sharpener Industry: Construction What it was purchased for: A shipyard in a major city harbor has advocates who go out to local schools to promote shipbuilding. These advocates n...

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6 Calming Products for Skincare Lovers

Nov 27, 2020

The hottest beauty trend of the late 2010s among millennials and Gen Zers was the dewy, bare-faced, minimal makeup look. This “Glossier girl” revolution led to a resurgence in skincare as ...

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Case Study: A Spoon-taneous Promotion

Nov 19, 2020

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 mugs w...

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8 Promotional Products to Win Game Day

Nov 12, 2020

From Friday night lights, Saturday morning tailgating, to Sunday watch parties, show support for your team with some promotional products for the win! Touchscreen Gloves Add your logo to these tou...

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How to be an Empathetic Leader and Still Get the Job Done

Nov 04, 2020

Empathy is the ability to feel the same emotions felt by someone else. This trait allows you to feel pain for a friend whose going through a divorce, or excitement for a sister who was recently propos...

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6 Promotional Products for Music Lovers

Oct 28, 2020

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-the...

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Case Study: Jamming Out

Oct 21, 2020

A shopping mall was holding a summer promotion to increase traffic during typically slower months. Visitors to the complex were given a “passport” to take to different stores within the ma...

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A Lunch That Packs a Punch

Oct 14, 2020

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 ho...

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Case Study: I've Got You Covered

Oct 06, 2020

Description: Chenille Blanket Industry: Health Care / Pharmaceutical What it was purchased for: A local hospital needed blankets to hand out to children who were currently patients that they could t...

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Case Study: Do a Double Take

Sep 29, 2020

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 Fold...

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Case Study: A Prom Ticket Keepsake

Sep 22, 2020

A Prom Ticket Keepsake Organization High School Product Featured Neoprene Bracelet Goal of Promotion Issuing prom tickets Des...

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Case Study: Keep it Cooler

Sep 15, 2020

Description: Dual Compartment Cooler Bag Industry: Corporate / Fortune 500 What it was purchased for: An annual company picnic for employees and their families. Each year they give their e...

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Case Study: A

Sep 08, 2020

Organization Tanning Salon Product Featured Polyester Lanyard Goal of Promotion To create new clients for salon Description of Case History A tanning salon wanted a creative way to give out a...

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Case Study: Have a Seat

Aug 31, 2020

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 affordab...

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School's in Session: 7 Essential Supplies for Students

Aug 24, 2020

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 folde...

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6 Purr-fect Products for Keeping Pets Occupied at Home

Aug 09, 2020

Pet owners who have been working from home over the past few months have had their hands full. Juggling work along with dogs or cats requires attention, and many pets have likely adjusted to having th...

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You Can Bank on These 7 Promotional Products

Aug 02, 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 giveaw...

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Case Study: Health & Wellness Spas

Jul 26, 2020

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 encourage f...

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Case Study: 3D is the Key

Jul 19, 2020

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 prod...

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Case Study: Fun in the Sun

Jul 11, 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 doin...

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Case Study: I Was Framed!

Jul 04, 2020

Objective: The city was celebrating National Public Works Week with a community event. The event provided education for community members, as well as games for entertainment. Event planners wanted a...

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Case Study: Go Green or Go Home

Jun 27, 2020

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

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Your Guide to Drinkware

Jun 20, 2020

Mugs, tumblers, and bottles…oh my! There is an abundance of variety available when it comes to promotional drinkware, which can make it difficult to decide what is the best choice for your bran...

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

Jun 13, 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 photog...

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5 Promotional Products for Firemen and Fire Departments

Jun 05, 2020

Firemen deserve a special kind of admiration. They spend their careers rushing into buildings while others are rushing out. Many departments require aid from the community, and that’s where f...

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Case Study: This Promotional Product is in the Bag

May 29, 2020

Description: Laundry Bag Industry: Financial What it was purchased for: A credit union wanted to target college students and offer them an incentive to open a new account. They chose a stock design,...

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6 Hot Products for the Grill Master

May 22, 2020

Nothing says summertime better than lounging on a pool float, roasting marshmallows under the stars, or feasting on tender barbecue. It’s time to light up the grill, because these smokin&rsqu...

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Case Study: Bringing Back the Fanny Pack

May 15, 2020

Market: Entertainment Product Use: Gift With Purchase Promotion: A major theme park chose the Safeguard Security Waist Belt as a gift with purchase for customers who bought season passes. The wais...

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6 Ways to Get More Done Every Day

May 08, 2020

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’...

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4 Ways to Improve Communication

May 01, 2020

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 mo...

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Case Study: These Calendars Aren't Week

Apr 24, 2020

Objective: A local bank wanted a way to thank their new customers with a promotional gift item that would have a high-perceived value. Product: Beach Trifold Calendar Personalization: The bank inc...

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3 Things Every Busy Professional Needs

Apr 17, 2020

If there’s one thing we never have enough of, it’s time. We haven’t quite figured out a way to freeze time yet, but we have found ways to save it. If you’re a busy professional...

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Case Study: Keeping Colds at Bay, One Spritz at a Time

Apr 09, 2020

Keeping Colds at Bay, One Spritz at a Time Organization High School Product Featured Spray Hand Sanitizer Goal of Promotion To promote good health for the winter season Description of Case H...

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Case Study: Safety First

Apr 02, 2020

Product: Auto Safety Kit Industry: Banking What it was purchased for: As a gift to anyone who opened a new bank account for over $1,000.00. How it was distributed: The bank was looking for a brande...

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5 Apps to Take the Grunt Work out of Spring Cleaning

Mar 26, 2020

Spring is here and that means it’s time for spring cleaning. Now is when you should be purging all the junk that has accumulated over the winter, and organize your life so you can have a relaxin...

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Case Study: Resort Incentive Yields Oceans of Opportunity

Mar 18, 2020

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 guests t...

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Case Study: Too Hot to Jot

Mar 11, 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 consist...

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

Mar 04, 2020

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 be ...

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7 Ways to Take Advantage of Your Lunch Break

Feb 26, 2020

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 stop t...

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How Promo Products Can Tell Your Brand's Story

Feb 18, 2020

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 storytelli...

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Perk up Your Promotions With These 6 Coffee Products

Feb 11, 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 which m...

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6 Purr-fect Promo Products for Cat Lovers

Feb 04, 2020

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 pets...

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Case Study: Life of the Mardi

Jan 28, 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 w...

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30 Quotes That Will Motivate You to Succeed

Jan 21, 2020

We all want to succeed in business and in life, but sometimes we could use an extra boost of motivation. Some of the most successful people we have ever known have failed many times before succeeding....

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Case Study: Lunchtime Loot

Jan 14, 2020

A restaurant supply company was planning its annual company picnic for employees and their families. Every year, the company gives employees a nice gift in the $10 range. This year, the company chose ...

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6 Products to Include in Every Holiday Gift Basket

Jan 06, 2020

It’s always a good idea to get those gifts planned out and ready to go before the holiday chaos begins, and that includes client appreciation gifts. But, what do you get them? Put in extra thoug...

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6 Tips on Professionally Reaching New Heights in 2020

Dec 30, 2019

Can you believe 2020 is here? We can’t either! With the new decade beginning, it’s important to take baby steps that will eventually help you reach your professional goals this year. Wheth...

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Case Study: Raise Your Glass

Dec 23, 2019

The NY Yankees wanted to create special commemorative bottles to celebrate Derek Jeter’s accomplishments at Yankee Stadium. They chose 150 magnum-sized (1.5L) bottles with a special logo and Jet...

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10 Perfect Holiday Promotional Products

Dec 16, 2019

If you haven’t heard, ‘tis the season to be jolly! Fortunately, ‘tis also the season to get your brand some serious face time with your customers via some really cool holiday-themed ...

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Case Study: Happy to Hang Around

Dec 08, 2019

Description: Standard Door Hangers Industry: Automotive What it was purchased for: A collision center wanted to increase the number of customer satisfaction survey responses and boost online appoint...

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Advice for Getting the Most Out of a Business Trip

Dec 01, 2019

Traveling for business can be a hectic experience if you approach your upcoming trip without any preparation. As with everything else in the world, there is an art to getting the most out of business ...

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Case Study: Keeping it All Together

Nov 24, 2019

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 & F...

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

Nov 17, 2019

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! Wearable...

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Case Study: Where Has Your Pen Been?

Nov 09, 2019

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

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Top 10 Promotional Product Ideas for the Construction Industry

Nov 02, 2019

Whether you’re working in the construction industry, cater to outdoor enthusiasts, or simply want to lead a company-wide safety session, having an array of timely, yet practical promotional prod...

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Give Your School Clubs a Boost With These Promotional Products

Oct 26, 2019

School clubs are an essential part of student life, and we’ve got the essential pieces you need to make the clubs a big success. These are promotional products that you can use for both to help ...

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Corporate Social Responsibility and the Beauty of Giving Back

Oct 19, 2019

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 doesn&...

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Win Big With These Promotional Products for Sports Lovers

Oct 12, 2019

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 products f...

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Case Study: Brighten Their Day

Oct 05, 2019

A realtor wanted to give a thank-you gift to those who purchased a new home with them. They chose the LED Carbon Fiber Aluminum Flashlight. They printed their logo along with the tagline, "We will bri...

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7 Promo Products That Will Get the Party Started

Sep 27, 2019

Do you remember the birthday parties you went to when you were a kid? And the party favors you received at the end of the festivities? Sometimes, those parting gifts were the highlight of the party. B...

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5 Environmentally-Friendly Promotional Products

Sep 20, 2019

How about that Earth, huh? She sure is something. Fortunately, there are plenty of people in the promotional products industry that feel the same way. In fact, we can offer you thousands of products t...

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5 Military Themed Promotional Products

Sep 13, 2019

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 famili...

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5 Promo Products for People Who Love to Plan

Sep 06, 2019

Calendars, planners, and clocks are some of the most popular promotional products because they are useful, inexpensive, and receive innumerable impressions on a daily basis. Brand these everyday essen...

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6 Promotional Products That Put Safety First

Aug 30, 2019

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 thes...

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How to Juggle Work and Life Balance Like a Boss

Aug 22, 2019

Sometimes life gets hard. You don’t have to work a night shift from Monday to Sunday to agree with that statement. Even the most effortless of jobs, those we believe to have truly mastered, can...

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Why You Should Be Having More Fun at Work

Aug 15, 2019

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 enj...

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Know Your Shades: 4 Types of Iconic Sunglasses

Aug 08, 2019

“The future’s so bright, I gotta wear shades.” - Timbuk 3 Sunglasses have been and always will be one of the most popular promotional products. Why? Because practically everyone wea...

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

Aug 01, 2019

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 pro...

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10 Luxurious Products for Your VIP Customers

Jul 25, 2019

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, what b...

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Cheers! Let’s Sell More Beer!

Jul 18, 2019

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 sales, ...

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6 Retro Products That Are a Blast From the Past

Jul 11, 2019

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 busines...

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Case Study: A Flavorful Promotion

Jul 03, 2019

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: Thi...

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

May 28, 2019

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

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5 Steps to Achieving Your Goals

May 21, 2019

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 watch o...

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5 Easy Ways to Achieve a Positive Outlook

May 14, 2019

One of the most powerful things you can do to set yourself up for success is practice the art of positive thinking. It's easy to let the struggles of everyday life control your attitude. But by practi...

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6 Promotional Products to Fit Your Budget

May 07, 2019

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 comp...

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6 Budget-Friendly Products to Drive High-End Sales

Apr 30, 2019

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 leave...

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Game On: 10 Promo Product Games We Love!

Apr 23, 2019

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 Ga...

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5 Invaluable Marketing Books to Help Grow Your Brand

Apr 16, 2019

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 resour...

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7 Promotional Products for When You’re Feeling Lucky

Apr 08, 2019

Whether you’re a casino looking for new ways to entice players to visit or you’re putting together a casino themed event, there are plenty of promotional products for you! Add your logo an...

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Drive Traffic with These 6 Trade Show Ideas

Apr 01, 2019

Tradeshows are important opportunities for your company to reach out to customers and prospects face-to-face and make lasting impressions. Make sure you’re prepared with the proper supplies to e...

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8 Elegant & Engravable Promotional Products

Mar 25, 2019

The promotional products industry has become so successful for one reason: people like free stuff. It’s true! So, how do you know which of the millions of products you want to be associated with...

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4 Steps to #Winning Social Media

Mar 18, 2019

Social media is one of the fastest growing and ever-changing media platforms in existence. What began as an online community for the younger generations, now encompasses billions of people across the ...

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Case Study: Jot It Down

Mar 10, 2019

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 it...

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You Need More Cowbell

Mar 03, 2019

Description: Cowbell Industry: Sporting Events, Athletics What it was purchased for: A charity marathon coordinator wanted a giveaway that spectators could use to cheer on their runners. They chose ...

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7 Promotional Products For Those On the Go

Feb 24, 2019

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 for...

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Case Study: Pillow Box

Feb 17, 2019

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. Prod...

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7 Retro Products That Will Turn Back Time

Feb 10, 2019

Do you ever have that moment when you look at something and you get an overwhelming surge of nostalgia? Everyone loves a good throwback, especially when it's a cool, vintage product. Below are seven r...

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3 Simple Ways to Boost Your Mood Right Now

Feb 02, 2019

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 st...

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The Best Promotional Products for Sports Fanatics

Jan 26, 2019

With football season right around the corner, people are gearing up to support their favorite teams. Whether they’re grilling hot dogs at a tailgate or cheering in the stands, fans love wearing...

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Case Study: Raise Your Glass!

Jan 19, 2019

Objective A local brewery wanted an eye-catching promotional item to place on tables that would boost their alcohol sales and highlight their weekly specials while encouraging enrollment for their ta...

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Relax and Unwind With These 10 Promo Products

Jan 12, 2019

Like that classic Beatles song, sometimes it can feel like your working eight days a week. Maybe you’ve had back to back meetings or you’ve had a stressful travel week. Whatever the case, ...

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8 Fall Promo Products

Jan 05, 2019

As the weather cools down, we’re having dreams of color changing leaves and all the fall themed events and promotions to come. From Halloween parties to homecoming football games, there are ple...

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5 Office Toys That Will Bring Your Brand Joy

Dec 29, 2018

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 st...

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Cook Up a Storm With These 5 Promotional Products

Dec 22, 2018

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 prod...

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5 Fail-Proof Ideas for Your Business Instagram

Dec 15, 2018

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 have...

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What Millennials Want (And How to Work With Them)

Dec 08, 2018

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 le...

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O Canada! 6 Promotional Products Made in Canada

Nov 30, 2018

From sea to sea, Canada is a large and beautiful country that produces a wide range of products. There are so many Canadian-made products to choose from, but we worked hard to narrow it down to a shor...

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Branding 101: Let’s Talk Logos

Nov 23, 2018

A logo is often a company’s first impression and it can impact a customer’s perception, purchase decisions and overall attitude toward your company. A logo is a symbol or graphic element t...

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Improve Sales and Traffic

Nov 16, 2018

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 need...

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11 Promo Products for an Active Lifestyle

Nov 09, 2018

Take your corporate match to the next level! From team building sporting events to company-wide marathons, your customized products guarantee you beat the competition. Below is a list of 11 sports-mi...

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6 Things You Need on Your Desk

Nov 02, 2018

Most of us spend as much time at our desks as we do in our homes. If that’s the case, we should all put some time and effort into making sure our workspace is as happy and motivating as possible...

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10 Promo Products for Auto-Lovers

Oct 26, 2018

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 wor...

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7 Sources to Boost Your Creativity

Oct 18, 2018

Feeling stumped? Uninspired? Fresh out of ideas? Thanks to the wonderful gift that is the World Wide Web, creative inspiration is just a few clicks away. These are some of our favorite sources to get ...

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How to Protect Your Business From Hackers

Oct 11, 2018

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 invaluable ...

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Case Study: A Hole in One Promotion

Sep 27, 2018

Product: Jumbo Cooler Bag Industry: Agriculture What it was purchased for: These bags were given out to participants in a company golf tournament. How it was distributed: All participants received ...

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How to Manage the Workload of a Leader

Sep 20, 2018

We all have a superstar in the office. They’re the ones who get all their work done before the deadline, befriend everyone in the office, manage an entire team, and still make it to the gym ever...

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How to Make Resolutions You'll Actually Keep

Sep 13, 2018

As the new year rolls around, we are constantly writing out as many goals as we can think of. Unsurprisingly, these goals seem to fall short around mid-January. The only goals that are within your gra...

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5 Awesome Recreational Wearables

Sep 06, 2018

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 long!...

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8 Promo Products That Will Have You Ready For Spring

Aug 30, 2018

Here comes the sun! With spring in full swing, it’s time to shake off the cold and embrace these colorful products that will be sure to brighten your day. Garden Kit Test your green thumb wi...

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9 Useful Apps for Sales & Marketing Professionals

Aug 23, 2018

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 yo...

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Charity Fundraiser

Aug 16, 2018

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 to ...

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6 Promo Products for the Great Outdoors

Aug 08, 2018

A little branding goes a long way with these promo products perfect for the great outdoors! By adding your logo to these six sturdy items, your brand can be seen on hiking trails, huddled around a cam...

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10 Tweetable Quotes for Motivation

Aug 01, 2018

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. How...

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Boost Your Sales

Jul 25, 2018

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 bo...

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16 Ways Color Affects Your Branding and Marketing

Jul 18, 2018

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 advanta...

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Why You Need Promotional Products

Jul 11, 2018

In a world of ever-changing advertisement trends, there is one marketing solution that never grows old – promotional products. Studies show promotional products were ranked as the highest advert...

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8 Corporate Gifts for Your Employees

Jul 04, 2018

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. A...

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Branding 101: What Makes a Brand Powerful

Jun 26, 2018

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, and t...

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Case Study: Success on Campus

Jun 26, 2019

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 student...

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Drink It In: 6 Drinkware Products to Quench Your Thirst

Jun 19, 2019

What better way to put your money where your mouth is than to add your logo to some stylish drinkware? We have six unique picks to inspire your next drinkware order! Moscow Mule Gift Set Cheers to...

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7 Ways to Instantly Make Your Website More User-Friendly

Jun 12, 2019

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 will...

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How to Gain Inspiration in 5 Minutes

Jun 05, 2019

People demand a lot of creativity from professionals these days. We live in the era of media overload, where viral video marketing and colorful infographics have become accepted means of engaging an a...

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