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6 Products for the Aspiring Home Chef

Jan 21

Thanks to innovations like grocery delivery and ready-to-cook meal kits, people are cooking more at home. From the humble peanut butter and jelly sandwich to gourmet dishes and fancy cakes, it takes t...

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Case Study: A Gift to Build a Dream On

Jan 14

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 the h...

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Case Study: It’s a Date!

Jan 07

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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These Promos Put the "Fun" in Fundraiser!

Dec 30, 2022

Between all the different sports, clubs, and extracurriculars at school, there are plenty of reasons to raise money! Whether you're looking to fund the football team's trip to a tournament, the drama ...

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Case Study: Attract New Customers

Dec 23, 2022

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 club a...

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Case Study: Let the Games Begin!

Dec 15, 2022

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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How to Protect Your Business From Hackers

Dec 08, 2022

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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4 Fantastic Promos for Senior Citizens

Nov 30, 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 conve...

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How to Work Smarter, Not Harder

Nov 22, 2022

Do you ever find that no matter how hard you're working, you're not getting the results you want? You put in the long hours at the office, you answer every email, you skip lunch, and yet you're still ...

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Case Study: Fun in the Sun

Nov 15, 2022

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: Pillow Box

Nov 08, 2022

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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Case Study: Financial Industry

Oct 31, 2022

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 mailing t...

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Case Study: The Techno Pup!

Oct 23, 2022

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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5 Steps to Achieving Your Goals

Oct 16, 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 watch o...

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Your Guide to Promotional Shirts

Oct 09, 2022

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 popular ...

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8 Essential Office Supplies for Remote Workers

Oct 02, 2022

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 the p...

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The Secrets to Attracting Ideal Customers

Sep 24, 2022

You put together the business plan, signed the lease, designed an informative website and…*crickets*. It can be pretty discouraging when you put in the effort, but you’re not attracting...

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Graphic Design Terms Everyone Should Know

Sep 17, 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 save you f...

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Clean Desk, Happy Desk!

Sep 10, 2022

An organized desk is a happy desk and the perfect time to clean and reorganize your desk is at the beginning of the new quarter! Whether it's Q1 or Q4 – sometimes filing away old projects, dusti...

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8 Promo Products That Will Kick Start Your Goals

Sep 02, 2022

We all want to live healthier, sleep deeper, and work better. These motivational promotional products will help kickstart goals and increase your brand visibility! Exercise Band Let's get physical...

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5 Toys for the Kid at Heart

Aug 26, 2022

There's something special about receiving a toy that brings out the kid in all of us - whether you're 5 or 55! Adding a little childhood fun to your client's day will surely help them remember your na...

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5 Promotional Products for School That Are 2 Cool 2-B 4-Got-N

Aug 18, 2022

Each school year, millions of students hit the books, shoot some hoops, and work hard to bring home that golden 4.0 GPA. Sometimes, the best way to promote your brand is by supporting the students in ...

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Top 8 Promotional Products for Real Estate Professionals

Aug 11, 2022

If you work in real estate, you know that your field generates billions of dollars in revenue per year in residential, commercial and industrial sectors. And you could pocket a good amount of that yie...

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Check Up On Your Hospital Essentials: 6 Promo Products For Hospitals

Aug 04, 2022

Hospitals are an essential part of our communities! From providing emergency services to someone who isn't feeling well or injured to providing services such as nutrition education, researching illnes...

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6 Products to Show Your Support for Breast Cancer Awareness

Jul 27, 2022

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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Case Study: Snack Pack It!

Jul 20, 2022

Vertical Market: Hospitality Product Use: Gift with Enrollment Promotion: An ocean excursion company chose the Igloo® Marine Backpack Cooler as a gift with enrollment for customers participating...

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10 Promo Products for Auto-Lovers

Jul 13, 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 wor...

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Case Study: Roll Up in Style

Jul 05, 2022

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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Case Study: Rock out on the Run

Jun 28, 2022

Description: Earbuds With a Wristband Industry: Marathon What it was purchased for: A sponsor was looking for an item or items that runners/walkers could be given at the race that they could use dur...

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7 Financial Products That Are a Great Investment

Jun 20, 2022

Finance-themed promotional products are a great marketing investment and help increase brand awareness and customer loyalty. These 7 products can be used as financial seminar gifts, banking giveaways,...

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Case Study: Write to Paradise!

Jun 13, 2022

A 5 Star Resort wanted to ensure its guests received the best experience. To encourage feedback on services provided, guests were offered a coupon for use at their next visit in return for comple...

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

Jun 05, 2022

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 spread ...

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7 Ways to Instantly Make Your Website More User-Friendly

May 29, 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 will...

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Case Study: Bringing Back the Fanny Pack

May 22, 2022

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 Rootin’ Tootin’ Country Western Products

May 14, 2022

Country Western isn’t just a type of music genre, it’s become an entire culture in the American West and around the world. Cowboy culture dates back to the 19th century when ranchers settl...

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Gifts Based on Enneagram Types

May 07, 2022

So, you're running out of gift ideas. Over the years, you've given your clients things they like, such as a cat Star Wars poster, tickets to see their favorite band, or even as far as their favorite h...

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A Lunch That Packs a Punch

Apr 29, 2022

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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Branding 101: Let’s Talk Logos

Apr 22, 2022

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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Case Study: You Can Count on Us

Apr 14, 2022

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 Coronavirus...

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Case Study: Jamming Out

Apr 07, 2022

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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Mask Mania!

Mar 31, 2022

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 Con...

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Case Study: Welcome New Hires!

Mar 23, 2022

Objective A small business owner wanted an easy way to present important paperwork to new employees to help them stay organized in their first few months with the company. They wanted to instill prof...

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The Power of Promo: Why People Love Freebies

Mar 16, 2022

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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Bamboo: It's Not Just for Pandas!

Mar 08, 2022

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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Imprint Everything: A Guide to Printing Methods

Mar 01, 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 decor...

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Case Study: Lunchtime Loot

Feb 22, 2022

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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8 Graphic Design Mistakes to Avoid

Feb 15, 2022

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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Case Study: Do a Double Take

Feb 07, 2022

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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Sustainability & Environmental Responsibility: Why it Matters

Jan 31, 2022

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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6 High-Tech Promotional Products

Jan 24, 2022

It seems like there are new cutting-edge gadgets coming to market every day. It’s getting hard to keep up with what is really going to make your life easier and what’s just hype. We&rsquo...

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3 Things Every Busy Professional Needs

Jan 16, 2022

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: Keep it Cooler

Jan 09, 2022

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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Five Frugal Promotions for the Cost-Savvy Consumer

Jan 01, 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 li...

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5 Awesome Recreational Wearables

Dec 25, 2021

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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Food Gifts for All Seasons

Dec 18, 2021

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 wi...

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Your Guide to Drinkware

Dec 10, 2021

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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6 Promotional Products That Put Safety First

Dec 03, 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 thes...

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

Nov 26, 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 product b...

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6 Promotional Products to Fit Your Budget

Nov 19, 2021

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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Case Study: A New Way to Do Cross-Promotions

Nov 11, 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 His...

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Get Ready for Game Day! 5 Promotional Products for Sports Teams

Nov 04, 2021

Having high-quality equipment and gear is an important part of every team no matter how big or small. When your team walks out onto the field, you want them to stand out from the crowd and show off th...

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Case Study: Improve Sales and Traffic

Oct 28, 2021

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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What Makes Gen Z Tick?

Oct 21, 2021

It’s 2020, and Generation Z is growing up. The generation includes people born between 1995 and the 2010s, putting the group’s eldest squarely in their mid-twenties. Chances are that you m...

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Case Study: Piece of Cake

Oct 14, 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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Advice for Getting the Most Out of a Business Trip

Oct 07, 2021

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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Trending Fall and Winter Apparel

Sep 30, 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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5 Out of the Box Promotional Products We Love…and You Will Too!

Sep 23, 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 little e...

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Case Study: It's Raining Cats and Dogs

Sep 16, 2021

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 pet...

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Case Study: Employee Appreciation Gift

Sep 08, 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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12 Perfect Pediatric Products for Babies

Sep 01, 2021

Oh, babies! What a joy to welcome. Bringing a new baby into the world is so exciting (but also stressful and frequently sleepless). New parents know that there’s a lot to procure and prepare bef...

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Product Safety: What You Need to Know

Aug 25, 2021

No matter what they’re purchasing, no one wants their products to be unsafe – it’s a no-brainer! In the United States, there are several different product safety regulations that pro...

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Case Study: What Does Your Phone Stand For?

Aug 18, 2021

Product: Phone Stand Industry: Financial What it was purchased for: A local financial institution needed a giveaway item for current and potential clients. It had to be useful to keep their name in ...

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5 Promotional Products that Give Back

Aug 10, 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 Morning Routine Products That Will Wake Anyone Up

Aug 03, 2021

Everyone has their very own personalized morning routine. It doesn't matter if you wake up 3 hours before work or 20 minutes before you have to rush out the door, with Pop-Tart in hand, we all have ou...

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8 Dental Products That Will Make You Smile

Jul 27, 2021

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 he...

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4 Ways to Improve Communication

Jul 19, 2021

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: Time for a Rebrand

Jul 12, 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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6 Things You're Missing Out on by Not Using Promotional Products

Jul 04, 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 pro...

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6 Purr-fect Promo Products for Cat Lovers

Jun 27, 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 pets...

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Reusable vs. Disposable Items

Jun 20, 2021

Disposable products are a common part of everyday life for most folks – think single-use items like plastic cutlery, paper plates, shopping bags from the grocery store, napkins, the coffee cup f...

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Cook Up a Storm With These 5 Promotional Products

Jun 13, 2021

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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Return of the Events: 6 Products for Concerts and More

Jun 06, 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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7 Promotional Products Perfect for Weddings

May 29, 2021

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 them...

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Case Study: Computer Repair At Your Fuzzy Fingertips

May 22, 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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Ain't Nobody Got Time for That: 5 Tips for Working Efficiently

May 15, 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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How to Juggle Work and Life Balance Like a Boss

May 08, 2021

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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A Quick Guide to Promotional Bags

Apr 30, 2021

Whether you’re at a tradeshow, school, office, or even the grocery store, chances are that you’re going to see a promotional bag. Bags are one of the most ubiquitous promotional products &...

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5 Pitch Perfect Products for Musically Talented Individuals

Apr 23, 2021

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 pro...

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9 Promotional Products for Tech Wizards

Apr 16, 2021

Did you know that American consumers own, on average, at least three connected devices? Add your logo to these top tech accessories and your company will become a part of your customers’ daily l...

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Case Study: I've Got You Covered

Apr 09, 2021

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

Apr 01, 2021

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. But...

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Case Study: A Cheese-y Promotion

Mar 25, 2021

Objective: A restaurant was looking for a unique way to deliver custom printed coupons to their guests to attract more repeat business. Product: Coupon Gatefold Photo Folder Personalization: Rest...

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6 Fun Products for Keeping Kids Occupied at Home

Mar 18, 2021

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 struggling...

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5 Environmentally-Friendly Promotional Products

Mar 11, 2021

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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8 Corporate Gifts for Your Employees

Mar 04, 2021

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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Case Study: Boosting Trade Show Booth Traffic

Feb 25, 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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The Value of Custom Packaging

Feb 17, 2021

When you advertise your business or organization with promotional products, you want those items to be unique, interesting, and memorable. So, shouldn’t that same principle apply to the packagin...

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The Best Promotional Products for Sports Fanatics

Feb 10, 2021

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: I Was Framed!

Feb 03, 2021

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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Old School vs. New School Promo Products

Jan 27, 2021

It’s no secret – people love “vintage” products. Just look at the huge resurgence in vintage clothing that began in the early 2010’s and you’ll see what we’re...

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Case Study: These Calendars Aren't Week

Jan 20, 2021

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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Top 10 Promotional Products for the Health and Wellness Industry

Jan 13, 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 past ...

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