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

2 days ago

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

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Forest-Safe FSC Products

Jun 13

The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) is a non-profit organization that provides proven sustainable forest management solutions. In 1992, the Eco Summit in Rio failed to produce an agreement to stop...

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What Millennials Want (And How to Work With Them)

Jun 05

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

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5 Unique Products for Healthcare

May 29

When you think about creating a fundraiser or give-back event involving healthcare, what kind of promo items come to mind? Today, I’ve found five unique healthcare promo products that are sur...

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Mask Mania!

May 22

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

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5 Fail-Proof Ideas for Your Business Instagram

May 15

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

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Case Study: A Shoe-In

May 08

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

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7 Ways to Instantly Make Your Website More User-Friendly

Apr 30

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

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The Best in Athlesiure

Apr 23

Athleisure is a versatile clothing style that combines athletic apparel with fashionable leisurewear elements. It encompasses a wide range of items, including leggings, joggers, sweatshirts, hoodie...

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The Value of Custom Packaging

Apr 16

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 packa...

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Sweet Dreams Are Made of Cheese: Products for Charcuterie Lovers

Apr 09

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

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Corporate Social Responsibility and the Beauty of Giving Back

Apr 02

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

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6 Promotional Products for Music Lovers

Mar 25

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

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6 Snap-Worthy Products for Every Photographer

Mar 18

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

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Now Trending: Fanny Packs!

Mar 11

Fanny packs are back and more fashionable than ever! It's just moms wearing them to the park or on vacation, either. Millennials, Zennials, and Gen Alpha has been getting into the action with sling...

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7 Promotional Products for Law Firms

Mar 04

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 look...

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Graphic Design Terms Everyone Should Know

Feb 26

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 yo...

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For The Win! 6 Perfect Awards To Celebrate Your Team

Feb 18

Who doesn't love to be recognized for all of their hard work? Celebrate your team and all of their accomplishments this year - from reaching sales goals to hitting those deadlines - with these perf...

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Case Study: Masks and Casks

Feb 11

When a distillery was launching a new line of spirits, they collaborated with a large chain of liquor stores to promote their new products. The stores gave all employees PrevaGuard™ Face Mask...

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Your Guide to Decoration Methods: Part 1

Feb 04

How do you decide which type of decorating method to use when so many possibilities are available for customized apparel and products? Each decorating choice has various advantages. In this blog, w...

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Using Customer Profiles to Find the Perfect Promo Products

Jan 28

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

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Wooing Discerning Celebs with the CARSON Double Wall Bolero Tumbler

Jan 21

What do you get the celebrity-chef-turned-travel-show-host who has everything? How about the VP of Paid Media at a premier hotel chain you’d love to snag an advertising deal with? Brands li...

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Weather-Proof Promo!

Jan 13

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

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How to Create Buzz Around a Launch With Promo Products

Jan 06

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 l...

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How to Make Resolutions You'll Actually Keep

Dec 29, 2023

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 ...

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8 Paw-some Promotional Products for Dogs and Dog Lovers

Dec 22, 2023

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

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How to Juggle Work and Life Balance Like a Boss

Dec 14, 2023

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, ...

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Top 10 Promo Products for Financial Professionals

Dec 07, 2023

Whether you're a big bank, a small credit union, or a lender, these promo products are sure to be crowd-pleasers whether you're passing them out to new customers, long-time customers, or your emplo...

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5 Simple Tips to Organize and Run Effective Meetings

Nov 30, 2023

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

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Case Study: Welcome New Hires!

Nov 22, 2023

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 p...

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Must-Have Promotional Products for the Real Estate Industry

Nov 15, 2023

Real estate promotional products are a memorable way to stay top of mind with your clients by promoting your brand, while also giving something back to your clients. Whether it’s part of a di...

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Craft the Perfect Trade Show Swag Bag

Nov 07, 2023

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

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Our Top 10 Favorite Eco-Friendly Products

Oct 31, 2023

Sometimes it’s good to take a moment and get in touch with Mother Earth. Not only are these products great for printing your company logo or message, but they also serve dual purposes. The pr...

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Case Study: 3D is the Key

Oct 24, 2023

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

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Case Study: Where Has Your Pen Been?

Oct 16, 2023

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

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The Science Behind a Promotional Plushie

Oct 09, 2023

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

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10 Tee-Rific Golf Promo Products

Oct 01, 2023

Whether you're hitting the golf green for an event or you manage your own green - these are the perfect golf promo gifts for your coworkers, golf green staff, and more! 1. Golf Bag 2. First Ai...

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Give Your School Clubs a Boost With These Promotional Products

Sep 24, 2023

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 he...

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Make Bath Time Into Spa Time!

Sep 17, 2023

Sometimes all we need is a nice bath to relax and rejuvenate from a long day. Make any bath time into spa time with these spa-quality promo products! Spa Time Set This keepsake spa tray is f...

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Case Study: This Event Needs More Cowbell

Sep 09, 2023

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 runner...

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12 Coolest Squeeze Products to Relieve Your Stress

Sep 02, 2023

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 bey...

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6 Products for the Aspiring Home Chef

Aug 26, 2023

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 take...

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

Aug 18, 2023

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

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9 Promotional Products for Tech Wizards

Aug 11, 2023

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’ dail...

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Sustainability & Environmental Responsibility: Why it Matters

Aug 03, 2023

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

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Why You Should Be Having More Fun at Work

Jul 27, 2023

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

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5 Military Themed Promotional Products

Jul 20, 2023

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

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

Jul 12, 2023

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 unif...

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5 Environmentally-Friendly Promotional Products

Jul 05, 2023

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 product...

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6 Retro Products That Are a Blast From the Past

Jun 28, 2023

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

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6 High-Tech Promotional Products

Jun 20, 2023

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&rs...

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Your Guide to Promo Hats

Jun 13, 2023

A hat is a hat, right? With so many different styles available, it’s easy to get confused. With this quick guide to promotional headwear, you’ll learn the differences between the variou...

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Case Study: Calendar Puns are Week

Jun 06, 2023

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

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Let's Get Physical With These Activewear Promo Products

May 29, 2023

Activewear promotional products are a great option for company wellness programs, fitness centers, or any brand promoting an active lifestyle! Exercise is an important part of our overall wellness ...

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Win Big With These Promotional Products for Sports Lovers

May 22, 2023

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

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

May 14, 2023

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 pro...

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Case Study: A Getaway Promotion

May 07, 2023

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

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6 Morning Routine Products That Will Wake Anyone Up

Apr 30, 2023

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...

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7 Accessories Every Car Owner Needs

Apr 23, 2023

It’s just a fact of life: everyone loves cool car accessories. Neat stuff to make life commuting on the road a little bit safer and more convenient. Whether your client is a car dealer, car d...

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Case Study: The Big Picture

Apr 15, 2023

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

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How to Reduce Stress on the Job

Apr 08, 2023

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

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Case Study: Paw-se and Appreciate the Little Things

Apr 01, 2023

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: W...

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Case Study: A Flavorful Promotion

Mar 25, 2023

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

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Product Safety: What You Need to Know

Mar 18, 2023

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 ...

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Get in Gear With These Automotive Promo Products

Mar 10, 2023

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

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Giving Back: The Importance of Corporate Social Responsibility

Mar 03, 2023

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

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6 Promotional Products for Religious Institutions

Feb 24, 2023

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

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Case Study: Financial Industry

Feb 17, 2023

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

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Case Study: Shine Bright

Feb 10, 2023

Description: Sunglasses and Sunglass Case Industry: Food & Beverage What it was purchased for: Summer is a big opportunity for coffee chains to sell frozen drinks. Part of an employee reward duri...

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Case Study: Wine for the Win

Feb 03, 2023

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

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5 Promotional Products That Will Have Your Clients Dreaming

Jan 27, 2023

There are a lot of branding opportunities that go unnoticed in a world of t-shirts and coffee mugs. In fact, there’s an entire industry that spends every waking hour thinking of ways to help ...

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7 Fitness Promotional Products to Help You Stay in Shape

Jan 20, 2023

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

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Reusable vs. Disposable Items

Jan 13, 2023

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 cu...

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Case Study: Plastics Make it Possible

Jan 05, 2023

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

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How to Manage the Workload of a Leader

Dec 28, 2022

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 e...

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Five Frugal Promotions for the Cost-Savvy Consumer

Dec 21, 2022

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

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Cook Up a Storm With These 5 Promotional Products

Dec 14, 2022

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

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How to Make Rush Orders Less Stressful

Dec 06, 2022

Whether you just found out you need products for an event soon, or someone forgot to place an order, sometimes rush orders just happen. And that’s okay! Getting your order in last minute does...

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Case Study: I Was Framed!

Nov 29, 2022

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 wante...

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Case Study: Let Them Eat Cake!

Nov 21, 2022

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. Pro...

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Case Study: Custom Caps with a Budget Cap

Nov 14, 2022

Description: Custom Cap Industry: Trade Show/Convention/Events What it was purchased for: A major national racing event was looking for giveaways to hand out to folks in suites and VIP sponsors. ...

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7 Brilliant Bamboo Promotional Products

Nov 06, 2022

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 incredibl...

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8 Dental Products That Will Make You Smile

Oct 30, 2022

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

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6 Promotional Products to Relax With

Oct 22, 2022

Sometimes we all need an escape - even if it's just our own bathtub. Are your clients super busy and never seem to stop working? Or maybe your employees worked hard to get a product launched? Then ...

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5 Pitch Perfect Products for Musically Talented Individuals

Oct 15, 2022

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

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Case Study: Recycle, Reuse, Read a Book!

Oct 07, 2022

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

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Case Study: Do a Double Take

Sep 30, 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 F...

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Case Study: Rock out on the Run

Sep 22, 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 ...

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Case Study: A Golfer Giveaway

Sep 15, 2022

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

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Case Study: Jot It Down

Sep 08, 2022

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

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

Aug 31, 2022

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 Cas...

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Case Study: Lunchtime Appreciation

Aug 24, 2022

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 th...

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30 Quotes That Will Motivate You to Succeed

Aug 17, 2022

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 succeedi...

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Case Study: Charity Fundraiser

Aug 09, 2022

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

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Case Study: Resort Incentive Yields Oceans of Opportunity

Aug 02, 2022

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

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6 Benefits of Customer Loyalty Programs

Jul 25, 2022

Everybody loves getting new business – it’s exciting! Because new customers are so crucial to growing a business, many companies pour the majority of their marketing time and energy int...

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Case Study: It Takes a Village

Jul 18, 2022

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

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Top 5 Promo Products for 5Ks and Marathons

Jul 11, 2022

Hosting your next 5K? Running out of ideas for what to giveaway at your next marathon? If so, check out these great promotional products. These items are proven to get people talking and will make ...

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How to Work Smarter, Not Harder

Jul 03, 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 sti...

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Case Study: A Not-So-Silly Idea

Jun 26, 2022

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

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The Secrets to Attracting Ideal Customers

Jun 18, 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 attract...

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8 Items for Restaurant Promos that Sizzle

Jun 11, 2022

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

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Satisfy Your Customers’ Cravings With These 6 Sweet Treats

Jun 04, 2022

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 o...

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6 Things You Need on Your Desk

May 27, 2022

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 possi...

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5 Ways to Boost Employee Morale

May 20, 2022

When it comes to building a successful company culture, maintaining positive employee attitude is key. Not only are happy employees more productive, but your company is also more likely to attract ...

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Products and Tips to Boost Your Work From Home Productivity

May 12, 2022

With all the shelter in place and social distancing rules to help flatten the curve of COVID-19, more people are working remotely than ever before. It’s important to make sure your at-home wo...

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9 Promotional Products for the Oil & Gas Industry

May 05, 2022

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

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Case Study: A Prom Ticket Keepsake

Apr 27, 2022

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

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6 Books That Every Business Owner Should Read

Apr 20, 2022

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

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Your Brand Is Your Business - Market It!

Apr 12, 2022

As a marketing professional, you understand better than anyone the importance of establishing a distinct brand presence for your company. People gravitate to those they identify with and can trust ...

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Case Study: A Gift to Build a Dream On

Apr 05, 2022

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

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Case Study: Fresh Mesh Promotions

Mar 28, 2022

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

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Branding 101: What Makes a Brand Powerful

Mar 21, 2022

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

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Case Study: Roaming Free with the YUMA Clear Freedom Bottle

Mar 13, 2022

What do outdoor gear brands like Marmot® and Teva® have in common? Their target customers, high-value brand partners, and pretty much all of their employees are thirsty for adventure in t...

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6 Products to Show Your Support for Breast Cancer Awareness

Mar 06, 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 i...

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Your Graphic & Web Design Cheat Sheet

Feb 27, 2022

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

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

Feb 19, 2022

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

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Your Product Decorating Questions Answered

Feb 12, 2022

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

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

Feb 05, 2022

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 ...

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Case Study: Back in Business

Jan 29, 2022

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

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You Can Bank on These 7 Promotional Products

Jan 21, 2022

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

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Case Study: Put That on Your Calendar!

Jan 14, 2022

Objective: A local insurance agent wanted a way to connect with her customers and capture new leads with a useful promotional item that would also boost her personal branding and promote her serv...

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Case Study: Go Green or Go Home

Jan 06, 2022

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

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8 Elegant & Engravable Promotional Products

Dec 30, 2021

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 w...

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Advice for Getting the Most Out of a Business Trip

Dec 23, 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 busine...

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5 Corporate Gifts Your Clients Will Love

Dec 15, 2021

Corporate gifts are a great way to thank your clients for keeping you in business. When done right, they can also function as employee rewards/incentives. Here are a few of our favorite promotional...

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Case Study: A Race to Remember

Dec 08, 2021

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

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

Dec 01, 2021

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 prod...

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6 Ways to Get More Done Every Day

Nov 23, 2021

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

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The Power of Perceived Value

Nov 16, 2021

In marketing terminology, perceived value is what consumers think a product is worth to them. Outside factors like personal memories or associations, celebrity endorsements, resemblance to a higher...

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What's the Tea? Promo Products for Tea Lovers

Nov 09, 2021

Did you know that tea is one of the most consumed beverages globally, second only to water? This ancient brew has been around for hundreds, if not thousands of years, with references to early tea d...

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Case Study: Beach Balls? Bingo!

Nov 02, 2021

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

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Case Study: Keeping it All Together

Oct 26, 2021

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

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6 Products to Include in Every Holiday Gift Basket

Oct 19, 2021

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 th...

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6 Products to Welcome Students Back to School

Oct 12, 2021

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

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Case Study: Adventure Awaits

Oct 05, 2021

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

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9 Useful Apps for Sales & Marketing Professionals

Sep 28, 2021

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

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6 Budget-Friendly Products to Drive High-End Sales

Sep 20, 2021

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

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Graphic Design Terms Everyone Should Know

Sep 13, 2021

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

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Swing, Batter! The Best MLB Promotions

Sep 06, 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 b...

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Know Your Shades: 4 Types of Iconic Sunglasses

Aug 30, 2021

“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 ...

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Case Study: Employee Appreciation Gift

Aug 22, 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. The...

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Return of the Events: 6 Products for Concerts and More

Aug 15, 2021

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

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How to Protect Your Business From Hackers

Aug 07, 2021

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

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6 Calming Products for Skincare Lovers

Jul 31, 2021

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 ...

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5 Ways to Be Healthier in 2 Minutes or Less

Jul 24, 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 alway...

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

Jul 16, 2021

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

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7 Sources to Boost Your Creativity

Jul 09, 2021

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 g...

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Case Study: Attract New Customers

Jul 02, 2021

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

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6 Hot Sauces Sure to Blow Your Socks Off

Jun 25, 2021

Finding a new, good hot sauce nowadays is almost like when Indiana Jones triumphantly grabs the idol at the beginning of Raiders of the Lost Ark. It may have taken you traversing through the aisles...

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Case Study: Brighten Their Day

Jun 17, 2021

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 ...

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Case Study: Happy to Hang Around

Jun 10, 2021

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 appo...

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Case Study: Have a Seat

Jun 03, 2021

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

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Case Study: A Cheese-y Promotion

May 27, 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: R...

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Case Study: Staying Safe for Back-to-School

May 19, 2021

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

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Why You Need Promotional Products

May 12, 2021

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 adv...

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7 Promotional Products That Help You Prepare for the Unexpected

May 05, 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 prepar...

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Case Study: Stick to the Schedule

Apr 27, 2021

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

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Case Study: You Can Count on Us

Apr 20, 2021

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

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7 Promo Products That Will Get the Party Started

Apr 13, 2021

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...

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Case Study: Thank You for Spooning

Apr 06, 2021

Description: 10 Oz. Aztec Spooner Mug Industry: Advertising / Marketing / Publishing What it was purchased for: A major coupon distributor was looking for a thank you to give out to advertisers...

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Case Study: Wheelie Important Paperwork

Mar 30, 2021

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

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Case Study: A New Way to Do Cross-Promotions

Mar 22, 2021

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

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Case Study: Sometimes You Just Need to Vent

Mar 15, 2021

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

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7 Promotional Products Perfect for Weddings

Mar 08, 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 t...

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Game On: 10 Promo Product Games We Love!

Mar 01, 2021

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

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Case Study: An Icy Cool Promotion

Feb 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...

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How Promo Products Can Tell Your Brand's Story

Feb 15, 2021

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

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A Lunch That Packs a Punch

Feb 07, 2021

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

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Generation Z vs. Millennials: What’s the Difference?

Jan 31, 2021

We’re all familiar with the stereotypes that characterize the millennial generation- avocado toast, “killing” chain restaurants, and being social media obsessed. But what actually...

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5 Phone Accessories to Help You Get a Grip

Jan 24, 2021

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

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Case Study: Bringing Back the Fanny Pack

Jan 17, 2021

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 w...

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Case Study: Life of the Mardi

Jan 10, 2021

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

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Case Study: Too Hot to Jot

Jan 03, 2021

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

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6 Rootin’ Tootin’ Country Western Products

Dec 27, 2020

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 se...

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Top 10 Promotional Products for the Health and Wellness Industry

Dec 20, 2020

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

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8 Promotional Products to Win Game Day

Dec 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 ...

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

Dec 05, 2020

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

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6 A+ Products for Online Education Courses

Nov 27, 2020

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

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6 Purr-fect Promo Products for Cat Lovers

Nov 20, 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 p...

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How Promo Products Can Make a Lasting Impression

Nov 13, 2020

How would you describe your company in 30 seconds? This common sales technique is known as an elevator pitch, and the goal is to captivate the attention of your potential clients and explain how ...

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Your Guide to Drinkware

Nov 06, 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 b...

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Case Study: Keep it Cooler

Oct 29, 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 thei...

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

Oct 22, 2020

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

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6 Helpful Tips to Address Unhappy Customers

Oct 15, 2020

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

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7 Promotional Products For Those On the Go

Oct 08, 2020

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

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Cheers! Let’s Sell More Beer!

Sep 30, 2020

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

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Case Study: Keep Warm Buddy Set

Sep 23, 2020

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

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5 Healthy Tips for Business Trips

Sep 16, 2020

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 internation...

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Case Study: This Promotional Product is in the Bag

Sep 09, 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 desi...

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Case Study: Safety First

Sep 01, 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 bra...

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Case Study: Don't Bottle It Up

Aug 25, 2020

An oil & gas company was building employee gift packages that would appeal to their entire workforce during the COVID-19 public health crisis. With employees working both at home and continuing to ...

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Take it To-Go: 8 Restaurant Takeout Essentials

Aug 18, 2020

The way restaurant patrons experience dining out has changed immensely since coronavirus cases have begun popping up in the U.S. Restaurants that were once packed to the brim with happy diners are ...

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Customer Experience + Branding: The Relationship Goals of Marketing

Aug 11, 2020

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

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Case Study: Raise Your Glass!

May 05, 2020

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...

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Case Study: Improve Sales and Traffic

Apr 28, 2020

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

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

Apr 21, 2020

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

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Case Study: Pillow Box

Apr 14, 2020

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

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Relax and Unwind With These 10 Promo Products

Mar 20, 2020

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 cas...

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7 Ways to Take Advantage of Your Lunch Break

Mar 18, 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 sto...

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