Blog

Blog

Case Study: Bear With Us

4 days ago

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

Continue Reading

Case Study: A Prom Ticket Keepsake

Nov 17

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

Continue Reading

Case Study: Shop 'til You Drop

Nov 09

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

Continue Reading

How to Create Buzz Around a Launch With Promo Products

Nov 02

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

Continue Reading

5 Environmentally-Friendly Promotional Products

Oct 26

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...

Continue Reading

Case Study: Custom Caps with a Budget Cap

Oct 18

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. The...

Continue Reading

Case Study: Too Hot to Jot

Oct 11

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 consistent....

Continue Reading

Case Study: Put That on Your Calendar!

Oct 03

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 service...

Continue Reading

How to Juggle Work and Life Balance Like a Boss

Sep 26

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...

Continue Reading

6 Products to Include in Every Holiday Gift Basket

Sep 19

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

Continue Reading

6 Promotional Products to Relax With

Sep 11

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 giv...

Continue Reading

Case Study: Work it Out!

Sep 04

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

Continue Reading

Return of the Events: 6 Products for Concerts and More

Aug 27

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...

Continue Reading

Case Study: Back in Business

Aug 20

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

Continue Reading

6 Helpful Tips to Address Unhappy Customers

Aug 13

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

Continue Reading

6 Products for the Aspiring Home Chef

Aug 05

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...

Continue Reading

Case Study: A Wedded Keepsake

Jul 29

Item: JAFFA® Scalloped Edge Vase Purpose: Gift vase for use during wedding ceremonies Audience: Engaged couples A church wanted an elegant and useful gift for couples who chose their venue for ...

Continue Reading

Case Study: Create Your Own Reality

Jul 22

Description: Custom Cardboard Virtual Reality v2 Industry: Corporate / Fortune 500 What it was purchased for: A leave behind for Field Marketing Account Managers to help convert business from the co...

Continue Reading

Case Study: Sometimes You Just Need to Vent

Jul 14

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

Continue Reading

Earbuds and Speakers and Headphones - Oh My!

Jul 07

Music connects us as humans -- it transcends boundaries, cultures, race, and language! You can instantly connect with someone you may not have over the mutual love for a song or a band. Whether it's h...

Continue Reading

No Fin Can Compare to These Shark Products

Jun 29

Sharks are some of the ocean's most beautiful creatures. With over 500 species and more being discovered, the world of sharks is absolutely fascinating, from the deep sea Greenland Shark which can liv...

Continue Reading

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

Jun 22

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 de...

Continue Reading

6 Calming Products for Skincare Lovers

Jun 15

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

Continue Reading

7 Ways to Take Advantage of Your Lunch Break

Jun 08

Taking a lunch break is important. It’s a time when you can step away from your computer and have a little “me” time. Your lunch break should be a time when you can unplug and stop t...

Continue Reading

Case Study: Success on Campus

May 31

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

Continue Reading

10 Tweetable Quotes for Motivation

May 24

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

Continue Reading

Case Study: A Cheese-y Promotion

May 17

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...

Continue Reading

Five Frugal Promotions for the Cost-Savvy Consumer

May 09

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...

Continue Reading

Case Study: Roll Up in Style

May 02

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...

Continue Reading

Top 10 Promotional Product Ideas for the Construction Industry

Apr 24

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

Continue Reading

Case Study: These Calendars Aren't Week

Apr 17

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...

Continue Reading

5 Healthy Tips for Business Trips

Apr 10

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

Continue Reading

Case Study: Calendar Puns are Week

Apr 02

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-Color...

Continue Reading

Case Study: Wave Hello to Recognition

Mar 26

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

Continue Reading

5 Awesome Recreational Wearables

Mar 19

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!...

Continue Reading

5 Toys for the Kid at Heart

Mar 11

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...

Continue Reading

6 Promo Products for the Great Outdoors

Mar 04

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

Continue Reading

Product Safety: What You Need to Know

Feb 25

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...

Continue Reading

5 Unique Holiday Gifts to Beat the Boredom

Feb 18

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

Continue Reading

6 Products to Welcome Students Back to School

Feb 10

"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 best i...

Continue Reading

6 Awarding Rewards for Your Employees

Feb 03

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

Continue Reading

Everything You Need to Know About Flash Drives

Jan 27

In today’s digital age, where everything is stored in the cloud, you may think that flash drives have gone the way of the floppy disc. But we’re here to tell you that these handy little ha...

Continue Reading

Mindfulness and the Workplace

Jan 19

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

Continue Reading

Case Study: Practice Putting

Jan 12

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

Continue Reading

6 Products to Show Your Support for Breast Cancer Awareness

Jan 05

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...

Continue Reading

Case Study: Welcome New Hires!

Dec 28, 2021

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...

Continue Reading

Braving Campground Antics with the SAHARA Sports Bottle

Dec 21, 2021

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

Continue Reading

Why You Should Be Having More Fun at Work

Dec 14, 2021

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

Continue Reading

Case Study: It Takes a Village

Dec 06, 2021

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

Continue Reading

9 Useful Apps for Sales & Marketing Professionals

Nov 29, 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 yo...

Continue Reading

Corporate Social Responsibility and the Beauty of Giving Back

Nov 22, 2021

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

Continue Reading

Case Study: Yes, We Can!

Nov 15, 2021

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

Continue Reading

Know Your Shades: 4 Types of Iconic Sunglasses

Nov 08, 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 wea...

Continue Reading

Case Study: Keeping it All Together

Oct 31, 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 & Full ...

Continue Reading

6 Products to Grow Your Business!

Oct 24, 2021

People love plants! They live in our offices and our homes and whether you have a large flourishing garden or fake plants because you can't even keep a cactus alive, there's a plant-themed promo for e...

Continue Reading

Using Customer Profiles to Find the Perfect Promo Products

Oct 17, 2021

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 bui...

Continue Reading

5 Promo Products to Make Your Office Safer for Employees

Oct 10, 2021

As business’ doors open back up and employees step into the office, it’s essential to make sure they feel safe and comfortable as the return to their desks. Whether you own a business that...

Continue Reading

Case Study: Paw-se and Appreciate the Little Things

Oct 02, 2021

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

Continue Reading

Case Study: A Getaway Promotion

Sep 25, 2021

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

Continue Reading

Let's Get Physical With These Activewear Promo Products

Sep 18, 2021

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 and...

Continue Reading

Case Study: Snack Pack It!

Sep 11, 2021

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...

Continue Reading

Case Study: An Icy Cool Promotion

Sep 04, 2021

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

Continue Reading

How Promo Products Can Tell Your Brand's Story

Aug 28, 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 storytelli...

Continue Reading

7 Brilliant Bamboo Promotional Products

Aug 20, 2021

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

Continue Reading

7 Financial Products That Are a Great Investment

Aug 13, 2021

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,...

Continue Reading

7 Promotional Products Perfect for Weddings

Aug 05, 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...

Continue Reading

Case Study: Good Deeds for Kids in Need

Jul 29, 2021

Item: Landscape Mesh Tote Purpose: Fundraising Gala gift bag Audience: Kids in Need Foundation supporters The Kids in Need Foundation Gala is one of the organization’s largest fundraising ...

Continue Reading

Case Study: Don't Run from this Promo!

Jul 22, 2021

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

Continue Reading

Case Study: Make a Spectacle

Jul 14, 2021

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

Continue Reading

Case Study: Masks and Casks

Jul 07, 2021

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 Masks i...

Continue Reading

5 Military Themed Promotional Products

Jun 30, 2021

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

Continue Reading

5 Promotional Products that Give Back

Jun 23, 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...

Continue Reading

Case Study: Thank You for Spooning

Jun 15, 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. ...

Continue Reading

8 Dental Products That Will Make You Smile

Jun 08, 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...

Continue Reading

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

Jun 01, 2021

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

Continue Reading

6 Morning Routine Products That Will Wake Anyone Up

May 25, 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...

Continue Reading

Case Study: Financial Industry

May 17, 2021

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

Continue Reading

Case Study: Don't Bottle It Up

May 10, 2021

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 wor...

Continue Reading

8 Promotional Products to Win Game Day

Apr 25, 2021

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

Continue Reading

Case Study: Bringing Back the Fanny Pack

Apr 18, 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 wais...

Continue Reading

8 Essential Office Supplies for Remote Workers

Apr 11, 2021

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...

Continue Reading

The Value of Custom Packaging

Apr 04, 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...

Continue Reading

5 Apps to Take the Grunt Work out of Spring Cleaning

Mar 28, 2021

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

Continue Reading

Case Study: The Big Picture

Mar 20, 2021

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 repeat b...

Continue Reading

6 Promotional Products That Put Safety First

Mar 13, 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...

Continue Reading

7 Promotional Products for Law Firms

Mar 06, 2021

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

Continue Reading

Case Study: Stick to the Schedule

Feb 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 Distribut...

Continue Reading

Sweet Dreams Are Made of Cheese: Products for Charcuterie Lovers

Feb 20, 2021

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 th...

Continue Reading

Case Study: Boosting Trade Show Booth Traffic

Feb 13, 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 ...

Continue Reading

Case Study: Sharper Students

Feb 06, 2021

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

Continue Reading

6 Books That Every Business Owner Should Read

Jan 30, 2021

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

Continue Reading

Case Study: Zip It Up

Jan 22, 2021

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

Continue Reading

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

Jan 15, 2021

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

Continue Reading

Case Study: You've Got the Power

Jan 08, 2021

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

Continue Reading

Case Study: Improve Sales and Traffic

Jan 01, 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...

Continue Reading

Case Study: Jot It Down

Dec 25, 2020

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

Continue Reading

Old School vs. New School Promo Products

Dec 18, 2020

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...

Continue Reading

6 Tips on Professionally Reaching New Heights in 2020

Dec 10, 2020

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

Continue Reading

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

Dec 03, 2020

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

Continue Reading

Case Study: Lunchtime Appreciation

Nov 25, 2020

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

Continue Reading

6 Promotional Products That Put the “Fun” in Fundraiser

Nov 18, 2020

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

Continue Reading

6 Purr-fect Products for Keeping Pets Occupied at Home

Nov 11, 2020

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

Continue Reading

Lead a Healthier Lifestyle With These 6 Promotional Products

Nov 03, 2020

Eating healthy. Weight management. Working out five times a week. There are many health-related resolutions we set at the beginning of a new year. But, do we follow through with them? Many times, the ...

Continue Reading

Perk up Your Promotions With These 6 Coffee Products

Oct 27, 2020

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

Continue Reading

Products and Tips to Boost Your Work From Home Productivity

Oct 20, 2020

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 workp...

Continue Reading

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

Oct 13, 2020

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...

Continue Reading

5 Fail-Proof Ideas for Your Business Instagram

Oct 05, 2020

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

Continue Reading

How to Gain Inspiration in 5 Minutes

Sep 28, 2020

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

Continue Reading

6 Retro Products That Are a Blast From the Past

Sep 21, 2020

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

Continue Reading

Case Study: A

Sep 14, 2020

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

Continue Reading

Case Study: What Does Your Phone Stand For?

Sep 06, 2020

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 ...

Continue Reading

Your Guide to Promotional Shirts

Aug 30, 2020

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 ...

Continue Reading

6 A+ Products for Online Education Courses

Aug 23, 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 study...

Continue Reading

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

Aug 16, 2020

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

Continue Reading

Case Study: Fresh Mesh Promotions

Aug 08, 2020

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

Continue Reading

Take it To-Go: 8 Restaurant Takeout Essentials

Aug 01, 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 now...

Continue Reading

7 Camping Promotional Products for the Great Outdoors

Jul 25, 2020

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

Continue Reading

Case Study: Adventure Awaits

Jul 17, 2020

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

Continue Reading

Case Study: Spec-Tacular Promotions

Jul 10, 2020

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

Continue Reading

Case Study: Employee Appreciation Gift

Jul 03, 2020

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...

Continue Reading

5 Promotional Products That Will Have Your Clients Dreaming

Jun 26, 2020

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 you...

Continue Reading

Case Study: The Write Stuff

Jun 19, 2020

Description: Rumba Pen Industry: Automotive What it was purchased for: An automotive supplier wanted to make their name visible in automotive stores around the country. How it was distributed: Pens...

Continue Reading

5 Office Toys That Will Bring Your Brand Joy

Jun 12, 2020

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

Continue Reading

Case Study: Pillow Box

Jun 04, 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. Prod...

Continue Reading

Case Study: Lunchtime Loot

May 28, 2020

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

Continue Reading

Soak Up The Sun With These 7 Summer Promo Products

May 21, 2020

With an array of outdoor events like concerts, company picnics, and festivals on deck this summer, immerse your brand in nights that last forever and days we will be dreaming about long after the sun ...

Continue Reading

5 Simple Tips to Organize and Run Effective Meetings

May 14, 2020

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

Continue Reading

Case Study: Do the Wave

May 07, 2020

Market: School Objective: A school’s athletic program was struggling to pay for recurring expenses. Game attendance had dropped over the previous year, and alumni attendance was weak. The sch...

Continue Reading

Your Guide to Promo Hats

Apr 30, 2020

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 various s...

Continue Reading

You Need More Cowbell

Apr 23, 2020

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

Continue Reading

A Quick Guide to Promotional Bags

Apr 15, 2020

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 &...

Continue Reading

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

Apr 08, 2020

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

Continue Reading

10 Luxurious Products for Your VIP Customers

Apr 01, 2020

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

Continue Reading

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

Mar 24, 2020

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

Continue Reading

Promotional Golf Products That Are Made in the USA

Mar 17, 2020

These golf-themed promotional products are a hole-in-one! Add your logo to take your company’s golf tournament or event to the next level. Treat golfers to custom golf balls, umbrellas, bag t...

Continue Reading

Imprint Everything: A Guide to Printing Methods

Mar 10, 2020

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...

Continue Reading

Case Study: Pull Up a Chair and Stay Awhile

Mar 03, 2020

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

Continue Reading

A Lunch That Packs a Punch

Feb 24, 2020

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

Continue Reading

7 Fitness Promotional Products to Help You Stay in Shape

Feb 17, 2020

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 physical f...

Continue Reading

Get in Gear With These Automotive Promo Products

Feb 10, 2020

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 hou...

Continue Reading

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

Feb 03, 2020

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...

Continue Reading

5 Ways to Be Healthier in 2 Minutes or Less

Jan 26, 2020

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

Continue Reading

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

Jan 19, 2020

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

Continue Reading

How to Put Together an Onboarding Kit

Jan 12, 2020

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

Continue Reading

Case Study: Real Modern Recognition

Jan 05, 2020

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

Continue Reading

Swing, Batter! The Best MLB Promotions

Dec 29, 2019

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

Continue Reading

8 Paw-some Promotional Products for Dogs and Dog Lovers

Dec 21, 2019

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. Collapsi...

Continue Reading

Case Study: Wine for the Win

Dec 14, 2019

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

Continue Reading

Case Study: Where Has Your Pen Been?

Dec 07, 2019

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

Continue Reading

Case Study: It's in the Bag

Nov 22, 2019

Description Non-Woven Shopper Tote Bag Industry Bookstore What it was purchased for A large Metropolitan Community College Bookstore wanted to feature a reusable shopping bag to the students who ...

Continue Reading

Here Are Our Votes For The Best Political Promotional Product Staples

Nov 15, 2019

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

Continue Reading

How to Protect Your Business From Hackers

Nov 08, 2019

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 ...

Continue Reading

Drive Traffic with These 6 Trade Show Ideas

Nov 01, 2019

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

Continue Reading

7 Promo Products That Will Get the Party Started

Oct 25, 2019

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

Continue Reading

Cook Up a Storm With These 5 Promotional Products

Oct 17, 2019

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...

Continue Reading

Cheers! Let’s Sell More Beer!

Oct 10, 2019

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

Continue Reading

7 Sources to Boost Your Creativity

Oct 03, 2019

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

Continue Reading

Branding 101: What Makes a Brand Powerful

Sep 26, 2019

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

Continue Reading

Case Study: Brighten Their Day

Sep 19, 2019

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

Continue Reading

Drink It In: 6 Drinkware Products to Quench Your Thirst

Sep 12, 2019

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

Continue Reading

Case Study: Health & Wellness Spas

Sep 04, 2019

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

Continue Reading

30 Quotes That Will Motivate You to Succeed

Aug 28, 2019

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

Continue Reading

5 Corporate Gifts Your Clients Will Love

Aug 21, 2019

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 pr...

Continue Reading

Advice for Getting the Most Out of a Business Trip

Aug 14, 2019

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

Continue Reading

7 Promotional Products For Those On the Go

Aug 07, 2019

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

Continue Reading

Case Study: Beach Balls? Bingo!

Jul 30, 2019

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 in t...

Continue Reading

Case Study: Fun in the Sun

Jul 23, 2019

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...

Continue Reading

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

Jul 16, 2019

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

Continue Reading

Case Study: This Promotional Product is in the Bag

Jul 09, 2019

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

Continue Reading

Customer Experience + Branding: The Relationship Goals of Marketing

Jun 24, 2019

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 diffi...

Continue Reading

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

May 14, 2019

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...

Continue Reading

Case Study: It’s a Date!

May 07, 2019

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...

Continue Reading

16 Ways Color Affects Your Branding and Marketing

Apr 29, 2019

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

Continue Reading

Case Study: A Gift to Build a Dream On

Apr 22, 2019

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...

Continue Reading

Your Brand Is Your Business - Market It!

Apr 15, 2019

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 wit...

Continue Reading

4 Ways to Improve Communication

Apr 08, 2019

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...

Continue Reading

What Millennials Want (And How to Work With Them)

Apr 01, 2019

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

Continue Reading

Branding 101: Let’s Talk Logos

Mar 25, 2019

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...

Continue Reading

4 Steps to #Winning Social Media

Mar 18, 2019

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

Continue Reading

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

Mar 10, 2019

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 coupl...

Continue Reading