Blog

Blog

6 Rainy Weather Promotions

3 days ago

Spring is finally here! You know what that means: flowers are blooming, birds are chirping, and the days are getting longer. It also means lots of rain, from light spring showers to booming thundersto...

Continue Reading

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

Sep 14

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

6 Promotional Products for Religious Institutions

Sep 06

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

Continue Reading

6 Purr-fect Products for Keeping Pets Occupied at Home

Aug 30

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

Case Study: Piece of Cake

Aug 23

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

Continue Reading

Case Study: Stick to the Schedule

Aug 15

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

The History of Promotional Products

Aug 08

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

Continue Reading

7 Ways to Take Advantage of Your Lunch Break

Aug 01

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: Attract New Customers

Jul 24

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

Continue Reading

5 Awesome Recreational Wearables

Jul 17

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

Case Study: Good Deeds for Kids in Need

Jul 09

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: I Was Framed!

Jul 02

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

Continue Reading

5 Tips for Boosting Social Media Engagement

Jun 25

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

Continue Reading

How to Gain Inspiration in 5 Minutes

Jun 18

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

Case Study: Work it Out!

Jun 10

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

Case Study: Pull Up a Chair and Stay Awhile

Jun 03

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

Case Study: Keeping it All Together

May 27

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

Case Study: Resort Incentive Yields Oceans of Opportunity

May 19

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

Continue Reading

How to Juggle Work and Life Balance Like a Boss

May 12

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

Case Study: Paw-se and Appreciate the Little Things

May 05

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

8 Items for Restaurant Promos that Sizzle

Apr 28

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

Continue Reading

6 A+ Products for Online Education Courses

Apr 20

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

Old School vs. New School Promo Products

Apr 13

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 Budget-Friendly Products to Drive High-End Sales

Apr 06

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

Continue Reading

5 Promotional Products that Give Back

Mar 30

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: Hay, Where'd You Get That Tote?

Mar 23

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 VIP...

Continue Reading

5 Pitch Perfect Products for Musically Talented Individuals

Mar 15

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

Continue Reading

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

Mar 08

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

6 Mood-Boosting Promo Products to Beat the Winter Blues

Mar 01

Winter can be a hard season for lots of people. Between the colder weather, shorter daylight hours, and increased social isolation this year, many folks will feel the winter blues. Also known as Seaso...

Continue Reading

Case Study: Look, Ma, No Hands!

Feb 22

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 budget...

Continue Reading

Top 10 Promotional Product Ideas for the Construction Industry

Feb 15

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: Fewer Tricks and More Treats: Halloween Safety Lanyard

Feb 08

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

Continue Reading

7 Red-Hot Promotional Products for Valentine's Day

Feb 01

Valentine’s Day is typically thought of as a holiday for romantic partners, but they’re not the only people who deserve to get a little love! It’s also a great holiday to show apprec...

Continue Reading

How to Create Buzz Around a Launch With Promo Products

Jan 25

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

Let's Get Physical With These Activewear Promo Products

Jan 17

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

A Lunch That Packs a Punch

Jan 10

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

Case Study: Pillow Box

Jan 03

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: Bear With Us

Dec 27, 2020

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: Fresh Mesh Promotions

Dec 20, 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

Case Study: Raise Your Glass!

Dec 13, 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 ta...

Continue Reading

The Value of Custom Packaging

Dec 06, 2020

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

Case Study: It's Raining Cats and Dogs

Nov 28, 2020

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

Continue Reading

5 Invaluable Marketing Books to Help Grow Your Brand

Nov 21, 2020

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

Continue Reading

Case Study: Lunchtime Appreciation

Nov 14, 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

Case Study: Boosting Trade Show Booth Traffic

Nov 07, 2020

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

Your Guide to Promotional Shirts

Oct 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

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

Oct 23, 2020

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

Continue Reading

Our Top 10 Favorite Eco-Friendly Products

Oct 16, 2020

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 produ...

Continue Reading

Case Study: A Flavorful Promotion

Oct 09, 2020

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

Continue Reading

Case Study: Do a Double Take

Oct 01, 2020

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

Continue Reading

Case Study: 3D is the Key

Sep 24, 2020

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

Continue Reading

You Can Bank on These 7 Promotional Products

Sep 17, 2020

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

Continue Reading

8 Promo Products That Will Kick Start Your Goals

Sep 10, 2020

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

Continue Reading

Case Study: Sharper Students

Sep 03, 2020

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

Continue Reading

Case Study: It Takes a Village

Aug 26, 2020

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

10 Tweetable Quotes for Motivation

Aug 19, 2020

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

8 Fall Promo Products

Aug 11, 2020

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

Continue Reading

Case Study: It's in the Bag

Aug 04, 2020

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

Case Study: A Gift to Build a Dream On

Jul 28, 2020

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

5 Steps to Achieving Your Goals

Jul 20, 2020

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

Continue Reading

Case Study: A

Jul 13, 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

Relax and Unwind With These 10 Promo Products

Jul 06, 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 case, ...

Continue Reading

How to Manage the Workload of a Leader

Jun 29, 2020

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

Continue Reading

Here Are Our Votes For The Best Political Promotional Product Staples

Jun 22, 2020

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

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

Jun 14, 2020

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

8 Dental Products That Will Make You Smile

Jun 07, 2020

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

Case Study: Yes, We Can!

May 31, 2020

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

Case Study: This Promotional Product is in the Bag

May 24, 2020

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

Continue Reading

How Promo Products Can Make a Lasting Impression

May 17, 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 you...

Continue Reading

Lanyards: Everything You Need to Know

May 10, 2020

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

Continue Reading

8 Graphic Design Mistakes to Avoid

May 03, 2020

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

Continue Reading

Case Study: Improve Sales and Traffic

Apr 26, 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 need...

Continue Reading

Case Study: Don't Run from this Promo!

Apr 18, 2020

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 membership...

Continue Reading

6 Snap-Worthy Products for Every Photographer

Apr 11, 2020

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 of t...

Continue Reading

25 Insane Facts About Promotional Products

Apr 04, 2020

You don’t have to work in the field of promotional products to notice the impact they can have on any organization’s marketing efforts. As the most effective medium of advertising across a...

Continue Reading

8 Promo Products That Will Have You Ready For Spring

Mar 27, 2020

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

Continue Reading

Case Study: What Does Your Phone Stand For?

Mar 20, 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 Customers Won't Want to Remove These Promotional Products From Their Desks

Mar 12, 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 coupl...

Continue Reading

Case Study: College Fair Giveaway

Mar 05, 2020

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

Continue Reading

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

Feb 27, 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. But...

Continue Reading

Case Study: Bringing Back the Fanny Pack

Feb 20, 2020

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

Continue Reading

Customer Experience + Branding: The Relationship Goals of Marketing

Feb 12, 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 diffi...

Continue Reading

6 Products to Include in Every Holiday Gift Basket

Feb 05, 2020

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

Continue Reading

7 Retro Products That Will Turn Back Time

Jan 29, 2020

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

Continue Reading

6 Tips on Professionally Reaching New Heights in 2020

Jan 22, 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

School's in Session: 7 Essential Supplies for Students

Jan 22, 2020

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

Continue Reading