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25 Insane Facts About Promotional Products

Feb 19

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...

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Salute Our Troops!

Feb 05

It doesn't matter if you're Army or Navy, Marines or Air Force or if you protect our home within the National Guard. We are proud to stand behind all of our vets - from World War II and on. We are pro...

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Give Your School Clubs a Boost With These Promotional Products

Jan 22

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

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Embrace the Wellness Wave with PepStep!

Jan 08

'Tis the season of health hacks and wellness vibes flooding our feeds! From eye yoga to CBD, the trends are as diverse as they come. At PepStep, we see the blurred lines of wellness trends as a golden...

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Get in Gear With These Automotive Promo Products

Jan 07

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...

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Relax and Unwind With These 10 Promo Products

Dec 24, 2023

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

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7 Retro Products That Will Turn Back Time

Dec 10, 2023

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

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8 Essential Office Supplies for Remote Workers

Nov 26, 2023

Since the CDC declared the COVID-19 virus a pandemic on March 11, 2020, various shelter-in-place and social distancing rules have been put into place to help slow the rate of infected peoples in the p...

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Why are branded gifts important during the holidays?

Nov 08, 2023

The season can be about a lot more than just twinkling lights and warm cocoa. It's also a great time to express gratitude and appreciation. For businesses, this sentiment translates into the act of gi...

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Case Study: Work it Out!

Oct 28, 2023

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...

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Promotional Product Ideas That Spark Holiday Joy!

Oct 03, 2023

The holiday season is the perfect time for businesses to show appreciation to their employees, clients, and partners. One of the most effective ways to do this is through thoughtful and memorable prom...

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Case Study: Sharper Students

Sep 30, 2023

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

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6 Stuffed Animals to Cuddle Your Way to Happiness

Sep 16, 2023

Almost everyone had a favorite stuffed animal growing up. They were a friend that you confided your deepest secrets to, a friend that could keep you company when thunderstorms rolled through the night...

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Supercharge Your Small Business with Promo Products

Sep 02, 2023

In the whirlwind of running a small business, it's easy to miss out on some hidden gems in the marketing world. One of these gems is promotional products! Those cool giveaways can be a real game-chang...

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7 Ways to Instantly Make Your Website More User-Friendly

Sep 01, 2023

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

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Say Cheese!

Aug 18, 2023

Can’t get enough of this milk-based product we call cheese? Whether it’s presented on a charcuterie board or straight off the wheel, cheese is a delectable treat for us all (as long as you...

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Unleash the Magic: The Power of Promotional Products in Elevating Your Brand and Beyond

Aug 08, 2023

In the vast realm of marketing strategies, one often overlooked yet remarkably potent tool stands out: promotional products. From quirky keychains to sleek water bottles and everything in between, the...

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What Makes Gen Z Tick?

Aug 03, 2023

It’s 2023, and Generation Z is growing up. The generation includes people born between 1995 and the 2010s, putting the group’s eldest in their late-twenties. Chances are that you may work ...

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Ready for Adventure: First Aid & Emergency Kits

Jul 20, 2023

We know how important it is to stay prepared for the unexpected. Whether your car breaks down or you're caught in a storm, emergency kits are essential tools to have on hand. Keep your clients or your...

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4 Awesome Mindfulness Apps to Help You Be Your Best Self

Jul 06, 2023

Mindfulness. That's been a big buzzword recently. It means being mindful to take care of yourself, both physically and mentally – especially mentally. Recently, and especially with the re...

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Case Study: Keep it Sweet

Jun 07, 2023

Vertical Market: Hospitality Product Use: Employee Appreciation Promotion: A nationally known hotel chain gifted their staff the Everyday Sweet and Savory Gourmet Carry Caddy for Employee Appreciati...

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Case Study: Where Has Your Pen Been?

May 24, 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?” ...

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Case Study: Time for a Rebrand

May 09, 2023

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

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7 Promotional Products for Law Firms

Apr 25, 2023

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

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Case Study: Keep it Cooler

Apr 10, 2023

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

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Don't Break the Bank: 6 Budget-Friendly Promo Products

Mar 27, 2023

The truth is out: buying promotional products for your customers doesn't have to break the bank! Plus, everyone likes getting presents - no matter how big or small. So we've chosen six promotional pro...

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Drive Traffic with These 6 Trade Show Ideas

Mar 12, 2023

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

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Case Study: Bake in Business

Feb 26, 2023

Description: Set of 4 Measuring Cups Industry: Hospitality / Tourism What it was purchased for: A casino in the Milwaukee area wanted to spice up a "normal giveaway" with a theme. They had come to t...

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6 Unique Eco-Friendly Promo Products to Feel Good About Giving

Feb 12, 2023

Carl Sagan once wrote, "preserve and cherish the pale blue dot; it's the only home we've ever known." And as we look towards the future of our planet, it has now become more important than ever to loo...

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Case Study: Go Green or Go Home

Jan 29, 2023

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

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6 Promotional Products for Religious Institutions

Jan 15, 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’re l...

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7 Accessories Every Car Owner Needs

Dec 31, 2022

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 deta...

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Lead a Healthier Lifestyle With These 6 Promotional Products

Dec 16, 2022

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 ...

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How Promo Products Can Make a Lasting Impression

Dec 02, 2022

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...

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How to Reduce Stress on the Job

Nov 18, 2022

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 billi...

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Case Study: Shop 'til You Drop

Nov 03, 2022

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

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5 Healthy Tips for Business Trips

Oct 20, 2022

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

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Case Study: Too Hot to Jot

Oct 05, 2022

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....

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Case Study: Improve Sales and Traffic

Sep 21, 2022

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

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Case Study: Good Deeds for Kids in Need

Sep 06, 2022

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 ...

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

Aug 23, 2022

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

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Case Study: 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 to ...

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8 Promo Products That Will Kick Start Your Goals

Jul 26, 2022

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

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Case Study: Roll Up in Style

Dec 22, 2021

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

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Case Study: It’s a Date!

Dec 08, 2021

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

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6 Products for the Aspiring Home Chef

Nov 24, 2021

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

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Products and Tips to Boost Your Work From Home Productivity

Nov 09, 2021

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...

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Case Study: Plastics Make it Possible

Oct 26, 2021

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. T...

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Case Study: Have a Seat

Oct 12, 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 affordab...

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Your Guide to Promo Hats

Sep 28, 2021

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...

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Case Study: Success on Campus

Sep 14, 2021

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

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School's in Session: 7 Essential Supplies for Students

Aug 31, 2021

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

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

Aug 16, 2021

No one ever got anywhere by doing the bare minimum. Your growth depends on you getting as much done in as little time as possible. The five tips below will help you accomplish as much as possible each...

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

Aug 02, 2021

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

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Words Have Power: Why Copywriting Matters for Your Business?

Jul 18, 2021

When you hear the word “copywriting” what do you think of? For many, they think this term relates to legal jargon and intellectual property – that’s not the case at all. Copywr...

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How to Gain Inspiration in 5 Minutes

Jul 04, 2021

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...

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8 Dental Products That Will Make You Smile

Jun 20, 2021

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

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Sustainability & Environmental Responsibility: Why it Matters

Jun 05, 2021

As the reality of our planet’s changing climate is becoming more and more apparent, being committed to sustainability has become a business imperative in the eyes of consumers. According to a 20...

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Case Study: Real Modern Recognition

May 22, 2021

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

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Case Study: A New Way to Do Cross-Promotions

May 08, 2021

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

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5 Back to College Products for a Safe School Year

Apr 24, 2021

The 2020-2021 school year is almost here, which means staff is preparing for an influx of students on college campuses. Due to health concerns this year, colleges are doing everything to heighten safe...

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Case Study: Spec-Tacular Promotions

Apr 10, 2021

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...

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6 Promotional Products for Music Lovers

Mar 26, 2021

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

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

Mar 12, 2021

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

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10 Promotional Products for Healthy Living

Feb 26, 2021

We all strive to be our best selves, but sometimes it’s easier said than done. We can all make excuses to make unhealthy choices. Your niece has a birthday and it would seem rude to turn down th...

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Case Study: Pull Up a Chair and Stay Awhile

Feb 11, 2021

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

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Drink It In: 6 Drinkware Products to Quench Your Thirst

Jan 28, 2021

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

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Case Study: Employee Appreciation Gift

Jan 14, 2021

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

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How to Make Resolutions You'll Actually Keep

Dec 31, 2020

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

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Case Study: An Icy Cool Promotion

Dec 16, 2020

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

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Case Study: Zip It Up

Dec 02, 2020

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 ...

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Case Study: A Prom Ticket Keepsake

Nov 18, 2020

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

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Your Brand Is Your Business - Market It!

Nov 03, 2020

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...

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Graphic Design Terms Everyone Should Know

Oct 20, 2020

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

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Take it To-Go: 8 Restaurant Takeout Essentials

Oct 06, 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...

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Case Study: Pillow Box

Sep 22, 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...

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8 Corporate Gifts for Your Employees

Sep 07, 2020

The employees are the backbone of every company. And when your employees have been working hard all year to bring in tremendous results, nothing conveys your appreciation more than a corporate gift. A...

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

Aug 24, 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...

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7 Promotional Products That Help You Prepare for the Unexpected

Aug 10, 2020

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

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Case Study: A

Jul 27, 2020

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

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Case Study: Jamming Out

Jul 12, 2020

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

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Getting Creative with COVID-19

Jun 30, 2020

When it’s time to come back to the office, hold an in-person meeting, or visit with clients, we are all facing uncomfortable conversations over how to stick to the rules and stil...

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30 Quotes That Will Motivate You to Succeed

Jun 28, 2020

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

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It's Party Thyme: 7 Products for Plant Lovers

Jun 14, 2020

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

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5 Tips for Boosting Social Media Engagement

May 31, 2020

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

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10 Futuristic and Useful Products You Won't Want to Miss

May 26, 2020

#1: Rocketbook Everlast It feels like a traditional notebook, yet it is endlessly reusable and connects to all of your favorite cloud services. It feels like a traditional notebook, ...

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Case Study: Let the Games Begin!

May 16, 2020

Product: Custom Malibu Sunglasses Industry: Automotive/Banking What it was purchased for: A car company wanted to find a product that would promote their brand at a local college BCS Bowl Games. Ho...

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Case Study: Rock out on the Run

May 02, 2020

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

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Case Study: What Does Your Phone Stand For?

Apr 17, 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 ...

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

Apr 03, 2020

Promotional products aren't just for niche industry operations. Whether you are a small organization looking to grow your business, or an established company wanting to reach a new market, a product b...

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You Can Bank on These 7 Promotional Products

Mar 20, 2020

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

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Working From Home: A List of Resources

Mar 16, 2020

With so many of us moving to a remote work environment, we thought it might be helpful to provide a list of tips and tricks to make the transition a little smoother. With all the distractions (kids...

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How to Protect Your Business From Hackers

Mar 06, 2020

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

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5 Promotional Products for Firemen and Fire Departments

Feb 20, 2020

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

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Case Study: Keep Warm Buddy Set

Feb 06, 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 ch...

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You Need More Cowbell

Jan 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 ...

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Your Guide to Drinkware

Jan 09, 2020

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

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Case Study: These Calendars Aren't Week

Dec 26, 2019

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...

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5 Simple Tips to Organize and Run Effective Meetings

Dec 12, 2019

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...

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Know Your Shades: 4 Types of Iconic Sunglasses

Nov 27, 2019

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

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Case Study: The Big Picture

Nov 13, 2019

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...

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Your Product Decorating Questions Answered

Oct 16, 2019

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

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8 Elegant & Engravable Promotional Products

Oct 16, 2019

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

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