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Product Safety: What You Need to Know

20 hours ago

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

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Case Study: Financial Industry

Jun 04

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

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5 Back to College Products for a Safe School Year

May 27

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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Lead a Healthier Lifestyle With These 6 Promotional Products

May 20

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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Case Study: Thank You for Spooning

May 13

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

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Soak Up The Sun With These 7 Summer Promo Products

May 06

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 ...

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Case Study: Sharper Students

Apr 29

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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Case Study: You've Got the Power

Apr 21

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...

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Get in Gear With These Automotive Promo Products

Apr 14

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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Case Study: A Prom Ticket Keepsake

Apr 07

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

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Case Study: Fun in the Sun

Mar 31

Product: Two-Tone Malibu Sunglasses Industry: Sports What it was purchased for: A major sports team was having difficulty keeping attendance up at weeknight games. They came up with the idea of doin...

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5 Awesome Recreational Wearables

Mar 24

Did you know that wearables are the #1 best-received promotional product? Add your logo to these fresh wearables and make your brand a walking advertisement with innumerable impressions all year long!...

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Five Frugal Promotions for the Cost-Savvy Consumer

Mar 16

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

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5 Pitch Perfect Products for Musically Talented Individuals

Mar 09

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

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10 Luxurious Products for Your VIP Customers

Mar 02

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...

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Top 10 Promotional Products for the Health and Wellness Industry

Feb 23

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

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How to Put Together an Onboarding Kit

Feb 16

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 ...

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Top 10 Promotional Product Ideas for the Construction Industry

Feb 09

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...

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Case Study: Roll Up in Style

Feb 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...

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Case Study: Let the Games Begin!

Jan 26

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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Let's Get Physical With These Activewear Promo Products

Jan 18

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...

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Case Study: You Can Count on Us

Jan 11

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

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Case Study: A Cheese-y Promotion

Jan 04

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

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Mask Mania!

Dec 28, 2020

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

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Case Study: It's in the Bag

Dec 21, 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 ...

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5 Promo Products to Make Your Office Safer for Employees

Dec 14, 2020

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...

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Using Customer Profiles to Find the Perfect Promo Products

Dec 06, 2020

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...

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

Nov 29, 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...

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6 A+ Products for Online Education Courses

Nov 21, 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...

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

Nov 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 ...

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Case Study: A Not-So-Silly Idea

Nov 07, 2020

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

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Case Study: Yes, We Can!

Oct 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...

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5 Steps to Achieving Your Goals

Oct 24, 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...

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Case Study: Zip It Up

Oct 16, 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: It Takes a Village

Oct 09, 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...

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5 Office Toys That Will Bring Your Brand Joy

Oct 02, 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...

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Sweet Dreams Are Made of Cheese: Products for Charcuterie Lovers

Sep 25, 2020

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...

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Case Study: Pull Up a Chair and Stay Awhile

Sep 17, 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...

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Lanyards: Everything You Need to Know

Sep 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...

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6 Promotional Products to Fit Your Budget

Sep 03, 2020

Branding: it’s something that every company needs but there can be a common misconception that you need a large budget to get started. That’s not the case! Branding and promoting your comp...

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Words Have Power: Why Copywriting Matters for Your Business?

Aug 27, 2020

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 Work Smarter, Not Harder

Aug 20, 2020

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

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5 Healthy Tips for Business Trips

Aug 12, 2020

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

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Sustainability & Environmental Responsibility: Why it Matters

Aug 04, 2020

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: Do a Double Take

Jul 28, 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...

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How to Reduce Stress on the Job

Jul 21, 2020

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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5 Environmentally-Friendly Promotional Products

Jul 14, 2020

How about that Earth, huh? She sure is something. Fortunately, there are plenty of people in the promotional products industry that feel the same way. In fact, we can offer you thousands of products t...

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6 Promo Products for the Great Outdoors

Jul 06, 2020

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...

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Case Study: Safety First

Jun 29, 2020

Product: Auto Safety Kit Industry: Banking What it was purchased for: As a gift to anyone who opened a new bank account for over $1,000.00. How it was distributed: The bank was looking for a brande...

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Case Study: Calendar Puns are Week

Jun 22, 2020

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...

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A Lunch That Packs a Punch

Jun 15, 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...

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Case Study: Wave Hello to Promotions

Jun 08, 2020

Description: Custom Wave Cap Industry: Automotive What it was purchased for: The client was looking for a signature cap that would be unique, high-quality, and something that the recipient would...

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Products and Tips to Boost Your Work From Home Productivity

Jun 01, 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...

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30 Quotes That Will Motivate You to Succeed

May 24, 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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5 Invaluable Marketing Books to Help Grow Your Brand

May 17, 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...

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6 Promotional Products for Music Lovers

May 10, 2020

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

May 03, 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...

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Case Study: Getting Bent out of Shape for More Business

Apr 26, 2020

Product: Gel Stress Toy Client: Health Food Store What it was purchased for: As a gift to reward customers for spending over a certain amount. Why it worked: The gel stress toy which, unlike the fo...

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Know Your Shades: 4 Types of Iconic Sunglasses

Apr 19, 2020

“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: A Gift to Build a Dream On

Apr 12, 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...

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Case Study: Employee Appreciation Gift

Apr 04, 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...

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Case Study: Celebrate Milestones

Mar 28, 2020

A bank wanted to promote 110 years of serving individuals and businesses in Pennsylvania through an "Open House" celebration at their branches. Among the many products selected to commemorate this mil...

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7 Promotional Products Perfect for Weddings

Mar 20, 2020

Adding names, monograms, or wedding dates to wedding favors is a great way to increase the wow-factor of any event. After everyone leaves the reception, these personalized gifts are there to help them...

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

Mar 13, 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...

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7 Ways to Take Advantage of Your Lunch Break

Mar 06, 2020

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

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Case Study: Keep Warm Buddy Set

Feb 28, 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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8 Promotional Products to Win Game Day

Feb 21, 2020

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

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Your Brand Is Your Business - Market It!

Feb 14, 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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Why You Should Be Having More Fun at Work

Feb 06, 2020

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...

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How to Protect Your Business From Hackers

Jan 30, 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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A Quick Guide to Promotional Bags

Jan 23, 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 &...

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7 Ways to Instantly Make Your Website More User-Friendly

Jan 16, 2020

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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Our Top 10 Favorite Eco-Friendly Products

Jan 09, 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...

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5 Promo Products for People Who Love to Plan

Jan 01, 2020

Calendars, planners, and clocks are some of the most popular promotional products because they are useful, inexpensive, and receive innumerable impressions on a daily basis. Brand these everyday essen...

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How Promo Products Can Make a Lasting Impression

Dec 25, 2019

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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Case Study: Rock out on the Run

Dec 18, 2019

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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10 Perfect Holiday Promotional Products

Dec 11, 2019

If you haven’t heard, ‘tis the season to be jolly! Fortunately, ‘tis also the season to get your brand some serious face time with your customers via some really cool holiday-themed ...

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5 Military Themed Promotional Products

Dec 04, 2019

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...

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Case Study: Stick to the Schedule

Nov 27, 2019

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...

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7 Sources to Boost Your Creativity

Nov 19, 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 ...

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5 Fail-Proof Ideas for Your Business Instagram

Nov 12, 2019

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...

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Case Study: Wine for the Win

Nov 05, 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...

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Graphic Design Terms Everyone Should Know

Oct 29, 2019

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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Case Study: Resort Incentive Yields Oceans of Opportunity

Oct 22, 2019

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...

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6 Promotional Products That Put the “Fun” in Fundraiser

Oct 15, 2019

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...

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Case Study: This Event Needs More Cowbell

Oct 07, 2019

Description: Cow Bell Industry: Trade Show / Convention / Events What it was purchased for: A charity marathon coordinator wanted a giveaway that spectators could use to cheer on their runn...

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10 Tweetable Quotes for Motivation

Sep 30, 2019

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...

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How to Juggle Work and Life Balance Like a Boss

Sep 23, 2019

Sometimes life gets hard. You don’t have to work a night shift from Monday to Sunday to agree with that statement. Even the most effortless of jobs, those we believe to have truly mastered, can...

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Case Study: This Promotional Product is in the Bag

Sep 16, 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,...

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Game On: 10 Promo Product Games We Love!

Sep 08, 2019

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

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4 Ways to Improve Communication

Sep 01, 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...

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How One Hour Can Determine Your Success

Aug 25, 2019

After working a long, tiring day, all you want to do is plop down on the sofa and watch TV. The thought of laying on the couch spending hours of mindless activity is tempting to most. In fact, the ave...

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Case Study: Attract New Customers

Aug 18, 2019

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

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Case Study: Lunchtime Loot

Aug 11, 2019

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

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Case Study: A Flavorful Promotion

Aug 03, 2019

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...

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6 Hot Products for the Grill Master

Jul 27, 2019

Nothing says summertime better than lounging on a pool float, roasting marshmallows under the stars, or feasting on tender barbecue. It’s time to light up the grill, because these smokin&rsqu...

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8 Promo Products That Will Kick Start Your Goals

Jul 20, 2019

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

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

Jul 13, 2019

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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6 Ways to Get More Done Every Day

Jul 06, 2019

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

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8 Paw-some Promotional Products for Dogs and Dog Lovers

Jun 28, 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...

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Drink It In: 6 Drinkware Products to Quench Your Thirst

Jun 21, 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...

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5 Promotional Products That Will Have Your Clients Dreaming

Jun 14, 2019

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...

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7 Camping Promotional Products for the Great Outdoors

Jun 07, 2019

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...

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Promotional Golf Products That Are Made in the USA

Jun 07, 2019

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...

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4 Steps to #Winning Social Media

Jun 07, 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 ...

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