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Case Study: Jamming Out

22 hours ago

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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6 Books That Every Business Owner Should Read

Jul 19

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...

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Case Study: It's in the Bag

Jul 11

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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6 Mood-Boosting Promo Products to Beat the Winter Blues

Jul 04

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...

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7 Promotional Products for When You’re Feeling Lucky

Jun 27

Whether you’re a casino looking for new ways to entice players to visit or you’re putting together a casino themed event, there are plenty of promotional products for you! Add your logo an...

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Using Customer Profiles to Find the Perfect Promo Products

Jun 20

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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Case Study: Masks and Casks

Jun 12

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...

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Return of the Events: 6 Products for Concerts and More

Jun 05

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...

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Lead a Healthier Lifestyle With These 6 Promotional Products

May 29

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

May 22

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...

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6 Rainy Weather Promotions

May 15

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...

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5 Promotional Products that Give Back

May 07

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...

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Case Study: Go Green or Go Home

Apr 30

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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Case Study: A Race to Remember

Apr 23

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

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Case Study: Do a Double Take

Apr 15

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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Case Study: Fresh Mesh Promotions

Apr 08

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....

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Case Study: It's Raining Cats and Dogs

Apr 01

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...

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Beyond PPE: 6 Feel-Good Promo Products for Hospitals

Mar 25

Although 2020 has been over-saturated with PPE products, hospitals and medical offices still seek other promo product ideas (beyond PPE) to pass out to patients, nurses, and visitors. Whether being...

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Case Study: You've Got the Power

Mar 18

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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Case Study: A Spoon-taneous Promotion

Mar 11

Description: Spoon Mug Industry: Advertising What it was purchased for: A major coupon distributor was looking for a thank you to give out to advertisers. How it was distributed: The spoon mugs w...

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Case Study: Real Modern Recognition

Mar 03

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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6 Fun Products for Keeping Kids Occupied at Home

Feb 24

Since the coronavirus outbreak has forced many schools and daycares to close, millions of children are experiencing a major disruption in their daily lives. Parents working from home may be struggling...

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7 Promo Products That Will Get the Party Started

Feb 17

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...

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Case Study: Lunchtime Loot

Feb 10

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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6 Products to Take to Your Next Family Picnic

Feb 03

Ah yes, family picnics. The deli sandwiches, games, and abundance of sunshine. Summertime is the best time to fill up the basket, dust off the checkered blanket, and head out to your local park. T...

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

Jan 27

We all enjoy that element of surprise (well, most of us!). User-generated unboxing videos have popped up more and more on YouTube and other social media platforms, adding a surprising value to product...

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How to Create Buzz Around a Launch With Promo Products

Jan 20

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...

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Get in Gear With These Automotive Promo Products

Jan 13

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 Cheese-y Promotion

Jan 05

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

Dec 29, 2020

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...

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6 A+ Products for Online Education Courses

Dec 22, 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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Sweet Dreams Are Made of Cheese: Products for Charcuterie Lovers

Dec 15, 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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7 Financial Products That Are a Great Investment

Dec 07, 2020

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,...

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A Quick Guide to Promotional Bags

Nov 30, 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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Case Study: Financial Industry

Nov 23, 2020

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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Case Study: Let the Games Begin!

Nov 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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5 Back to College Products for a Safe School Year

Nov 08, 2020

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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Reel Them in With These 5 Cinematic Promo Products

Nov 01, 2020

Box office hits took a backseat this year as more people browsed through Netflix’s new releases instead of venturing out to movie theaters. However, as many movie theaters reopen to the public,...

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Case Study: It Takes a Village

Oct 25, 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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8 Promotional Products to Win Game Day

Oct 18, 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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How to Reduce Stress on the Job

Oct 10, 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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Take it To-Go: 8 Restaurant Takeout Essentials

Oct 03, 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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Graphic Design Terms Everyone Should Know

Sep 26, 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 sav...

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Case Study: Make a Spectacle

Sep 19, 2020

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...

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The Value of Custom Packaging

Sep 12, 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...

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Case Study: Thank You for Spooning

Sep 04, 2020

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

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Case Study: Don't Bottle It Up

Aug 28, 2020

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

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8 Corporate Gifts for Your Employees

Aug 21, 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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Case Study: Where Has Your Pen Been?

Aug 13, 2020

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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6 Purr-fect Products for Keeping Pets Occupied at Home

Aug 06, 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...

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Cheers! Let’s Sell More Beer!

Jul 30, 2020

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

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Why You Should Buy USA-Made

Jul 23, 2020

During times of growing uncertainty in the global markets, customers are becoming more and more interested in purchasing American-made items. Buying American-made is about more than just patriotism &n...

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9 Promotional Products for Tech Wizards

Jul 15, 2020

Did you know that American consumers own, on average, at least three connected devices? Add your logo to these top tech accessories and your company will become a part of your customers’ daily l...

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How Promo Products Can Make a Lasting Impression

Jul 08, 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...

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

Jul 01, 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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Giving Back: The Importance of Corporate Social Responsibility

Jun 24, 2020

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

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Cook Up a Storm With These 5 Promotional Products

Jun 17, 2020

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...

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Case Study: The Write Stuff

Jun 09, 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...

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The Secrets to Attracting Ideal Customers

Jun 02, 2020

You put together the business plan, signed the lease, designed an informative website and…*crickets*. It can be pretty discouraging when you put in the effort, but you’re not attracting...

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

May 26, 2020

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...

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6 Morning Routine Products That Will Wake Anyone Up

May 19, 2020

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...

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6 Promotional Products to Fit Your Budget

May 12, 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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5 Easy Ways to Achieve a Positive Outlook

May 05, 2020

One of the most powerful things you can do to set yourself up for success is practice the art of positive thinking. It's easy to let the struggles of everyday life control your attitude. But by practi...

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Case Study: These Calendars Aren't Week

Apr 28, 2020

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...

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Case Study: A

Apr 21, 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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Lanyards: Everything You Need to Know

Apr 13, 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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Case Study: Spec-Tacular Promotions

Apr 06, 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 event ...

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6 Products Perfect for Pampering Mom on Mother's Day

Mar 29, 2020

Add your branding to these products and pamper moms everywhere on Mother’s Day with these promo products essential for rest, relaxation and promoting your brand! 1. Wooden Reed Diffuser ...

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Case Study: Jot It Down

Mar 22, 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...

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

Mar 15, 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: Raise Your Glass

Mar 08, 2020

The NY Yankees wanted to create special commemorative bottles to celebrate Derek Jeter’s accomplishments at Yankee Stadium. They chose 150 magnum-sized (1.5L) bottles with a special logo and Jet...

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School's in Session: 7 Essential Supplies for Students

Feb 29, 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...

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Imprint Everything: A Guide to Printing Methods

Feb 22, 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...

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Your Graphic & Web Design Cheat Sheet

Feb 15, 2020

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

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Case Study: Wheelie Important Paperwork

Feb 08, 2020

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

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6 USA-Made Products Especially for Kids

Feb 01, 2020

Who didn’t enjoy getting to dig through the prize basket after a trip to the dentist or the bank? It’s a fact – children love giveaways. Get your brand, school, or organization in fr...

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Graphic Design Terms Everyone Should Know

Jan 25, 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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Case Study: Recycle, Reuse, Read a Book!

Jan 17, 2020

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

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7 Fitness Promotional Products to Help You Stay in Shape

Jan 10, 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...

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Case Study: Computer Repair At Your Fuzzy Fingertips

Jan 03, 2020

A computer repair store attended a local home show and wanted something useful but unique to attract attendees to their booth. They also wanted something that would keep their name top of mind when th...

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Here Are Our Votes For The Best Political Promotional Product Staples

Dec 26, 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 ...

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5 Festive Promotional Products for Holiday Parties

Dec 19, 2019

The holidays can get pretty hectic, so it’s always nice to receive some wise advice to help you through the celebrations. Our first piece of advice is to use mistletoe strategically. Your partne...

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How to Put Together an Onboarding Kit

Dec 12, 2019

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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6 Promotional Products That Put Safety First

Dec 05, 2019

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...

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Case Study: Health & Wellness Spas

Nov 27, 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...

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How to Work Smarter, Not Harder

Nov 20, 2019

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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How Promo Products Can Tell Your Brand's Story

Nov 13, 2019

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...

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Case Study: This Promotional Product is in the Bag

Nov 06, 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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Case Study: Brighten Their Day

Oct 30, 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...

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Must-Have Promotional Products for the Real Estate Industry

Oct 23, 2019

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

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O Canada! 6 Promotional Products Made in Canada

Oct 15, 2019

From sea to sea, Canada is a large and beautiful country that produces a wide range of products. There are so many Canadian-made products to choose from, but we worked hard to narrow it down to a shor...

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Promotional Golf Products That Are Made in the USA

Oct 08, 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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6 High-Tech Promotional Products

Oct 01, 2019

It seems like there are new cutting-edge gadgets coming to market every day. It’s getting hard to keep up with what is really going to make your life easier and what’s just hype. We&rsquo...

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How to Protect Your Business From Hackers

Sep 24, 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 ...

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7 Promotional Products Perfect for Weddings

Sep 16, 2019

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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9 Useful Apps for Sales & Marketing Professionals

Sep 09, 2019

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...

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Case Study: Keep Warm Buddy Set

Sep 02, 2019

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

Aug 26, 2019

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

Aug 18, 2019

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

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7 Camping Promotional Products for the Great Outdoors

Aug 11, 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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Swing, Batter! The Best MLB Promotions

Aug 04, 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...

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Top 8 Promotional Products for Real Estate Professionals

Jul 28, 2019

If you work in real estate, you know that your field generates billions of dollars in revenue per year in residential, commercial and industrial sectors. And you could pocket a good amount of that yie...

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A Lunch That Packs a Punch

Jul 21, 2019

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: 3D is the Key

Jul 14, 2019

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...

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

Jul 07, 2019

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

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5 Promo Products for People Who Love to Plan

Jun 01, 2019

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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Case Study: A Prom Ticket Keepsake

May 25, 2019

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

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Case Study: Guess the Flavor Lip Balm

May 18, 2019

Guess the Flavor Lip Balm Organization Health Insurance Organization Product Featured Lip Balm & Lip Balm Sleeve Goal of Promotion Generating positive reinforcement with sales reps De...

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

May 11, 2019

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...

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Case Study: Getting Bent out of Shape for More Business

May 03, 2019

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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You Need More Cowbell

Apr 26, 2019

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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Case Study: Success on Campus

Apr 19, 2019

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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30 Quotes That Will Motivate You to Succeed

Apr 12, 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....

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7 Retro Products That Will Turn Back Time

Apr 04, 2019

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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Our Top 10 Favorite Eco-Friendly Products

Mar 28, 2019

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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Case Study: Safety First

Mar 21, 2019

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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8 Dental Products That Will Make You Smile

Mar 14, 2019

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

Mar 07, 2019

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...

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6 Ways to Get More Done Every Day

Feb 27, 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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Case Study: Plastics Make it Possible

Feb 20, 2019

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: Happy to Hang Around

Feb 13, 2019

Description: Standard Door Hangers Industry: Automotive What it was purchased for: A collision center wanted to increase the number of customer satisfaction survey responses and boost online appoint...

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5 Fail-Proof Ideas for Your Business Instagram

Feb 06, 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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Relax and Unwind With These 10 Promo Products

Jan 30, 2019

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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Case Study: Improve Sales and Traffic

Jan 23, 2019

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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6 Budget-Friendly Products to Drive High-End Sales

Jan 23, 2019

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...

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Case Study: Attract New Customers

Jan 23, 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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5 Ways to Be Healthier in 2 Minutes or Less

Jan 15, 2019

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...

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Case Study: A Gift to Build a Dream On

Jan 08, 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...

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8 Elegant & Engravable Promotional Products

Jan 01, 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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8 Fall Promo Products

Dec 25, 2018

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...

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10 Perfect Holiday Promotional Products

Dec 18, 2018

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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10 Promotional Products for Healthy Living

Dec 11, 2018

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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6 Promo Products for the Great Outdoors

Dec 04, 2018

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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How to Gain Inspiration in 5 Minutes

Nov 26, 2018

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

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10 Must-Have Tech Products and Accessories

Nov 19, 2018

If you want to give your brand a modern and fresh new identity try throwing some cutting-edge tech gadgets into your marketing mix. The wave of wireless charging options, portable speakers, and wearab...

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How to Manage the Workload of a Leader

Nov 12, 2018

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...

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25 Insane Facts About Promotional Products

Nov 05, 2018

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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Drink It In: 6 Drinkware Products to Quench Your Thirst

Oct 29, 2018

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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Boost Your Sales

Oct 22, 2018

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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Know Your Shades: 4 Types of Iconic Sunglasses

Oct 15, 2018

“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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Charity Fundraiser

Oct 07, 2018

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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16 Ways Color Affects Your Branding and Marketing

Sep 30, 2018

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...

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

Sep 23, 2018

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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Case Study: Sharper Students

Sep 16, 2018

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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Boost Branding

Sep 09, 2018

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 services all year ro...

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How One Hour Can Determine Your Success

Sep 01, 2018

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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Make Your 2018 Your Most Productive Year Yet!

Aug 25, 2018

Here you have it – a new year, a new, better you. Right? While we have faith that you’ll see your lofty ambitions and admirable goals through to 2019, statistics say a mere 8 percent of pe...

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5 Military Themed Promotional Products

Aug 18, 2018

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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Why You Should Be Having More Fun at Work

Aug 11, 2018

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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8 Promo Products That Will Have You Ready For Spring

Aug 04, 2018

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...

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3 Things Every Busy Professional Needs

Jul 27, 2018

If there’s one thing we never have enough of, it’s time. We haven’t quite figured out a way to freeze time yet, but we have found ways to save it. If you’re a busy professional...

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Why You Need Promotional Products

Jul 20, 2018

In a world of ever-changing advertisement trends, there is one marketing solution that never grows old – promotional products. Studies show promotional products were ranked as the highest advert...

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Top 10 Promotional Products for the Health and Wellness Industry

Jul 13, 2018

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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What Promotional Products and Rodney Dangerfield Have In Common

Jul 10, 2018

“I don’t get no respect!” - Promotional products everywhere Promotional products and Rodney Dangerfield have more in common than you think! So many times I see promotional p...

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8 Promo Products That Will Kick Start Your Goals

Jul 06, 2018

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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7 Ways to Take Advantage of Your Lunch Break

Jun 29, 2018

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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Your Brand Is Your Business - Market It!

Jun 22, 2018

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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10 Luxurious Products for Your VIP Customers

Jun 14, 2018

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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Branding 101: What Makes a Brand Powerful

Jun 07, 2018

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...

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How to Juggle Work and Life Balance Like a Boss

May 31, 2018

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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Advice for Getting the Most Out of a Business Trip

May 24, 2018

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 ...

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3 Simple Ways to Boost Your Mood Right Now

May 17, 2018

Do you ever get a case of the Mondays…on a Thursday? We all get down sometimes, but that doesn’t mean we need to stay there. Whether someone said something that upset you, you’re st...

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Case Study: Pillow Box

May 09, 2018

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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5 Out of the Box Promotional Products We Love…and You Will Too!

May 02, 2018

We’ve all been stuck in the same rut while trying to come up with some original ideas to appeal to customers. Are you in need of some extra product inspiration? If so, here’s a little e...

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11 Promo Products for an Active Lifestyle

Apr 25, 2018

Take your corporate match to the next level! From team building sporting events to company-wide marathons, your customized products guarantee you beat the competition. Below is a list of 11 sports-mi...

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How to Make Resolutions You'll Actually Keep

Apr 18, 2018

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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5 Steps to Achieving Your Goals

Apr 11, 2018

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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5 Invaluable Marketing Books to Help Grow Your Brand

Apr 03, 2018

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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Celebrate Milestones

Mar 27, 2018

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

Mar 20, 2018

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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7 Promotional Products For Those On the Go

Mar 13, 2018

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...

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Top 10 Promotional Product Ideas for the Construction Industry

Mar 06, 2018

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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7 Sources to Boost Your Creativity

Feb 26, 2018

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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Did You Forget About Employee Appreciation Day?

Feb 19, 2018

Did you forget Employee Appreciation Day is coming on March 2nd? Don’t worry - I’m here to save the day with some great last minute gift ideas to have your team feeling the love! Don&rsqu...

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Hot 2018 Promo Items That Need To Be On Your Radar

Feb 07, 2018

Last week I was in Las Vegas attending the largest promotional industry show of the year. In addition to lots of educational seminars, I also spent a lot of time seeking out top suppliers and walking ...

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The Best Promos From The Largest Promotional Products Conference: Round 2

Feb 07, 2018

Two weeks ago I was in Vegas at the largest promotional products industry conference and after hours walking the trade show floor I came back with a ton of unique and creative promotional items that s...

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If You Purchase Promotional Products This Should Be On Your End-Of-Year Task List

Dec 07, 2017

If you’re a marketer or purchase promotional products, you’re going to want to add this to your end-of-year checklist: evaluating your current promo items and planning for next year&...

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The 2017 Holiday Gifts Your Clients And Employees Will Love

Nov 12, 2017

Tis the season! Client and staff appreciation gifts are one of the best ways to strengthen relationships and to say thank you. Make sure your gifts are ones they’ll love with one of these must-h...

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The Secret To Picking A Hit Trade Show Giveaway

Nov 12, 2017

Trade shows can cost a lot of money, but there’s a way to help make sure you get a return on investment that makes it all worthwhile: choosing the right trade show giveaway. And I’m going ...

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The Hottest College Giveaways of 2017

Nov 12, 2017

Working with colleges and universities, I’ve learned what promo items will be a hit and what ones won’t. Whether it’s a college fair, campus welcome package or part of an ongoing cam...

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Why Creative Packaging is 2017’s Marketing Must-have

Mar 07, 2017

Wondering how to break through to potential clients who are seeing over 5,000 ads a day and most likely tuning them all out? Creative packaging is the must-have tactic you need in 2017 to break throu...

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Put That Budget Surplus to Use!

Dec 14, 2016

The end of the year is coming – and so is the possibility of losing out on making the most of any budget surplus. Don’t let it happen to you! If you have some leftover in your budget, don...

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Thankful for...

Nov 23, 2016

These clients work hard to outline their goals and to be open-minded to ideas that will help them meet their objectives. With some of my outside of the box suggestions I know that second part isn&rsqu...

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Promoting with a Purpose - Healthcare

Aug 01, 2016

Industry: Healthcare / Case History Item: 3-Section Lunch Container Use: Packaging a lunch for nurses/doctors and anyone employed at any of the Hospital’s locations. After years of giving awa...

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Promoting with a PURPOSE ~ Instant Gratification

Jul 15, 2016

Description: Plush Big Paw Bear with Shirt Industry: Insurance Use: Insurance is a product/Service that most end users or targets do not like to talk about. It is a necessary evil for most people. ...

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How A Custom Mailer Done Right Generated Over $270K in Business

Apr 16, 2016

I’ve written about the importance of having a goal when it comes to promotional products and custom mailers in a couple of my previous posts and want to give you another example that shows you j...

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A Pig Wins My Marketer of The Year Award

Oct 07, 2015

So far for 2015 a PIG has won my marketer of the year award, with the support of many other pigs. I recently was at a trade show where I saw a marketing campaign going on that made great use of promo...

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The Lonely Sponsor Table

Aug 12, 2015

I recently went to a networking event and there I saw it, standing over on the side by itself, away from the crowd – the sponsored promo table. A promo table with no one standing by it. The a...

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The Holidays (and December) Are Coming!

Jul 22, 2015

No, I’m not crazy. Yes, I know it’s only the end of July. But before you know it, it’ll be November. And with November comes the phone calls from clients for holiday gifts. Gifts t...

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Hey Boss,You're Wrong - The 50% Increase Says So

Jul 08, 2015

I get a lot of clients who are excited about the prospect of mixing direct marketing and promo items. I also get a lot of clients who after presenting the concept to their boss was told no or who have...

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You Should Expect More From Your Promo Rep

Jun 25, 2015

Posted on July 26, 2016 by leroeadmin Posted in Uncategorized I’m willing to bet your relationship with your promo products contact is missing a lot. From most people I’ve ta...

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The Gift That Keeps On Giving: Promo Items Last

Jun 12, 2015

The facts are in: Promo items having staying power that keep your brand in front of your target audience (as always, appropriately chosen!). L.J. Market Research completed a study interviewing random...

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The Promo Item Millennials Love

May 25, 2015

I recently came across an infographic which talked about the value of desk accessories as promo items and I just had to pass along this fact: If your target group is millennials, desk accessories a...

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Insider Secrets To Picking Trade Show Promo Items

May 05, 2015

This is the last of my posts about trade shows (for a little while), but also one of the most important. I’m going to fill you in on some of the questions I’ve found over time that when an...

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Size Does Matter

Apr 23, 2015

I’ve been attended a lot of trade shows and one of the many things I’ve learned while there has been this: size does matter. At least when it comes to promotional bags. Walking around a ...

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Trade Show Promo Tips & Booth Boosters

Apr 08, 2015

Each industry has their “trade show season”. The time of year can influence what products might be the best choice for your company, but even more important is what your company hopes to a...

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Direct Mail Marketing Isn’t Dead: A 73% Appointment Rate Is Proof

Apr 02, 2015

Many people will tell you direct mail marketing is dead. But a recent campaign with a 73% appointment rate on average makes me think “maybe they aren’t doing it right”. Here’s...

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Are You Throwing Away Money With Promotional Products?

Mar 26, 2015

I know, I know. The title of this article goes against everything my business stands for. But let me explain…. Ever go to order a promotional product and feel lost among the countless choices?...

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Promo Items With a Purpose: AKA My Most Frustrating Conversation

Mar 17, 2015

When I start working a client, our first conversations usually include one topic that gets me frustrated: “I just don’t see the return on promo items. I mean, where’s the work coming...

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5 Promotional Products for Firemen and Fire Departments

Jun 29, 2019

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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Branding 101: Let’s Talk Logos

Jun 22, 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...

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Case Study: Fun in the Sun

Jun 15, 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...

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Give Your School Clubs a Boost With These Promotional Products

Jun 08, 2019

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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