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Products and Tips to Boost Your Work From Home Productivity

3 days ago

With all the shelter in place and social distancing rules to help flatten the curve of COVID-19, more people are working remotely than ever before. It’s important to make sure your at-home workp...

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Case Study: Zip It Up

Oct 18

Description: Hit Sports Pack with Front ZipperIndustry: Broadcast Media/TelecommunicationWhat it was purchased for: A cellular provider needed giveaways for an event at a major university.How it was d...

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6 Rootin’ Tootin’ Country Western Products

Oct 10

Country Western isn’t just a type of music genre, it’s become an entire culture in the American West and around the world. Cowboy culture dates back to the 19th century when ranchers settl...

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10 Must-Have Tech Products and Accessories

Oct 03

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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7 Promotional Products For Those On the Go

Sep 26

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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5 Simple Tips to Organize and Run Effective Meetings

Sep 19

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

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Case Study: Happy to Hang Around

Sep 12

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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A Quick Guide to Promotional Bags

Sep 04

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: Don't Run from this Promo!

Aug 28

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

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7 Ways to Take Advantage of Your Lunch Break

Aug 21

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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6 Promo Products for the Great Outdoors

Aug 14

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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Graphic Design Terms Everyone Should Know

Aug 06

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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6 Morning Routine Products That Will Wake Anyone Up

Jul 30

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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Words Have Power: Why Copywriting Matters for Your Business?

Jul 23

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

Jul 15

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

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Customer Experience + Branding: The Relationship Goals of Marketing

Jul 08

Customer experience can make or break your company. How you and your employees treat customers directly reflects your brand’s values. But the truth is, positive customer experiences can be diffi...

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10 Tweetable Quotes for Motivation

Jul 01

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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8 Corporate Gifts for Your Employees

Jun 24

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: It's in the Bag

Jun 17

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 Promotional Products That Will Have Your Clients Dreaming

Jun 10

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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Your Guide to Drinkware

Jun 02

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

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You Can Bank on These 7 Promotional Products

May 26

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

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Case Study: Pillow Box

May 19

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 Military Themed Promotional Products

May 12

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: Plastics Make it Possible

May 05

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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6 Helpful Tips to Address Unhappy Customers

Apr 28

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

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Case Study: This Promotional Product is in the Bag

Apr 21

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: These Calendars Aren't Week

Apr 13

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 CalendarPersonalization: The bank inc...

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Case Study: Life of the Mardi

Apr 06

 Market: HospitalityObjective: With their event scheduled close to Mardi Gras, event planners wanted to provide a themed goodie package for attendees with giveaways from event sponsors. The...

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Case Study: I Was Framed!

Mar 30

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

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Must-Have Promotional Products for the Real Estate Industry

Mar 22

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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Lanyards: Everything You Need to Know

Mar 15

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: A Prom Ticket Keepsake

Mar 08

  A Prom Ticket Keepsake   Organization High School                                      ...

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Lead a Healthier Lifestyle With These 6 Promotional Products

Mar 01

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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Graphic Design Terms Everyone Should Know

Feb 23

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...

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Case Study: Sometimes You Just Need to Vent

Feb 15

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

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Case Study: It’s a Date!

Feb 08

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

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

Feb 01

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

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Case Study: Save the Date, Save the Day

Jan 25

Description: Trifold Calendars Industry: Banking What it was purchased for: A local bank wanted a way to thank their new customers with a promotional gift item that would have a high perceived value...

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6 Retro Products That Are a Blast From the Past

Jan 18

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

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

Jan 11

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

Jan 03

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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How to Juggle Work and Life Balance Like a Boss

Dec 27, 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: Hay, Where'd You Get That Tote?

Dec 20, 2019

Description: Large Boat ToteIndustry: Sports / FitnessWhat it was purchased for: Horse show giveawaysHow it was distributed: A local horse show needed gifts for their major contributors. A VIP t...

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Case Study: Charity Fundraiser

Dec 13, 2019

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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Case Study: Raise Your Glass!

Dec 06, 2019

Objective A local brewery wanted an eye-catching promotional item to place on tables that would boost their alcohol sales and highlight their weekly specials while encouraging enrollment for their ta...

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Case Study: Attract New Customers

Nov 28, 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 Unique Rainy-Day Promotional Products to Keep You Covered!

Nov 21, 2019

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: Rock out on the Run

Nov 14, 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 us...

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5 Promo Products for People Who Love to Plan

Nov 07, 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: Health & Wellness Spas

Oct 31, 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 treatm...

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6 High-Tech Promotional Products

Oct 23, 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&...

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5 Healthy Tips for Business Trips

Oct 16, 2019

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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7 Financial Products That Are a Great Investment

Oct 09, 2019

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

Oct 02, 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 Steps to Achieving Your Goals

Sep 24, 2019

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: It Takes a Village

Sep 17, 2019

 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 somethin...

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5 Awesome Recreational Wearables

Sep 10, 2019

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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10 Promo Products for Auto-Lovers

Sep 03, 2019

Grab your keys and prepare for a Bo Duke slide across the hood of your car. It’s time to take a look at 10 promo products for auto-lovers. For this list, we put together a travel-bag of gear wor...

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Case Study: Fun in the Sun

Aug 27, 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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5 Invaluable Marketing Books to Help Grow Your Brand

Aug 19, 2019

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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10 Luxurious Products for Your VIP Customers

Aug 12, 2019

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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Case Study: Where Has Your Pen Been?

Aug 05, 2019

  Products Javalina Splash® Pen   Industry Technology   Application Contest   An internet company created a branded website for a promotion called “Where has yo...

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Know Your Shades: 4 Types of Iconic Sunglasses

Jul 29, 2019

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

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The Best Promotional Products for Sports Fanatics

Jul 22, 2019

With football season right around the corner, people are gearing up to support their favorite teams.  Whether they’re grilling hot dogs at a tailgate or cheering in the stands, fans love we...

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Case Study: Guess the Flavor Lip Balm

Jul 15, 2019

    Guess the Flavor Lip Balm   Organization Health Insurance Organization Product Featured Lip Balm & Lip Balm Sleeve  Goal of Promotion Generating positive reinforce...

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Case Study: Beach Balls? Bingo!

Jul 08, 2019

Description: Beach Ball Industry: Tourism What it was purchased for: The customer was looking for a low-cost, family-friendly summer giveaway item to promote their city's summer tourism program in t...

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8 Paw-some Promotional Products for Dogs and Dog Lovers

Jun 02, 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.   Col...

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25 Insane Facts About Promotional Products

May 26, 2019

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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Why You Need Promotional Products

May 19, 2019

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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Your Brand Is Your Business - Market It!

May 12, 2019

As a marketing professional, you understand better than anyone the importance of establishing a distinct brand presence for your company. People gravitate to those they identify with and can trust wit...

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6 Promotional Products That Put Safety First

May 04, 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: What Does Your Phone Stand For?

Apr 27, 2019

Product: Phone Stand Industry: Financial What it was purchased for: A local financial institution needed a giveaway item for current and potential clients. It had to be useful to keep their name in ...

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Your Graphic & Web Design Cheat Sheet

Apr 20, 2019

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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You Need More Cowbell

Apr 13, 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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5 Promotional Products for Firemen and Fire Departments

Apr 06, 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 wh...

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7 Promotional Products for When You’re Feeling Lucky

Mar 29, 2019

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

Mar 22, 2019

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

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Case Study: A Flavorful Promotion

Mar 15, 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 Hi...

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6 On-the-Go Products for Travelers

Mar 08, 2019

  Being prepared isn't just for the Scouts, it's good advice for anyone who lives life on the go! Add your logo to these hospitality and travel themed promotional products and your customers wil...

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5 Environmentally-Friendly Promotional Products

Feb 28, 2019

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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Case Study: Jot It Down

Feb 21, 2019

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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4 Steps to #Winning Social Media

Feb 14, 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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Your Customers Won't Want to Remove These Promotional Products From Their Desks

Feb 07, 2019

At the end of the day, promotional products are really all about getting brands out in front of people to grow awareness and ultimately, increase sales! If you want to get strategic, there are a coupl...

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5 Office Toys That Will Bring Your Brand Joy

Jan 31, 2019

  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 ...

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6 Budget-Friendly Products to Drive High-End Sales

Jan 24, 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: Success on Campus

Jan 17, 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 st...

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4 Ways to Improve Communication

Jan 10, 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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Branding 101: What Makes a Brand Powerful

Jan 02, 2019

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

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Advice for Getting the Most Out of a Business Trip

Dec 26, 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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8 Fall Promo Products

Dec 19, 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 ar...

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8 Elegant & Engravable Promotional Products

Dec 12, 2018

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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11 Promo Products for an Active Lifestyle

Dec 12, 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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8 Promotional Products to Win Game Day

Jul 01, 2019

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 Protect Your Business From Hackers

Jun 23, 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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Swing, Batter! The Best MLB Promotions

Jun 16, 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...

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7 Sources to Boost Your Creativity

Jun 09, 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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