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Your Product Decorating Questions Answered

43 hours ago

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

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Case Study: Wave Hello to Recognition

Jul 04

Item: JAFFA® Wave Award Purpose: Welcome gift for incentive winners Audience: Software company sales representatives A software company held a sales incentive contest for reps to win a trip to ...

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4 Ways to Improve Communication

Jun 27

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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5 Easy Ways to Achieve a Positive Outlook

Jun 20

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: Do the Wave

Jun 13

Market: SchoolObjective: A school’s athletic program was struggling to pay for recurring expenses. Game attendance had dropped over the previous year, and alumni attendance was weak. The schoo...

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Top 10 Promotional Product Ideas for the Construction Industry

Jun 06

Whether you’re working in the construction industry, cater to outdoor enthusiasts, or simply want to lead a company-wide safety session, having an array of timely, yet practical promotional prod...

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Case Study: Wheelie Important Paperwork

May 29

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

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School's in Session: 7 Essential Supplies for Students

May 22

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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Case Study: Inking Impressions

May 15

Portability and permanence are among the desirable traits sought in an effective promotional product. A company was looking for a unique self-promotion that incorporated these elements and decided on ...

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Case Study: A Hole in One Promotion

May 08

Product: Jumbo Cooler Bag Industry: Agriculture What it was purchased for: These bags were given out to participants in a company golf tournament. How it was distributed: All participants received ...

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Case Study: 3D is the Key

May 01

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

Apr 24

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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7 Promo Products That Will Get the Party Started

Apr 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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How to Create Buzz Around a Launch With Promo Products

Apr 09

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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6 USA-Made Products Especially for Kids

Apr 02

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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3 Things Every Busy Professional Needs

Mar 26

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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Sustainability & Environmental Responsibility: Why it Matters

Mar 18

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

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Case Study: Raise Your Glass

Mar 11

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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Case Study: Attract New Customers

Mar 04

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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6 Promo Products for the Great Outdoors

Feb 26

A little branding goes a long way with these promo products perfect for the great outdoors! By adding your logo to these six sturdy items, your brand can be seen on hiking trails, huddled around a cam...

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Case Study: Wave Hello to Promotions

Feb 19

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

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5 Ways to Boost Employee Morale

Feb 11

When it comes to building a successful company culture, maintaining positive employee attitude is key. Not only are happy employees more productive, but your company is also more likely to attract and...

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How Promo Products Can Make a Lasting Impression

Feb 04

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 ho...

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10 Promo Products for Auto-Lovers

Jan 28

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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A Quick Guide to Promotional Bags

Jan 21

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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9 Promotional Products for Tech Wizards

Jan 14

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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Case Study: I Was Framed!

Jan 06

 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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6 Helpful Tips to Address Unhappy Customers

Dec 30, 2019

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: Keep Warm Buddy Set

Dec 23, 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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Case Study: Hay, Where'd You Get That Tote?

Dec 16, 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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Branding 101: What Makes a Brand Powerful

Dec 08, 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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The Secrets to Attracting Ideal Customers

Dec 01, 2019

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 attra...

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8 Paw-some Promotional Products for Dogs and Dog Lovers

Nov 24, 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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Case Study: It’s a Date!

Nov 17, 2019

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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Must-Have Promotional Products for the Real Estate Industry

Nov 10, 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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7 Promotional Products For Those On the Go

Nov 03, 2019

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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Case Study: Thank You for Spooning

Oct 26, 2019

Description: 10 Oz. Aztec Spooner MugIndustry: Advertising / Marketing / PublishingWhat it was purchased for: A major coupon distributor was looking for a thank you to give out to advertisers.Ho...

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7 Ways to Take Advantage of Your Lunch Break

Oct 19, 2019

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

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Case Study: Resort Incentive Yields Oceans of Opportunity

Oct 12, 2019

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

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Case Study: Celebrate Milestones

Oct 05, 2019

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

Sep 27, 2019

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

Sep 20, 2019

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

Sep 13, 2019

Even as much of our world goes digital and paperless, the pen remains an essential tool in both office and home life. With so many different types of pens, choosing the “write” one can be ...

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Our Top 10 Favorite Eco-Friendly Products

Sep 06, 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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6 Snap-Worthy Products for Every Photographer

Aug 30, 2019

Do you know what bokeh means? Aperture? That’s ok if you don’t, but many of your clients may know these terms if they are avid photographers! Whether they enjoy taking a flat lay shot of t...

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Game On: 10 Promo Product Games We Love!

Aug 22, 2019

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

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6 Promotional Products to Fit Your Budget

Aug 15, 2019

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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Case Study: Guess the Flavor Lip Balm

Aug 08, 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: The Weather is Snow Joke

Aug 01, 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....

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8 Promotional Products to Win Game Day

Jul 25, 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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5 Out of the Box Promotional Products We Love…and You Will Too!

Jul 18, 2019

  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 lit...

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Case Study: Sharper Students

Jul 11, 2019

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 advoca...

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Case Study: Happy to Hang Around

Jul 03, 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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Graphic Design Terms Everyone Should Know

May 29, 2019

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

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

May 21, 2019

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

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Case Study: Pull Up a Chair and Stay Awhile

May 14, 2019

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

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

May 07, 2019

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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6 Things You Need on Your Desk

Apr 30, 2019

Most of us spend as much time at our desks as we do in our homes. If that’s the case, we should all put some time and effort into making sure our workspace is as happy and motivating as possible...

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Case Study: Rock out on the Run

Apr 23, 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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Give Your School Clubs a Boost With These Promotional Products

Apr 16, 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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7 Financial Products That Are a Great Investment

Apr 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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5 Corporate Gifts Your Clients Will Love

Apr 01, 2019

Corporate gifts are a great way to thank your clients for keeping you in business. When done right, they can also function as employee rewards/incentives. Here are a few of our favorite promotional pr...

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Case Study: Beach Balls? Bingo!

Mar 25, 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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Case Study: Let the Games Begin!

Mar 18, 2019

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

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Case Study: Success on Campus

Mar 11, 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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Case Study: Lunchtime Loot

Mar 03, 2019

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

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7 Sources to Boost Your Creativity

Feb 24, 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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Case Study: Wine for the Win

Feb 17, 2019

A local winery at their annual fall festival was looking for a way to boost their sales on take-home bottles of wine. So, they gave away the imprinted Winged Corkscrew to anyone who purchased three bo...

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Win Big With These Promotional Products for Sports Lovers

Feb 10, 2019

If you’re looking for some awesome gear to support your team—or for some killer merch for your team’s fans—we’ve got you covered with these awesome promotional products f...

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Case Study: Employee Appreciation Gift

Feb 03, 2019

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

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Your Brand Is Your Business - Market It!

Jan 26, 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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What Millennials Want (And How to Work With Them)

Jan 19, 2019

Many people agree that there is a high demand to diversify the workforce with young specialists bearing fresh ideas and new perspectives. Furthermore, we need to prepare this growing generation for le...

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Case Study: Raise Your Glass!

Jan 12, 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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You Need More Cowbell

Jan 05, 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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Ain't Nobody Got Time for That: 5 Tips for Working Efficiently

Dec 29, 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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Relax and Unwind With These 10 Promo Products

Dec 21, 2018

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: A Picture is Worth...a Nice Donation

Dec 14, 2018

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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Advice for Getting the Most Out of a Business Trip

Dec 07, 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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Case Study: What Does Your Phone Stand For?

Nov 30, 2018

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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How to Make Resolutions You'll Actually Keep

Nov 23, 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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8 Promo Products That Will Have You Ready For Spring

Nov 16, 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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Case Study: College Fair Giveaway

Nov 08, 2018

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

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8 Promo Products That Will Kick Start Your Goals

Nov 01, 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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Why You Need Promotional Products

Oct 25, 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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10 Tweetable Quotes for Motivation

Oct 18, 2018

People love quotes. That’s probably why 30% of retweets on Twitter are quote-related. You can tap into that trend by posting engaging and entertaining quotes on your company’s account. How...

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How to Manage the Workload of a Leader

Oct 11, 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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How to Protect Your Business From Hackers

Oct 03, 2018

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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25 Insane Facts About Promotional Products

Sep 26, 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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5 Fail-Proof Ideas for Your Business Instagram

Sep 19, 2018

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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5 Office Toys That Will Bring Your Brand Joy

Sep 12, 2018

  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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Case Study: Recycle, Reuse, Read a Book!

Sep 05, 2018

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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10 Promotional Products for Healthy Living

Aug 29, 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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Why You Should Be Having More Fun at Work

Aug 22, 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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Know Your Shades: 4 Types of Iconic Sunglasses

Aug 14, 2018

“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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Graphic Design Terms Everyone Should Know

Aug 07, 2018

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: Computer Repair At Your Fuzzy Fingertips

Jul 31, 2018

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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The Best Promotional Products for Sports Fanatics

Jul 24, 2018

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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How to Work Smarter, Not Harder

Jul 17, 2018

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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10 Must-Have Tech Products and Accessories

Jul 10, 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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11 Promo Products for an Active Lifestyle

Jul 03, 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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3 Simple Ways to Boost Your Mood Right Now

Jun 26, 2019

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

Jun 19, 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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Case Study: Pillow Box

Jun 12, 2019

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 Promo Products for People Who Love to Plan

Jun 05, 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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