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What Millennials Want (And How to Work With Them)

33 hours ago

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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Leading the Workplace: How to Develop Your Leadership Skills

Apr 05

Do you want to lead? Or, are you already in a management or supervisory role and want to be the best leader you can be? Then we’ve got good news for you. No matter what your current position is ...

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Reusable vs. Disposable Items

Mar 28

Disposable products are a common part of everyday life for most folks – think single-use items like plastic cutlery, paper plates, shopping bags from the grocery store, napkins, the coffee cup f...

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Case Study: Welcome New Hires!

Mar 21

Objective A small business owner wanted an easy way to present important paperwork to new employees to help them stay organized in their first few months with the company. They wanted to instill prof...

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5 Tips for Boosting Social Media Engagement

Mar 14

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

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5 Easy Ways to Achieve a Positive Outlook

Mar 07

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: Inking Impressions

Feb 28

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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8 Home Office Essentials

Feb 21

Your employees work hard - and often longer hours when they're working from home. Surprise them with a little treat like one of these 8 Home Office Essentials! Temblor Speaker + Wireless Charger ...

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5 Promotional Products that Give Back

Feb 13

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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Top Promo Products That Won't Break the Bank

Feb 05

On a tight budget? Get more bang for your buck with these budget-friendly promo products! Paracord Bracelet with Whistle Going on a great adventure? Suit up with the ultimate hiking accessory, ...

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

Jan 29

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 Wedding Promotional Products to Celebrate

Jan 22

Whether you're planning your dream wedding, you host weddings, make dresses, or plan them for a living - these six promotional products are sure to capture the magic of the big day! 4" Round Absor...

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8 Promotional Product Ideas for Students of All Ages

Jan 14

Whether it's a Big 12 university or an elementary school, people love to show off their school spirit! So, we chose eight promotional products that are perfect for both students and teachers of all ag...

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6 Purr-fect Promo Products for Cat Lovers

Jan 07

Everyone knows that dogs are man’s best friend, but did you know that cats have been living alongside humans as companions since at least 7500 BC? In 2017, cats were one of the most popular pets...

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How to Create Buzz Around a Launch With Promo Products

Dec 30, 2023

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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Why You Need Promotional Products

Dec 23, 2023

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

Dec 15, 2023

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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12 Promotional Products for Safe Travels

Dec 08, 2023

Whether you’re traveling by plane or by car, it’s important to stay safe and comfortable. As COVID-19 cases continue to fall and the amount of vaccinated people rises, business travel is b...

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6 Products to Take to Your Next Family Picnic

Dec 01, 2023

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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Case Study: Staying Safe for Back-to-School

Nov 23, 2023

A private school held an online meeting to outline plans for returning to school safely during the Coronavirus pandemic. As a follow-up, the school sent information packets to students’ parents....

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Cheers! Let’s Sell More Beer!

Nov 16, 2023

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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7 Camping Promotional Products for the Great Outdoors

Nov 08, 2023

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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Case Study: Raise Your Glass!

Nov 01, 2023

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: Too Hot to Jot

Oct 25, 2023

Objective: Department managers wanted their new employees to have an easy way to take notes during the onboarding process. They wanted to incorporate company branding to keep their image consistent....

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Trending Fall and Winter Apparel

Oct 10, 2023

Seasons are changing, and it’s time to pack away your tank tops and shorts and bring the sweaters, boots, and scarves out of storage. Wardrobes need a little refreshing to match the new colder w...

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Take a Hike! 6 Products to Help you in the Great Outdoors

Oct 02, 2023

Did you know that between the United States, Mexico, and Canada, there are 15 different ecological regions in North America? Right in our own back yard, you can go from the frosty tundra of far northe...

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6 Promo Products to FALL For!

Sep 25, 2023

It's time for fall, which means it's time to get cozy as the cooler weather hits and the days grow shorter. These 6 promo products are just the thing to keep your team and clients nice and snuggly. ...

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

Sep 18, 2023

Description: Large Boat Tote Industry: Sports / Fitness What it was purchased for: Horse show giveaways How it was distributed: A local horse show needed gifts for their major contributors. A VIP...

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

Sep 10, 2023

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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10 Must-Have Tech Products and Accessories

Sep 03, 2023

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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Case Study: Keep it Sweet

Aug 27, 2023

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

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Case Study: Roaming Free with the YUMA Clear Freedom Bottle

Aug 19, 2023

What do outdoor gear brands like Marmot® and Teva® have in common? Their target customers, high-value brand partners, and pretty much all of their employees are thirsty for adventure in the ...

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Now Trending: Fanny Packs!

Aug 12, 2023

Fanny packs are back and more fashionable than ever! It's just moms wearing them to the park or on vacation, either. Millennials, Zennials, and Gen Alpha has been getting into the action with slings. ...

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Case Study: Lunchtime Loot

Aug 04, 2023

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 Promotional Products to Relax With

Jul 28, 2023

Sometimes we all need an escape - even if it's just our own bathtub. Are your clients super busy and never seem to stop working? Or maybe your employees worked hard to get a product launched? Then giv...

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The Power of Promo: Why People Love Freebies

Jul 21, 2023

Getting free items can feel like winning the lottery. Whether it’s a free sample at the grocery store or a free trial of your favorite streaming service, it is always exciting to get something f...

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How to Put Together an Onboarding Kit

Jul 13, 2023

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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Case Study: Make a Spectacle

Jul 06, 2023

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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6 Products to Welcome Students Back to School

Jun 29, 2023

"Don't you just love New York in the fall? It makes me wanna buy school supplies. I would send you a bouquet of newly sharpened pencils if I knew your name and address." Tom Hanks said it best i...

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

Jun 21, 2023

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

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Case Study: What Does Your Phone Stand For?

Jun 14, 2023

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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Braving Campground Antics with the SAHARA Sports Bottle

Jun 06, 2023

Camping isn’t always a vacation, y’all. Seasonal KOA® Work Kampers help KOA owners wrangle feisty RV transients (a.k.a. retirees) for their supper. The least they deserve is a free R...

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Case Study: Safety First

May 30, 2023

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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7 Cool Products to Beat the Heat This Summer

May 23, 2023

The sun is beating down, and depending on where you live, you might be able to cook an egg on the sidewalk: summer is officially here! With high temperatures and lots of sun, it’s a great time t...

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Case Study: Sign the Deal

May 15, 2023

In the fall, a car dealership introduced a new model and promoted it to potential customers. The car dealer purchased a mailing list and merged it with its own database. The Ranger Stylus Satin P...

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Case Study: Thank You for Spooning

May 08, 2023

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

May 01, 2023

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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Case Study: Create Your Own Reality

Apr 23, 2023

Description: Custom Cardboard Virtual Reality v2 Industry: Corporate / Fortune 500 What it was purchased for: A leave behind for Field Marketing Account Managers to help convert business from the co...

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6 Snap-Worthy Products for Every Photographer

Apr 16, 2023

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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6 Books That Every Business Owner Should Read

Apr 09, 2023

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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How to Gain Inspiration in 5 Minutes

Apr 02, 2023

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

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5 Office Toys That Will Bring Your Brand Joy

Mar 25, 2023

Look around your office and you will probably find that your coworkers’ desktops are riddled with a variety of knick-knacks, toys, puzzles, and stress balls. Office toys are a great way to st...

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Case Study: Fresh Mesh Promotions

Mar 18, 2023

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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7 Promotional Products That Help You Prepare for the Unexpected

Mar 11, 2023

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

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Case Study: Keep Warm Buddy Set

Mar 04, 2023

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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6 High-Tech Promotional Products

Feb 25, 2023

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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Case Study: A Cheese-y Promotion

Feb 18, 2023

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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Case Study: A

Feb 11, 2023

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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Get in Gear With These Automotive Promo Products

Feb 04, 2023

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: Put That on Your Calendar!

Jan 27, 2023

Objective: 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 service...

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

Jan 20, 2023

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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6 Products to Include in Every Holiday Gift Basket

Jan 13, 2023

It’s always a good idea to get those gifts planned out and ready to go before the holiday chaos begins, and that includes client appreciation gifts. But, what do you get them? Put in extra thoug...

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Your Product Decorating Questions Answered

Jan 06, 2023

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: Shop 'til You Drop

Dec 30, 2022

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

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Why You Should Be Having More Fun at Work

Dec 22, 2022

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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Top 3 Color Trends for 2022

Dec 15, 2022

Your promotional products color palette plays a significant role in the decision-making process. One of the biggest reasons colors influence consumer behavior is that individuals want to stay on-tren...

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Case Study: These Calendars Aren't Week

Dec 08, 2022

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

Nov 30, 2022

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

Nov 23, 2022

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

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Case Study: The Write Way

Nov 15, 2022

Item: WideBody® Message Pen Purpose: Inform people about range of services Audience: Clients and general public A chiropractic office wanted to inform clients and others about their range of...

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6 Promotional Products That Put the “Fun” in Fundraiser

Nov 08, 2022

Promotional products can help your fundraising event get donors in the giving spirit and maximize the amount of money you raise for charity. These 6 products for fundraisers show off your charitable c...

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Case Study: Save the Date, Save the Day

Oct 31, 2022

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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Case Study: Time for a Rebrand

Oct 24, 2022

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

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

Oct 16, 2022

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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Case Study: The Weather is Snow Joke

Oct 09, 2022

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. The...

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7 Fitness Promotional Products to Help You Stay in Shape

Oct 02, 2022

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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6 Purr-fect Products for Keeping Pets Occupied at Home

Sep 24, 2022

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

Sep 17, 2022

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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Case Study: Rock out on the Run

Sep 10, 2022

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

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Wooing Discerning Celebs with the CARSON Double Wall Bolero Tumbler

Sep 02, 2022

What do you get the celebrity-chef-turned-travel-show-host who has everything? How about the VP of Paid Media at a premier hotel chain you’d love to snag an advertising deal with? Brands like ...

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Case Study: You've Got the Power

Aug 26, 2022

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: Boosting Trade Show Booth Traffic

Aug 18, 2022

The “Golden Lanyard” to Boosting Trade Show Booth Traffic Organization: Health Care Organization Product Featured: Cotton Water Bottle Strap Goal of Promotion: Driving Traffic ...

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5 Environmentally-Friendly Promotional Products

Aug 11, 2022

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: Roll Up in Style

Aug 04, 2022

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

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Case Study: Brighten Their Day

Jul 27, 2022

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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Clean Desk, Happy Desk!

Jul 20, 2022

An organized desk is a happy desk and the perfect time to clean and reorganize your desk is at the beginning of the new quarter! Whether it's Q1 or Q4 – sometimes filing away old projects, dusti...

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6 Morning Routine Products That Will Wake Anyone Up

Jul 13, 2022

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

Jul 05, 2022

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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Corporate Social Responsibility and the Beauty of Giving Back

Jun 28, 2022

Organizing a fundraising event. Donating food to a local animal shelter. Serving at a soup kitchen. No matter what you do to give back, volunteering feels pretty good, doesn’t it? But it doesn&...

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Advice for Getting the Most Out of a Business Trip

Jun 20, 2022

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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Beyond PPE: 6 Feel-Good Promo Products for Hospitals

Jun 13, 2022

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: Where Has Your Pen Been?

Jun 06, 2022

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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How One Hour Can Determine Your Success

May 29, 2022

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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7 Promotional Products for Law Firms

May 22, 2022

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

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6 Ways to Get More Done Every Day

May 14, 2022

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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6 Awarding Rewards for Your Employees

May 07, 2022

Since the beginning of the corporate award dinners, the same type of glass award has been presented at each one, whether it is a banquet, end-of-year party, or even just a company-wide meeting. While ...

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5 Pitch Perfect Products for Musically Talented Individuals

Apr 29, 2022

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

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Take it To-Go: 8 Restaurant Takeout Essentials

Apr 22, 2022

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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School's in Session: 7 Essential Supplies for Students

Apr 14, 2022

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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9 Promotional Products for the Oil & Gas Industry

Apr 07, 2022

The world runs on natural resources, but it's not like all that power comes from thin air! Oil, gas, and energy companies help harness and deliver the resources that power all our homes, offices, rest...

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Graphic Design Terms Everyone Should Know

Mar 30, 2022

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: Wave Hello to Recognition

Mar 23, 2022

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 ...

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Case Study: Guess the Flavor Lip Balm

Mar 15, 2022

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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Case Study: Spec-Tacular Promotions

Mar 08, 2022

Description: CUSTOM Malibu Sunglasses Industry: Food & Beverage What it was purchased for: The end user wanted to give something away at this year’s Spring Break in Jamaica for an MTV even...

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Reel Them in With These 5 Cinematic Promo Products

Mar 01, 2022

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's Raining Cats and Dogs

Feb 21, 2022

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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5 Ways to Boost Employee Morale

Feb 14, 2022

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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Old School vs. New School Promo Products

Feb 07, 2022

It’s no secret – people love “vintage” products. Just look at the huge resurgence in vintage clothing that began in the early 2010’s and you’ll see what we’re...

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5 Promo Products for the Stay-at-Home Worker

Jan 31, 2022

Working from home has become the norm these days. It’s also becoming increasingly difficult to separate our professional lives from our personal lives. From trying to make deadlines, cooking din...

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5 Promo Products to Make Your Office Safer for Employees

Jan 23, 2022

As business’ doors open back up and employees step into the office, it’s essential to make sure they feel safe and comfortable as the return to their desks. Whether you own a business that...

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Case Study: It’s a Date!

Jan 16, 2022

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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Case Study: Getting Bent out of Shape for More Business

Jan 08, 2022

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

Jan 01, 2022

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

Dec 24, 2021

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 pro...

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Case Study: Plastics Make it Possible

Dec 17, 2021

Description: Oasis Recycled Bottle Pen Industry: Chemicals What it was purchased for: Trade Show Giveaways How it was distributed: A chemical company needed something to give away at a tradeshow. T...

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Case Study: Resort Incentive Yields Oceans of Opportunity

Dec 10, 2021

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

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6 Budget-Friendly Products to Drive High-End Sales

Dec 02, 2021

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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How to Reduce Stress on the Job

Nov 25, 2021

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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8 Paw-some Promotional Products for Dogs and Dog Lovers

Nov 18, 2021

Whether you work with animals or want to show that your business is pet-friendly, there are plenty of products that will win over every dog breed! Here are 8 of our favorite pet products. Collapsi...

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Get Planning! Calendars and Planners for 2022

Nov 11, 2021

2021 is coming to an end, and you know what that means – time to update your calendars and planners for the new year! Now is a great time to get organized and set up to make 2022 your best year ...

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The Fidget Phenomenon

Nov 04, 2021

You might remember the fidget spinner craze of 2017: seemingly overnight, the world became obsessed with those little plastic spinners. The spinning toys flew off the shelves across the country and in...

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5 Invaluable Marketing Books to Help Grow Your Brand

Oct 28, 2021

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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Case Study: This Promotional Product is in the Bag

Oct 21, 2021

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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Take 5 of These Promotional Products for the Medical Field, and Call Me in the Morning

Oct 13, 2021

It can be tough for people in the medical field to get their names out to new patients. If you own a restaurant, you can have your cool mascot show up at a local sports game and toss out t-shirts. But...

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Case Study: Adventure Awaits

Oct 06, 2021

An event promoter was compiling a gift box for top-tier ticket holders for a large-scale national summer concert tour. The Koozie® Adventure Dry Sack 10L was a natural fit for the outdoor lifestyl...

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6 Fun Products for Keeping Kids Occupied at Home

Sep 29, 2021

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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Case Study: Go Green or Go Home

Sep 22, 2021

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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30 Quotes That Will Motivate You to Succeed

Sep 15, 2021

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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Sustainability & Environmental Responsibility: Why it Matters

Sep 08, 2021

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

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Case Study: Pillow Box

Sep 01, 2021

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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Cook Up a Storm With These 5 Promotional Products

Aug 25, 2021

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: 3D is the Key

Aug 17, 2021

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: Back in Business

Aug 10, 2021

A behavioral health practice was preparing to reopen when shelter-in-place orders were lifted. However, they needed a way to communicate the enhanced safety protocols they put in place to patients com...

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Case Study: Success on Campus

Aug 02, 2021

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

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Case Study: The Write Stuff

Jul 26, 2021

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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Game On: 10 Promo Product Games We Love!

Jul 19, 2021

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

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Case Study: Do a Double Take

Jul 11, 2021

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: Look, Ma, No Hands!

Jul 04, 2021

Description: Auto Air Vent Magnetic Phone Mount Industry: Technology What it was purchased for: A technology business was looking for a giveaway item that was unique but also fit within their budget...

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Case Study: Beach Balls? Bingo!

Jun 26, 2021

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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Here Are Our Votes For The Best Political Promotional Product Staples

Jun 19, 2021

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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6 Reasons You Need a Company Store

Jun 12, 2021

As more and more companies turn towards e-commerce, shopping online has never been easier or more enjoyable. Ordering branded products is no exception! Company stores give you a convenient and complet...

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Case Study: Zip It Up

Jun 05, 2021

Description: Hit Sports Pack with Front Zipper Industry: Broadcast Media/Telecommunication What it was purchased for: A cellular provider needed giveaways for an event at a major university. How it ...

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How to Juggle Work and Life Balance Like a Boss

May 29, 2021

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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9 Useful Apps for Sales & Marketing Professionals

May 22, 2021

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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6 Benefits of Customer Loyalty Programs

May 15, 2021

Everybody loves getting new business – it’s exciting! Because new customers are so crucial to growing a business, many companies pour the majority of their marketing time and energy into g...

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

May 07, 2021

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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Lanyards: Everything You Need to Know

Apr 30, 2021

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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Tasty Products to Satisfy a Sweet Tooth

Apr 23, 2021

If you’re looking for a crowd-pleaser of a promotion, consider candy! Few people can resist the delicious charms of a tasty treat, and giving someone a sweet gift is a great way to have them rem...

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Case Study: Charity Fundraiser

Apr 15, 2021

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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The History of Promotional Products

Apr 08, 2021

If you've ever been to a music festival or convention and walked away with a bag full of freebies, then you know that promotional products work! But did you know that those quirky logoed products have...

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7 Financial Products That Are a Great Investment

Apr 01, 2021

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: Have a Seat

Mar 25, 2021

As the COVID-19 pandemic spread, a non-profit healthcare provider needed additional waiting room seating for their clinics and health centers across the state. As a non-profit, they needed an affordab...

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The Power of Perceived Value

Mar 18, 2021

In marketing terminology, perceived value is what consumers think a product is worth to them. Outside factors like personal memories or associations, celebrity endorsements, resemblance to a higher co...

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Case Study: Jamming Out

Mar 11, 2021

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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Using Customer Profiles to Find the Perfect Promo Products

Mar 03, 2021

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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5 Military Themed Promotional Products

Feb 24, 2021

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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6 Mood-Boosting Promo Products to Beat the Winter Blues

Feb 17, 2021

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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Case Study: Wave Hello to Promotions

Feb 10, 2021

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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Must-Have Promotional Products for the Real Estate Industry

Feb 03, 2021

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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It's Party Thyme: 7 Products for Plant Lovers

Jan 27, 2021

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

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How to be an Empathetic Leader and Still Get the Job Done

Jan 20, 2021

Empathy is the ability to feel the same emotions felt by someone else. This trait allows you to feel pain for a friend whose going through a divorce, or excitement for a sister who was recently propos...

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5 Promo Products for People Who Love to Plan

Jan 13, 2021

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: Financial Industry

Jan 05, 2021

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: Bake in Business

Dec 29, 2020

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

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8 Promotional Products to Win Game Day

Dec 22, 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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Case Study: Keep it Cooler

Dec 15, 2020

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

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Case Study: This Event Needs More Cowbell

Dec 08, 2020

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

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How Promo Products Can Tell Your Brand's Story

Nov 30, 2020

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

Nov 23, 2020

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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7 Ways to Instantly Make Your Website More User-Friendly

Nov 16, 2020

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

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

Nov 08, 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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Case Study: Pull Up a Chair and Stay Awhile

Nov 01, 2020

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

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5 Phone Accessories to Help You Get a Grip

Oct 25, 2020

It’s pretty safe to say that cell phones are a ubiquitous part of everyday life. In any room with more than a few people in it, you’re likely to find a few phone screens lighting up in som...

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16 Ways Color Affects Your Branding and Marketing

Oct 18, 2020

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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The Value of Custom Packaging

Oct 10, 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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5 Healthy Tips for Business Trips

Oct 03, 2020

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

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Relax and Unwind With These 10 Promo Products

Sep 26, 2020

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: Computer Repair At Your Fuzzy Fingertips

Sep 19, 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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Branding 101: Let’s Talk Logos

Sep 11, 2020

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: Health & Wellness Spas

Sep 04, 2020

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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Case Study: Bear With Us

Aug 28, 2020

Description: Plush Big Paw Bear with Shirt Industry: Financial Services / Banking What it was purchased for: A bank chain needed a product for tellers to hand out to new account members. How it was...

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Case Study: Bringing Back the Fanny Pack

Aug 20, 2020

Market: Entertainment Product Use: Gift With Purchase Promotion: A major theme park chose the Safeguard Security Waist Belt as a gift with purchase for customers who bought season passes. The wais...

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How to Manage the Workload of a Leader

Aug 13, 2020

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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Case Study: Keeping it All Together

Aug 06, 2020

Objective: An insurance company wanted to send new customers home with a special gift and a way to keep their new insurance policy documentation organized. Product: Insurance Document Pouch & Full ...

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Case Study: Do the Wave

Jul 29, 2020

Market: School Objective: 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 sch...

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Customer Experience + Branding: The Relationship Goals of Marketing

Jul 22, 2020

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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3 Things Every Busy Professional Needs

Jul 15, 2020

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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Case Study: Attract New Customers

Jul 08, 2020

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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7 Retro Products That Will Turn Back Time

Jul 01, 2020

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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6 Retro Products That Are a Blast From the Past

Jun 23, 2020

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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Case Study: Real Modern Recognition

Jun 16, 2020

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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