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A Quick Guide to Promotional Bags

Jun 12

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 product...

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6 Books That Every Business Owner Should Read

Jun 05

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...

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Cultivating Local Commerce: Farmer’s Market Promo

May 28

There’s nothing like stepping foot on a crisp, open field on a Saturday morning with a tote in hand, searching for the latest in local commodities. Farmers’ markets are vibrant hubs of ...

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The Best Promotional Products for Sports Fanatics

May 21

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 wear...

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Case Study: Resort Incentive Yields Oceans of Opportunity

May 14

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 guest...

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Case Study: Fun in the Sun

May 07

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 d...

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Case Study: A Comforting Friend

Apr 30

This ambulance service is very active in its local community. They use this plush Saint Bernard for children faced with the trauma of when an ambulance is needed. They consider their Saint Bernard ...

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Case Study: Fresh Mesh Promotions

Apr 22

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 presentatio...

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Wooing Discerning Celebs with the CARSON Double Wall Bolero Tumbler

Apr 15

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 li...

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30 Quotes That Will Motivate You to Succeed

Apr 08

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 succeedi...

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Case Study: Getting Bent out of Shape for More Business

Apr 01

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...

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Case Study: Wine for the Win

Mar 25

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...

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5 Promo Products to Make Your Office Safer for Employees

Mar 17

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 t...

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How One Hour Can Determine Your Success

Mar 10

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 ...

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Case Study: Save the Date, Save the Day

Mar 03

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 va...

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

Feb 25

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 ...

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6 Paw-some Promos for Pets and Vets

Feb 18

For vets, groomers, doggie daycares, and more, pet care is more than a hobby – it’s a lifestyle. While puppies don’t have any purchasing power, promoting your pet-centric busin...

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

Feb 10

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 pho...

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Case Study: Promo'd to a Tee

Feb 02

As part of a newly developed corporate social responsibility initiative, an insurance company instituted an annual “give back” day where employee groups volunteered in their communities...

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Case Study: What Does Your Phone Stand For?

Jan 26

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 ...

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Case Study: Too Hot to Jot

Jan 19

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 consiste...

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7 Ways to Instantly Make Your Website More User-Friendly

Jan 11

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 w...

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How to Work Smarter, Not Harder

Jan 04

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 sti...

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Branding 101: Let’s Talk Logos

Dec 27, 2023

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 elemen...

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Case Study: Back in Business

Dec 20, 2023

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 ...

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Case Study: Safety First

Dec 12, 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 bra...

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Case Study: Raise Your Glass!

Dec 05, 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...

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5 Promotional Products that Give Back

Nov 28, 2023

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 bac...

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9 Promotional Products for Tech Wizards

Nov 20, 2023

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’ dail...

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7 Promotional Products For Those On the Go

Nov 13, 2023

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 ...

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Case Study: A New Way to Do Cross-Promotions

Nov 05, 2023

Clever Meets Subtle: A New Way to Do Cross-Promotions Organization: Department Store Product Featured: Lanyard with Vinyl Pouch Goal of Promotion: Promoting Store Sales Description of Case ...

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Case Study: Computer Repair At Your Fuzzy Fingertips

Oct 29, 2023

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...

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Case Study: A StuPENdous Promotion

Oct 22, 2023

Description: Dart Pen Industry: Technology What it was purchased for: A data storage company wanted an item they could put on their company store website in which branches or divisions could purc...

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How Promo Products Can Make a Lasting Impression

Oct 14, 2023

How would you describe your company in 30 seconds? This common sales technique is known as an elevator pitch, and the goal is to captivate the attention of your potential clients and explain how ...

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Case Study: Good Deeds for Kids in Need

Oct 07, 2023

Item: Landscape Mesh Tote Purpose: Fundraising Gala gift bag Audience: Kids in Need Foundation supporters The Kids in Need Foundation Gala is one of the organization’s largest fundraisi...

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5 Promotional Products for Firemen and Fire Departments

Sep 29, 2023

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 wher...

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Promo to Keep Your Home Squeaky Clean!

Sep 22, 2023

Want to keep your clients’ homes fresh for the season? Here are the top items for a squeaky-clean home! Mini Duster Keep your household clean and dust free with this handheld duster! This i...

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Case Study: College Fair Giveaway

Sep 15, 2023

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 colle...

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

Sep 07, 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 prod...

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Case Study: I Was Framed!

Aug 31, 2023

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 planners wante...

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Bamboo: It's Not Just for Pandas!

Aug 24, 2023

What first comes to mind when you think of the phrase "made from sustainable materials"? Bamboo, of course! Bamboo, which is a type of grass (who knew!), is an incredible renewable and sustainable ...

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Return of the Events: 6 Products for Concerts and More

Aug 16, 2023

Live music is back! Venues are opening their doors, and artists are announcing tour dates again. After more than a year of few to no events for most places, bands, club promoters, venue owners, and...

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5 Simple Tips to Organize and Run Effective Meetings

Aug 09, 2023

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...

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Case Study: A Hole in One Promotion

Aug 01, 2023

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 receiv...

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Case Study: Where Has Your Pen Been?

Jul 25, 2023

Products Javalina Splash® Pen Industry Technology Application Contest An internet company created a branded website for a promotion called “Where has your pen been?&rdqu...

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Print's Not Dead: How Print Products Can Work for You

Jul 18, 2023

In the past decade, many businesses have moved away from print marketing to focus almost entirely on digital marketing. You may have even heard people say that print is dead. However, print media h...

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5 Invaluable Marketing Books to Help Grow Your Brand

Jul 10, 2023

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 res...

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These Promos Put the "Fun" in Fundraiser!

Jul 03, 2023

Between all the different sports, clubs, and extracurriculars at school, there are plenty of reasons to raise money! Whether you're looking to fund the football team's trip to a tournament, the dra...

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Don't Break the Bank: 6 Budget-Friendly Promo Products

Jun 26, 2023

The truth is out: buying promotional products for your customers doesn't have to break the bank! Plus, everyone likes getting presents - no matter how big or small. So we've chosen six promotional ...

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Hip Hip Hooray for Education!

Jun 18, 2023

Are you looking for a fun way to show off your school spirit? Whether you are at an elementary school, middle school, high school, or college, these promotional products are sure to be a big hit wi...

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6 Stuffed Animals to Cuddle Your Way to Happiness

Jun 11, 2023

Almost everyone had a favorite stuffed animal growing up. They were a friend that you confided your deepest secrets to, a friend that could keep you company when thunderstorms rolled through the ni...

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Advice for Getting the Most Out of a Business Trip

Jun 04, 2023

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 busine...

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Everything You Need to Know About Flash Drives

May 27, 2023

In today’s digital age, where everything is stored in the cloud, you may think that flash drives have gone the way of the floppy disc. But we’re here to tell you that these handy little...

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Case Study: The Techno Pup!

May 20, 2023

A software company creates attention at tradeshow events with custom plush animal mascot giveaways. This plush Leonberger Dog Mascot for the company as giveaways at trade shows and other marketing ...

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6 Products for the Aspiring Home Chef

May 12, 2023

Thanks to innovations like grocery delivery and ready-to-cook meal kits, people are cooking more at home. From the humble peanut butter and jelly sandwich to gourmet dishes and fancy cakes, it take...

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Case Study: Do a Double Take

May 05, 2023

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 F...

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

Apr 28, 2023

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 co...

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Give Your School Clubs a Boost With These Promotional Products

Apr 21, 2023

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 he...

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5 Unique Products for Healthcare

Apr 13, 2023

When you think about creating a fundraiser or give-back event involving healthcare, what kind of promo items come to mind? Today, I’ve found five unique healthcare promo products that are sur...

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Drink It In: 6 Drinkware Products to Quench Your Thirst

Apr 06, 2023

What better way to put your money where your mouth is than to add your logo to some stylish drinkware? We have six unique picks to inspire your next drinkware order! Moscow Mule Gift Set Cheers...

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6 Snap-Worthy Products for Every Photographer

Mar 30, 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 o...

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The Secrets to Attracting Ideal Customers

Mar 23, 2023

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 attract...

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How to Make Rush Orders Less Stressful

Mar 16, 2023

Whether you just found out you need products for an event soon, or someone forgot to place an order, sometimes rush orders just happen. And that’s okay! Getting your order in last minute does...

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8 Promo Products That Will Kick Start Your Goals

Mar 08, 2023

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 physi...

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Five Frugal Promotions for the Cost-Savvy Consumer

Mar 01, 2023

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

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Using Customer Profiles to Find the Perfect Promo Products

Feb 22, 2023

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 ...

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Case Study: These Calendars Aren't Week

Feb 15, 2023

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 ...

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Case Study: "Single Use" Pens for COVID-19

Feb 08, 2023

In response to the Coronavirus outbreak, a financial institution decided to provide single-use pens in all their locations and for drive thru banking. This idea was intended to help stop the spre...

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Case Study: The Big Picture

Feb 01, 2023

Description: Coupon Photo Folder Industry: Hospitality What it was purchased for: A restaurant was looking for a unique way to deliver custom printed coupons to their guests to attract more repea...

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Case Study: Yes, We Can!

Jan 25, 2023

Description: Kan-Tastic Industry: Food & Beverage What it was purchased for: Fast-food chain giveaway for college football night. How it was distributed: The vendor handed the Kan-Tastic out a...

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You Need More Cowbell

Jan 18, 2023

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 cho...

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6 Benefits of Customer Loyalty Programs

Jan 11, 2023

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 int...

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Case Study: Keep it Cooler

Jan 03, 2023

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 thei...

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No Fin Can Compare to These Shark Products

Dec 26, 2022

Sharks are some of the ocean's most beautiful creatures. With over 500 species and more being discovered, the world of sharks is absolutely fascinating, from the deep sea Greenland Shark which can ...

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6 Rootin’ Tootin’ Country Western Products

Dec 19, 2022

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 se...

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Your Product Decorating Questions Answered

Dec 12, 2022

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 t...

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

Dec 04, 2022

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

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Case Study: It's in the Bag

Nov 27, 2022

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 w...

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How Promo Products Can Tell Your Brand's Story

Nov 19, 2022

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 storyte...

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Case Study: This Promotional Product is in the Bag

Nov 12, 2022

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 desi...

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Case Study: Shine Bright

Nov 04, 2022

Description: Sunglasses and Sunglass Case Industry: Food & Beverage What it was purchased for: Summer is a big opportunity for coffee chains to sell frozen drinks. Part of an employee reward duri...

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5 Toys for the Kid at Heart

Oct 28, 2022

There's something special about receiving a toy that brings out the kid in all of us - whether you're 5 or 55! Adding a little childhood fun to your client's day will surely help them remember your...

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A Lunch That Packs a Punch

Oct 20, 2022

Description: 3 Section Lunch Container Industry: Healthcare What it was purchased for: A hospital was looking for a unique lunch packet for nurses, doctors, and anyone else employed at any of the...

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