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Case Study: A Wedded Keepsake

4 days ago

Item: JAFFA® Scalloped Edge Vase Purpose: Gift vase for use during wedding ceremonies Audience: Engaged couples A church wanted an elegant and useful gift for couples who chose their venue f...

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Case Study: Keep it Sweet

Jun 13

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 Appreci...

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How One Hour Can Determine Your Success

Jun 05

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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Know Your Shades: 4 Types of Iconic Sunglasses

May 29

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

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7 Retro Products That Will Turn Back Time

May 22

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 seve...

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Case Study: Rock out on the Run

May 15

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 ...

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5 Promo Products for People Who Love to Plan

May 08

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 es...

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4 Fantastic Promos for Senior Citizens

May 01

Did you know that by 2060, there will be an estimated 98 million people in the United States who are 65 or older? With the generational divide between Millennials and Gen Zers taking up a lot of co...

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How to Protect Your Business From Hackers

Apr 23

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 invaluab...

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Reel Them in With These 5 Cinematic Promo Products

Apr 16

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 publ...

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

Apr 09

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 ...

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Top 10 Promotional Products for the Health and Wellness Industry

Apr 02

Now, more than ever before, people are focused on enriching their lives with healthy habits and wellbeing practices. In fact, the health & wellness industry has seen exponential growths over the pa...

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Case Study: Promo'd to a Tee

Mar 26

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: Recycle, Reuse, Read a Book!

Mar 19

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 studen...

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Puptastic Promo!

Mar 11

Puptastic Promo! Looking for some puptastic promo? Put two paws up for you have found it! This promo is sure to please, and definitely deserves a treat! Frisbee Pet Bandana Pooch P...

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5 Toys for the Kid at Heart

Mar 04

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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What are your awards telling your sales team?

Feb 29

What are your awards telling your sales team? We all know economic pressures are everywhere, the need to cut costs and maximize efficiency are real but when making decisions about where to cut, ma...

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Graphic Design Terms Everyone Should Know

Feb 26

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 yo...

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6 Paw-some Promos for Pets and Vets

Feb 19

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: I Was Framed!

Feb 11

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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Case Study: Yes, We Can!

Feb 03

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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6 Perfect Gifts to Celebrate Your Employees

Jan 27

Nothing helps morale more at your company than an employee recognition program! Whether it's quarterly, end-of-the-year, or just because, we have something for every budget! Say goodbye to pizza pa...

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7 Promotional Products Perfect for Weddings

Jan 20

Adding names, monograms, or wedding dates to wedding favors is a great way to increase the wow-factor of any event. After everyone leaves the reception, these personalized gifts are there to help t...

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5 Office Toys That Will Bring Your Brand Joy

Jan 12

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...

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Your Guide to Decoration Methods: Part 1

Jan 05

How do you decide which type of decorating method to use when so many possibilities are available for customized apparel and products? Each decorating choice has various advantages. In this blog, w...

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Win Big With These Promotional Products for Sports Lovers

Dec 28, 2023

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 product...

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Case Study: Insuring Happy Employees

Dec 21, 2023

Item: JAFFA® Round Zinc Coaster Purpose: End of year gifts for employees Audience: Insurance firm employees An insurance firm had a particularly prosperous year and wanted to give employees ...

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6 Books That Every Business Owner Should Read

Dec 13, 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...

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Driving Home Promo! 10 Products for the Automotive Industry

Dec 06, 2023

Did you know that Americans, on average, spend about 18 days a year in their cars? It's true! Whether you're sourcing promo items for an auto repair shop, a car dealership, or even auto supply stor...

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5 Ways to Boost Employee Morale

Nov 29, 2023

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 ...

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Case Study: Fun in the Sun

Nov 21, 2023

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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12 Perfect Pediatric Products for Babies

Nov 14, 2023

Oh, babies! What a joy to welcome. Bringing a new baby into the world is so exciting (but also stressful and frequently sleepless). New parents know that there’s a lot to procure and prepare ...

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Case Study: These Calendars Aren't Week

Nov 06, 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: Computer Repair At Your Fuzzy Fingertips

Oct 30, 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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8 Items for Restaurant Promos that Sizzle

Oct 22, 2023

Have you heard the word? Indoor dining is back, baby! For restaurants, bars, cafes, and more looking to spread the good news that they're fully operational again, promotional products are a great ...

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Lead a Healthier Lifestyle With These 6 Promotional Products

Oct 15, 2023

Eating healthy. Weight management. Working out five times a week. There are many health-related resolutions we set at the beginning of a new year. But, do we follow through with them? Many times, t...

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Weather-Proof Promo!

Oct 08, 2023

The weather outside is frightful, but the (weather-proof promotional products) are sooo delightful! No matter your climate or weather patterns, I’ve found some excellent promotional items tha...

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10 Tee-Rific Golf Promo Products

Sep 30, 2023

Whether you're hitting the golf green for an event or you manage your own green - these are the perfect golf promo gifts for your coworkers, golf green staff, and more! 1. Golf Bag 2. First Ai...

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6 Wedding Promotional Products to Celebrate

Sep 23, 2023

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 Ab...

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5 Best Promo Products for the Healthcare Industry

Sep 15, 2023

How often have you gone to a dentist for your first visit and gotten a goody bag with pamphlets, a pen, and a promotional toothbrush? Healthcare, as a whole, is one of the top industries buying pro...

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8 Wearables to Cozy Down In!

Sep 08, 2023

There is a chill in the air, the leaves change colors, and pumpkins are gracing doorsteps - you know what that means! It's time to gear up for fall and winter and outfit your team and clients with ...

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Case Study: Calendar Puns are Week

Sep 01, 2023

Objective: A real estate agent wanted a useful promotional item to boost her personal branding and promote her services while staying top of mind all year round. Product: Desk Calendar with 4-Co...

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Case Study: Financial Industry

Aug 24, 2023

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 mailin...

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Top 10 Promotional Product Ideas for the Construction Industry

Aug 17, 2023

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 p...

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Case Study: You've Got the Power

Aug 09, 2023

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. ...

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Case Study: Write to Paradise!

Aug 02, 2023

A 5 Star Resort wanted to ensure its guests received the best experience. To encourage feedback on services provided, guests were offered a coupon for use at their next visit in return for com...

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You Need More Cowbell

Jul 26, 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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12 Coolest Squeeze Products to Relieve Your Stress

Jul 18, 2023

Admit it, when you get a goodie bag full of promotional products, or you see a booth at a trade show - you immediately gravitate towards the stress relievers. Stress relievers have evolved well bey...

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

Jul 11, 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...

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Case Study: A Getaway Promotion

Jul 04, 2023

A resort wanted to make sure guests felt safe as they reopened after COVID-19 stay-at-home orders were lifted. At check-in, they chose to provide each guest with a Fold-Up Cinch Corner Tote to ke...

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4 Awesome Mindfulness Apps to Help You Be Your Best Self

Jun 26, 2023

Mindfulness. That's been a big buzzword recently. It means being mindful to take care of yourself, both physically and mentally – especially mentally. Recently, and especially with the...

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Case Study: Happy to Hang Around

Jun 19, 2023

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 appo...

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Case Study: Bringing Back the Fanny Pack

Jun 12, 2023

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 w...

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

Jun 04, 2023

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. ...

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Customer Experience + Branding: The Relationship Goals of Marketing

May 28, 2023

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 di...

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9 Promotional Products for Tech Wizards

May 21, 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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Say Cheese!

May 14, 2023

Can’t get enough of this milk-based product we call cheese? Whether it’s presented on a charcuterie board or straight off the wheel, cheese is a delectable treat for us all (as long as ...

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

May 06, 2023

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

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Case Study: Sometimes You Just Need to Vent

Apr 29, 2023

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 b...

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Everything You Need to Know About Flash Drives

Apr 22, 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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Leading the Workplace: How to Develop Your Leadership Skills

Apr 14, 2023

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 ...

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6 Products to Grow Your Business!

Apr 07, 2023

People love plants! They live in our offices and our homes and whether you have a large flourishing garden or fake plants because you can't even keep a cactus alive, there's a plant-themed promo fo...

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Case Study: Create Your Own Reality

Mar 31, 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...

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Satisfy Your Customers’ Cravings With These 6 Sweet Treats

Mar 24, 2023

Chocolate and candy can make everyone smile! From fudge and chocolate-covered almonds to saltwater taffy and sour gummies, there are thousands of options for you to send to customers! Here are 6 o...

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8 Graphic Design Mistakes to Avoid

Mar 17, 2023

From social media graphics and website layouts to creating a cohesive grouping of promotional products, there are plenty of opportunities to flex your creative muscles and grow your business at the...

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Case Study: This Promotional Product is in the Bag

Mar 09, 2023

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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Sustainability & Environmental Responsibility: Why it Matters

Mar 02, 2023

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...

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9 Useful Apps for Sales & Marketing Professionals

Feb 23, 2023

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...

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A Quick Guide to Promotional Bags

Feb 16, 2023

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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Case Study: YUKON 17 oz. Double Wall Party Cup for the Sustainability Win

Feb 09, 2023

Surf-inspired activewear brands like ROXY® are stoked with our YUKON design—fondly known as The Party Cup™. It’s double-wall insulated, so it keeps refreshments cool on the ...

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6 Warm Apparel Products for the Cold Weather

Feb 02, 2023

When the temperature drops, it’s time for people to put on their jackets, fleeces, and other cold-weather apparel. Offering customers or employees promotional products that will keep them war...

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Case Study: A

Jan 26, 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 ou...

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8 Promo Products That Will Kick Start Your Goals

Jan 19, 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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6 Retro Products That Are a Blast From the Past

Jan 12, 2023

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 busi...

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Case Study: Pull Up a Chair and Stay Awhile

Jan 04, 2023

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 doll...

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10 Must-Have Tech Products and Accessories

Dec 28, 2022

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 wea...

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4 Ways to Improve Communication

Dec 20, 2022

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...

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Case Study: Improve Sales and Traffic

Dec 13, 2022

A hotel wanted to promote its amenities to guests in a personable, yet non-intrusive manner. The goal was to encourage guests to utilize hotel amenities instead of going off-site to fulfill their n...

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Wooing Discerning Celebs with the CARSON Double Wall Bolero Tumbler

Dec 05, 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 li...

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Check Up On Your Hospital Essentials: 6 Promo Products For Hospitals

Nov 28, 2022

Hospitals are an essential part of our communities! From providing emergency services to someone who isn't feeling well or injured to providing services such as nutrition education, researching ill...

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Sweet Dreams Are Made of Cheese: Products for Charcuterie Lovers

Nov 20, 2022

What’s more impressive than an expertly crafted charcuterie board? Fancy cured meats, artisanal cheeses, crackers, nuts, fruits… our mouths are watering just thinking about it. For all...

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Case Study: College Fair Giveaway

Nov 13, 2022

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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Ready for Adventure: First Aid & Emergency Kits

Nov 05, 2022

We know how important it is to stay prepared for the unexpected. Whether your car breaks down or you're caught in a storm, emergency kits are essential tools to have on hand. Keep your clients or y...

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Case Study: I've Got You Covered

Oct 29, 2022

Description: Chenille Blanket Industry: Health Care / Pharmaceutical What it was purchased for: A local hospital needed blankets to hand out to children who were currently patients that they coul...

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Case Study: Thank You for Spooning

Oct 21, 2022

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

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Case Study: A Hole in One Promotion

Oct 14, 2022

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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How to Reduce Stress on the Job

Oct 06, 2022

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 bi...

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6 On-the-Go Products for Travelers

Sep 29, 2022

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

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Case Study: A Spoon-taneous Promotion

Sep 22, 2022

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

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Case Study: Zip It Up

Sep 15, 2022

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 ...

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

Sep 07, 2022

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 unif...

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Drink It In: 6 Drinkware Products to Quench Your Thirst

Aug 31, 2022

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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10 Tweetable Quotes for Motivation

Aug 23, 2022

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. ...

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Food Gifts for All Seasons

Aug 16, 2022

Whether for birthdays, holidays, or milestone events like anniversaries or weddings, giving the perfect gift can be tricky. Sending gifts to clients is an easy way to foster a stronger relationship...

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Case Study: Wave Hello to Recognition

Aug 09, 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 tr...

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How to Juggle Work and Life Balance Like a Boss

Aug 01, 2022

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, ...

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Get in Gear With These Automotive Promo Products

Jul 25, 2022

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 ...

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Case Study: Do a Double Take

Jul 18, 2022

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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6 Promo Products for the Great Outdoors

Jul 10, 2022

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 ...

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Case Study: Piece of Cake

Jul 03, 2022

Objective: A bakery owner had built solid connections with other service providers within their local event industry, but they were looking to grow their business within the wedding market. Produc...

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Mask Mania!

Jun 25, 2022

It’s safe to say that the humble face mask is one of 2020’s most popular products, and it isn’t difficult to figure out why. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Centers for Disease ...

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4 Products to Help Save the Rainforests

Jun 18, 2022

Did you know that a new animal species is discovered in the Amazon Rainforest every two days? From pink dolphins to black caimans to jaguars and tiny frogs, the rainforest is home to some of the wo...

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Case Study: Take a Map!

Jun 11, 2022

Objective: A university wanted a practical handout to give to prospective students, alumni, and other campus visitors. The handout was intended for first-time visitors and those who hadn't been o...

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6 Purr-fect Promo Products for Cat Lovers

Jun 04, 2022

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 p...

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

May 27, 2022

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

May 20, 2022

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 ...

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Top 5 Promo Products for 5Ks and Marathons

May 13, 2022

Hosting your next 5K? Running out of ideas for what to giveaway at your next marathon? If so, check out these great promotional products. These items are proven to get people talking and will make ...

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How to Make Rush Orders Less Stressful

May 05, 2022

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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Case Study: A Prom Ticket Keepsake

Apr 28, 2022

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

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5 Easy Ways to Achieve a Positive Outlook

Apr 20, 2022

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 pra...

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

Apr 13, 2022

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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Top 3 Color Trends for 2022

Apr 05, 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-t...

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Case Study: Getting Bent out of Shape for More Business

Mar 29, 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...

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7 Promotional Products For Those On the Go

Mar 21, 2022

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: The Write Way

Mar 14, 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...

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

Mar 06, 2022

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

Feb 27, 2022

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 ...

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3 Things Every Busy Professional Needs

Feb 20, 2022

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 professio...

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Case Study: Look, Ma, No Hands!

Feb 12, 2022

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 bud...

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Take it To-Go: 8 Restaurant Takeout Essentials

Jan 29, 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 ...

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5 Phone Accessories to Help You Get a Grip

Jan 22, 2022

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 ...

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Case Study: The Weather is Snow Joke

Jan 14, 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. ...

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Case Study: Fresh Mesh Promotions

Jan 07, 2022

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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Case Study: The Big Picture

Dec 30, 2021

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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5 Tips for Boosting Social Media Engagement

Dec 23, 2021

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 ar...

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Case Study: Keeping Colds at Bay, One Spritz at a Time

Dec 16, 2021

Keeping Colds at Bay, One Spritz at a Time Organization High School Product Featured Spray Hand Sanitizer Goal of Promotion To promote good health for the winter season Description of Cas...

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5 Fail-Proof Ideas for Your Business Instagram

Dec 08, 2021

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 h...

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6 Products to Take to Your Next Family Picnic

Dec 01, 2021

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. ...

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Beyond PPE: 6 Feel-Good Promo Products for Hospitals

Nov 24, 2021

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 be...

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Case Study: Practice Putting

Nov 17, 2021

2 Ball Pillow Pack – Titleist® TruFeel for Non-Profit Event When a non-profit had to cancel their annual fundraising dinner due to Coronavirus, a golf course donated their clubhouse pati...

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Braving Campground Antics with the SAHARA Sports Bottle

Nov 10, 2021

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 fre...

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

Nov 03, 2021

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 daiqu...

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5 Promotional Products that Give Back

Oct 26, 2021

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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Case Study: Have a Seat

Oct 19, 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 affor...

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Your Guide to Promotional Shirts

Oct 12, 2021

If you've ever run a 5k or attended a basketball game, chances are you've got a promotional shirt in your drawers somewhere. According to PPAI's 2019 Consumer Study, wearables are the #1 most popul...

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Case Study: Spec-Tacular Promotions

Oct 05, 2021

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 e...

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6 Promotional Products That Put the “Fun” in Fundraiser

Sep 28, 2021

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 charitabl...

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A Lunch That Packs a Punch

Sep 20, 2021

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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Case Study: Safety First

Sep 13, 2021

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

Sep 06, 2021

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...

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16 Ways Color Affects Your Branding and Marketing

Aug 30, 2021

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 adva...

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Case Study: Don't Bottle It Up

Aug 23, 2021

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

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Case Study: Plastics Make it Possible

Aug 16, 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...

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The Secrets to Attracting Ideal Customers

Aug 08, 2021

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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Case Study: Adventure Awaits

Aug 01, 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 lifes...

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5 Simple Tips to Organize and Run Effective Meetings

Jul 25, 2021

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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5 Promotional Products for Firemen and Fire Departments

Jul 17, 2021

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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Swing, Batter! The Best MLB Promotions

Jul 10, 2021

Looking beyond the peanuts and Cracker Jacks, there are some creative new promotions heading to major league baseball stadiums this season! The tradition of these MLB giveaways dates all the way b...

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8 Promotional Products to Win Game Day

Jul 03, 2021

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 ...

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Case Study: Jot It Down

Jun 25, 2021

Description: Mini Flip Pad Jotter Industry: Financial What it was purchased for: An investment firm wanted to promote their new financial blog to their existing customers with a memorable branded...

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Case Study: Keep Warm Buddy Set

Jun 18, 2021

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...

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6 Morning Routine Products That Will Wake Anyone Up

Jun 11, 2021

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...

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Why You Need Promotional Products

Jun 04, 2021

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 adv...

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Case Study: Make a Spectacle

May 28, 2021

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...

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6 Hot Sauces Sure to Blow Your Socks Off

May 20, 2021

Finding a new, good hot sauce nowadays is almost like when Indiana Jones triumphantly grabs the idol at the beginning of Raiders of the Lost Ark. It may have taken you traversing through the aisles...

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Product Safety: What You Need to Know

May 13, 2021

No matter what they’re purchasing, no one wants their products to be unsafe – it’s a no-brainer! In the United States, there are several different product safety regulations that ...

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8 Elegant & Engravable Promotional Products

May 05, 2021

The promotional products industry has become so successful for one reason: people like free stuff. It’s true! So, how do you know which of the millions of products you want to be associated w...

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Case Study: It’s a Date!

Apr 28, 2021

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 tha...

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6 Products for the Aspiring Home Chef

Apr 21, 2021

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: Paw-se and Appreciate the Little Things

Apr 14, 2021

Description: Big Paw Bear Industry: Health Care / Pharmaceutical What it was purchased for: A senior living community was looking for holiday gifts for their residents. How it was distributed: W...

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Case Study: Attract New Customers

Apr 06, 2021

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 clu...

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7 Promo Products That Will Get the Party Started

Mar 30, 2021

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...

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Case Study: Lunchtime Loot

Mar 23, 2021

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 cho...

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Case Study: Work it Out!

Mar 16, 2021

A nationwide insurance company shifted their employees out of their field offices to at-home workspaces due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Their HR team was tasked with providing a team appreciation ...

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

Mar 09, 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 produc...

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

Mar 02, 2021

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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6 Promotional Products for Religious Institutions

Feb 22, 2021

Religion and spirituality are shared experiences that bring communities together, and promotional products are a great way to help get your message to those who want to hear it. Whether you’r...

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Case Study: Pillow Box

Feb 15, 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. P...

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Case Study: Beach Balls? Bingo!

Feb 08, 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 i...

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Case Study: An Icy Cool Promotion

Feb 01, 2021

Description: 16 Oz. Swiggy Stainless Steel Bottle Industry: Non-Profit What it was purchased for: The item was purchased for a youth camping trip. The bottles were meant to hold the water for...

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Case Study: Shop 'til You Drop

Jan 25, 2021

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...

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Products and Tips to Boost Your Work From Home Productivity

Jan 18, 2021

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

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Why logo masks are better than baseball caps

Sep 25, 2020

Logo masks are the new hat! I was born a dark haired pale skinned kid from Irish heritage. Let me tell you that a hat has always been part of my wardrobe. Me and a 50 watt lightbulb can get a...

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How to do better at trade shows and conferences part 2

Feb 11, 2020

How to do better at trade shows and conferences part 2 Part 2: Up your game! In part one of this series, I covered that we hate trade shows because they are time consuming, costly and dif...

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7 Fitness Promotional Products to Help You Stay in Shape

Oct 03, 2019

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 physica...

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Kevin Flynn talks fundraising and giving back on Promocares Radio

Sep 15, 2019

From Promocares- Take a ground floor listen to the roller-coaster ride that was a Promotional Products distributor taking the reins of an once in a lifetime charity event that raised nearly $850,00...

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Why spending and extra $5,000 on your new logo is a great idea

Apr 03, 2019

Why spending and extra $5,000 on your new logo is a great idea Two decades or so ago, a printer friend of mine brought me a project for a client that included promotional products. This was...

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Why invest the time in relationships?

Aug 28, 2019

A recent Friday at 5pm I am ready to shutdown for the night when I receive an email requiring my attention. The situation: The email was from a client I knew was in the process of new bra...

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Reaching the Unreachable

Feb 14, 2018

Be honest, did I hook you with the picture? We ask clients all the time, "How do you reach your audience? Connect people with your message? Reinforce your marketing?" Typically we have a hard ti...

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Why a Promotional Visor for the Australian Open Is Getting a Lot of Attention

Jan 31, 2018

Ever single day, Promotional Products are around us. From the time we wake up and grab the first coffee, tea or water, there is a logo. The power of promotional products is all around. Here is a...

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Kevin Flynn our Director of Sales talks about PPAI

Jan 26, 2018

January 26th, 2018 Industry trade associations are available in almost every industry. Why being a PPAI Member benefits our clients. Today, Kevin Flynn, Director of sales at TBK Promoti...

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How well do you know brand types?

Feb 28, 2017

How Well Do You Know These Brand Types? Part 2 A brand is a name, term, sign, symbol or design, or a combination of these, that is intended to identify the goods and services of one organization, ...

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Trump's Trade Plans Could Hurt Apparel Sector Most

Feb 16, 2017

From PromoMarketing 15FEB17 By Hannah Abrams In light of President Donald Trump’s “America First” trade plan, industry analysts are predicting the retail and apparel ind...

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Previous Blog Posts

Feb 03, 2017

Posted on November 4,, 2016 by tbkkevin I work for a small business, by all definitions it’s small. Having grown in up in this same small business, I have an appreciation for wh...

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