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Case Study: Real Modern Recognition

4 days ago

Market: FinanceProduct Use: Employee RecognitionPromotion: A wealth management firm selected the Samsonite Executive Computer Backpack as an employee recognition gift. At the company’s year-en...

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How to Reduce Stress on the Job

Jul 01

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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10 Luxurious Products for Your VIP Customers

Jun 24

Most people crave the feeling of class, power, and status that comes with enjoying luxury products. Those who claim they don’t, just haven't gotten a chance to experience it for free. So, what b...

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Top 10 Promotional Products for the Health and Wellness Industry

Jun 16

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 p...

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Corporate Social Responsibility and the Beauty of Giving Back

Jun 09

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&rs...

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Your Graphic & Web Design Cheat Sheet

Jun 02

The world of graphic and web design is complicated and there is a lot of terminology out there to learn. To help you out, we’ve put together a cheat sheet with answers to some of the top graphic...

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6 Fun Products for Keeping Kids Occupied at Home

May 26

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: This Promotional Product is in the Bag

May 19

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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7 Promotional Products for When You’re Feeling Lucky

May 12

Whether you’re a casino looking for new ways to entice players to visit or you’re putting together a casino themed event, there are plenty of promotional products for you! Add your logo an...

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Your Guide to Promo Hats

May 05

A hat is a hat, right? With so many different styles available, it’s easy to get confused. With this quick guide to promotional headwear, you’ll learn the differences between the various s...

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Cook Up a Storm With These 5 Promotional Products

Apr 28

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: Lunchtime Loot

Apr 20

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 Things You Need on Your Desk

Apr 13

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

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5 Tips for Boosting Social Media Engagement

Apr 06

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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A Quick Guide to Promotional Bags

Mar 29

Whether you’re at a tradeshow, school, office, or even the grocery store, chances are that you’re going to see a promotional bag. Bags are one of the most ubiquitous promotional products &...

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10 Promotional Products for Healthy Living

Mar 22

We all strive to be our best selves, but sometimes it’s easier said than done. We can all make excuses to make unhealthy choices. Your niece has a birthday and it would seem rude to turn down th...

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5 Ways to Boost Employee Morale

Mar 15

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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Case Study: Financial Industry

Mar 08

  Products Javalina® Classic Pen   Industry Financial   Application Direct Mail   A local bank wanted to increase awareness of its low mortgage rates and decided to d...

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7 Ways to Take Advantage of Your Lunch Break

Feb 29

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

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Case Study: The Weather is Snow Joke

Feb 22

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: Do the Wave

Feb 15

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

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10 Promo Products for Auto-Lovers

Feb 08

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

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5 Invaluable Marketing Books to Help Grow Your Brand

Jan 31

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: Improve Sales and Traffic

Jan 24

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 need...

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Case Study: Keeping it All Together

Jan 17

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 &...

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6 Products to Include in Every Holiday Gift Basket

Jan 10

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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5 Fail-Proof Ideas for Your Business Instagram

Jan 02

What generates over 95 million photos and videos each day, 4.2 billion likes daily and has 700 million active users? You guessed it – Instagram. This photo and video sharing social platform have...

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7 Fitness Promotional Products to Help You Stay in Shape

Dec 26, 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 physical f...

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Case Study: It’s a Date!

Dec 19, 2019

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

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How to Put Together an Onboarding Kit

Dec 12, 2019

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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25 Insane Facts About Promotional Products

Dec 04, 2019

You don’t have to work in the field of promotional products to notice the impact they can have on any organization’s marketing efforts. As the most effective medium of advertising across a...

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Customer Experience + Branding: The Relationship Goals of Marketing

Nov 27, 2019

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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How to Manage the Workload of a Leader

Nov 20, 2019

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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7 Camping Promotional Products for the Great Outdoors

Nov 13, 2019

  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 gr...

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Case Study: A Hole in One Promotion

Nov 06, 2019

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

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

Oct 30, 2019

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

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8 Corporate Gifts for Your Employees

Oct 22, 2019

The employees are the backbone of every company. And when your employees have been working hard all year to bring in tremendous results, nothing conveys your appreciation more than a corporate gift. A...

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Case Study: An Icy Cool Promotion

Oct 15, 2019

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 a dozen ...

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Case Study: A Flavorful Promotion

Oct 08, 2019

  A Flavorful Promotion Boosts This Credit Union’s Popularity   Organization: Credit Union Product Featured: Lip Balm Goal of Promotion: Generate New Loans Description of Case Hi...

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6 Tradeshow Staples That are Made in the USA

Oct 01, 2019

Tradeshows offer important opportunities for your company to connect with customers and prospects face-to-face and make lasting impressions. Make sure you’re prepared with the proper supplies to...

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

Sep 23, 2019

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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Case Study: It Takes a Village

Sep 16, 2019

 Objective A village needed an easy way to let residents know when there were issues with their water meters. They wanted a faster method of communication than mailing letters, and somethin...

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Win Big With These Promotional Products for Sports Lovers

Sep 09, 2019

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

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Case Study: Brighten Their Day

Sep 02, 2019

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 wil...

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6 Promotional Products to Fit Your Budget

Aug 25, 2019

Branding: it’s something that every company needs but there can be a common misconception that you need a large budget to get started. That’s not the case! Branding and promoting your comp...

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5 Environmentally-Friendly Promotional Products

Aug 18, 2019

How about that Earth, huh? She sure is something. Fortunately, there are plenty of people in the promotional products industry that feel the same way. In fact, we can offer you thousands of products t...

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Case Study: Sharper Students

Aug 11, 2019

Description: Pencil Sharpener Industry: Construction What it was purchased for: A shipyard in a major city harbor has advocates who go out to local schools to promote shipbuilding. These advoca...

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Case Study: Boosting Trade Show Booth Traffic

Aug 04, 2019

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

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Case Study: Raise Your Glass

Jul 28, 2019

The NY Yankees wanted to create special commemorative bottles to celebrate Derek Jeter’s accomplishments at Yankee Stadium. They chose 150 magnum-sized (1.5L) bottles with a special logo and Jet...

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7 Promotional Products For Those On the Go

Jul 21, 2019

According to a 2016 AAA Foundation report, American drivers spend an average of more than 17,600 minutes behind the wheel each year. Now, imagine that someone is looking at products with your logo for...

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Top 8 Promotional Products for Real Estate Professionals

Jul 14, 2019

If you work in real estate, you know that your field generates billions of dollars in revenue per year in residential, commercial and industrial sectors. And you could pocket a good amount of that yie...

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

Jul 07, 2019

  We’ve all been stuck in the same rut while trying to come up with some original ideas to appeal to customers. Are you in need of some extra product inspiration? If so, here’s a lit...

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Why You Should Be Having More Fun at Work

Jun 01, 2019

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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What Millennials Want (And How to Work With Them)

May 25, 2019

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

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How to Gain Inspiration in 5 Minutes

May 18, 2019

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

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8 Promo Products That Will Have You Ready For Spring

May 11, 2019

Here comes the sun! With spring in full swing, it’s time to shake off the cold and embrace these colorful products that will be sure to brighten your day. Garden Kit Test your green thumb wi...

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

May 03, 2019

Technology advances exponentially. By the time you finish reading this article, you might be actually be reading it in some virtual reality café where Elvis is serving you a strawberry daiquiri...

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

Apr 26, 2019

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

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O Canada! 6 Promotional Products Made in Canada

Apr 19, 2019

From sea to sea, Canada is a large and beautiful country that produces a wide range of products. There are so many Canadian-made products to choose from, but we worked hard to narrow it down to a shor...

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30 Quotes That Will Motivate You to Succeed

Apr 11, 2019

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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8 Dental Products That Will Make You Smile

Apr 04, 2019

Promotional products are great for handing out after patient visits, at conferences and events, or to have available in your reception area. Here are our 8 favorite dental promotional products that he...

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8 Promotional Products to Win Game Day

Mar 28, 2019

From Friday night lights, Saturday morning tailgating, to Sunday watch parties, show support for your team with some promotional products for the win! Touchscreen Gloves Add your logo to these tou...

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Case Study: Charity Fundraiser

Mar 21, 2019

The organizer of a charity fundraiser wanted to add an element of fun and excitement to their door prize giveaways. As each guest arrived, they were given a Mardi Gras Jubilee pen and instructions to ...

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8 Promo Products That Will Kick Start Your Goals

Mar 14, 2019

We all want to live healthier, sleep deeper, and work better. These motivational promotional products will help kickstart goals and increase your brand visibility! Exercise Band Let's get physical...

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

Mar 07, 2019

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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6 On-the-Go Products for Travelers

Feb 27, 2019

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

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5 Military Themed Promotional Products

Feb 20, 2019

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 High-Tech Promotional Products

Feb 13, 2019

It seems like there are new cutting-edge gadgets coming to market every day.  It’s getting hard to keep up with what is really going to make your life easier and what’s just hype. We&...

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5 Everyday Carry Pieces That Are Perfect for Your Customers' Pockets

Feb 05, 2019

  Practitioners of everyday carry (also known as EDC) are on a constant quest to find the perfect products to fill their pockets. Search #EDC or #everydaycarry on Instagram and you’ll find...

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7 Sources to Boost Your Creativity

Feb 05, 2019

Feeling stumped? Uninspired? Fresh out of ideas? Thanks to the wonderful gift that is the World Wide Web, creative inspiration is just a few clicks away. These are some of our favorite sources to get ...

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7 Financial Products That Are a Great Investment

Jun 29, 2019

Finance-themed promotional products are a great marketing investment and help increase brand awareness and customer loyalty. These 7 products can be used as financial seminar gifts, banking giveaways,...

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

Jun 22, 2019

Fewer Tricks and More Treats: Halloween Safety Lanyard Organization Insurance Company Product Featured Reflective Lanyard Goal of Promotion Promoting safety on Halloween Description of Case H...

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Graphic Design Terms Everyone Should Know

Jun 15, 2019

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

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Case Study: What Does Your Phone Stand For?

Jun 08, 2019

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

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