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Case Study: I Was Framed!

4 days ago

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 wanted a...

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Case Study: Adventure Awaits

Jul 28

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

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Why You Need Promotional Products

Jul 21

In a world of ever-changing advertisement trends, there is one marketing solution that never grows old – promotional products. Studies show promotional products were ranked as the highest advert...

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8 Corporate Gifts for Your Employees

Jul 14

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: Shop 'til You Drop

Jul 06

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

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Ready for Adventure: First Aid & Emergency Kits

Jun 29

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 your...

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How to Put Together an Onboarding Kit

Jun 21

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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7 Financial Products That Are a Great Investment

Jun 14

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: Do the Wave

Jun 07

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

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Case Study: Wine for the Win

May 30

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

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Case Study: Too Hot to Jot

May 23

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

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Case Study: Take a Map!

May 15

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 on c...

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9 Promotional Products for Tech Wizards

May 08

Did you know that American consumers own, on average, at least three connected devices? Add your logo to these top tech accessories and your company will become a part of your customers’ daily l...

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

Apr 30

Whether you’re playing a team sport, working out, running a marathon, or going to the game, these promotional products are built to fit any active lifestyle! Add your logo to any of these pro...

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What Millennials Want (And How to Work With Them)

Apr 23

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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6 Calming Products for Skincare Lovers

Apr 15

The hottest beauty trend of the late 2010s among millennials and Gen Zers was the dewy, bare-faced, minimal makeup look. This “Glossier girl” revolution led to a resurgence in skincare as ...

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Case Study: A Prom Ticket Keepsake

Apr 08

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

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6 Promotional Products for Religious Institutions

Apr 01

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’re l...

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

Mar 25

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

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Case Study: Life of the Mardi

Mar 17

Market: Hospitality Objective: With their event scheduled close to Mardi Gras, event planners wanted to provide a themed goodie package for attendees with giveaways from event sponsors. They wanted...

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How to Reduce Stress on the Job

Mar 10

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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6 Things You Need on Your Desk

Mar 03

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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Top 10 Promotional Product Ideas for the Construction Industry

Feb 24

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

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Case Study: Spec-Tacular Promotions

Feb 16

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

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Why You Should Be Having More Fun at Work

Feb 09

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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6 Stuffed Animals to Cuddle Your Way to Happiness

Feb 02

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 night...

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The Best Apps For Organization

Jan 26

For many of us, keeping organized and productive seems to be the goal that haunts us throughout the year – especially in an increasingly digital age where social media, a million calendar remind...

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Case Study: Boosting Trade Show Booth Traffic

Jan 18

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

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Case Study: 3D is the Key

Jan 11

A company was looking for unique items to commemorate the celebration of its 45th year in business. They wanted to incorporate a new logo that communicated the anniversary as well as the range of prod...

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Here Are Our Votes For The Best Political Promotional Product Staples

Jan 03

Whether you are right or left, red or blue, or somewhere in the middle, if you’re in need of political promotional product staples, we've got some great candidates for you! Yard Signs ...

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The Secrets to Attracting Ideal Customers

Dec 27, 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 attracting...

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It's Party Thyme: 7 Products for Plant Lovers

Dec 20, 2021

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

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Five Frugal Promotions for the Cost-Savvy Consumer

Dec 12, 2021

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 li...

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10 Promotional Products for Healthy Living

Dec 05, 2021

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

Nov 28, 2021

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

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Case Study: Pull Up a Chair and Stay Awhile

Nov 21, 2021

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

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Wooing Discerning Celebs with the CARSON Double Wall Bolero Tumbler

Nov 14, 2021

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

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Case Study: A Not-So-Silly Idea

Nov 07, 2021

An insurance company signed up to be the “hydration” sponsor for a fun and colorful 5K run/walk for charity. The race was popular in the community because it was known as a vibrant, fun-fi...

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5 Awesome Recreational Wearables

Oct 30, 2021

Did you know that wearables are the #1 best-received promotional product? Add your logo to these fresh wearables and make your brand a walking advertisement with innumerable impressions all year long!...

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Case Study: Celebrate Milestones

Oct 23, 2021

A bank wanted to promote 110 years of serving individuals and businesses in Pennsylvania through an "Open House" celebration at their branches. Among the many products selected to commemorate this mil...

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The Power of Perceived Value

Oct 16, 2021

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

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5 Ways to Boost Employee Morale

Oct 09, 2021

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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Graphic Design Terms Everyone Should Know

Oct 02, 2021

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 sav...

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6 Purr-fect Promo Products for Cat Lovers

Sep 25, 2021

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

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8 Paw-some Promotional Products for Dogs and Dog Lovers

Sep 18, 2021

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

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Case Study: Keep Warm Buddy Set

Sep 11, 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 ch...

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Case Study: Keep it Cooler

Sep 03, 2021

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

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Case Study: Staying Safe for Back-to-School

Aug 27, 2021

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

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Case Study: Sometimes You Just Need to Vent

Aug 19, 2021

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

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Tasty Products to Satisfy a Sweet Tooth

Aug 12, 2021

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

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Case Study: Guess the Flavor Lip Balm

Aug 04, 2021

Guess the Flavor Lip Balm Organization Health Insurance Organization Product Featured Lip Balm & Lip Balm Sleeve Goal of Promotion Generating positive reinforcement with sales reps De...

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Case Study: Paw-se and Appreciate the Little Things

Jul 21, 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: When...

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Case Study: A New Way to Do Cross-Promotions

Jul 13, 2021

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 His...

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Soak Up The Sun With These 7 Summer Promo Products

Jul 06, 2021

With an array of outdoor events like concerts, company picnics, and festivals on deck this summer, immerse your brand in nights that last forever and days we will be dreaming about long after the sun ...

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Case Study: Raise Your Glass

Jun 29, 2021

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

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Case Study: The Big Picture

Jun 22, 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 repeat b...

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30 Quotes That Will Motivate You to Succeed

Jun 14, 2021

We all want to succeed in business and in life, but sometimes we could use an extra boost of motivation. Some of the most successful people we have ever known have failed many times before succeeding....

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

Jun 07, 2021

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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Case Study: Save the Date, Save the Day

May 31, 2021

Description: Trifold Calendars Industry: Banking What it was purchased for: A local bank wanted a way to thank their new customers with a promotional gift item that would have a high perceived value...

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Imprint Everything: A Guide to Printing Methods

May 24, 2021

Once you’ve found the perfect promotional product for your business or organization, the next step is to emblazon it with your logo or message. Depending on the item, there may be multiple decor...

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6 Promo Products for the Great Outdoors

May 16, 2021

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

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5 Promotional Products for Firemen and Fire Departments

May 09, 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 where f...

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Case Study: A Wedded Keepsake

May 02, 2021

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 for ...

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A Quick Guide to Promotional Bags

Apr 25, 2021

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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Case Study: Promo'd to a Tee

Apr 17, 2021

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. T...

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Lead a Healthier Lifestyle With These 6 Promotional Products

Apr 10, 2021

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, the ...

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Case Study: Make a Spectacle

Apr 03, 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 ou...

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

Mar 27, 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 coupl...

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Old School vs. New School Promo Products

Mar 20, 2021

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

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Case Study: Fun in the Sun

Mar 12, 2021

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 doin...

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Case Study: Getting Bent out of Shape for More Business

Mar 05, 2021

Product: Gel Stress Toy Client: Health Food Store What it was purchased for: As a gift to reward customers for spending over a certain amount. Why it worked: The gel stress toy which, unlike the fo...

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6 Products to Take to Your Next Family Picnic

Feb 26, 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. T...

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