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Case Study: It’s a Date!

2 days ago

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

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Case Study: Success on Campus

Feb 18

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

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Case Study: It Takes a Village

Feb 10

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 something more di...

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How to Make Rush Orders Less Stressful

Feb 02

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 doesn&r...

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Clean Desk, Happy Desk!

Jan 26

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

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6 Products to Take to Your Next Family Picnic

Jan 19

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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Words Have Power: Why Copywriting Matters for Your Business?

Jan 11

When you hear the word “copywriting” what do you think of? For many, they think this term relates to legal jargon and intellectual property – that’s not the case at all. Copywr...

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Product Safety: What You Need to Know

Jan 04

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 pro...

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8 Promotional Product Ideas for Students of All Ages

Dec 27, 2023

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

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A Lunch That Packs a Punch

Dec 20, 2023

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 ho...

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

Dec 12, 2023

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

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Case Study: Roll Up in Style

Dec 05, 2023

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

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Tasty Products to Satisfy a Sweet Tooth

Nov 27, 2023

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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#Instagram Inspiration

Nov 20, 2023

Instagram is a fun app where you can discover the latest info on celebrities, influencers, and yes, even inspiration for promo products! From mega water jugs to party décor, see what is trendin...

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6 Promotional Products to Relax With

Nov 13, 2023

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

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

Nov 05, 2023

At the end of the day, promotional products are really all about getting brands out in front of people to grow awareness and ultimately, increase sales! If you want to get strategic, there are a coupl...

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Your Guide to Promo Hats

Oct 29, 2023

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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Case Study: The Weather is Snow Joke

Oct 21, 2023

Description: Keep Warm Buddy Set Industry: Education What it was purchased for: A local school was looking for a fundraiser item to help older kids raise money for an overnight camping trip. The...

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

Oct 14, 2023

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 illnes...

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5 Promo Products to Make Your Office Safer for Employees

Oct 07, 2023

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

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Customer Experience + Branding: The Relationship Goals of Marketing

Sep 29, 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 diffi...

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Case Study: What Does Your Phone Stand For?

Sep 22, 2023

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

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Case Study: Boosting Trade Show Booth Traffic

Sep 14, 2023

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

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5 Fail-Proof Ideas for Your Business Instagram

Sep 07, 2023

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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6 Products to Show Your Support for Breast Cancer Awareness

Aug 31, 2023

Suppose you're looking for a cause to support to make sure that your business is responsible and giving back to the community. In that case, breast cancer awareness is an excellent choice because it i...

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30 Quotes That Will Motivate You to Succeed

Aug 23, 2023

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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Case Study: Bear With Us

Aug 16, 2023

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

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Tried and True: Classic Promotional Products

Aug 08, 2023

There are some things out there that are just undisputed classics – and when you think of a classic, what goes to your mind? Maybe it’s a classic car like a 1950s era Cadillac, or perhaps ...

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Mindfulness and the Workplace

Aug 01, 2023

“Mindfulness” has become an increasingly popular buzzword over the past year, with workers suffering from pandemic-related burnout and record high stress levels. But what does it really me...

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Case Study: Calendar Puns are Week

Jul 25, 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-Color...

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11 Promo Products for an Active Lifestyle

Jul 17, 2023

Take your corporate match to the next level! From team building sporting events to company-wide marathons, your customized products guarantee you beat the competition. Below is a list of 11 sports-mi...

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6 Promotional Products for Religious Institutions

Jul 10, 2023

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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The Power of Perceived Value

Jul 03, 2023

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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The Fidget Phenomenon

Jun 25, 2023

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

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Case Study: Plastics Make it Possible

Jun 18, 2023

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

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Case Study: This Promotional Product is in the Bag

Jun 11, 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 design,...

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Perk Up Your Pet! 5 Promo Products Your Pets Will Beg For

Jun 03, 2023

Our pets are our family, and they deserve the best of the best when it comes to promotional products - just like humans do. So we've picked six perfect products for your customers' fluffy companions t...

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Your Guide to Drinkware

May 27, 2023

Mugs, tumblers, and bottles…oh my! There is an abundance of variety available when it comes to promotional drinkware, which can make it difficult to decide what is the best choice for your bran...

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How Promo Products Can Make a Lasting Impression

May 20, 2023

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

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

May 12, 2023

No one ever got anywhere by doing the bare minimum. Your growth depends on you getting as much done in as little time as possible. The five tips below will help you accomplish as much as possible each...

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6 Purr-fect Products for Keeping Pets Occupied at Home

May 05, 2023

Pet owners who have been working from home over the past few months have had their hands full. Juggling work along with dogs or cats requires attention, and many pets have likely adjusted to having th...

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6 Products to Grow Your Business!

Apr 28, 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 for e...

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8 Corporate Gifts for Your Employees

Apr 20, 2023

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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Top 10 Promotional Products for the Health and Wellness Industry

Apr 13, 2023

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 past ...

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8 Promo Products That Will Kick Start Your Goals

Apr 06, 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 physical...

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Case Study: Create Your Own Reality

Mar 30, 2023

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

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Case Study: Make a Spectacle

Mar 22, 2023

Description: Rubberized Sunglasses Industry: Broadcast Media / Telecommunication What it was purchased for: A vampire-based television show hosted blood drives at outdoor events. These were given ou...

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Case Study: A Hole in One Promotion

Mar 15, 2023

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

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Case Study: Time for a Rebrand

Mar 08, 2023

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

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Case Study: Piece of Cake

Mar 01, 2023

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. Products:...

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What Millennials Want (And How to Work With Them)

Feb 22, 2023

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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Case Study: Wave Hello to Promotions

Feb 15, 2023

Description: Custom Wave Cap Industry: Automotive What it was purchased for: The client was looking for a signature cap that would be unique, high-quality, and something that the recipient would...

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Case Study: Pull Up a Chair and Stay Awhile

Feb 08, 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 dollars...

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Case Study: Do a Double Take

Feb 01, 2023

Objective: A general contracting company was looking for a fun way to provide "before and after" photos to their clients after a remodeling project was complete. Product: Double-Sided Portrait Fold...

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7 Promotional Products That Help You Prepare for the Unexpected

Jan 24, 2023

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

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Top 8 Promotional Products for Real Estate Professionals

Jan 17, 2023

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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Under the Sea!

Jan 10, 2023

Take a deep dive into the ocean blue with under-the-sea-themed promo products! From aquariums to nautical giveaways, sail away from the competition with items that will surely make a splash! Wet an...

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7 Promo Products That Will Get the Party Started

Jan 03, 2023

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. B...

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8 Items for Restaurant Promos that Sizzle

Dec 26, 2022

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 way...

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6 Morning Routine Products That Will Wake Anyone Up

Dec 19, 2022

Everyone has their very own personalized morning routine. It doesn't matter if you wake up 3 hours before work or 20 minutes before you have to rush out the door, with Pop-Tart in hand, we all have ou...

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Case Study: Raise Your Glass

Dec 11, 2022

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: A Shoe-In

Dec 03, 2022

Golf Mesh Shoe Bag for Association Tournaments A national golf association wanted a giveaway item for golfers in weekend tournaments and high school students considering golf at the collegiate level....

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5 Healthy Tips for Business Trips

Nov 26, 2022

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

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You Need More Cowbell

Nov 18, 2022

Description: Cowbell Industry: Sporting Events, Athletics What it was purchased for: A charity marathon coordinator wanted a giveaway that spectators could use to cheer on their runners. They chose ...

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Thanksgiving Promo Products to Gobble About

Nov 16, 2022

Thanksgiving is right around the corner! Give thanks to your clients with these fall promotional products. Turkey Stress Reliever Harvest good times with a turkey stress reliever! These Thanksgivi...

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5 Unique Holiday Gifts to Beat the Boredom

Nov 16, 2022

When it comes to gift-giving, there are always the same things people go for: blankets, socks, cheese baskets, candles... and it can get a little repetitive! We wanted to help defeat the boredom of gi...

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'Tis the Season to Bring out Our Favorite Holiday Gift Ideas!

Nov 16, 2022

It’s that time again! The holidays are around the corner and you’re probably thinking about everything you need to do between now and the new year. For most of us, that includes client and...

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6 Stuffed Animals to Cuddle Your Way to Happiness

Nov 11, 2022

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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Tired of collecting all the shirt sizes for your team???

Jan 27, 2018

Collecting sizes from your friends or family for custom clothing can be an arduous task! Chasing people down, or finding people around the globe can seem like it's not even worth it! Well, we have fo...

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Hot trends: New Era releases clothing line

Jan 02, 2018

With so many products launching in our industry, sometimes great products go un-noticed, well, let's not let this happen with New-Era's trending line of clothing! This one I am really excited ab...

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The numbers behind promotional products.

Aug 16, 2017

I have learned over the years that my customers are very smart business people, ranging from small business owners to CEO's of Fotrune 500 companies. Here are some numbers that I think you will all be...

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Whats your sign?

Apr 04, 2017

"Signs, Signs everywhere the signs......?" Five Man Electric Band made famous that one hit wonder in 1970 and it still applies today even more so. Standing in the Las Vegas airport terminal I could n...

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Have a good reason

Mar 17, 2017

After decades in the promotional products and apparel industry I have personally experienced the good, the bad and the sometimes just plain weird reasons why a company will choose a particular product...

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Event Frenzy

Feb 20, 2017

Many of you reading this blog have been to some public or private event. It matters not the level of the event or the type of contest but the one common marketing thread that runs deep in the organize...

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Best Ever

Feb 20, 2017

Las Vegas, The Consumer Electronics Show sometime in the 1990's my wife and I had traveled to Vegas early for the NEW ASI show and happened to catch the first day of the CES show (as planned). The dig...

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