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How to Reduce Stress on the Job

2 days ago

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 Morning Routine Products That Will Wake Anyone Up

Jul 21

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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Mindfulness and the Workplace

Jul 14

“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: A Not-So-Silly Idea

Jul 07

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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6 Products to Show Your Support for Breast Cancer Awareness

Jun 29

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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5 Pitch Perfect Products for Musically Talented Individuals

Jun 22

We all have talented musicians in our lives. Whether they can shred on an electric guitar or have tried out for the local singing competition, some people are born to make music. Here are 5 promo pro...

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6 Reasons You Need a Company Store

Jun 14

As more and more companies turn towards e-commerce, shopping online has never been easier or more enjoyable. Ordering branded products is no exception! Company stores give you a convenient and complet...

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Case Study: A Getaway Promotion

Jun 07

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 keep ...

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Case Study: An Icy Cool Promotion

May 30

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 ...

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5 Fail-Proof Ideas for Your Business Instagram

May 23

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

May 16

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 de...

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Case Study: Go Green or Go Home

May 08

Item: goingreen™ Stapled Appointment Calendar Purpose: Promote awareness of recycling programs and provide recycling information to the community Audience: Residents of the company’s s...

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Case Study: Life of the Mardi

May 01

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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Case Study: Snack Pack It!

Apr 23

Vertical Market: Hospitality Product Use: Gift with Enrollment Promotion: An ocean excursion company chose the Igloo® Marine Backpack Cooler as a gift with enrollment for customers participating...

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Clean Desk, Happy Desk!

Apr 16

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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Let's Get Physical With These Activewear Promo Products

Apr 08

Activewear promotional products are a great option for company wellness programs, fitness centers, or any brand promoting an active lifestyle! Exercise is an important part of our overall wellness and...

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Case Study: Save the Date, Save the Day

Apr 01

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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Case Study: Plastics Make it Possible

Mar 24

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: Fewer Tricks and More Treats: Halloween Safety Lanyard

Mar 17

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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Case Study: Inking Impressions

Mar 10

Portability and permanence are among the desirable traits sought in an effective promotional product. A company was looking for a unique self-promotion that incorporated these elements and decided on ...

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7 Promotional Products Perfect for Weddings

Mar 02

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 them...

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The Secrets to Attracting Ideal Customers

Feb 23

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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How to Make Rush Orders Less Stressful

Feb 16

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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12 Perfect Pediatric Products for Babies

Feb 09

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 bef...

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7 Retro Products That Will Turn Back Time

Feb 01

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 seven r...

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Case Study: A Race to Remember

Jan 25

Item: Sport Bottle with Metallic Ring – 28 oz. Purpose: Race day giveaway Audience: Breast cancer survivors and race participants A regional race supporting breast cancer research added an in...

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

Jan 17

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

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How One Hour Can Determine Your Success

Jan 10

After working a long, tiring day, all you want to do is plop down on the sofa and watch TV. The thought of laying on the couch spending hours of mindless activity is tempting to most. In fact, the ave...

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

Jan 03

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 Case H...

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Here Are Our Votes For The Best Political Promotional Product Staples

Dec 26, 2021

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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6 A+ Products for Online Education Courses

Dec 19, 2021

Classrooms have looked very different this year. Who agrees? Notebooks have turned into laptops, desks have turned into dining room tables, and students have kept their distance by learning and study...

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Case Study: Sometimes You Just Need to Vent

Dec 12, 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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Case Study: Do the Wave

Dec 04, 2021

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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Five Frugal Promotions for the Cost-Savvy Consumer

Nov 27, 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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Case Study: Real Modern Recognition

Nov 20, 2021

Market: Finance Product Use: Employee Recognition Promotion: A wealth management firm selected the Samsonite Executive Computer Backpack as an employee recognition gift. At the company’s yea...

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6 Promotional Products to Fit Your Budget

Nov 13, 2021

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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How to Create Buzz Around a Launch With Promo Products

Nov 06, 2021

So, you’re launching a new product or service? Congratulations – what an exciting time for your business! We understand that your next step is to develop your action plan to make this laun...

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16 Ways Color Affects Your Branding and Marketing

Oct 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 advanta...

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8 Promotional Products to Win Game Day

Oct 22, 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 tou...

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Case Study: A New Way to Do Cross-Promotions

Oct 15, 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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8 Paw-some Promotional Products for Dogs and Dog Lovers

Oct 08, 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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8 Promo Products That Will Kick Start Your Goals

Oct 01, 2021

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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9 Promotional Products for Tech Wizards

Sep 24, 2021

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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Satisfy Your Customers’ Cravings With These 6 Sweet Treats

Sep 17, 2021

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 of o...

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Case Study: The Weather is Snow Joke

Sep 10, 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. The...

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5 Tips for Boosting Social Media Engagement

Sep 03, 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 are a...

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School's in Session: 7 Essential Supplies for Students

Aug 27, 2021

Students are back in the classroom and parents are scrambling to purchase all of the necessary supplies on each teacher’s checklist. From three different types of pencils, calculators, and folde...

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Case Study: Fun in the Sun

Aug 20, 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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Words Have Power: Why Copywriting Matters for Your Business?

Aug 12, 2021

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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Your Guide to Drinkware

Aug 03, 2021

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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Case Study: A Prom Ticket Keepsake

Jul 20, 2021

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

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Your Guide to Promotional Shirts

Jul 06, 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 popular ...

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Your Brand Is Your Business - Market It!

Jun 21, 2021

As a marketing professional, you understand better than anyone the importance of establishing a distinct brand presence for your company. People gravitate to those they identify with and can trust wit...

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Case Study: It Takes a Village

Jun 07, 2021

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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6 Helpful Tips to Address Unhappy Customers

May 24, 2021

It’s the moment you dread. The phone call you don’t want to pick up. The review you’re scared to address. Responding to unhappy customers seems like a chore. It can be overwhelming...

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7 Sources to Boost Your Creativity

May 10, 2021

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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Case Study: A StuPENdous Promotion

Apr 26, 2021

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

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Case Study: Wheelie Important Paperwork

Apr 12, 2021

Market: Automotive Objective: A motorcycle dealership wanted professional, branded document pouches to hold important paperwork for new customers to take home after their motorcycle purchase. They ...

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Case Study: Too Hot to Jot

Mar 28, 2021

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: A Spoon-taneous Promotion

Mar 14, 2021

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 mugs w...

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Top 8 Promotional Products for Real Estate Professionals

Feb 27, 2021

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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Case Study: Improve Sales and Traffic

Feb 13, 2021

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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Lead a Healthier Lifestyle With These 6 Promotional Products

Jan 30, 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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Why You Should Buy USA-Made

Jan 16, 2021

During times of growing uncertainty in the global markets, customers are becoming more and more interested in purchasing American-made items. Buying American-made is about more than just patriotism &n...

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6 Mood-Boosting Promo Products to Beat the Winter Blues

Jan 01, 2021

Winter can be a hard season for lots of people. Between the colder weather, shorter daylight hours, and increased social isolation this year, many folks will feel the winter blues. Also known as Seaso...

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

Dec 18, 2020

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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5 Military Themed Promotional Products

Dec 03, 2020

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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Your Graphic & Web Design Cheat Sheet

Nov 19, 2020

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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Case Study: Bake in Business

Nov 05, 2020

Description: Set of 4 Measuring Cups Industry: Hospitality / Tourism What it was purchased for: A casino in the Milwaukee area wanted to spice up a "normal giveaway" with a theme. They had come to t...

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

Oct 22, 2020

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 product b...

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7 Promo Products That Will Get the Party Started

Oct 07, 2020

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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Why You Should Be Having More Fun at Work

Sep 23, 2020

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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Case Study: Where Has Your Pen Been?

Sep 08, 2020

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

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7 Promotional Products That Help You Prepare for the Unexpected

Aug 25, 2020

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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Get in Gear With These Automotive Promo Products

Aug 25, 2020

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 hou...

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