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7 Cool Products to Beat the Heat This Summer

2 days ago

The sun is beating down, and depending on where you live, you might be able to cook an egg on the sidewalk: summer is officially here! With high temperatures and lots of sun, it’s a great time t...

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Case Study: Look, Ma, No Hands!

Jul 13

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 budget...

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Tasty Products to Satisfy a Sweet Tooth

Jun 29

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: Bake in Business

Jun 15

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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Case Study: Make a Spectacle

May 31

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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6 Rootin’ Tootin’ Country Western Products

May 17

Country Western isn’t just a type of music genre, it’s become an entire culture in the American West and around the world. Cowboy culture dates back to the 19th century when ranchers settl...

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Case Study: Charity Fundraiser

May 03

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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How to be an Empathetic Leader and Still Get the Job Done

Apr 19

Empathy is the ability to feel the same emotions felt by someone else. This trait allows you to feel pain for a friend whose going through a divorce, or excitement for a sister who was recently propos...

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8 Corporate Gifts for Your Employees

Apr 05

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

Mar 21

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 product...

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Reel Them in With These 5 Cinematic Promo Products

Mar 07

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 public,...

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Case Study: I've Got You Covered

Feb 21

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 could t...

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Case Study: Do a Double Take

Feb 07

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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Case Study: Info in a Flash

Jan 24

Item: 8GB Custom USB 2.0 Flash Drive Purpose: Provide information about the school and programs Audience: Students and prospective students A community college was looking for a unique way to di...

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Case Study: Go Green or Go Home

Jan 09

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: Safety First

Dec 26, 2020

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 brande...

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Giving Back: The Importance of Corporate Social Responsibility

Dec 12, 2020

Whether you’re putting together a fundraiser, donating food to a local shelter, or volunteering at a soup kitchen, supporting causes you care about makes you feel good and makes the world a bett...

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Sweet Dreams Are Made of Cheese: Products for Charcuterie Lovers

Nov 27, 2020

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 th...

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Branding 101: What Makes a Brand Powerful

Nov 13, 2020

A powerful brand is more than just a great logo and a mission statement (although those certainly lay the groundwork for any brand.) We live in a time where competition rises up on every corner, and t...

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3 Simple Ways to Boost Your Mood Right Now

Oct 30, 2020

Do you ever get a case of the Mondays…on a Thursday? We all get down sometimes, but that doesn’t mean we need to stay there. Whether someone said something that upset you, you’re st...

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Case Study: This Promotional Product is in the Bag

Oct 16, 2020

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

Oct 02, 2020

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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A Quick Guide to Promotional Bags

Sep 18, 2020

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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6 High-Tech Promotional Products

Sep 04, 2020

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&rsquo...

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3 Things Every Busy Professional Needs

Aug 20, 2020

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 professional...

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Maximizing Brand Impact During Virtual Events

Aug 12, 2020

If you've ever attended a tradeshow or conference, you understand the role that event sponsors play. Their branding is everywhere you look – signage, booths, merch. They help fund and promote th...

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8 Essential Office Supplies for Remote Workers

Aug 06, 2020

Since the CDC declared the COVID-19 virus a pandemic on March 11, 2020, various shelter-in-place and social distancing rules have been put into place to help slow the rate of infected peoples in the p...

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Case Study: A Prom Ticket Keepsake

Jul 23, 2020

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

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

Jul 09, 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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What Millennials Want (And How to Work With Them)

Jun 24, 2020

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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5 Ways to Boost Employee Morale

Jun 10, 2020

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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The New Normal

Jun 01, 2020

If you've spent the past 10+ weeks getting comfortable working from home, returning to the office might take a little getting used to. From social distancing policies to new sterilization practices, t...

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Bring The Summer Fun To Your Back Yard

May 28, 2020

As the weather warms up and the days grow longer, people are itching to get back outside. And even though social distancing is still important, there are plenty of ways to safely enjoy the outdoors ...

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What are the benefits of online company stores?

May 15, 2020

You might be asking yourself, "Why would my company need an online company store?" Well, we are glad you asked! Online company stores save time and money when ordering promotional products. Most...

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4 Ways to Improve Communication

May 13, 2020

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 mo...

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10 Awesome At-Home Activities

Apr 29, 2020

Considering what's happening here at home and abroad, it looks like we'll all be spending more time at home. Concerts are being postponed, sporting events are being cancelled, theme parks are cl...

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You Need More Cowbell

Apr 29, 2020

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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Case Study: Yes, We Can!

Apr 14, 2020

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 ...

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Working From Home: A Starter Kit

Apr 03, 2020

Perhaps you've heard? Lots of people are working from home these days – many for the first time. While nobody minds sleeping in and skipping the morning commute, there are definitely some adjust...

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Case Study: A Picture is Worth...a Nice Donation

Mar 31, 2020

Description: Folded Photograph Card Industry: Fundraising What it was purchased for: A historical preservation society needed invitations for their annual dinner. A board member donated their photog...

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Introducing EcoSmart Products

Mar 30, 2020

We believe that big change begins with small steps. And when backed by organization-wide commitment, the small steps add up to real progress. The EcoSmart program is the driving force behind the actio...

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Case Study: Do the Wave

Mar 17, 2020

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...

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Your Guide to Drinkware

Mar 03, 2020

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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8 Paw-some Promotional Products for Dogs and Dog Lovers

Feb 17, 2020

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: 3D is the Key

Feb 03, 2020

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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7 Fitness Promotional Products to Help You Stay in Shape

Jan 20, 2020

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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Drink It In: 6 Drinkware Products to Quench Your Thirst

Jan 06, 2020

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 to...

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6 Promo Products for the Great Outdoors

Dec 22, 2019

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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Case Study: Recycle, Reuse, Read a Book!

Dec 08, 2019

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 students ...

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9 Promotional Products for Tech Wizards

Nov 24, 2019

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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8 Dental Products That Will Make You Smile

Nov 10, 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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Customer Experience + Branding: The Relationship Goals of Marketing

Oct 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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7 Ways to Take Advantage of Your Lunch Break

Oct 12, 2019

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

Sep 28, 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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8 Elegant & Engravable Promotional Products

Sep 14, 2019

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 with...

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The Best Promotional Products for Sports Fanatics

Aug 31, 2019

With football season right around the corner, people are gearing up to support their favorite teams. Whether they’re grilling hot dogs at a tailgate or cheering in the stands, fans love wearing...

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Case Study: College Fair Giveaway

Aug 17, 2019

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 college ...

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Case Study: Sharper Students

Aug 03, 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 advocates n...

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10 Promotional Products for Healthy Living

Jul 19, 2019

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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Case Study: A Flavorful Promotion

Jul 05, 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 History: Thi...

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Case Study: Success on Campus

May 24, 2019

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

May 10, 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 products th...

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Win Big With These Promotional Products for Sports Lovers

Apr 25, 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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10 Promo Products for Auto-Lovers

Apr 11, 2019

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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6 Ways to Get More Done Every Day

Mar 28, 2019

From the moment you get to work in the morning, you’re probably planning all the things you intend to get done. By the time you head home, you may wonder how the day got away from you! We’...

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Case Study: A Gift to Build a Dream On

Mar 14, 2019

Description: Medium Pillow Box Industry: Healthcare Personalization The pillow box was modeled after designs used at a charity golf tournament benefitting the hospital. Because children at the h...

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How to Work Smarter, Not Harder

Jun 21, 2019

Do you ever find that no matter how hard you're working, you're not getting the results you want? You put in the long hours at the office, you answer every email, you skip lunch, and yet you're still ...

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5 Awesome Recreational Wearables

Jun 07, 2019

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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