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Case Study: Look, Ma, No Hands!

Sep 21

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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Case Study: 3D is the Key

Sep 14

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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6 Morning Routine Products That Will Wake Anyone Up

Sep 07

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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How Promo Products Can Make a Lasting Impression

Aug 31

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 ho...

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5 Healthy Tips for Business Trips

Aug 23

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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Case Study: A Flavorful Promotion

Aug 16

  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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Case Study: Celebrate Milestones

Aug 09

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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5 Promo Products to Make Your Office Safer for Employees

Aug 02

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

Jul 25

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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Case Study: Bear With Us

Jul 18

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

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Case Study: It's Raining Cats and Dogs

Jul 11

Item: Puppies & Kittens Mini Appointment Calendar Client: Pet Food Manufacturer Purpose: Increase pet food sales through goodwill campaign A pet food manufacturer partnered with a nationwide pe...

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Imprint Everything: A Guide to Printing Methods

Jul 04

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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5 Military Themed Promotional Products

Jun 27

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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5 Awesome Recreational Wearables

Jun 19

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: Adventure Awaits

Jun 12

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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Graphic Design Terms Everyone Should Know

Jun 05

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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Branding 101: What Makes a Brand Powerful

May 29

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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5 Environmentally-Friendly Promotional Products

May 22

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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Your Product Decorating Questions Answered

May 15

You encounter promo products every single day. You hold them, wear them, and maybe even smell them. But, did you know every one of these products goes through an extensive design process, whether that...

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Your Guide to Drinkware

May 07

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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The Secrets to Attracting Ideal Customers

Apr 30

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 attra...

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8 Corporate Gifts for Your Employees

Apr 23

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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7 Retro Products That Will Turn Back Time

Apr 16

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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Relax and Unwind With These 10 Promo Products

Apr 09

Like that classic Beatles song, sometimes it can feel like your working eight days a week. Maybe you’ve had back to back meetings or you’ve had a stressful travel week. Whatever the case, ...

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Case Study: Wheelie Important Paperwork

Apr 02

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

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8 Elegant & Engravable Promotional Products

Mar 25

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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Case Study: Keep it Cooler

Mar 18

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

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Corporate Social Responsibility and the Beauty of Giving Back

Mar 11

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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5 Ways to Boost Employee Morale

Mar 04

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: Life of the Mardi

Feb 26

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

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Case Study: Do the Wave

Feb 18

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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Case Study: Yes, We Can!

Feb 11

Description: Kan-TasticIndustry: Food & BeverageWhat it was purchased for: Fast-food chain giveaway for college football night.How it was distributed: The vendor handed the Kan-Tastic out at...

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

Feb 04

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 pro...

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Top 8 Promotional Products for Real Estate Professionals

Jan 28

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 Fail-Proof Ideas for Your Business Instagram

Jan 21

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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Case Study: These Calendars Aren't Week

Jan 14

Objective: A local bank wanted a way to thank their new customers with a promotional gift item that would have a high-perceived value.Product: Beach Trifold CalendarPersonalization: The bank inc...

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Case Study: A Prom Ticket Keepsake

Jan 06

  A Prom Ticket Keepsake   Organization High School                                      ...

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6 On-the-Go Products for Travelers

Dec 30, 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 Promo Products for People Who Love to Plan

Dec 23, 2019

Calendars, planners, and clocks are some of the most popular promotional products because they are useful, inexpensive, and receive innumerable impressions on a daily basis. Brand these everyday essen...

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Case Study: A Cheese-y Promotion

Dec 16, 2019

 Objective A restaurant was looking for a unique way to deliver custom printed coupons to their guests to attract more repeat business. ProductCoupon Gatefold Photo FolderPersonalizationRes...

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Case Study: This Event Needs More Cowbell

Dec 08, 2019

 Description: Cow Bell Industry: Trade Show / Convention / Events What it was purchased for: A charity marathon coordinator wanted a giveaway that spectators could use to cheer on their run...

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8 Promotional Products to Win Game Day

Dec 01, 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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8 Promo Products That Will Kick Start Your Goals

Nov 24, 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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Case Study: Inking Impressions

Nov 16, 2019

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 Camping Promotional Products for the Great Outdoors

Nov 09, 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: Computer Repair At Your Fuzzy Fingertips

Nov 02, 2019

A computer repair store attended a local home show and wanted something useful but unique to attract attendees to their booth. They also wanted something that would keep their name top of mind when th...

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4 Ways to Improve Communication

Oct 26, 2019

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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Case Study: A Gift to Build a Dream On

Oct 19, 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 ...

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Case Study: This Promotional Product is in the Bag

Oct 12, 2019

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

Oct 05, 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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6 USA-Made Products Especially for Kids

Sep 27, 2019

Who didn’t enjoy getting to dig through the prize basket after a trip to the dentist or the bank? It’s a fact – children love giveaways. Get your brand, school, or organization in fr...

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6 Budget-Friendly Products to Drive High-End Sales

Sep 20, 2019

Are you looking for a marketing campaign that is not only successful but budget-friendly? Good news! You don’t have to break the bank to find promotional products that get the job done and leave...

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6 Promotional Products for Music Lovers

Sep 13, 2019

These promotional products will be music to your ears! There are all kinds of music lovers out there, from fans of rock to jazz and everything in between, that would love to get any of these music-the...

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Case Study: Spec-Tacular Promotions

Sep 06, 2019

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 event ...

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Your Graphic & Web Design Cheat Sheet

Aug 30, 2019

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 Hot Products for the Grill Master

Aug 22, 2019

Nothing says summertime better than lounging on a pool float, roasting marshmallows under the stars, or feasting on tender barbecue.  It’s time to light up the grill, because these smokin&r...

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Case Study: A New Way to Do Cross-Promotions

Aug 15, 2019

  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 o...

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

Aug 08, 2019

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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Branding 101: Let’s Talk Logos

Aug 01, 2019

A logo is often a company’s first impression and it can impact a customer’s perception, purchase decisions and overall attitude toward your company. A logo is a symbol or graphic element t...

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Case Study: The Weather is Snow Joke

Jul 25, 2019

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: Financial Industry

Jul 18, 2019

  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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Case Study: Fun in the Sun

Jul 11, 2019

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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What Millennials Want (And How to Work With Them)

Jul 03, 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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Case Study: Keeping Colds at Bay, One Spritz at a Time

Apr 22, 2019

  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 C...

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Case Study: Guess the Flavor Lip Balm

Apr 15, 2019

    Guess the Flavor Lip Balm   Organization Health Insurance Organization Product Featured Lip Balm & Lip Balm Sleeve  Goal of Promotion Generating positive reinforce...

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Case Study: Boosting Trade Show Booth Traffic

Mar 15, 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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Work Hard, Play Harder: 6 Promotional Products to Promote a Healthy Lifestyle

Feb 23, 2019

  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 thes...

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Drive Traffic with these 6 Trade Show Ideas

Sep 22, 2018

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

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11 Promo Products for an Active Lifestyle

Jul 13, 2018

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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Advice for Getting the Most Out of a Business Trip

Jul 06, 2018

Traveling for business can be a hectic experience if you approach your upcoming trip without any preparation. As with everything else in the world, there is an art to getting the most out of business ...

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5 Steps to Achieving Your Goals

Jun 29, 2018

If you’ve ever watched a TED talk or listened to any of your teachers in school, you’ll know that setting goals are the stepping stones to getting where you want to be in life. You watch o...

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Case Study: Getting Bent out of Shape for More Business

Jun 22, 2018

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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The Best Promotional Products for Sports Fanatics

Jun 14, 2018

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 we...

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5 Ways to Be Healthier in 2 Minutes or Less

Jun 07, 2018

Most people would agree that improving their health is important to them. But when it comes to making big life changes to accommodate a healthier lifestyle, who has the time? While we may not always b...

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Attract New Customers

May 31, 2018

As part of their new corporate wellness program, the company wanted to stress the importance of healthy nutrition to its employees. Along with literature, discount memberships at a local health club a...

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Top 10 Promotional Products for the Health and Wellness Industry

May 24, 2018

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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3 Things Every Busy Professional Needs

May 17, 2018

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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10 Must-Have Tech Products and Accessories

May 10, 2018

If you want to give your brand a modern and fresh new identity try throwing some cutting-edge tech gadgets into your marketing mix. The wave of wireless charging options, portable speakers, and wearab...

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6 Things You Need on Your Desk

May 03, 2018

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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10 Promotional Products for Healthy Living

Apr 25, 2018

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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Charity Fundraiser

Apr 18, 2018

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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3 Simple Ways to Boost Your Mood Right Now

Apr 11, 2018

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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Why You Need Promotional Products

Apr 04, 2018

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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How to Protect Your Business From Hackers

Mar 28, 2018

Business owners have a lot to lose in the event of an unfortunate data breach. From intellectual property to customer lists to bank account numbers, hackers have their eyes set on the most invaluable ...

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5 Easy Ways to Achieve a Positive Outlook

Mar 21, 2018

One of the most powerful things you can do to set yourself up for success is practice the art of positive thinking. It's easy to let the struggles of everyday life control your attitude. But by practi...

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Why You Should Be Having More Fun at Work

Mar 13, 2018

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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How to Gain Inspiration in 5 Minutes

Mar 06, 2018

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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Case Study: Health & Wellness Spas

Jun 26, 2019

Products Javalina Jewel® Pen   Industry Health & Wellness Spas   Application Future Visits   A day spa wanted to ensure that its guests always received the royal treatm...

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Case Study: Where Has Your Pen Been?

Jun 19, 2019

  Products Javalina Splash® Pen   Industry Technology   Application Contest   An internet company created a branded website for a promotion called “Where has yo...

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