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Reel Them in With These 5 Cinematic Promo Products

Oct 19

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: Don't Bottle It Up

Oct 12

An oil & gas company was building employee gift packages that would appeal to their entire workforce during the COVID-19 public health crisis. With employees working both at home and continuing to...

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6 Retro Products That Are a Blast From the Past

Oct 05

No matter what decade you think of when you think of “retro products”, you can bet there’s a customizable product perfect for your next event. Using nostalgia to promote your busines...

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Branding 101: Let’s Talk Logos

Sep 27

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: A Prom Ticket Keepsake

Sep 20

  A Prom Ticket Keepsake   Organization High School                                      ...

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Case Study: Charity Fundraiser

Sep 13

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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Branding 101: What Makes a Brand Powerful

Sep 06

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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Case Study: A Not-So-Silly Idea

Aug 30

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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Sustainability & Environmental Responsibility: Why it Matters

Aug 22

As the reality of our planet’s changing climate is becoming more and more apparent, being committed to sustainability has become a business imperative in the eyes of consumers. According to a 20...

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3 Simple Ways to Boost Your Mood Right Now

Aug 15

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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6 Promotional Products That Put Safety First

Aug 08

Whether it’s on a construction site, warehouse, or a laboratory, it’s always important to help your workers stay safe. Encourage your employees to make safe choices all year long with thes...

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7 Promotional Products That Help You Prepare for the Unexpected

Jul 31

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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Case Study: Bringing Back the Fanny Pack

Jul 24

Market: EntertainmentProduct Use: Gift With PurchasePromotion: A major theme park chose the Safeguard Security Waist Belt as a gift with purchase for customers who bought season passes. The waist be...

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6 Products for the Aspiring Home Chef

Jul 17

Thanks to innovations like grocery delivery and ready-to-cook meal kits, people are cooking more at home. From the humble peanut butter and jelly sandwich to gourmet dishes and fancy cakes, it takes t...

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Case Study: A Cheese-y Promotion

Jul 10

Objective: A restaurant was looking for a unique way to deliver custom printed coupons to their guests to attract more repeat business. Product: Coupon Gatefold Photo FolderPersonalization: Restaura...

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Lanyards: Everything You Need to Know

Jul 03

When it's time to choose the perfect lanyard for your company or organization, you may not be aware of all the things to consider when purchasing your new supplies. Lanyards come in many different sty...

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Case Study: Life of the Mardi

Jun 25

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. They wanted t...

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Case Study: Fresh Mesh Promotions

Jun 18

Market: Real EstateProduct Use: Incentive GiftPromotion: A high-end resort selected the Atlantis Mesh Beach Tote as an incentive gift for the visitors who attended their timeshare presentations. The...

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Case Study: Wheelie Important Paperwork

Jun 11

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

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O Canada! 6 Promotional Products Made in Canada

Jun 04

From sea to sea, Canada is a large and beautiful country that produces a wide range of products. There are so many Canadian-made products to choose from, but we worked hard to narrow it down to a shor...

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Case Study: Jamming Out

May 28

A shopping mall was holding a summer promotion to increase traffic during typically slower months. Visitors to the complex were given a “passport” to take to different stores within the ma...

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25 Insane Facts About Promotional Products

May 21

You don’t have to work in the field of promotional products to notice the impact they can have on any organization’s marketing efforts. As the most effective medium of advertising across a...

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6 Helpful Tips to Address Unhappy Customers

May 13

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 overwhe...

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It's Party Thyme: 7 Products for Plant Lovers

May 06

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

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How to Create Buzz Around a Launch With Promo Products

Apr 29

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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5 Fail-Proof Ideas for Your Business Instagram

Apr 22

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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Why You Should Buy USA-Made

Apr 15

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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Words Have Power: Why Copywriting Matters for Your Business?

Apr 08

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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4 Steps to #Winning Social Media

Mar 31

Social media is one of the fastest growing and ever-changing media platforms in existence. What began as an online community for the younger generations, now encompasses billions of people across the ...

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5 Healthy Tips for Business Trips

Mar 24

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

Mar 17

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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16 Ways Color Affects Your Branding and Marketing

Mar 10

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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Case Study: A Gift to Build a Dream On

Mar 03

  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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A Quick Guide to Promotional Bags

Feb 24

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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Your Guide to Promo Hats

Feb 17

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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Know Your Shades: 4 Types of Iconic Sunglasses

Feb 10

“The future’s so bright, I gotta wear shades.” - Timbuk 3Sunglasses have been and always will be one of the most popular promotional products. Why? Because practically everyone wears...

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How to Put Together an Onboarding Kit

Feb 03

Employee engagement starts the second a new employee walks in the door, so it’s important for companies to make a good impression on their first day! The onboarding process shouldn’t just ...

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Case Study: Health & Wellness Spas

Jan 26

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: 3D is the Key

Jan 19

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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Game On: 10 Promo Product Games We Love!

Jan 12

From traditional favorites to new and trendy games, you can put your brand at the center of the fun whether it is at a tailgate, a special party or event, or just around the office.  Bean Bag To...

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Win Big With These Promotional Products for Sports Lovers

Jan 05

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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Case Study: A New Way to Do Cross-Promotions

Dec 29, 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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Our Top 10 Favorite Eco-Friendly Products

Dec 21, 2019

Sometimes it’s good to take a moment and get in touch with Mother Earth. Not only are these products great for printing your company logo or message, but they also serve dual purposes. The produ...

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Case Study: It’s a Date!

Dec 14, 2019

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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Your Product Decorating Questions Answered

Dec 07, 2019

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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Case Study: Sharper Students

Nov 30, 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 advoca...

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Here Are Our Votes For The Best Political Promotional Product Staples

Nov 22, 2019

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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Case Study: A Flavorful Promotion

Nov 15, 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 Hi...

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Relax and Unwind With These 10 Promo Products

Nov 08, 2019

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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7 Sources to Boost Your Creativity

Nov 01, 2019

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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5 Promotional Products That Will Have Your Clients Dreaming

Oct 25, 2019

There are a lot of branding opportunities that go unnoticed in a world of t-shirts and coffee mugs. In fact, there’s an entire industry that spends every waking hour thinking of ways to help you...

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Case Study: Spec-Tacular Promotions

Oct 17, 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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6 USA-Made Products Especially for Kids

Oct 10, 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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8 Fall Promo Products

Oct 03, 2019

As the weather cools down, we’re having dreams of color changing leaves and all the fall themed events and promotions to come.  From Halloween parties to homecoming football games, there ar...

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How One Hour Can Determine Your Success

Sep 26, 2019

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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8 Promo Products That Will Kick Start Your Goals

Sep 19, 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: Recycle, Reuse, Read a Book!

Sep 12, 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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Case Study: The Big Picture

Sep 04, 2019

Description: Coupon Photo Folder Industry: Hospitality What it was purchased for: A restaurant was looking for a unique way to deliver custom printed coupons to their guests to attract more repeat b...

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11 Promo Products for an Active Lifestyle

Aug 28, 2019

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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How to Manage the Workload of a Leader

Aug 21, 2019

We all have a superstar in the office. They’re the ones who get all their work done before the deadline, befriend everyone in the office, manage an entire team, and still make it to the gym ever...

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3 Things Every Busy Professional Needs

Aug 14, 2019

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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7 Promotional Products For Those On the Go

Aug 06, 2019

According to a 2016 AAA Foundation report, American drivers spend an average of more than 17,600 minutes behind the wheel each year. Now, imagine that someone is looking at products with your logo for...

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Case Study: College Fair Giveaway

Jul 30, 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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4 Ways to Improve Communication

Jul 23, 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 Hole in One Promotion

Jul 16, 2019

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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8 Promotional Products to Win Game Day

Jul 09, 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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5 Promo Products for People Who Love to Plan

Jun 03, 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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6 Ways to Get More Done Every Day

May 27, 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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Your Graphic & Web Design Cheat Sheet

May 20, 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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5 Environmentally-Friendly Promotional Products

May 13, 2019

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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8 Corporate Gifts for Your Employees

May 06, 2019

The employees are the backbone of every company. And when your employees have been working hard all year to bring in tremendous results, nothing conveys your appreciation more than a corporate gift. A...

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Case Study: What Does Your Phone Stand For?

Apr 28, 2019

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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Top 10 Promotional Product Ideas for the Construction Industry

Apr 21, 2019

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

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Case Study: Rock out on the Run

Apr 14, 2019

Description: Earbuds With a Wristband Industry: Marathon What it was purchased for: A sponsor was looking for an item or items that runners/walkers could be given at the race that they could us...

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How to Juggle Work and Life Balance Like a Boss

Apr 07, 2019

Sometimes life gets hard. You don’t have to work a night shift from Monday to Sunday to agree with that statement. Even the most effortless of jobs, those we believe to have truly mastered, can...

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Case Study: Plastics Make it Possible

Mar 31, 2019

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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How to Gain Inspiration in 5 Minutes

Mar 23, 2019

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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6 Promo Products for the Great Outdoors

Mar 16, 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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Give Your School Clubs a Boost With These Promotional Products

Mar 09, 2019

School clubs are an essential part of student life, and we’ve got the essential pieces you need to make the clubs a big success. These are promotional products that you can use for both to help ...

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6 Things You Need on Your Desk

Mar 01, 2019

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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Case Study: Save the Date, Save the Day

Feb 22, 2019

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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8 Paw-some Promotional Products for Dogs and Dog Lovers

Feb 15, 2019

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.   Col...

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5 Awesome Recreational Wearables

Feb 08, 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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Case Study: Resort Incentive Yields Oceans of Opportunity

Feb 01, 2019

A five-star resort that frequently hosts corporate events for Fortune 500 companies wanted to reach out to corporate guests to entice them to return for family vacations. The goal was for the guests t...

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

Jan 25, 2019

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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10 Promotional Products for Healthy Living

Jan 18, 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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How to Protect Your Business From Hackers

Jan 11, 2019

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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6 On-the-Go Products for Travelers

Jan 04, 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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Boost Branding

Jan 04, 2019

A local insurance agent wanted a way to connect with her customers and capture new leads with a useful promotional item that would also boost her personal branding and promote her services all year ro...

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Case Study: Pillow Box

Jul 02, 2019

Objective A children's hospital wanted to send a thank you gift package to donors. They wanted patients to be able to add a personalized touch to the gift to connect donors better to the cause. Prod...

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5 Unique Rainy-Day Promotional Products to Keep You Covered!

Jun 24, 2019

Unpredictable weather is a shared experience in life. No matter your age, geographical location, job, or personality, it will always rain. These unique and functional promotional products are sure to ...

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6 Budget-Friendly Products to Drive High-End Sales

Jun 17, 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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Case Study: Pull Up a Chair and Stay Awhile

Jun 10, 2019

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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