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Case Study: A Comforting Friend

Jul 15

This ambulance service is very active in its local community. They use this plush Saint Bernard for children faced with the trauma of when an ambulance is needed. They consider their Saint Bernard ...

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6 Promotional Products for Religious Institutions

Jul 08

Religion and spirituality are shared experiences that bring communities together, and promotional products are a great way to help get your message to those who want to hear it. Whether you’r...

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Case Study: A Hole in One Promotion

Jul 01

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 receiv...

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Case Study: Zip It Up

Jun 24

Description: Hit Sports Pack with Front Zipper Industry: Broadcast Media/Telecommunication What it was purchased for: A cellular provider needed giveaways for an event at a major university. How ...

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6 Perfect Gifts to Celebrate Your Employees

Jun 16

Nothing helps morale more at your company than an employee recognition program! Whether it's quarterly, end-of-the-year, or just because, we have something for every budget! Say goodbye to pizza pa...

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8 Home Office Essentials

Jun 09

Your employees work hard - and often longer hours when they're working from home. Surprise them with a little treat like one of these 8 Home Office Essentials! Temblor Speaker + Wireless Charg...

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Ye Olde Medieval Promos!

Jun 02

Hear ye, hear ye! Gather all around, for we have the perfect promos for your renaissance faire or medieval reenactment groups! Whether you're looking for your very own pet dragon, or looking to arm...

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Case Study: Do the Wave

May 26

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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5 Toys for the Kid at Heart

May 19

There's something special about receiving a toy that brings out the kid in all of us - whether you're 5 or 55! Adding a little childhood fun to your client's day will surely help them remember your...

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30 Quotes That Will Motivate You to Succeed

May 11

We all want to succeed in business and in life, but sometimes we could use an extra boost of motivation. Some of the most successful people we have ever known have failed many times before succeedi...

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Case Study: Promo'd to a Tee

May 04

As part of a newly developed corporate social responsibility initiative, an insurance company instituted an annual “give back” day where employee groups volunteered in their communities...

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Graphic Design Terms Everyone Should Know

Apr 27

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 ...

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Case Study: The Big Picture

Apr 20

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 repea...

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16 Ways Color Affects Your Branding and Marketing

Apr 12

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 adva...

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

Apr 05

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 Cas...

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Case Study: Fresh Mesh Promotions

Mar 29

Market: Real Estate Product Use: Incentive Gift Promotion: A high-end resort selected the Atlantis Mesh Beach Tote as an incentive gift for the visitors who attended their timeshare presentatio...

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Case Study: A Getaway Promotion

Mar 22

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 ke...

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How to Reduce Stress on the Job

Mar 14

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 bi...

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The Power of Promo: Why People Love Freebies

Mar 07

Getting free items can feel like winning the lottery. Whether it’s a free sample at the grocery store or a free trial of your favorite streaming service, it is always exciting to get somethin...

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Case Study: Info in a Flash

Feb 28

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...

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5 Simple Tips to Organize and Run Effective Meetings

Feb 21

If you work from 9 to 5, chances are you’ve sat in a meeting before. Whether it be a brainstorm session or roundtable discussion, it doesn’t matter the industry you are in, meetings are...

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Case Study: Getting Bent out of Shape for More Business

Feb 14

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...

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It's Pizza Time! 6 Pizza Products You'll Fall In Love For

Feb 06

Did you know that pizza has been around for a really long time? Pizza has been around since antiquity when the Romans, Egyptians, and the Greeks would all layer flatbreads with toppings, and even t...

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Decoration Methods, Simplified: Part II

Jan 30

In our recent post Decoration Methods, Simplified: Part I, we introduced you to several different types of decoration methods for promotional products. Because there are SO many options, now we&rsq...

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Case Study: Do a Double Take

Jan 23

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 F...

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All About Potato Promo

Jan 16

Whether you’re an Idaho native or just a big fan of potatoes, here’s a list of some spectacular potato promotional products that you may find appealing! Bag Clip What better way to...

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8 Paw-some Promotional Products for Dogs and Dog Lovers

Jan 08

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. Colla...

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7 Brilliant Bamboo Promotional Products

Dec 31, 2023

You don't have to be a panda to love bamboo! This popular, eco-friendly renewable resource grows super-fast and is known to be one of the most adaptable materials on the planet. Bamboo is incredibl...

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Case Study: Let the Games Begin!

Dec 24, 2023

Product: Custom Malibu Sunglasses Industry: Automotive/Banking What it was purchased for: A car company wanted to find a product that would promote their brand at a local college BCS Bowl Games. ...

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The Ultimate Holiday Food Guide

Dec 17, 2023

It's a universal truth: The holidays mean food. Whether you're breaking out an old family recipe or you're trying something new for the first time, the holidays are a time where you can com...

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

Dec 09, 2023

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! Weara...

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Top 5 Promotional Products for Professionals

Dec 02, 2023

Lawyers, CPAs, and architects, to name a few professionals, spend countless hours working in challenging industries. Promotional products are excellent for employee relations, orientation progra...

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7 Promotional Products for Law Firms

Nov 24, 2023

If you're in the law business, you know that brand recognition is everything. In fact, repeat clients and referrals are some of the top avenues through which law firms gain business. If you're look...

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5 Promotional Products That Will Have Your Clients Dreaming

Nov 17, 2023

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 ...

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Case Study: Safety First

Nov 10, 2023

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 bra...

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10 Luxurious Products for Your VIP Customers

Nov 02, 2023

Most people crave the feeling of class, power, and status that comes with enjoying luxury products. Those who claim they don’t, just haven't gotten a chance to experience it for free. So, wha...

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4 Products to Help Save the Rainforests

Oct 26, 2023

Did you know that a new animal species is discovered in the Amazon Rainforest every two days? From pink dolphins to black caimans to jaguars and tiny frogs, the rainforest is home to some of the wo...

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It's Party Thyme: 7 Products for Plant Lovers

Oct 18, 2023

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 ind...

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Leading the Workplace: How to Develop Your Leadership Skills

Oct 11, 2023

Do you want to lead? Or, are you already in a management or supervisory role and want to be the best leader you can be? Then we’ve got good news for you. No matter what your current position ...

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Case Study: The Techno Pup!

Oct 03, 2023

A software company creates attention at tradeshow events with custom plush animal mascot giveaways. This plush Leonberger Dog Mascot for the company as giveaways at trade shows and other marketing ...

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Five Frugal Promotions for the Cost-Savvy Consumer

Sep 26, 2023

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...

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The Best Promotional Products for Sports Fanatics

Sep 19, 2023

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 wear...

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The Value of Custom Packaging

Sep 11, 2023

When you advertise your business or organization with promotional products, you want those items to be unique, interesting, and memorable. So, shouldn’t that same principle apply to the packa...

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Why You Should Be Having More Fun at Work

Sep 04, 2023

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 ...

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12 Coolest Squeeze Products to Relieve Your Stress

Aug 28, 2023

Admit it, when you get a goodie bag full of promotional products, or you see a booth at a trade show - you immediately gravitate towards the stress relievers. Stress relievers have evolved well bey...

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6 Ways to Get More Done Every Day

Aug 20, 2023

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&rsq...

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Branding 101: Let’s Talk Logos

Aug 13, 2023

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 elemen...

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Case Study: Go Green or Go Home

Aug 05, 2023

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

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Case Study: Life of the Mardi

Jul 29, 2023

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 wan...

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Don't Break the Bank: 6 Budget-Friendly Promo Products

Jul 22, 2023

The truth is out: buying promotional products for your customers doesn't have to break the bank! Plus, everyone likes getting presents - no matter how big or small. So we've chosen six promotional ...

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Top 5 Promo Products for 5Ks and Marathons

Jul 15, 2023

Hosting your next 5K? Running out of ideas for what to giveaway at your next marathon? If so, check out these great promotional products. These items are proven to get people talking and will make ...

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Case Study: Roaming Free with the YUMA Clear Freedom Bottle

Jul 07, 2023

What do outdoor gear brands like Marmot® and Teva® have in common? Their target customers, high-value brand partners, and pretty much all of their employees are thirsty for adventure in t...

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Never Get Cold with These 5 Unique Sweatshirts

Jun 30, 2023

A cozy sweatshirt is perfect for those cold office days or a trip to the mountains. Since athleisure is all the rage nowadays, take part in this trend with a warm sweatshirt. Here are a few option...

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5 Steps to Achieving Your Goals

Jun 22, 2023

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 watc...

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The Fidget Phenomenon

Jun 15, 2023

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

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Win Big With These Promotional Products for Sports Lovers

Jun 08, 2023

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 product...

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6 Products to Grow Your Business!

May 31, 2023

People love plants! They live in our offices and our homes and whether you have a large flourishing garden or fake plants because you can't even keep a cactus alive, there's a plant-themed promo fo...

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Weather-Proof Promo!

May 24, 2023

The weather outside is frightful, but the (weather-proof promotional products) are sooo delightful! No matter your climate or weather patterns, I’ve found some excellent promotional items tha...

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5 Invaluable Marketing Books to Help Grow Your Brand

May 17, 2023

In the world of business, marketing trends are always evolving and it's easy to be overwhelmed. Sometimes you take one step forward only to be knocked two steps back. Luckily, there are endless res...

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Case Study: Adventure Awaits

May 09, 2023

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 lifes...

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6 Products Perfect for Pampering Mom on Mother's Day

May 02, 2023

Add your branding to these products and pamper moms everywhere on Mother’s Day with these promo products essential for rest, relaxation and promoting your brand! 1. Wooden Essential Oil...

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Case Study: Snap a Pic!

Apr 25, 2023

Objective: A large photography studio wanted a better welcome kit for their wedding clients than just a few loose flyers. Product: Mini Horizontal Pocket Folder Personalization: The photography s...

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Case Study: Success on Campus

Apr 17, 2023

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 stud...

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5 Quick Pick-Me-Ups You Can Send Your Employees at Home Right Now

Apr 10, 2023

Show your staff some much needed appreciation while they work from home with these inexpensive and mailable products. While many people are getting used to the “new normal” of working ...

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10 Promotional Products for Healthy Living

Apr 03, 2023

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...

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9 Useful Apps for Sales & Marketing Professionals

Mar 27, 2023

Your phone’s ringing off the hook. You’ve got three meetings back to back. Emails are piling up in your inbox. And when you have a moment to book your next business trip, you wonder how...

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Case Study: Beach Balls? Bingo!

Mar 20, 2023

Description: Beach Ball Industry: Tourism What it was purchased for: The customer was looking for a low-cost, family-friendly summer giveaway item to promote their city's summer tourism program i...

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8 Graphic Design Mistakes to Avoid

Mar 12, 2023

From social media graphics and website layouts to creating a cohesive grouping of promotional products, there are plenty of opportunities to flex your creative muscles and grow your business at the...

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The Best Apps For Organization

Mar 05, 2023

For many of us, keeping organized and productive seems to be the goal that haunts us throughout the year – especially in an increasingly digital age where social media, a million calendar rem...

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5 Promotional Products for Firemen and Fire Departments

Feb 26, 2023

Firemen deserve a special kind of admiration. They spend their careers rushing into buildings while others are rushing out. Many departments require aid from the community, and that’s wher...

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Case Study: Resort Incentive Yields Oceans of Opportunity

Feb 19, 2023

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 guest...

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Cheers! Let’s Sell More Beer!

Feb 12, 2023

Description: Custom Wave Table Tent Industry: Hospitality What it was purchased for: A local brewery wanted an eye-catching promotional item to place on tables that would boost their alcohol sale...

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Your Brand Is Your Business - Market It!

Feb 05, 2023

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 ...

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6 On-the-Go Products for Travelers

Jan 29, 2023

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 will ...

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Case Study: Recycle, Reuse, Read a Book!

Jan 22, 2023

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 studen...

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You Can Bank on These 7 Promotional Products

Jan 15, 2023

Finance-themed promotional products are a great marketing investment and help increase brand awareness and customer loyalty. These seven products can be used as financial seminar gifts, banking giv...

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5 Out of the Box Promotional Products We Love…and You Will Too!

Jan 08, 2023

We’ve all been stuck in the same rut while trying to come up with some original ideas to appeal to customers. Are you in need of some extra product inspiration? If so, here’s a littl...

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Case Study: Let Them Eat Cake!

Dec 31, 2022

Objective A bakery owner had built solid connections with other service providers within their local event industry. But they were looking to grow their business within the wedding market. Pro...

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7 Promotional Products Perfect for Weddings

Dec 23, 2022

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 t...

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Branding 101: What Makes a Brand Powerful

Dec 16, 2022

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, an...

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Earbuds and Speakers and Headphones - Oh My!

Dec 08, 2022

Music connects us as humans -- it transcends boundaries, cultures, race, and language! You can instantly connect with someone you may not have over the mutual love for a song or a band. Whether it'...

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A Quick Guide to Promotional Bags

Dec 01, 2022

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 product...

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6 Reasons You Need a Company Store

Nov 23, 2022

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 comp...

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Case Study: Keep Warm Buddy Set

Nov 16, 2022

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. They...

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

Nov 08, 2022

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 daiqu...

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Case Study: Create Your Own Reality

Nov 01, 2022

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

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Case Study: What Does Your Phone Stand For?

Oct 25, 2022

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 ...

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10 Tweetable Quotes for Motivation

Oct 18, 2022

People love quotes. That’s probably why 30% of retweets on Twitter are quote-related. You can tap into that trend by posting engaging and entertaining quotes on your company’s account. ...

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Satisfy Your Customers’ Cravings With These 6 Sweet Treats

Oct 10, 2022

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 o...

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10 Must-Have Tech Products and Accessories

Oct 03, 2022

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 wea...

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Case Study: Take a Map!

Sep 25, 2022

Objective: A university wanted a practical handout to give to prospective students, alumni, and other campus visitors. The handout was intended for first-time visitors and those who hadn't been o...

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8 Promo Products That Will Kick Start Your Goals

Sep 18, 2022

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 physi...

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Case Study: Employee Appreciation Gift

Sep 10, 2022

A company with many sales representatives needed an item for their top sales performers. Since their sales staff has both men and women, they needed an item that could be used by either gender. The...

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Take a Hike! 6 Products to Help you in the Great Outdoors

Sep 03, 2022

Did you know that between the United States, Mexico, and Canada, there are 15 different ecological regions in North America? Right in our own back yard, you can go from the frosty tundra of far nor...

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What Millennials Want (And How to Work With Them)

Aug 26, 2022

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...

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Case Study: Insuring Happy Employees

Aug 19, 2022

Item: JAFFA® Round Zinc Coaster Purpose: End of year gifts for employees Audience: Insurance firm employees An insurance firm had a particularly prosperous year and wanted to give employees ...

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6 A+ Products for Online Education Courses

Aug 12, 2022

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 st...

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Case Study: A

Aug 04, 2022

Organization Tanning Salon Product Featured Polyester Lanyard Goal of Promotion To create new clients for salon Description of Case History A tanning salon wanted a creative way to give ou...

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6 Awarding Rewards for Your Employees

Jul 28, 2022

Since the beginning of the corporate award dinners, the same type of glass award has been presented at each one, whether it is a banquet, end-of-year party, or even just a company-wide meeting. Whi...

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Case Study: Custom Caps with a Budget Cap

Jul 21, 2022

Description: Custom Cap Industry: Trade Show/Convention/Events What it was purchased for: A major national racing event was looking for giveaways to hand out to folks in suites and VIP sponsors. ...

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

Jul 13, 2022

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 ...

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Gifts Based on Enneagram Types

Jul 06, 2022

So, you're running out of gift ideas. Over the years, you've given your clients things they like, such as a cat Star Wars poster, tickets to see their favorite band, or even as far as their favorit...

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

Jun 28, 2022

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 ...

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Top 10 Promotional Product Ideas for the Construction Industry

Jun 21, 2022

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 p...

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How to Create Buzz Around a Launch With Promo Products

Jun 13, 2022

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 l...

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Your Guide to Promo Hats

May 30, 2022

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 variou...

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7 Promotional Products That Help You Prepare for the Unexpected

May 22, 2022

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 prepar...

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How to Work Smarter, Not Harder

May 15, 2022

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 sti...

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6 Purr-fect Promo Products for Cat Lovers

May 07, 2022

Everyone knows that dogs are man’s best friend, but did you know that cats have been living alongside humans as companions since at least 7500 BC? In 2017, cats were one of the most popular p...

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Drink It In: 6 Drinkware Products to Quench Your Thirst

Apr 30, 2022

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...

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Case Study: Pull Up a Chair and Stay Awhile

Apr 22, 2022

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 doll...

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5 Ways to Be Healthier in 2 Minutes or Less

Apr 15, 2022

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 alway...

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Case Study: A Race to Remember

Apr 07, 2022

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...

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Case Study: Shine Bright

Mar 31, 2022

Description: Sunglasses and Sunglass Case Industry: Food & Beverage What it was purchased for: Summer is a big opportunity for coffee chains to sell frozen drinks. Part of an employee reward duri...

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Case Study: I've Got You Covered

Mar 23, 2022

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 coul...

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Case Study: Staying Safe for Back-to-School

Mar 16, 2022

A private school held an online meeting to outline plans for returning to school safely during the Coronavirus pandemic. As a follow-up, the school sent information packets to students’ paren...

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Sweet Dreams Are Made of Cheese: Products for Charcuterie Lovers

Mar 08, 2022

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...

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Case Study: Plastics Make it Possible

Mar 01, 2022

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...

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Return of the Events: 6 Products for Concerts and More

Feb 22, 2022

Live music is back! Venues are opening their doors, and artists are announcing tour dates again. After more than a year of few to no events for most places, bands, club promoters, venue owners, and...

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Case Study: Jot It Down

Feb 15, 2022

Description: Mini Flip Pad Jotter Industry: Financial What it was purchased for: An investment firm wanted to promote their new financial blog to their existing customers with a memorable branded...

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5 Promo Products to Make Your Office Safer for Employees

Feb 07, 2022

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 t...

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Case Study: It's Raining Cats and Dogs

Jan 31, 2022

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 ...

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Case Study: A Shoe-In

Jan 24, 2022

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

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Your Graphic & Web Design Cheat Sheet

Jan 16, 2022

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 grap...

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Using Customer Profiles to Find the Perfect Promo Products

Jan 09, 2022

When business owners are asked about the customers they serve, many times, their response is: “Well, we serve everyone…” If a company served everyone, it would be impossible to ...

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Case Study: Pillow Box

Jan 01, 2022

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. P...

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10 Promo Products for Auto-Lovers

Dec 25, 2021

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 ...

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8 Items for Restaurant Promos that Sizzle

Dec 18, 2021

Have you heard the word? Indoor dining is back, baby! For restaurants, bars, cafes, and more looking to spread the good news that they're fully operational again, promotional products are a great ...

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You Need More Cowbell

Dec 10, 2021

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 cho...

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6 Products for the Aspiring Home Chef

Dec 03, 2021

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 take...

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3 Things Every Busy Professional Needs

Nov 26, 2021

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 professio...

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Game On: 10 Promo Product Games We Love!

Nov 19, 2021

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 Toss...

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Case Study: Boosting Trade Show Booth Traffic

Nov 12, 2021

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

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Case Study: Bringing Back the Fanny Pack

Nov 05, 2021

Market: Entertainment Product Use: Gift With Purchase Promotion: A major theme park chose the Safeguard Security Waist Belt as a gift with purchase for customers who bought season passes. The w...

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

Oct 28, 2021

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 ...

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Case Study: Time for a Rebrand

Oct 21, 2021

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

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Case Study: You Can Count on Us

Oct 14, 2021

The marketing department for a regional credit union was considering a custom writing instrument from overseas as part of a re-branding campaign. However, supply chain disruptions due to Coronavi...

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Beyond PPE: 6 Feel-Good Promo Products for Hospitals

Oct 07, 2021

Although 2020 has been over-saturated with PPE products, hospitals and medical offices still seek other promo product ideas (beyond PPE) to pass out to patients, nurses, and visitors. Whether be...

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5 Tips for Boosting Social Media Engagement

Sep 30, 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 ar...

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How to Put Together an Onboarding Kit

Sep 23, 2021

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 ju...

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Case Study: Roll Up in Style

Sep 16, 2021

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

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Case Study: The Weather is Snow Joke

Sep 08, 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. ...

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Case Study: Fun in the Sun

Sep 01, 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 d...

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How Promo Products Can Make a Lasting Impression

Aug 25, 2021

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

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Case Study: Inking Impressions

Aug 18, 2021

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 ...

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6 Products to Welcome Students Back to School

Aug 10, 2021

"Don't you just love New York in the fall? It makes me wanna buy school supplies. I would send you a bouquet of newly sharpened pencils if I knew your name and address." Tom Hanks said it bes...

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8 Dental Products That Will Make You Smile

Aug 03, 2021

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...

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6 Products to Show Your Support for Breast Cancer Awareness

Jul 27, 2021

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 i...

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Case Study: Financial Industry

Jul 19, 2021

Products Javalina® Classic Pen Industry Financial Application Direct Mail A local bank wanted to increase awareness of its low mortgage rates and decided to do a direct mailin...

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7 Sources to Boost Your Creativity

Jul 12, 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 g...

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How to Juggle Work and Life Balance Like a Boss

Jul 05, 2021

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, ...

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Case Study: Yes, We Can!

Jun 27, 2021

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 a...

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

Jun 20, 2021

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 produc...

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Cook Up a Storm With These 5 Promotional Products

Jun 13, 2021

There are hundreds of cooking gadgets that claim to make people’s lives easier but many of them end up collecting dust in the junk drawer. We’ve found the best and most useful kitchen p...

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6 Rainy Weather Promotions

Jun 06, 2021

Spring is finally here! You know what that means: flowers are blooming, birds are chirping, and the days are getting longer. It also means lots of rain, from light spring showers to booming thunder...

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Case Study: Charity Fundraiser

May 29, 2021

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 ...

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Case Study: Where Has Your Pen Been?

May 22, 2021

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

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Case Study: A New Way to Do Cross-Promotions

May 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 ...

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Case Study: Wave Hello to Recognition

May 08, 2021

Item: JAFFA® Wave Award Purpose: Welcome gift for incentive winners Audience: Software company sales representatives A software company held a sales incentive contest for reps to win a tr...

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7 Financial Products That Are a Great Investment

Apr 30, 2021

Finance-themed promotional products are a great marketing investment and help increase brand awareness and customer loyalty. These 7 products can be used as financial seminar gifts, banking giveawa...

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Advice for Getting the Most Out of a Business Trip

Apr 23, 2021

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 busine...

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Case Study: Too Hot to Jot

Apr 16, 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 consiste...

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Tasty Products to Satisfy a Sweet Tooth

Apr 09, 2021

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 ...

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5 Pitch Perfect Products for Musically Talented Individuals

Apr 02, 2021

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 ...

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Case Study: Masks and Casks

Mar 25, 2021

When a distillery was launching a new line of spirits, they collaborated with a large chain of liquor stores to promote their new products. The stores gave all employees PrevaGuard™ Face Mask...

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

Mar 18, 2021

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...

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Case Study: This Promotional Product is in the Bag

Mar 11, 2021

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 desi...

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Lead a Healthier Lifestyle With These 6 Promotional Products

Mar 04, 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, t...

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Old School vs. New School Promo Products

Feb 25, 2021

It’s no secret – people love “vintage” products. Just look at the huge resurgence in vintage clothing that began in the early 2010’s and you’ll see what we&rsquo...

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Case Study: Have a Seat

Feb 17, 2021

As the COVID-19 pandemic spread, a non-profit healthcare provider needed additional waiting room seating for their clinics and health centers across the state. As a non-profit, they needed an affor...

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Case Study: These Calendars Aren't Week

Feb 10, 2021

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 Calendar Personalization: The bank ...

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Case Study: A Gift to Build a Dream On

Feb 03, 2021

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 th...

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Case Study: 3D is the Key

Jan 27, 2021

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 p...

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Must-Have Promotional Products for the Real Estate Industry

Jan 20, 2021

Real estate promotional products are a memorable way to stay top of mind with your clients by promoting your brand, while also giving something back to your clients. Whether it’s part of a di...

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8 Corporate Gifts for Your Employees

Jan 13, 2021

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...

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Case Study: The Write Stuff

Jan 06, 2021

Description: Rumba Pen Industry: Automotive What it was purchased for: An automotive supplier wanted to make their name visible in automotive stores around the country. How it was distributed: P...

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Case Study: Computer Repair At Your Fuzzy Fingertips

Dec 29, 2020

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...

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5 Office Toys That Will Bring Your Brand Joy

Dec 22, 2020

Look around your office and you will probably find that your coworkers’ desktops are riddled with a variety of knick-knacks, toys, puzzles, and stress balls. Office toys are a great way to...

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10 Perfect Holiday Promotional Products

Dec 15, 2020

If you haven’t heard, ‘tis the season to be jolly! Fortunately, ‘tis also the season to get your brand some serious face time with your customers via some really cool holiday-them...

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Case Study: Look, Ma, No Hands!

Dec 08, 2020

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 bud...

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Case Study: Don't Run from this Promo!

Dec 01, 2020

Description: Running Belt Fanny Pack Industry: Sports / Fitness What it was purchased for: A nationwide gym chain was looking for an item to give away with the purchase of yearly memberships....

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Corporate Social Responsibility and the Beauty of Giving Back

Nov 24, 2020

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 doe...

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Case Study: I Was Framed!

Nov 24, 2020

Objective: The city was celebrating National Public Works Week with a community event. The event provided education for community members, as well as games for entertainment. Event planners wante...

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Lanyards: Everything You Need to Know

Nov 24, 2020

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 ...

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Your Guide to Drinkware

Nov 24, 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 b...

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Case Study: Wave Hello to Promotions

Nov 24, 2020

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

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6 Snap-Worthy Products for Every Photographer

Nov 24, 2020

Do you know what bokeh means? Aperture? That’s ok if you don’t, but many of your clients may know these terms if they are avid photographers! Whether they enjoy taking a flat lay shot o...

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Perk up Your Promotions With These 6 Coffee Products

Nov 24, 2020

Coffee enthusiasts will love these promotional products that look like they’re straight from the coffee shop! Millions of people drink coffee and tea every day, even multiple times a day whic...

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Why You Need Promotional Products

Nov 23, 2020

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 adv...

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How Promo Products Can Tell Your Brand's Story

Nov 23, 2020

Stories are powerful. From sharing stories around the campfire to writing fictional novels, storytelling has connected people together for thousands of years. But, have you ever considered storyte...

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