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4 Ways to Improve Communication

Mar 28

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: Yes, We Can!

Mar 20

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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8 Dental Products That Will Make You Smile

Mar 13

Promotional products are great for handing out after patient visits, at conferences and events, or to have available in your reception area. Here are our 8 favorite dental promotional products that he...

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Case Study: Keeping it All Together

Mar 06

Objective: An insurance company wanted to send new customers home with a special gift and a way to keep their new insurance policy documentation organized.Product: Insurance Document Pouch &...

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Top 10 Promotional Product Ideas for the Construction Industry

Feb 28

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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4 Steps to #Winning Social Media

Feb 20

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 Invaluable Marketing Books to Help Grow Your Brand

Feb 13

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 resour...

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25 Insane Facts About Promotional Products

Feb 06

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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Case Study: Beach Balls? Bingo!

Jan 30

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 in t...

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Case Study: Wave Hello to Promotions

Jan 23

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 would...

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Case Study: This Promotional Product is in the Bag

Jan 15

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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You Need More Cowbell

Jan 08

Description: Cowbell Industry: Sporting Events, Athletics What it was purchased for: A charity marathon coordinator wanted a giveaway that spectators could use to cheer on their runners. They chose ...

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Your Guide to Drinkware

Jan 01

Mugs, tumblers, and bottles…oh my! There is an abundance of variety available when it comes to promotional drinkware, which can make it difficult to decide what is the best choice for your bran...

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Case Study: Celebrate Milestones

Dec 25, 2019

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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A Lunch That Packs a Punch

Dec 17, 2019

Description: 3 Section Lunch Container Industry: Healthcare What it was purchased for: A hospital was looking for a unique lunch packet for nurses, doctors, and anyone else employed at any of the ho...

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6 Hot Products for the Grill Master

Dec 10, 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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8 Corporate Gifts for Your Employees

Dec 03, 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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Your Brand Is Your Business - Market It!

Nov 26, 2019

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

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Branding 101: Let’s Talk Logos

Nov 19, 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: Employee Appreciation Gift

Nov 12, 2019

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. They c...

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

Nov 05, 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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Case Study: Getting Bent out of Shape for More Business

Oct 29, 2019

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

Oct 21, 2019

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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Case Study: Brighten Their Day

Oct 14, 2019

A realtor wanted to give a thank-you gift to those who purchased a new home with them. They chose the LED Carbon Fiber Aluminum Flashlight. They printed their logo along with the tagline, "We wil...

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5 Steps to Achieving Your Goals

Oct 07, 2019

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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School's in Session: 7 Essential Supplies for Students

Sep 29, 2019

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

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Case Study: This Event Needs More Cowbell

Sep 22, 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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Case Study: Fun in the Sun

Sep 15, 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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Here Are Our Votes For The Best Political Promotional Product Staples

Sep 08, 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: Wine for the Win

Sep 01, 2019

A local winery at their annual fall festival was looking for a way to boost their sales on take-home bottles of wine. So, they gave away the imprinted Winged Corkscrew to anyone who purchased three bo...

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Case Study: A Gift to Build a Dream On

Aug 24, 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: It’s a Date!

Aug 17, 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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Case Study: A New Way to Do Cross-Promotions

Aug 10, 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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Case Study: Keeping Colds at Bay, One Spritz at a Time

Aug 03, 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: Lunchtime Loot

Jul 27, 2019

A restaurant supply company was planning its annual company picnic for employees and their families. Every year, the company gives employees a nice gift in the $10 range. This year, the company chose ...

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Know Your Shades: 4 Types of Iconic Sunglasses

Jul 20, 2019

“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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7 Financial Products That Are a Great Investment

Jul 12, 2019

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 giveaways,...

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How to Juggle Work and Life Balance Like a Boss

Jul 05, 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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Drive Traffic with These 6 Trade Show Ideas

May 30, 2019

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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Case Study: Rock out on the Run

May 23, 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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The Best Promotional Products for Sports Fanatics

May 16, 2019

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

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Top 8 Promotional Products for Real Estate Professionals

May 09, 2019

If you work in real estate, you know that your field generates billions of dollars in revenue per year in residential, commercial and industrial sectors. And you could pocket a good amount of that yie...

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Case Study: Pillow Box

May 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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11 Promo Products for an Active Lifestyle

Apr 25, 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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Case Study: Plastics Make it Possible

Apr 17, 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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Case Study: Sharper Students

Apr 10, 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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8 Elegant & Engravable Promotional Products

Apr 03, 2019

The promotional products industry has become so successful for one reason: people like free stuff. It’s true! So, how do you know which of the millions of products you want to be associated with...

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Beverages stay perfectly hot or cold w/CamelBak Chute®

Mar 30, 2019

This is a perfect promotional item to get your brand or marketing message out in the summer.  The CamelBak Chute® keeps beverages perfectly hot or cold.  Imprint options: 3.25" h x 3.83"...

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Inversa® auto-open Umbrella & reverse closing keeps you dry

Mar 30, 2019

The auto-open Inversa Inverted Umbrella is designed to not only protect you from the rain, but also from a rain-soaked umbrella.  It can auto-open as you step out into the rain, and can reverse...

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20 Oz. Husky™ Tumbler = Stays cold 24 hours, Stays hot 8 hours

Mar 30, 2019

This is a perfect promotional item to get your brand or marketing message out in the summer.  Imprint options: 1" w x 5" h on the vertical engraving. Second imprint option: 2 1/2" w x 2 1/...

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Case Study: Save the Date, Save the Day

Mar 27, 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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Case Study: A Picture is Worth...a Nice Donation

Mar 20, 2019

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

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Case Study: Inking Impressions

Mar 13, 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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STRIDELINE® Socks w/Your Logo: Deal of the Week

Mar 07, 2019

Deal of the Week STRIDELINE® Socks w/Your Logo Sometimes your customer wants the best - and this is it. Select Terry pads and the highest quality combed cotton in the world. Each sock starts a...

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3 in 1 iPopStand®: Bottle Opener, Key Chain, Smartphone Holder

Mar 07, 2019

Deal of the Week   3 in 1 iPopStand® & PopSockets® Grip   These are great giveaways for a “social” demographic that relies on smartphones vs desktop computers t...

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

Mar 05, 2019

  Looking for some promotional products to outshine the competition? Need some LED magic to illuminate your brand? We’ve got you covered with this selection of super fun promotional produc...

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Case Study: Attract New Customers

Feb 26, 2019

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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Independent Trading Co.® Unisex Lightweight Full-Zip Hooded Sweatshirt

Feb 23, 2019

Deal of the Week.  These hoodies are so popular because they are soft.  You can put your logo on it. Minimum quantity 24, starting at $29.90.  Talk about soft!  Pre-laundered blend...

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Employee Safety Recognition Plaques

Feb 23, 2019

Deal of the Week.  The first week of March is Employee Recognition Day.  We have specials for you to consider, from safety recognition plaques to performance and leadership awards....

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7 Ways to Take Advantage of Your Lunch Break

Feb 19, 2019

Taking a lunch break is important. It’s a time when you can step away from your computer and have a little “me” time. Your lunch break should be a time when you can unplug and stop t...

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Case Study: Where Has Your Pen Been?

Jun 28, 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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7 Promotional Products for When You’re Feeling Lucky

Jun 21, 2019

Whether you’re a casino looking for new ways to entice players to visit or you’re putting together a casino themed event, there are plenty of promotional products for you! Add your logo an...

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10 Luxurious Products for Your VIP Customers

Jun 14, 2019

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, what b...

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9 Useful Apps for Sales & Marketing Professionals

Jun 06, 2019

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 yo...

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