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Case Study: The Write Stuff

Aug 07

Description: Rumba PenIndustry: AutomotiveWhat it was purchased for: An automotive supplier wanted to make their name visible in automotive stores around the country.How it was distributed: Pens were ...

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Customer Experience + Branding: The Relationship Goals of Marketing

Jul 31

Customer experience can make or break your company. How you and your employees treat customers directly reflects your brand’s values. But the truth is, positive customer experiences can be diffi...

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5 Simple Tips to Organize and Run Effective Meetings

Jul 24

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 in...

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Case Study: Recycle, Reuse, Read a Book!

Jul 16

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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30 Quotes That Will Motivate You to Succeed

Jul 09

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 succeeding....

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You Can Bank on These 7 Promotional Products

Jul 02

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 giveaw...

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

Jun 25

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: Go Green or Go Home

Jun 18

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

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The Value of Custom Packaging

Jun 11

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 packagin...

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Giving Back: The Importance of Corporate Social Responsibility

Jun 03

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

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Take it To-Go: 8 Restaurant Takeout Essentials

May 27

The way restaurant patrons experience dining out has changed immensely since coronavirus cases have begun popping up in the U.S. Restaurants that were once packed to the brim with happy diners are now...

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Case Study: Save the Date, Save the Day

May 20

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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7 Fitness Promotional Products to Help You Stay in Shape

May 13

Exercise is an important part of our overall wellness and many companies are using wellness initiatives to promote healthy choices like regular exercise. Whether your company is encouraging physical f...

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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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Generation Z vs. Millennials: What’s the Difference?

Apr 29

We’re all familiar with the stereotypes that characterize the millennial generation- avocado toast, “killing” chain restaurants, and being social media obsessed. But what actually de...

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Case Study: It’s a Date!

Apr 14

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 Prom Ticket Keepsake

Apr 07

  A Prom Ticket Keepsake   Organization High School                                      ...

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Case Study: Pull Up a Chair and Stay Awhile

Mar 30

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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Case Study: Too Hot to Jot

Mar 23

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 consist...

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Imprint Everything: A Guide to Printing Methods

Mar 16

Once you’ve found the perfect promotional product for your business or organization, the next step is to emblazon it with your logo or message. Depending on the item, there may be multiple decor...

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Case Study: Getting Bent out of Shape for More Business

Mar 09

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 Promotional Products to Fit Your Budget

Mar 02

Branding: it’s something that every company needs but there can be a common misconception that you need a large budget to get started. That’s not the case! Branding and promoting your comp...

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

Feb 16

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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Case Study: Charity Fundraiser

Feb 09

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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6 Purr-fect Promo Products for Cat Lovers

Feb 02

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 pets...

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6 Helpful Tips to Address Unhappy Customers

Jan 26

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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Case Study: Rock out on the Run

Jan 19

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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Case Study: Plastics Make it Possible

Jan 12

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: Hay, Where'd You Get That Tote?

Jan 04

Description: Large Boat ToteIndustry: Sports / FitnessWhat it was purchased for: Horse show giveawaysHow it was distributed: A local horse show needed gifts for their major contributors. A VIP t...

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Case Study: Where Has Your Pen Been?

Dec 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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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: I Was Framed!

Dec 14, 2019

 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 planner...

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Case Study: This Event Needs More Cowbell

Dec 06, 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: Raise Your Glass

Nov 29, 2019

The NY Yankees wanted to create special commemorative bottles to celebrate Derek Jeter’s accomplishments at Yankee Stadium. They chose 150 magnum-sized (1.5L) bottles with a special logo and Jet...

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6 Products to Include in Every Holiday Gift Basket

Nov 22, 2019

It’s always a good idea to get those gifts planned out and ready to go before the holiday chaos begins, and that includes client appreciation gifts. But, what do you get them? Put in extra thoug...

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5 Steps to Achieving Your Goals

Nov 15, 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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Case Study: It Takes a Village

Nov 08, 2019

 Objective A village needed an easy way to let residents know when there were issues with their water meters. They wanted a faster method of communication than mailing letters, and somethin...

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Swing, Batter! The Best MLB Promotions

Nov 01, 2019

Looking beyond the peanuts and Cracker Jacks, there are some creative new promotions heading to major league baseball stadiums this season!  The tradition of these MLB giveaways dates all the way...

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5 Military Themed Promotional Products

Oct 24, 2019

We’ve got camouflage. We’ve got utility. We’ve got plenty of “olive drab” to go around. If you are looking for products that appeal to military personnel and their famili...

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Yes, There's a Difference: Everything You Need to Know About Pens

Oct 17, 2019

Even as much of our world goes digital and paperless, the pen remains an essential tool in both office and home life. With so many different types of pens, choosing the “write” one can be ...

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Case Study: Raise Your Glass!

Oct 10, 2019

Objective A local brewery wanted an eye-catching promotional item to place on tables that would boost their alcohol sales and highlight their weekly specials while encouraging enrollment for their ta...

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How Promo Products Can Tell Your Brand's Story

Oct 02, 2019

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 storytelli...

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6 Promotional Products for Music Lovers

Sep 25, 2019

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

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Case Study: The Big Picture

Sep 18, 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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Case Study: Inking Impressions

Sep 11, 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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8 Promotional Products to Win Game Day

Sep 04, 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 Ways to Boost Employee Morale

Aug 28, 2019

When it comes to building a successful company culture, maintaining positive employee attitude is key. Not only are happy employees more productive, but your company is also more likely to attract and...

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6 Snap-Worthy Products for Every Photographer

Aug 20, 2019

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 of t...

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5 Ways to Be Healthier in 2 Minutes or Less

Aug 13, 2019

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

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10 Promo Products for Auto-Lovers

Aug 06, 2019

Grab your keys and prepare for a Bo Duke slide across the hood of your car. It’s time to take a look at 10 promo products for auto-lovers. For this list, we put together a travel-bag of gear wor...

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6 Hot Products for the Grill Master

Jul 30, 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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Ain't Nobody Got Time for That: 5 Tips for Working Efficiently

Jul 23, 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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7 Ways to Instantly Make Your Website More User-Friendly

Jul 16, 2019

With more and more people preferring to conduct business exclusively online, a user-friendly website isn’t just desirable, it’s required if you want to be successful. These seven tips will...

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Case Study: Wine for the Win

Jul 09, 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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9 Useful Apps for Sales & Marketing Professionals

Jun 03, 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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Case Study: A Gift to Build a Dream On

May 27, 2019

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

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Case Study: This Promotional Product is in the Bag

May 19, 2019

Description: Laundry Bag Industry: Financial What it was purchased for: A credit union wanted to target college students and offer them an incentive to open a new account. They chose a stock design,...

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8 Corporate Gifts for Your Employees

May 12, 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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10 Luxurious Products for Your VIP Customers

May 05, 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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Work Hard, Play Harder: 6 Promotional Products to Promote a Healthy Lifestyle

Apr 28, 2019

  Whether you’re playing a team sport, working out, running a marathon, or going to the game, these promotional products are built to fit any active lifestyle! Add your logo to any of thes...

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Drive Traffic with These 6 Trade Show Ideas

Apr 21, 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: Employee Appreciation Gift

Apr 13, 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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Case Study: It's in the Bag

Apr 06, 2019

Description Non-Woven Shopper Tote Bag Industry Bookstore What it was purchased for A large Metropolitan Community College Bookstore wanted to feature a reusable shopping bag to the students who ...

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Case Study: Beach Balls? Bingo!

Mar 30, 2019

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

Mar 23, 2019

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! Wearable...

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6 Ways to Get More Done Every Day

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

Mar 08, 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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8 Elegant & Engravable Promotional Products

Mar 01, 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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6 On-the-Go Products for Travelers

Feb 22, 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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Case Study: Stick to the Schedule

Feb 15, 2019

Industry: Hospitality Personalization: A small sandwich shop wanted to increase their business during lunch hour. Their target market was people who worked near their restaurant. Method of Distribut...

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Case Study: College Fair Giveaway

Feb 08, 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

Jan 31, 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: Safety First

Jan 24, 2019

Product: Auto Safety Kit Industry: Banking What it was purchased for: As a gift to anyone who opened a new bank account for over $1,000.00. How it was distributed: The bank was looking for a brande...

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Case Study: 3D is the Key

Jan 17, 2019

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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Case Study: Happy to Hang Around

Jan 10, 2019

Description: Standard Door Hangers Industry: Automotive What it was purchased for: A collision center wanted to increase the number of customer satisfaction survey responses and boost online appoint...

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Case Study: Computer Repair At Your Fuzzy Fingertips

Jan 03, 2019

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

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5 Promotional Products That Will Have Your Clients Dreaming

Dec 27, 2018

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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3 Simple Ways to Boost Your Mood Right Now

Dec 19, 2018

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

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4 Steps to #Winning Social Media

Dec 12, 2018

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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Improve Sales and Traffic

Dec 05, 2018

A hotel wanted to promote its amenities to guests in a personable, yet non-intrusive manner. The goal was to encourage guests to utilize hotel amenities instead of going off-site to fulfill their need...

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Your Brand Is Your Business - Market It!

Nov 28, 2018

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

Nov 21, 2018

  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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7 Retro Products That Will Turn Back Time

Nov 13, 2018

Do you ever have that moment when you look at something and you get an overwhelming surge of nostalgia? Everyone loves a good throwback, especially when it's a cool, vintage product. Below are seven r...

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Case Study: Fun in the Sun

Nov 06, 2018

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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Branding 101: Let’s Talk Logos

Oct 30, 2018

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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Success on Campus

Oct 23, 2018

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 st...

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Top 8 Promotional Products for Real Estate Professionals

Oct 16, 2018

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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Top 10 Promotional Products for the Health and Wellness Industry

Oct 09, 2018

Now, more than ever before, people are focused on enriching their lives with healthy habits and wellbeing practices. In fact, the health & wellness industry has seen exponential growths over the p...

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How to Juggle Work and Life Balance Like a Boss

Oct 02, 2018

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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Attract New Customers

Sep 24, 2018

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

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5 Fail-Proof Ideas for Your Business Instagram

Jun 12, 2018

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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5 Invaluable Marketing Books to Help Grow Your Brand

Jun 05, 2018

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

May 29, 2018

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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Why You Need Promotional Products

May 21, 2018

In a world of ever-changing advertisement trends, there is one marketing solution that never grows old – promotional products. Studies show promotional products were ranked as the highest advert...

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

May 14, 2018

Promotional products aren't just for niche industry operations. Whether you are a small organization looking to grow your business, or an established company wanting to reach a new market, a product b...

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8 Promo Products That Will Kick Start Your Goals

May 11, 2018

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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10 Promotional Products for Healthy Living

May 07, 2018

We all strive to be our best selves, but sometimes it’s easier said than done. We can all make excuses to make unhealthy choices. Your niece has a birthday and it would seem rude to turn down th...

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Case Study: Sharper Students

Jul 01, 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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Your Graphic & Web Design Cheat Sheet

Jun 24, 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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The Best Promotional Products for Sports Fanatics

Jun 17, 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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Case Study: Guess the Flavor Lip Balm

Jun 10, 2019

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

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