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Case Study: Beach Balls? Bingo!

Nov 28

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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How to Create Buzz Around a Launch With Promo Products

Nov 21

So, you’re launching a new product or service? Congratulations – what an exciting time for your business! We understand that your next step is to develop your action plan to make this laun...

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Pre-Set Kits

Nov 16

When distributor Lori Bostdorff at Red Promotions in Bellevue, Washington, received a phone call from one of her largest clients asking for gifts for a virtual event just a few weeks away, she kne...

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Case Study: A Hole in One Promotion

Nov 13

Product: Jumbo Cooler Bag Industry: Agriculture What it was purchased for: These bags were given out to participants in a company golf tournament. How it was distributed: All participants received ...

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How to Protect Your Business From Hackers

Nov 06

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

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Customer Experience + Branding: The Relationship Goals of Marketing

Oct 29

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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Case Study: Plastics Make it Possible

Oct 22

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: Lunchtime Appreciation

Oct 14

Description: ID Lunch Bag Industry: Health Care / Pharmaceutical What it was purchased for: A hospital wanted a unisex item to give out for Nurses Week. Since most of the nursing staff brought their...

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Case Study: Shine Bright

Oct 07

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 during ...

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Case Study: Attract New Customers

Sep 30

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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10 Luxurious Products for Your VIP Customers

Sep 22

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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Cook Up a Storm With These 5 Promotional Products

Sep 15

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 prod...

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

Sep 08

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 daiquiri...

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Cheers! Let’s Sell More Beer!

Aug 31

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 sales, ...

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8 Fall Promo Products

Aug 24

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

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8 Dental Products That Will Make You Smile

Aug 17

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: Keep it Sweet

Aug 09

Vertical Market: Hospitality Product Use: Employee Appreciation Promotion: A nationally known hotel chain gifted their staff the Everyday Sweet and Savory Gourmet Carry Caddy for Employee Appreciati...

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

Aug 02

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 th...

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Case Study: A Race to Remember

Jul 26

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 in...

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

Jul 18

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 northe...

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6 Rainy Weather Promotions

Jul 11

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 thundersto...

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Top 10 Promotional Products for the Health and Wellness Industry

Jul 03

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 past ...

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Case Study: Info in a Flash

Jun 26

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 di...

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How to Juggle Work and Life Balance Like a Boss

Jun 18

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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10 Promo Products for Auto-Lovers

Jun 11

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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Beyond PPE: 6 Feel-Good Promo Products for Hospitals

Jun 04

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 being...

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6 Reasons You Need a Company Store

May 27

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 complet...

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7 Promotional Products For Those On the Go

May 20

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

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Case Study: Thank You for Spooning

May 12

Description: 10 Oz. Aztec Spooner Mug Industry: Advertising / Marketing / Publishing What it was purchased for: A major coupon distributor was looking for a thank you to give out to advertisers. ...

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Case Study: Bake in Business

May 05

Description: Set of 4 Measuring Cups Industry: Hospitality / Tourism What it was purchased for: A casino in the Milwaukee area wanted to spice up a "normal giveaway" with a theme. They had come to t...

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5 Corporate Gifts Your Clients Will Love

Apr 27

Corporate gifts are a great way to thank your clients for keeping you in business. When done right, they can also function as employee rewards/incentives. Here are a few of our favorite promotional pr...

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7 Promotional Products for When You’re Feeling Lucky

Apr 20

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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5 Men's Wearable Promotional Products for the Office and Beyond

Apr 12

It’s fun giving out promotional products like fidget spinners and stress balls, but sometimes you need an option for the guy that likes to keep it a bit more professional. These business casu...

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Lead a Healthier Lifestyle With These 6 Promotional Products

Apr 05

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, the ...

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8 Items for Restaurant Promos that Sizzle

Mar 28

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 way...

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5 Products That will Send you Over the Moon and out of This World

Mar 21

For the first time since Neil and Buzz took those first steps on July 16th, 1969, there hasn't been a more exciting time for space exploration than right now. Just recently, we landed another rover on...

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6 Ways to Get More Done Every Day

Mar 14

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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6 Retro Products That Are a Blast From the Past

Mar 06

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

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Custom Awareness Bracelets For A Cause

Mar 03

SHINING A SPOTLIGHT ON YOUR CAUSE AND EVENT Bringing attention to your cause has never been easier. Generate buzz and help raise money for your non-profit, charity, cause, brand, or company by ch...

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Everything You Need to Know About Flash Drives

Feb 27

In today’s digital age, where everything is stored in the cloud, you may think that flash drives have gone the way of the floppy disc. But we’re here to tell you that these handy little ha...

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What's the Tea? Promo Products for Tea Lovers

Feb 20

Did you know that tea is one of the most consumed beverages globally, second only to water? This ancient brew has been around for hundreds, if not thousands of years, with references to early tea drin...

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Top 10 Promotional Product Ideas for the Construction Industry

Feb 12

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

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Case Study: Computer Repair At Your Fuzzy Fingertips

Feb 05

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

Jan 29

Empathy is the ability to feel the same emotions felt by someone else. This trait allows you to feel pain for a friend whose going through a divorce, or excitement for a sister who was recently propos...

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4 Ways to Improve Communication

Jan 21

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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What I Found at My Vegas Expo

Jan 15

I spent the good part of last week in Las Vegas at the annual PPAI Expo. PPAI being Promotional Products Association International. Hundreds of suppliers and thousands of distributors like me and hund...

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Trending Fall and Winter Apparel

Jan 14

Seasons are changing, and it’s time to pack away your tank tops and shorts and bring the sweaters, boots, and scarves out of storage. Wardrobes need a little refreshing to match the new colder w...

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How to Choose Uniforms the Whole Team Will Love

Jan 06

If you’ve been in the workforce for a couple of years, you’ve probably had to wear a company uniform at one point or another! Across all industries, trades, and professions, uniforms are c...

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6 Products to Welcome Students Back to School

Dec 30, 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 best i...

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Case Study: A New Way to Do Cross-Promotions

Dec 23, 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 His...

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5 Promotional Products That Will Have Your Clients Dreaming

Dec 15, 2021

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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Our Top 10 Favorite Eco-Friendly Products

Dec 08, 2021

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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How to Make Rush Orders Less Stressful

Dec 01, 2021

Whether you just found out you need products for an event soon, or someone forgot to place an order, sometimes rush orders just happen. And that’s okay! Getting your order in last minute doesn&r...

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Case Study: Boosting Trade Show Booth Traffic

Nov 24, 2021

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

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How Promo Products Can Make a Lasting Impression

Nov 16, 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 you...

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Drink It In: 6 Drinkware Products to Quench Your Thirst

Nov 09, 2021

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 to...

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Case Study: This Event Needs More Cowbell

Nov 02, 2021

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 runners. ...

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6 Morning Routine Products That Will Wake Anyone Up

Oct 26, 2021

Everyone has their very own personalized morning routine. It doesn't matter if you wake up 3 hours before work or 20 minutes before you have to rush out the door, with Pop-Tart in hand, we all have ou...

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5 Steps to Achieving Your Goals

Oct 19, 2021

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: Lunchtime Loot

Oct 12, 2021

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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Case Study: "Single Use" Pens for COVID-19

Oct 05, 2021

In response to the Coronavirus outbreak, a financial institution decided to provide single-use pens in all their locations and for drive thru banking. This idea was intended to help stop the spread ...

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Perk up Your Promotions With These 6 Coffee Products

Sep 28, 2021

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 which m...

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Your Guide to Promo Hats

Sep 21, 2021

A hat is a hat, right? With so many different styles available, it’s easy to get confused. With this quick guide to promotional headwear, you’ll learn the differences between the various s...

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

Sep 14, 2021

At the end of the day, promotional products are really all about getting brands out in front of people to grow awareness and ultimately, increase sales! If you want to get strategic, there are a coupl...

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Take it To-Go: 8 Restaurant Takeout Essentials

Sep 07, 2021

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: Bear With Us

Aug 31, 2021

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

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7 Promo Products That Will Get the Party Started

Aug 23, 2021

Do you remember the birthday parties you went to when you were a kid? And the party favors you received at the end of the festivities? Sometimes, those parting gifts were the highlight of the party. B...

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7 Fitness Promotional Products to Help You Stay in Shape

Aug 16, 2021

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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11 Promo Products for an Active Lifestyle

Aug 08, 2021

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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Get in Gear With These Automotive Promo Products

Aug 01, 2021

Branding these car-accessory promotional products for a campaign will drive more customers to your business! In the U.S., the average daily work commute is 26 minutes and Americans spend around 38 hou...

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6 Fun Products for Keeping Kids Occupied at Home

Jul 25, 2021

Since the coronavirus outbreak has forced many schools and daycares to close, millions of children are experiencing a major disruption in their daily lives. Parents working from home may be struggling...

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How to Reduce Stress on the Job

Jul 17, 2021

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 billi...

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How to Work Smarter, Not Harder

Jul 10, 2021

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 still ...

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Case Study: Stick to the Schedule

Jul 03, 2021

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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5 Tips for Boosting Social Media Engagement

Jun 25, 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 are a...

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Case Study: Raise Your Glass

Jun 11, 2021

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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Case Study: Life of the Mardi

Jun 04, 2021

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 wanted...

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6 On-the-Go Products for Travelers

May 27, 2021

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 rem...

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Working For A Cure

May 21, 2021

We all need something that we work for whether it is for our families, kids, our future, retirement, etc. Something to give us a reason to do what we do and to try and give meaning and purpose to our ...

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Case Study: Safety First

May 20, 2021

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: A StuPENdous Promotion

May 13, 2021

Description: Dart Pen Industry: Technology What it was purchased for: A data storage company wanted an item they could put on their company store website in which branches or divisions could purchas...

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Graphic Design Terms Everyone Should Know

May 05, 2021

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 sav...

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Don't let bad branding destroy the brand you created.

May 03, 2021

If you're like me, you created your business, named it, and started building your brand.⛏Your brand and reputation are everything.Don't destroy it by choosing poorly thought out promo items.Choo...

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DO THIS IF YOU WANT TO UP YOUR BRANDING GAME

May 03, 2021

Do this if you want to up your branding gameDon't send every day OFF THE SHELF items.If you have a great brand and you want to get more brand recognition for the RIGHT reasons, brand wisely.If you wan...

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A Lunch That Packs a Punch

Apr 28, 2021

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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Tips to Creating Badass Stationery for Your Brand

May 14, 2020

When thinking about branding one’s business, many business owners or those responsible for branding tend to forget about one very important thing. That would be business stationery. In today&...

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EMPLOYEE MORALE AND RETENTION

May 07, 2020

7 Ways to Boost Employee Morale Without Breaking the Bank I. With the cost to replace an employee at approximately 150% of their annual salary, top managers can’t afford not to develop ...

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Art and Design is my Passion

May 07, 2020

Pretty much at an early age, I knew I wanted to do something that involved art. I shared a paper route with my brother while in grade school. I had always enjoyed drawing as long as I could remember. ...

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5 Tips on Choosing the Right Promotional Products Distributor

May 07, 2020

Responsiveness and Reliability you're busy and your team is busy. Choose a partner that is going to be responsive to your needs and reliable. Are they available when you need them, especially...

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Lunch Pail Work Ethic

May 07, 2020

Taking a look at this picture, most see an old beat-up lunch pail that has seen much better days. When I look at this, I see something much different. I see a lunch pail that went to work every day, g...

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