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Case Study: Good Deeds for Kids in Need

31 mins ago

Item: Landscape Mesh Tote Purpose: Fundraising Gala gift bag Audience: Kids in Need Foundation supporters The Kids in Need Foundation Gala is one of the organization’s largest fundraising ...

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6 Promotional Products for Music Lovers

Jul 17

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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5 Environmentally-Friendly Promotional Products

Jul 10

How about that Earth, huh? She sure is something. Fortunately, there are plenty of people in the promotional products industry that feel the same way. In fact, we can offer you thousands of products t...

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Branding 101: Let’s Talk Logos

Jul 03

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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6 On-the-Go Products for Travelers

Jun 25

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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Case Study: Work it Out!

Jun 18

A nationwide insurance company shifted their employees out of their field offices to at-home workspaces due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Their HR team was tasked with providing a team appreciation gif...

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Customer Experience + Branding: The Relationship Goals of Marketing

Jun 11

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: A Not-So-Silly Idea

Jun 04

An insurance company signed up to be the “hydration” sponsor for a fun and colorful 5K run/walk for charity. The race was popular in the community because it was known as a vibrant, fun-fi...

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10 Must-Have Tech Products and Accessories

May 27

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 wearab...

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5 Phone Accessories to Help You Get a Grip

May 20

It’s pretty safe to say that cell phones are a ubiquitous part of everyday life. In any room with more than a few people in it, you’re likely to find a few phone screens lighting up in som...

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7 Camping Promotional Products for the Great Outdoors

May 13

Whether you’re looking to relax and recharge or seeking adventure, getting out into nature provides everyone some peace and quiet from our regular lives. Help your customers enjoy the great o...

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

May 05

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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How Promo Products Can Tell Your Brand's Story

Apr 28

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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Case Study: Happy to Hang Around

Apr 21

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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7 Retro Products That Will Turn Back Time

Apr 14

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: Do the Wave

Apr 06

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 sc...

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Swing, Batter! The Best MLB Promotions

Mar 30

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 back...

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Case Study: Yes, We Can!

Mar 23

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 at t...

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Sweet Dreams Are Made of Cheese: Products for Charcuterie Lovers

Mar 16

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 th...

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Case Study: Don't Run from this Promo!

Mar 09

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. Th...

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Give Your School Clubs a Boost With These Promotional Products

Mar 01

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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Case Study: Pillow Box

Feb 22

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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Case Study: You Can Count on Us

Feb 15

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 Coronavirus...

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The Best Promotional Products for Sports Fanatics

Feb 08

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 wearing...

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Case Study: Financial Industry

Feb 01

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 mailing t...

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Case Study: Zip It Up

Jan 25

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 it ...

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Case Study: Have a Seat

Jan 18

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 affordab...

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Case Study: Too Hot to Jot

Jan 11

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 consistent....

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Case Study: Sharper Students

Jan 04

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 advocates n...

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6 Mood-Boosting Promo Products to Beat the Winter Blues

Dec 28, 2020

Winter can be a hard season for lots of people. Between the colder weather, shorter daylight hours, and increased social isolation this year, many folks will feel the winter blues. Also known as Seaso...

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Case Study: Fewer Tricks and More Treats: Halloween Safety Lanyard

Dec 21, 2020

Fewer Tricks and More Treats: Halloween Safety Lanyard Organization Insurance Company Product Featured Reflective Lanyard Goal of Promotion Promoting safety on Halloween Description of Case H...

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Case Study: Real Modern Recognition

Dec 13, 2020

Market: Finance Product Use: Employee Recognition Promotion: A wealth management firm selected the Samsonite Executive Computer Backpack as an employee recognition gift. At the company’s yea...

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Case Study: Info in a Flash

Dec 06, 2020

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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Case Study: Employee Appreciation Gift

Nov 28, 2020

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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11 Promo Products for an Active Lifestyle

Nov 21, 2020

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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7 Sources to Boost Your Creativity

Nov 14, 2020

Feeling stumped? Uninspired? Fresh out of ideas? Thanks to the wonderful gift that is the World Wide Web, creative inspiration is just a few clicks away. These are some of our favorite sources to get ...

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Case Study: A

Nov 07, 2020

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 out a...

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8 Fall Promo Products

Oct 30, 2020

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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6 Snap-Worthy Products for Every Photographer

Oct 23, 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 of t...

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6 Products to Include in Every Holiday Gift Basket

Oct 16, 2020

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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6 Books That Every Business Owner Should Read

Oct 09, 2020

As business owners, it’s crucial to understand the trends that affect your industry and your company. Each day, you consume an incredible amount of data, statistics, and research. However, it&rs...

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A Lunch That Packs a Punch

Oct 01, 2020

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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9 Promotional Products for Tech Wizards

Sep 24, 2020

Did you know that American consumers own, on average, at least three connected devices? Add your logo to these top tech accessories and your company will become a part of your customers’ daily l...

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Must-Have Promotional Products for the Real Estate Industry

Sep 17, 2020

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 direc...

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Case Study: Plastics Make it Possible

Sep 10, 2020

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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Lanyards: Everything You Need to Know

Sep 03, 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 sty...

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5 Promotional Products That Will Have Your Clients Dreaming

Aug 26, 2020

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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A Quick Guide to Promotional Bags

Aug 19, 2020

Whether you’re at a tradeshow, school, office, or even the grocery store, chances are that you’re going to see a promotional bag. Bags are one of the most ubiquitous promotional products &...

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Case Study: Adventure Awaits

Aug 12, 2020

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 lifestyl...

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How One Hour Can Determine Your Success

Aug 04, 2020

After working a long, tiring day, all you want to do is plop down on the sofa and watch TV. The thought of laying on the couch spending hours of mindless activity is tempting to most. In fact, the ave...

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Case Study: Brighten Their Day

Jul 28, 2020

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 will bri...

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Case Study: Pull Up a Chair and Stay Awhile

Jul 21, 2020

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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What Millennials Want (And How to Work With Them)

Jul 14, 2020

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 le...

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Your Guide to Promotional Shirts

Jul 06, 2020

If you've ever run a 5k or attended a basketball game, chances are you've got a promotional shirt in your drawers somewhere. According to PPAI's 2019 Consumer Study, wearables are the #1 most popular ...

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Why You Need Promotional Products

Jun 29, 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 advert...

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8 Corporate Gifts for Your Employees

Jun 22, 2020

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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Relax and Unwind With These 10 Promo Products

Jun 15, 2020

Like that classic Beatles song, sometimes it can feel like your working eight days a week. Maybe you’ve had back to back meetings or you’ve had a stressful travel week. Whatever the case, ...

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7 Fitness Promotional Products to Help You Stay in Shape

Jun 08, 2020

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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How to Gain Inspiration in 5 Minutes

Jun 01, 2020

People demand a lot of creativity from professionals these days. We live in an era of media overload, where viral video marketing and colorful infographics have become accepted means to engage an audi...

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Case Study: Where Has Your Pen Been?

May 24, 2020

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

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Case Study: Charity Fundraiser

May 17, 2020

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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Case Study: A Prom Ticket Keepsake

May 10, 2020

A Prom Ticket Keepsake Organization High School Product Featured Neoprene Bracelet Goal of Promotion Issuing prom tickets Des...

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5 Promo Products for the Stay-at-Home Worker

May 03, 2020

Working from home has become the norm these days. It’s also becoming increasingly difficult to separate our professional lives from our personal lives. From trying to make deadlines, cooking din...

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

Apr 26, 2020

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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Case Study: Success on Campus

Apr 19, 2020

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 student...

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Case Study: A Hole in One Promotion

Apr 12, 2020

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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5 Apps to Take the Grunt Work out of Spring Cleaning

Apr 04, 2020

Spring is here and that means it’s time for spring cleaning. Now is when you should be purging all the junk that has accumulated over the winter, and organize your life so you can have a relaxin...

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Case Study: This Promotional Product is in the Bag

Mar 28, 2020

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

Mar 20, 2020

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: The Weather is Snow Joke

Mar 13, 2020

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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Drink It In: 6 Drinkware Products to Quench Your Thirst

Mar 06, 2020

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

Feb 28, 2020

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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Case Study: Resort Incentive Yields Oceans of Opportunity

Feb 21, 2020

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

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7 Promotional Products For Those On the Go

Feb 13, 2020

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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5 Easy Ways to Achieve a Positive Outlook

Feb 06, 2020

One of the most powerful things you can do to set yourself up for success is practice the art of positive thinking. It's easy to let the struggles of everyday life control your attitude. But by practi...

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How to Make Resolutions You'll Actually Keep

Jan 30, 2020

As the new year rolls around, we are constantly writing out as many goals as we can think of. Unsurprisingly, these goals seem to fall short around mid-January. The only goals that are within your gra...

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4 Ways to Improve Communication

Jan 23, 2020

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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Our Top 10 Favorite Eco-Friendly Products

Jan 16, 2020

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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6 Promotional Products That Put the “Fun” in Fundraiser

Jan 08, 2020

Promotional products can help your fundraising event get donors in the giving spirit and maximize the amount of money you raise for charity. These 6 products for fundraisers show off your charitable c...

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6 Hot Products for the Grill Master

Jan 01, 2020

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&rsqu...

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Case Study: A Gift to Build a Dream On

Dec 25, 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 the h...

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Get in Gear With These Automotive Promo Products

Dec 18, 2019

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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Advice for Getting the Most Out of a Business Trip

Dec 10, 2019

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 business ...

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8 Promotional Products to Win Game Day

Dec 03, 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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6 Promotional Products That Put Safety First

Nov 26, 2019

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

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Why You Should Buy USA-Made

Nov 25, 2019

During times of growing uncertainty in the global markets, customers are becoming more and more interested in purchasing American-made items. Buying American-made is about more than just patriotism &n...

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Case Study: Raise Your Glass!

Nov 19, 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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