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Case Study: A Picture is Worth...a Nice Donation

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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: Practice Putting

Oct 13

2 Ball Pillow Pack – Titleist® TruFeel for Non-Profit Event When a non-profit had to cancel their annual fundraising dinner due to Coronavirus, a golf course donated their clubhouse patio a...

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Top 10 Promotional Products for the Health and Wellness Industry

Oct 06

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: Snap a Pic!

Sep 29

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

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The Power of Promo: Why People Love Freebies

Sep 22

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

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How to Put Together an Onboarding Kit

Sep 14

Employee engagement starts the second a new employee walks in the door, so it’s important for companies to make a good impression on their first day! The onboarding process shouldn’t just ...

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6 Rootin’ Tootin’ Country Western Products

Sep 07

Country Western isn’t just a type of music genre, it’s become an entire culture in the American West and around the world. Cowboy culture dates back to the 19th century when ranchers settl...

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6 Purr-fect Promo Products for Cat Lovers

Aug 31

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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Mindfulness and the Workplace

Aug 24

“Mindfulness” has become an increasingly popular buzzword over the past year, with workers suffering from pandemic-related burnout and record high stress levels. But what does it really me...

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Case Study: Insuring Happy Employees

Aug 16

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

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

Aug 09

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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Case Study: An Icy Cool Promotion

Aug 02

Description: 16 Oz. Swiggy Stainless Steel Bottle Industry: Non-Profit What it was purchased for: The item was purchased for a youth camping trip. The bottles were meant to hold the water for a ...

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Case Study: Info in a Flash

Jul 25

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: A Not-So-Silly Idea

Jul 18

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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Case Study: Financial Industry

Jul 11

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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Our Top 10 Favorite Eco-Friendly Products

Jul 03

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 Gain Inspiration in 5 Minutes

Jun 26

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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10 Promo Products for Auto-Lovers

Jun 19

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 12

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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5 Promotional Products That Will Have Your Clients Dreaming

Jun 05

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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Mask Mania!

May 29

It’s safe to say that the humble face mask is one of 2020’s most popular products, and it isn’t difficult to figure out why. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Centers for Disease Con...

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6 Products to Take to Your Next Family Picnic

May 22

Ah yes, family picnics. The deli sandwiches, games, and abundance of sunshine. Summertime is the best time to fill up the basket, dust off the checkered blanket, and head out to your local park. T...

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Case Study: Have a Seat

May 14

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: I've Got You Covered

May 07

Description: Chenille Blanket Industry: Health Care / Pharmaceutical What it was purchased for: A local hospital needed blankets to hand out to children who were currently patients that they could t...

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The History of Promotional Products

Apr 30

If you've ever been to a music festival or convention and walked away with a bag full of freebies, then you know that promotional products work! But did you know that those quirky logoed products have...

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Case Study: Raise Your Glass!

Apr 23

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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Case Study: Back in Business

Apr 15

A behavioral health practice was preparing to reopen when shelter-in-place orders were lifted. However, they needed a way to communicate the enhanced safety protocols they put in place to patients com...

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10 Must-Have Tech Products and Accessories

Apr 08

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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8 Promo Products That Will Have You Ready For Spring

Apr 01

Here comes the sun! With spring in full swing, it’s time to shake off the cold and embrace these colorful products that will be sure to brighten your day. Garden Kit Test your green thumb wi...

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Case Study: A Race to Remember

Mar 25

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

Mar 18

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 Case H...

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Case Study: Too Hot to Jot

Mar 10

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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Take it To-Go: 8 Restaurant Takeout Essentials

Mar 03

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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6 Fun Products for Keeping Kids Occupied at Home

Feb 24

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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7 Promotional Products for When You’re Feeling Lucky

Feb 17

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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8 Promotional Products to Win Game Day

Feb 10

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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Words Have Power: Why Copywriting Matters for Your Business?

Feb 03

When you hear the word “copywriting” what do you think of? For many, they think this term relates to legal jargon and intellectual property – that’s not the case at all. Copywr...

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6 Calming Products for Skincare Lovers

Jan 27

The hottest beauty trend of the late 2010s among millennials and Gen Zers was the dewy, bare-faced, minimal makeup look. This “Glossier girl” revolution led to a resurgence in skincare as ...

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Case Study: Zip It Up

Jan 20

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: Spec-Tacular Promotions

Jan 12

Description: CUSTOM Malibu Sunglasses Industry: Food & Beverage What it was purchased for: The end user wanted to give something away at this year’s Spring Break in Jamaica for an MTV even...

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6 Purr-fect Products for Keeping Pets Occupied at Home

Jan 05

Pet owners who have been working from home over the past few months have had their hands full. Juggling work along with dogs or cats requires attention, and many pets have likely adjusted to having th...

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Case Study: Paw-se and Appreciate the Little Things

Dec 29, 2020

Description: Big Paw Bear Industry: Health Care / Pharmaceutical What it was purchased for: A senior living community was looking for holiday gifts for their residents. How it was distributed: When...

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Case Study: Guess the Flavor Lip Balm

Dec 22, 2020

Guess the Flavor Lip Balm Organization Health Insurance Organization Product Featured Lip Balm & Lip Balm Sleeve Goal of Promotion Generating positive reinforcement with sales reps De...

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Case Study: A New Way to Do Cross-Promotions

Dec 15, 2020

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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Case Study: Getting Bent out of Shape for More Business

Dec 08, 2020

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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Case Study: Safety First

Nov 30, 2020

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: The Big Picture

Nov 23, 2020

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: Health & Wellness Spas

Nov 16, 2020

Products Javalina Jewel® Pen Industry Health & Wellness Spas Application Future Visits A day spa wanted to ensure that its guests always received the royal treatment. To encourage f...

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Case Study: Don't Bottle It Up

Nov 08, 2020

An oil & gas company was building employee gift packages that would appeal to their entire workforce during the COVID-19 public health crisis. With employees working both at home and continuing to wor...

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8 Graphic Design Mistakes to Avoid

Nov 01, 2020

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

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

Oct 25, 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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7 Promotional Products Perfect for Weddings

Oct 17, 2020

Adding names, monograms, or wedding dates to wedding favors is a great way to increase the wow-factor of any event. After everyone leaves the reception, these personalized gifts are there to help them...

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Case Study: Pull Up a Chair and Stay Awhile

Oct 10, 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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5 Steps to Achieving Your Goals

Oct 03, 2020

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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6 Snap-Worthy Products for Every Photographer

Sep 26, 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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Old School vs. New School Promo Products

Sep 18, 2020

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

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Giving Back: The Importance of Corporate Social Responsibility

Sep 11, 2020

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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Case Study: A Gift to Build a Dream On

Sep 04, 2020

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

Aug 27, 2020

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: Work it Out!

Aug 20, 2020

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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Case Study: These Calendars Aren't Week

Aug 11, 2020

Objective: A local bank wanted a way to thank their new customers with a promotional gift item that would have a high-perceived value. Product: Beach Trifold Calendar Personalization: The bank inc...

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Case Study: Computer Repair At Your Fuzzy Fingertips

Aug 04, 2020

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

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30 Quotes That Will Motivate You to Succeed

Jul 27, 2020

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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Case Study: A Flavorful Promotion

Jul 20, 2020

A Flavorful Promotion Boosts This Credit Union’s Popularity Organization: Credit Union Product Featured: Lip Balm Goal of Promotion: Generate New Loans Description of Case History: Thi...

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Case Study: Sharper Students

Jul 13, 2020

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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It's Party Thyme: 7 Products for Plant Lovers

Jul 06, 2020

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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5 Promo Products for the Stay-at-Home Worker

Jun 29, 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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10 Luxurious Products for Your VIP Customers

Jun 21, 2020

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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7 Sources to Boost Your Creativity

Jun 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: Bake in Business

Jun 07, 2020

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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7 Retro Products That Will Turn Back Time

May 31, 2020

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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How to Reduce Stress on the Job

May 24, 2020

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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11 Promo Products for an Active Lifestyle

May 17, 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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5 Invaluable Marketing Books to Help Grow Your Brand

May 09, 2020

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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8 Promo Products That Will Kick Start Your Goals

May 02, 2020

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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Case Study: Raise Your Glass

Apr 25, 2020

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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5 Fail-Proof Ideas for Your Business Instagram

Apr 18, 2020

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 Men's Wearable Promotional Products for the Office and Beyond

Apr 11, 2020

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

Apr 04, 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: Stick to the Schedule

Mar 27, 2020

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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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Small Business Resources

Mar 24, 2020

On March 11, the Centers for Disease Control declared the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic. Since then, actions have been taken at both the state and national levels to decrease the spread of the virus as...

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Case Study: Do the Wave

Mar 20, 2020

Market: School Objective: A school’s athletic program was struggling to pay for recurring expenses. Game attendance had dropped over the previous year, and alumni attendance was weak. The...

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

Mar 12, 2020

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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5 Simple Tips to Organize and Run Effective Meetings

Mar 05, 2020

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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Your Guide to Promo Hats

Feb 27, 2020

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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Case Study: A Cheese-y Promotion

Feb 20, 2020

Objective A restaurant was looking for a unique way to deliver custom printed coupons to their guests to attract more repeat business. Product Coupon Gatefold Photo Folder Personalization...

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Your Guide to Drinkware

Feb 12, 2020

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

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Swing, Batter! The Best MLB Promotions

Feb 05, 2020

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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Lanyards: Everything You Need to Know

Jan 29, 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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Lead a Healthier Lifestyle With These 6 Promotional Products

Jan 22, 2020

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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7 Camping Promotional Products for the Great Outdoors

Jan 15, 2020

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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5 Awesome Recreational Wearables

Jan 07, 2020

Did you know that wearables are the #1 best-received promotional product? Add your logo to these fresh wearables and make your brand a walking advertisement with innumerable impressions all year long!...

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Case Study: Happy to Hang Around

Dec 31, 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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Get Ready for Game Day! 5 Promotional Products for Sports Teams

Dec 24, 2019

Having high-quality equipment and gear is an important part of every team no matter how big or small. When your team walks out onto the field, you want them to stand out from the crowd and show off th...

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Case Study: Where Has Your Pen Been?

Dec 17, 2019

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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Why You Need Promotional Products

Dec 09, 2019

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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Your Graphic & Web Design Cheat Sheet

Dec 02, 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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Case Study: Save the Date, Save the Day

Nov 25, 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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Top 10 Promotional Product Ideas for the Construction Industry

Nov 17, 2019

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

Nov 10, 2019

Unpredictable weather is a shared experience in life. No matter your age, geographical location, job, or personality, it will always rain. These unique and functional promotional products are sure to ...

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Case Study: A Prom Ticket Keepsake

Nov 03, 2019

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

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Case Study: Plastics Make it Possible

Oct 27, 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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5 Promo Products for People Who Love to Plan

Oct 20, 2019

Calendars, planners, and clocks are some of the most popular promotional products because they are useful, inexpensive, and receive innumerable impressions on a daily basis. Brand these everyday essen...

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5 Healthy Tips for Business Trips

Oct 13, 2019

So, you’re traveling for work again. There are only 365 days in the year, can you recall how many days you’ve been on the road? It doesn’t matter if you are traveling internationall...

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6 Promotional Products for Music Lovers

Oct 06, 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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6 Helpful Tips to Address Unhappy Customers

Sep 28, 2019

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 overwhelming...

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4 Ways to Improve Communication

Sep 21, 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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Graphic Design Terms Everyone Should Know

Sep 14, 2019

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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Case Study: College Fair Giveaway

Sep 07, 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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Case Study: Look, Ma, No Hands!

Aug 31, 2019

Description: Auto Air Vent Magnetic Phone Mount Industry: Technology What it was purchased for: A technology business was looking for a giveaway item that was unique but also fit within their budget...

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Case Study: Keep Warm Buddy Set

Aug 23, 2019

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 ch...

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Case Study: This Promotional Product is in the Bag

Aug 16, 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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Case Study: Employee Appreciation Gift

Aug 09, 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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3 Things Every Busy Professional Needs

Aug 02, 2019

If there’s one thing we never have enough of, it’s time. We haven’t quite figured out a way to freeze time yet, but we have found ways to save it. If you’re a busy professional...

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4 Steps to #Winning Social Media

Jul 26, 2019

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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Here Are Our Votes For The Best Political Promotional Product Staples

Jul 19, 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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The Best Promotional Products for Sports Fanatics

Jul 11, 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 wearing...

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Perk up Your Promotions With These 6 Coffee Products

Jul 04, 2019

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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You Need More Cowbell

May 29, 2019

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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Case Study: What Does Your Phone Stand For?

May 22, 2019

Product: Phone Stand Industry: Financial What it was purchased for: A local financial institution needed a giveaway item for current and potential clients. It had to be useful to keep their name in ...

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Case Study: Pillow Box

May 15, 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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Case Study: Improve Sales and Traffic

May 08, 2019

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

May 01, 2019

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

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8 Dental Products That Will Make You Smile

Apr 24, 2019

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

Apr 16, 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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6 Ways to Get More Done Every Day

Apr 09, 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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Case Study: Lunchtime Loot

Apr 02, 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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7 Ways to Take Advantage of Your Lunch Break

Mar 26, 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: 3D is the Key

Mar 19, 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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Game On: 10 Promo Product Games We Love!

Mar 12, 2019

From traditional favorites to new and trendy games, you can put your brand at the center of the fun whether it is at a tailgate, a special party or event, or just around the office. Bean Bag Toss Ga...

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Case Study: Brighten Their Day

Mar 04, 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 will bri...

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Cook Up a Storm With These 5 Promotional Products

Feb 25, 2019

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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Case Study: Beach Balls? Bingo!

Feb 18, 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 Environmentally-Friendly Promotional Products

Feb 11, 2019

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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Cheers! Let’s Sell More Beer!

Feb 04, 2019

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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Top 8 Promotional Products for Real Estate Professionals

Jan 28, 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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What Millennials Want (And How to Work With Them)

Jan 21, 2019

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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6 High-Tech Promotional Products

Jan 13, 2019

It seems like there are new cutting-edge gadgets coming to market every day. It’s getting hard to keep up with what is really going to make your life easier and what’s just hype. We&rsquo...

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6 Promotional Products That Put the “Fun” in Fundraiser

Jan 06, 2019

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 Promo Products for the Great Outdoors

Dec 30, 2018

A little branding goes a long way with these promo products perfect for the great outdoors! By adding your logo to these six sturdy items, your brand can be seen on hiking trails, huddled around a cam...

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5 Easy Ways to Achieve a Positive Outlook

Dec 23, 2018

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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Case Study: Recycle, Reuse, Read a Book!

Dec 16, 2018

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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Case Study: Inking Impressions

Dec 09, 2018

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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Case Study: Fun in the Sun

Dec 02, 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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5 Promo Products That Are Bright, Light, and Ready to Excite

Nov 25, 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 products th...

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Drive Traffic with these 6 Trade Show Ideas

Nov 17, 2018

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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Make Your 2018 Your Most Productive Year Yet!

Nov 10, 2018

Here you have it – a new year, a new, better you. Right? While we have faith that you’ll see your lofty ambitions and admirable goals through to 2019, statistics say a mere 8 percent of pe...

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Why You Should Be Having More Fun at Work

Nov 03, 2018

In the past, the words “work” and “fun” were two very different concepts that could never be caught in the same sentence. The old school rationale taught us that if you are enj...

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16 Ways Color Affects Your Branding and Marketing

Oct 27, 2018

Substantial research shows why color matters in branding and how it plays an important role in how we experience marketing. These 16 facts give you a glimpse into how you can use color to your advanta...

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8 Fall Promo Products

Oct 20, 2018

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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Branding 101: Let’s Talk Logos

Oct 12, 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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Top 60 Greatest Companies to Work For

May 18, 2018

Let’s pop the champagne! E Group was recently named one of the 2018 PPB Greatest Companies To Work For. Let’s pop the champagne! E Group was recently named one of the 2018 PPB G...

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Founder's Story

Mar 09, 2018

Meet Paul and Steve In the beginning, there was Paul and there was Steve, but there was no E Group. The dynamic duo behind E Group, Paul Estenson and Steve Waletzko, met working in sales at an ince...

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Holiday Gift Ideas

Dec 08, 2017

Gift giving is the best way to thank your clients for their business and employees for their hard work this holiday season. While it may be too early to begin planning an ugly sweater holiday party...

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Case Study: Bike to Work Day Event

Oct 06, 2017

E Group’s team of promotional product experts created one-of-a-kind, custom branded merchandise for the 2017 Bike to Work Day event in Denver, Colorado. Client: Lorissa's Kitchen, a subsi...

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A "Day in the Life"

Sep 15, 2017

Here’s a glimpse at what goes on behind-the-scenes at E Group, an incentive, loyalty, and promotional marketing agency in downtown Minneapolis. Here’s a glimpse at what goes on ...

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PPAI Pyramid Award winner!

Feb 15, 2017

Check out more about our award-winning promotion with Dassault Systemes E Group recently won a Pyramid Award from PPAI, for our work with Dassault Systemes at their SOLIDWORKS World 2106 event. If...

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Announcing New Members of the E Group Team!

Aug 15, 2016

E Group is excited to announce the addition of two new members to our team this summer! With strong skill sets and a desire to move people to action, our new team members fit in perfectly. ...

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Minneapolis is Home

Aug 10, 2016

E Group’s location continues to inspire our team to offer the best possible services to our clients! Our location in the Historic Warehouse District of Minneapolis serves as a source of creativ...

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I.E. Drive Sonoma

Jul 07, 2016

Start your engines! Learn how E Group provided services that led to lifelong memories for our clients. In a collaborative partnership, E Group and Daikin Applied created an incentive program ...

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Experience is Everything

Jun 27, 2016

E Group created unforgettable memories at Tickets.com's ProVenue exchange. Special thanks to our partners at Tickets.com for including E Group in ProVenue Exchange 2016! #ExperienceIsEverything was t...

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Reshaping a Classic: The Gist, v2

Nov 01, 2014

The revamped Gist: moving readers to action. Recently, our E Group website had a bit of a digital sabbatical as we revised and refreshed it to reflect our approach to marketing. As you’ve seen ...

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7 Promotional Products For Those On the Go

Jun 27, 2019

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 Corporate Gifts Your Clients Will Love

Jun 20, 2019

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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Case Study: A Hole in One Promotion

Jun 12, 2019

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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Your Brand Is Your Business - Market It!

Jun 05, 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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