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Case Study: Yes, We Can!

Jun 08

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 a...

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6 Promotional Products That Put Safety First

Jun 01

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 t...

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5 New Ideas to Spark Creativity

May 25

5 New Ideas to Spark Creativity Needing new ideas to jump-start the creative bandwagon? We’ve cultivated five new ideas just for you to get those creative juices pumping! Paintbrushes ...

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Puptastic Promo!

May 18

Puptastic Promo! Looking for some puptastic promo? Put two paws up for you have found it! This promo is sure to please, and definitely deserves a treat! Frisbee Pet Bandana Pooch P...

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Customer Experience + Branding: The Relationship Goals of Marketing

May 10

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 di...

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5 Black-Belt Worthy Karate Promo Products

May 03

Ready to chop and kick your way into a win? Well, look no further! Here are five top-notch karate items that are perfect for any karate school! Karate Medal Karate Stress Reliever K...

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Case Study: A Golfer Giveaway

Apr 26

Objective An event organizer wanted consistent branding for everything from their tournament save the dates to golfer giveaways. Products Custom Tri-Fold Calendar, A2 (4-1/4" x 5-1/2") Folded Pr...

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Ready for Adventure: First Aid & Emergency Kits

Apr 19

We know how important it is to stay prepared for the unexpected. Whether your car breaks down or you're caught in a storm, emergency kits are essential tools to have on hand. Keep your clients or y...

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Oh My Gourd! 5 Drinkware Products to FALL For!

Apr 11

Do you love fall most of all? Needing drinkware that can keep beverages hot or cold, day or night? These beverage holders won't give you a fright! We put together the top five drinkware items tha...

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Top 10 Promo Products for Financial Professionals

Apr 04

Whether you're a big bank, a small credit union, or a lender, these promo products are sure to be crowd-pleasers whether you're passing them out to new customers, long-time customers, or your emplo...

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12 Coolest Squeeze Products to Relieve Your Stress

Mar 28

Admit it, when you get a goodie bag full of promotional products, or you see a booth at a trade show - you immediately gravitate towards the stress relievers. Stress relievers have evolved well bey...

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Case Study: Good Deeds for Kids in Need

Mar 21

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 fundraisi...

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5 Baby-Approved Promotional Products

Mar 13

Ready to go goo-goo ga-ga over some fantastic promotional products? Here are the top five baby-approved promo items for this year! Infant Short Sleeve Baby Rib Bodysuit These bodysuits f...

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7 Promo Products That Will Get the Party Started

Mar 06

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...

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8 Wearables to Cozy Down In!

Feb 28

There is a chill in the air, the leaves change colors, and pumpkins are gracing doorsteps - you know what that means! It's time to gear up for fall and winter and outfit your team and clients with ...

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Five Frugal Promotions for the Cost-Savvy Consumer

Feb 21

Did you know that promotional products are one of the most cost-effective ways to market your business or organization? Because people hang on to promotional products and use them in their everyday...

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Case Study: It's in the Bag

Feb 13

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

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Case Study: Rock out on the Run

Feb 05

Description: Earbuds With a Wristband Industry: Marathon What it was purchased for: A sponsor was looking for an item or items that runners/walkers could be given at the race that they could use ...

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Case Study: Life of the Mardi

Jan 29

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 wan...

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#Instagram Inspiration

Jan 22

Instagram is a fun app where you can discover the latest info on celebrities, influencers, and yes, even inspiration for promo products! From mega water jugs to party décor, see what is tren...

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Case Study: Welcome New Hires!

Jan 15

Objective A small business owner wanted an easy way to present important paperwork to new employees to help them stay organized in their first few months with the company. They wanted to instill p...

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Earbuds and Speakers and Headphones - Oh My!

Jan 07

Music connects us as humans -- it transcends boundaries, cultures, race, and language! You can instantly connect with someone you may not have over the mutual love for a song or a band. Whether it'...

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Case Study: A Spoon-taneous Promotion

Dec 31, 2023

Description: Spoon Mug Industry: Advertising What it was purchased for: A major coupon distributor was looking for a thank you to give out to advertisers. How it was distributed: The spoon mug...

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Perk Up Your Pet! 5 Promo Products Your Pets Will Beg For

Dec 23, 2023

Our pets are our family, and they deserve the best of the best when it comes to promotional products - just like humans do. So we've picked six perfect products for your customers' fluffy companion...

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Case Study: Take a Map!

Dec 16, 2023

Objective: A university wanted a practical handout to give to prospective students, alumni, and other campus visitors. The handout was intended for first-time visitors and those who hadn't been o...

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Sweet Dreams Are Made of Cheese: Products for Charcuterie Lovers

Dec 08, 2023

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...

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Get Techy With These 10 Tech Promo Products!

Dec 01, 2023

When you're looking for a promo product, you're probably going to be looking for something that your customers and team members can use daily - enter the tech promo product! These products are perf...

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Case Study: A Wedded Keepsake

Nov 24, 2023

Item: JAFFA® Scalloped Edge Vase Purpose: Gift vase for use during wedding ceremonies Audience: Engaged couples A church wanted an elegant and useful gift for couples who chose their venue f...

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Terrific Shirt Promos!

Nov 16, 2023

Shirts are one of the hottest promotional products on the market. How can you personalize this fashion staple and make your mark in your industry? Look no further, for we have five promotional shir...

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6 Wedding Promotional Products to Celebrate

Nov 09, 2023

Whether you're planning your dream wedding, you host weddings, make dresses, or plan them for a living - these six promotional products are sure to capture the magic of the big day! 4" Round Ab...

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Branding 101: What Makes a Brand Powerful

Nov 01, 2023

A powerful brand is more than just a great logo and a mission statement (although those certainly lay the groundwork for any brand.) We live in a time where competition rises up on every corner, an...

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Case Study: Bringing Back the Fanny Pack

Oct 25, 2023

Market: Entertainment Product Use: Gift With Purchase Promotion: A major theme park chose the Safeguard Security Waist Belt as a gift with purchase for customers who bought season passes. The w...

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4 Products to Help Save the Rainforests

Oct 18, 2023

Did you know that a new animal species is discovered in the Amazon Rainforest every two days? From pink dolphins to black caimans to jaguars and tiny frogs, the rainforest is home to some of the wo...

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5 Phone Accessories to Help You Get a Grip

Oct 10, 2023

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 ...

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Top 5 Promotional Products for Professionals

Oct 03, 2023

Lawyers, CPAs, and architects, to name a few professionals, spend countless hours working in challenging industries. Promotional products are excellent for employee relations, orientation progra...

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6 Corporate Gifts Your Employees Will Adore

Sep 25, 2023

Are you looking for the perfect gift to show your employees how much you care about them? Something more than just a generic mug? Then these are the products for you! 1. Robert Dancebot Speaker ...

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Get in Gear With These Automotive Promo Products

Sep 18, 2023

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 ...

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Corporate Social Responsibility and the Beauty of Giving Back

Sep 11, 2023

Organizing a fundraising event. Donating food to a local animal shelter. Serving at a soup kitchen. No matter what you do to give back, volunteering feels pretty good, doesn’t it? But it doe...

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The Science Behind a Promotional Plushie

Sep 03, 2023

I lied. There is no science. Only fuzziness! The truth is…there is no science behind a perfect promotional plushie, just fuzziness, and love. And as a plushie connoisseur from the day I was...

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These Promos Put the "Fun" in Fundraiser!

Aug 27, 2023

Between all the different sports, clubs, and extracurriculars at school, there are plenty of reasons to raise money! Whether you're looking to fund the football team's trip to a tournament, the dra...

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10 Tee-Rific Golf Promo Products

Aug 19, 2023

Whether you're hitting the golf green for an event or you manage your own green - these are the perfect golf promo gifts for your coworkers, golf green staff, and more! 1. Golf Bag 2. First Ai...

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Case Study: A StuPENdous Promotion

Aug 12, 2023

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 purc...

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

Aug 05, 2023

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 nor...

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6 Hot Products for the Grill Master

Jul 28, 2023

Nothing says summertime better than lounging on a pool float, roasting marshmallows under the stars, or feasting on tender barbecue. It’s time to light up the grill, because these smokin&r...

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6 Hot Sauces Sure to Blow Your Socks Off

Jul 21, 2023

Finding a new, good hot sauce nowadays is almost like when Indiana Jones triumphantly grabs the idol at the beginning of Raiders of the Lost Ark. It may have taken you traversing through the aisles...

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You Can Bank on These 7 Promotional Products

Jul 14, 2023

Finance-themed promotional products are a great marketing investment and help increase brand awareness and customer loyalty. These seven products can be used as financial seminar gifts, banking giv...

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6 Promo Products to Freshen Up Your Employees' Wardrobes

Jul 06, 2023

The Voyager Jacket Go ahead, chart a course for adventure! This waterproof breathable, packable rain jacket is the right choice for any destination and will be your new favorite travel companio...

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Case Study: Sometimes You Just Need to Vent

Jun 29, 2023

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 b...

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A Plus Aprons to Wow Any Chef

Jun 21, 2023

Cooking up a storm can create a mess! Make sure to have the right gear with an out-of-this-world apron! Artists, chefs, bakers, and more will be delighted with a one-of-a-kind apron! 1. 100% Cot...

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Case Study: The Write Stuff

Jun 14, 2023

Description: Rumba Pen Industry: Automotive What it was purchased for: An automotive supplier wanted to make their name visible in automotive stores around the country. How it was distributed: P...

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Case Study: Adventure Awaits

Jun 07, 2023

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 lifes...

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6 Products to Show Your Support for Breast Cancer Awareness

May 31, 2023

Suppose you're looking for a cause to support to make sure that your business is responsible and giving back to the community. In that case, breast cancer awareness is an excellent choice because i...

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Soak Up The Sun With These 7 Summer Promo Products

May 23, 2023

With an array of outdoor events like concerts, company picnics, and festivals on deck this summer, immerse your brand in nights that last forever and days we will be dreaming about long after the s...

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6 Promotional Products to Relax With

May 16, 2023

Sometimes we all need an escape - even if it's just our own bathtub. Are your clients super busy and never seem to stop working? Or maybe your employees worked hard to get a product launched? Then ...

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6 Books That Every Business Owner Should Read

May 08, 2023

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...

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Case Study: Promo'd to a Tee

May 01, 2023

As part of a newly developed corporate social responsibility initiative, an insurance company instituted an annual “give back” day where employee groups volunteered in their communities...

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How One Hour Can Determine Your Success

Apr 24, 2023

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 ...

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What's the Tea? Promo Products for Tea Lovers

Apr 17, 2023

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 d...

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Encore-Worthy Promo products

Apr 09, 2023

Dance is a world-renowned artform that converts song into movement and story. Ballet dancers are known for grace, athleticism, and musicality. Whether you have a dancer in your life or celebrate th...

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Gifts Based on Enneagram Types

Apr 02, 2023

So, you're running out of gift ideas. Over the years, you've given your clients things they like, such as a cat Star Wars poster, tickets to see their favorite band, or even as far as their favorit...

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How to Manage the Workload of a Leader

Mar 26, 2023

We all have a superstar in the office. They’re the ones who get all their work done before the deadline, befriend everyone in the office, manage an entire team, and still make it to the gym e...

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Case Study: Celebrate Milestones

Mar 19, 2023

A bank wanted to promote 110 years of serving individuals and businesses in Pennsylvania through an "Open House" celebration at their branches. Among the many products selected to commemorate this ...

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6 Awarding Rewards for Your Employees

Mar 12, 2023

Since the beginning of the corporate award dinners, the same type of glass award has been presented at each one, whether it is a banquet, end-of-year party, or even just a company-wide meeting. Whi...

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

Mar 04, 2023

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 spre...

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Sustainability & Environmental Responsibility: Why it Matters

Feb 25, 2023

As the reality of our planet’s changing climate is becoming more and more apparent, being committed to sustainability has become a business imperative in the eyes of consumers. According to a...

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How to Create Buzz Around a Launch With Promo Products

Feb 18, 2023

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 l...

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9 Promotional Products for Tech Wizards

Feb 11, 2023

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’ dail...

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

Feb 04, 2023

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

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Product Safety: What You Need to Know

Jan 28, 2023

No matter what they’re purchasing, no one wants their products to be unsafe – it’s a no-brainer! In the United States, there are several different product safety regulations that ...

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Case Study: A Comforting Friend

Jan 21, 2023

This ambulance service is very active in its local community. They use this plush Saint Bernard for children faced with the trauma of when an ambulance is needed. They consider their Saint Bernard ...

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The Secrets to Attracting Ideal Customers

Jan 14, 2023

You put together the business plan, signed the lease, designed an informative website and…*crickets*. It can be pretty discouraging when you put in the effort, but you’re not attract...

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Case Study: A Shoe-In

Jan 07, 2023

Golf Mesh Shoe Bag for Association Tournaments A national golf association wanted a giveaway item for golfers in weekend tournaments and high school students considering golf at the collegiate lev...

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Case Study: Wheelie Important Paperwork

Dec 30, 2022

Market: Automotive Objective: A motorcycle dealership wanted professional, branded document pouches to hold important paperwork for new customers to take home after their motorcycle purchase. Th...

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Case Study: This Event Needs More Cowbell

Dec 23, 2022

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 runner...

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Top 3 Color Trends for 2022

Dec 15, 2022

Your promotional products color palette plays a significant role in the decision-making process. One of the biggest reasons colors influence consumer behavior is that individuals want to stay on-t...

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Case Study: Success on Campus

Dec 07, 2022

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 stud...

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Check Up On Your Hospital Essentials: 6 Promo Products For Hospitals

Nov 30, 2022

Hospitals are an essential part of our communities! From providing emergency services to someone who isn't feeling well or injured to providing services such as nutrition education, researching ill...

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4 Fantastic Promos for Senior Citizens

Nov 22, 2022

Did you know that by 2060, there will be an estimated 98 million people in the United States who are 65 or older? With the generational divide between Millennials and Gen Zers taking up a lot of co...

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Return of the Events: 6 Products for Concerts and More

Nov 15, 2022

Live music is back! Venues are opening their doors, and artists are announcing tour dates again. After more than a year of few to no events for most places, bands, club promoters, venue owners, and...

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6 Products to Grow Your Business!

Nov 07, 2022

People love plants! They live in our offices and our homes and whether you have a large flourishing garden or fake plants because you can't even keep a cactus alive, there's a plant-themed promo fo...

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8 Corporate Gifts for Your Employees

Oct 31, 2022

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...

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Case Study: It Takes a Village

Oct 23, 2022

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

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Case Study: Wave Hello to Promotions

Oct 16, 2022

Description: Custom Wave Cap Industry: Automotive What it was purchased for: The client was looking for a signature cap that would be unique, high-quality, and something that the recipient wo...

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Advice for Getting the Most Out of a Business Trip

Oct 09, 2022

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 busine...

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Case Study: Create Your Own Reality

Oct 02, 2022

Description: Custom Cardboard Virtual Reality v2 Industry: Corporate / Fortune 500 What it was purchased for: A leave behind for Field Marketing Account Managers to help convert business from the...

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

Sep 24, 2022

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 pro...

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How Promo Products Can Make a Lasting Impression

Sep 17, 2022

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 ...

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School's in Session: 7 Essential Supplies for Students

Sep 09, 2022

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

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Bamboo: It's Not Just for Pandas!

Sep 02, 2022

What first comes to mind when you think of the phrase "made from sustainable materials"? Bamboo, of course! Bamboo, which is a type of grass (who knew!), is an incredible renewable and sustainable ...

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Case Study: Snack Pack It!

Aug 26, 2022

Vertical Market: Hospitality Product Use: Gift with Enrollment Promotion: An ocean excursion company chose the Igloo® Marine Backpack Cooler as a gift with enrollment for customers participat...

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Graphic Design Terms Everyone Should Know

Aug 18, 2022

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 save yo...

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Food Gifts for All Seasons

Aug 10, 2022

Whether for birthdays, holidays, or milestone events like anniversaries or weddings, giving the perfect gift can be tricky. Sending gifts to clients is an easy way to foster a stronger relationship...

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7 Cool Products to Beat the Heat This Summer

Aug 03, 2022

The sun is beating down, and depending on where you live, you might be able to cook an egg on the sidewalk: summer is officially here! With high temperatures and lots of sun, it’s a great tim...

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Case Study: Wine for the Win

Jul 27, 2022

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

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Case Study: Staying Safe for Back-to-School

Jul 19, 2022

A private school held an online meeting to outline plans for returning to school safely during the Coronavirus pandemic. As a follow-up, the school sent information packets to students’ paren...

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Case Study: You Can Count on Us

Jul 12, 2022

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 Coronavi...

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5 Pitch Perfect Products for Musically Talented Individuals

Jul 04, 2022

We all have talented musicians in our lives. Whether they can shred on an electric guitar or have tried out for the local singing competition, some people are born to make music. Here are 5 promo ...

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5 Military Themed Promotional Products

Jun 27, 2022

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

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Know Your Shades: 4 Types of Iconic Sunglasses

Jun 19, 2022

“The future’s so bright, I gotta wear shades.” - Timbuk 3 Sunglasses have been and always will be one of the most popular promotional products. Why? Because practically everyone ...

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How to Juggle Work and Life Balance Like a Boss

Jun 12, 2022

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, ...

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

Jun 05, 2022

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

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How to Protect Your Business From Hackers

May 29, 2022

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 invaluab...

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Everything You Need to Know About Flash Drives

May 21, 2022

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...

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Braving Campground Antics with the SAHARA Sports Bottle

May 14, 2022

Camping isn’t always a vacation, y’all. Seasonal KOA® Work Kampers help KOA owners wrangle feisty RV transients (a.k.a. retirees) for their supper. The least they deserve is a fre...

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12 Perfect Pediatric Products for Babies

May 06, 2022

Oh, babies! What a joy to welcome. Bringing a new baby into the world is so exciting (but also stressful and frequently sleepless). New parents know that there’s a lot to procure and prepare ...

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Case Study: Keep it Cooler

Apr 29, 2022

Description: Dual Compartment Cooler Bag Industry: Corporate / Fortune 500 What it was purchased for: An annual company picnic for employees and their families. Each year they give thei...

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Reusable vs. Disposable Items

Apr 22, 2022

Disposable products are a common part of everyday life for most folks – think single-use items like plastic cutlery, paper plates, shopping bags from the grocery store, napkins, the coffee cu...

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Case Study: Roll Up in Style

Apr 14, 2022

Description: Roll-Up Blanket Industry: Corporate / Fortune 500 What it was purchased for: A reward to employees for good service. How it was distributed: These blankets were mailed to locations ...

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The Power of Perceived Value

Apr 06, 2022

In marketing terminology, perceived value is what consumers think a product is worth to them. Outside factors like personal memories or associations, celebrity endorsements, resemblance to a higher...

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Products and Tips to Boost Your Work From Home Productivity

Mar 30, 2022

With all the shelter in place and social distancing rules to help flatten the curve of COVID-19, more people are working remotely than ever before. It’s important to make sure your at-home wo...

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7 Promotional Products for Law Firms

Mar 23, 2022

If you're in the law business, you know that brand recognition is everything. In fact, repeat clients and referrals are some of the top avenues through which law firms gain business. If you're look...

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Case Study: It’s a Date!

Mar 15, 2022

Description: Desk Calendar Industry: Insurance What it was purchased for: A local insurance agent wanted a way to connect with customers, and capture new leads, with a useful promotional item tha...

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

Mar 08, 2022

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...

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6 Promotional Signs to Let Customers Know You’re Open For Business

Feb 28, 2022

As restaurants, salons, retail stores, and more begin reopening the doors, many business owners are trying to think of bold ways to visually attract customers to their businesses. From curbside foo...

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What’s Up With Unboxing Videos? The Trend You Must Try

Feb 21, 2022

We all enjoy that element of surprise (well, most of us!). User-generated unboxing videos have popped up more and more on YouTube and other social media platforms, adding a surprising value to prod...

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Case Study: Jot It Down

Feb 14, 2022

Description: Mini Flip Pad Jotter Industry: Financial What it was purchased for: An investment firm wanted to promote their new financial blog to their existing customers with a memorable branded...

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The Best Apps For Organization

Feb 06, 2022

For many of us, keeping organized and productive seems to be the goal that haunts us throughout the year – especially in an increasingly digital age where social media, a million calendar rem...

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Imprint Everything: A Guide to Printing Methods

Jan 30, 2022

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

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8 Elegant & Engravable Promotional Products

Jan 23, 2022

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

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Case Study: Thank You for Spooning

Jan 15, 2022

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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How to Choose Uniforms the Whole Team Will Love

Jan 08, 2022

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 ar...

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5 Quick Pick-Me-Ups You Can Send Your Employees at Home Right Now

Jan 01, 2022

Show your staff some much needed appreciation while they work from home with these inexpensive and mailable products. While many people are getting used to the “new normal” of working ...

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Let's Get Physical! 9 Promo Products for Personal Trainers, Gyms, and More

Dec 24, 2021

Physical fitness is an integral part of leading a healthy life, but it’s not always easy to accomplish on one’s own! That’s where personal trainers, gyms, and fitness classes come...

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6 Paw-some Promos for Pets and Vets

Dec 17, 2021

For vets, groomers, doggie daycares, and more, pet care is more than a hobby – it’s a lifestyle. While puppies don’t have any purchasing power, promoting your pet-centric busin...

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6 Benefits of Customer Loyalty Programs

Dec 10, 2021

Everybody loves getting new business – it’s exciting! Because new customers are so crucial to growing a business, many companies pour the majority of their marketing time and energy int...

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Your Product Decorating Questions Answered

Dec 02, 2021

You encounter promo products every single day. You hold them, wear them, and maybe even smell them. But, did you know every one of these products goes through an extensive design process, whether t...

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8 Essential Office Supplies for Remote Workers

Nov 25, 2021

Since the CDC declared the COVID-19 virus a pandemic on March 11, 2020, various shelter-in-place and social distancing rules have been put into place to help slow the rate of infected peoples in th...

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6 Stuffed Animals to Cuddle Your Way to Happiness

Nov 18, 2021

Almost everyone had a favorite stuffed animal growing up. They were a friend that you confided your deepest secrets to, a friend that could keep you company when thunderstorms rolled through the ni...

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6 Products for the Aspiring Home Chef

Nov 11, 2021

Thanks to innovations like grocery delivery and ready-to-cook meal kits, people are cooking more at home. From the humble peanut butter and jelly sandwich to gourmet dishes and fancy cakes, it take...

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A Quick Guide to Promotional Bags

Nov 04, 2021

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 product...

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Print's Not Dead: How Print Products Can Work for You

Oct 28, 2021

In the past decade, many businesses have moved away from print marketing to focus almost entirely on digital marketing. You may have even heard people say that print is dead. However, print media h...

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

Oct 20, 2021

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 pho...

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Case Study: Practice Putting

Oct 13, 2021

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 pati...

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Top 10 Promotional Products for the Health and Wellness Industry

Oct 06, 2021

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 pa...

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Case Study: Snap a Pic!

Sep 29, 2021

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 s...

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The Power of Promo: Why People Love Freebies

Sep 22, 2021

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 somethin...

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How to Put Together an Onboarding Kit

Sep 14, 2021

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 ju...

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6 Rootin’ Tootin’ Country Western Products

Sep 07, 2021

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 se...

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6 Purr-fect Promo Products for Cat Lovers

Aug 31, 2021

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 p...

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Mindfulness and the Workplace

Aug 24, 2021

“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...

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Case Study: Insuring Happy Employees

Aug 16, 2021

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 ...

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

Aug 09, 2021

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 produc...

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Case Study: An Icy Cool Promotion

Aug 02, 2021

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...

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Case Study: Info in a Flash

Jul 25, 2021

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...

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Case Study: A Not-So-Silly Idea

Jul 18, 2021

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...

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Case Study: Financial Industry

Jul 11, 2021

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 mailin...

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Our Top 10 Favorite Eco-Friendly Products

Jul 03, 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 pr...

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How to Gain Inspiration in 5 Minutes

Jun 26, 2021

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 a...

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10 Promo Products for Auto-Lovers

Jun 19, 2021

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 ...

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Beyond PPE: 6 Feel-Good Promo Products for Hospitals

Jun 12, 2021

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 be...

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5 Promotional Products That Will Have Your Clients Dreaming

Jun 05, 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 ...

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Mask Mania!

May 29, 2021

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 ...

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6 Products to Take to Your Next Family Picnic

May 22, 2021

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. ...

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Case Study: Have a Seat

May 14, 2021

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 affor...

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Case Study: I've Got You Covered

May 07, 2021

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 coul...

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The History of Promotional Products

Apr 30, 2021

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 h...

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Case Study: Raise Your Glass!

Apr 23, 2021

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...

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Case Study: Back in Business

Apr 15, 2021

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 ...

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10 Must-Have Tech Products and Accessories

Apr 08, 2021

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 wea...

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8 Promo Products That Will Have You Ready For Spring

Apr 01, 2021

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...

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Case Study: A Race to Remember

Mar 25, 2021

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...

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

Mar 18, 2021

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 Cas...

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Case Study: Too Hot to Jot

Mar 10, 2021

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 consiste...

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Take it To-Go: 8 Restaurant Takeout Essentials

Mar 03, 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 ...

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6 Fun Products for Keeping Kids Occupied at Home

Feb 24, 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 struggl...

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7 Promotional Products for When You’re Feeling Lucky

Feb 17, 2021

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...

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8 Promotional Products to Win Game Day

Feb 10, 2021

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 ...

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Words Have Power: Why Copywriting Matters for Your Business?

Feb 03, 2021

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. Cop...

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6 Calming Products for Skincare Lovers

Jan 27, 2021

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 ...

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Case Study: Zip It Up

Jan 20, 2021

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 ...

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Case Study: Spec-Tacular Promotions

Jan 12, 2021

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 e...

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6 Purr-fect Products for Keeping Pets Occupied at Home

Jan 05, 2021

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...

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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: W...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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...

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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 bra...

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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 repea...

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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 encourag...

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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 ...

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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...

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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...

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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 t...

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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 doll...

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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 watc...

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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 o...

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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&rsquo...

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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 b...

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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 th...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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...

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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 succeedi...

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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: ...

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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 advocate...

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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 ind...

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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 ...

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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, wha...

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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 g...

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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 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 seve...

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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 bi...

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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...

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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 res...

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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 physi...

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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 ...

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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 h...

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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 c...

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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 co...

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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 Distri...

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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...

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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. ...

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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 ...

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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...

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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 variou...

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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 Personalizat...

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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 b...

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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 b...

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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 ...

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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, t...

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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 grea...

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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 lo...

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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 appo...

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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...

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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?&rdqu...

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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 adv...

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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 grap...

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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 va...

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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 p...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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...

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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 es...

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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 internation...

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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-...

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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 overwhelm...

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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...

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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 ...

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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 colle...

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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 bud...

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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...

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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 desi...

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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. The...

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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 professio...

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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 t...

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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 wear...

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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 whic...

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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 cho...

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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 ...

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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. P...

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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 n...

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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 littl...

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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...

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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 e...

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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&rsq...

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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 cho...

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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 sto...

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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 p...

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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...

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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 ...

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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 p...

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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 i...

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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 product...

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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 sale...

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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 ...

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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...

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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&rs...

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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 charitabl...

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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 ...

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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 pra...

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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 studen...

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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 ...

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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 d...

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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...

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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 t...

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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...

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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 ...

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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 adva...

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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 ...

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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 elemen...

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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 PP...

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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 i...

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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 pa...

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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 su...

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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 ...

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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. ...

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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 crea...

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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 progr...

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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 wa...

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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 se...

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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 ...

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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...

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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 receiv...

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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 ...

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