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Case Study: I Was Framed!

36 hours ago

Objective: The city was celebrating National Public Works Week with a community event. The event provided education for community members, as well as games for entertainment. Event planners wanted a...

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What's the Tea? Promo Products for Tea Lovers

May 18

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

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Old School vs. New School Promo Products

May 11

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

May 03

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: 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 Print...

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8 Promo Products That Will Kick Start Your Goals

Apr 18

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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Sweet Dreams Are Made of Cheese: Products for Charcuterie Lovers

Apr 11

What’s more impressive than an expertly crafted charcuterie board? Fancy cured meats, artisanal cheeses, crackers, nuts, fruits… our mouths are watering just thinking about it. For all th...

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8 Graphic Design Mistakes to Avoid

Apr 03

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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6 Rootin’ Tootin’ Country Western Products

Mar 27

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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Case Study: The Weather is Snow Joke

Mar 19

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. The...

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

Mar 12

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 has ...

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Case Study: Raise Your Glass!

Mar 05

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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5 Promotional Products for Firemen and Fire Departments

Feb 26

Firemen deserve a special kind of admiration. They spend their careers rushing into buildings while others are rushing out. Many departments require aid from the community, and that’s where f...

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Case Study: It’s a Date!

Feb 18

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

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Sustainability & Environmental Responsibility: Why it Matters

Feb 11

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 20...

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Graphic Design Terms Everyone Should Know

Feb 04

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: Bear With Us

Jan 28

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

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Case Study: Custom Caps with a Budget Cap

Jan 20

Description: Custom Cap Industry: Trade Show/Convention/Events What it was purchased for: A major national racing event was looking for giveaways to hand out to folks in suites and VIP sponsors. The...

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5 Fail-Proof Ideas for Your Business Instagram

Jan 13

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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How to Reduce Stress on the Job

Jan 05

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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Case Study: Inking Impressions

Dec 29, 2021

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: Have a Seat

Dec 22, 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 affordab...

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5 Corporate Gifts Your Clients Will Love

Dec 14, 2021

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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Products and Tips to Boost Your Work From Home Productivity

Dec 07, 2021

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 workp...

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How Promo Products Can Tell Your Brand's Story

Nov 30, 2021

Stories are powerful. From sharing stories around the campfire to writing fictional novels, storytelling has connected people together for thousands of years. But, have you ever considered storytelli...

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7 Retro Products That Will Turn Back Time

Nov 23, 2021

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

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Case Study: Pillow Box

Nov 15, 2021

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

Nov 08, 2021

Did you know that between the United States, Mexico, and Canada, there are 15 different ecological regions in North America? Right in our own back yard, you can go from the frosty tundra of far northe...

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Top 8 Promotional Products for Real Estate Professionals

Nov 01, 2021

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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12 Coolest Squeeze Products to Relieve Your Stress

Oct 25, 2021

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 beyond...

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Return of the Events: 6 Products for Concerts and More

Oct 18, 2021

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 mo...

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Get in Gear With These Automotive Promo Products

Oct 11, 2021

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

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Case Study: These Calendars Aren't Week

Oct 04, 2021

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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6 Products for the Aspiring Home Chef

Sep 27, 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 takes t...

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Cheers! Let’s Sell More Beer!

Sep 20, 2021

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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Case Study: Wave Hello to Promotions

Sep 13, 2021

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 would...

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Case Study: Fun in the Sun

Sep 05, 2021

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 Ways to Boost Employee Morale

Aug 29, 2021

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

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Mindfulness and the Workplace

Aug 22, 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 me...

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Case Study: Jamming Out

Aug 14, 2021

A shopping mall was holding a summer promotion to increase traffic during typically slower months. Visitors to the complex were given a “passport” to take to different stores within the ma...

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

Aug 07, 2021

Looking for some promotional products to outshine the competition? Need some LED magic to illuminate your brand? We’ve got you covered with this selection of super fun promotional products th...

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Case Study: You've Got the Power

Jul 31, 2021

A gym wanted to promote their additional personal training services. The client gave the Compact Aluminum Power Bank 4000 mAh away to new clients who booked an initial consultation with a trainer. Sin...

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6 Purr-fect Promo Products for Cat Lovers

Jul 23, 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 pets...

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Case Study: It's Raining Cats and Dogs

Jul 16, 2021

Item: Puppies & Kittens Mini Appointment Calendar Client: Pet Food Manufacturer Purpose: Increase pet food sales through goodwill campaign A pet food manufacturer partnered with a nationwide pet...

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

Jul 08, 2021

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

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How Promo Products Can Make a Lasting Impression

Jul 01, 2021

How would you describe your company in 30 seconds? This common sales technique is known as an elevator pitch, and the goal is to captivate the attention of your potential clients and explain how you...

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8 Dental Products That Will Make You Smile

Jun 24, 2021

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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Using Customer Profiles to Find the Perfect Promo Products

Jun 17, 2021

When business owners are asked about the customers they serve, many times, their response is: “Well, we serve everyone…” If a company served everyone, it would be impossible to bui...

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Case Study: A StuPENdous Promotion

Jun 09, 2021

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

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Your Brand Is Your Business - Market It!

Jun 02, 2021

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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Case Study: Attract New Customers

May 26, 2021

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

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5 Invaluable Marketing Books to Help Grow Your Brand

May 18, 2021

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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Take it To-Go: 8 Restaurant Takeout Essentials

May 11, 2021

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

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

May 04, 2021

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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Case Study: Lunchtime Loot

Apr 27, 2021

A restaurant supply company was planning its annual company picnic for employees and their families. Every year, the company gives employees a nice gift in the $10 range. This year, the company chose ...

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Case Study: Thank You for Spooning

Apr 19, 2021

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

Apr 12, 2021

If you’ve ever placed an order for promotional products for a school, you have probably seen your fair share of t-shirts and baseball caps. And trust us, those are definitely important! Wearable...

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

Apr 05, 2021

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

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Driving Brand Awareness on the Golf Course

Apr 02, 2021

Although Covid put a crimp on a lot of sporting activities, a was considered Covid-safe since it did't have a lot of close contact, Now that people are getting vaccinated, plus th...

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Case Study: Go Green or Go Home

Mar 29, 2021

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

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6 Promotional Products for Music Lovers

Mar 22, 2021

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

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5 Apps to Take the Grunt Work out of Spring Cleaning

Mar 15, 2021

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

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5 Awesome Recreational Wearables

Mar 07, 2021

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: Staying Safe for Back-to-School

Feb 28, 2021

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’ parents....

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5 Environmentally-Friendly Promotional Products

Feb 21, 2021

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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Case Study: Wave Hello to Recognition

Feb 14, 2021

Item: JAFFA® Wave Award Purpose: Welcome gift for incentive winners Audience: Software company sales representatives A software company held a sales incentive contest for reps to win a trip ...

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Case Study: Bake in Business

Feb 07, 2021

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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It's Party Thyme: 7 Products for Plant Lovers

Jan 31, 2021

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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Lanyards: Everything You Need to Know

Jan 24, 2021

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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Five Frugal Promotions for the Cost-Savvy Consumer

Jan 16, 2021

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 li...

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Case Study: Computer Repair At Your Fuzzy Fingertips

Jan 09, 2021

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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Take 5 of These Promotional Products for the Medical Field, and Call Me in the Morning

Jan 02, 2021

It can be tough for people in the medical field to get their names out to new patients. If you own a restaurant, you can have your cool mascot show up at a local sports game and toss out t-shirts. But...

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From Zero to Wow: 6 Uniforms That Every Employee Will Love

Dec 26, 2020

Have you ever worked at a 9 to 5 job where there is a mandatory uniform? But... this required uniform is old, frumpy, and 100 percent unflattering? We've been there too! There are benefits of uniform...

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Case Study: Don't Bottle It Up

Dec 18, 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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Five Meaningful Ways To Show Gratitude

Dec 11, 2020

Five Meaningful Ways To Show Gratitude To Your Team Top-Shelf Tip No. 242: “Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.” William Arthur Ward ...

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The Good Pandemic

Jun 29, 2020

It's been a strange few months. Our lives have been disrupted both personally and in how we do business. We've had to deal with and adjust to a lot of change. Despite the dangers and devastation ...

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

Apr 20, 2020

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 fro...

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Why is it called Black Friday?

Nov 29, 2019

“Black Friday” was coined by the Philadelphia police to describe the traffic mess that occurred on the business days after Thanksgiving. It was first reported in 1961. Over the years the...

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When Is Thanksgiving?

Nov 25, 2019

Thanksgiving has not always been on the fourth Thursday in November. In fact, up until the time of Lincoln, the date of a Thanksgiving day varied state to state. Finally, in 1863, Lincoln procl...

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Get Your Company in Shape

Oct 09, 2019

Many years ago I presented a group of real estate agents with a twist for an idea to use for their "farming" (marketing) program. It was a simple key tag. But it was sealed onto a post card so it cou...

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Case Study: Custom Packaging makes the Whole Package

Aug 27, 2019

Typically when we give gifts to others we use some form of gift wrapping. We think it’s a nicer way to present the gift. It adds to the anticipation of seeing what’s inside. Even thou...

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Case Study: Save the Date, Save the Day

Jun 02, 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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Case Study: Sharper Students

May 25, 2019

Description: Pencil Sharpener Industry: Construction What it was purchased for: A shipyard in a major city harbor has advocates who go out to local schools to promote shipbuilding. These advocates n...

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Branding 101: What Makes a Brand Powerful

May 18, 2019

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, and t...

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

May 11, 2019

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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5 Military Themed Promotional Products

May 04, 2019

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

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Case Study: Celebrate Milestones

Apr 27, 2019

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 mil...

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Case Study: Plastics Make it Possible

Apr 20, 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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Case Study: This Promotional Product is in the Bag

Apr 12, 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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5 Promo Products for People Who Love to Plan

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

Mar 29, 2019

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

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6 On-the-Go Products for Travelers

Mar 22, 2019

Being prepared isn't just for the Scouts, it's good advice for anyone who lives life on the go! Add your logo to these hospitality and travel themed promotional products and your customers will rem...

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6 Promo Products for the Great Outdoors

Mar 15, 2019

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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