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Case Study: Adventure Awaits

Feb 17

An event promoter was compiling a gift box for top-tier ticket holders for a large-scale national summer concert tour. The Koozie® Adventure Dry Sack 10L was a natural fit for the outdoor lifestyl...

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Case Study: Computer Repair At Your Fuzzy Fingertips

Feb 09

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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8 Promo Products That Will Kick Start Your Goals

Feb 02

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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6 Rootin’ Tootin’ Country Western Products

Jan 25

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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8 Wearables to Cozy Down In!

Jan 18

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 the...

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3 Simple Ways to Boost Your Mood Right Now

Jan 10

Do you ever get a case of the Mondays…on a Thursday? We all get down sometimes, but that doesn’t mean we need to stay there. Whether someone said something that upset you, you’re st...

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Case Study: Save the Date, Save the Day

Jan 03

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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Mask Mania!

Dec 26, 2023

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

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

Dec 19, 2023

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

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6 Benefits of Customer Loyalty Programs

Dec 11, 2023

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 into g...

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A Plus Aprons to Wow Any Chef

Dec 04, 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% Cotton...

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Case Study: Sometimes You Just Need to Vent

Nov 27, 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 budg...

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These Promos Put the "Fun" in Fundraiser!

Nov 19, 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 drama ...

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5 Phone Accessories to Help You Get a Grip

Nov 12, 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 som...

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Case Study: A Cheese-y Promotion

Nov 04, 2023

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

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Earbuds and Speakers and Headphones - Oh My!

Oct 28, 2023

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's h...

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A Quick Guide to Promotional Bags

Oct 21, 2023

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

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Case Study: 3D is the Key

Oct 13, 2023

A company was looking for unique items to commemorate the celebration of its 45th year in business. They wanted to incorporate a new logo that communicated the anniversary as well as the range of prod...

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

Oct 06, 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 spread ...

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Case Study: The Weather is Snow Joke

Sep 28, 2023

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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Case Study: Time for a Rebrand

Sep 21, 2023

Objective: A university had just completed a major rebrand complete with a new logo and wanted to make sure they had all the necessary branded items for functions throughout the year. They had previou...

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The History of Promotional Products

Sep 14, 2023

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

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10 Tee-Rific Golf Promo Products

Sep 06, 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 Aide ...

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Driving Home Promo! 10 Products for the Automotive Industry

Aug 30, 2023

Did you know that Americans, on average, spend about 18 days a year in their cars? It's true! Whether you're sourcing promo items for an auto repair shop, a car dealership, or even auto supply stores ...

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Graphic Design Terms Everyone Should Know

Aug 23, 2023

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 you f...

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5 Healthy Tips for Business Trips

Aug 15, 2023

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

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Case Study: Stick to the Schedule

Aug 08, 2023

Industry: Hospitality Personalization: A small sandwich shop wanted to increase their business during lunch hour. Their target market was people who worked near their restaurant. Method of Distribut...

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Now Trending: Fanny Packs!

Jul 31, 2023

Fanny packs are back and more fashionable than ever! It's just moms wearing them to the park or on vacation, either. Millennials, Zennials, and Gen Alpha has been getting into the action with slings. ...

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Bamboo: It's Not Just for Pandas!

Jul 24, 2023

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 res...

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Return of the Events: 6 Products for Concerts and More

Jul 17, 2023

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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7 Brilliant Bamboo Promotional Products

Jul 09, 2023

You don't have to be a panda to love bamboo! This popular, eco-friendly renewable resource grows super-fast and is known to be one of the most adaptable materials on the planet. Bamboo is incredibly v...

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

Jul 02, 2023

Keeping Colds at Bay, One Spritz at a Time Organization High School Product Featured Spray Hand Sanitizer Goal of Promotion To promote good health for the winter season Description of Case H...

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Under the Sea!

Jun 25, 2023

Take a deep dive into the ocean blue with under-the-sea-themed promo products! From aquariums to nautical giveaways, sail away from the competition with items that will surely make a splash! Wet an...

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Let's Get Physical With These Activewear Promo Products

Jun 17, 2023

Activewear promotional products are a great option for company wellness programs, fitness centers, or any brand promoting an active lifestyle! Exercise is an important part of our overall wellness and...

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What Are the Benefits of Promotional Products?

Jun 16, 2023

Promotional products are items imprinted with a company's name, logo, or message that are given away to customers, clients, or employees as a way to promote a business or organization. These products ...

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6 Products for the Aspiring Home Chef

Jun 10, 2023

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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How One Hour Can Determine Your Success

Jun 02, 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 ave...

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The Top Promotional Products To Keep Your Customers Connected

May 26, 2023

You’d be hard-pressed to find someone who doesn’t use a digital device these days! As we continue to expand into the digital world, staying connected is more important than ever. With thes...

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8 Promotional Product Ideas for Students of All Ages

May 19, 2023

Whether it's a Big 12 university or an elementary school, people love to show off their school spirit! So, we chose eight promotional products that are perfect for both students and teachers of all ag...

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6 Promotional Products That Put Safety First

May 11, 2023

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

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Case Study: A Getaway Promotion

May 04, 2023

A resort wanted to make sure guests felt safe as they reopened after COVID-19 stay-at-home orders were lifted. At check-in, they chose to provide each guest with a Fold-Up Cinch Corner Tote to keep ...

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Case Study: Lunchtime Loot

Apr 27, 2023

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: Resort Incentive Yields Oceans of Opportunity

Apr 20, 2023

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

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Make Bath Time Into Spa Time!

Apr 12, 2023

Sometimes all we need is a nice bath to relax and rejuvenate from a long day. Make any bath time into spa time with these spa-quality promo products! Spa Time Set This keepsake spa tray is fill...

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7 Promotional Products Perfect for Weddings

Apr 05, 2023

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

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

Mar 29, 2023

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 product...

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How to Choose Uniforms the Whole Team Will Love

Mar 22, 2023

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

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Case Study: Financial Industry

Mar 14, 2023

Products Javalina® Classic Pen Industry Financial Application Direct Mail A local bank wanted to increase awareness of its low mortgage rates and decided to do a direct mailing t...

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5 Apps to Take the Grunt Work out of Spring Cleaning

Mar 07, 2023

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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Everything You Need to Know About Flash Drives

Feb 28, 2023

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

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The Power of Perceived Value

Feb 21, 2023

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 co...

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No Fin Can Compare to These Shark Products

Feb 14, 2023

Sharks are some of the ocean's most beautiful creatures. With over 500 species and more being discovered, the world of sharks is absolutely fascinating, from the deep sea Greenland Shark which can liv...

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Case Study: Inking Impressions

Feb 07, 2023

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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Your Product Decorating Questions Answered

Jan 31, 2023

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 that...

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Case Study: Life of the Mardi

Jan 24, 2023

Market: Hospitality Objective: With their event scheduled close to Mardi Gras, event planners wanted to provide a themed goodie package for attendees with giveaways from event sponsors. They wanted...

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Case Study: Spec-Tacular Promotions

Jan 17, 2023

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

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Case Study: Shine Bright

Jan 10, 2023

Description: Sunglasses and Sunglass Case Industry: Food & Beverage What it was purchased for: Summer is a big opportunity for coffee chains to sell frozen drinks. Part of an employee reward during ...

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Case Study: Staying Safe for Back-to-School

Jan 02, 2023

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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10 Tweetable Quotes for Motivation

Dec 25, 2022

People love quotes. That’s probably why 30% of retweets on Twitter are quote-related. You can tap into that trend by posting engaging and entertaining quotes on your company’s account. How...

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How Promo Products Can Make a Lasting Impression

Dec 18, 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 you...

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Case Study: Getting Bent out of Shape for More Business

Dec 10, 2022

Product: Gel Stress Toy Client: Health Food Store What it was purchased for: As a gift to reward customers for spending over a certain amount. Why it worked: The gel stress toy which, unlike the fo...

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Graphic Design Terms Everyone Should Know

Dec 03, 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 sav...

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6 Products to Welcome Students Back to School

Nov 25, 2022

"Don't you just love New York in the fall? It makes me wanna buy school supplies. I would send you a bouquet of newly sharpened pencils if I knew your name and address." Tom Hanks said it best i...

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Giving Back: The Importance of Corporate Social Responsibility

Nov 18, 2022

Whether you’re putting together a fundraiser, donating food to a local shelter, or volunteering at a soup kitchen, supporting causes you care about makes you feel good and makes the world a bett...

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Case Study: Let Them Eat Cake!

Nov 10, 2022

Objective A bakery owner had built solid connections with other service providers within their local event industry. But they were looking to grow their business within the wedding market. Produc...

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Case Study: Fun in the Sun

Nov 03, 2022

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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How to Reduce Stress on the Job

Oct 27, 2022

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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6 Retro Products That Are a Blast From the Past

Oct 19, 2022

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

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Drive Traffic with These 6 Trade Show Ideas

Oct 12, 2022

Tradeshows are important opportunities for your company to reach out to customers and prospects face-to-face and make lasting impressions. Make sure you’re prepared with the proper supplies to e...

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Craft the Perfect Trade Show Swag Bag

Oct 04, 2022

Virtual tradeshows are definitely here to stay, and that isn't a bad thing! Not only are virtual tradeshows a lot more cost-effective for the organization hosting them, but they're also cheaper for th...

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

Sep 27, 2022

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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Don't Play Reindeer Games with Your Holiday Orders

Sep 26, 2022

It might sound crazy, but the fall/winter holiday season is right around the corner! Like a lot of people, I’m a bit of a last-minute holiday shopper. Last year, I was still shopping for gifts ...

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Case Study: The Techno Pup!

Sep 20, 2022

A software company creates attention at tradeshow events with custom plush animal mascot giveaways. This plush Leonberger Dog Mascot for the company as giveaways at trade shows and other marketing eve...

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Top 3 Color Trends for 2022

Sep 12, 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-tren...

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Case Study: Shop 'til You Drop

Sep 05, 2022

A shopping mall was holding a late-winter promotion to increase traffic during typically slower months. Visitors to the complex received a "passport" to take to different stores within the mall for st...

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

Aug 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 food p...

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6 Mood-Boosting Promo Products to Beat the Winter Blues

Aug 21, 2022

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

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

Aug 14, 2022

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

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Case Study: Fresh Mesh Promotions

Aug 06, 2022

Market: Real Estate Product Use: Incentive Gift Promotion: A high-end resort selected the Atlantis Mesh Beach Tote as an incentive gift for the visitors who attended their timeshare presentations....

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Case Study: Wheelie Important Paperwork

Jul 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. They ...

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6 Promo Products for the Great Outdoors

Jul 22, 2022

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

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5 Tips for Boosting Social Media Engagement

Jul 15, 2022

Social media is used for different purposes. News outlets tweet out breaking news, fashion trends are posted on Instagram, and political ads are promoted through Facebook. Social media platforms are a...

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Why You Should Be Having More Fun at Work

Jul 08, 2022

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

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Case Study: Jamming Out

Jun 30, 2022

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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Case Study: Info in a Flash

Jun 23, 2022

Item: 8GB Custom USB 2.0 Flash Drive Purpose: Provide information about the school and programs Audience: Students and prospective students A community college was looking for a unique way to di...

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Case Study: Work it Out!

Jun 15, 2022

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

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

Jun 08, 2022

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

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

Jun 01, 2022

Promotional products aren’t just for niche industry operations. Whether you are a small organization looking to grow your business, or an established company wanting to reach a new market, a pro...

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6 Rainy Weather Promotions

May 24, 2022

Spring is finally here! You know what that means: flowers are blooming, birds are chirping, and the days are getting longer. It also means lots of rain, from light spring showers to booming thundersto...

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Products and Tips to Boost Your Work From Home Productivity

May 17, 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 workp...

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12 Coolest Squeeze Products to Relieve Your Stress

May 09, 2022

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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How to Develop an Incentive Program in 2022

May 02, 2022

How to Develop an Incentive Program in 2022 What is an incentive program? At BLU Marketing we define an incentive program as a planned activity designed to drive employee engagement to achieve la...

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Your Brand Is Your Business - Market It!

May 02, 2022

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: I Was Framed!

Apr 24, 2022

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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5 Toys for the Kid at Heart

Apr 17, 2022

There's something special about receiving a toy that brings out the kid in all of us - whether you're 5 or 55! Adding a little childhood fun to your client's day will surely help them remember your na...

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10 Must-Have Tech Products and Accessories

Apr 10, 2022

If you want to give your brand a modern and fresh new identity try throwing some cutting-edge tech gadgets into your marketing mix. The wave of wireless charging options, portable speakers, and wearab...

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Case Study: What Does Your Phone Stand For?

Apr 02, 2022

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

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How to Juggle Work and Life Balance Like a Boss

Mar 26, 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, can...

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6 Hot Sauces Sure to Blow Your Socks Off

Mar 19, 2022

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 of...

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Our Top 10 Favorite Eco-Friendly Products

Mar 12, 2022

Sometimes it’s good to take a moment and get in touch with Mother Earth. Not only are these products great for printing your company logo or message, but they also serve dual purposes. The produ...

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5 Easy Ways to Achieve a Positive Outlook

Mar 04, 2022

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

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Case Study: Sign the Deal

Feb 25, 2022

In the fall, a car dealership introduced a new model and promoted it to potential customers. The car dealer purchased a mailing list and merged it with its own database. The Ranger Stylus Satin P...

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Case Study: A Prom Ticket Keepsake

Feb 18, 2022

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

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

Feb 11, 2022

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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Tried and True: Classic Promotional Products

Feb 03, 2022

There are some things out there that are just undisputed classics – and when you think of a classic, what goes to your mind? Maybe it’s a classic car like a 1950s era Cadillac, or perhaps ...

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Game On: 10 Promo Product Games We Love!

Jan 27, 2022

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

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How Often Should You Replace Hi-Vis Clothing?

Jan 22, 2022

How often should you replace high-visibility clothing? High visibility clothing is an essential piece to your safety program. While PPE packages have evolved during the COVID-19 pandemic, hi-vis...

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6 Helpful Tips to Address Unhappy Customers

Jan 20, 2022

It’s the moment you dread. The phone call you don’t want to pick up. The review you’re scared to address. Responding to unhappy customers seems like a chore. It can be overwhelming...

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Case Study: Keeping it All Together

Jan 12, 2022

Objective: An insurance company wanted to send new customers home with a special gift and a way to keep their new insurance policy documentation organized. Product: Insurance Document Pouch & Full ...

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3 Ideas for Health and Fitness Promotions

Jan 12, 2022

We’re already a few days into 2022, but it’s never too late to start thinking about New Year’s resolutions. For many people, the new year brings an opportunity to work toward their f...

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What's the Tea? Promo Products for Tea Lovers

Jan 05, 2022

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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The Culture of Employee Appreciation

Oct 20, 2021

I'll admit it, it took me years to realize how important employee recognition and servant leadership really was to the success of a company. It's simply not good enough to just say "thank you" in p...

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8 Retro Promo Products to Bring You Back

Sep 17, 2021

When I was little, I remember going to antique stores with my grandma. She lived out of state from us, and whenever she would visit, or we would visit her, we would always find some sort of small down...

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What Your Website Says About You

Sep 03, 2021

I collect meteorites. I can tell you where each of my meteorites was found, the composition, where they probably came from, and maybe how they formed in the solar system. There’s something prett...

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What is ANSI?

Aug 10, 2021

Hi Vis Workwear: What is ANSI? Unless you are a seasoned safety manager, it's likely that you aren't aware that there are different levels and standards of hi-vis gear. These standards are design...

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Mindfulness and the Workplace

Jul 27, 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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5 Tips on How to Choose Products for a Company Store

Jul 19, 2021

Company stores are a great tool to keep your branding consistent and have a one-stop-shop to outfit your team, sell merch, and more. If you’re wondering if a company store is right for you, you ...

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A Marketing Plan Adventure: Part 2 (Free Downloadable Template!)

Jul 08, 2021

We have hit that start button, come off the pause menu, and we are back with Part 2 of A Marketing Plan Adventure! If you haven’t checked out part one yet, I highly recommend you do so because 1...

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A Marketing Plan Adventure

Jun 29, 2021

Marketing is necessary for any business to grow and engage your audience. It can also be scary as all get out. Dealing with marketing for your business can seem like a big, huge, daunting task. Where ...

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Post It! Social Media Tips for Small Businesses

Jun 16, 2021

By now, you’re probably already aware that a solid social media presence is essential to doing business online these days. Large companies often have a full-time social media manager or even an ...

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'Zoom'-ing In On the WFH Revolution

May 12, 2021

More than a year after COVID-19 forced a worldwide work-from-home movement, remote work is working—and working quite well. Most employers (83 percent) and employees (71 percent) say working from...

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Put a Company Store to Work for You!

Mar 22, 2021

Company Store Premium Solutions A new companion for your brand Company stores are ideal for businesses who want to provide branded merchandise to their employees, large businesses with mu...

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5 Promotional Products that Give Back

Mar 05, 2021

Are you looking to capture people’s attention? For a promotion that really packs a punch, consider choosing a product that partners your client’s organization with a social good program. B...

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7 Fresh Products Perfect for Spring

Feb 26, 2021

The days are getting longer, and the weather is beginning to warm up – that means spring is coming! Here are a few of our favorites for promoting your business this Spring! Umbrella SAGE #56...

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SEO For Small Businesses

Feb 09, 2021

Small businesses have been competing with larger brands for customers since the birth of the big-box store. Now, in addition to the brick-and-mortar battlefield, small businesses with an online presen...

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6 Promotional Products for the Perfect Spring Clean

Feb 05, 2021

Did you know that the concept of “spring cleaning” has cultural significance? Many cultures and religions have cleansing rituals that fall in the late winter/early spring, and the practice...

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How to Write Action-Driven Copy

Dec 21, 2020

ACTION, ACTION, WE WANT ACTION! Where email once was the new, high-speed method of reaching customers, it increasingly takes a backseat to here today, gone tomorrow social media posts. Emails continu...

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25 Insane (...but true!) Facts About Promotional Products

Dec 07, 2020

Promo products professionals are no stranger to the power of promotional products, and if you’re in the promo business, you probably already know just how impactful they can be for a company or ...

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15 Brand Names People Use as Generic Terms

Oct 22, 2020

Lots of the common items we use every day, such as zippers and escalators, were once specifically brand names. It takes special brands to become so well-known that we use their names in conversations ...

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Promotional Products People Want… But Won’t Buy Themselves

Oct 22, 2020

Everyone has stuff lying around the house that they use regularly without even realizing it. Honestly, when was the last time you bought a jar opener? That’s what we thought! There are tons of p...

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The Power of Promo: Why People Love Freebies

Oct 21, 2020

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

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Think Outside of the Box With Unboxing Videos

Oct 20, 2020

We all enjoy that element of surprise (well, most of us!). Unboxing videos have popped up more and more on YouTube and other social media platforms, adding a surprising value to products and the brand...

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5 Scary Good Halloween Marketing Ideas to BOOst Sales

Oct 20, 2020

Halloween is almost here! This means all the skeletons, ghouls, and witches are coming out to play, and so should your business! If you feel like your marketing efforts have reached a dead e...

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6 Curated Gift Ideas to Give Clients This Holiday Season

Oct 07, 2020

Before we know it, the holiday season will be here! And that means one thing… customer appreciation gifts! Avoid giving the same present each year and instead, create your own gift box that is ...

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Creepin' it Real With These 6 Halloween Party Promo Products

Sep 02, 2020

Halloween is creeping towards us and soon homes will be decorated with spiderwebs and scary costumes will be ordered online. Whether you are playing tricks, or handing out treats, Halloween is a time ...

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7 Wireless Tech Promotional Products

Aug 26, 2020

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. Wireless ...

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Chalk Up Business With Online Education Orientation Swag

Aug 25, 2020

Classrooms have looked very different this year. Who agrees? Notebooks have turned into laptops, desks have turned into dining room tables, and students have kept their distance by learning ...

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How Promo Products Can Help Non-Profits Thrive

Aug 21, 2020

Feeding the homeless. Finding shelter pets homes. Natural-disaster relief. Non-profits have always been there to speak up for the voiceless and aid those in need most. Now, the tables have turne...

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10 Products to Help Boost Your Work From Home Productivity

Aug 21, 2020

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...

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5 Back to College Products for a Safe School Year

Aug 21, 2020

The 2020-2021 school year is almost here, which means staff is preparing for an influx of students on college campuses. Due to health concerns this year, colleges are doing everything to heighte...

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6 Purr-fect Products for Keeping Pets Occupied at Home

Aug 21, 2020

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 hav...

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Pushing Through the Pandemic

Aug 04, 2020

Industry leading brands are making big decisions and change to their go-to-market strategies in an effort to outshine the competition as our economy recovers. Just shy of 5 months into the pandemi...

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State of Sales - July 2020 Edition

Jul 08, 2020

As a Sales Director you get very comfortable in what feels like a constant circle of change. You develop a solid strategic plan that has preparation for change if needed. Then change happens but n...

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25 Insane (But True) Facts About Promotional Products

Jan 30, 2017

Whether you are new to using promotional products or they are a part of every marketing effort you execute. These facts are quite eye opening to the world of what some view as useless trash. Eight ...

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