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

27 hours ago

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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A Lunch That Packs a Punch

Oct 16

Description: 3 Section Lunch Container Industry: Healthcare What it was purchased for: A hospital was looking for a unique lunch packet for nurses, doctors, and anyone else employed at any of the ho...

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How to Work Smarter, Not Harder

Oct 09

Do you ever find that no matter how hard you're working, you're not getting the results you want? You put in the long hours at the office, you answer every email, you skip lunch, and yet you're still ...

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5 Awesome Recreational Wearables

Oct 02

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: A Wedded Keepsake

Sep 25

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 for ...

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6 Retro Products That Are a Blast From the Past

Sep 17

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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Reusable vs. Disposable Items

Sep 10

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 cup f...

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6 Purr-fect Promo Products for Cat Lovers

Sep 03

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: Back in Business

Aug 27

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

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Case Study: Promo'd to a Tee

Aug 19

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. T...

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Product Safety: What You Need to Know

Aug 12

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 pro...

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Case Study: A Spoon-taneous Promotion

Aug 05

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 mugs w...

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Case Study: A Cheese-y Promotion

Jul 28

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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Case Study: The Big Picture

Jul 21

Description: Coupon Photo Folder Industry: Hospitality What it was purchased for: A restaurant was looking for a unique way to deliver custom printed coupons to their guests to attract more repeat b...

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Case Study: Safety First

Jul 14

Product: Auto Safety Kit Industry: Banking What it was purchased for: As a gift to anyone who opened a new bank account for over $1,000.00. How it was distributed: The bank was looking for a brande...

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11 Promo Products for an Active Lifestyle

Jul 06

Take your corporate match to the next level! From team building sporting events to company-wide marathons, your customized products guarantee you beat the competition. Below is a list of 11 sports-mi...

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Graphic Design Terms Everyone Should Know

Jun 29

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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Case Study: A

Jun 22

Organization Tanning Salon Product Featured Polyester Lanyard Goal of Promotion To create new clients for salon Description of Case History A tanning salon wanted a creative way to give out a...

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Case Study: Go Green or Go Home

Jun 15

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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Case Study: Getting Bent out of Shape for More Business

Jun 07

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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5 Pitch Perfect Products for Musically Talented Individuals

May 31

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 pro...

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

May 24

Technology advances exponentially. By the time you finish reading this article, you might be actually be reading it in some virtual reality café where Elvis is serving you a strawberry daiquiri...

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Case Study: Calendar Puns are Week

May 17

Objective: A real estate agent wanted a useful promotional item to boost her personal branding and promote her services while staying top of mind all year round. Product: Desk Calendar with 4-Color...

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Lead a Healthier Lifestyle With These 6 Promotional Products

May 09

Eating healthy. Weight management. Working out five times a week. There are many health-related resolutions we set at the beginning of a new year. But, do we follow through with them? Many times, the ...

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10 Tweetable Quotes for Motivation

May 02

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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Using Customer Profiles to Find the Perfect Promo Products

Apr 25

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: Improve Sales and Traffic

Apr 17

A hotel wanted to promote its amenities to guests in a personable, yet non-intrusive manner. The goal was to encourage guests to utilize hotel amenities instead of going off-site to fulfill their need...

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The History of Promotional Products

Apr 10

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

Apr 03

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: Plastics Make it Possible

Mar 27

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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6 On-the-Go Products for Travelers

Mar 20

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 Rootin’ Tootin’ Country Western Products

Mar 13

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: Computer Repair At Your Fuzzy Fingertips

Mar 05

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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Case Study: I Was Framed!

Feb 26

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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Let's Get Physical With These Activewear Promo Products

Feb 19

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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8 Graphic Design Mistakes to Avoid

Feb 12

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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7 Red-Hot Promotional Products for Valentine's Day

Feb 05

Valentine’s Day is typically thought of as a holiday for romantic partners, but they’re not the only people who deserve to get a little love! It’s also a great holiday to show apprec...

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Give Your School Clubs a Boost With These Promotional Products

Jan 29

School clubs are an essential part of student life, and we’ve got the essential pieces you need to make the clubs a big success. These are promotional products that you can use for both to help ...

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Case Study: Fresh Mesh Promotions

Jan 22

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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Business Travel: How COVID-19 Changes Everything

Jan 15

“Business as usual.” The common phrase people use when everything resets and goes back to a normal routine. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the safety of employees as the number ...

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Case Study: Beach Balls? Bingo!

Jan 08

Description: Beach Ball Industry: Tourism What it was purchased for: The customer was looking for a low-cost, family-friendly summer giveaway item to promote their city's summer tourism program in t...

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5 Promo Products to Make Your Office Safer for Employees

Dec 31, 2020

As business’ doors open back up and employees step into the office, it’s essential to make sure they feel safe and comfortable as the return to their desks. Whether you own a business that...

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8 Promotional Products to Win Game Day

Dec 24, 2020

From Friday night lights, Saturday morning tailgating, to Sunday watch parties, show support for your team with some promotional products for the win! Touchscreen Gloves Add your logo to these tou...

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

Dec 17, 2020

We’re all familiar with the stereotypes that characterize the millennial generation- avocado toast, “killing” chain restaurants, and being social media obsessed. But what actually de...

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10 Perfect Holiday Promotional Products

Dec 10, 2020

If you haven’t heard, ‘tis the season to be jolly! Fortunately, ‘tis also the season to get your brand some serious face time with your customers via some really cool holiday-themed ...

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Case Study: Zip It Up

Dec 03, 2020

Description: Hit Sports Pack with Front Zipper Industry: Broadcast Media/Telecommunication What it was purchased for: A cellular provider needed giveaways for an event at a major university. How it ...

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10 Promotional Products for Healthy Living

Nov 25, 2020

We all strive to be our best selves, but sometimes it’s easier said than done. We can all make excuses to make unhealthy choices. Your niece has a birthday and it would seem rude to turn down th...

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'Tis the Season to Bring out Our Favorite Holiday Gift Ideas!

Nov 18, 2020

It’s that time again! The holidays are around the corner and you’re probably thinking about everything you need to do between now and the new year. For most of us, that includes client and...

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Top 8 Promotional Products for Real Estate Professionals

Nov 10, 2020

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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Trophies and Awards

Oct 30, 2020

Trophies and Awards We all like recognition for our accomplishments. Very often, that means receiving trophies and awards like these. Trophies are still a preferred award because they are generally q...

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Case Study: Don't Run from this Promo!

Oct 27, 2020

Description: Running Belt Fanny Pack Industry: Sports / Fitness What it was purchased for: A nationwide gym chain was looking for an item to give away with the purchase of yearly memberships. Th...

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Work Hoodies

Oct 30, 2020

Working outdoors? You need work hoodies! Many businesses have employees that need to work outdoors. For much of the country, that means part of the time they have to work in the cold. Enter work ho...

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Case Study: Sometimes You Just Need to Vent

Nov 03, 2020

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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CRHS Indoor Ensemble

Oct 30, 2020

CRHS Indoor Ensemble When the winter group of indoor ensemble band students at Cumberland Regional High School in Seabrook, NJ, travels to competition, they do it in style. The “windoor” ...

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Case Study: Employee Appreciation Gift

Oct 20, 2020

A company with many sales representatives needed an item for their top sales performers. Since their sales staff has both men and women, they needed an item that could be used by either gender. They c...

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Camo Sweatshirts

Oct 30, 2020

Camo Sweatshirts Our clients love that we understand what they want when they ask for camo sweatshirts or caps. Living where we do, we know REAL camo is about blending in with your surroundings in th...

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Case Study: Roll Up in Style

Oct 12, 2020

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 aro...

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Company shirts

Oct 30, 2020

Company Shirts One of the best ways to identify employees to the general public is by the use of company shirts. For the safety of both the employees and the customers of your company, providing bra...

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You Can Bank on These 7 Promotional Products

Oct 05, 2020

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 giveaw...

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Pelletier Reunion T-shirts

Oct 30, 2020

Pelletier Reunion T-shirts Some jobs are personal. This was one of them. I loved working with my dear “sisters” to create and print their Pelletier Reunion T-shirts. Annette came up with ...

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Case Study: Success on Campus

Sep 28, 2020

A large university needed a useful tool to promote its school app to students and faculty because it wanted to use the app to communicate important college news and upcoming events. Since most student...

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City Lights Shirts

Oct 30, 2020

City Lights Shirts Brand awareness can come in a variety of shapes and sizes like it did this year for the City Lights shirts. This ministry has done just plain t-shirts for many years, but this year...

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Get in Gear With These Automotive Promo Products

Sep 21, 2020

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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Building Community

Oct 30, 2020

Building Community Lighthouse Ministry, Inc. in Salem, NJ, is a wonderful program that focuses on building community in a variety of ways. Each summer, teens complete internships serving younger stud...

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Case Study: The Write Way

Sep 14, 2020

Item: WideBody® Message Pen Purpose: Inform people about range of services Audience: Clients and general public A chiropractic office wanted to inform clients and others about their range of...

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Change a Child’s Story

Oct 30, 2020

Change a Child’s Story A big reason to order printed t-shirts for your organization is so to show how you have a positive impact for good, just like CASA of Camden County does when they “...

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Giving Back: The Importance of Corporate Social Responsibility

Sep 06, 2020

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

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Trade Show Ready

Oct 30, 2020

Trade Show Ready One thing D and S Designs does well is get our clients trade show ready. What I mean by that is, we don’t just provide giveaways for our clients when they are headed to a show,...

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Case Study: It’s a Date!

Aug 30, 2020

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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Could we have done anything better?

Oct 30, 2020

Not long ago, I worked with a company who asked me, afterwards, did I have any problems? I said no. They then followed up with another question: Could we have done anything better? What a powerful cu...

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5 Promotional Products That Will Have Your Clients Dreaming

Aug 23, 2020

There are a lot of branding opportunities that go unnoticed in a world of t-shirts and coffee mugs. In fact, there’s an entire industry that spends every waking hour thinking of ways to help you...

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Why use promotional products in your marketing?

Oct 30, 2020

Why use promotional products in your marketing? Simple. It’s all in the numbers: *88% of people recall the advertiser on promotional products *62% recall the message on a promotional product *...

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What Millennials Want (And How to Work With Them)

Aug 16, 2020

Many people agree that there is a high demand to diversify the workforce with young specialists bearing fresh ideas and new perspectives. Furthermore, we need to prepare this growing generation for le...

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You Need More Cowbell

Aug 08, 2020

Description: Cowbell Industry: Sporting Events, Athletics What it was purchased for: A charity marathon coordinator wanted a giveaway that spectators could use to cheer on their runners. They chose ...

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Case Study: Stick to the Schedule

Aug 01, 2020

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

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Case Study: Keep Warm Buddy Set

Jul 25, 2020

Description: Keep Warm Buddy Set Industry: Education What it was purchased for: A local school was looking for a fundraiser item to help older kids raise money for an overnight camping trip. They ch...

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5 Invaluable Marketing Books to Help Grow Your Brand

Jul 17, 2020

In the world of business, marketing trends are always evolving and it's easy to be overwhelmed. Sometimes you take one step forward only to be knocked two steps back. Luckily, there are endless resour...

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Case Study: Rock out on the Run

Jul 10, 2020

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 dur...

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5 Promo Products for the Stay-at-Home Worker

Jul 03, 2020

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

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Relax and Unwind With These 10 Promo Products

Jun 26, 2020

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

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Case Study: Charity Fundraiser

Jun 19, 2020

The organizer of a charity fundraiser wanted to add an element of fun and excitement to their door prize giveaways. As each guest arrived, they were given a Mardi Gras Jubilee pen and instructions to ...

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5 Environmentally-Friendly Promotional Products

Jun 11, 2020

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: Health & Wellness Spas

Jun 04, 2020

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

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7 Promo Products That Will Get the Party Started

May 28, 2020

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. B...

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

May 21, 2020

Each school year, millions of students hit the books, shoot some hoops, and work hard to bring home that golden 4.0 GPA. Sometimes, the best way to promote your brand is by supporting the students in ...

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Soak Up The Sun With These 7 Summer Promo Products

May 14, 2020

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 sun ...

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8 Promo Products That Will Kick Start Your Goals

May 07, 2020

We all want to live healthier, sleep deeper, and work better. These motivational promotional products will help kickstart goals and increase your brand visibility! Exercise Band Let's get physical...

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Case Study: A Prom Ticket Keepsake

Apr 30, 2020

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

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7 Sources to Boost Your Creativity

Apr 23, 2020

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

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7 Fitness Promotional Products to Help You Stay in Shape

Apr 15, 2020

Exercise is an important part of our overall wellness and many companies are using wellness initiatives to promote healthy choices like regular exercise. Whether your company is encouraging physical f...

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6 Hot Products for the Grill Master

Apr 08, 2020

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

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How to Reduce Stress on the Job

Mar 31, 2020

Here are some interesting stats for you. More than 157 million Americans are part of the U.S. workforce. Considering that number, did you know that workplace stress is responsible for up to $190 billi...

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Case Study: A New Way to Do Cross-Promotions

Mar 24, 2020

Clever Meets Subtle: A New Way to Do Cross-Promotions Organization: Department Store Product Featured: Lanyard with Vinyl Pouch Goal of Promotion: Promoting Store Sales Description of Case His...

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

Mar 17, 2020

No one ever got anywhere by doing the bare minimum. Your growth depends on you getting as much done in as little time as possible. The five tips below will help you accomplish as much as possible each...

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6 Products to Include in Every Holiday Gift Basket

Mar 10, 2020

It’s always a good idea to get those gifts planned out and ready to go before the holiday chaos begins, and that includes client appreciation gifts. But, what do you get them? Put in extra thoug...

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5 Simple Tips to Organize and Run Effective Meetings

Mar 02, 2020

If you work from 9 to 5, chances are you’ve sat in a meeting before. Whether it be a brainstorm session or roundtable discussion, it doesn’t matter the industry you are in, meetings are in...

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Why You Should Buy USA-Made

Feb 24, 2020

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

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8 Paw-some Promotional Products for Dogs and Dog Lovers

Feb 17, 2020

Whether you work with animals or want to show that your business is pet-friendly, there are plenty of products that will win over every dog breed! Here are 8 of our favorite pet products. Collapsi...

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Case Study: Hey! Where'd You Get That Tote?

Nov 11, 2019

Description: Large Boat Tote Industry: Sports / Fitness What it was purchased for: Horse show giveaways How it was distributed: A local horse show needed gifts for their major contributors. A...

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