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7 Promotional Products Perfect for Weddings

Apr 14

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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Relax and Unwind With These 10 Promo Products

Apr 07

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: Boosting Trade Show Booth Traffic

Mar 31

The “Golden Lanyard” to Boosting Trade Show Booth Traffic Organization: Health Care Organization Product Featured: Cotton Water Bottle Strap Goal of Promotion: Driving Traffic ...

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Tasty Products to Satisfy a Sweet Tooth

Mar 24

If you’re looking for a crowd-pleaser of a promotion, consider candy! Few people can resist the delicious charms of a tasty treat, and giving someone a sweet gift is a great way to have them rem...

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5 Promo Products to Make Your Office Safer for Employees

Mar 16

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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Mask Mania!

Mar 09

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

Mar 02

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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What Makes Gen Z Tick?

Feb 23

It’s the 2020s, and Generation Z is growing up. The generation includes people born between 1995 and the 2010s, putting the group’s eldest squarely in their mid-twenties. Chances are that ...

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Case Study: Financial Industry

Feb 16

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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Products and Tips to Boost Your Work From Home Productivity

Feb 09

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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5 Promo Products for People Who Love to Plan

Feb 02

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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Case Study: Do the Wave

Jan 26

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

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Case Study: Raise Your Glass!

Jan 18

Objective A local brewery wanted an eye-catching promotional item to place on tables that would boost their alcohol sales and highlight their weekly specials while encouraging enrollment for their ta...

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Case Study: Fun in the Sun

Jan 11

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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Case Study: Lunchtime Appreciation

Jan 04

Description: ID Lunch Bag Industry: Health Care / Pharmaceutical What it was purchased for: A hospital wanted a unisex item to give out for Nurses Week. Since most of the nursing staff brought their...

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6 Mood-Boosting Promo Products to Beat the Winter Blues

Dec 28, 2020

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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Case Study: You've Got the Power

Dec 21, 2020

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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Case Study: Sharper Students

Dec 14, 2020

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

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Take it To-Go: 8 Restaurant Takeout Essentials

Dec 06, 2020

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

Nov 29, 2020

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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Perk up Your Promotions With These 6 Coffee Products

Nov 22, 2020

Coffee enthusiasts will love these promotional products that look like they’re straight from the coffee shop! Millions of people drink coffee and tea every day, even multiple times a day which m...

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

Nov 14, 2020

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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6 Promo Products for a Turkey-Tastic Thanksgiving

Nov 07, 2020

Thanksgiving may be frequently overlooked during the holiday season, between Halloween and Christmas, but it’s many folks’ favorite holiday. On Thanksgiving, families get together to share...

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Business Travel: How COVID-19 Changes Everything

Oct 31, 2020

“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: A Spoon-taneous Promotion

Oct 24, 2020

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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6 Morning Routine Products That Will Wake Anyone Up

Oct 16, 2020

Everyone has their very own personalized morning routine. It doesn't matter if you wake up 3 hours before work or 20 minutes before you have to rush out the door, with Pop-Tart in hand, we all have ou...

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Advice for Getting the Most Out of a Business Trip

Oct 09, 2020

Traveling for business can be a hectic experience if you approach your upcoming trip without any preparation. As with everything else in the world, there is an art to getting the most out of business ...

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How to Juggle Work and Life Balance Like a Boss

Oct 02, 2020

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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8 Essential Office Supplies for Remote Workers

Sep 25, 2020

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

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7 Promotional Products That Help You Prepare for the Unexpected

Sep 18, 2020

It’s always important to have emergency plans in place for when the unexpected happens. There is no substitute for good preparations! These promotional products help you ensure you are prepared ...

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5 Environmentally-Friendly Promotional Products

Sep 10, 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: The Big Picture

Sep 03, 2020

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

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5 Healthy Tips for Business Trips

Aug 27, 2020

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: Pillow Box

Aug 20, 2020

Objective A children's hospital wanted to send a thank you gift package to donors. They wanted patients to be able to add a personalized touch to the gift to connect donors better to the cause. Prod...

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Case Study: Have a Seat

Aug 11, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic spread, a non-profit healthcare provider needed additional waiting room seating for their clinics and health centers across the state. As a non-profit, they needed an affordab...

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Case Study: Zip It Up

Aug 04, 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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Words Have Power: Why Copywriting Matters for Your Business?

Jul 28, 2020

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

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How Promo Products Can Make a Lasting Impression

Jul 20, 2020

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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How to Protect Your Business From Hackers

Jul 13, 2020

Business owners have a lot to lose in the event of an unfortunate data breach. From intellectual property to customer lists to bank account numbers, hackers have their eyes set on the most invaluable ...

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3 Simple Ways to Boost Your Mood Right Now

Jul 06, 2020

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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6 Ways to Get More Done Every Day

Jun 29, 2020

From the moment you get to work in the morning, you’re probably planning all the things you intend to get done. By the time you head home, you may wonder how the day got away from you! We’...

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8 Promo Products That Will Kick Start Your Goals

Jun 22, 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: Go Green or Go Home

Jun 14, 2020

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: A Picture is Worth...a Nice Donation

Jun 07, 2020

Description: Folded Photograph Card Industry: Fundraising What it was purchased for: A historical preservation society needed invitations for their annual dinner. A board member donated their photog...

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Case Study: Computer Repair At Your Fuzzy Fingertips

May 31, 2020

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

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

May 24, 2020

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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Case Study: Where Has Your Pen Been?

May 17, 2020

Products Javalina Splash® Pen Industry Technology Application Contest An internet company created a branded website for a promotion called “Where has your pen been?” ...

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

May 10, 2020

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

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Case Study: Wine for the Win

May 03, 2020

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

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Case Study: Too Hot to Jot

Apr 26, 2020

Objective: Department managers wanted their new employees to have an easy way to take notes during the onboarding process. They wanted to incorporate company branding to keep their image consistent....

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Case Study: Real Modern Recognition

Apr 19, 2020

Market: Finance Product Use: Employee Recognition Promotion: A wealth management firm selected the Samsonite Executive Computer Backpack as an employee recognition gift. At the company’s...

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5 Easy Ways to Achieve a Positive Outlook

Apr 11, 2020

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: Bake in Business

Apr 04, 2020

Description: Set of 4 Measuring Cups Industry: Hospitality / Tourism What it was purchased for: A casino in the Milwaukee area wanted to spice up a "normal giveaway" with a theme. They had com...

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Must-Have Promotional Products for the Real Estate Industry

Mar 27, 2020

Real estate promotional products are a memorable way to stay top of mind with your clients by promoting your brand, while also giving something back to your clients. Whether it’s part of a direc...

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6 Budget-Friendly Products to Drive High-End Sales

Mar 20, 2020

Are you looking for a marketing campaign that is not only successful but budget-friendly? Good news! You don’t have to break the bank to find promotional products that get the job done and leave...

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Case Study: Jot It Down

Mar 13, 2020

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

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10 Tweetable Quotes for Motivation

Mar 06, 2020

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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Get in Gear With These Automotive Promo Products

Feb 27, 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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Branding 101: Let’s Talk Logos

Feb 20, 2020

A logo is often a company’s first impression and it can impact a customer’s perception, purchase decisions and overall attitude toward your company. A logo is a symbol or graphic element t...

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

Feb 13, 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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Promotional Golf Products That Are Made in the USA

Feb 06, 2020

These golf-themed promotional products are a hole-in-one! Add your logo to take your company’s golf tournament or event to the next level. Treat golfers to custom golf balls, umbrellas, bag t...

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Case Study: Do a Double Take

Jan 30, 2020

Objective A general contracting company was looking for a fun way to provide "before and after" photos to their clients after a remodeling project was complete. Product Double-Sided Portra...

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Case Study: This Event Needs More Cowbell

Jan 22, 2020

Description: Cow Bell Industry: Trade Show / Convention / Events What it was purchased for: A charity marathon coordinator wanted a giveaway that spectators could use to cheer on their runn...

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Case Study: A

Jan 15, 2020

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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8 Promotional Products to Win Game Day

Jan 08, 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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5 Promo Products That Are Bright, Light, and Ready to Excite

Jan 01, 2020

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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Game On: 10 Promo Product Games We Love!

Dec 24, 2019

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

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5 Promotional Products for Firemen and Fire Departments

Dec 17, 2019

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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How to Gain Inspiration in 5 Minutes

Dec 10, 2019

People demand a lot of creativity from professionals these days. We live in the era of media overload, where viral video marketing and colorful infographics have become accepted means of engaging an a...

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Case Study: College Fair Giveaway

Dec 03, 2019

Description: 4" Mini Plush Buddies Frog with Shirt Industry: Education What it was purchased for: A community college was looking for a giveaway item to have at their booth for the upcoming college ...

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Cheers! Let’s Sell More Beer!

Nov 26, 2019

Description: Custom Wave Table Tent Industry: Hospitality What it was purchased for: A local brewery wanted an eye-catching promotional item to place on tables that would boost their alcohol sales, ...

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5 Ways to Boost Employee Morale

Nov 19, 2019

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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The Best Promotional Products for Sports Fanatics

Nov 11, 2019

With football season right around the corner, people are gearing up to support their favorite teams. Whether they’re grilling hot dogs at a tailgate or cheering in the stands, fans love wearing...

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6 Promotional Products for Music Lovers

Nov 04, 2019

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

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4 Ways to Improve Communication

Oct 28, 2019

Have you ever had this conversation before? Them: "How are you?" You: "Yes." Or have you ever been in a meeting and realized you zoned out halfway through? Or how about when you’re at the mo...

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Your Product Decorating Questions Answered

Oct 21, 2019

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: It’s a Date!

Oct 13, 2019

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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16 Ways Color Affects Your Branding and Marketing

Oct 06, 2019

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

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8 Dental Products That Will Make You Smile

Sep 29, 2019

Promotional products are great for handing out after patient visits, at conferences and events, or to have available in your reception area. Here are our 8 favorite dental promotional products that he...

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Case Study: Plastics Make it Possible

Sep 22, 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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6 Things You Need on Your Desk

Sep 15, 2019

Most of us spend as much time at our desks as we do in our homes. If that’s the case, we should all put some time and effort into making sure our workspace is as happy and motivating as possible...

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Your Brand Is Your Business - Market It!

Sep 07, 2019

As a marketing professional, you understand better than anyone the importance of establishing a distinct brand presence for your company. People gravitate to those they identify with and can trust wit...

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Drink It In: 6 Drinkware Products to Quench Your Thirst

Aug 31, 2019

What better way to put your money where your mouth is than to add your logo to some stylish drinkware? We have six unique picks to inspire your next drinkware order! Moscow Mule Gift Set Cheers to...

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Case Study: This Promotional Product is in the Bag

Aug 24, 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 Corporate Gifts Your Clients Will Love

Aug 17, 2019

Corporate gifts are a great way to thank your clients for keeping you in business. When done right, they can also function as employee rewards/incentives. Here are a few of our favorite promotional pr...

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Case Study: An Icy Cool Promotion

Aug 10, 2019

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

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

Aug 02, 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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5 Men's Wearable Promotional Products for the Office and Beyond

Jul 26, 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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How to Work Smarter, Not Harder

Jul 19, 2019

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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8 Paw-some Promotional Products for Dogs and Dog Lovers

Jul 12, 2019

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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30 Quotes That Will Motivate You to Succeed

Jul 05, 2019

We all want to succeed in business and in life, but sometimes we could use an extra boost of motivation. Some of the most successful people we have ever known have failed many times before succeeding....

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The Power of Promotional Products

Jun 15, 2019

If you are skeptical about the power of promotional products to promote your business or organization, here are a few fun facts that are sure to get your attention! Eight in 10 consumers own betwee...

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You Need More Cowbell

Jun 27, 2019

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

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Top 8 Promotional Products for Real Estate Professionals

Jun 20, 2019

If you work in real estate, you know that your field generates billions of dollars in revenue per year in residential, commercial and industrial sectors. And you could pocket a good amount of that yie...

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

Jun 13, 2019

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

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Case Study: A Prom Ticket Keepsake

Jun 13, 2019

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

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