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Return of the Events: 6 Products for Concerts and More

3 days ago

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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Case Study: Zip It Up

Jan 07

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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You Need More Cowbell

Dec 31, 2021

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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3 Things Every Busy Professional Needs

Dec 24, 2021

If there’s one thing we never have enough of, it’s time. We haven’t quite figured out a way to freeze time yet, but we have found ways to save it. If you’re a busy professional...

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Let's Get Physical With These Activewear Promo Products

Dec 17, 2021

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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Your Brand Is Your Business - Market It!

Dec 09, 2021

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

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6 Products to Show Your Support for Breast Cancer Awareness

Dec 02, 2021

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

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Case Study: Custom Caps with a Budget Cap

Nov 25, 2021

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

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How to Create Buzz Around a Launch With Promo Products

Nov 18, 2021

So, you’re launching a new product or service? Congratulations – what an exciting time for your business! We understand that your next step is to develop your action plan to make this laun...

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Case Study: Look, Ma, No Hands!

Nov 11, 2021

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 budget...

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Case Study: Inking Impressions

Nov 04, 2021

Portability and permanence are among the desirable traits sought in an effective promotional product. A company was looking for a unique self-promotion that incorporated these elements and decided on ...

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Get Ready for Game Day! 5 Promotional Products for Sports Teams

Oct 27, 2021

Having high-quality equipment and gear is an important part of every team no matter how big or small. When your team walks out onto the field, you want them to stand out from the crowd and show off th...

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Take it To-Go: 8 Restaurant Takeout Essentials

Oct 20, 2021

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

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5 Back to College Products for a Safe School Year

Oct 13, 2021

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 heighten safe...

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Know Your Shades: 4 Types of Iconic Sunglasses

Oct 06, 2021

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

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6 High-Tech Promotional Products

Sep 29, 2021

It seems like there are new cutting-edge gadgets coming to market every day. It’s getting hard to keep up with what is really going to make your life easier and what’s just hype. We&rsquo...

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30 Quotes That Will Motivate You to Succeed

Sep 21, 2021

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

Sep 14, 2021

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

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Case Study: A Spoon-taneous Promotion

Sep 07, 2021

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: Bear With Us

Aug 31, 2021

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

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Case Study: Celebrate Milestones

Aug 23, 2021

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

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Case Study: It's in the Bag

Aug 16, 2021

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

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

Aug 08, 2021

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

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Case Study: It Takes a Village

Aug 01, 2021

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

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Our Top 10 Favorite Eco-Friendly Products

Jul 25, 2021

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

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Case Study: The Write Way

Jul 17, 2021

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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Case Study: Bake in Business

Jul 10, 2021

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

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

Jul 03, 2021

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

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A Lunch That Packs a Punch

Jun 25, 2021

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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Reusable vs. Disposable Items

Jun 18, 2021

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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Case Study: Resort Incentive Yields Oceans of Opportunity

Jun 11, 2021

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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6 Purr-fect Products to Keep Your Fur-Babies Happy!

Apr 15, 2021

6 Purr-fect Products to Keep Your Fur-Babies Happy! 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...

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Summer Giveaways

Apr 13, 2021

Summer’s nice weather, longer days and outdoor events create the perfect opportunity for brand exposure. Marketers should take advantage of this special time of the year by having promotional pr...

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Are Corporate Promotional Products Still Important?

Feb 23, 2021

All businesses want to reach out more and are trying many different marketing tactics to do so. They use social media, TV and magazine ads, and outdoor campaigns. However, they often forget promotiona...

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Power of Promo Products

Feb 22, 2021

Use the Power of Promotional Products Did you know that more than 70% of consumers own between 1-10 promotional items? Promotional items differ from USB...

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#winning

Feb 12, 2021

It’s hard to keep up with the latest trends. Especially when it comes to promotional products. One minute a product is in high demand, and the next, it’s out of style. So what products s...

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Do Promotional Products Really Work?

Feb 10, 2021

It's a difficult concept to wrap your mind around at first: promotional items making a positive impact on your marketing strategy. How is it possible that such simple items outfitted with your brand n...

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Best Jackets For Embroidery

Feb 08, 2021

Best Jackets for Embroidery Have you ever noticed how much better you feel when you’re wearing something you’re proud of? The old adage of “dress for success” is way more th...

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Promotional Products Not To Buy

Feb 05, 2021

1. DON’T GET… PAPERWEIGHTS Google image search “modern office”. What do you see? Rows and rows of computers and wide open desk space. What don’t you see? Paper. Tha...

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Does Hand Sanitizer Work on Any Surface Besides Skin?

Feb 04, 2021

What You Can Use Hand Sanitizer to Clean You typically use hand sanitizer to clean your hands, but this disinfectant is also a great way to remove germs from many other items you use every day. Just ...

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7 Ways Contractors Can Display Their Logo

Feb 03, 2021

1. Send Engaging Postcards Take a lesson from internet memes, and make your business stand out with funny, attention-grabbing postcards. Memes and cartoons feature simple images that play on your e...

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Winter Promo Products

Feb 02, 2021

1. Waterproof Dry Bags If you’re looking for promotional products that can stand up to the tough winter weather, we suggest investing in waterproof dry bags. You can look for bags in a varie...

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8 Promotional Products For Real Estate Professionals

Jan 27, 2021

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

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Designing That Perfect T-Shirt For Your Bar or Restaurant

Jan 26, 2021

The Things You Need to Design the Perfect Bar or Restaurant Shirt 1/11/2021 by Kyle Greco Whether you need new server uniforms for your staff, or just want some more merch for your web-store, yo...

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10 Common Mistakes To Avoid When Designing A Shirt

Jan 25, 2021

T-Shirt Design Tips: How to Avoid The 10 Most Common Mistakes Everyone loves a great T-shirt design. I know I do. That’s why we’ve been in this business for 23 years (but who’s c...

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What Are Antimicrobial Products?

Jan 22, 2021

Antimicrobial Products Uses & Benefits Every day, products containing antimicrobial ingredients help keep our homes, schools, offices, and other public places clean and hygienic. By h...

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Stay Fit During The Pandemic

Jan 18, 2021

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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Don't Go Dark With Your Marketing During Tough Times

Jan 12, 2021

The talk of a looming recession is swirling. And although anxiety is high among investors and businesses during this unprecedented time, there are opportunities for companies positioned ...

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What Goes Into Creating A Logo?

Dec 15, 2020

December 2, 2020 Sage Larson ESTABLISHING A BRAND: CREATING A LOGO Once you've researched your audience and competition and developed a brand voice, it's time to create the logo. Making a unique, ...

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The Birth of T-Shirt Printers

Oct 15, 2020

Graphic T-Shirts and the Birth of T-Shirt Printers By the time the 1950s rolled around, a number of companies in Miami, Florida began experimenting with garment decoration, but the field was still fa...

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The Origin of the T-Shirt

Oct 15, 2020

The Origin of the T-Shirt The t-shirt as we know it today is an apparel staple. The simple garment is so deeply ingrained in world culture that it’s easy to forget that, relatively speaking, th...

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Brief History of Promotional Products

Oct 15, 2020

When you look at a promotional pen, stress ball, or t-shirt, you probably don’t think about why it’s in your hand, but promotional products have a long history in the United States. In fac...

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DJB Specialties Acquires GForce Promotions

Sep 01, 2017

Distributor DJB Specialties (UPIC: DJBSPEC) has acquired Philadelphia, Pennsylvania’s GForce Promotions (UPIC: GForce) from Gray Consulting, Inc. “We know that GForce Promotions brings...

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Keep Your Clients

Mar 30, 2017

Core Values Being a business is NOT enough anymore. Stand for something! Consumers want to feel that your morals and values align. Core values start from the top of an organization and are adopted by...

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