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Case Study: Wheelie Important Paperwork

Jun 26

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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Case Study: Pillow Box

Jun 19

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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6 Promotional Products for Music Lovers

Jun 12

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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Case Study: Work it Out!

Jun 05

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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Case Study: Sign the Deal

May 28

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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6 Products to Grow Your Business!

May 21

People love plants! They live in our offices and our homes and whether you have a large flourishing garden or fake plants because you can't even keep a cactus alive, there's a plant-themed promo for e...

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5 Steps to Achieving Your Goals

May 14

If you’ve ever watched a TED talk or listened to any of your teachers in school, you’ll know that setting goals are the stepping stones to getting where you want to be in life. You watch o...

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The Best Promotional Products for Sports Fanatics

May 06

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 Products for the Aspiring Home Chef

Apr 29

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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Case Study: Recycle, Reuse, Read a Book!

Apr 21

Product: Non-Woven Shopper Tote Bag Industry: Bookstore What it was purchased for: A large college bookstore wanted to feature a reusable shopping bag for students. The goal was to get the students ...

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It's Party Thyme: 7 Products for Plant Lovers

Apr 14

In recent years, home gardening has gone from a small hobby to a full-blown trend. Houseplants aren’t just beautiful home décor- they’re actually good for your health! Owning indoor...

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Case Study: Sometimes You Just Need to Vent

Apr 06

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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Case Study: Computer Repair At Your Fuzzy Fingertips

Mar 30

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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Your Guide to Promo Hats

Mar 22

A hat is a hat, right? With so many different styles available, it’s easy to get confused. With this quick guide to promotional headwear, you’ll learn the differences between the various s...

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5 Tips for Boosting Social Media Engagement

Mar 15

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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10 Must-Have Tech Products and Accessories

Mar 07

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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5 Office Toys That Will Bring Your Brand Joy

Feb 28

Look around your office and you will probably find that your coworkers’ desktops are riddled with a variety of knick-knacks, toys, puzzles, and stress balls. Office toys are a great way to st...

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Imprint Everything: A Guide to Printing Methods

Feb 21

Once you’ve found the perfect promotional product for your business or organization, the next step is to emblazon it with your logo or message. Depending on the item, there may be multiple decor...

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Perk up Your Promotions With These 6 Coffee Products

Feb 13

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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6 Reasons You Need a Company Store

Feb 06

As more and more companies turn towards e-commerce, shopping online has never been easier or more enjoyable. Ordering branded products is no exception! Company stores give you a convenient and complet...

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Case Study: A Flavorful Promotion

Jan 30

A Flavorful Promotion Boosts This Credit Union’s Popularity Organization: Credit Union Product Featured: Lip Balm Goal of Promotion: Generate New Loans Description of Case History: Thi...

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Case Study: Don't Run from this Promo!

Jan 22

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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Return of the Events: 6 Products for Concerts and More

Jan 15

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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