Promotional Products for Fitness Centers

3 days ago

If you are looking for promotional products for a fitness center, here are some ideas: · Water bottles: Reusable water bottles with the fitness center's logo and branding are a gre...

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Online Store Benefits for Fitness Centers

3 days ago

There are several benefits that fitness centers can experience by having an online store: · Increased revenue: An online store can help fitness centers to expand their revenue stre...

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Promotional Products for a Rainy Day

Mar 16

There are many promotional products that could be perfect for a rainy day. Here are a few ideas: 1. Umbrellas - Branded umbrellas are an excellent promotional product for a rainy day. They are...

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Gifts for New Homeowners

Mar 13

Gifts for New Homeowners If you're looking for gift ideas for new homeowners, here are some options: 1. Personalized doormat: A personalized doormat is a great way to welcome guests to thei...

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Best Gifts for New Car Owners

Mar 13

Best Gifts for New Car Owners Here are some gift ideas for new car owners: 1. Car cleaning kit: A complete car cleaning kit that includes a car wash, wax, tire cleaner, and microfiber cloth...

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Advertise And Make Extra Income Using Branded Merchandise!

Mar 10

Branded merchandise can be an effective way to promote your business or brand and generate extra income. Here are some ways to advertise and make extra income using branded merchandise: 1. C...

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ChatGPT and Promotional Products

Mar 09

Question: Most popular promotional products? ChatGPT Answer: There are a wide range of promotional products available, but some of the most popular ones include: Pens: Pens are a cla...

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Why You Should Be Having More Fun at Work

Feb 21

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

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Relax and Unwind With These 10 Promo Products

Feb 14

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: A Picture is Worth...a Nice Donation

Feb 07

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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6 Awarding Rewards for Your Employees

Jan 31

Since the beginning of the corporate award dinners, the same type of glass award has been presented at each one, whether it is a banquet, end-of-year party, or even just a company-wide meeting. While ...

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6 Corporate Gifts Your Employees Will Adore

Jan 24

Are you looking for the perfect gift to show your employees how much you care about them? Something more than just a generic mug? Then these are the products for you! 1. Robert Dancebot Speaker ...

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Priming Corporate Training

Jan 19

Does most corporate training succeed or fail? More specifically, how well does your participant commit to memory what was being shared? A key to improving your program’s success is practicing ...

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6 High-Tech Promotional Products

Jan 17

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

Jan 10

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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Staying Memorable

Jan 10

How do you stay in your customer’s front of mind when your product or service is needed? How do you remain memorable to potential customers you contact? Check out the picture of the well...

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Case Study: Lunchtime Appreciation

Jan 02

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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Un-Plug, Digital Detox

Jan 02

What’s the first thing you do upon waking up? Check emails, messages, and links? Spending hours daily on digital information isn’t something just the younger generation is doing. Most o...

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Case Study: This Promotional Product is in the Bag

Dec 25, 2022

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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When Did You Learn Santa Wasn’t Real

Dec 23, 2022

Growing up a touchstone of childhood was learning Santa wasn’t real. This was when the innocence of childhood came face-to-face with a shocking reality. This forced realization of unexpected c...

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Lanyards: Everything You Need to Know

Dec 18, 2022

When it's time to choose the perfect lanyard for your company or organization, you may not be aware of all the things to consider when purchasing your new supplies. Lanyards come in many different sty...

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Brand Power

Dec 16, 2022

What promotional products have you kept? Have you hung onto them because of their practical or sentimental value? My two favorite products are a screwdriver and a rock. My dad got the sc...

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Top 3 Color Trends for 2022

Dec 10, 2022

Your promotional products color palette plays a significant role in the decision-making process. One of the biggest reasons colors influence consumer behavior is that individuals want to stay on-tren...

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Aging of America

Dec 09, 2022

There’s a lot in the news about things like birthrate decline, population growing older, aging of America (and the world), etc. This makes the people of this growing demographic (old people) a p...

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Now Trending: Fanny Packs!

Dec 03, 2022

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

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Reinforce a Memory

Dec 01, 2022

The importance of providing a physical reminder to leverage the memory of an experience has reached an all-time high. The time and cost of events makes it imperative that a physical reminder be includ...

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Planning for 2023

Nov 29, 2022

Preparing for 2023 is daunting. Starting early gives you the time needed to cover all the essential issues. One thing you might omit is purchasing branded merchandise. Skipping over branded merchan...

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Motivated Workers

Nov 28, 2022

Getting and keeping your workforce functioning seems to be a common concern among businesses. Among the many things I’ve heard, there’s a shortage of people applying to jobs. Customer se...

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9 Promotional Products for the Oil & Gas Industry

Nov 25, 2022

The world runs on natural resources, but it's not like all that power comes from thin air! Oil, gas, and energy companies help harness and deliver the resources that power all our homes, offices, rest...

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Time to Say Thanks

Nov 19, 2022

November is gratitude month. Imagine that! A whole month to say thanks. Better hurry, the month is more than half over! Saying thanks is something I grew up doing. It was considered being well ma...

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Case Study: Masks and Casks

Nov 18, 2022

When a distillery was launching a new line of spirits, they collaborated with a large chain of liquor stores to promote their new products. The stores gave all employees PrevaGuard™ Face Masks i...

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The Kitchen, Where Love is Found

Nov 16, 2022

Chances are many of your fond memories of the holidays are found in the kitchen. Definitely your olfactory memories have you recalling food, cooking and kitchens full of activity. As a youngst...

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5 Outside-the-Box Promotional Products for Your Next School Order

Nov 10, 2022

If you’ve ever placed an order for promotional products for a school, you have probably seen your fair share of t-shirts and baseball caps. And trust us, those are definitely important! Wearable...

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Notetaking Breakthrough the Rocketbook!

Nov 09, 2022

Do you take handwritten notes? What do you do with them? Toss them out? Save the journals? Transcribe them in a digital file? Well, there’s a simple solution for taking and retaining notes. ...

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7 Brilliant Bamboo Promotional Products

Nov 03, 2022

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

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It’s Not What You Do, It’s What Is Needed

Nov 02, 2022

Where do you look to find your ideal customer? When talking with another business leader I frequently get asked what industry do I focus on for customers? Industries and leaders in specific fields of ...

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Case Study: Back in Business

Oct 26, 2022

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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Dumbbells and Smart Choices

Oct 20, 2022

Why is it that I can look at something and another person doesn’t see the object the same way? Studies suggest how we view something is influenced by our memories. It’s true, life exp...

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These Promos Put the "Fun" in Fundraiser!

Oct 19, 2022

Between all the different sports, clubs, and extracurriculars at school, there are plenty of reasons to raise money! Whether you're looking to fund the football team's trip to a tournament, the drama ...

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Old School vs. New School Promo Products

Oct 12, 2022

It’s no secret – people love “vintage” products. Just look at the huge resurgence in vintage clothing that began in the early 2010’s and you’ll see what we’re...

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PR Disaster!

Oct 11, 2022

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Craft the Perfect Trade Show Swag Bag

Oct 04, 2022

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

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Making Good Impressions

Oct 04, 2022

How do you get people to see your brand? This is especially important when you are not directly interacting with them. Do people see you through social media, traditional media, mail, word-of-...

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Bamboo: It's Not Just for Pandas!

Sep 27, 2022

What first comes to mind when you think of the phrase "made from sustainable materials"? Bamboo, of course! Bamboo, which is a type of grass (who knew!), is an incredible renewable and sustainable res...

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1 in 5

Sep 23, 2022

1 in 5 1 in 5 children live with a mental health issue. This was a slogan of Clarity Child Guidance Centers. Their mission is to help children and families with mental health issues. The picture s...

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Big-Top Promo Products!

Sep 20, 2022

Come one, come all to the best party in town, the circus! Step on up to find neat promo products that are sure to wow a crowd! Toy Elephant At a Big-Top Circus, you are sure to see some amazing...

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COVID Forever?

Sep 15, 2022

WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told reporters that the world has never been in a better position to end the COVID-19 pandemic. This is the UN’s most upbeat assessment since ...

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9 Useful Apps for Sales & Marketing Professionals

Sep 12, 2022

Your phone’s ringing off the hook. You’ve got three meetings back to back. Emails are piling up in your inbox. And when you have a moment to book your next business trip, you wonder how yo...

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

Sep 05, 2022

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: Computer Repair At Your Fuzzy Fingertips

Aug 28, 2022

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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Fall Colors, Road Trips and Fun!

Aug 25, 2022

Ok, now raise your hands if Fall is your favorite season. For many of us, it is a favorite time of year! A Gallup Poll found Fall is the second most favorite season. Imagine having a go-to bag to t...

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Am I a Problem Solver????

Aug 23, 2022

As I scroll through the posts in social media, I wonder how all the finance and business advisors, coaches and podcasters find a way to stand out? It seems that there is so many sharing information h...

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

Aug 21, 2022

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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Why Buy a Red Car?

Aug 19, 2022

According to Harvard professor Gerald Zaltman, emotion is what really drives the purchasing behaviors, and decision making in general. The last time I bought a house I wanted an extra-large garage...

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Case Study: Resort Incentive Yields Oceans of Opportunity

Aug 14, 2022

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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What's Up with One Size Fits All??

Aug 08, 2022

What’s up with “one-size fits all”? This means one item can fit all sizes and shapes. It is commonly found in gloves, bath robes, and apparel tops. Is there really a universal siz...

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6 Products to Grow Your Business!

Aug 06, 2022

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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Branding 101: What Makes a Brand Powerful

Jul 30, 2022

A powerful brand is more than just a great logo and a mission statement (although those certainly lay the groundwork for any brand.) We live in a time where competition rises up on every corner, and t...

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Case Study: Write to Paradise!

Jul 22, 2022

A 5 Star Resort wanted to ensure its guests received the best experience. To encourage feedback on services provided, guests were offered a coupon for use at their next visit in return for comple...

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It's Pizza Time! 6 Pizza Products You'll Fall In Love For

Jul 15, 2022

Did you know that pizza has been around for a really long time? Pizza has been around since antiquity when the Romans, Egyptians, and the Greeks would all layer flatbreads with toppings, and even the ...

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Desperate Need for Automotive Technicians

Jul 11, 2022

Help wanted. Need you to be reliable, motivated, and capable to do it right the first time. Among my customers in the auto industry, having enough technicians to keep up with demand is a huge cha...

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Case Study: Time for a Rebrand

Jul 08, 2022

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

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How One Hour Can Determine Your Success

Jun 30, 2022

After working a long, tiring day, all you want to do is plop down on the sofa and watch TV. The thought of laying on the couch spending hours of mindless activity is tempting to most. In fact, the ave...

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What's Normal?

Jun 25, 2022

Can anyone tell me what’s normal? Seriously, with a pandemic, war in Europe, climate change, civil strife, shortages of essential goods, crime, inflation, a looming recession, and talk of layof...

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Case Study: Beach Balls? Bingo!

Jun 23, 2022

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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Case Study: It's in the Bag

Jun 15, 2022

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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Patches! The World Needs More Patches!

Jun 10, 2022

Some people just are CRAZY about patches!!! Patches are desired and collected by people from many different backgrounds. Sports enthusiasts, scouts, military, vacationers, hobbyists, the young and n...

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Case Study: Sometimes You Just Need to Vent

Jun 08, 2022

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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Phone Sales Friend or Foe

Jun 08, 2022

Are you pestered with unwanted phone calls? I don’t get that many phone calls, but quite a few of them are really annoying. Here’s a breakdown of my phone calls. Thirty-six percen...

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5 Phone Accessories to Help You Get a Grip

Jun 01, 2022

It’s pretty safe to say that cell phones are a ubiquitous part of everyday life. In any room with more than a few people in it, you’re likely to find a few phone screens lighting up in som...

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May 26, 2022

NOTE: This post shares my personal belief about making a serious effort to stop lone shooters like the one in Uvalde TX. I think the first step in stopping lunatics determined to kill innocents is to...

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Here Are Our Votes For The Best Political Promotional Product Staples

May 24, 2022

Whether you are right or left, red or blue, or somewhere in the middle, if you’re in need of political promotional product staples, we've got some great candidates for you! Yard Signs ...

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Technology High Point

May 22, 2022

In November 1984 I bought my own Christmas present. It was a brand-new Macintosh computer and printer. Paid the $3,700 with Apple credit. It was state-of-the art with 128K RAM and no hard drive. P...

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Case Study: Wave Hello to Promotions

May 17, 2022

Description: Custom Wave Cap Industry: Automotive What it was purchased for: The client was looking for a signature cap that would be unique, high-quality, and something that the recipient would...

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Life's Secret: Behave as You Desire to Feel

May 10, 2022

Has being courteous fallen out of favor? Driving, waiting in line, doors close as you approach, asking for help. You got to wonder as these life experiences occur, where has courteous behavior gone?...

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Case Study: A Flavorful Promotion

May 09, 2022

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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Generational Trends for Gen x and Alpha

May 06, 2022

Do you find it difficult to find the right product for the younger generations? Here's something that might help. A next generation report of buying trends among Gen X and Alpha. Click below and check...

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6 Calming Products for Skincare Lovers

May 02, 2022

The hottest beauty trend of the late 2010s among millennials and Gen Zers was the dewy, bare-faced, minimal makeup look. This “Glossier girl” revolution led to a resurgence in skincare as ...

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Retro Promotional Products

Apr 26, 2022

Just click on the keys below to open up this great article on retro promotional products!

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5 Promo Products for the Stay-at-Home Worker

Apr 24, 2022

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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Win Big With These Promotional Products for Sports Lovers

Apr 17, 2022

If you’re looking for some awesome gear to support your team—or for some killer merch for your team’s fans—we’ve got you covered with these awesome promotional products f...

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Custom, Low Minimum, Orders Coming Soon!

Apr 15, 2022

Coming soon, custom designed t-shirts with a minimum quantity of one! Send me the picture, I'll send you the decorated t-shirt. How's that for easy!!! Watch Blog for more details.

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5 Pitch Perfect Products for Musically Talented Individuals

Apr 10, 2022

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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Case Study: Where Has Your Pen Been?

Apr 02, 2022

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: A Golfer Giveaway

Mar 26, 2022

Objective An event organizer wanted consistent branding for everything from their tournament save the dates to golfer giveaways. Products Custom Tri-Fold Calendar, A2 (4-1/4" x 5-1/2") Folded Print...

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10 Promo Products for Auto-Lovers

Mar 19, 2022

Grab your keys and prepare for a Bo Duke slide across the hood of your car. It’s time to take a look at 10 promo products for auto-lovers. For this list, we put together a travel-bag of gear wor...

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5 Easy Ways to Achieve a Positive Outlook

Mar 12, 2022

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

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Don't Gamble Your Business Success!

Mar 07, 2022

Do you gamble? Do you gamble with your business's success? If you answered YES to both these questions, then this post is NOT for YOU. Read on if you want to find a safe path for your business's succe...

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5 Promo Products to Make Your Office Safer for Employees

Mar 04, 2022

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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6 Purr-fect Products for Keeping Pets Occupied at Home

Feb 25, 2022

Pet owners who have been working from home over the past few months have had their hands full. Juggling work along with dogs or cats requires attention, and many pets have likely adjusted to having th...

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Mindfulness and the Workplace

Feb 18, 2022

“Mindfulness” has become an increasingly popular buzzword over the past year, with workers suffering from pandemic-related burnout and record high stress levels. But what does it really me...

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Case Study: A Cheese-y Promotion

Feb 11, 2022

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

Feb 03, 2022

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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Employee Apprecation

Feb 03, 2022

A perfect gift for employee appreciation, well that might be a STRETCH :-) But you can't deny it is a gift with SOLE :-)

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Fifty Years Impact on Living

Jan 31, 2022

When I first saw the comparison of 1918 and 2022 to 1970, it really got my attention. I know some about what it was like in 1918 from my father, he was born in 1919. My father's lifestyle was ver...

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Must-Have Promotional Products for the Real Estate Industry

Jan 27, 2022

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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Three Reasons Why We Give Gifts

Jan 25, 2022

How do I describe the help given my customers? I am the concierge of gift giving. What to know what to give? I can help! It is my mission to bring clarity and impact to gift giving. Why am I so GOOD a...

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6 Snap-Worthy Products for Every Photographer

Jan 20, 2022

Do you know what bokeh means? Aperture? That’s ok if you don’t, but many of your clients may know these terms if they are avid photographers! Whether they enjoy taking a flat lay shot of t...

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12 Promotional Products for Safe Travels

Jan 12, 2022

Whether you’re traveling by plane or by car, it’s important to stay safe and comfortable. As COVID-19 cases continue to fall and the amount of vaccinated people rises, business travel is b...

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Contingency Planning

Jan 07, 2022

The I-95 gridlock in Virginia has highlighted the risks of getting stranded driving in the winter. I had experienced how terrifying and frustrating this makes you feel. I’ve had it happen t...

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Trending Fall and Winter Apparel

Jan 05, 2022

Seasons are changing, and it’s time to pack away your tank tops and shorts and bring the sweaters, boots, and scarves out of storage. Wardrobes need a little refreshing to match the new colder w...

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How to Stand Out in Your Brand

Jan 03, 2022

How to Stand Out in Your Brand Own Your Niche. Unless you've been hibernating this past few years, niche should be a word you find familiar. In simple terms, unless you are Coca Cola or Amazon, t...

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Science Fiction Imitating Life

Dec 31, 2021

Imagine for a moment a fictional scenario. It begins in 2019 with four seemingly unrelated events. First, the world is confronted with a pandemic, and after an optimistic belief in a recovery a new re...

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Case Study: Success on Campus

Dec 28, 2021

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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Winter Demands a Hot Drink!

Dec 28, 2021

Even in the south it gets cold this time of year, so this is a good time to cozy up with a hot drink!

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Yes, There's a Difference: Everything You Need to Know About Pens

Dec 21, 2021

Even as much of our world goes digital and paperless, the pen remains an essential tool in both office and home life. With so many different types of pens, choosing the “write” one can be ...

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What is your number one priority for spending your time?

Dec 20, 2021

Years ago when starting out in a corporate career I spent most of my time working. I worked long days, worked on weekends, and worked while on vacation. Work was my priority. Some say they work to m...

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Case Study: Stick to the Schedule

Dec 14, 2021

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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What Does COVID19 Tell Us About Climate Change?

Dec 14, 2021

Growing up it was said to never talk about politics or religion if you want to avoid an argument. Today, there’s plenty more topics to avoid if you don’t want to argue. Topics like COVID19...

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Influenza, SARS, and COVID19

Dec 10, 2021

Did you know the technical abbreviation for COVID19 is SARS CoV-2. The initial world pandemic of SARS was in 2003 and it was identified as SARS CoV-1. Both viruses are coronaviruses. A noted resear...

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Displaying Your Logo on Products -- Any Rules to Follow?

Dec 07, 2021

Here's a question I occasionally get asked and is almost always assumed to be true. Is adding my logo, or business name, something I must do? There's a misconception about promotional marketing t...

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December 7, 1941

Dec 07, 2021

December 7, 1941 Here’s the opening of FDR’s speech to the United States Congress and American people: “YESTERDAY, December 7, 1941 a date which will live in infamy the Unite...

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December 7, 1941

Dec 07, 2021

December 7, 1941 Here’s the opening of FDR’s speech to the United States Congress and American people: “YESTERDAY, December 7, 1941 a date which will live in infamy the Unite...

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Case Study: Bear With Us

Dec 06, 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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Products Coming From China? Expect Delays

Dec 06, 2021

The following came in an email from a thoughtful supplier in China. Delays have become more common, and he is able to offer advice for anyone needing products in Q1 of 2022. His note follows: 20...

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Case Study: 3D is the Key

Nov 29, 2021

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

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How to Reduce Stress on the Job

Nov 22, 2021

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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Let's Get Physical! 9 Promo Products for Personal Trainers, Gyms, and More

Nov 15, 2021

Physical fitness is an integral part of leading a healthy life, but it’s not always easy to accomplish on one’s own! That’s where personal trainers, gyms, and fitness classes come in...

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The Great Resignation

Nov 15, 2021

In September 4.4 million workers voluntarily quit their jobs. This number represents 3% of the workforce. Both these numbers are the highest ever recorded. To date almost 24 million workers have vo...

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iclick Case Study November 11, 2021

Nov 11, 2021

Activation: Milestone Fitness was looking for a giveaway for current and new members. They wanted to reward members who renewed their membership as well as provide an incentive to potential new membe...

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Case Study: Wave Hello to Recognition

Nov 08, 2021

Item: JAFFA® Wave Award Purpose: Welcome gift for incentive winners Audience: Software company sales representatives A software company held a sales incentive contest for reps to win a trip ...

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Supply Chain Backlog Not Going Away Soon

Nov 08, 2021

Nancy shared a story, and it has been the best analysis of the supply chain crisis I’ve read. You can find it on Tangle (online news) “There will be tears” by Isaac Saul, 11/5/21. ...

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Case Study: Roaming Free with the YUMA Clear Freedom Bottle

Nov 01, 2021

What do outdoor gear brands like Marmot® and Teva® have in common? Their target customers, high-value brand partners, and pretty much all of their employees are thirsty for adventure in the ...

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Hypocrites, Liars and Thieves!

Oct 27, 2021

Kids and dogs have an internal radar for people. I knew when my mom said, “we’ll see,” whatever I wanted wasn’t going to happen. There were kids in school you knew to avoid, ...

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Drive Traffic with These 6 Trade Show Ideas

Oct 24, 2021

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

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Your Business Success Depends on Innovation

Oct 22, 2021

Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.- Steve JobsWhy is innovation so important? The answer can be found in another Steve Job's quote. Where he says that a customer doesn't know wh...

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6 Promotional Products to Fit Your Budget

Oct 17, 2021

Branding: it’s something that every company needs but there can be a common misconception that you need a large budget to get started. That’s not the case! Branding and promoting your comp...

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Case Study: It's Raining Cats and Dogs

Oct 10, 2021

Item: Puppies & Kittens Mini Appointment Calendar Client: Pet Food Manufacturer Purpose: Increase pet food sales through goodwill campaign A pet food manufacturer partnered with a nationwide pet...

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6 Things You Need on Your Desk

Oct 03, 2021

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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Change Routine Change Outcome

Oct 01, 2021

Nancy and I enjoyed a trip to Utah in August and really were blow away with the beauty and geographical diversity of the state. Coming back to work has been hard because the rhythm of my workday had b...

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Twenty-Three Thousand Years Ago Children Played Beside a Lake

Sep 28, 2021

New evidence shows human habitation in the Americas 22,000 to 23.000 years ago! The footprints were found in White Sands, New Mexico. Children were playing in the mud along the bank of a lake. Somethi...

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

Sep 26, 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 pro...

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How Promo Products Can Make a Lasting Impression

Sep 19, 2021

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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Five Questions to Strength Your Brrand

Sep 14, 2021

“A Brand for a company is like a reputation for a person. You earn reputation by trying to do hard things well.” – Jeff Bezos You want your company to make a positive impact, t...

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Are You Proactive or Reactive to Global Events That Impact Your Business?

Sep 14, 2021

This past weekend I found several articles that interested me, so I posted them to share with others. The inflation article about grocery prices and the diminished water in the Ogallala aquifer were v...

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Case Study: An Icy Cool Promotion

Sep 11, 2021

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 ...

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Case Study: Keep it Sweet

Sep 04, 2021

Vertical Market: Hospitality Product Use: Employee Appreciation Promotion: A nationally known hotel chain gifted their staff the Everyday Sweet and Savory Gourmet Carry Caddy for Employee Appreciati...

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Case Study: Pillow Box

Aug 28, 2021

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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What’s Up with Referrals?

Aug 26, 2021

How many referrals to you get monthly? Maybe you don’t keep track. Or you don’t ask. Here are five reasons to focus on referrals: · Lower cost per sale ·...

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There’s a brouhaha occurring in Texas over mandating the wearing of masks.

Aug 21, 2021

There’s a brouhaha occurring in Texas over mandating the wearing of masks. The media is depicting the fight along political lines, with the liberal position being masks must be mandated and the...

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Case Study: You've Got the Power

Aug 20, 2021

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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Are There Any Lessons from The Fall of Afghanistan That Can Benefit Businesses?

Aug 19, 2021

Are there any lessons from the fall of Afghanistan that can benefit businesses? I can immediately think of one, unintended consequences. Unintended consequences are unexpected results that come...

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When Does Communicating Fail?

Aug 17, 2021

When you are having a conflict with another person, how often to you say: How could I have done this better? What do I have to do to make this work? Did I really LISTEN last time we talked? ...

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Top 10 Promotional Products for the Health and Wellness Industry

Aug 13, 2021

Now, more than ever before, people are focused on enriching their lives with healthy habits and wellbeing practices. In fact, the health & wellness industry has seen exponential growths over the past ...

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Have You Ever Considered If Your Company Has A Logo Or A Brand?

Aug 11, 2021

The past few months I have been learning what makes up a company’s Brand. My interest came from watching Seth Godin talk about Nike and Brand difference. In a podcast he says, “What ...

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

Aug 05, 2021

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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Do you actively promote your brand? How?

Aug 04, 2021

Small and mid-sized companies can get a great ROI using promotional products. But I want to caution you before you run out and order something finish reading this post! Promotional products can eithe...

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Top 10 Promotional Product Ideas for the Construction Industry

Jul 29, 2021

Whether you’re working in the construction industry, cater to outdoor enthusiasts, or simply want to lead a company-wide safety session, having an array of timely, yet practical promotional prod...

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My Personal Definition of Brand

Jul 28, 2021

2 weeks a Here’s something very few, if any, of you know about me. I earned a graduate degree in Ed Psych. My background in education and psychology still influences how I ...

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12 Perfect Pediatric Products for Babies

Jul 22, 2021

Oh, babies! What a joy to welcome. Bringing a new baby into the world is so exciting (but also stressful and frequently sleepless). New parents know that there’s a lot to procure and prepare bef...

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Who Does It Better, Private Enterprise or Government?

Jul 19, 2021

The recent news about billionaire space travel got me thinking about government versus private enterprise. Does government do a better or worse job running an organization? Let’s start by consi...

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

Jul 15, 2021

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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Return of the Events: 6 Products for Concerts and More

Jul 07, 2021

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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The Best Promotional Products for Sports Fanatics

Jun 30, 2021

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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Case Study: Yes, We Can!

Jun 23, 2021

Description: Kan-Tastic Industry: Food & Beverage What it was purchased for: Fast-food chain giveaway for college football night. How it was distributed: The vendor handed the Kan-Tastic out at t...

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Last of My Tips for Getting the Most From Promotional Products.

Jun 20, 2021

I'd like to invite you to subscribe to my bi-monthly newsletter. Tomorrow the latest edition is being emailed. In it, you'll read the final installment of my six steps to making smart promotional p...

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

Jun 16, 2021

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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Case Study: A Getaway Promotion

Jun 08, 2021

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

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8 Items for Restaurant Promos that Sizzle

Jun 01, 2021

Have you heard the word? Indoor dining is back, baby! For restaurants, bars, cafes, and more looking to spread the good news that they're fully operational again, promotional products are a great way...

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Case Study: I Was Framed!

May 25, 2021

Objective: The city was celebrating National Public Works Week with a community event. The event provided education for community members, as well as games for entertainment. Event planners wanted a...

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5 Invaluable Marketing Books to Help Grow Your Brand

Mar 11, 2019

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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Advice for Getting the Most Out of a Business Trip

Mar 03, 2019

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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7 Ways to Instantly Make Your Website More User-Friendly

Feb 24, 2019

With more and more people preferring to conduct business exclusively online, a user-friendly website isn’t just desirable, it’s required if you want to be successful. These seven tips will...

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6 On-the-Go Products for Travelers

Feb 17, 2019

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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Case Study: Recycle, Reuse, Read a Book!

Feb 10, 2019

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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8 Dental Products That Will Make You Smile

Feb 03, 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: A Gift to Build a Dream On

Jan 26, 2019

Description: Medium Pillow Box Industry: Healthcare Personalization The pillow box was modeled after designs used at a charity golf tournament benefitting the hospital. Because children at the h...

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Case Study: Jot It Down

Jan 19, 2019

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

Jan 12, 2019

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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Your Brand Is Your Business - Market It!

Jan 05, 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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7 Ways to Take Advantage of Your Lunch Break

Dec 29, 2018

Taking a lunch break is important. It’s a time when you can step away from your computer and have a little “me” time. Your lunch break should be a time when you can unplug and stop t...

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5 Promo Products for People Who Love to Plan

Dec 22, 2018

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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Celebrate Milestones

Dec 15, 2018

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: Look, Ma, No Hands!

Dec 08, 2018

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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Appreciation Gift

Nov 30, 2018

A realtor wanted to give a thank-you gift to those who purchased a new home with them. They chose the LED Carbon Fiber Aluminum Flashlight. They printed their logo along with the tagline, "We will bri...

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7 Promotional Products for When You’re Feeling Lucky

Nov 23, 2018

Whether you’re a casino looking for new ways to entice players to visit or you’re putting together a casino themed event, there are plenty of promotional products for you! Add your logo an...

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5 Festive Promotional Products for Holiday Parties

Nov 16, 2018

The holidays can get pretty hectic, so it’s always nice to receive some wise advice to help you through the celebrations. Our first piece of advice is to use mistletoe strategically. Your partne...

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10 Promotional Products for Healthy Living

Nov 09, 2018

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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Case Study: Getting Bent out of Shape for More Business

Nov 02, 2018

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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9 Promotional Products for Tech Wizards

Oct 26, 2018

Did you know that American consumers own, on average, at least three connected devices? Add your logo to these top tech accessories and your company will become a part of your customers’ daily l...

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Boost Branding

Oct 18, 2018

A local insurance agent wanted a way to connect with her customers and capture new leads with a useful promotional item that would also boost her personal branding and promote her services all year ro...

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5 Awesome Recreational Wearables

Oct 11, 2018

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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8 Promo Products That Will Kick Start Your Goals

Oct 04, 2018

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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Attract New Customers

Sep 27, 2018

As part of their new corporate wellness program, the company wanted to stress the importance of healthy nutrition to its employees. Along with literature, discount memberships at a local health club a...

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4 Steps to #Winning Social Media

Sep 20, 2018

Social media is one of the fastest growing and ever-changing media platforms in existence. What began as an online community for the younger generations, now encompasses billions of people across the ...

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7 Promo Products That Will Get the Party Started

Sep 13, 2018

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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How to Juggle Work and Life Balance Like a Boss

Sep 06, 2018

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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7 Sources to Boost Your Creativity

Aug 30, 2018

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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8 Promotional Products to Win Game Day

Aug 23, 2018

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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3 Simple Ways to Boost Your Mood Right Now

Aug 16, 2018

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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5 Out of the Box Promotional Products We Love…and You Will Too!

Aug 08, 2018

We’ve all been stuck in the same rut while trying to come up with some original ideas to appeal to customers. Are you in need of some extra product inspiration? If so, here’s a little e...

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Case Study: Safety First

Aug 01, 2018

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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Case Study: Plastics Make it Possible

Jul 25, 2018

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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Raise Your Glass

Jul 18, 2018

The NY Yankees wanted to create special commemorative bottles to celebrate Derek Jeter’s accomplishments at Yankee Stadium. They chose 150 magnum-sized (1.5L) bottles with a special logo and Jet...

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25 Insane Facts About Promotional Products

Jul 11, 2018

You don’t have to work in the field of promotional products to notice the impact they can have on any organization’s marketing efforts. As the most effective medium of advertising across a...

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Why You Need Promotional Products

Jul 03, 2018

In a world of ever-changing advertisement trends, there is one marketing solution that never grows old – promotional products. Studies show promotional products were ranked as the highest advert...

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8 Corporate Gifts for Your Employees

Jun 26, 2018

The employees are the backbone of every company. And when your employees have been working hard all year to bring in tremendous results, nothing conveys your appreciation more than a corporate gift. A...

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10 Luxurious Products for Your VIP Customers

Jun 19, 2018

Most people crave the feeling of class, power, and status that comes with enjoying luxury products. Those who claim they don’t, just haven't gotten a chance to experience it for free. So, what b...

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How to Manage the Workload of a Leader

Jun 12, 2018

We all have a superstar in the office. They’re the ones who get all their work done before the deadline, befriend everyone in the office, manage an entire team, and still make it to the gym ever...

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How to Work Smarter, Not Harder

Jun 05, 2018

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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7 Promotional Products For Those On the Go

May 29, 2018

According to a 2016 AAA Foundation report, American drivers spend an average of more than 17,600 minutes behind the wheel each year. Now, imagine that someone is looking at products with your logo for...

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8 Promo Products That Will Have You Ready For Spring

May 22, 2018

Here comes the sun! With spring in full swing, it’s time to shake off the cold and embrace these colorful products that will be sure to brighten your day. Garden Kit Test your green thumb wi...

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11 Promo Products for an Active Lifestyle

May 14, 2018

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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