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Wooing Discerning Celebs with the CARSON Double Wall Bolero Tumbler

Nov 12

What do you get the celebrity-chef-turned-travel-show-host who has everything? How about the VP of Paid Media at a premier hotel chain you’d love to snag an advertising deal with? Brands like ...

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Braving Campground Antics with the SAHARA Sports Bottle

Nov 05

Camping isn’t always a vacation, y’all. Seasonal KOA® Work Kampers help KOA owners wrangle feisty RV transients (a.k.a. retirees) for their supper. The least they deserve is a free R...

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The Ultimate Holiday Food Guide

Oct 22

It's a universal truth: The holidays mean food. Whether you're breaking out an old family recipe or you're trying something new for the first time, the holidays are a time where you can come t...

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Case Study: Roaming Free with the YUMA Clear Freedom Bottle

Oct 15

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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Case Study: YUKON 17 oz. Double Wall Party Cup for the Sustainability Win

Oct 08

Surf-inspired activewear brands like ROXY® are stoked with our YUKON design—fondly known as The Party Cup™. It’s double-wall insulated, so it keeps refreshments cool on the bea...

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Case Study: Shine Bright

Sep 24

Description: Sunglasses and Sunglass Case Industry: Food & Beverage What it was purchased for: Summer is a big opportunity for coffee chains to sell frozen drinks. Part of an employee reward during ...

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Pumpkin Spice & Everything Nice: 8 Pumpkin Products to Spice Up Your Fall

Sep 17

Autumn means falling leaves, cozy sweaters, apples and mulled cider. But mostly... Autumn means pumpkin everything! As soon as August passes and September rolls around, you can almost guaran...

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What's the Tea? Promo Products for Tea Lovers

Sep 10

Did you know that tea is one of the most consumed beverages globally, second only to water? This ancient brew has been around for hundreds, if not thousands of years, with references to early tea drin...

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6 Products to Welcome Students Back to School

Aug 06

"Don't you just love New York in the fall? It makes me wanna buy school supplies. I would send you a bouquet of newly sharpened pencils if I knew your name and address." Tom Hanks said it best i...

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12 Coolest Squeeze Products to Relieve Your Stress

Jul 23

Admit it, when you get a goodie bag full of promotional products, or you see a booth at a trade show - you immediately gravitate towards the stress relievers. Stress relievers have evolved well beyond...

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Case Study: Time for a Rebrand

Jul 09

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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6 Hot Sauces Sure to Blow Your Socks Off

May 07

Finding a new, good hot sauce nowadays is almost like when Indiana Jones triumphantly grabs the idol at the beginning of Raiders of the Lost Ark. It may have taken you traversing through the aisles of...

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8 Items for Restaurant Promos that Sizzle

Apr 16

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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9 Promotional Products for the Oil & Gas Industry

Mar 26

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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Satisfy Your Customers’ Cravings With These 6 Sweet Treats

Oct 21, 2020

Chocolate and candy can make everyone smile! From fudge and chocolate-covered almonds to saltwater taffy and sour gummies, there are thousands of options for you to send to customers! Here are 6 of o...

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

Sep 16, 2020

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: Make a Spectacle

Sep 09, 2020

Description: Rubberized Sunglasses Industry: Broadcast Media / Telecommunication What it was purchased for: A vampire-based television show hosted blood drives at outdoor events. These were given ou...

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Sweet Dreams Are Made of Cheese: Products for Charcuterie Lovers

Sep 02, 2020

What’s more impressive than an expertly crafted charcuterie board? Fancy cured meats, artisanal cheeses, crackers, nuts, fruits… our mouths are watering just thinking about it. For all th...

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6 A+ Products for Online Education Courses

Jul 08, 2020

Classrooms have looked very different this year. Who agrees? Notebooks have turned into laptops, desks have turned into dining room tables, and students have kept their distance by learning and study...

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Case Study: Info in a Flash

Jun 05, 2020

Item: 8GB Custom USB 2.0 Flash Drive Purpose: Provide information about the school and programs Audience: Students and prospective students A community college was looking for a unique way to di...

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Case Study: A Not-So-Silly Idea

May 01, 2020

An insurance company signed up to be the “hydration” sponsor for a fun and colorful 5K run/walk for charity. The race was popular in the community because it was known as a vibrant, fun-fi...

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Take it To-Go: 8 Restaurant Takeout Essentials

Apr 20, 2020

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

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Let's Get Physical With These Activewear Promo Products

Feb 26, 2020

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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Case Study: Yes, We Can!

Feb 05, 2020

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 ...

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Lead a Healthier Lifestyle With These 6 Promotional Products

Jan 02, 2020

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

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Imprint Everything: A Guide to Printing Methods

Dec 23, 2019

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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Case Study: Thank You for Spooning

Oct 16, 2019

Description: 10 Oz. Aztec Spooner Mug Industry: Advertising / Marketing / Publishing What it was purchased for: A major coupon distributor was looking for a thank you to give out to advertiser...

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The Secrets to Attracting Ideal Customers

Oct 02, 2019

You put together the business plan, signed the lease, designed an informative website and…*crickets*. It can be pretty discouraging when you put in the effort, but you’re not attracting...

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Case Study: Spec-Tacular Promotions

Jul 31, 2019

Description: CUSTOM Malibu Sunglasses Industry: Food & Beverage What it was purchased for: The end user wanted to give something away at this year’s Spring Break in Jamaica for an MTV event ...

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Case Study: An Icy Cool Promotion

Jul 24, 2019

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

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Case Study: The Weather is Snow Joke

Jul 17, 2019

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

Mar 21, 2019

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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Case Study: Keep Warm Buddy Set

Feb 23, 2019

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

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

Feb 07, 2019

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

Nov 01, 2018

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

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Case Study: Sharper Students

Aug 17, 2018

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

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Know Your Shades: 4 Types of Iconic Sunglasses

Aug 10, 2018

“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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Soak Up The Sun With These 7 Summer Promo Products

Jul 09, 2018

With an array of outdoor events like concerts, company picnics, and festivals on deck this summer, immerse your brand in nights that last forever and days we will be dreaming about long after the sun ...

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7 Retro Products That Will Turn Back Time

Jun 14, 2018

Do you ever have that moment when you look at something and you get an overwhelming surge of nostalgia? Everyone loves a good throwback, especially when it's a cool, vintage product. Below are seven r...

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Why You Need Promotional Products

Jun 07, 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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16 Ways Color Affects Your Branding and Marketing

May 31, 2018

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

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Raise Your Glass

May 24, 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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5 Ways to Boost Employee Morale

May 17, 2018

When it comes to building a successful company culture, maintaining positive employee attitude is key. Not only are happy employees more productive, but your company is also more likely to attract and...

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10 Luxurious Products for Your VIP Customers

May 10, 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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Case Study: Fun in the Sun

May 03, 2018

Product: Two-Tone Malibu Sunglasses Industry: Sports What it was purchased for: A major sports team was having difficulty keeping attendance up at weeknight games. They came up with the idea of doin...

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5 Invaluable Marketing Books to Help Grow Your Brand

Apr 25, 2018

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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The Best Promotional Products for Sports Fanatics

Apr 18, 2018

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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Why You Should Be Having More Fun at Work

Apr 11, 2018

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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Increase Awareness

Apr 04, 2018

A national railroad wanted to promote their new train and how it was the best "green alternative" to air shuttle travel. The Save-A-Bottle was the perfect match! The bottle is made of super durable Ea...

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25 Insane Facts About Promotional Products

Mar 28, 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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Attract New Customers

Mar 21, 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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30 Quotes That Will Motivate You to Succeed

Mar 14, 2018

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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Boost Your Sales

Mar 07, 2018

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

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5 Fail-Proof Ideas for Your Business Instagram

Feb 28, 2018

What generates over 95 million photos and videos each day, 4.2 billion likes daily and has 700 million active users? You guessed it – Instagram. This photo and video sharing social platform have...

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5 Ways to Be Healthier in 2 Minutes or Less

Feb 21, 2018

Most people would agree that improving their health is important to them. But when it comes to making big life changes to accommodate a healthier lifestyle, who has the time? While we may not always b...

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11 Promo Products for an Active Lifestyle

Feb 20, 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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The 5 W's of Promotional Products

Oct 13, 2017

There’s a difference between knowing who your customers are and understanding why they behave the way they do. Whether you’re a veteran or a novice in the promotional products industry, it...

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Perk up Your Promotions With These 6 Coffee Products

Jun 19, 2019

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 Promotional Products for Music Lovers

Jun 12, 2019

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

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