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

22 hours ago

  It’s fun giving out promotional products like fidget spinners and stress balls, but sometimes you need an option for the guy that likes to keep it a bit more professional. These business...

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Case Study: This Event Needs More Cowbell

Oct 19

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

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Case Study: A StuPENdous Promotion

Oct 12

Description: Dart PenIndustry: TechnologyWhat it was purchased for: A data storage company wanted an item they could put on their company store website in which branches or divisions could purchase an...

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6 Calming Products for Skincare Lovers

Oct 04

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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5 Promo Products for People Who Love to Plan

Sep 27

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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Why You Need Promotional Products

Sep 20

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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Case Study: Calendar Puns are Week

Sep 13

Objective: A real estate agent wanted a useful promotional item to boost her personal branding and promote her services while staying top of mind all year round.Product: Desk Calendar with 4-Color A...

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Case Study: Make a Spectacle

Sep 06

Description: Rubberized SunglassesIndustry: Broadcast Media / TelecommunicationWhat it was purchased for: A vampire-based television show hosted blood drives at outdoor events. These were given out to...

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Case Study: Thank You for Spooning

Aug 29

Description: 10 Oz. Aztec Spooner MugIndustry: Advertising / Marketing / PublishingWhat it was purchased for: A major coupon distributor was looking for a thank you to give out to advertisers.How it...

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How Promo Products Can Tell Your Brand's Story

Aug 22

Stories are powerful. From sharing stories around the campfire to writing fictional novels, storytelling has connected people together for thousands of years. But, have you ever considered storytelli...

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What Millennials Want (And How to Work With Them)

Aug 15

Many people agree that there is a high demand to diversify the workforce with young specialists bearing fresh ideas and new perspectives. Furthermore, we need to prepare this growing generation for le...

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5 Healthy Tips for Business Trips

Aug 07

So, you’re traveling for work again. There are only 365 days in the year, can you recall how many days you’ve been on the road? It doesn’t matter if you are traveling internationall...

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6 Ways to Get More Done Every Day

Jul 31

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

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5 Promo Products to Make Your Office Safer for Employees

Jul 24

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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Case Study: Raise Your Glass!

Jul 17

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

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5 Tips for Boosting Social Media Engagement

Jul 09

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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5 Promotional Products That Will Have Your Clients Dreaming

Jul 02

There are a lot of branding opportunities that go unnoticed in a world of t-shirts and coffee mugs. In fact, there’s an entire industry that spends every waking hour thinking of ways to help you...

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6 Products for the Aspiring Home Chef

Jun 25

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: Info in a Flash

Jun 18

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 distr...

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You Can Bank on These 7 Promotional Products

Jun 11

Finance-themed promotional products are a great marketing investment and help increase brand awareness and customer loyalty. These seven products can be used as financial seminar gifts, banking giveaw...

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Case Study: Wheelie Important Paperwork

Jun 04

Market: AutomotiveObjective: A motorcycle dealership wanted professional, branded document pouches to hold important paperwork for new customers to take home after their motorcycle purchase. They al...

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Case Study: Happy to Hang Around

May 27

Description: Standard Door Hangers Industry: Automotive What it was purchased for: A collision center wanted to increase the number of customer satisfaction survey responses and boost online appoint...

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Case Study: It's in the Bag

May 20

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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Case Study: An Icy Cool Promotion

May 13

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 doze...

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Advice for Getting the Most Out of a Business Trip

May 06

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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Case Study: A Hole in One Promotion

Apr 29

Product: Jumbo Cooler Bag Industry: Agriculture What it was purchased for: These bags were given out to participants in a company golf tournament. How it was distributed: All participants received ...

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Case Study: Celebrate Milestones

Apr 22

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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Let's Get Physical With These Activewear Promo Products

Apr 14

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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8 Elegant & Engravable Promotional Products

Apr 07

The promotional products industry has become so successful for one reason: people like free stuff. It’s true! So, how do you know which of the millions of products you want to be associated with...

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Case Study: Recycle, Reuse, Read a Book!

Mar 31

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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Case Study: Let the Games Begin!

Mar 23

Product: Custom Malibu Sunglasses Industry: Automotive/Banking What it was purchased for: A car company wanted to find a product that would promote their brand at a local college BCS Bowl Games. Ho...

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How to be an Empathetic Leader and Still Get the Job Done

Mar 16

Empathy is the ability to feel the same emotions felt by someone else. This trait allows you to feel pain for a friend whose going through a divorce, or excitement for a sister who was recently propos...

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6 Retro Products That Are a Blast From the Past

Mar 09

No matter what decade you think of when you think of “retro products”, you can bet there’s a customizable product perfect for your next event. Using nostalgia to promote your busines...

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7 Promotional Products Perfect for Weddings

Mar 02

Adding names, monograms, or wedding dates to wedding favors is a great way to increase the wow-factor of any event. After everyone leaves the reception, these personalized gifts are there to help them...

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Case Study: Inking Impressions

Feb 24

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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Case Study: Beach Balls? Bingo!

Feb 17

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: Life of the Mardi

Feb 09

 Market: HospitalityObjective: With their event scheduled close to Mardi Gras, event planners wanted to provide a themed goodie package for attendees with giveaways from event sponsors. The...

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Case Study: Hay, Where'd You Get That Tote?

Feb 02

Description: Large Boat ToteIndustry: Sports / FitnessWhat it was purchased for: Horse show giveawaysHow it was distributed: A local horse show needed gifts for their major contributors. A VIP t...

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Imprint Everything: A Guide to Printing Methods

Jan 26

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: Bringing Back the Fanny Pack

Jan 19

Market: EntertainmentProduct Use: Gift With PurchasePromotion: A major theme park chose the Safeguard Security Waist Belt as a gift with purchase for customers who bought season passes. The wais...

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Case Study: Save the Date, Save the Day

Jan 12

Description: Trifold Calendars Industry: Banking What it was purchased for: A local bank wanted a way to thank their new customers with a promotional gift item that would have a high perceived value...

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5 Military Themed Promotional Products

Jan 04

We’ve got camouflage. We’ve got utility. We’ve got plenty of “olive drab” to go around. If you are looking for products that appeal to military personnel and their famili...

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Your Guide to Promotional Shirts

Dec 28, 2019

If you've ever run a 5k or attended a basketball game, chances are you've got a promotional shirt in your drawers somewhere. According to PPAI's 2019 Consumer Study, wearables are the #1 most popular ...

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5 Ways to Boost Employee Morale

Dec 21, 2019

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

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Case Study: Pull Up a Chair and Stay Awhile

Dec 14, 2019

Description: Foldable Chair Industry: Education/Sports What it was purchased for: A high school wanted to purchase an item they could resell to the parents in the spirit shop for fundraising dollars...

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Customer Experience + Branding: The Relationship Goals of Marketing

Dec 07, 2019

Customer experience can make or break your company. How you and your employees treat customers directly reflects your brand’s values. But the truth is, positive customer experiences can be diffi...

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Graphic Design Terms Everyone Should Know

Nov 29, 2019

It can be hard to communicate with a design team on a project when the designers speak their very own language. That's why we have a rundown of words you may come across frequently that can save you f...

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6 Promo Products for the Great Outdoors

Nov 22, 2019

A little branding goes a long way with these promo products perfect for the great outdoors! By adding your logo to these six sturdy items, your brand can be seen on hiking trails, huddled around a cam...

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Case Study: Where Has Your Pen Been?

Nov 15, 2019

  Products Javalina Splash® Pen   Industry Technology   Application Contest   An internet company created a branded website for a promotion called “Where has yo...

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

Nov 08, 2019

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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A Lunch That Packs a Punch

Nov 01, 2019

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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Your Product Decorating Questions Answered

Oct 24, 2019

You encounter promo products every single day. You hold them, wear them, and maybe even smell them. But, did you know every one of these products goes through an extensive design process, whether that...

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8 Paw-some Promotional Products for Dogs and Dog Lovers

Oct 17, 2019

Whether you work with animals or want to show that your business is pet-friendly, there are plenty of products that will win over every dog breed! Here are 8 of our favorite pet products.   Col...

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Why You Should Be Having More Fun at Work

Oct 10, 2019

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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5 Office Toys That Will Bring Your Brand Joy

Oct 03, 2019

  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 ...

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6 On-the-Go Products for Travelers

Sep 25, 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 wil...

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6 Budget-Friendly Products to Drive High-End Sales

Sep 18, 2019

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

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Swing, Batter! The Best MLB Promotions

Sep 11, 2019

Looking beyond the peanuts and Cracker Jacks, there are some creative new promotions heading to major league baseball stadiums this season!  The tradition of these MLB giveaways dates all the way...

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Case Study: Raise Your Glass

Sep 04, 2019

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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Know Your Shades: 4 Types of Iconic Sunglasses

Aug 28, 2019

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

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6 Promotional Products for Music Lovers

Aug 20, 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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10 Promo Products for Auto-Lovers

Aug 13, 2019

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

Aug 06, 2019

  Whether you’re playing a team sport, working out, running a marathon, or going to the game, these promotional products are built to fit any active lifestyle! Add your logo to any of thes...

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Drink It In: 6 Drinkware Products to Quench Your Thirst

Jul 30, 2019

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

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The Best Promotional Products for Sports Fanatics

Jul 23, 2019

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

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9 Useful Apps for Sales & Marketing Professionals

Jul 16, 2019

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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7 Financial Products That Are a Great Investment

Jul 09, 2019

Finance-themed promotional products are a great marketing investment and help increase brand awareness and customer loyalty. These 7 products can be used as financial seminar gifts, banking giveaways,...

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10 Must-Have Tech Products and Accessories

Jun 03, 2019

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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How One Hour Can Determine Your Success

May 27, 2019

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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Case Study: A Flavorful Promotion

May 20, 2019

  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 Hi...

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Case Study: A Gift to Build a Dream On

May 13, 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 ...

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Case Study: Success on Campus

May 06, 2019

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 st...

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Case Study: Boosting Trade Show Booth Traffic

Apr 28, 2019

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

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Case Study: Resort Incentive Yields Oceans of Opportunity

Apr 21, 2019

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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Top 10 Promotional Products for the Health and Wellness Industry

Apr 14, 2019

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 p...

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How to Juggle Work and Life Balance Like a Boss

Apr 07, 2019

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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5 Invaluable Marketing Books to Help Grow Your Brand

Mar 31, 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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Our Top 10 Favorite Eco-Friendly Products

Mar 23, 2019

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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4 Ways to Improve Communication

Mar 16, 2019

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

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Case Study: Plastics Make it Possible

Mar 09, 2019

Description: Oasis Recycled Bottle Pen Industry: Chemicals What it was purchased for: Trade Show Giveaways How it was distributed: A chemical company needed something to give away at a tradeshow. T...

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6 Promotional Products That Put the “Fun” in Fundraiser

Mar 02, 2019

Promotional products can help your fundraising event get donors in the giving spirit and maximize the amount of money you raise for charity. These 6 products for fundraisers show off your charitable c...

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25 Insane Facts About Promotional Products

Feb 22, 2019

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

Feb 15, 2019

  Looking for some promotional products to outshine the competition? Need some LED magic to illuminate your brand? We’ve got you covered with this selection of super fun promotional produc...

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Case Study: Stick to the Schedule

Feb 08, 2019

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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7 Ways to Instantly Make Your Website More User-Friendly

Feb 01, 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 Promotional Products That Put Safety First

Jul 01, 2019

Whether it’s on a construction site, warehouse, or a laboratory, it’s always important to help your workers stay safe. Encourage your employees to make safe choices all year long with thes...

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How to Manage the Workload of a Leader

Jun 24, 2019

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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Case Study: What Does Your Phone Stand For?

Jun 17, 2019

Product: Phone Stand Industry: Financial What it was purchased for: A local financial institution needed a giveaway item for current and potential clients. It had to be useful to keep their name in ...

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6 High-Tech Promotional Products

Jun 10, 2019

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&...

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