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7 Ways to Take Advantage of Your Lunch Break

4 days ago

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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Case Study: Don't Bottle It Up

Jan 16

An oil & gas company was building employee gift packages that would appeal to their entire workforce during the COVID-19 public health crisis. With employees working both at home and continuing to wor...

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7 Promotional Products Perfect for Weddings

Jan 08

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: A Race to Remember

Jan 01

Item: Sport Bottle with Metallic Ring – 28 oz. Purpose: Race day giveaway Audience: Breast cancer survivors and race participants A regional race supporting breast cancer research added an in...

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

Dec 24, 2021

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 products th...

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5 Promotional Products that Give Back

Dec 17, 2021

Are you looking to capture people’s attention? For a promotion that really packs a punch, consider choosing a product that partners your organization with a social good program. By giving back t...

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Your Customers Won't Want to Remove These Promotional Products From Their Desks

Dec 10, 2021

At the end of the day, promotional products are really all about getting brands out in front of people to grow awareness and ultimately, increase sales! If you want to get strategic, there are a coupl...

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6 High-Tech Promotional Products

Dec 02, 2021

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

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Case Study: Keeping it All Together

Nov 25, 2021

Objective: An insurance company wanted to send new customers home with a special gift and a way to keep their new insurance policy documentation organized. Product: Insurance Document Pouch & Full ...

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Case Study: A Gift to Build a Dream On

Nov 18, 2021

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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Your Guide to Promotional Shirts

Nov 11, 2021

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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Case Study: A Prom Ticket Keepsake

Nov 04, 2021

A Prom Ticket Keepsake Organization High School Product Featured Neoprene Bracelet Goal of Promotion Issuing prom tickets Des...

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Case Study: A New Way to Do Cross-Promotions

Oct 28, 2021

Clever Meets Subtle: A New Way to Do Cross-Promotions Organization: Department Store Product Featured: Lanyard with Vinyl Pouch Goal of Promotion: Promoting Store Sales Description of Case His...

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Beyond PPE: 6 Feel-Good Promo Products for Hospitals

Oct 20, 2021

Although 2020 has been over-saturated with PPE products, hospitals and medical offices still seek other promo product ideas (beyond PPE) to pass out to patients, nurses, and visitors. Whether being...

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What's the Tea? Promo Products for Tea Lovers

Oct 13, 2021

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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Case Study: Create Your Own Reality

Oct 06, 2021

Description: Custom Cardboard Virtual Reality v2 Industry: Corporate / Fortune 500 What it was purchased for: A leave behind for Field Marketing Account Managers to help convert business from the co...

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Case Study: Guess the Flavor Lip Balm

Sep 29, 2021

Guess the Flavor Lip Balm Organization Health Insurance Organization Product Featured Lip Balm & Lip Balm Sleeve Goal of Promotion Generating positive reinforcement with sales reps De...

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Case Study: Calendar Puns are Week

Sep 22, 2021

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...

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5 Promotional Products for Firemen and Fire Departments

Sep 15, 2021

Firemen deserve a special kind of admiration. They spend their careers rushing into buildings while others are rushing out. Many departments require aid from the community, and that’s where f...

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Why You Should Be Having More Fun at Work

Sep 08, 2021

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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Case Study: Where Has Your Pen Been?

Sep 01, 2021

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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Graphic Design Terms Everyone Should Know

Aug 25, 2021

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 sav...

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10 Promotional Products for Healthy Living

Aug 17, 2021

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: Rock out on the Run

Aug 10, 2021

Description: Earbuds With a Wristband Industry: Marathon What it was purchased for: A sponsor was looking for an item or items that runners/walkers could be given at the race that they could use dur...

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

Aug 02, 2021

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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Lanyards: Everything You Need to Know

Jul 26, 2021

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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Drive Traffic with These 6 Trade Show Ideas

Jul 18, 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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The History of Promotional Products

Jul 11, 2021

If you've ever been to a music festival or convention and walked away with a bag full of freebies, then you know that promotional products work! But did you know that those quirky logoed products have...

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Five Frugal Promotions for the Cost-Savvy Consumer

Jul 04, 2021

Did you know that promotional products are one of the most cost-effective ways to market your business or organization? Because people hang on to promotional products and use them in their everyday li...

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7 Fitness Promotional Products to Help You Stay in Shape

Jun 26, 2021

Exercise is an important part of our overall wellness and many companies are using wellness initiatives to promote healthy choices like regular exercise. Whether your company is encouraging physical f...

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Case Study: Raise Your Glass

Jun 19, 2021

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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Case Study: A Spoon-taneous Promotion

Jun 12, 2021

Description: Spoon Mug Industry: Advertising What it was purchased for: A major coupon distributor was looking for a thank you to give out to advertisers. How it was distributed: The spoon mugs w...

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6 Snap-Worthy Products for Every Photographer

Jun 05, 2021

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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Case Study: Happy to Hang Around

May 29, 2021

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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6 Tips on Professionally Reaching New Heights in 2020

May 22, 2021

Can you believe 2020 is here? We can’t either! With the new decade beginning, it’s important to take baby steps that will eventually help you reach your professional goals this year. Wheth...

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Case Study: It's in the Bag

May 14, 2021

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

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

May 07, 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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Case Study: Keep it Cooler

Apr 30, 2021

Description: Dual Compartment Cooler Bag Industry: Corporate / Fortune 500 What it was purchased for: An annual company picnic for employees and their families. Each year they give their e...

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Case Study: You Can Count on Us

Apr 23, 2021

The marketing department for a regional credit union was considering a custom writing instrument from overseas as part of a re-branding campaign. However, supply chain disruptions due to Coronavirus...

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Case Study: Save the Date, Save the Day

Apr 15, 2021

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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Case Study: Spec-Tacular Promotions

Apr 08, 2021

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 even...

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5 Back to College Products for a Safe School Year

Apr 01, 2021

The 2020-2021 school year is almost here, which means staff is preparing for an influx of students on college campuses. Due to health concerns this year, colleges are doing everything to heighten safe...

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Case Study: The Big Picture

Mar 25, 2021

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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Case Study: The Write Way

Mar 18, 2021

Item: WideBody® Message Pen Purpose: Inform people about range of services Audience: Clients and general public A chiropractic office wanted to inform clients and others about their range of...

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The Power of Perceived Value

Mar 11, 2021

In marketing terminology, perceived value is what consumers think a product is worth to them. Outside factors like personal memories or associations, celebrity endorsements, resemblance to a higher co...

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Case Study: A Hole in One Promotion

Mar 03, 2021

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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Win Big With These Promotional Products for Sports Lovers

Feb 24, 2021

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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Business Travel: How COVID-19 Changes Everything

Feb 17, 2021

“Business as usual.” The common phrase people use when everything resets and goes back to a normal routine. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the safety of employees as the number ...

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

Feb 10, 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: It Takes a Village

Feb 03, 2021

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

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Case Study: Bringing Back the Fanny Pack

Jan 27, 2021

Market: Entertainment Product Use: Gift With Purchase Promotion: 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: Boosting Trade Show Booth Traffic

Jan 20, 2021

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

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Case Study: Do a Double Take

Jan 13, 2021

Objective: A general contracting company was looking for a fun way to provide "before and after" photos to their clients after a remodeling project was complete. Product: Double-Sided Portrait Fold...

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

Jan 05, 2021

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

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Case Study: Lunchtime Appreciation

Dec 29, 2020

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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Reel Them in With These 5 Cinematic Promo Products

Dec 22, 2020

Box office hits took a backseat this year as more people browsed through Netflix’s new releases instead of venturing out to movie theaters. However, as many movie theaters reopen to the public,...

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7 Promotional Products For Those On the Go

Dec 14, 2020

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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Where does Rudolph live?

Dec 14, 2020

Some around here are asking if Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer lives in Rudolph, Ohio. He doesn't, but he gets his mail there as evidenced by this sweatshirt we printed a few years ago for the Rudol...

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5 Phone Accessories to Help You Get a Grip

Dec 07, 2020

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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Take 5 of These Promotional Products for the Medical Field, and Call Me in the Morning

Nov 30, 2020

It can be tough for people in the medical field to get their names out to new patients. If you own a restaurant, you can have your cool mascot show up at a local sports game and toss out t-shirts. But...

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7 Promo Products That Will Get the Party Started

Nov 23, 2020

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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Thanks Giving

Nov 23, 2020

The talk is that Thanksgiving is being cancelled this year. My family has elected to cancel our Thanksgiving celebration this year out of respect for the wellbeing of all. But out of this trying year...

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Top 10 Promotional Products for the Health and Wellness Industry

Nov 16, 2020

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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Giving Back: The Importance of Corporate Social Responsibility

Nov 08, 2020

Whether you’re putting together a fundraiser, donating food to a local shelter, or volunteering at a soup kitchen, supporting causes you care about makes you feel good and makes the world a bett...

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My Favorite Pen

Nov 08, 2020

"Mark, what is your favorite pen?", many customers ask me. My answer is always the same. My favorite pen is the one that meets your promotional needs. You see, everybody has a favorite pen that t...

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

Nov 01, 2020

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

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6 Books That Every Business Owner Should Read

Oct 25, 2020

As business owners, it’s crucial to understand the trends that affect your industry and your company. Each day, you consume an incredible amount of data, statistics, and research. However, it&rs...

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6 Purr-fect Products for Keeping Pets Occupied at Home

Oct 18, 2020

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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Christmas in October?

Oct 18, 2020

Old man Scrooge says, "it is overdone to discuss Christmas in October!" While you might not like your steak over done, you can't wait until close to the holidays to order your branded gifts for emp...

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Case Study: Fewer Tricks and More Treats: Halloween Safety Lanyard

Oct 10, 2020

Fewer Tricks and More Treats: Halloween Safety Lanyard Organization Insurance Company Product Featured Reflective Lanyard Goal of Promotion Promoting safety on Halloween Description of Case H...

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The Secrets to Attracting Ideal Customers

Oct 03, 2020

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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The New Normal

Sep 27, 2020

Is this a picture of your "New Normal"? Are you tired of hearing about the "New Normal"? These last few months have been anything but normal. Business is off and masks are on. (Yep, we sell them!...

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Case Study: A Cheese-y Promotion

Sep 26, 2020

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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7 Sources to Boost Your Creativity

Sep 19, 2020

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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Give Your School Clubs a Boost With These Promotional Products

Sep 11, 2020

School clubs are an essential part of student life, and we’ve got the essential pieces you need to make the clubs a big success. These are promotional products that you can use for both to help ...

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You Need More Cowbell

Sep 04, 2020

Description: Cowbell Industry: Sporting Events, Athletics What it was purchased for: A charity marathon coordinator wanted a giveaway that spectators could use to cheer on their runners. They chose ...

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Case Study: Look, Ma, No Hands!

Aug 28, 2020

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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A Quick Guide to Promotional Bags

Aug 20, 2020

Whether you’re at a tradeshow, school, office, or even the grocery store, chances are that you’re going to see a promotional bag. Bags are one of the most ubiquitous promotional products &...

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

Aug 12, 2020

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: Recycle, Reuse, Read a Book!

Aug 04, 2020

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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6 A+ Products for Online Education Courses

Jul 28, 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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5 Office Toys That Will Bring Your Brand Joy

Jul 28, 2020

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

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