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Case Study: Charity Fundraiser

Sep 28

The organizer of a charity fundraiser wanted to add an element of fun and excitement to their door prize giveaways. As each guest arrived, they were given a Mardi Gras Jubilee pen and instructions to ...

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8 Promotional Products That Grow!

Sep 21

Now, more than ever, people are looking toward eco-friendly companies. They want to know what their favorite brands are doing for sustainability and limiting their carbon footprint. So we picked eig...

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Case Study: These Calendars Aren't Week

Sep 14

Objective: A local bank wanted a way to thank their new customers with a promotional gift item that would have a high-perceived value. Product: Beach Trifold Calendar Personalization: The bank inc...

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The Power of Promo: Why People Love Freebies

Sep 07

Getting free items can feel like winning the lottery. Whether it’s a free sample at the grocery store or a free trial of your favorite streaming service, it is always exciting to get something f...

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6 Awarding Rewards for Your Employees

Aug 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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12 Coolest Squeeze Products to Relieve Your Stress

Aug 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: Real Modern Recognition

Aug 16

Market: Finance Product Use: Employee Recognition Promotion: A wealth management firm selected the Samsonite Executive Computer Backpack as an employee recognition gift. At the company’s yea...

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6 Stuffed Animals to Cuddle Your Way to Happiness

Aug 09

Almost everyone had a favorite stuffed animal growing up. They were a friend that you confided your deepest secrets to, a friend that could keep you company when thunderstorms rolled through the night...

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Top 10 Promotional Products for the Health and Wellness Industry

Aug 01

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

Jul 25

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: Financial Industry

Jul 18

Products Javalina® Classic Pen Industry Financial Application Direct Mail A local bank wanted to increase awareness of its low mortgage rates and decided to do a direct mailing t...

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

Jul 10

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: Bringing Back the Fanny Pack

Jul 03

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: Hay, Where'd You Get That Tote?

Jun 25

Description: Large Boat Tote Industry: Sports / Fitness What it was purchased for: Horse show giveaways How it was distributed: A local horse show needed gifts for their major contributors. A VIP...

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Case Study: Pull Up a Chair and Stay Awhile

Jun 18

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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Case Study: The Techno Pup!

Jun 10

A software company creates attention at tradeshow events with custom plush animal mascot giveaways. This plush Leonberger Dog Mascot for the company as giveaways at trade shows and other marketing eve...

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6 Snap-Worthy Products for Every Photographer

Jun 03

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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6 Hot Sauces Sure to Blow Your Socks Off

May 27

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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Case Study: The Write Stuff

May 19

Description: Rumba Pen Industry: Automotive What it was purchased for: An automotive supplier wanted to make their name visible in automotive stores around the country. How it was distributed: Pens...

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

May 12

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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5 Easy Ways to Achieve a Positive Outlook

May 04

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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Case Study: Sharper Students

Apr 27

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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Case Study: It’s a Date!

Apr 19

Description: Desk Calendar Industry: Insurance What it was purchased for: A local insurance agent wanted a way to connect with customers, and capture new leads, with a useful promotional item that w...

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Satisfy Your Customers’ Cravings With These 6 Sweet Treats

Apr 12

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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A Quick Guide to Promotional Bags

Apr 04

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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6 Promotional Products That Put the “Fun” in Fundraiser

Mar 28

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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Case Study: Paw-se and Appreciate the Little Things

Mar 21

Description: Big Paw Bear Industry: Health Care / Pharmaceutical What it was purchased for: A senior living community was looking for holiday gifts for their residents. How it was distributed: When...

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Game On: 10 Promo Product Games We Love!

Mar 13

From traditional favorites to new and trendy games, you can put your brand at the center of the fun whether it is at a tailgate, a special party or event, or just around the office. Bean Bag Toss Ga...

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5 Corporate Gifts Your Clients Will Love

Mar 06

Corporate gifts are a great way to thank your clients for keeping you in business. When done right, they can also function as employee rewards/incentives. Here are a few of our favorite promotional pr...

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Case Study: Create Your Own Reality

Feb 26

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: A StuPENdous Promotion

Feb 19

Description: Dart Pen Industry: Technology What 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 purchas...

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Case Study: Go Green or Go Home

Feb 12

Item: goingreen™ Stapled Appointment Calendar Purpose: Promote awareness of recycling programs and provide recycling information to the community Audience: Residents of the company’s s...

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Case Study: Make a Spectacle

Feb 04

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

Jan 28

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: Don't Bottle It Up

Jan 21

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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The History of Promotional Products

Jan 13

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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8 Corporate Gifts for Your Employees

Jan 06

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

Dec 30, 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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Case Study: You Can Count on Us

Dec 22, 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: Don't Run from this Promo!

Dec 15, 2021

Description: Running Belt Fanny Pack Industry: Sports / Fitness What it was purchased for: A nationwide gym chain was looking for an item to give away with the purchase of yearly memberships. Th...

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3 Things Every Busy Professional Needs

Sep 09, 2021

If there’s one thing we never have enough of, it’s time. We haven’t quite figured out a way to freeze time yet, but we have found ways to save it. If you’re a busy professional...

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Branding 101: What Makes a Brand Powerful

Sep 02, 2021

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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What Millennials Want (And How to Work With Them)

Aug 18, 2021

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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How to Manage the Workload of a Leader

Aug 10, 2021

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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5 Ways to Boost Employee Morale

Aug 03, 2021

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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5 Invaluable Marketing Books to Help Grow Your Brand

Jul 27, 2021

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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Branding 101: Let’s Talk Logos

Jul 19, 2021

A logo is often a company’s first impression and it can impact a customer’s perception, purchase decisions and overall attitude toward your company. A logo is a symbol or graphic element t...

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Advice for Getting the Most Out of a Business Trip

Jul 12, 2021

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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9 Useful Apps for Sales & Marketing Professionals

Jul 04, 2021

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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6 Ways to Get More Done Every Day

Jun 27, 2021

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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6 Helpful Tips to Address Unhappy Customers

Jun 20, 2021

It’s the moment you dread. The phone call you don’t want to pick up. The review you’re scared to address. Responding to unhappy customers seems like a chore. It can be overwhelming...

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5 Fail-Proof Ideas for Your Business Instagram

Jun 06, 2021

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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7 Ways to Instantly Make Your Website More User-Friendly

May 29, 2021

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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25 Insane Facts About Promotional Products

May 22, 2021

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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4 Ways to Improve Communication

May 15, 2021

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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How One Hour Can Determine Your Success

May 08, 2021

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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How to Juggle Work and Life Balance Like a Boss

Apr 30, 2021

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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Graphic Design Terms Everyone Should Know

Apr 23, 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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5 Apps to Take the Grunt Work out of Spring Cleaning

Mar 06, 2021

Spring is here and that means it’s time for spring cleaning. Now is when you should be purging all the junk that has accumulated over the winter, and organize your life so you can have a relaxin...

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Beyond PPE: 6 Feel-Good Promo Products for Hospitals

Feb 27, 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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How to Reduce Stress on the Job

Feb 03, 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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Case Study: Happy to Hang Around

Jan 27, 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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Case Study: A Spoon-taneous Promotion

Jan 20, 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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How Promo Products Can Make a Lasting Impression

Jan 13, 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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6 Books That Every Business Owner Should Read

Jan 05, 2021

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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The Secrets to Attracting Ideal Customers

Dec 29, 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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Case Study: Thank You for Spooning

Dec 22, 2020

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 advertisers. ...

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How Promo Products Can Tell Your Brand's Story

Dec 15, 2020

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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5 Simple Tips to Organize and Run Effective Meetings

Dec 08, 2020

If you work from 9 to 5, chances are you’ve sat in a meeting before. Whether it be a brainstorm session or roundtable discussion, it doesn’t matter the industry you are in, meetings are in...

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6 Tips on Professionally Reaching New Heights in 2020

Nov 30, 2020

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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Lead a Healthier Lifestyle With These 6 Promotional Products

Nov 23, 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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Your Brand Is Your Business - Market It!

Nov 16, 2020

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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Why You Should Be Having More Fun at Work

Nov 08, 2020

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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How to Create Buzz Around a Launch With Promo Products

Nov 01, 2020

So, you’re launching a new product or service? Congratulations – what an exciting time for your business! We understand that your next step is to develop your action plan to make this laun...

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7 Sources to Boost Your Creativity

Oct 25, 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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Case Study: Recycle, Reuse, Read a Book!

Oct 18, 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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30 Quotes That Will Motivate You to Succeed

Oct 10, 2020

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

Oct 03, 2020

Promotional products aren't just for niche industry operations. Whether you are a small organization looking to grow your business, or an established company wanting to reach a new market, a product b...

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Top 10 Promotional Product Ideas for the Construction Industry

Sep 26, 2020

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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10 Must-Have Tech Products and Accessories

Sep 19, 2020

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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Case Study: Inking Impressions

Sep 12, 2020

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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6 Calming Products for Skincare Lovers

Sep 05, 2020

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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Graphic Design Terms Everyone Should Know

Aug 28, 2020

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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Promotional Golf Products That Are Made in North America

Aug 21, 2020

These golf-themed promotional products are a hole-in-one! Add your logo to take your company’s golf tournament or event to the next level. Treat golfers to custom golf balls, umbrellas, bag t...

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