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6 Mood-Boosting Promo Products to Beat the Winter Blues

3 days ago

Winter can be a hard season for lots of people. Between the colder weather, shorter daylight hours, and increased social isolation this year, many folks will feel the winter blues. Also known as Seaso...

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Case Study: A Not-So-Silly Idea

Nov 23

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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8 Essential Office Supplies for Remote Workers

Nov 16

Since the CDC declared the COVID-19 virus a pandemic on March 11, 2020, various shelter-in-place and social distancing rules have been put into place to help slow the rate of infected peoples in the p...

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Words Have Power: Why Copywriting Matters for Your Business?

Nov 09

When you hear the word “copywriting” what do you think of? For many, they think this term relates to legal jargon and intellectual property – that’s not the case at all. Copywr...

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Case Study: Masks and Casks

Nov 02

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

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7 Financial Products That Are a Great Investment

Oct 26

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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6 Budget-Friendly Products to Drive High-End Sales

Oct 19

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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10 Promotional Products for Healthy Living

Oct 12

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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6 Promotional Products That Put Safety First

Oct 04

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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Case Study: Safety First

Sep 27

Product: Auto Safety Kit Industry: Banking What it was purchased for: As a gift to anyone who opened a new bank account for over $1,000.00. How it was distributed: The bank was looking for a brande...

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6 Rootin’ Tootin’ Country Western Products

Sep 20

Country Western isn’t just a type of music genre, it’s become an entire culture in the American West and around the world. Cowboy culture dates back to the 19th century when ranchers settl...

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Case Study: The Big Picture

Sep 13

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: Keeping Colds at Bay, One Spritz at a Time

Sep 05

Keeping Colds at Bay, One Spritz at a Time Organization High School Product Featured Spray Hand Sanitizer Goal of Promotion To promote good health for the winter season Description of Case H...

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Case Study: Health & Wellness Spas

Aug 29

Products Javalina Jewel® Pen Industry Health & Wellness Spas Application Future Visits A day spa wanted to ensure that its guests always received the royal treatment. To encourage f...

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5 Promo Products for People Who Love to Plan

Aug 22

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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Case Study: Roll Up in Style

Aug 14

Description: Roll-Up Blanket Industry: Corporate / Fortune 500 What it was purchased for: A reward to employees for good service. How it was distributed: These blankets were mailed to locations aro...

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

Aug 07

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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How to Reduce Stress on the Job

Jul 31

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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8 Items for Restaurant Promos that Sizzle

Jul 23

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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The Best Apps For Organization

Jul 16

For many of us, keeping organized and productive seems to be the goal that haunts us throughout the year – especially in an increasingly digital age where social media, a million calendar remind...

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6 Paw-some Promos for Pets and Vets

Jul 08

For vets, groomers, doggie daycares, and more, pet care is more than a hobby – it’s a lifestyle. While puppies don’t have any purchasing power, promoting your pet-centric business...

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Case Study: Bake in Business

Jul 01

Description: Set of 4 Measuring Cups Industry: Hospitality / Tourism What it was purchased for: A casino in the Milwaukee area wanted to spice up a "normal giveaway" with a theme. They had come to t...

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Customer Experience + Branding: The Relationship Goals of Marketing

Jun 24

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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Case Study: I Was Framed!

Jun 17

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

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Sweet Dreams Are Made of Cheese: Products for Charcuterie Lovers

Jun 10

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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Why You Need Promotional Products

Jun 03

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: Promo'd to a Tee

May 26

As part of a newly developed corporate social responsibility initiative, an insurance company instituted an annual “give back” day where employee groups volunteered in their communities. T...

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5 Promotional Products That Will Have Your Clients Dreaming

May 19

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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Old School vs. New School Promo Products

May 11

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

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Advice for Getting the Most Out of a Business Trip

May 04

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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6 Ways to Get More Done Every Day

Apr 27

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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Case Study: Brighten Their Day

Apr 20

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

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Case Study: Good Deeds for Kids in Need

Apr 12

Item: Landscape Mesh Tote Purpose: Fundraising Gala gift bag Audience: Kids in Need Foundation supporters The Kids in Need Foundation Gala is one of the organization’s largest fundraising ...

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Case Study: Too Hot to Jot

Apr 05

Objective: Department managers wanted their new employees to have an easy way to take notes during the onboarding process. They wanted to incorporate company branding to keep their image consistent....

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Case Study: Guess the Flavor Lip Balm

Mar 29

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: Let the Games Begin!

Mar 22

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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Reusable vs. Disposable Items

Mar 15

Disposable products are a common part of everyday life for most folks – think single-use items like plastic cutlery, paper plates, shopping bags from the grocery store, napkins, the coffee cup f...

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Mask Mania!

Mar 07

It’s safe to say that the humble face mask is one of 2020’s most popular products, and it isn’t difficult to figure out why. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Centers for Disease Con...

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Case Study: It Takes a Village

Feb 28

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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Must-Have Promotional Products for the Real Estate Industry

Feb 21

Real estate promotional products are a memorable way to stay top of mind with your clients by promoting your brand, while also giving something back to your clients. Whether it’s part of a direc...

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5 Phone Accessories to Help You Get a Grip

Feb 14

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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Beyond PPE: 6 Feel-Good Promo Products for Hospitals

Feb 07

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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7 Promotional Products for When You’re Feeling Lucky

Jan 31

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

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Case Study: A Cheese-y Promotion

Jan 24

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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How Promo Products Can Make a Lasting Impression

Jan 17

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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Case Study: "Single Use" Pens for COVID-19

Jan 10

In response to the Coronavirus outbreak, a financial institution decided to provide single-use pens in all their locations and for drive thru banking. This idea was intended to help stop the spread ...

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A Lunch That Packs a Punch

Jan 02

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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Cheers! Let’s Sell More Beer!

Dec 26, 2020

Description: Custom Wave Table Tent Industry: Hospitality What it was purchased for: A local brewery wanted an eye-catching promotional item to place on tables that would boost their alcohol sales, ...

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Case Study: Wave Hello to Recognition

Dec 19, 2020

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

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The Value of Custom Packaging

Dec 12, 2020

When you advertise your business or organization with promotional products, you want those items to be unique, interesting, and memorable. So, shouldn’t that same principle apply to the packagin...

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

Dec 04, 2020

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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Case Study: Work it Out!

Nov 27, 2020

A nationwide insurance company shifted their employees out of their field offices to at-home workspaces due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Their HR team was tasked with providing a team appreciation gif...

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Corporate Social Responsibility and the Beauty of Giving Back

Nov 19, 2020

Organizing a fundraising event. Donating food to a local animal shelter. Serving at a soup kitchen. No matter what you do to give back, volunteering feels pretty good, doesn’t it? But it doesn&...

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Why You Should Be Having More Fun at Work

Nov 12, 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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Promotional Golf Products That Are Made in the USA

Nov 05, 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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Case Study: Plastics Make it Possible

Oct 28, 2020

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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Reel Them in With These 5 Cinematic Promo Products

Oct 21, 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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Case Study: Boosting Trade Show Booth Traffic

Oct 14, 2020

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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Using Customer Profiles to Find the Perfect Promo Products

Oct 06, 2020

When business owners are asked about the customers they serve, many times, their response is: “Well, we serve everyone…” If a company served everyone, it would be impossible to bui...

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6 Fun Products for Keeping Kids Occupied at Home

Sep 29, 2020

Since the coronavirus outbreak has forced many schools and daycares to close, millions of children are experiencing a major disruption in their daily lives. Parents working from home may be struggling...

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Case Study: Getting Bent out of Shape for More Business

Sep 22, 2020

Product: Gel Stress Toy Client: Health Food Store What it was purchased for: As a gift to reward customers for spending over a certain amount. Why it worked: The gel stress toy which, unlike the fo...

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8 Paw-some Promotional Products for Dogs and Dog Lovers

Sep 15, 2020

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. Collapsi...

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Case Study: Make a Spectacle

Sep 08, 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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Your Graphic & Web Design Cheat Sheet

Aug 31, 2020

The world of graphic and web design is complicated and there is a lot of terminology out there to learn. To help you out, we’ve put together a cheat sheet with answers to some of the top graphic...

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Case Study: Wave Hello to Promotions

Aug 24, 2020

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

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Give Your School Clubs a Boost With These Promotional Products

Aug 17, 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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Take it To-Go: 8 Restaurant Takeout Essentials

Aug 09, 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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Case Study: Celebrate Milestones

Aug 02, 2020

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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5 Awesome Recreational Wearables

Jul 26, 2020

Did you know that wearables are the #1 best-received promotional product? Add your logo to these fresh wearables and make your brand a walking advertisement with innumerable impressions all year long!...

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Case Study: Wine for the Win

Jul 19, 2020

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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Products and Tips to Boost Your Work From Home Productivity

Jul 11, 2020

With all the shelter in place and social distancing rules to help flatten the curve of COVID-19, more people are working remotely than ever before. It’s important to make sure your at-home workp...

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Case Study: Where Has Your Pen Been?

Jul 04, 2020

Products Javalina Splash® Pen Industry Technology Application Contest An internet company created a branded website for a promotion called “Where has your pen been?” ...

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Case Study: Happy to Hang Around

Jun 20, 2020

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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Soak Up The Sun With These 7 Summer Promo Products

Jun 13, 2020

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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Case Study: This Promotional Product is in the Bag

Jun 05, 2020

Description: Laundry Bag Industry: Financial What it was purchased for: A credit union wanted to target college students and offer them an incentive to open a new account. They chose a stock design,...

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You Can Bank on These 7 Promotional Products

May 29, 2020

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: Do a Double Take

May 22, 2020

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: Employee Appreciation Gift

May 15, 2020

A company with many sales representatives needed an item for their top sales performers. Since their sales staff has both men and women, they needed an item that could be used by either gender. They c...

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Know Your Shades: 4 Types of Iconic Sunglasses

May 08, 2020

“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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9 Promotional Products for Tech Wizards

May 01, 2020

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

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Case Study: Pull Up a Chair and Stay Awhile

Apr 24, 2020

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: Raise Your Glass

Apr 17, 2020

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 Promo Products for the Stay-at-Home Worker

Apr 09, 2020

Working from home has become the norm these days. It’s also becoming increasingly difficult to separate our professional lives from our personal lives. From trying to make deadlines, cooking din...

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10 Luxurious Products for Your VIP Customers

Apr 02, 2020

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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Game On: 10 Promo Product Games We Love!

Mar 26, 2020

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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How Promo Products Can Tell Your Brand's Story

Mar 18, 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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Case Study: Rock out on the Run

Mar 11, 2020

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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Case Study: Jot It Down

Mar 04, 2020

Description: Mini Flip Pad Jotter Industry: Financial What it was purchased for: An investment firm wanted to promote their new financial blog to their existing customers with a memorable branded it...

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Case Study: A Spoon-taneous Promotion

Feb 26, 2020

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 mu...

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Branding 101: Let’s Talk Logos

Feb 18, 2020

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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8 Elegant & Engravable Promotional Products

Feb 11, 2020

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: It's in the Bag

Feb 04, 2020

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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