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Case Study: Custom Caps with a Budget Cap

2 days ago

Description: Custom Cap Industry: Trade Show/Convention/Events What it was purchased for: A major national racing event was looking for giveaways to hand out to folks in suites and VIP sponsors. The...

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The Power of Promo: Why People Love Freebies

Sep 16

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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The Value of Custom Packaging

Sep 08

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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Case Study: Pillow Box

Sep 01

Objective A children's hospital wanted to send a thank you gift package to donors. They wanted patients to be able to add a personalized touch to the gift to connect donors better to the cause. Prod...

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6 High-Tech Promotional Products

Aug 25

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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The Secrets to Attracting Ideal Customers

Aug 17

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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From Zero to Wow: 6 Uniforms That Every Employee Will Love

Aug 10

Have you ever worked at a 9 to 5 job where there is a mandatory uniform? But... this required uniform is old, frumpy, and 100 percent unflattering? We've been there too! There are benefits of uniform...

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8 Items for Restaurant Promos that Sizzle

Aug 02

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

Jul 26

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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How to Manage the Workload of a Leader

Jul 19

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: I Was Framed!

Jul 11

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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9 Promotional Products for the Oil & Gas Industry

Jul 04

The world runs on natural resources, but it's not like all that power comes from thin air! Oil, gas, and energy companies help harness and deliver the resources that power all our homes, offices, rest...

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Case Study: The Write Way

Jun 27

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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6 Promotional Products to Fit Your Budget

Jun 20

Branding: it’s something that every company needs but there can be a common misconception that you need a large budget to get started. That’s not the case! Branding and promoting your comp...

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Case Study: Where Has Your Pen Been?

Jun 13

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

Jun 05

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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Case Study: Bear With Us

May 29

Description: Plush Big Paw Bear with Shirt Industry: Financial Services / Banking What it was purchased for: A bank chain needed a product for tellers to hand out to new account members. How it was...

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Cook Up a Storm With These 5 Promotional Products

May 22

There are hundreds of cooking gadgets that claim to make people’s lives easier but many of them end up collecting dust in the junk drawer. We’ve found the best and most useful kitchen prod...

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What Makes Gen Z Tick?

May 15

It’s 2020, and Generation Z is growing up. The generation includes people born between 1995 and the 2010s, putting the group’s eldest squarely in their mid-twenties. Chances are that you m...

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Spring Catalog

May 09

Brighter days are on the horizon and Promo Monster's latest products will keep your team & clients looking and feeling cool as temperatures rise this summer! Office Supplies With COVID-19 re...

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Case Study: Health & Wellness Spas

May 07

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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6 Reasons You Need a Company Store

Apr 30

As more and more companies turn towards e-commerce, shopping online has never been easier or more enjoyable. Ordering branded products is no exception! Company stores give you a convenient and complet...

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Why You Need Promotional Products

Apr 23

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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6 Tips on Professionally Reaching New Heights in 2021

Apr 16

How are your New Years resolutions going? Have you stuck with all your professional goals you made back on January 1? If not, you're not alone. We understand that change in routine and mindset can be ...

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You Need More Cowbell

Apr 08

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: The Big Picture

Apr 01

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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6 Promotional Signs to Let Customers Know You’re Open For Business

Mar 25

As restaurants, salons, retail stores, and more begin reopening the doors, many business owners are trying to think of bold ways to visually attract customers to their businesses. From curbside food p...

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Case Study: Budget Based Uniform Program

Mar 22

Challenge: A large client with many branch outlets is ordering uniform items for each employee via spreadsheet. Each employee is allowed a yearly uniform budget of $250. Inventories are out of con...

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7 Retro Products That Will Turn Back Time

Mar 18

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

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Happy St. Patty's Day - The Pot of Gold is in your ROI

Mar 17

PromoMonster has a good handle on helping you calculate Return on Investment(ROI) Let us show you how on your next campaign. www.promo-monster.com

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Old School vs. New School Promo Products

Mar 10

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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6 Purr-fect Promo Products for Cat Lovers

Mar 03

Everyone knows that dogs are man’s best friend, but did you know that cats have been living alongside humans as companions since at least 7500 BC? In 2017, cats were one of the most popular pets...

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Case Study: Masks and Casks

Feb 24

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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Case Study: A Getaway Promotion

Feb 17

A resort wanted to make sure guests felt safe as they reopened after COVID-19 stay-at-home orders were lifted. At check-in, they chose to provide each guest with a Fold-Up Cinch Corner Tote to keep ...

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

Feb 10

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 Power of Perceived Value

Feb 03

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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Gifts That Keep on Giving: Support Mental and Physical Health

Jan 28

New Year’s resolutions: you can love ‘em or hate ‘em, but you can’t escape them—and committing to better mental and physical health is a common area of focus in the new y...

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Business Travel: How COVID-19 Changes Everything

Jan 27

“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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A Return to the (Physical) Workplace

Jan 21

For many people, the end of February will mark close to a full year of working from home. And while many offices will remain at least partially remote for the next few months, others will have already...

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A Quick Guide to Promotional Bags

Jan 20

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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Walking the Walk: Promotional Products that Demonstrate Your Values

Jan 14

Authentically grounding your marketing in what your company values is about more than just truth in advertising—it’s also about stickiness. After all, the most effective messages are those...

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Case Study: Have a Seat

Jan 12

As the COVID-19 pandemic spread, a non-profit healthcare provider needed additional waiting room seating for their clinics and health centers across the state. As a non-profit, they needed an affordab...

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Trending Now: Promotional Gifts for 2021

Jan 07

In the words of Heidi Klum, in the world of fashion, you’re in or you’re out. Marketing isn’t so different. What we want, how we express ourselves, which messages resonate with ...

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5 Healthy Tips for Business Trips

Jan 05

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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Case Study: What Does Your Phone Stand For?

Dec 29, 2020

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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Shifting Budget Spend To Keep Business Coming In

Dec 24, 2020

If you're considering reducing your marketing budget next year, name some cereal companies. Strange segue, yes, but bear with us. Odds are that Kellog was on the list. That they come so easily to mi...

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Case Study: You've Got the Power

Dec 22, 2020

A gym wanted to promote their additional personal training services. The client gave the Compact Aluminum Power Bank 4000 mAh away to new clients who booked an initial consultation with a trainer. Sin...

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Spreading Positivity and Brand Recall through Promotional Products

Dec 17, 2020

2021 is fast approaching! That means that we’re almost done observing that 2020 has been a hard year. It has been, though! In fact, 2020 has been such a hard year that by this point, saying...

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Case Study: Don't Bottle It Up

Dec 15, 2020

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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Remote Marketing: How to Grow Your Business in 2021

Dec 10, 2020

First things first: resist any urge to skimp on your marketing budget this year. Although the prospect of an economic downturn might make you consider cutting back on advertising, marketing durin...

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Swing, Batter! The Best MLB Promotions

Dec 08, 2020

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 back...

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The Power of Employee Recognition: Awards that Matter

Dec 03, 2020

2020 has looked nothing like 2019. Whether it’s staying efficient and motivated while working remotely, juggling parenting duties along with job responsibilities, or continuing to report on-site...

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Is Your Company Maximizing Promotional Products?

Nov 26, 2020

When developing a promotional product strategy, make every division of your company part of the plan. Promotional products are a great way to build value in your company—and organizations can ...

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Case Study: Financial Industry

Nov 23, 2020

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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Your Team Deserves a Thank You Too

Nov 19, 2020

Companies have a lot to be proud of in 2020. Reflect, rejoice, and thank your team for a job well done. It’s been a crazy year—and most companies have been pleasantly surprised by how th...

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9 Promotional Products for Tech Wizards

Nov 16, 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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More than Just a Giveaway: Calculating the ROI for Promotional Products

Nov 12, 2020

Calculating the ROI on promotional products might be tricky—but that doesn’t mean you should give up on the data! Here are some ideas. If you’re not considering promotional produ...

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5 Phone Accessories to Help You Get a Grip

Nov 08, 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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Employee Onboarding & Building Culture Virtually

Nov 05, 2020

Welcome kits for new employees can help build company culture and create connection in a remote-work environment. Consider this: you start a new remote job. Maybe you meet with a few supervisors ove...

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6 Promotional Products That Put the “Fun” in Fundraiser

Nov 01, 2020

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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Trending: Eco-friendly Promotional Products

Oct 29, 2020

Social responsibility is more than just a fad—it’s an increasingly important requirement for businesses selecting a vendor as well as a value that employees hope to see reflected in their ...

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Here Are Our Votes For The Best Political Promotional Product Staples

Oct 25, 2020

Whether you are right or left, red or blue, or somewhere in the middle, if you’re in need of political promotional product staples, we've got some great candidates for you! Yard Signs ...

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Kitting and Fulfillment: What’s Changed for Companies in 2020

Oct 22, 2020

Between shipping delays, out of stock items, overwhelmed delivery services, and decentralized business operations, the COVID-19 pandemic has made distributing meaningful professional gifts more challe...

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8 Corporate Gifts for Your Employees

Oct 17, 2020

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 Products for the Aspiring Home Chef

Oct 10, 2020

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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Celebrate Your Team with a Company Store

Oct 08, 2020

Gifting credit to a company lets you invest in what your employees want most—and saves you time and money in the process. In the words of writer Annie Dillard, how we spend our days is how we ...

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Sustainability & Environmental Responsibility: Why it Matters

Oct 03, 2020

As the reality of our planet’s changing climate is becoming more and more apparent, being committed to sustainability has become a business imperative in the eyes of consumers. According to a 20...

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Sales in the New World: Reaching Potential Clients Virtually

Oct 01, 2020

Strong relationships are good business, and a savvy sales team understands that forming personal connections is critical to converting potential clients into returning customers and to keeping longtim...

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6 Helpful Tips to Address Unhappy Customers

Sep 26, 2020

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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Case Study: Work it Out!

Sep 18, 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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Beyond PPE: 6 Feel-Good Promo Products for Hospitals

Sep 11, 2020

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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Generation Z vs. Millennials: What’s the Difference?

Sep 04, 2020

We’re all familiar with the stereotypes that characterize the millennial generation- avocado toast, “killing” chain restaurants, and being social media obsessed. But what actually de...

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

Aug 28, 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 pro...

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How to Protect Your Business From Hackers

Aug 21, 2020

Business owners have a lot to lose in the event of an unfortunate data breach. From intellectual property to customer lists to bank account numbers, hackers have their eyes set on the most invaluable ...

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

Aug 13, 2020

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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Case Study: Resort Incentive Yields Oceans of Opportunity

Aug 06, 2020

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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Case Study: Real Modern Recognition

Jul 30, 2020

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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Case Study: Bringing Back the Fanny Pack

Jul 22, 2020

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: Thank You for Spooning

Jul 15, 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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7 Fitness Promotional Products to Help You Stay in Shape

Jul 08, 2020

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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How to Put Together an Onboarding Kit

Jul 01, 2020

Employee engagement starts the second a new employee walks in the door, so it’s important for companies to make a good impression on their first day! The onboarding process shouldn’t just ...

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Case Study: Wheelie Important Paperwork

Jun 24, 2020

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

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Case Study: This Event Needs More Cowbell

Jun 17, 2020

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. ...

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5 Promo Products for the Stay-at-Home Worker

Jun 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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Case Study: It's in the Bag

Jun 02, 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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Your Guide to Promo Hats

May 26, 2020

A hat is a hat, right? With so many different styles available, it’s easy to get confused. With this quick guide to promotional headwear, you’ll learn the differences between the various s...

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Case Study: An Icy Cool Promotion

May 19, 2020

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 ...

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Case Study: Calendar Puns are Week

May 12, 2020

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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School's in Session: 7 Essential Supplies for Students

May 05, 2020

Students are back in the classroom and parents are scrambling to purchase all of the necessary supplies on each teacher’s checklist. From three different types of pencils, calculators, and folde...

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Case Study: Spec-Tacular Promotions

Apr 28, 2020

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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10 Must-Have Tech Products and Accessories

Apr 20, 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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Products and Tips to Boost Your Work From Home Productivity

Apr 13, 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: Do the Wave

Apr 06, 2020

Market: School Objective: A school’s athletic program was struggling to pay for recurring expenses. Game attendance had dropped over the previous year, and alumni attendance was weak. The...

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How to Reduce Stress on the Job

Mar 29, 2020

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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6 Books That Every Business Owner Should Read

Mar 22, 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 Promotional Products for Music Lovers

Mar 15, 2020

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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6 Morning Routine Products That Will Wake Anyone Up

Mar 08, 2020

Everyone has their very own personalized morning routine. It doesn't matter if you wake up 3 hours before work or 20 minutes before you have to rush out the door, with Pop-Tart in hand, we all have ou...

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3 Simple Ways to Boost Your Mood Right Now

Feb 29, 2020

Do you ever get a case of the Mondays…on a Thursday? We all get down sometimes, but that doesn’t mean we need to stay there. Whether someone said something that upset you, you’re st...

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Your Guide to Drinkware

Feb 22, 2020

Mugs, tumblers, and bottles…oh my! There is an abundance of variety available when it comes to promotional drinkware, which can make it difficult to decide what is the best choice for your bran...

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Relax and Unwind With These 10 Promo Products

Feb 15, 2020

Like that classic Beatles song, sometimes it can feel like your working eight days a week. Maybe you’ve had back to back meetings or you’ve had a stressful travel week. Whatever the case, ...

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Case Study: Fresh Mesh Promotions

Feb 08, 2020

Market: Real Estate Product Use: Incentive Gift Promotion: A high-end resort selected the Atlantis Mesh Beach Tote as an incentive gift for the visitors who attended their timeshare presentati...

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5 Corporate Gifts Your Clients Will Love

Jan 31, 2020

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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Get in Gear With These Automotive Promo Products

Jan 24, 2020

Branding these car-accessory promotional products for a campaign will drive more customers to your business! In the U.S., the average daily work commute is 26 minutes and Americans spend around 38 hou...

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Case Study: Rock out on the Run

Jan 17, 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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Imprint Everything: A Guide to Printing Methods

Jan 10, 2020

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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5 Unique Rainy-Day Promotional Products to Keep You Covered!

Jan 02, 2020

Unpredictable weather is a shared experience in life. No matter your age, geographical location, job, or personality, it will always rain. These unique and functional promotional products are sure to ...

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Top 8 Promotional Products for Real Estate Professionals

Dec 26, 2019

If you work in real estate, you know that your field generates billions of dollars in revenue per year in residential, commercial and industrial sectors. And you could pocket a good amount of that yie...

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How to Become More Productive in the Office Before 2020

Dec 19, 2019

The countdown to 2020 has begun! Before we know it, the ball will drop, fireworks will ignite the sky, and the new year will be here. Which means, it’s time to be more productive and organized i...

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

Dec 12, 2019

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...

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Why You Should Buy USA-Made

Dec 05, 2019

During times of growing uncertainty in the global markets, customers are becoming more and more interested in purchasing American-made items. Buying American-made is about more than just patriotism &n...

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Case Study: Beach Balls? Bingo!

Nov 27, 2019

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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Your Brand Is Your Business - Market It!

Nov 20, 2019

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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Drive Traffic with These 6 Trade Show Ideas

Nov 13, 2019

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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Case Study: A Prom Ticket Keepsake

Nov 06, 2019

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 Picture is Worth...a Nice Donation

Oct 30, 2019

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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Your Graphic & Web Design Cheat Sheet

Oct 22, 2019

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: A New Way to Do Cross-Promotions

Oct 15, 2019

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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6 Retro Products That Are a Blast From the Past

Oct 08, 2019

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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Case Study: Keeping Colds at Bay, One Spritz at a Time

Oct 01, 2019

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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5 Promotional Products for School That Are 2 Cool 2-B 4-Got-N

Sep 23, 2019

Each school year, millions of students hit the books, shoot some hoops, and work hard to bring home that golden 4.0 GPA. Sometimes, the best way to promote your brand is by supporting the students in ...

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Cheers! Let’s Sell More Beer!

Sep 16, 2019

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

Sep 09, 2019

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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Case Study: A Gift to Build a Dream On

Sep 02, 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 the h...

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Case Study: Do a Double Take

Aug 25, 2019

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 Portra...

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4 Steps to #Winning Social Media

Aug 18, 2019

Social media is one of the fastest growing and ever-changing media platforms in existence. What began as an online community for the younger generations, now encompasses billions of people across the ...

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5 Military Themed Promotional Products

Aug 11, 2019

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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Win Big With These Promotional Products for Sports Lovers

Aug 04, 2019

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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7 Promotional Products Perfect for Weddings

Jul 28, 2019

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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Advice for Getting the Most Out of a Business Trip

Jul 21, 2019

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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Our Top 10 Favorite Eco-Friendly Products

Jul 14, 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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Case Study: Wine for the Win

Jul 07, 2019

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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Case Study: This Promotional Product is in the Bag

Jun 01, 2019

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

May 25, 2019

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 casu...

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5 Fail-Proof Ideas for Your Business Instagram

May 18, 2019

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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Case Study: Brighten Their Day

May 11, 2019

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

May 03, 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 products th...

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6 Budget-Friendly Products to Drive High-End Sales

Apr 26, 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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Drink It In: 6 Drinkware Products to Quench Your Thirst

Apr 19, 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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10 Promo Products for Auto-Lovers

Apr 12, 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

Apr 04, 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 these pro...

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8 Elegant & Engravable Promotional Products

Mar 28, 2019

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

Mar 21, 2019

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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Case Study: Stick to the Schedule

Mar 14, 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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Ain't Nobody Got Time for That: 5 Tips for Working Efficiently

Mar 07, 2019

No one ever got anywhere by doing the bare minimum. Your growth depends on you getting as much done in as little time as possible. The five tips below will help you accomplish as much as possible each...

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5 Promotional Products That Will Have Your Clients Dreaming

Feb 27, 2019

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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Top 10 Promotional Product Ideas for the Construction Industry

Feb 20, 2019

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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Case Study: 3D is the Key

Feb 13, 2019

A company was looking for unique items to commemorate the celebration of its 45th year in business. They wanted to incorporate a new logo that communicated the anniversary as well as the range of prod...

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6 On-the-Go Products for Travelers

Feb 06, 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 will rem...

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Case Study: A Hole in One Promotion

Jan 29, 2019

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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5 Promotional Products for Firemen and Fire Departments

Jan 22, 2019

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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10 Promotional Products for Healthy Living

Jan 15, 2019

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: Attract New Customers

Jan 08, 2019

As part of their new corporate wellness program, the company wanted to stress the importance of healthy nutrition to its employees. Along with literature, discount memberships at a local health club a...

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Case Study: Pull Up a Chair and Stay Awhile

Jan 01, 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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Make Your 2018 Your Most Productive Year Yet!

Dec 25, 2018

Here you have it – a new year, a new, better you. Right? While we have faith that you’ll see your lofty ambitions and admirable goals through to 2019, statistics say a mere 8 percent of pe...

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5 Promo Products for People Who Love to Plan

Dec 18, 2018

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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8 Promo Products That Will Kick Start Your Goals

Dec 11, 2018

We all want to live healthier, sleep deeper, and work better. These motivational promotional products will help kickstart goals and increase your brand visibility! Exercise Band Let's get physical...

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Raise Your Glass

Dec 04, 2018

The NY Yankees wanted to create special commemorative bottles to celebrate Derek Jeter’s accomplishments at Yankee Stadium. They chose 150 magnum-sized (1.5L) bottles with a special logo and Jet...

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Case Study: Sharper Students

Nov 26, 2018

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

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Branding 101: Let’s Talk Logos

Nov 19, 2018

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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Boost Branding

Nov 12, 2018

A local insurance agent wanted a way to connect with her customers and capture new leads with a useful promotional item that would also boost her personal branding and promote her services all year ro...

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5 Ways to Boost Employee Morale

Nov 05, 2018

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

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11 Promo Products for an Active Lifestyle

Oct 29, 2018

Take your corporate match to the next level! From team building sporting events to company-wide marathons, your customized products guarantee you beat the competition. Below is a list of 11 sports-mi...

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5 Invaluable Marketing Books to Help Grow Your Brand

Oct 22, 2018

In the world of business, marketing trends are always evolving and it's easy to be overwhelmed. Sometimes you take one step forward only to be knocked two steps back. Luckily, there are endless resour...

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8 Promotional Products to Win Game Day

Oct 15, 2018

From Friday night lights, Saturday morning tailgating, to Sunday watch parties, show support for your team with some promotional products for the win! Touchscreen Gloves Add your logo to these tou...

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7 Ways to Instantly Make Your Website More User-Friendly

Oct 07, 2018

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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Case Study: Safety First

Sep 30, 2018

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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16 Ways Color Affects Your Branding and Marketing

Sep 23, 2018

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

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6 Ways to Get More Done Every Day

Sep 16, 2018

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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A Lunch That Packs a Punch

Sep 09, 2018

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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5 Ways to Be Healthier in 2 Minutes or Less

Sep 02, 2018

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

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Case Study: College Fair Giveaway

Aug 26, 2018

Description: 4" Mini Plush Buddies Frog with Shirt Industry: Education What it was purchased for: A community college was looking for a giveaway item to have at their booth for the upcoming college ...

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How to Gain Inspiration in 5 Minutes

Aug 19, 2018

People demand a lot of creativity from professionals these days. We live in the era of media overload, where viral video marketing and colorful infographics have become accepted means of engaging an a...

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The Best Promotional Products for Sports Fanatics

Aug 12, 2018

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

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Top 10 Promotional Products for the Health and Wellness Industry

Aug 05, 2018

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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7 Promotional Products For Those On the Go

Jul 28, 2018

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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What Millennials Want (And How to Work With Them)

Jul 21, 2018

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 Juggle Work and Life Balance Like a Boss

Jul 14, 2018

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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Lunchtime Loot

Jul 07, 2018

A restaurant supply company was planning its annual company picnic for employees and their families. Every year, the company gives employees a nice gift in the $10 range. This year, the company chose ...

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6 Things You Need on Your Desk

Jun 30, 2018

Most of us spend as much time at our desks as we do in our homes. If that’s the case, we should all put some time and effort into making sure our workspace is as happy and motivating as possible...

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Case Study: Computer Repair At Your Fuzzy Fingertips

Jun 23, 2018

A computer repair store attended a local home show and wanted something useful but unique to attract attendees to their booth. They also wanted something that would keep their name top of mind when th...

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Graphic Design Terms Everyone Should Know

Jun 16, 2018

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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8 Promo Products That Will Have You Ready For Spring

Jun 09, 2018

Here comes the sun! With spring in full swing, it’s time to shake off the cold and embrace these colorful products that will be sure to brighten your day. Garden Kit Test your green thumb wi...

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3 Things Every Busy Professional Needs

Jun 02, 2018

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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Employee Appreciation Gift

May 25, 2018

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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7 Promo Products That Will Get the Party Started

May 18, 2018

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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Case Study: Raise Your Glass!

May 11, 2018

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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How One Hour Can Determine Your Success

May 04, 2018

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 Work Smarter, Not Harder

Apr 27, 2018

Do you ever find that no matter how hard you're working, you're not getting the results you want? You put in the long hours at the office, you answer every email, you skip lunch, and yet you're still ...

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Improve Sales and Traffic

Apr 20, 2018

A hotel wanted to promote its amenities to guests in a personable, yet non-intrusive manner. The goal was to encourage guests to utilize hotel amenities instead of going off-site to fulfill their need...

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Case Study: Inking Impressions

Apr 12, 2018

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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Why You Should Be Having More Fun at Work

Apr 05, 2018

In the past, the words “work” and “fun” were two very different concepts that could never be caught in the same sentence. The old school rationale taught us that if you are enj...

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25 Insane Facts About Promotional Products

Mar 29, 2018

You don’t have to work in the field of promotional products to notice the impact they can have on any organization’s marketing efforts. As the most effective medium of advertising across a...

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Charity Fundraiser

Mar 22, 2018

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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5 Steps to Achieving Your Goals

Mar 15, 2018

If you’ve ever watched a TED talk or listened to any of your teachers in school, you’ll know that setting goals are the stepping stones to getting where you want to be in life. You watch o...

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Celebrate Milestones

Mar 08, 2018

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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How to Make Resolutions You'll Actually Keep

Mar 01, 2018

As the new year rolls around, we are constantly writing out as many goals as we can think of. Unsurprisingly, these goals seem to fall short around mid-January. The only goals that are within your gra...

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

Jun 29, 2019

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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Know Your Shades: 4 Types of Iconic Sunglasses

Jun 22, 2019

“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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Case Study: Happy to Hang Around

Jun 15, 2019

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: Keep Warm Buddy Set

Jun 08, 2019

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

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