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Wooing Discerning Celebs with the CARSON Double Wall Bolero Tumbler

Jun 29

What do you get the celebrity-chef-turned-travel-show-host who has everything? How about the VP of Paid Media at a premier hotel chain you’d love to snag an advertising deal with? Brands li...

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Under the Sea!

May 28

Take a deep dive into the ocean blue with under-the-sea-themed promo products! From aquariums to nautical giveaways, sail away from the competition with items that will surely make a splash! Wet...

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Return of the Events: 6 Products for Concerts and More

Apr 28

Live music is back! Venues are opening their doors, and artists are announcing tour dates again. After more than a year of few to no events for most places, bands, club promoters, venue owners, and...

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Let's Get Physical With These Activewear Promo Products

Mar 27

Activewear promotional products are a great option for company wellness programs, fitness centers, or any brand promoting an active lifestyle! Exercise is an important part of our overall wellness ...

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Case Study: Time for a Rebrand

Feb 27

Objective: A university had just completed a major rebrand complete with a new logo and wanted to make sure they had all the necessary branded items for functions throughout the year. They had prev...

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Case Study: Rock out on the Run

Jan 26

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 ...

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4 Fantastic Promos for Senior Citizens

Dec 26, 2023

Did you know that by 2060, there will be an estimated 98 million people in the United States who are 65 or older? With the generational divide between Millennials and Gen Zers taking up a lot of co...

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Case Study: The Weather is Snow Joke

Nov 25, 2023

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. ...

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Five #Trending Gift Baskets

Oct 25, 2023

Gift baskets are the best way to give a little something of everything. Whether your recipient is a fan of chocolate or cheese, show them a little love, all wrapped up in one! Here are five #trend...

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Case Study: Wave Hello to Recognition

Sep 25, 2023

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 tr...

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6 Snap-Worthy Products for Every Photographer

Aug 25, 2023

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 o...

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Trending Now: Sustainable Apparel Options

Jul 24, 2023

If you’ve spent any time in fashion circles this year, you know that sustainability is the hot topic of the moment. With discussions swirling about fast fashion, ethical production, and every...

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Case Study: Where Has Your Pen Been?

Jun 24, 2023

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

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Case Study: Fresh Mesh Promotions

May 23, 2023

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 presentatio...

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Take a Hike! 6 Products to Help you in the Great Outdoors

Apr 23, 2023

Did you know that between the United States, Mexico, and Canada, there are 15 different ecological regions in North America? Right in our own back yard, you can go from the frosty tundra of far nor...

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Perk Up Your Pet! 5 Promo Products Your Pets Will Beg For

Mar 22, 2023

Our pets are our family, and they deserve the best of the best when it comes to promotional products - just like humans do. So we've picked six perfect products for your customers' fluffy companion...

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

Feb 22, 2023

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 e...

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Case Study: Getting Bent out of Shape for More Business

Jan 22, 2023

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...

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#Instagram Inspiration

Dec 22, 2022

Instagram is a fun app where you can discover the latest info on celebrities, influencers, and yes, even inspiration for promo products! From mega water jugs to party décor, see what is tren...

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Your Guide to Promotional Shirts

Nov 22, 2022

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

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Here Are Our Votes For The Best Political Promotional Product Staples

Oct 21, 2022

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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Win Big With These Promotional Products for Sports Lovers

Sep 21, 2022

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 product...

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

Aug 20, 2022

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 pro...

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8 Items for Restaurant Promos that Sizzle

Jul 20, 2022

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 ...

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6 Helpful Tips to Address Unhappy Customers

Jun 20, 2022

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 overwhelm...

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

May 19, 2022

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...

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Reusable vs. Disposable Items

Apr 19, 2022

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 cu...

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Case Study: Do the Wave

Mar 18, 2022

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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5 Promotional Products that Give Back

Feb 18, 2022

Are you looking to capture people’s attention? For a promotion that really packs a punch, consider choosing a product that partners your organization with a social good program. By giving bac...

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Case Study: Health & Wellness Spas

Feb 11, 2022

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 encourag...

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How to Work Smarter, Not Harder

Feb 03, 2022

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 sti...

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7 Ways to Take Advantage of Your Lunch Break

Jan 27, 2022

Taking a lunch break is important. It’s a time when you can step away from your computer and have a little “me” time. Your lunch break should be a time when you can unplug and sto...

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

Jan 20, 2022

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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7 Brilliant Bamboo Promotional Products

Jan 12, 2022

You don't have to be a panda to love bamboo! This popular, eco-friendly renewable resource grows super-fast and is known to be one of the most adaptable materials on the planet. Bamboo is incredibl...

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6 Promotional Products for Religious Institutions

Jan 05, 2022

Religion and spirituality are shared experiences that bring communities together, and promotional products are a great way to help get your message to those who want to hear it. Whether you’r...

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Our Top 10 Favorite Eco-Friendly Products

Dec 29, 2021

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 pr...

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Print's Not Dead: How Print Products Can Work for You

Dec 21, 2021

In the past decade, many businesses have moved away from print marketing to focus almost entirely on digital marketing. You may have even heard people say that print is dead. However, print media h...

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Case Study: Snack Pack It!

Dec 14, 2021

Vertical Market: Hospitality Product Use: Gift with Enrollment Promotion: An ocean excursion company chose the Igloo® Marine Backpack Cooler as a gift with enrollment for customers participat...

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5 Fail-Proof Ideas for Your Business Instagram

Dec 07, 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 h...

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12 Perfect Pediatric Products for Babies

Nov 29, 2021

Oh, babies! What a joy to welcome. Bringing a new baby into the world is so exciting (but also stressful and frequently sleepless). New parents know that there’s a lot to procure and prepare ...

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Get Planning! Calendars and Planners for 2022

Nov 22, 2021

2021 is coming to an end, and you know what that means – time to update your calendars and planners for the new year! Now is a great time to get organized and set up to make 2022 your best ye...

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Case Study: A Race to Remember

Nov 15, 2021

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

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