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The Power of Promo: Why People Love Freebies

14 hours ago

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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Case Study: Make a Spectacle

Sep 04

Description: Rubberized SunglassesIndustry: Broadcast Media / TelecommunicationWhat it was purchased for: A vampire-based television show hosted blood drives at outdoor events. These were given out to...

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8 Fall Promo Products

Aug 21

As the weather cools down, we’re having dreams of color changing leaves and all the fall themed events and promotions to come.  From Halloween parties to homecoming football games, there ar...

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Case Study: Don't Bottle It Up

Aug 07

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...

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Case Study: Financial Industry

Jul 13

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

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

Jun 29

Description: Large Boat ToteIndustry: Sports / FitnessWhat it was purchased for: Horse show giveawaysHow it was distributed: A local horse show needed gifts for their major contributors. A VIP tent ...

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Case Study: Good Deeds for Kids in Need

Jun 15

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 eve...

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

Jun 01

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

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Soak Up The Sun With These 7 Summer Promo Products

May 18

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

May 04

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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Your Guide to Drinkware

Apr 19

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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Your Guide to Promo Hats

Apr 05

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: Life of the Mardi

Mar 22

 Market: HospitalityObjective: With their event scheduled close to Mardi Gras, event planners wanted to provide a themed goodie package for attendees with giveaways from event sponsors. The...

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Imprint Everything: A Guide to Printing Methods

Mar 08

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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How Promo Products Can Make a Lasting Impression

Feb 22

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 ho...

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Case Study: Keep it Cooler

Feb 08

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

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Case Study: Fresh Mesh Promotions

Jan 25

Market: Real EstateProduct Use: Incentive GiftPromotion: A high-end resort selected the Atlantis Mesh Beach Tote as an incentive gift for the visitors who attended their timeshare presentations....

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Lead a Healthier Lifestyle With These 6 Promotional Products

Jan 11

Eating healthy. Weight management. Working out five times a week. There are many health-related resolutions we set at the beginning of a new year. But, do we follow through with them? Many times, the ...

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6 Products to Include in Every Holiday Gift Basket

Dec 28, 2019

It’s always a good idea to get those gifts planned out and ready to go before the holiday chaos begins, and that includes client appreciation gifts. But, what do you get them? Put in extra thoug...

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7 Camping Promotional Products for the Great Outdoors

Dec 13, 2019

  Whether you’re looking to relax and recharge or seeking adventure, getting out into nature provides everyone some peace and quiet from our regular lives. Help your customers enjoy the gr...

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Give Your School Clubs a Boost With These Promotional Products

Nov 29, 2019

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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Your Product Decorating Questions Answered

Nov 15, 2019

You encounter promo products every single day. You hold them, wear them, and maybe even smell them. But, did you know every one of these products goes through an extensive design process, whether that...

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

Nov 01, 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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6 Tradeshow Staples That are Made in the USA

Oct 17, 2019

Tradeshows offer important opportunities for your company to connect with customers and prospects face-to-face and make lasting impressions. Make sure you’re prepared with the proper supplies to...

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6 Snap-Worthy Products for Every Photographer

Oct 03, 2019

Do you know what bokeh means? Aperture? That’s ok if you don’t, but many of your clients may know these terms if they are avid photographers! Whether they enjoy taking a flat lay shot of t...

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School's in Session: 7 Essential Supplies for Students

Sep 19, 2019

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: Where Has Your Pen Been?

Sep 05, 2019

  Products Javalina Splash® Pen   Industry Technology   Application Contest   An internet company created a branded website for a promotion called “Where has yo...

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5 Promo Products for People Who Love to Plan

Aug 21, 2019

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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6 Promotional Products That Put Safety First

Aug 07, 2019

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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Top 10 Promotional Product Ideas for the Construction Industry

Jul 24, 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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6 Hot Products for the Grill Master

Jul 10, 2019

Nothing says summertime better than lounging on a pool float, roasting marshmallows under the stars, or feasting on tender barbecue.   It’s time to light up the grill, because these ...

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

May 29, 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...

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Win Big With These Promotional Products for Sports Lovers

May 15, 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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6 Things You're Missing Out on by Not Using Promotional Products

Apr 30, 2019

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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8 Promo Products That Will Have You Ready For Spring

Apr 16, 2019

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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Work Hard, Play Harder: 6 Promotional Products to Promote a Healthy Lifestyle

Apr 02, 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 thes...

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Case Study: A Hole in One Promotion

Mar 18, 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 Corporate Gifts Your Clients Will Love

Mar 04, 2019

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

Feb 18, 2019

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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7 Retro Products That Will Turn Back Time

Feb 04, 2019

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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7 Financial Products That Are a Great Investment

Jan 21, 2019

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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Case Study: A Gift to Build a Dream On

Jan 07, 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 ...

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Drink It In: 6 Drinkware Products to Quench Your Thirst

Dec 24, 2018

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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Appreciation Gift

Dec 10, 2018

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 wil...

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8 Promo Products That Will Kick Start Your Goals

Nov 26, 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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Charity Fundraiser

Nov 11, 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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8 Corporate Gifts for Your Employees

Oct 28, 2018

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

Oct 14, 2018

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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Game On: 10 Promo Product Games We Love!

Sep 30, 2018

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 To...

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Our Top 10 Favorite Eco-Friendly Products

Sep 16, 2018

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: Sharper Students

Sep 02, 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 advoca...

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25 Insane Facts About Promotional Products

Aug 18, 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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9 Useful Apps for Sales & Marketing Professionals

Aug 11, 2018

Your phone’s ringing off the hook. You’ve got three meetings back to back. Emails are piling up in your inbox. And when you have a moment to book your next business trip, you wonder how yo...

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Case Study: Getting Bent out of Shape for More Business

Aug 04, 2018

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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Improve Sales and Traffic

Jul 28, 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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Graphic Design Terms Everyone Should Know

Jul 21, 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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5 Invaluable Marketing Books to Help Grow Your Brand

Jul 14, 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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Case Study: It's in the Bag

Jul 07, 2018

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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Employee Appreciation Gift

Jun 30, 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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Branding 101: Let’s Talk Logos

Jun 22, 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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Lunchtime Loot

Jun 15, 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 Promo Products for the Great Outdoors

Jun 08, 2018

A little branding goes a long way with these promo products perfect for the great outdoors! By adding your logo to these six sturdy items, your brand can be seen on hiking trails, huddled around a cam...

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Case Study: Raise Your Glass!

Jun 01, 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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5 Out of the Box Promotional Products We Love…and You Will Too!

May 25, 2018

  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 lit...

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10 Promotional Products for Healthy Living

May 17, 2018

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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10 Tweetable Quotes for Motivation

May 10, 2018

People love quotes. That’s probably why 30% of retweets on Twitter are quote-related. You can tap into that trend by posting engaging and entertaining quotes on your company’s account. How...

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What Millennials Want (And How to Work With Them)

May 03, 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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Advice for Getting the Most Out of a Business Trip

Apr 26, 2018

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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Case Study: Fun in the Sun

Apr 19, 2018

Product: Two-Tone Malibu Sunglasses Industry: Sports What it was purchased for: A major sports team was having difficulty keeping attendance up at weeknight games. They came up with the idea of doin...

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7 Ways to Instantly Make Your Website More User-Friendly

Apr 12, 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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Top 10 Promotional Products for the Health and Wellness Industry

Apr 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 p...

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Boost Branding

Mar 29, 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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3 Things Every Busy Professional Needs

Mar 22, 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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11 Promo Products for an Active Lifestyle

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

Mar 07, 2018

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 Ways to Be Healthier in 2 Minutes or Less

Feb 28, 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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Increase Sales

Feb 21, 2018

With orange juice consumption down 13 percent in the past four years due to an ever-proliferating increase in beverage choices and consumers’ avoidance of orange juice’s high sugar content...

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Increase Awareness

Feb 21, 2018

A national railroad wanted to promote their new train and how it was the best "green alternative" to air shuttle travel. The Save-A-Bottle was the perfect match! The bottle is made of super durable Ea...

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7 Ways to Take Advantage of Your Lunch Break

Feb 21, 2018

Taking a lunch break is important. It’s a time when you can step away from your computer and have a little “me” time. Your lunch break should be a time when you can unplug and stop t...

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Are We There Yet?

May 05, 2017

According to a recent AAA survey, more than one-third of Americans (35 percent) are planning to take a vacation of 50 miles or more away from home involving two or more immediate family members in 201...

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Don't Get Burned! Tips For Sun Safety

May 05, 2017

Fun in the sun is a one of the best parts of summer. Following these tips from the CDC helps us to make sure we're not getting too much of a good thing. SHOP SUMMER ITEMS!!

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No one likes a know-it-all

May 03, 2017

No one likes a know-it-all … you know the type! They correct your grammar on Facebook. They fact check posts and search wiki-quote to admonish people when they post unattributed inspirational m...

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

Jun 26, 2019

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

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Promotional Golf Products That Are Made in the USA

Jun 12, 2019

  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, ...

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