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6 Products to Include in Every Holiday Gift Basket

Dec 04

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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4 Steps to #Winning Social Media

Nov 27

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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7 Promotional Products For Those On the Go

Nov 20

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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Case Study: Save the Date, Save the Day

Nov 13

Description: Trifold Calendars Industry: Banking What it was purchased for: A local bank wanted a way to thank their new customers with a promotional gift item that would have a high perceived value...

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You Need More Cowbell

Nov 06

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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Must-Have Promotional Products for the Real Estate Industry

Oct 30

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

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Case Study: Pull Up a Chair and Stay Awhile

Oct 22

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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Drink It In: 6 Drinkware Products to Quench Your Thirst

Oct 15

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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Get Ready for Game Day! 5 Promotional Products for Sports Teams

Oct 08

Having high-quality equipment and gear is an important part of every team no matter how big or small. When your team walks out onto the field, you want them to stand out from the crowd and show off th...

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Case Study: A Prom Ticket Keepsake

Oct 01

  A Prom Ticket Keepsake   Organization High School                                      ...

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8 Dental Products That Will Make You Smile

Sep 23

Promotional products are great for handing out after patient visits, at conferences and events, or to have available in your reception area. Here are our 8 favorite dental promotional products that he...

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Why You Need Promotional Products

Sep 16

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

Sep 09

  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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6 Hot Products for the Grill Master

Sep 02

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 smokin&r...

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Customer Experience + Branding: The Relationship Goals of Marketing

Aug 25

Customer experience can make or break your company. How you and your employees treat customers directly reflects your brand’s values. But the truth is, positive customer experiences can be diffi...

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Building Relationships One Client at a Time

Aug 22

We recently had the opportunity to help our client, Hines, build their brand while they hosted their third annual Tour de Ren.  Tour de Ren is an outdoor, high energy, spin-cycle event hosted at ...

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Let's Make a Date!

Aug 22

Sorry, but with Valentines Day this month, we couldn't resist the pun. Last month we talked about planning by taking an assessment of your strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats. And we gav...

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Luck Helps, But Following Your Plan is Better

Aug 22

This month we continue our focus on planning.  In January, we looked at our intentions and resolutions and we visualized ways to set our plan in motion.  In February we focused on writing do...

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Here's some tips on why "promotional marketing" matters

Aug 22

In today's world, there are many new avenues of marketing.  Although the practice of promotional marketing --by using branded items-- has stayed fairly consistent, the ways we "advertise" or shar...

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The Benefits of Hosting an Online Company Store

Aug 22

With the world of internet marketing, there are several ways to keep in touch. We have websites, social media, and customizable emails like this one. It means if you're trying to build your brand, you...

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Are You Using S.M.A.R.T. Goals?

Aug 22

In 1981, George T. Doran introduced S.M.A.R.T. goals in an issue of Management Review. S.M.A.R.T. stands for Specific. Measurable. Attainable. Relevant. Timely.  According to the guidelines in c...

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3 Things Every Busy Professional Needs

Aug 18

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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6 Promotional Products for Music Lovers

Aug 11

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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What Millennials Want (And How to Work With Them)

Aug 04

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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5 Fail-Proof Ideas for Your Business Instagram

Jul 28

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: Raise Your Glass!

Jul 21

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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Top 8 Promotional Products for Real Estate Professionals

Jul 14

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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Branding 101: What Makes a Brand Powerful

Jul 06

A powerful brand is more than just a great logo and a mission statement (although those certainly lay the groundwork for any brand.) We live in a time where competition rises up on every corner, and t...

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Case Study: A "Bronze" Ticket to Free Tanning

Jun 01

Organization Tanning Salon Product Featured Polyester Lanyard Goal of Promotion To create new clients for salon Description of Case History A tanning salon wanted a creative way to give out a...

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10 Promotional Products for Healthy Living

May 25

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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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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Drive Traffic with These 6 Trade Show Ideas

May 11

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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A Lunch That Packs a Punch

May 03

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 Corporate Gifts Your Clients Will Love

Apr 26

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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Relax and Unwind With These 10 Promo Products

Apr 19

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: A Gift to Build a Dream On

Apr 11

  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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Your Brand Is Your Business - Market It!

Apr 04

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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Case Study: Happy to Hang Around

Mar 28

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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Luck Helps, But Following Your Plan is Better

Mar 28

This month we continue our focus on planning.  In January, we looked at our intentions and resolutions and we visualized ways to set our plan in motion.  In February we focused on writing do...

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

Mar 21

  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 produc...

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Game On: 10 Promo Product Games We Love!

Mar 14

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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Case Study: The Big Picture

Mar 06

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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5 Awesome Recreational Wearables

Feb 27

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

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Case Study: Improve Sales and Traffic

Feb 20

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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Let's Make a Date!

Feb 14

Sorry, but with Valentines Day this month, we couldn't resist the pun. Last month we talked about planning by taking an assessment of your strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats. And we g...

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9 Useful Apps for Sales & Marketing Professionals

Feb 13

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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5 Promotional Products That Will Have Your Clients Dreaming

Feb 06

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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Case Study: Pillow Box

Jan 30

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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Case Study: Employee Appreciation Gift

Jan 23

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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Planning Tips for 2019

Jan 17

Sometimes in order to move forward, we need to look at where we've been.  One of the best ways to conduct this review is through something we call a "situational analysis".  This means usi...

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Cook Up a Storm With These 5 Promotional Products

Jan 15

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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30 Quotes That Will Motivate You to Succeed

Jan 08

We all want to succeed in business and in life, but sometimes we could use an extra boost of motivation. Some of the most successful people we have ever known have failed many times before succeeding....

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

Jan 01

  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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5 Promo Products for People Who Love to Plan

Dec 25, 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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5 Promotional Products for Firemen and Fire Departments

Dec 18, 2018

  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 wh...

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Resort Incentive Yields Oceans of Opportunity

Dec 11, 2018

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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How to Work Smarter, Not Harder

Dec 04, 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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5 Festive Promotional Products for Holiday Parties

Nov 28, 2018

The holidays can get pretty hectic, so it’s always nice to receive some wise advice to help you through the celebrations. Our first piece of advice is to use mistletoe strategically. Your partne...

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10 Perfect Holiday Promotional Products

Nov 28, 2018

If you haven’t heard, ‘tis the season to be jolly! Fortunately, ‘tis also the season to get your brand some serious face time with your customers via some really cool holiday-themed ...

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'Tis the Season to Bring out Our Favorite Holiday Gift Ideas!

Nov 28, 2018

It’s that time again! The holidays are around the corner and you’re probably thinking about everything you need to do between now and the new year. For most of us, that includes client and...

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Case Study: It's in the Bag

Nov 26, 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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10 Promo Products for Auto-Lovers

Nov 19, 2018

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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8 Paw-some Promotional Products for Dogs and Dog Lovers

Nov 12, 2018

Whether you work with animals or want to show that your business is pet-friendly, there are plenty of products that will win over every dog breed! Here are 8 of our favorite pet products.   Col...

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

Nov 05, 2018

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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8 Corporate Gifts for Your Employees

Oct 29, 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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Increase Awareness

Oct 22, 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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Ain't Nobody Got Time for That: 5 Tips for Working Efficiently

Oct 15, 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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10 Luxurious Products for Your VIP Customers

Oct 07, 2018

Most people crave the feeling of class, power, and status that comes with enjoying luxury products. Those who claim they don’t, just haven't gotten a chance to experience it for free. So, what b...

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8 Promotional Products to Win Game Day

Sep 30, 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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Raise Your Glass

Sep 23, 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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Attract New Customers

Sep 16, 2018

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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5 Steps to Achieving Your Goals

Sep 09, 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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5 Promotional Products for School That Are 2 Cool 2-B 4-Got-N

Sep 02, 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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Getting Ready for Fall

Sep 01, 2018

As the temperatures hover at 100 degrees and under, it’s time for us to prep for fall. Hard to believe, we know. But soon the leaves will be turning, and we’ll be able to go outside and ...

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Saying Good Bye to Summer

Aug 28, 2018

We’ve had a few days under 100 and if you’re getting the nudge to make sure you’re squeezing those last bits of summer into your day, here’s some ideas for you: Plan an ...

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7 Ways to Instantly Make Your Website More User-Friendly

Aug 26, 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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Boost Branding

Aug 19, 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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Know Your Shades: 4 Types of Iconic Sunglasses

Aug 12, 2018

“The future’s so bright, I gotta wear shades.” - Timbuk 3Sunglasses have been and always will be one of the most popular promotional products. Why? Because practically everyone wears...

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Case Study: Safety First

Aug 05, 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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5 Invaluable Marketing Books to Help Grow Your Brand

Jul 28, 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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7 Ways to Take Advantage of Your Lunch Break

Jul 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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Time to Get Pampered

Jul 17, 2018

You've likely heard it before, and it is true.  Evidence suggests it's good to get unplugged. Studies have shown that without mobile devices people engage in deeper, more meaningful conver...

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4 Ways to Improve Communication

Jul 14, 2018

Have you ever had this conversation before? Them: "How are you?" You: "Yes." Or have you ever been in a meeting and realized you zoned out halfway through? Or how about when you’re at the mo...

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6 Promo Products for the Great Outdoors

Jul 07, 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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It's a Patriotic Time of Year

Jul 01, 2018

As we prepare for the 4th of July and our country's celebration of Independence Day, it gives us time to pause and reflect about what our country means to us.  We have so many things to be grat...

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3D is the Key

Jun 30, 2018

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 Budget-Friendly Products to Drive High-End Sales

Jun 23, 2018

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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Top 10 Promotional Product Ideas for the Construction Industry

Jun 16, 2018

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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How to Manage the Workload of a Leader

Jun 09, 2018

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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7 Promo Products That Will Get the Party Started

Jun 02, 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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Our Top 5 Product Picks for Summer

Jun 01, 2018

Are you planning for your summer vacation?  Or that fun pool party?  Or trying to find ways to stay cool in the heat?  As the temperature starts to rise, it's time to get serious and ...

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8 Promo Products That Will Kick Start Your Goals

May 25, 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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5 Ways to Be Healthier in 2 Minutes or Less

May 18, 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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5 Easy Ways to Achieve a Positive Outlook

May 11, 2018

One of the most powerful things you can do to set yourself up for success is practice the art of positive thinking. It's easy to let the struggles of everyday life control your attitude. But by practi...

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How to Make Resolutions You'll Actually Keep

May 04, 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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Spreading the Love By Giving Back to our Community

May 01, 2018

This is the time of year when we are often moved to give our time, energy and skills to a good cause. We can do this by participating in community service events and activities.  This means vol...

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Case Study: Computer Repair At Your Fuzzy Fingertips

Apr 27, 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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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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How to Protect Your Business From Hackers

Apr 19, 2018

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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Spring Is Here!

Apr 19, 2018

Have you noticed the beauty of spring?  The flowers are blooming, the birds are singing and the butterflies are flitting from plant to plant.     This time of year it's fun to think a...

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Gratitude and Thoughtfulness in 2018

Jan 25, 2018

The Holiday rush is over and if you're like many of us, the Christmas decorations are put away.  It seems so simple in our home after the hustle, bustle and glow of the holidays.  Perhaps th...

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Wishing You a Magical Holiday

Dec 21, 2017

Christmas, and the holidays during this time of year, symbolize a spirit of love and giving and spending time with special family traditions.  At Magical Marketing we feel blessed to celebrate 16...

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Technology Support Gifts Are Huge

Nov 28, 2017

With fall in full swing and the holiday season upon us, it's time to think about your holiday gift giving for employees and clients. It's an important time because most everyone likes to be remembered...

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August Means Its Back to School

Aug 02, 2017

Making the transition back to school can be challenging for parents and kids alike. Kids, who have been sleeping in, now have to get up and get ready to head out the door. Lunchtime means parents need...

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10 Tweetable Quotes for Motivation

Jun 29

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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The Best Promotional Products for Sports Fanatics

Jun 22

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 we...

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Case Study: Look, Ma, No Hands!

Jun 15

Description: Auto Air Vent Magnetic Phone Mount Industry: Technology What it was purchased for: A technology business was looking for a giveaway item that was unique but also fit within their budget...

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6 Promotional Products That Put the “Fun” in Fundraiser

Jun 08

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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