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Advice for Getting the Most Out of a Business Trip

2 days ago

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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5 Promotional Products That Will Have Your Clients Dreaming

Aug 08

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: Stick to the Schedule

Aug 01

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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Here Are Our Votes For The Best Political Promotional Product Staples

Jul 25

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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Case Study: An Icy Cool Promotion

Jul 18

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10 Promotional Products for Healthy Living

Jul 11

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

Jul 03

  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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9 Promotional Products for Tech Wizards

May 29

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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5 Office Toys That Will Bring Your Brand Joy

May 21

  Look around your office and you will probably find that your coworkers’ desktops are riddled with a variety of knick-knacks, toys, puzzles, and stress balls. Office toys are a great way ...

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8 Dental Products That Will Make You Smile

May 14

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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Case Study: A New Way to Do Cross-Promotions

May 07

  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 o...

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Case Study: Raise Your Glass

Apr 30

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: Rock out on the Run

Apr 23

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 us...

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Case Study: Guess the Flavor Lip Balm

Apr 16

    Guess the Flavor Lip Balm   Organization Health Insurance Organization Product Featured Lip Balm & Lip Balm Sleeve  Goal of Promotion Generating positive reinforce...

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Case Study: Keep Warm Buddy Set

Apr 08

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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Drive Traffic with These 6 Trade Show Ideas

Apr 01

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: Look, Ma, No Hands!

Mar 25

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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Case Study: Pillow Box

Mar 18

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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4 Steps to #Winning Social Media

Mar 11

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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Case Study: A Picture is Worth...a Nice Donation

Mar 03

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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Give Your School Clubs a Boost With These Promotional Products

Feb 24

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

Feb 17

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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Case Study: What Does Your Phone Stand For?

Feb 10

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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5 Steps to Achieving Your Goals

Feb 02

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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How to Gain Inspiration in 5 Minutes

Jan 26

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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Case Study: It's in the Bag

Jan 19

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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3 Simple Ways to Boost Your Mood Right Now

Jan 12

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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6 On-the-Go Products for Travelers

Jan 05

  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 wil...

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5 Environmentally-Friendly Promotional Products

Dec 29, 2018

How about that Earth, huh? She sure is something. Fortunately, there are plenty of people in the promotional products industry that feel the same way. In fact, we can offer you thousands of products t...

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7 Promotional Products for When You’re Feeling Lucky

Dec 22, 2018

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

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Graphic Design Terms Everyone Should Know

Dec 15, 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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Case Study: Safety First

Dec 08, 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 Ways to Boost Employee Morale

Dec 01, 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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Branding 101: What Makes a Brand Powerful

Nov 24, 2018

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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6 Ways to Get More Done Every Day

Nov 17, 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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Case Study: Let the Games Begin!

Nov 09, 2018

Product: Custom Malibu Sunglasses Industry: Automotive/Banking What it was purchased for: A car company wanted to find a product that would promote their brand at a local college BCS Bowl Games. Ho...

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How to Manage the Workload of a Leader

Nov 02, 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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How One Hour Can Determine Your Success

Oct 26, 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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Why You Should Be Having More Fun at Work

Oct 19, 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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5 Fail-Proof Ideas for Your Business Instagram

Oct 12, 2018

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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5 Military Themed Promotional Products

Oct 05, 2018

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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Success on Campus

Sep 28, 2018

A large university needed a useful tool to promote its school app to students and faculty because it wanted to use the app to communicate important college news and upcoming events. Since most st...

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30 Quotes That Will Motivate You to Succeed

Sep 21, 2018

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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Case Study: Fun in the Sun

Sep 13, 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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Top 5 Tech Gifts

Sep 13, 2018

By: Shannon Mayerl, President of Top Promotions   It’s hot Hot HOT! Hard to think of the holidays and client gift giving when the temperature is reaching triple digits, but this is exactl...

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Working With An Expert Matters

Sep 13, 2018

By Shannon Mayerl, President of Top Promotions   In this age of technology, we have resources at our fingertips that can sometimes make us forget the advantages of working with an expert. Who h...

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You need a webstore, which option is right for you?

Sep 13, 2018

By: Shannon Mayerl, President of Top Promotions   At Top Promotions we offer 3 main types of webstores: Continuous store Cycling store Up/Down store Each option offers pros and cons and...

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Top 3 Ways to Integrate Promotional Items into Your Business

Sep 13, 2018

By Meghan Whalen   Upon first consideration, promotional products may seem like an unnecessary expense, but the relatively small cost upfront will do a lot of leg work for you in the long run. ...

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Tips for Planning a Successful Tradeshow

Sep 13, 2018

By: Shannon Mayerl, President of Top Promotions   For years our industry hosted a traveling tradeshow through the Mid-west in the fall. Year after year, we noticed (and vendors confirmed) that ...

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The Importance of Policies & Procedures

Sep 13, 2018

By Shannon Mayerl, President of Top Promotions   Some people think “What could be more boring than developing policies and writing the related procedures/instructions”? Yet developi...

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6 Key Steps to Follow When Running a Meeting

Sep 13, 2018

By Shannon Mayerl, President of Top Promotions I have run thousands of meetings over the course of my career, frankly I wish there were fewer. My experience provided me an opportunity to mentor a per...

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How to Achieve an Employee Centered Culture

Sep 13, 2018

By Shannon Mayerl, President of Top Promotions   Company culture is a hot topic right now. In my experience, there is a substantial difference between saying you have a great employee culture a...

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Do you need a webstore?

Sep 13, 2018

By: Shannon Mayerl, President of Top Promotions   In our technological world, shouldn’t everyone have a webstore? Doesn’t every business need a way to get their branded product out ...

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8 Key Steps for Successful Management Training

Sep 13, 2018

By: Shannon Mayerl, President of Top Promotions   All too often an awesome employee is promoted to a management position and when they don’t do well, we wonder why did they fail at this w...

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5 Steps for Quality Control

Sep 13, 2018

By: Shannon Mayerl, President of Top Promotions   Mistakes happen.  Even with the best laid plans, we are human.  But there is hope!  With a well-defined process that is consiste...

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Adapting to Employees with Special Needs

Sep 13, 2018

By: Shannon Mayerl, President of Top Promotions   In 2012, the company I work for was sold. We became a wholly owned subsidiary of a much larger organization, an organization with a mission to ...

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The Best Promotional Products for Sports Fanatics

Sep 06, 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 we...

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Case Study: Plastics Make it Possible

Aug 30, 2018

Description: Oasis Recycled Bottle Pen Industry: Chemicals What it was purchased for: Trade Show Giveaways How it was distributed: A chemical company needed something to give away at a tradeshow. T...

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Case Study: Computer Repair At Your Fuzzy Fingertips

Aug 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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4 Ways to Improve Communication

Aug 16, 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 Promotional Products for Music Lovers

Jun 26

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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Drink It In: 6 Drinkware Products to Quench Your Thirst

Jun 19

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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Case Study: Attract New Customers

Jun 12

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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Know Your Shades: 4 Types of Iconic Sunglasses

Jun 05

“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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