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Case Study: The Weather is Snow Joke

3 days ago

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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Case Study: Wave Hello to Promotions

Sep 29

Description: Custom Wave Cap Industry: Automotive What it was purchased for: The client was looking for a signature cap that would be unique, high-quality, and something that the recipient would...

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6 Promotional Products for Music Lovers

Sep 15

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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Graphic Design Terms Everyone Should Know

Sep 01

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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Branding 101: Let’s Talk Logos

Aug 17

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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Case Study: Inking Impressions

Aug 03

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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Branding 101: What Makes a Brand Powerful

Jul 20

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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8 Corporate Gifts for Your Employees

Jul 06

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 Promotional Products to Fit Your Budget

May 24

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

May 10

  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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Case Study: Celebrate Milestones

Apr 26

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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11 Promo Products for an Active Lifestyle

Apr 12

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 Apps to Take the Grunt Work out of Spring Cleaning

Mar 29

Spring is here and that means it’s time for spring cleaning. Now is when you should be purging all the junk that has accumulated over the winter, and organize your life so you can have a relaxin...

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Case Study: Wine for the Win

Mar 14

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

Feb 28

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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Top 10 Promotional Products for the Health and Wellness Industry

Feb 14

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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Top Trends in Marketing Products for 2019

Feb 06

Last week, the Undercover team traveled to Vegas to attend the nation’s largest marketing products expo - and we just fell in love with all that we found! Many of the trends in the promotional a...

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Case Study: Plastics Make it Possible

Jan 31

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: Fun in the Sun

Jan 17

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 Work Smarter, Not Harder

Jan 03

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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6 Things You Need on Your Desk

Dec 20, 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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Resort Incentive Yields Oceans of Opportunity

Dec 06, 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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10 Promotional Products for Healthy Living

Nov 21, 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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Case Study: Pillow Box

Nov 07, 2018

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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5 Awesome Recreational Wearables

Oct 24, 2018

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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Why do I need to supply camera-ready Vector art?

Oct 17, 2018

One of the biggest issues we have with prepping orders for print is the lack of proper artwork, usually due to a bad logo file. Whether it is for printed collateral, a promotional item ...

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Boost Branding

Sep 26, 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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Case Study: Computer Repair At Your Fuzzy Fingertips

Sep 12, 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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Improve Sales and Traffic

Aug 29, 2018

Case Study: 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 fulfil...

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The Best Promotional Products for Sports Fanatics

Aug 14, 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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Your Brand Is Your Business - Market It!

Jul 31, 2018

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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Charity Fundraiser

Jul 17, 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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3D is the Key

Jul 03, 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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How to Gain Inspiration in 5 Minutes

Jun 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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10 Must-Have Tech Products and Accessories

Jun 05, 2018

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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Case Study: Raise Your Glass!

Jun 05, 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 t...

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How to Protect Your Business From Hackers

Jun 22

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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Our Top 10 Favorite Eco-Friendly Products

Jun 07

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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