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Let's Get Physical! 9 Promo Products for Personal Trainers, Gyms, and More

Oct 13

Physical fitness is an integral part of leading a healthy life, but it’s not always easy to accomplish on one’s own! That’s where personal trainers, gyms, and fitness classes come in...

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Case Study: I've Got You Covered

Oct 06

Description: Chenille Blanket Industry: Health Care / Pharmaceutical What it was purchased for: A local hospital needed blankets to hand out to children who were currently patients that they could t...

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Case Study: Improve Sales and Traffic

Sep 29

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

Sep 21

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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It's Party Thyme: 7 Products for Plant Lovers

Sep 14

In recent years, home gardening has gone from a small hobby to a full-blown trend. Houseplants aren’t just beautiful home décor- they’re actually good for your health! Owning indoor...

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Case Study: Let the Games Begin!

Sep 06

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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5 Environmentally-Friendly Promotional Products

Aug 30

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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Case Study: Roll Up in Style

Aug 23

Description: Roll-Up Blanket Industry: Corporate / Fortune 500 What it was purchased for: A reward to employees for good service. How it was distributed: These blankets were mailed to locations aro...

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Case Study: Info in a Flash

Aug 15

Item: 8GB Custom USB 2.0 Flash Drive Purpose: Provide information about the school and programs Audience: Students and prospective students A community college was looking for a unique way to di...

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Case Study: A Flavorful Promotion

Aug 08

A Flavorful Promotion Boosts This Credit Union’s Popularity Organization: Credit Union Product Featured: Lip Balm Goal of Promotion: Generate New Loans Description of Case History: Thi...

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Case Study: Go Green or Go Home

Aug 01

Item: goingreen™ Stapled Appointment Calendar Purpose: Promote awareness of recycling programs and provide recycling information to the community Audience: Residents of the company’s s...

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Case Study: I Was Framed!

Jul 24

Objective: The city was celebrating National Public Works Week with a community event. The event provided education for community members, as well as games for entertainment. Event planners wanted a...

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Case Study: College Fair Giveaway

Jul 17

Description: 4" Mini Plush Buddies Frog with Shirt Industry: Education What it was purchased for: A community college was looking for a giveaway item to have at their booth for the upcoming college ...

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Case Study: Where Has Your Pen Been?

Jul 10

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

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The Secrets to Attracting Ideal Customers

Jul 02

You put together the business plan, signed the lease, designed an informative website and…*crickets*. It can be pretty discouraging when you put in the effort, but you’re not attracting...

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Case Study: These Calendars Aren't Week

Jun 25

Objective: A local bank wanted a way to thank their new customers with a promotional gift item that would have a high-perceived value. Product: Beach Trifold Calendar Personalization: The bank inc...

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Know Your Shades: 4 Types of Iconic Sunglasses

Jun 18

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

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

Jun 11

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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How to Gain Inspiration in 5 Minutes

Jun 04

People demand a lot of creativity from professionals these days. We live in an era of media overload, where viral video marketing and colorful infographics have become accepted means to engage an audi...

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How to Reduce Stress on the Job

May 27

Here are some interesting stats for you. More than 157 million Americans are part of the U.S. workforce. Considering that number, did you know that workplace stress is responsible for up to $190 billi...

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5 Outside-the-Box Promotional Products for Your Next School Order

May 20

If you’ve ever placed an order for promotional products for a school, you have probably seen your fair share of t-shirts and baseball caps. And trust us, those are definitely important! Wearable...

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Case Study: A Race to Remember

May 13

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 in...

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6 Tips on Professionally Reaching New Heights in 2020

Apr 28

Can you believe 2020 is here? We can’t either! With the new decade beginning, it’s important to take baby steps that will eventually help you reach your professional goals this year. Wheth...

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5 Military Themed Promotional Products

Apr 21

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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Case Study: Shop 'til You Drop

Apr 14

A shopping mall was holding a late-winter promotion to increase traffic during typically slower months. Visitors to the complex received a "passport" to take to different stores within the mall for st...

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6 Rootin’ Tootin’ Country Western Products

Apr 07

Country Western isn’t just a type of music genre, it’s become an entire culture in the American West and around the world. Cowboy culture dates back to the 19th century when ranchers settl...

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Swing, Batter! The Best MLB Promotions

Mar 31

Looking beyond the peanuts and Cracker Jacks, there are some creative new promotions heading to major league baseball stadiums this season! The tradition of these MLB giveaways dates all the way back...

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Five Frugal Promotions for the Cost-Savvy Consumer

Mar 23

Did you know that promotional products are one of the most cost-effective ways to market your business or organization? Because people hang on to promotional products and use them in their everyday li...

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Case Study: Make a Spectacle

Mar 16

Description: Rubberized Sunglasses Industry: Broadcast Media / Telecommunication What it was purchased for: A vampire-based television show hosted blood drives at outdoor events. These were given ou...

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Case Study: Bake in Business

Mar 09

Description: Set of 4 Measuring Cups Industry: Hospitality / Tourism What it was purchased for: A casino in the Milwaukee area wanted to spice up a "normal giveaway" with a theme. They had come to t...

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5 Back to College Products for a Safe School Year

Mar 02

The 2020-2021 school year is almost here, which means staff is preparing for an influx of students on college campuses. Due to health concerns this year, colleges are doing everything to heighten safe...

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6 Mood-Boosting Promo Products to Beat the Winter Blues

Feb 23

Winter can be a hard season for lots of people. Between the colder weather, shorter daylight hours, and increased social isolation this year, many folks will feel the winter blues. Also known as Seaso...

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5 Quick Pick-Me-Ups You Can Send Your Employees at Home Right Now

Feb 15

Show your staff some much needed appreciation while they work from home with these inexpensive and mailable products. While many people are getting used to the “new normal” of working fro...

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Case Study: "Single Use" Pens for COVID-19

Feb 08

In response to the Coronavirus outbreak, a financial institution decided to provide single-use pens in all their locations and for drive thru banking. This idea was intended to help stop the spread ...

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Case Study: It's in the Bag

Feb 01

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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Case Study: Plastics Make it Possible

Jan 25

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: Don't Run from this Promo!

Jan 18

Description: Running Belt Fanny Pack Industry: Sports / Fitness What it was purchased for: A nationwide gym chain was looking for an item to give away with the purchase of yearly memberships. Th...

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Thoughts from a Millennial about Promotional Products Branding

Apr 18, 2019

Thoughts from a Millennial about Promotional Products Branding The promotional products you chose to target Millennial-aged employees and prospects are very different than the ones you have tra...

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3 Simple Ways to Boost Your Mood Right Now

Apr 08, 2019

3 Simple Ways to Boost Your Mood Right Now 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 some...

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Choosing the Right KOOZIE® Can Kooler

Apr 04, 2019

Posted by BIC Graphic Blog The KOOZIE® brand likes to have fun – just like you – and our can & bottle koolers help keep beverages chilled so the good times keep going. With our 40...

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5 Ways to Be Healthier in 2 Minutes or Less

Mar 25, 2019

5 Ways to Be Healthier in 2 Minutes or Less 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 lifest...

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Is the Golf Industry Really Under the Weather?

Mar 14, 2019

Posted by BIC Graphic Blog Just over a year ago we reported that the game of golf is not dead based on encouraging data from the National Golf Foundation’s participation report. Accordin...

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Actionable Steps To Build A Customer-Driven Business

Mar 13, 2019

Actionable Steps To Build A Customer-Driven Business Your customers have everything they need at their fingertips. They can shop how and when they choose, and easily compare you to your comp...

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