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10 Must-Have Tech Products and Accessories

3 days ago

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: Rock out on the Run

Apr 13

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: Computer Repair At Your Fuzzy Fingertips

Apr 06

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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6 Promotional Products to Fit Your Budget

Mar 30

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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The Best Promotional Products for Sports Fanatics

Mar 23

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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How to Work Smarter, Not Harder

Mar 16

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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Case Study: Charity Fundraiser

Mar 08

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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Case Study: Beach Balls? Bingo!

Mar 01

Description: Beach Ball Industry: Tourism What it was purchased for: The customer was looking for a low-cost, family-friendly summer giveaway item to promote their city's summer tourism program in t...

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

Feb 22

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: 3D is the Key

Feb 15

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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Case Study: Resort Incentive Yields Oceans of Opportunity

Feb 08

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

Jan 31

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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7 Sources to Boost Your Creativity

Jan 24

Feeling stumped? Uninspired? Fresh out of ideas? Thanks to the wonderful gift that is the World Wide Web, creative inspiration is just a few clicks away. These are some of our favorite sources to get ...

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Case Study: College Fair Giveaway

Jan 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: Improve Sales and Traffic

Jan 10

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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8 Dental Products That Will Make You Smile

Jan 03

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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5 Promotional Products That Will Have Your Clients Dreaming

Dec 27, 2018

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: A Picture is Worth...a Nice Donation

Dec 19, 2018

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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3 Things Every Busy Professional Needs

Dec 12, 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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Case Study: Recycle, Reuse, Read a Book!

Dec 05, 2018

Product: Non-Woven Shopper Tote Bag Industry: Bookstore What it was purchased for: A large college bookstore wanted to feature a reusable shopping bag for students. The goal was to get the students ...

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5 Ways to Boost Employee Morale

Nov 28, 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: Let’s Talk Logos

Nov 21, 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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Boost Branding

Nov 13, 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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'Tis the Season to Bring out Our Favorite Holiday Gift Ideas!

Nov 07, 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: Pillow Box

Nov 06, 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 Military Themed Promotional Products

Oct 30, 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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10 Promotional Products for Healthy Living

Oct 23, 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: Plastics Make it Possible

Oct 16, 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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You Need More Cowbell

Oct 09, 2018

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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25 Insane Facts About Promotional Products

Oct 01, 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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Top 8 Promotional Products for Real Estate Professionals

Sep 24, 2018

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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5 Office Toys That Will Bring Your Brand Joy

Sep 17, 2018

  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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Lunchtime Loot

Sep 17, 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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Contest

Feb 01, 2018

Universal Creative Concepts wants to reward creativity, resourcefulness & success with our 2018 Bragging Rights Contest! In today’s world of posts, tweets and snap chats, you know that prom...

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Success Story: Nintendo

Feb 23, 2018

Success stories are a great way to get inspiration and ideas for your company or organization. Customize the idea to fit your organization and leverage the experience and expertise of your Universal C...

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Bragging Rights Contest

Feb 13, 2018

Want to enter the 2018 Bragging Rights Contest but not sure how to start? Here is a simple outline to keep in mind when telling your story: The Situation: What was the event, campaign, contest or We...

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2017 Year in Review: Promotional Products Industry

Jan 15, 2018

Promotional Products Trends The Fidget Spinner Takeover   For everyone who works in the promotional products world, it was impossible to avoid all the fidget spinner headlines this year. Be ...

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