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Case Study: Snap a Pic!

4 hours ago

Objective: A large photography studio wanted a better welcome kit for their wedding clients than just a few loose flyers. Product: Mini Horizontal Pocket Folder Personalization: The photography stud...

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Case Study: I Was Framed!

Dec 02

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: The Techno Pup!

Nov 25

A software company creates attention at tradeshow events with custom plush animal mascot giveaways. This plush Leonberger Dog Mascot for the company as giveaways at trade shows and other marketing eve...

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Chinese New Years 2023

Nov 16

16 Nov Chinese New Years 2023 BKG Media and Promotions deals direct with factories in China to deliver unique promotional products. Each year the world’s largest holiday (C...

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Case Study: Safety First

Nov 15

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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7 Sources to Boost Your Creativity

Nov 10

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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5 Awesome Recreational Wearables

Nov 02

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: Fun in the Sun

Oct 26

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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Case Study: Lunchtime Appreciation

Oct 18

Description: ID Lunch Bag Industry: Health Care / Pharmaceutical What it was purchased for: A hospital wanted a unisex item to give out for Nurses Week. Since most of the nursing staff brought their...

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6 Promotional Products for Music Lovers

Oct 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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6 Morning Routine Products That Will Wake Anyone Up

Sep 26

Everyone has their very own personalized morning routine. It doesn't matter if you wake up 3 hours before work or 20 minutes before you have to rush out the door, with Pop-Tart in hand, we all have ou...

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Gift Ideas for 2022

Sep 20

Corporate gifting is rapidly changing. The need to become more approachable, relatable, and reachable is causing brands to look for ways to become more human. Start by finding the best cor...

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Case Study: A Getaway Promotion

Sep 19

A resort wanted to make sure guests felt safe as they reopened after COVID-19 stay-at-home orders were lifted. At check-in, they chose to provide each guest with a Fold-Up Cinch Corner Tote to keep ...

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4 Products to Help Save the Rainforests

Sep 12

Did you know that a new animal species is discovered in the Amazon Rainforest every two days? From pink dolphins to black caimans to jaguars and tiny frogs, the rainforest is home to some of the world...

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Case Study: A Comforting Friend

Sep 04

This ambulance service is very active in its local community. They use this plush Saint Bernard for children faced with the trauma of when an ambulance is needed. They consider their Saint Bernard plu...

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Case Study: Sometimes You Just Need to Vent

Aug 28

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 budg...

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6 Hot Sauces Sure to Blow Your Socks Off

Aug 20

Finding a new, good hot sauce nowadays is almost like when Indiana Jones triumphantly grabs the idol at the beginning of Raiders of the Lost Ark. It may have taken you traversing through the aisles of...

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How to Choose Uniforms the Whole Team Will Love

Aug 13

If you’ve been in the workforce for a couple of years, you’ve probably had to wear a company uniform at one point or another! Across all industries, trades, and professions, uniforms are c...

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Branding 101: What Makes a Brand Powerful

Aug 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: Create Your Own Reality

Jul 29

Description: Custom Cardboard Virtual Reality v2 Industry: Corporate / Fortune 500 What it was purchased for: A leave behind for Field Marketing Account Managers to help convert business from the co...

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12 Perfect Pediatric Products for Babies

Jul 22

Oh, babies! What a joy to welcome. Bringing a new baby into the world is so exciting (but also stressful and frequently sleepless). New parents know that there’s a lot to procure and prepare bef...

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Case Study: Beach Balls? Bingo!

Jul 15

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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Case Study: Brighten Their Day

Jul 07

A realtor wanted to give a thank-you gift to those who purchased a new home with them. They chose the LED Carbon Fiber Aluminum Flashlight. They printed their logo along with the tagline, "We will bri...

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6 Hot Products for the Grill Master

Jun 30

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&rsqu...

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6 Reasons You Need a Company Store

Jun 22

As more and more companies turn towards e-commerce, shopping online has never been easier or more enjoyable. Ordering branded products is no exception! Company stores give you a convenient and complet...

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July! Woohoo!!!

Jun 16

July! Woohoo!!! Just thinking about July makes me want to dance around in a sprinkler. And it is just around the corner! It’s that perfect time of year where the days are hot enough to enjoy a...

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

Jun 15

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: Employee Appreciation Gift

Jun 08

A company with many sales representatives needed an item for its top sales performers. Since their sales staff has both men and women, they needed an item that could be used by either gender. They cho...

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National Donut Day

Jun 03

Happy National Donut Day, readers! Most of the big national chains are offering freebies, BOGO deals or some kind of discount in honor of the occasion, and we've rounded up many of those deals here. ...

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5 Products That will Send you Over the Moon and out of This World

May 31

For the first time since Neil and Buzz took those first steps on July 16th, 1969, there hasn't been a more exciting time for space exploration than right now. Just recently, we landed another rover on...

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Case Study: Keeping Colds at Bay, One Spritz at a Time

May 24

Keeping Colds at Bay, One Spritz at a Time Organization High School Product Featured Spray Hand Sanitizer Goal of Promotion To promote good health for the winter season Description of Case H...

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8 Paw-some Promotional Products for Dogs and Dog Lovers

May 16

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. Collapsi...

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Top 8 Promotional Products for Real Estate Professionals

May 09

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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6 Awarding Rewards for Your Employees

May 01

Since the beginning of the corporate award dinners, the same type of glass award has been presented at each one, whether it is a banquet, end-of-year party, or even just a company-wide meeting. While ...

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10 Promo Products for Auto-Lovers

Apr 24

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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Case Study: Let Them Eat Cake!

Apr 16

Objective A bakery owner had built solid connections with other service providers within their local event industry. But they were looking to grow their business within the wedding market. Produc...

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Your Graphic & Web Design Cheat Sheet

Apr 09

The world of graphic and web design is complicated and there is a lot of terminology out there to learn. To help you out, we’ve put together a cheat sheet with answers to some of the top graphic...

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Leading the Workplace: How to Develop Your Leadership Skills

Apr 02

Do you want to lead? Or, are you already in a management or supervisory role and want to be the best leader you can be? Then we’ve got good news for you. No matter what your current position is ...

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5 Easy Ways to Achieve a Positive Outlook

Mar 26

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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12 Coolest Squeeze Products to Relieve Your Stress

Mar 18

Admit it, when you get a goodie bag full of promotional products, or you see a booth at a trade show - you immediately gravitate towards the stress relievers. Stress relievers have evolved well beyond...

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Case Study: Getting Bent out of Shape for More Business

Mar 11

Product: Gel Stress Toy Client: Health Food Store What it was purchased for: As a gift to reward customers for spending over a certain amount. Why it worked: The gel stress toy which, unlike the fo...

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Most Popular Products BKG Media and Promotions: February 2022

Mar 09

Most Popular Products BKG Media and Promotions: February 2022 February may be the shortest month (and coldest, depending on where you live — here in Maryland, it was cold!), but that cert...

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Case Study: Keep Warm Buddy Set

Mar 04

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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March! What a great month to celebrate!

Feb 25

March! What a great month to celebrate! When you kick off a month with a parade for the start of Mardi Gras and Fat Tuesday (Mar. 1st), you know it’s going to be a good time! With days like N...

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Case Study:

Feb 24

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: Recycle, Reuse, Read a Book!

Feb 17

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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The History of Promotional Products

Feb 10

If you've ever been to a music festival or convention and walked away with a bag full of freebies, then you know that promotional products work! But did you know that those quirky logoed products have...

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You Need More Cowbell

Feb 03

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 c...

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25 Insane Facts About Promotional Products

Jan 27

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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9 Useful Apps for Sales & Marketing Professionals

Jan 19

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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Best Practices for Trade Show Follow-Up

Jan 14

Top-Shelf Tip No. 10: “The business of business is relationships; the business of life is human connection.” Robin S. Sharma Best Practices for Trade Show Follow-Up ...

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6 Purr-fect Promo Products for Cat Lovers

Jan 12

Everyone knows that dogs are man’s best friend, but did you know that cats have been living alongside humans as companions since at least 7500 BC? In 2017, cats were one of the most popular pets...

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Six Musts for Trade Show Success

Jan 10

Top-Shelf Tip No. 7: “Success is where preparation and opportunity meet.” Bobby Unser Six Musts for Trade Show Success Atte...

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Case Study: Spec-Tacular Promotions

Jan 05

Description: CUSTOM Classic Sunglasses Industry: Food & Beverage What it was purchased for: The end-user wanted to give something away at this year’s Spring Break in Jamaica for an MTV event...

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New Year - New Prices

Jan 01

As we reach the conclusion of 2021 and look forward to the start of a new year, we would like to take a moment to share a broad update on pricing which will take effect in early January. As the pa...

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New Year - New You

Jan 01

There is no better time than the New Year to create a new approach to getting yourself healthy. A New Year’s solution—instead of a resolution–means creating long-term success, by tak...

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Know Your Shades: 4 Types of Iconic Sunglasses

Dec 28, 2021

“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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Case Study: Zip It Up

Dec 21, 2021

Description: Sports Pack with Front Zipper Industry: Broadcast Media/Telecommunication What it was purchased for: A cellular provider needed giveaways for an event at a major university. How it was ...

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Using Customer Profiles to Find the Perfect Promo Products

Dec 14, 2021

When business owners are asked about the customers they serve, many times, their response is: “Well, we serve everyone…” If a company served everyone, it would be impossible to bui...

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Case Study: Keeping it All Together

Dec 07, 2021

Objective: An insurance company wanted to send new customers home with a special gift and a way to keep their new insurance policy documentation organized. Product: Insurance Document Pouch & Full ...

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4 Awesome Mindfulness Apps to Help You Be Your Best Self

Nov 29, 2021

Mindfulness. That's been a big buzzword recently. It means being mindful to take care of yourself, both physically and mentally – especially mentally. Recently, and especially with the re...

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Oct 10

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Case Study: Charity Fundraiser

Oct 03

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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Most Popular Products BKG Media and Promotions: February 2022

Mar 10

Most Popular Products BKG Media and Promotions: February 2022 February may be the shortest month (and coldest, depending on where you live — here in Maryland, it was cold!), but that cert...

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Most Popular Products BKG Media and Promotions: February 2022

Mar 09

Most Popular Products BKG Media and Promotions: February 2022 February may be the shortest month (and coldest, depending on where you live — here in Maryland, it was cold!), but that cert...

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Six Musts for Trade Show Success

Jan 11

Top-Shelf Tip No. 7: “Success is where preparation and opportunity meet.” Bobby Unser Six Musts for Trade Show Success Atte...

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Price Increases Ahead

Jan 03

As we reach the conclusion of 2021 and look forward to the start of a new year, we would like to take a moment to share a broad update on pricing which will take effect in early Ja...

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New Year - New You

Jan 01

There is no better time than the New Year to create a new approach to getting yourself healthy. A New Year’s solution—instead of a resolution–means creating long-term success, by tak...

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New Year - New You

Jan 01

There is no better time than the New Year to create a new approach to getting yourself healthy. A New Year’s solution—instead of a resolution–means creating long-term success, by tak...

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New Year - New You

Jan 01

There is no better time than the New Year to create a new approach to getting yourself healthy. A New Year’s solution—instead of a resolution–means creating long-term success, by tak...

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New Year - New You

Jan 01

There is no better time than the New Year to create a new approach to getting yourself healthy. A New Year’s solution—instead of a resolution–means creating long-term success, by tak...

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New Year - New You

Jan 01

There is no better time than the New Year to create a new approach to getting yourself healthy. A New Year’s solution—instead of a resolution–means creating long-term success, by tak...

Continue Reading

Price Increases Ahead

Jan 01

As we reach the conclusion of 2021 and look forward to the start of a new year, we would like to take a moment to share a broad update on pricing which will take effect in early Ja...

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Price Increases Ahead

Jan 01

As we reach the conclusion of 2021 and look forward to the start of a new year, we would like to take a moment to share a broad update on pricing which will take effect in early Ja...

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Price Increases Ahead

Jan 01

As we reach the conclusion of 2021 and look forward to the start of a new year, we would like to take a moment to share a broad update on pricing which will take effect in early Ja...

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Price Increase Ahead

Jan 01

As we reach the conclusion of 2021 and look forward to the start of a new year, we would like to take a moment to share a broad update on pricing which will take effect in early January. As the pand...

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Happy Birthday To Us

Nov 11, 2021

Eight years ago I made a strange "deal" of sorts with God after discussing it with my wife. I was working for another company, fed up and not feeling like I was being paid what I was worth, or even p...

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Eight Ways To Improve Accountability On Your Team

Nov 03, 2021

Eight Ways To Improve Accountability On Your Team When you lead a team of people, you’re accountable not only for yourself but also for creating a culture of accountabil...

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Six Things To Stop Stressing About During Presentations

Oct 26, 2021

Top-Shelf Tip No. 210: “A great presentation gives smart ideas an advantage.” Nancy Duarte Six Things To Stop Stressing About During Presentations If y...

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Three Key Components of a Perfect Elevator Pitch

Oct 20, 2021

The Three Key Components Of A Perfect Elevator Pitch Let’s say you meet some new people at a trade show or networking event. How do you introduce yourself? Do you make a vague statement about y...

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Four Ways Leaders Can Create Equality In The Workplace

Oct 14, 2021

Four Ways Leaders Can Create Equality In The Workplace At your company, is everyone treated equally, or do leaders tend to get special treatment? And if you manage a team, do y...

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Cotton prices just hit a 10-year high. Here’s what that means for retailers and consumers

Oct 11, 2021

KEY POINTS Cotton prices surged to a 10-year high on Friday, reaching $1.16 per pound and touching levels not seen since July 7, 2011. “In 2011, we needed a prayer meeting,” Levi...

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The Supply Chain Sucks

Oct 01, 2021

October 1, 2021 Dear Trusted Clients, As we head into the holiday season, we know that securing product for you...

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Five Simple Things To Do When Your Business Feels Chaotic

Sep 17, 2021

Five Simple Things To Do When Your Business Feels Chaotic ​ Business owners are often prone to burnout. Their to-do list seemingly never ends, and they feel like they need to be everywhere and...

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Six Times You Should Pause In Sales

Sep 13, 2021

Six Times You Should Pause In Sales Pauses are powerful in sales. It may feel awkward when a conversational lull hits, but these pauses can be incredibly helpful. When you wait a few seconds to speak...

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Three Questions To Help Remote Teams Work Better Together

Mar 02, 2021

Top-Shelf Tip No. 41: “Great things in business are never done by one person. They are done by a team of people.” Steve Jobs Three Questions To Help Remote Teams Work Better Toget...

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Five Ways To Apply Chess Principles To Hiring

Feb 22, 2021

Top-Shelf Tip No. 33: “All life is problem-solving.” Karl Popper Five Ways To Apply Chess Principles To Hiring Chess, one of the world’s oldest and most popular games, is having...

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Six Ways To Infuse More Value Into Your Virtual Sales Meetings

Feb 17, 2021

Top-Shelf Tip No. 32: “Creativity takes courage.” Henri Matisse Six Ways To Infuse More Value Into Your Virtual Sales Meetings Meeting with clients virtually p...

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How To Work With Five Difficult Types Of People

Feb 12, 2021

Top-Shelf Tip No. 26: “Be the attitude you want to be around.” Tim DeTellis How To Work With Five Difficult Types Of People Difficult people exist in every workplace and can ...

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“Happy Valentine’s Day Gift…A Love Story”

Feb 10, 2021

“Happy Valentine’s Day Gift…A Love Story” Source Unknown While browsing through a secondhand bookstore, John Blanchard, a college student in Florida, bought a book ...

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Smart Strategies For Managing Your Screen Time

Feb 09, 2021

Top-Shelf Tip No. 27: “To do two things at once is to do neither.” Publius Syrus Smart Strategies For Managing Your Screen Time Does it feel like you are constan...

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How To Strengthen Sales Relationships In A Digital World

Feb 08, 2021

Top-Shelf Tip No. 25: “Succeeding in business is all about making connections.” Richard Branson How To Strengthen Sales Relationships In A Digital World Building relationships is cruc...

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What To Do When Employees Lose Their Motivation

Feb 05, 2021

Top-Shelf Tip No. 24: “Success is not final. Failure is not fatal. It is the courage to continue that counts.” Winston Churchill What To Do When Employees Lose Their Motivation Mot...

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Five Best Practices For Your Talent Management Strategy

Feb 03, 2021

Top-Shelf Tip No. 22: “If you think it’s expensive to hire a professional, wait until you hire an amateur.” Red Adair Five Best Practices For Your Talent Management Strategy For...

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How To Get More Out Of Your Huddle Meetings

Jan 28, 2021

Top-Shelf Tip No. 16: “We cannot accomplish all that we need to do without working together.” Bill Richardson How To Get More Out Of Your Huddle Meetings Huddle meetings, sometimes ca...

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How to Write Action-Driven Copy

Jan 22, 2021

How to Write Action-Driven Copy ACTION, ACTION, WE WANT ACTION! Where email once was the new, high-speed method of reaching customers, it increasingly takes a backseat to here today, gone tomorro...

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Strategies for Success During Hard Times: Forget About Yourself, Focus on Others

May 06, 2020

Strategies for Success During Hard Times: Forget About Yourself, Focus on Others 05/05/2020 14:48 ...

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The Real Story Behind Valentine’s Day

Feb 14, 2020

This Valentine’s Day you will probably either send or receive a valentine from someone. More than a billion are expected to be given away in the United States alone. But just like many of our ho...

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What is Bleed and Why Does it Matter When Printing?

Feb 07, 2020

What is Bleed and Why Does it Matter When Printing? Bleed in printing What is bleed? In printing, bleed is needed to make proper cuts and provide a good final product. So, what is bleed? Bleed is ...

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Five Ways To Better Retain Customers In 2020

Jan 06, 2020

How do you plan to hold on to your clients this year? What are you doing to ensure they're motivated to continue buying from you? Most clients have abundant options, making it all the more important t...

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Sales: Keep It Classic

Jan 03, 2020

As I sat in my car a couple of weeks ago, woefully stuck in traffic, I began to reminisce. I was thinking with a new Decade here now how different things were done no so long ago. I thought about how...

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HOW TO: Get the most out of your tradeshow experience

Dec 30, 2019

How to Make the Most of Your Tradeshow Experience Attending a tradeshow is an investment of money, as well as time. Here are some practical tips you can use, and...

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Top Promo Trends of the 2010s

Dec 27, 2019

A countdown of the biggest trends to hit the promotional products industry over the last decade. As the decade draws to a close, it’s worth taking a moment to reflect on some of the biggest tre...

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5 Great Promo Ideas for the New Year

Dec 13, 2019

As P.T. Barnum once said, “Without promotion, something terrible happens… nothing!” As advertising specialists, marketing consultants, and promotional product distributors,...

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5 Stories You Might Have Missed Over Thanksgiving

Dec 03, 2019

We hope everyone had a relaxing Thanksgiving, with minimal travel headaches, plenty of time spent with friends and family, and even more time sleeping off unholy amounts of turkey and stuffing. We al...

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6 Ways Corporate Gifting Can Fetch Your Business More Than What You Expect

Nov 22, 2019

Does corporate gifting seem like extra work to you? Believe us, it is not. If it is a happy day for your organization, be it an achievement or just another celebration, letting your partners and empl...

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Quit Trying to Be Everything to Everyone

Nov 21, 2019

Quit Trying to Be Everything to Everyone Know what you like to sell and get really, really good at that category. Reposted from: 11/21/2019 | Paul Kiewiet, Pursuit of Purpose Ever think about how mu...

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5 Print Products That Small Businesses Love (And Need)

Nov 05, 2019

5 Print Products That Small Businesses Love (And Need) For many companies who are just starting out and looking to grow, selling print to small businesses can help boost sales and increase profits....

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Why Campaign Consultants Use Promo Pens in Every Election

Oct 31, 2019

Why Campaign Consultants Use Promo Pens in Every Election Posted on October 25, 2019, by goldstarpens Candidates vying to secure a seat have one thing in common: they’re campaigning...

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8 Creative Ways to Use Banners (Be Inspired!)

Oct 30, 2019

8 Creative Ways to Use Banners (Be Inspired!) Custom printed banners are great for communicating your message in a big way. You can often find them hung on walls, suspended from poles, or displayed...

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Eco-Friendly Gifts For Tight Budgets

Oct 29, 2019

Eco-Friendly Gifts For Tight Budgets Our customers have been loud and clear – interest in eco-friendly products has never been greater. As a result, these products have become seriously popu...

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5 Essentials for any Successful Trade Show Exhibit

Oct 25, 2019

5 ESSENTIALS FOR ANY SUCCESSFUL TRADE SHOW EXHIBIT Have you ever wondered if your trade show exhibit has all the right stuff? Whether you’re kicking off the design process for a brand new exh...

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How to Clean you Banner

Oct 24, 2019

How To Clean Your Banner While cleaning vinyl banners aren't difficult, it’s important to use the right cleaning products to help protect your print. To help y...

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How to introduce yourself so you’ll be unforgettable (in a good way!)

Oct 21, 2019

How to introduce yourself so you’ll be unforgettable (in a good way!) Alex Gilbeaux If you can move beyond the boring basics when you’re asked “What do you do?”, you&r...

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5 Creative Uses for Announcements

Oct 16, 2019

5 Creative Uses for Announcements Whether you use them for “thank you” notes or holiday greetings, you are probably familiar with their announcement options. However, the announcement can...

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BKG Media: Magic Car Ice Scrapers | Scrape-a-Round

Oct 09, 2019

Give the Promotional Item of the year! Your clients and prospects all know that this is a $7.95 retail item, as seen on TV, Facebook and Instagram. Here is the Opportunity to Draw a crowd at your...

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Being your authentic self is the ultimate secret to happiness in life.

Oct 08, 2019

How Embarrassing Stories Can Boost Your Creativity Most people aren't exactly forthcoming with their embarrassing moments. However, research shows that sharing your cringe-worthy moments with collea...

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4 Easy Ways to Cure Cash Flow Problems Quickly

Oct 07, 2019

4 Easy Ways to Cure Cash Flow Problems Quickly Cash flow problems are bad enough in a good economy. But they can be the kiss of death in a bad economy. So, if the recession has you scrambling to c...

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BKG's Picks: What’s Trending In Tech

Oct 01, 2019

BKG's Picks: What’s Trending In Tech Oh, technology—how we love thee. Life without phones and other devices is unimaginable. If you’ve ever left home without your phone or los...

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4 Ways to Use Post-it Notes in the Holiday Season

Sep 26, 2019

4 Ways to Use Post-it® Notes in the Holiday Season The holiday season is fast approaching—do you have the print you need? Not only is the holiday season a great time to order your cust...

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4 Marketing Tips You Can’t Live Without

Sep 25, 2019

4 Marketing Tips You Can’t Live Without Posted on September 19, 2019 Whether your business is large or small, whether you rely on an active sales force or advertise so that customers will ...

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Customer Experience and Branding: The Relationship Goals of Marketing

Sep 19, 2019

Customer Experience and Branding: The Relationship Goals of Marketing Customer experience can make or break your company. How you and your employees treat customers directly refle...

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10 Colors That Increase Sales, and Why

Sep 18, 2019

10 Colors That Increase Sales, and Why 66 Marketers and graphic designers have long known that color plays a major role in the success of any marketing campaign. Specific colors tend to stir certain...

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5 Creative Uses for Trading Cards during the Holiday Season

Sep 17, 2019

5 Creative Uses for Trading Cards during the Holiday Season Whether you are gearing up for a big holiday season or preparing to simply get through that busy time and start strong in the New Year, con...

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The Mindset of First-Year Students – Class of 2022

Sep 16, 2019

“The Mindset of First-Year Students – Class of 2022” Each year the staff at Beloit College in Wisconsin puts together a list to try to give the faculty a sense of the mindset of ...

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6 Seemingly Small Reasons Some Businesses Fail

Sep 08, 2019

Sometimes when you see another business fail, why they got there seems obvious. Other times, it can seem like a mystery. In many of those failures, what seems like a small detail can mean big problems...

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25 Insane (But True) Facts About Promotional Products

Sep 08, 2019

25 Insane (But True) Facts About Promotional Products Eight in 10 consumers own between one and 10 promotional products. Fifty-three percent of these people use a promotional product at least on...

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The Worst Business Advice We've Ever Heard

Sep 07, 2019

Bad advice is everywhere. Have you ever had someone give you a recipe that simply didn't work? Or have you followed the instructions on a tutorial only to have it turn into a complete disaster? We get...

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Your Brand Is Your Business - Market It!

Aug 29, 2019

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

Aug 29, 2019

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 these pro...

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8 Creative Ways to Use Banners (Be Inspired!)

Nov 30, 1919

8 Creative Ways to Use Banners (Be Inspired!) Custom printed banners are great for communicating your message in a big way. You can often find them hung on walls, suspended from poles, or displayed...

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