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Case Study: A Comforting Friend

Jan 31

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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5 Phone Accessories to Help You Get a Grip

Dec 30, 2023

It’s pretty safe to say that cell phones are a ubiquitous part of everyday life. In any room with more than a few people in it, you’re likely to find a few phone screens lighting up in som...

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Case Study: Bringing Back the Fanny Pack

Nov 30, 2023

Market: Entertainment Product Use: Gift With Purchase Promotion: A major theme park chose the Safeguard Security Waist Belt as a gift with purchase for customers who bought season passes. The wais...

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Your Brand Is Your Business - Market It!

Oct 31, 2023

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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Case Study: Bake in Business

Sep 30, 2023

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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Case Study: Improve Sales and Traffic

Aug 30, 2023

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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The Power of Perceived Value

Jul 30, 2023

In marketing terminology, perceived value is what consumers think a product is worth to them. Outside factors like personal memories or associations, celebrity endorsements, resemblance to a higher co...

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6 Products for the Aspiring Home Chef

Jun 29, 2023

Thanks to innovations like grocery delivery and ready-to-cook meal kits, people are cooking more at home. From the humble peanut butter and jelly sandwich to gourmet dishes and fancy cakes, it takes t...

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6 Things You Need on Your Desk

May 29, 2023

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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Case Study: Good Deeds for Kids in Need

Apr 29, 2023

Item: Landscape Mesh Tote Purpose: Fundraising Gala gift bag Audience: Kids in Need Foundation supporters The Kids in Need Foundation Gala is one of the organization’s largest fundraising ...

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6 Paw-some Promos for Pets and Vets

Mar 28, 2023

For vets, groomers, doggie daycares, and more, pet care is more than a hobby – it’s a lifestyle. While puppies don’t have any purchasing power, promoting your pet-centric business...

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Case Study: Real Modern Recognition

Feb 28, 2023

Market: Finance Product Use: Employee Recognition Promotion: A wealth management firm selected the Samsonite Executive Computer Backpack as an employee recognition gift. At the company’s yea...

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Big-Top Promo Products!

Jan 30, 2023

Come one, come all to the best party in town, the circus! Step on up to find neat promo products that are sure to wow a crowd! Toy Elephant At a Big-Top Circus, you are sure to see some amazing...

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Craft the Perfect Trade Show Swag Bag

Dec 29, 2022

Virtual tradeshows are definitely here to stay, and that isn't a bad thing! Not only are virtual tradeshows a lot more cost-effective for the organization hosting them, but they're also cheaper for th...

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The Best Apps For Organization

Nov 29, 2022

For many of us, keeping organized and productive seems to be the goal that haunts us throughout the year – especially in an increasingly digital age where social media, a million calendar remind...

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25 Insane Facts About Promotional Products

Oct 29, 2022

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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Case Study: Fun in the Sun

Sep 29, 2022

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: Shop 'til You Drop

Aug 28, 2022

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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Case Study: A Hole in One Promotion

Jul 28, 2022

Product: Jumbo Cooler Bag Industry: Agriculture What it was purchased for: These bags were given out to participants in a company golf tournament. How it was distributed: All participants received ...

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Lead a Healthier Lifestyle With These 6 Promotional Products

Jun 28, 2022

Eating healthy. Weight management. Working out five times a week. There are many health-related resolutions we set at the beginning of a new year. But, do we follow through with them? Many times, the ...

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Product Safety: What You Need to Know

May 27, 2022

No matter what they’re purchasing, no one wants their products to be unsafe – it’s a no-brainer! In the United States, there are several different product safety regulations that pro...

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Case Study: Keeping it All Together

Apr 27, 2022

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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Case Study: Yes, We Can!

Mar 27, 2022

Description: Kan-Tastic Industry: Food & Beverage What it was purchased for: Fast-food chain giveaway for college football night. How it was distributed: The vendor handed the Kan-Tastic out at t...

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7 Promotional Products for Law Firms

Feb 26, 2022

If you're in the law business, you know that brand recognition is everything. In fact, repeat clients and referrals are some of the top avenues through which law firms gain business. If you're looking...

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How to Juggle Work and Life Balance Like a Boss

Jan 26, 2022

Sometimes life gets hard. You don’t have to work a night shift from Monday to Sunday to agree with that statement. Even the most effortless of jobs, those we believe to have truly mastered, can...

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5 Promo Products for the Stay-at-Home Worker

Dec 26, 2021

Working from home has become the norm these days. It’s also becoming increasingly difficult to separate our professional lives from our personal lives. From trying to make deadlines, cooking din...

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The Fidget Phenomenon

Nov 26, 2021

You might remember the fidget spinner craze of 2017: seemingly overnight, the world became obsessed with those little plastic spinners. The spinning toys flew off the shelves across the country and in...

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Case Study: Too Hot to Jot

Oct 25, 2021

Objective: Department managers wanted their new employees to have an easy way to take notes during the onboarding process. They wanted to incorporate company branding to keep their image consistent....

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Case Study: Snack Pack It!

Sep 25, 2021

Vertical Market: Hospitality Product Use: Gift with Enrollment Promotion: An ocean excursion company chose the Igloo® Marine Backpack Cooler as a gift with enrollment for customers participating...

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6 Calming Products for Skincare Lovers

Aug 24, 2021

The hottest beauty trend of the late 2010s among millennials and Gen Zers was the dewy, bare-faced, minimal makeup look. This “Glossier girl” revolution led to a resurgence in skincare as ...

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Case Study: Thank You for Spooning

Jul 24, 2021

Description: 10 Oz. Aztec Spooner Mug Industry: Advertising / Marketing / Publishing What it was purchased for: A major coupon distributor was looking for a thank you to give out to advertisers. ...

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Case Study: Lunchtime Appreciation

Jun 24, 2021

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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10 Promo Products for Auto-Lovers

May 24, 2021

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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Your Customers Won't Want to Remove These Promotional Products From Their Desks

Apr 23, 2021

At the end of the day, promotional products are really all about getting brands out in front of people to grow awareness and ultimately, increase sales! If you want to get strategic, there are a coupl...

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Case Study: Life of the Mardi

Mar 23, 2021

Market: Hospitality Objective: With their event scheduled close to Mardi Gras, event planners wanted to provide a themed goodie package for attendees with giveaways from event sponsors. They wanted...

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Case Study: Fewer Tricks and More Treats: Halloween Safety Lanyard

Feb 23, 2021

Fewer Tricks and More Treats: Halloween Safety Lanyard Organization Insurance Company Product Featured Reflective Lanyard Goal of Promotion Promoting safety on Halloween Description of Case H...

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Game On: 10 Promo Product Games We Love!

Jan 23, 2021

From traditional favorites to new and trendy games, you can put your brand at the center of the fun whether it is at a tailgate, a special party or event, or just around the office. Bean Bag Toss Ga...

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How to Put Together an Onboarding Kit

Dec 23, 2020

Employee engagement starts the second a new employee walks in the door, so it’s important for companies to make a good impression on their first day! The onboarding process shouldn’t just ...

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5 Tips for Boosting Social Media Engagement

Nov 23, 2020

Social media is used for different purposes. News outlets tweet out breaking news, fashion trends are posted on Instagram, and political ads are promoted through Facebook. Social media platforms are a...

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Case Study: An Icy Cool Promotion

Oct 22, 2020

Description: 16 Oz. Swiggy Stainless Steel Bottle Industry: Non-Profit What it was purchased for: The item was purchased for a youth camping trip. The bottles were meant to hold the water for a ...

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3 Simple Ways to Boost Your Mood Right Now

Sep 22, 2020

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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Case Study: It's in the Bag

Aug 22, 2020

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: Raise Your Glass!

Jul 21, 2020

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 ta...

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Imprint Everything: A Guide to Printing Methods

Jun 21, 2020

Once you’ve found the perfect promotional product for your business or organization, the next step is to emblazon it with your logo or message. Depending on the item, there may be multiple decor...

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A Lunch That Packs a Punch

May 21, 2020

Description: 3 Section Lunch Container Industry: Healthcare What it was purchased for: A hospital was looking for a unique lunch packet for nurses, doctors, and anyone else employed at any of the ho...

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Products and Tips to Boost Your Work From Home Productivity

Apr 21, 2020

With all the shelter in place and social distancing rules to help flatten the curve of COVID-19, more people are working remotely than ever before. It’s important to make sure your at-home workp...

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Case Study: Resort Incentive Yields Oceans of Opportunity

Mar 20, 2020

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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Case Study: A Spoon-taneous Promotion

Feb 20, 2020

Description: Spoon Mug Industry: Advertising What it was purchased for: A major coupon distributor was looking for a thank you to give out to advertisers. How it was distributed: The spoon mu...

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Case Study: Employee Appreciation Gift

Jan 20, 2020

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

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5 Ways to Be Healthier in 2 Minutes or Less

Dec 20, 2019

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 lifestyle, who has the time? While we may not always b...

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6 On-the-Go Products for Travelers

Nov 19, 2019

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 will rem...

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3 Things Every Busy Professional Needs

Oct 19, 2019

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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You Need More Cowbell

Sep 19, 2019

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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5 Office Toys That Will Bring Your Brand Joy

Aug 19, 2019

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 to st...

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Here Are Our Votes For The Best Political Promotional Product Staples

Jul 19, 2019

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: Save the Date, Save the Day

May 18, 2019

Description: Trifold Calendars Industry: Banking What it was purchased for: A local bank wanted a way to thank their new customers with a promotional gift item that would have a high perceived value...

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Cook Up a Storm With These 5 Promotional Products

Apr 18, 2019

There are hundreds of cooking gadgets that claim to make people’s lives easier but many of them end up collecting dust in the junk drawer. We’ve found the best and most useful kitchen prod...

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Case Study: A Gift to Build a Dream On

Mar 18, 2019

Description: Medium Pillow Box Industry: Healthcare Personalization The pillow box was modeled after designs used at a charity golf tournament benefitting the hospital. Because children at the h...

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9 Promotional Products for Tech Wizards

Feb 18, 2019

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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Case Study: 3D is the Key

Jan 18, 2019

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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Top 8 Promotional Products for Real Estate Professionals

Dec 17, 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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O Canada! 6 Promotional Products Made in Canada

Nov 17, 2018

From sea to sea, Canada is a large and beautiful country that produces a wide range of products. There are so many Canadian-made products to choose from, but we worked hard to narrow it down to a shor...

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4 Steps to #Winning Social Media

Oct 17, 2018

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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5 Military Themed Promotional Products

Sep 17, 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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5 Promotional Products for School That Are 2 Cool 2-B 4-Got-N

Aug 17, 2018

Each school year, millions of students hit the books, shoot some hoops, and work hard to bring home that golden 4.0 GPA. Sometimes, the best way to promote your brand is by supporting the students in ...

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How to Protect Your Business From Hackers

Jul 17, 2018

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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Case Study: Inking Impressions

Jun 17, 2018

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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How to Gain Inspiration in 5 Minutes

May 17, 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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9 Useful Apps for Sales & Marketing Professionals

Apr 16, 2018

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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10 Must-Have Tech Products and Accessories

Mar 28, 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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10 Promotional Products for Healthy Living

Feb 16, 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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20 RANDOM (AND TRUE) FACTS ABOUT PROMO PRODUCTS

Dec 09, 2017

Borrowed from an industry website…the fun facts below really do statistically reinforce the power of the promotional product and how it can impact and elevate both your brand and your customer ...

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TERVIS TUMBLER PARTNERSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT

Mar 14, 2017

The FCI Promos team is thrilled to share the news that we have recently been awarded Premier Status as an Official Authorized Tervis Distributor, based on our long-term partnership with this outstan...

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Case Study: Plastics Make it Possible

Jun 18, 2019

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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