Old School vs. New School Promo Products

2 days ago

It’s no secret – people love “vintage” products. Just look at the huge resurgence in vintage clothing that began in the early 2010’s and you’ll see what we’re...

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Case Study: You Can Count on Us

Aug 03

The marketing department for a regional credit union was considering a custom writing instrument from overseas as part of a re-branding campaign. However, supply chain disruptions due to Coronavirus...

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Earbuds and Speakers and Headphones - Oh My!

Jul 27

Music connects us as humans -- it transcends boundaries, cultures, race, and language! You can instantly connect with someone you may not have over the mutual love for a song or a band. Whether it's h...

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7 Brilliant Bamboo Promotional Products

Jul 19

You don't have to be a panda to love bamboo! This popular, eco-friendly renewable resource grows super-fast and is known to be one of the most adaptable materials on the planet. Bamboo is incredibly v...

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Case Study: Pillow Box

Jul 12

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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(What Is Your SEO Strategy? - Day 7 of 7) Putting It All Together And Formulating A Solid SEO Strategy For Your Site And Your Business

Jul 10

In previous blog posts, I’ve shared quite a bit of information with you about coming up with a solid SEO strategy that can boost your rankings and the traffic Google and the other search engines...

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Case Study: Bringing Back the Fanny Pack

Jul 05

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

Jun 27

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: Roll Up in Style

Jun 20

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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(What Is Your SEO Strategy? - Day 6 of 7) Let’s Talk About User Behavior And What It Has To Do With SEO Rankings

Jun 17

The best SEO campaign and high rankings won’t help you if you don’t consider user behavior and preferences. It starts with things as simple as what keywords and phrases you choose to ra...

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6 Budget-Friendly Products to Drive High-End Sales

Jun 13

Are you looking for a marketing campaign that is not only successful but budget-friendly? Good news! You don’t have to break the bank to find promotional products that get the job done and leave...

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5 Tips for Boosting Social Media Engagement

Jun 06

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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How a Chatbot Could Boost Traffic and Sales

May 31

If you’re looking for a way to bring your website into the 21st century, increase your sales potential, and improve customer satisfaction, then you should consider getting a chatbot. What is a ...

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Everything You Need to Know About Flash Drives

May 29

In today’s digital age, where everything is stored in the cloud, you may think that flash drives have gone the way of the floppy disc. But we’re here to tell you that these handy little ha...

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(What Is Your SEO Strategy? - Day 5 of 7) How The Small Guy Can Win - Relevancy Matters

May 25

Large websites (think Wikipedia) and those around for a long time often have a leg up in the competition for the top search result spots in your favorite search engines. That doesn't mean you don't...

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Why You Should Be Having More Fun at Work

May 22

In the past, the words “work” and “fun” were two very different concepts that could never be caught in the same sentence. The old school rationale taught us that if you are enj...

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5 Toys for the Kid at Heart

May 14

There's something special about receiving a toy that brings out the kid in all of us - whether you're 5 or 55! Adding a little childhood fun to your client's day will surely help them remember your na...

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Case Study: Promo'd to a Tee

May 07

As part of a newly developed corporate social responsibility initiative, an insurance company instituted an annual “give back” day where employee groups volunteered in their communities. T...

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Drink It In: 6 Drinkware Products to Quench Your Thirst

Apr 29

What better way to put your money where your mouth is than to add your logo to some stylish drinkware? We have six unique picks to inspire your next drinkware order! Moscow Mule Gift Set Cheers to...

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5 Phone Accessories to Help You Get a Grip

Apr 22

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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7 Retro Products That Will Turn Back Time

Apr 14

Do you ever have that moment when you look at something and you get an overwhelming surge of nostalgia? Everyone loves a good throwback, especially when it's a cool, vintage product. Below are seven r...

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(What Is Your SEO Strategy? - Day 4 of 7) Boost Your Authority And Make Sure Google And Your Users Take You Seriously

Apr 07

As soon as you learn about search engine optimization, you'll hear about site authority. Usually, right after you know about keywords. And for good reasons. It is one of the significant factors of how...

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Case Study: Insuring Happy Employees

Apr 07

Item: JAFFA® Round Zinc Coaster Purpose: End of year gifts for employees Audience: Insurance firm employees An insurance firm had a particularly prosperous year and wanted to give employees end...

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Case Study: Happy to Hang Around

Mar 30

Description: Standard Door Hangers Industry: Automotive What it was purchased for: A collision center wanted to increase the number of customer satisfaction survey responses and boost online appoint...

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5 Apps to Take the Grunt Work out of Spring Cleaning

Mar 23

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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(What Is Your SEO Strategy? - Day 3 of 7) Is Your Site Trustworthy? Simple Ways To Boost The Trust Factor That’s Becoming More And More Important For Ranking

Mar 20

If you did an audit of various websites, you'd quickly see that not every page that does on-page SEO well ranks well. They may have chosen keywords wisely and optimized their content for them. Yet ...

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Case Study: Create Your Own Reality

Mar 15

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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Case Study: Real Modern Recognition

Mar 08

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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4 Ways to Futureproof Your Website

Mar 01

AI-driven search and digital marketing is just around the corner. So are newer devices, such as folding phones, and faster-than-ever connections via 5G. As a webmaster or internet marketer, your work...

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Case Study: The Write Stuff

Feb 28

Description: Rumba Pen Industry: Automotive What it was purchased for: An automotive supplier wanted to make their name visible in automotive stores around the country. How it was distributed: Pens...

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Your Guide to Promotional Shirts

Feb 21

If you've ever run a 5k or attended a basketball game, chances are you've got a promotional shirt in your drawers somewhere. According to PPAI's 2019 Consumer Study, wearables are the #1 most popular ...

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4 Ways to Improve Communication

Feb 14

Have you ever had this conversation before? Them: "How are you?" You: "Yes." Or have you ever been in a meeting and realized you zoned out halfway through? Or how about when you’re at the mo...

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(What Is Your SEO Strategy? - Day 2 of 7) Keywords - A Glimpse Into What Your Target Audience Wants And Needs

Feb 11

Let’s talk about keywords. These are the words your target audience types into their favorite search engine (think Google), to look for more information on topics you can help them with. It&r...

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Leading the Workplace: How to Develop Your Leadership Skills

Feb 07

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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6 Ways to Get More Done Every Day

Jan 31

From the moment you get to work in the morning, you’re probably planning all the things you intend to get done. By the time you head home, you may wonder how the day got away from you! We’...

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6 Things You Need on Your Desk

Jan 23

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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Must-Have Promotional Products for the Real Estate Industry

Jan 16

Real estate promotional products are a memorable way to stay top of mind with your clients by promoting your brand, while also giving something back to your clients. Whether it’s part of a direc...

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(What Is Your SEO Strategy? - Day 1 of 7) Why You Need A Solid SEO Strategy And A Way To Measure Results

Jan 12

Trying to get traffic to your website without a solid plan is a bit like driving around with a vague destination in mind but no directions on how to get there. You may eventually make your way to w...

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Case Study: A Prom Ticket Keepsake

Jan 08

A Prom Ticket Keepsake Organization High School Product Featured Neoprene Bracelet Goal of Promotion Issuing prom tickets Des...

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The Power of Promo: Why People Love Freebies

Jan 01

Getting free items can feel like winning the lottery. Whether it’s a free sample at the grocery store or a free trial of your favorite streaming service, it is always exciting to get something f...

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8 Dental Products That Will Make You Smile

Dec 24, 2021

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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6 Products to Show Your Support for Breast Cancer Awareness

Dec 17, 2021

Suppose you're looking for a cause to support to make sure that your business is responsible and giving back to the community. In that case, breast cancer awareness is an excellent choice because it i...

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How to Manage the Workload of a Leader

Dec 10, 2021

We all have a superstar in the office. They’re the ones who get all their work done before the deadline, befriend everyone in the office, manage an entire team, and still make it to the gym ever...

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Trending Fall and Winter Apparel

Dec 03, 2021

Seasons are changing, and it’s time to pack away your tank tops and shorts and bring the sweaters, boots, and scarves out of storage. Wardrobes need a little refreshing to match the new colder w...

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Case Study: Practice Putting

Nov 26, 2021

2 Ball Pillow Pack – Titleist® TruFeel for Non-Profit Event When a non-profit had to cancel their annual fundraising dinner due to Coronavirus, a golf course donated their clubhouse patio a...

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

Nov 18, 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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6 Basic Tips for a Winning Website

Nov 17, 2021

Websites should offer a service, not just lip service. Make sure that your website actually offers something to a visitor. Here are five pointers that will help turn a passerby into someone who wil...

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Cook Up a Storm With These 5 Promotional Products

Nov 11, 2021

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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Game On: 10 Promo Product Games We Love!

Nov 04, 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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Top 5 Must-Do Tips for Better Email Campaigns

Oct 29, 2021

Email marketing is a complex process with many moving parts, it is not just a send and hope/pray it works. Despite the complicated nature of this marketing method, you can still have a successful mark...

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Case Study: Wine for the Win

Oct 28, 2021

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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16 Ways Color Affects Your Branding and Marketing

Oct 21, 2021

Substantial research shows why color matters in branding and how it plays an important role in how we experience marketing. These 16 facts give you a glimpse into how you can use color to your advanta...

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How to Protect Your Business From Hackers

Oct 14, 2021

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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Return of the Events: 6 Products for Concerts and More

Oct 07, 2021

Live music is back! Venues are opening their doors, and artists are announcing tour dates again. After more than a year of few to no events for most places, bands, club promoters, venue owners, and mo...

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10 Tweetable Quotes for Motivation

Sep 30, 2021

People love quotes. That’s probably why 30% of retweets on Twitter are quote-related. You can tap into that trend by posting engaging and entertaining quotes on your company’s account. How...

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5 Office Toys That Will Bring Your Brand Joy

Sep 23, 2021

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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Case Study: Success on Campus

Sep 16, 2021

A large university needed a useful tool to promote its school app to students and faculty because it wanted to use the app to communicate important college news and upcoming events. Since most student...

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Case Study: Go Green or Go Home

Sep 08, 2021

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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6 Ways That Online Marketing Can Grow Your Business

Sep 04, 2021

Advertising and marketing your business can be an expensive process, which is why many business owners rely on word of mouth to promote their businesses. While this can be effective, it will take a wh...

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Case Study: Resort Incentive Yields Oceans of Opportunity

Sep 01, 2021

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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8 Elegant & Engravable Promotional Products

Aug 25, 2021

The promotional products industry has become so successful for one reason: people like free stuff. It’s true! So, how do you know which of the millions of products you want to be associated with...

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Why Your Website Needs an SSL Certificate

Aug 19, 2021

Have you ever noticed that some website URLs start with HTTP while others start with HTTPS? Maybe you’ve noticed a tiny lock icon in the top left corner of your browser? What exactly does it all...

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Case Study: Keep it Cooler

Aug 18, 2021

Description: Dual Compartment Cooler Bag Industry: Corporate / Fortune 500 What it was purchased for: An annual company picnic for employees and their families. Each year they give their e...

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

Aug 10, 2021

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: Spec-Tacular Promotions

Aug 03, 2021

Description: CUSTOM Malibu 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 even...

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Case Study: Attract New Customers

Jul 27, 2021

As part of their new corporate wellness program, the company wanted to stress the importance of healthy nutrition to its employees. Along with literature, discount memberships at a local health club a...

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Case Study: Fun in the Sun

Jul 19, 2021

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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From Zero to Wow: 6 Uniforms That Every Employee Will Love

Jul 12, 2021

Have you ever worked at a 9 to 5 job where there is a mandatory uniform? But... this required uniform is old, frumpy, and 100 percent unflattering? We've been there too! There are benefits of uniform...

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Case Study: I've Got You Covered

Jul 04, 2021

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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How to Avoid Becoming A Workaholic

Jun 28, 2021

We live in a country that seems to celebrate a workaholic lifestyle. Think about how many people you've heard practically brag about staying up all night working or never taking a vacation day. The me...

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11 Promo Products for an Active Lifestyle

Jun 27, 2021

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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Case Study: Improve Sales and Traffic

Jun 20, 2021

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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Just Named Top 30 Michigan Digital Agencies

Jun 15, 2021

Mason, Michigan — June 15, 2021 — Needham Solutions, LLC has been recognized as a Top 30 Michigan Top Digital Agencies in 2021 by DesignRush. DesignRush is a B2B marketplace that co...

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Branding 101: Let’s Talk Logos

Jun 13, 2021

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: A Hole in One Promotion

Jun 06, 2021

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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6 On-the-Go Products for Travelers

May 29, 2021

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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5 Pitch Perfect Products for Musically Talented Individuals

May 22, 2021

We all have talented musicians in our lives. Whether they can shred on an electric guitar or have tried out for the local singing competition, some people are born to make music. Here are 5 promo pro...

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Product Safety: What You Need to Know

May 15, 2021

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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6 Snap-Worthy Products for Every Photographer

May 08, 2021

Do you know what bokeh means? Aperture? That’s ok if you don’t, but many of your clients may know these terms if they are avid photographers! Whether they enjoy taking a flat lay shot of t...

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Case Study: Bake in Business

Apr 30, 2021

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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6 Online Marketing Tactics to Increase Your Sales

Apr 27, 2021

Even if you’re happy with the current number of sales you’re making, there are always ways to increase these figures. Online marketing is just one of these ways, and if done effectivel...

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Case Study: Lunchtime Appreciation

Apr 23, 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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Business Travel: How COVID-19 Changes Everything

Apr 16, 2021

“Business as usual.” The common phrase people use when everything resets and goes back to a normal routine. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the safety of employees as the number ...

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What Your Dog Wants You to Know About Using Social Media

Apr 10, 2021

Social media is a wonderful way to stay in touch with family and friends, but it can have its downside. Numerous studies suggest that overdoing it on Facebook or similar sites can make us unhappy. ...

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7 Promotional Products for Law Firms

Apr 09, 2021

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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7 Fitness Promotional Products to Help You Stay in Shape

Apr 01, 2021

Exercise is an important part of our overall wellness and many companies are using wellness initiatives to promote healthy choices like regular exercise. Whether your company is encouraging physical f...

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6 Products Perfect for Pampering Mom on Mother's Day

Mar 25, 2021

Add your branding to these products and pamper moms everywhere on Mother’s Day with these promo products essential for rest, relaxation and promoting your brand! 1. Wooden Reed Diffuser ...

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Using Customer Profiles to Find the Perfect Promo Products

Mar 18, 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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The History of Promotional Products

Mar 11, 2021

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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6 Promotional Signs to Let Customers Know You’re Open For Business

Mar 11, 2021

As restaurants, salons, retail stores, and more begin reopening the doors, many business owners are trying to think of bold ways to visually attract customers to their businesses. From curbside food p...

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5 Holiday Marketing Tips You Need This Year

Mar 12, 2021

The holidays are an exciting time for all: families gather together for the first time all year, holiday music and happy shoppers fill the stores, and your email, mailbox, and social media feeds are o...

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The Power of Perceived Value

Mar 11, 2021

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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9 Ways to Rank Your Website Without Backlinks

Nov 17, 2021

Despite what you may have seen online and from various experts in the field, it is certainly possible to rank your website without backlinks. The following techniques will focus more on on-page SE...

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