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Specialty Promotional Products Can Leave Lasting Impressions

I recently came across a study by the Advertising Specialty Institute that said Midwesterners own the most promotional products in the United States.  The chart showed products in each region representing the average number of promotional items owned by individuals ranging from eight to 11 products.  On the other hand, coming from my industry means… Read More


Printed Products Carry Strong Brand Messaging

Whether it’s a catalog introducing a new product line, a magazine to reach a specific audience or a marketing or direct mail piece, print is still a strong component of any marketing mix. There are many advantages to creating marketing campaigns that carry brand identity and positioning on all supporting materials. From branded promotional products… Read More


Increase Brand Awareness with Branded Merchandise

Marketing professionals are given many choices to increase brand awareness and responsiveness including print advertising, digital advertising, TV, radio, social media content and event sponsorships. Does branded merchandise work for fundraising? Consider the following: 76.2% of recipients of logoed giveaways recall the product, advertiser and message from items received within the past two year period. Of… Read More


Make a Lasting Impression with the Almighty Calendar

As a sales and marketing professional, you are always promoting your business. Whether through print advertising, promotional giveaways, digital media and more, you’re constantly trying to get your brand exposed to as many potential customers as possible. Well look no further than what is probably tacked up in your office or on your coworker’s cubicle… Read More

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The Power of Print Marketing Integration

Integrated marketing has come a long way thanks to technology solutions such as marketing automation. Marketing automation platforms allow marketers to quickly, easily and seamlessly send continuous marketing touches, both digital and physical, in a more intelligent manner. In theory, marketing automation makes life that much easier for those of us who are trying to… Read More