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Home Expo

January 08, 2013

Will your company participate in a Home Expo this winter/spring?  Here are a couple of ideas for you!

Our favorite new idea is the Universal Soda Lid!  It reseals soda pop lids, and even the smaller energy drink or smaller pop cans (does not work on beer cans).  Nice colors, good size imprint area, and inexpensive ... so you can pass them out to everyone!

The Twix-It keeps your snacks from falling out of the bag!   Carpenter Pencils are on sale through the end of March, and free set-up! 

The Amazing Shammy makes cleaning fun ... and we think everyone will flock to your booth, especially if you order it in orange!

Of course, here is a whole category of Seed Packets and Grow Kits!

Some Hot and Cool Ideas

January 03, 2013

The new year brings some hot and cool ideas, some new, and some brought back by popular demand!

If your company provides a "hot" service to households, our new Hot Pad might be just the thing!  The minimum is only 150 and the imprint area is huge! 

Another item for home shows this spring is our Sandwich Spreader Plus, on sale through March!  Perfect for spreading your message!

The new Frosted Unbreakable Flexible Cups are in the coolest colors and are 16 oz.  People will use these over and over again!

Looking for a new tumbler?  Here's one!  The Echo Tumbler is new for 2013 and the minimum is just 48!

The new year brings home shows, annual meetings, Valentine's Day, Mardi Gras, St. Patricks Day ... call us if you don't see what you are looking for on our website!  We will find it for you!






Can Hardly Wait

December 18, 2012

It is only two weeks until the new year, and we have been spending time updating our website with a lot of new items, or new colors, or showing what is on sale through the end of the first quarter of 2013!  We thought you'd like to see some of what is new here!

The Mini Glossy Latte Mug shown here is a 13 oz.. mug and on sale in a quantity of 144 or more through the end of March.  We like the colors, including the white and natural, and the dark mugs with the white insides!

Another new item for 2013 is the Grab Bag, a grocery tote, if you'd like, but who says you can't use it for other purposes?  It has a sturdy shoulder strap, but you can carry it by the die-cut handles.  It also has a cinch cord to keep contents from shifting, and has two side pockets for bottles.

Does your organization sponsor any trips or travel?  The Quest Duffel Bag is perfect for a weekend, and the minimum quantity is only 20!

We are working as fast as we can to bring new ideas to you ... but if you have one you don't see here, please give us a call!  We will find it for you!




Zip Ship

November 30, 2012

All of a sudden, it's December and you haven't yet ordered appreciation gifts for your best clients?  Here's one of several Zip Ship items which can be produced in a day!

The Sanford Portfolio is in rich, bonded leather which zips closed, and has in inside zippered pocket, card holders, and mesh ID holder, and a 30 page lined writing pad.  Your imprint is on the inside pocket.  Anyone would be glad to receive it ... just in time for the new year and trade show season!

Email your order and art to us by 1 PM EST one day, and it ships the next day.  No extra charge.

So many other things:   Basic Black Briefcase, Barrister Umbrella, Mesh Pocket Drawcord Bag, Studio Tote, Pro Am Golf Umbrella, Big Value Tote, Navigator Business Card File, and Poly Pro Totes.


More coffee?

October 25, 2012

Did you know that the average American drinks 3.1 cups of coffee a day?  Whether brewed at home and taken on the commute to work, or stopping at a neighboring coffee shop during the course of the day, coffee consumption is enjoyed daily by the majority of the adult population!

So, doesn't it make sense to have your company name on something associated with coffee?

We have approximately 18 coffee mugs on our website, and about a dozen travel mugs/tumblers, such as the Eldorado Tumbler, the Cup2Go in all its glorious colors, and the traditional Stainless Travel Mug.  These three ... and many more ... are on sale through the end of the year!

Our Car Coasters are awesome ... just the thing to catch whatever spills you make setting your coffee cup into the beverage holder of your car.  Or, give every coffee lover you know a Coffee Cup Insulator to walk that paper cup down the street!

Give your company exposure first thing in the morning ... and well into the afternoon!




I Could Put this Topic on My Calendar

October 09, 2012

Every year, about this time, there is the final push for calendars. We are already passing our planners out, and our keyboard calendars (a misnomer since there can be applied to the edge of the desk, for example) are on the way to us in a few days. 

Paper planners, wall calendars, magnetic calendars, stick-on calendars ... all are  relevant even in this age of smartphones.  Most people, of any age, who carry smartphones and tablets, still have a traditional calendar in their purse, briefcase, or home, and there are three wall calendars per household in the U.S. 

It is much easier to enter and access information from a paper planner than it is  an electronic device, and when planning personal dates, glancing at a one-month or three-month calendar on the wall is the way to go!

Please see our Calendar section ... there is something for everyone, and if you don't see it here, please ask.

Paper planners and other traditional styles are not going anywhere and will be around for years to come ... the only change is the increased number of styles and options! 

Jumping Jack Flash

August 06, 2012

We are receiving a lot of orders and inquiries about flash drives and here are two of our most popular:  the Q101A Jaguar and the Q101B Swivel.  But this isn't all we have!  There are many styles and capacities and pricing begins at 50 minimum, including your imprint in full-color.

Let us know what you are looking for!  Prices change every Monday, and there is a special price on one or two of them each week!

A New Favorite

July 23, 2012

Here's a new item which I use almost everyday, and have found an additional use for it too!  This bag is called a "Lunch" Pak, and I do pack my lunch in it with a stainless bottle of iced tea in the outside pocket on the days I walk to work. 

On my way home from work on Fridays, I stop at a local market for fish for the grill, a lemon, a vegetable, and a bottle of wine, and I ask for a bag of ice "since I'm walking" (and they are happy to oblige).  It all fits nicely, with the bottle of wine in the pocket opposite my empy bottle of iced tea.  It's the perfect size for walking since the bag doesn't drag on the ground ... and it's the perfect size for dinner for two.

I am thinking of renaming it "The Dinner for Two" Insulated Tote!