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Get Your Summer Swag On!

Jun 09

If you are looking for some great summer promo products to give away, do we have a list for you! As events of all kinds are firing back up this summer, what a perfect time for promotional products! Al...

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Take a Stab at Promoting the Vaccine

May 07

Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson, and Moderna – oh my! More than a year since the COVID-19 pandemic took hold in the United States, the vaccine rollout is starting to really hit its stride. As of late ...

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Eye On Apparel: Warm-Weather Styles Are Back, But Better

Apr 07

Oh, sweetest summer! The return of the warmer months are upon us and the upcoming summer season promises many exciting events and occasions. From the rescheduled Summer Olympics to be held in Tokyo st...

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Top 11 Advantages of Using Promotional Products

Mar 09

Wondering how promotional products can help your business? Check out the top 11 reasons below: 1. Use Promotional Products to Launch New Products or Services It’s important to make the launch o...

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Opening The Door to Real Estate Collateral

Feb 05

Real estate firms can welcome new agents and clients while keeping their company name front and center with this 5"x7" Classic Spiral Journal Notebook and Bowie Softly Laser Engraved Metal Pen duo. Th...

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Top Trending Promotional Products to Ring in the New Year

Jan 01

The COVID-19 crisis presents marketers with a unique environment to market their companies and organizations. The unique challenges require creative solutions. Promotional products can play a signific...

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Holiday Gifts That Appeal To The Senses

Dec 03, 2020

Having endured a year chocked-full of challenges and controversies from the pandemic to the presidential election, to transitioning to working and learning from home, employees, colleagues, and client...

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What Makes Gen Z Tick?

Nov 20, 2020

So, Who Are They? Generation Z was born between 1995 and 2010. That would make them anywhere from 10 to 25 or so, which means the bulk of this generation was born into the post-9/11, internet-rule...

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The Unforeseen Enemy!

Sep 16, 2020

When it comes to fighting COVID-19, the most obvious discussed PPE products are masks. After all, from what we know, masks greatly reduce the number of droplets that contain the virus from spreadi...

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5 Back to College Products for a Safe School Year

Aug 24, 2020

The 2020-2021 school year has begun, which means staff has been diligently preparing for an influx of students on college campuses. Due to health concerns this year, colleges are doing everything to h...

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How Promo Products Can Help Non-Profits Thrive

Jun 12, 2020

Feeding the homeless. Finding shelter pets homes. Natural-disaster relief. Non-profits have always been there to speak up for the voiceless and aid those in need most. Now, the tables have turned, and...

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Why Companies Should Support At-Home Fitness For Their Employees

Apr 17, 2020

Much of the United States has been on state-wide stay at home orders for the better of a month now. While the outlook is getting better, the time when things get "back to normal" is still far in the f...

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10 Products to Help Boost Your Work From Home Productivity

Apr 03, 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 em...

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Why Promo Socks Are A Big Deal!

Dec 23, 2019

It’s no secret that fashionable, patterned socks will be one of the biggest trends in 2020! You can’t even go one day without seeing a vibrant pair peeking out from underneath slacks or je...

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Pop-Up Shops Are All the Rage!

Nov 08, 2019

Why build a Pop-Up Shop? No minimum quantities! Pop-Up Shops allow you to gather single quantity orders from individuals in your company or organization so that you can combine them into one order to ...

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Trend Watch: 2019 Holiday Gift Season is Upon Us!

Oct 12, 2019

There's nothing like finding the perfect gift…and by "perfect," we mean something they will use time and time again. You're in good hands this year. The PromoShak team has been working hard to ...

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Creepin' it Real With These 6 Halloween Party Promo Products

Sep 13, 2019

Halloween is creeping towards us and soon homes, properties, and companies will be decorated with spiderwebs and scary costumes will be ordered online. Whether you are playing tricks or handing out tr...

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Picking the Perfect Tote Bag

Aug 02, 2019

Finding the right tote bag can seem overwhelming, especially with all the different materials, styles, and sizes to choose from. You can put those nerves to rest because it’s easy to dw...

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I Kit You Not

Jul 12, 2019

I like to say "back in the day" alot, it reminds me of when my parents would say, "back in the day we didn't have it as easy as you do." I find myself saying that now to my son, a 9-year old going on ...

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The Evolution of the Traditional Water Bottle

Jul 05, 2019

“Drink your water." Advice we constantly get from health and wellness experts."You need to drink at least 8-eight-ounce glasses of water a day." What we hear from family, friends, and co-workers...

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7 Promotional Products Perfect for Wedding Season!

Jun 07, 2019

Wedding season is upon us so it’s the perfect time to talk about all the promotional products that can fit in seamlessly with any wedding decor. Adding names, monograms, or wedding da...

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5 Important Considerations When Planning A Corporate Event

May 31, 2019

There are always those normal - "did I forget" questions we go through in our daily lives. Keys? Check. Wallet? Check. Lock the door? Check. However, it's not always that easy when planning a corporat...

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Selecting the Perfect Onboarding Kit

May 09, 2019

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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When A Koozie Counts

Apr 12, 2019

During the latest promotional product industry trade show, I found myself thinking, "man, there sure are a bunch of Koozies (or can coolies) to choose from!" In fact, there are a lot of pens, apparel,...

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Just Say NO to Cheap Trade Show Giveaways!

Apr 05, 2019

When you Google “trade show giveaways”, two of the top related searches are “trade show giveaways under $1” and “cheap promotional giveaways”. While the price tags ...

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Less is More

Mar 15, 2019

Ever wonder where to spend your marketing dollars and what items are the hottest? It crucial to see what everyone else is doing while taking note of the most unique products. You don’t want to b...

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The All Important Marketing Closet

Mar 08, 2019

Unlike the dreaded supply closet at work, you know the one, where random boxes of cords and adapters and old computer equipment boxes co-mingle with disorganized office supply "spots", the marketing c...

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Finding the Perfect Polo

Mar 01, 2019

Polo shirts are some of the most common, but misunderstood pieces of branded apparel out there. Most companies and organizations have them but they're too often treated like a commodity with little at...

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Coolest Promo Ideas for Festival Season

Mar 01, 2019

It’s that time of year — festivals and conferences are just around the corner. As the weather starts to warm up so do the marketing activations. From the start of the festival season to te...

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Relationship & Branding

Feb 15, 2019

Ever wonder where to begin when you start branding? What’s the road map? The cool thing about marketing your brand is that there is no right way or only way. It’s about being creative and ...

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Hand-In-Hand with Big Brothers Big Sisters

Feb 08, 2019

When we launched PromoShak in February 2018, we agreed that one of our company's culture points would be to give back to the community. Each of us have been blessed with the opportunity to work with k...

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Top 10 Promotional Products for 2019

Feb 04, 2019

We are excited to show you what is trending for 2019 and remind you of a few staples that are still very popular and leave a lasting impression. It’s important for us to keep you up-to-date with...

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Celebrate Heart Health Month with Creative Awareness Merchandise!

Jan 25, 2019

Support the fight against heart disease and promote a heart healthy lifestyle with our creative awareness products. We have a large selection of low-cost promotional items to spread awareness to men a...

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New Year. New Products Announced.

Jan 11, 2019

One of the things I love about a new year is getting the opportunity to start off fresh with new goals and a certain level of excitement for what's to come. Whether it's in my personal life or profes...

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6 Benefits of a Custom Company Store

Jan 04, 2019

Recently, shopping has been easier and more enjoyable as companies turn to online solutions. So, as the way of the changing world, ordering branded products has gone digital as well. A company store i...

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Promotional Products That Will Kick Start Your Goals!

Dec 28, 2018

The new year is right around the corner! That means new resolutions, a healthier live, sleep deeper, and work better. These motivational promotional products will help kickstart goals and increase you...

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Giving Back Builds Company Culture

Dec 14, 2018

When we launched PromoShak in February of this year, we spent some time thinking about who we wanted to be as a company. What did we want people to think about when they heard PromoShak or when they d...

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5 Reasons People Love Their Swag!

Dec 07, 2018

Face it, we all love free giveaways and promotional products are often a win-win situation for both the giver and the receiver. Whether it's for a big event, an employee or customer gift, or a complet...

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Fitness Products to Get Your Marketing Tactic Plan in Shape

Nov 23, 2018

Heading into the last part of the winter, lots of Holiday events and some indulging eating of your favorite foods. As the holidays end, everyone’s mind starts to shift into exercising and a hea...

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5 Steps For Selecting The Perfect Client Gift

Nov 09, 2018

Throughout the year, we are always churning, trying to bring the best items to our clients so that they can, in turn, provide to their customers to either build brand awareness or drive more sales. Th...

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6 Tips For Ordering the Perfect Cooler and Insulated Bag

Nov 02, 2018

If there’s any promotional product that makes your brand the life of the party, branded coolers and insulated bags are it! Whether you use these branded best sellers as new hire gifts, client in...

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Fall Promotional Ideas

Oct 26, 2018

When you think of fall, you think of pumpkin spice everything, color changing leaves with crisp, cool months and new opportunities to get brand noticed. With various holidays, sporting events and out...

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How Promotional Products are Taking A New Stand Among Companies

Oct 12, 2018

According to a recent article in Promotional Products Business magazine, there have been some big shifts in how employers are using promotional products. Part of the reason is a "trend toward rising d...

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5 Tips for Picking the Perfect Holiday Client Gift

Oct 05, 2018

As the holiday season is fast approaching, one of the things we are most thankful for is our clients and what better way to express our gratitude than through a gift of appreciation. No matter how big...

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Eco-Friendly Promotional Products

Sep 28, 2018

Every year, more zero waste events are on the rise. For years, conventions and meetings have produced enormous amounts of waste from water bottles, paper and chintzy giveaways. Now convention and me...

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The 6 Do's and Don'ts of Promotional Product Marketing

Sep 14, 2018

At PromoShak, we’re always looking at ways we can do better for our clients, which includes reading a good amount of articles about the promotional product industry, trends and unique product li...

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How to Engage Gen Z!

Sep 07, 2018

I was reading a great article the other day Gen Z and the Promo Products Industry by Christopher Ruvo with ASI who was discussing how we must rethink our marketing strategies to engage the new and upc...

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Effective Tips When Ordering Promotional Products

Aug 24, 2018

With over 1,000’s of promotional products in our inventory, narrowing down your selection can be an overwhelming task. So, we want to ensure the ordering process saves you time and money! Here...

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7 Reasons Why Promotional Products Are a Crucial Component of Your Marketing Strategy

Jul 27, 2018

Promotional products have been used as a cost-effective marketing tactic for many years. From new businesses to big enterprises, these giveaways are a marketers’ favorite. Branded products offer...

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Hip Promotional Products In Today's Market

Jul 27, 2018

In today’s high-tech society, we frequently find ourselves seeking the latest trends. Whether it’s technology, fashion or the latest celebrity endorsement, trends are a statement of the co...

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Providing a Purpose for your Purchase

Jul 25, 2018

When we launched in 2018, one of the founding principles was to ensure we gave back to our community. Each of our team members is deeply passionate about supporting organizations that help ensure a be...

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