How to Use Promotional Floor Mats for Your Marketing

When it comes to making your brand memorable, creating a look that is uniform and clean can have a big impact on your success. One way to tidy up your brands appearance is with floor mats.  Promotional floor mats can serve as indoor billboards for your brand. They are a great vehicle for sharing your message and they provide high exposure at a low cost. Why Use Floor Mats? Presentation Whether it is in your store front or by your booth at a trade show, floor mats help to brand your space and add to your overall presentation. Custom floor mats will tie in perfectly with the rest of your branding elements such as table throws, signage, and other accessories. Protection Floor mats help protect the surface that they cover. Putting floor mats in high traffic areas such as the entrance, in front of your desk, point of purchase area … Read More

6 Easy Ways to Stay Safe this Summer

Summer is an exciting time of year! There is so much to do outdoors and in nature– from awareness walks to company outings. Sometimes it can be easy to get caught up in all the fun and forget about basic safety essentials. Whether you plan on biking, swimming, barbecuing or just relaxing outdoors this summer, there are dangers that can occur from being in the sun, extreme heat, and from being more active outside. Here are a few safety tips to follow this summer and some products that can protect you in unexpected or potentially dangerous situations. Summer Safety Tips:   Always remember sun protection! Wearing a sunscreen that protects your skin from harmful UVA/UVB rays is a must for summer fun. Sunglasses are also highly recommended for protecting your eyes in the sunlight. You can still get sun burnt on days that are cloudy or not very hot. You … Read More

New Product Spotlight: Essential Oils for Promotional Use

Crestline recently started carrying a line of custom imprinted essential oils and other products made with essential oils such as candles, soaps and bath salts. These personal care items are made in the USA and offer a lot of potential for marketing your business. We wanted to take the time to properly introduce this line and share some of the possible uses of essential oils. What Are Essential Oils? Essential oils liquids that are naturally extracted from plants. Essential oils carry strong aromas that can be beneficial to humans when used for aromatherapy. These oils are often diluted and used to diffuse their aroma or are added to other products such as hand soaps, bath salts, candles. Some, but not all essential oils, can also be ingested. What is Aromatherapy? Aromatherapy is a practice and treatment that dates back to around 460-377 BC.  This practice is the art and science of utilizing naturally … Read More

Weather Related Giveaways for Out of Area Guests

Have you ever traveled for an event and realized once you got to the location that you did not come fully prepared for the climate? When attendees are traveling to your event from out of the area, it is likely that they may not know exactly what to expect weather wise for that particular time of year. If you live in Seattle, it may seem like a no-brainer to you to bring an umbrella with you everywhere you go, but a visiting guest may not think about that. This is where climate-related promotional products can be extremely successful. Climate-related products can be used at events year round, especially in regions where the weather changes drastically from day to day or season to season. You can never go wrong with promotional products that help keep your guests prepared for the region’s weather. Weather Accessories Apparel As far as event giveaways go, apparel … Read More

10 inspiring ways to use Promotional USB Flash Drives

For a limited time at Crestline, promotional flash drives are shipping for free! This has encouraged us to think about how powerful these compact tech items are, and how they can shake up your promotion. USB flash drives make great giveaways for so many events from business conferences to educational orientations. They can be used across many industries and are beneficial to anyone who owns or uses a computer. It can be easy to think that USB flash drives don’t have a lot to offer outside of their tech capabilities, so we have put together a list of creative uses for you to try at your next promotion. Getting Creative With Promotional Flash Drives Use a flash drive to store an exclusive piece of content such as a sneak peak of a book or e-book, music or video clip or a speech you have. This is a great way to … Read More

10 Travel Tips for your Summer Trips

Are you going somewhere this summer? Summer is a great time to travel! Many people take time off in the summer to enjoy the nice weather, spend time with family and go somewhere new. Last year, AAA estimated that 36.1 million Americans would travel more than 50 miles over Memorial Day weekend to kick off the summer travel season and 34.7 million would take a trip to wrap up the summer over Labor Day weekend. With so many consumers traveling this summer and throughout the rest of the year, putting your logo on travel items is a great way for your brand to travel with them. For many people, traveling can be stressful. When you’re packing, leaving home, catching connecting flights and exploring new territories, there is a lot of room for unexpected complications and situations! We have put together some great tips to help you travel smarter and share … Read More

Keeping You Safe & Sharing Your Brand With Promotional Sunglasses

The warm spring weather has finally made its way to the Northeast this past weekend and we are graciously welcoming it back into our lives! It’s time to put away the heavy winter layers and pull out our promotional sunglasses. We love custom sunglasses for summer events because they are a great way to share your brand and protect your eyes while looking good! Defensive Color Changing Sunglasses Crestline has a great selection of sunglasses that are fashionable and useful. One pair that we love is our Defensive Sunglasses. These wayfarer styled sunglasses are opaque when inside but quickly change to one of, four colors when exposed to UV rays. Crestline put these imprinted sunglasses to the test in the sunshine and were shocked at how bright the colors were after being in the sunlight for less than 30 seconds. As you can see below, each color is clear and vibrant when the UV … Read More

Mobile Tech Trends You Need To Know

When was the last time you intentionally left the house without your cell phone? Most people are connected with their smartphones at all times so it’s not surprising that mobile tech items are becoming more sought after in the promotional product industry. Tablet and phone items are a great way to enhance the smartphone experience for recipients by providing them with more options, abilities and protection. The industry is continuously coming out with sensational new technology items that are excellent for sharing your brand. At trade shows, conferences and other events, tech giveaways stand out because they are attractive and desirable. In a room full of custom pens and candy bowls, tech items appear cutting edge. Picking tech giveaways can be difficult to choose from in a market that is filled with so many tech devices. At Crestline, we have a variety of mobile tech giveaways that are compatible with most … Read More

What Makes Promotional Giveaways Powerful

Tchotchkes, swag, freebies, call them what you will. They are all  promotional giveaways and they are a powerful element to add to your marketing strategy. It is likely that at some point, you have received a promotional giveaway. Maybe it was at a trade show, awareness event or through a business interaction. Promotional freebies have been used relentlessly for advertising since the 1800’s! They can be anything from food gifts, to pens, to the latest tech items. If your brand has not yet discovered the power of great giveaways, we’re here to show you how effective they can be. Why Add Promotional Giveaways to Your Marketing Strategy? 1. Affordable. The cost per impression for promotional products is much lower than other forms of advertising such as television and print. Not only are promotional products more affordable, they also have a longer staying power. Unlike a radio advertisement, a promotional giveaway does … Read More

The Complete Guide to Promotional Power Banks

Knowledge is Power Technology accessories have been a category of steady growth in the promotional products industry over the past few years and that growth is expected to continue as we become more and more connected through our electronic and mobile devices. Consumers want to be connected wherever they go, whether it is a quick trip to the supermarket or an extended trip for business or pleasure. With that being said, it’s no surprise portable power has become so desirable. Power banks are still a fairly new item, so for those of you who are unfamiliar with what they do, they are portable charging devices. They store power and are able to give your device a boost no matter where you are. Like custom USB flash drives, some power banks may look exactly the same with the only difference being the capacity within the device. The capacity of a custom … Read More

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