Best Holiday Gifts for Employees and Clients for 2018

  ‘Tis the season to be thankful and it’s never too early to start planning your holiday gift giving for all the important people on your list. Our 2018 holiday gift guide is full of new and unique personalized gift options to recognize, thank, and appreciate your clients and employees. We strive to make gift giving easier for you this year and wish you all a very successful holiday season! Give Merry Wish anyone a happy holiday with great gifts they can use right away all under $5! Personalize a holiday stocking or ornament with your logo to remind them of your business year after year. A great gift for: Employees, Customers, Clients, Volunteers, and Teachers Give a Toast Stainless steel drinkware is only becoming more popular, and now you can gift some of these quality items to your staff, volunteers, or customers! Help them to cut down on coffee shop runs this winter … Read More

Make Your Brand Message Travel with Promotional Products

There is a large demographic of people who travel for work each year and that number is growing. The US Department of Transportation reports that Americans take approximately 400 million long-distance business trips per year, which is more than one million business trips every day! This represents a huge opportunity for your brand, as providing promotional travel essentials to your employees not only gives them something helpful that they can use on their business trips, but also ensures that your logo and message will travel along with them.  Here are four categories of promotional travel items to get you started: Packing Essentials Luggage is the number one essential that anyone traveling for business will need. Consider a promotional suitcase, duffle bag or travel backpack. Whether it is a carry-on size, or a larger bag, choose the style and features that will best show off your logo and brand message. Adding a custom luggage tag is … Read More

Games for Your Gathering: Five Ideas for Team-Building Fun

Whether your gathering is indoors or outdoors, these five games are the perfect way to kick off a long day of meetings, to break the ice at new employee orientations or simply to have some fun at any type of gathering. 1. Oversized Wooden Lawn Dice These large wooden lawn dice will add some fun to a corporate gathering and can be a great ice-breaking activity. Dice are made of solid pine and feature wood-burned dots to represent numbers. They come in a custom imprinted zippered bag equipped with how-to-play instructions. 2. Bean Bag Toss Game Company picnics and staff retreats are a perfect way to get your associates mingling while also feeling appreciated! Add some fun into their day while promoting your brand with this fully customizable bean bag toss game. You can even throw in some classic promotional giveaways to use as prizes. Add a set to your company’s break rooms, … Read More

6 Uses for Promotional Kits

  Kits are an affordable way to offer multiple items in one convenient bundle and are always well-received. The products that we choose to include in our kits are selected for their popularity and usefulness. Here are 6 ways to use promotional kits to spread goodwill in your business, school or organization: 1) Kits to Welcome Promotional lunch kits that include an insulated lunch bag and reusable cup are a great way to welcome new hires. Most employees pack a lunch, snacks and a drink to bring to work with them every day, and a branded lunch kit is a thoughtful and useful welcome gift idea. Try filling custom lunch bags with snacks, candy or a gift card. 2) Kits to Appreciate Employee Milestones There are a variety of kit options that can be given to employees and volunteers to show your appreciation for a job well done. We suggest one … Read More

Boost Office Morale with Sticky Notes: 7 Team-Building Exercises

Office morale does more for an organization than just creating a positive work environment; studies show it also increases productivity. Here are some great team-building exercises that can be built into the day to welcome a new team member, reward a team for a job well done as well as to add in some breaks for fun when everyone is working hard- and all involve sticky notes! 1) Sticky Note Shout Outs One way to build morale on your team is to leave a sticky note shout out on your employees or co-workers’ desks. Giving out compliments for a goal reached or a recent accomplishment can go a long way! These recycled Post-It® Pads are a great option.  2) Figure out the Phrase/ How Many Different Sentences This group exercise works like this and is a great way to kick off a group or team meeting: one person is designated the leader, … Read More

5 Phone Accessories We Can’t Live Without

Why do tech accessories make such good giveaways? Statistics show that owners of smartphones check their phones an average of 150 times per day! Virtually every adult (and most kids over the age of 10) have a mobile phone and that’s why tech accessories are among the most popular (and effective) marketing tools out there. Our devices have become an extension of our everyday lives: they connect us to our work, our family and store a vast amount of information, important dates as well as keep us organized. Adding your company or organization’s name to a phone stand, tech pocket or other popular tech accessory is a great way to ensure that your name and message travels. Think of how many places our phones go with us every day, now imagine your brand name or logo gets seen by dozens of people in all of those places! Now, let’s get accessorizing … Read More

Five Thank You Ideas for Teacher Appreciation

Celebrate a teacher you know on Teacher’s Day on May 8th and during Teacher Appreciation Week, from May 7-11th, by thanking them for the tremendously hard work they do each day. 1) Gift Cards Put a gift card inside a Silicone Tech Pocket that can be imprinted with the name of your school or an inspirational message. While the gift card can only be used once, the tech pocket can be used again and again. 2) Tote Bags Customized tote bags are both thoughtful and useful, especially when carrying books, notebooks or classroom supplies to and from school. Adding the name and logo of your school or mascot is a great way to show school pride as well as recognition for your staff. 3) Reusable Lunch Bags Reusable lunch bags are a necessity when packing lunches and snacks for the work day. Add your school’s logo to a brightly-colored lunch bag … Read More

7 Fun Ways to Motivate Employees

The word “work” isn’t usually synonymous with fun, but it can be! Adding a little bit of fun into the work day can motivate your employees to be more productive and can boost workplace morale. Building a positive work environment is better for everyone involved and can be a huge factor in retaining your most valuable asset- a hardworking and trustworthy staff. Here are 7 ideas to help you do just that: Special Days Break up the office routine by throwing a Pizza or Ice Cream Party. It is a nice opportunity for employees to spend time together doing something fun and it is a great way to thank your staff for meeting their goals. Staff Shout-Outs Recognize staff and celebrate successes with shout-outs. Ask employees to generate new ideas and then place them on a sticky note and attach to a bulletin board.  Did an employee go above and … Read More

Six Ways to Reduce Stress in the Workplace

Stress Awareness month is recognized in April, however it is important to build in workplace activities and morale boosters for your employees throughout the year. Promotional products are a great vehicle for showing your staff that you care about their happiness and well-being. Here are six easy and affordable ways to promote mental and physical wellness at work and reduce stress among your employees.     1. Encourage breaks Encourage your employees to take a short stretch break once every hour and build in several longer breaks throughout the day, when employees can have a meal, snack or a cup of tea or coffee. Mental and physical breaks are important and can increase productivity. Giving each employee a custom ceramic mug filled with mints or other sweet treats is another way to show you care about each and every one of them.           2. Aromatherapy Aromatic essences … Read More

5 Gift Ideas for Employee Appreciation Day

Employee Appreciation Day is on March 3 and is a perfect time to show your appreciation to your staff and thank them for the hard work they put in all year round.  A customized gift that can be taken home and enjoyed and is a great way to say thank you to your co-workers and staff. Here are five thoughtful promotional product gift ideas, based on our top-sellers, that are sure to be a hit!   1. Drinkware                     From water bottles  to tumblers, to ceramic mugs, custom imprinted drinkware is always a popular gift idea as it is something everyone can use. Whether it’s to encourage your staff to take a break with a nice cup of tea, or to make sure they drink enough water during the work day, drinkware is a great way to show your staff that … Read More

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