20 Most Popular Promotional Products of 2013

It’s hard to believe 2013 is already behind us isn’t it, folks? 2013 was a pretty big year for me. I made lots of new friends, tried lots of new foods, celebrated my 10th birthday, and got a makeover! But hey, enough about me. We’re here to talk about the real stars of this past year: the bestselling promo products!

Not surprisingly, you’ll see all of the items from the past two months on this list, but look out for some products that haven’t been in the top for a while! Go ahead and check it out:

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Snagging the coveted number one spot for 2013 is the classic Round Stress Reliever. It was neck and neck, and the Cinch Up Drawstring Backpack put up a good fight, but ultimately landed at #2. Better luck next year, buddy! Taking the bronze in third place is the Collapsible Koozie Can Cooler.

No matter what place these products came in, they’re all rockstars. Wanna get your hands on some of these popular items? Just click on the picture of the product you want in the graphic above to head over to our website and start your order!

Moving right along, out with the old and in with the new! I’m not one to dwell on the past, so let’s take a look at some cool new items that are bound to take the promo product industry by storm!

You heard it here first! Here are QLP’s trend predictions for 2014!

Now introducing the Aqua Ballpoint Pen, the Mood Spoon, and the Beach Nik Cup Holder!

Every year we’re becoming more and more environmentally conscious, which is why I’ve got a feeling our Aqua Ballpoint Pens are going to be a huge hit this year. These cool pens are made from recycled water bottles! How cool is that?

Color changing products are all the rage. Just check out our top 20 list for proof! With the Mood Color Changing Pencils and Mood Stadium Cups both in the top 20 products of the year, the Mood Spoons have their work cut out for them. Color changing spoons are the newest addition to our collection of mood products!

It’s so cold here in the Midwest it’s hard to even remember what warm weather feels like, but beach season will be here before we know it. Come that time everyone’s gonna want to get their hands on our Beach Nik Cup Holders! These awesome cup holders feature a peg that you bury in the sand to keep your drink from spilling while you lounge at the beach.

And just like that, we are officially done with 2013. I don’t know about you guys, but I’m really excited about the future of promo items! 2014 is going to be a great year! Now I’ve gotta go hit the gym. I don’t wanna give up on my New Year’s Resolutions already!

What do you think about 2013’s most popular items? Any other items you think are going to be popular in 2014? What about predictions for January’s bestsellers? Sound off in the comments below!

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    Mood spoons are going to change the way we eat ice cream forever!

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