Alyssa Mertes
About the author
Alyssa Mertes

Alyssa is a promo expert with over five years of experience in the industry. She is the Lead Copywriter at Quality Logo Products and has had work published for the Promotional Products Association International and the Advertising Specialty Institute.

Marketing

8 Companies That Changed Their Target Markets

Are you the same person you were when you were a teenager? Unless you’re extremely immature, or stuck in a time loop, you have probably experienced some kind of growth…

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How It's Made

What is a Pedometer & How Does it Work?

Walking may not seem like much, but this form of exercise is proven to be a great way to get in better shape. It boosts your immune system, reduces your…

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Industry Insights

Buying Guide & Design Tips: How to Customize Ornaments

It’s the holiday season, and you’re looking for a new way to bring in more customers. Why not get in the festive spirit with personalized Christmas ornaments? Families hang special…

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Miscellaneous

What Are the Different Types of Towels? What You Should Know Before Buying

The struggle is real. We’re all trying to figure out this whole “being an adult” thing and part of it is knowing what you need in your home. Let’s start…

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Work & Home

A Guide to Washing Towels: How to Clean Beach Towels, Bath Towels, & Gym Towels

You use towels to wipe up spills, dry off after a shower, hit the beach, and mop up sweat after burning calories on the treadmill. With all that use, it’s…

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Company News

Welcome to the Quality Logo Products Team: Natalie Wagner

Great people are hard to come by, so it’s kind of a miracle that so many of them work at Quality Logo Products. The folks on the other side of…

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Industry Insights

What Are Wholesale Promotional Products? Why You Should Buy in Bulk

Go big or go home – that’s the idea behind shopping wholesale. You can buy a ton of items in bulk like toilet paper, cooking ingredients, and clothing. If you’re…

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Industry Insights

10 Popular Water Bottle Brands for When You’re Thirsty

Water bottle brands are almost as fashionable as clothing or shoe brands. You’ll find bottles in a variety of fun colors and with stylish prints on the front at stores…

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Trending

Retro Flashback: 33 Memorable Commercials from the 1980s and 1990s

The first television commercial was for the Bulova Watch Company in 1941. We started watching commercials before Neil Armstrong walked on the moon and in the same year Mount Rushmore…

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Marketing

What is Visual Search Technology? Everything Your Business Needs to Know

You snap photos to post on Instagram, or add silly filters and share them with your friends. Now you can also scan images to search for information on Google. The…

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Company News

Welcome to the Quality Logo Products® Team: Jennifer Miner

Real miners put on hard hats and dig through tunnels to look for ore, coal, chalk, clay, gold, and other natural resources. Jennifer Miner, on the other hand, is a…

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Trending

McDonald’s Happy Meal Toys: A Timeline of the Best Toys Over the Years

You are hard-pressed to find anyone who was born in the 70s to early 2000s who doesn’t have fond memories of going to McDonald’s. Those golden arches are associated with…

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Industry Insights

20 Unique Promotional Items That Make Your Brand Stand Out

Dare to be different. You’ve probably heard this at some point in your life, and it really does hold true, especially in marketing. According to Forbes, consumers see anywhere from…

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Work & Home

25 Fun Virtual Team Building Activities to Bond Your Remote Workers

Let’s just come right out and say it… nobody wants another boring Zoom meeting if they can avoid it! Conference calls are cringey, especially when there are awkward silences and…

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Industry Insights

15 Safety Promotional Items: Be Safe at Work With This Protective Gear

You learn it in elementary school – safety first! Sadly, however, there are still plenty of people who ignore basic workplace safety. In fact, according to the U.S. Bureau of…

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Company News

Welcome to the Quality Logo Products® Team: Tina Lazas

To quote Iron Man, “Unity isn’t about being the same. It’s about working together.” That’s why we’re so happy to welcome Tina Lazas. Her unique personality is a great fit…

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History

History of Christmas Decorations: Who Invented Ornaments, Wreaths, Trees, & Lights?

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Deck the halls with balls of holly, and while you’re at it, hang up other decorations like wreaths, stockings, lights, and ornaments…

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Marketing

Should You Join a Local Chamber of Commerce?

You just opened a business in your favorite neighborhood and you’re excited to get started. Now that you finished the paperwork, hung a sign above your door, and swept the…

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Industry Insights

Buying Guide & Design Tips: How Do You Customize Ice Scrapers?

Ice, ice baby! Vanilla Ice may have loved the stuff, but for everyone else, there’s nothing worse than dealing with snow and frost. Custom ice scrapers and snow brushes can…

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Miscellaneous

How Do You Wash a Beanie & Other Winter Hats?

Learn More About Beanies How Do You Wash a Beanie & Other Winter Hats?   Learn More About Beanies How to Wear a Beanie: Look Good & Stay Warm 18…

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Industry Insights

Buying Guide & Design Tips: How to Customize Bag Clips

Custom bag clips may not be the most glamorous items in the world, but with a little creativity, they could be rockstars! You just need the right design tips to…

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19 Minute Read
Marketing

What is Promotional Marketing? A List of Materials Your New Business Needs

According to BBC News, people spend 33% of their waking time engaged in a mobile app. Everything is online these days, so if you run a business, it seems like…

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Miscellaneous

What Are the Different Types of Portfolios?

The word “portfolio” might make you want to fall asleep, but don’t hit the snooze button just yet! A good portfolio is a must, especially if you’re a professional or…

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Miscellaneous

How to Wear a Beanie: Look Good & Stay Warm

Learn More About Beanies How to Wear a Beanie: Look Good & Stay Warm   Learn More About Beanies How to Wear a Beanie: Look Good & Stay Warm 18…

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