Get to Know Alyssa Mertes

Get to Know Alyssa Mertes

Alyssa is a promo expert with over three years of experience in the industry. Her passion for writing has led to a BA in English & Communications from Aurora University and work published for the Advertising Specialty Institute and The Bolingbrook Sun Times.

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Industry Insight

It’s Time to Stop Being Lazy! 5 Ways to Use Promotional Products at a Trade Show

On July 16th 2019 By Alyssa Mertes

Did you just buy a whole bunch of branded stuff to give away at your trade show booth? If so, this one’s for you! You want a good ROI from your swag, right? Well, it’s as easy as using it wisely. I had the good...

Industry Insight

The Ultimate Dictionary of Promotional Product Terms

On July 10th 2019 By Alyssa Mertes

Do you want to go back to school and learn some new vocabulary? Well, then you’re in luck! This is your ultimate guide to all the jargon, words, and phrases you’ll find in the promotional products industry. Does the word “aglet” ring a bell? Can...

Marketing & Branding

10 of the Greatest Advertising Animals of All Time

On July 5th 2019 By Alyssa Mertes

It’s dog-eat-dog out there in the business world. That explains why some companies have unleashed their inner animal in their branding and advertising campaigns!   Who could forget Spuds McKenzie, the Bud Light dog with a cool leather coat? How many remember Mr. Owl, the...

Industry Insight

How to Properly Store Your Patio Umbrella

On July 5th 2019 By Alyssa Mertes

The nice weather’s behind you, and it’s time to put away the swimsuit, beach toys, and hammock. Of course, the setting sun also means you need to tuck away that patio umbrella and save it for next year. How can you ensure it stays in...

Industry Insight

How Do You Choose the Right Travel Mug?

On July 1st 2019 By Alyssa Mertes

You rely on a good travel mug to get you through a busy day. Whether it’s morning rush hour traffic or that 3 PM slump, you need something durable enough to keep you hydrated, or caffeinated, at all times! How do you pick the right...

Industry Insight

How to Customize Your Travel Mugs

On July 1st 2019 By Alyssa Mertes

There are a million reasons why you may need custom travel mugs. Maybe your wedding’s around the corner and you need cool favors for your guests. It could be you want useful giveaways for your company trade show. No matter what, everybody loves a useful...

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