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

15 Awesome Songs with a Promotional Product in the Title

On September 11th 2019 By Alyssa Mertes

Music is always there when we need it. If you’re heartbroken, you sing along to “End of the Road” by Boys II Men. Feeling excited? It’s time for that 80’s pop playlist. There’s a song no matter what the situation…even if you’re doing something as...

Industry Insight

What Are the Different Types of Tape Measures?

On September 4th 2019 By Alyssa Mertes

It’s about time to roll up your sleeves and start your next project. You’ve got your hammer, screwdriver, and a snack for break time. Now all that’s left is figuring out which tape measure is best for the job at hand. What are the different...

Miscellaneous

The Anatomy of a Tape Measure

On September 4th 2019 By Alyssa Mertes

You use it all the time, but you probably don’t know much about how your tape measure is made. After all, you use it to make other things. Why would you bother learning the fine details? It’s time to give the tape measure its due!...

Miscellaneous

The Business of Greek Life: Fraternity and Sorority Merchandise, Trademarks, and Licensing

On September 3rd 2019 By Alyssa Mertes

Fraternities and sororities are the most spirited bunch on campus. They’re all about that Greek life and are proud to show it off on sweatshirts, water bottles, and other cool merch. Do you want your company to be part of rush week? Before you get...

Promo History

A Brief History of Measuring Systems and Tools

On August 22nd 2019 By Alyssa Mertes

Measurements are part of our everyday lives. We use them to bake cookies, pass a math test, and figure out the exact dimensions of our kitchen counter. It only makes sense then to know the story behind all those feet, meters, and pounds! Where did...

Marketing & Branding

The Sweet Truth on How Chocolate Can Help Market Your Company

On August 22nd 2019 By Alyssa Mertes

It’s not really that easy running a business. You have so much to think about, and to top it all, not everyone makes it out there. Here’s one thing you can always count on though:  People love chocolate. If you’re not a bakery or sweet...

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