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Gianna Petan

Meet Gianna - no stranger to all things promo products. Her background in research-based writing, linguistics, and advertising gives her an edge in blogging about the marketing industry.

Office Life

How is a Power Bank Made? The Small But Mighty Accessory

Power banks have become widely popular because of the use of battery-powered electronics like our smartphones. Some batteries just aren’t powerful enough to go all day without needing a recharge, so power banks are often a necessity! The real question is: How are these portable…

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How Do You Use PopSockets?

You’ve probably seen PopSockets – the small circular cell phone accessory that’s taken the world by storm. What you can’t tell by looking at one is how you can use it! PopSockets are used for more than just a stylish addition to your phone case.…

Industry Insights

Who Can Use a Padfolio? The Ultimate Professional Accessory

A padfolio is a useful accessory for more than just a job interview. In fact, padfolios are versatile enough for nearly anyone. Even Lisa Frank made padfolios for kids during their popularity in the 1990s! Using a padfolio isn’t limited by profession or age, because…

Miscellaneous

How to Customize PopSockets: Big Ideas for a Small Accessory

We all have unique styles and tastes. Mobile accessories are one of the many ways people choose to show off your style, particularly by using custom PopSockets! These small accessories are surprisingly easy to customize, and we’ve got the insider tips to make sure yours…

Industry Insights

How to Use a Power Bank: Here’s Everything You Need to Know

You know that anxious feeling when the “low battery” notification pops up on your screen? There’s something about it that can send your mind into a tailspin. Even worse, sometimes you don’t have your charger, and you’re nowhere near an outlet! Luckily, there’s a handy…

Industry Insights

How to Advertise with Padfolios: Everything You Need to Know About Customizing the Ultimate Office Accessory

You might find yourself feeling a bit like Goldilocks when it comes to picking the right padfolio. There are different things to consider before you find the right one, especially if you’re planning on customizing it to advertise your business. Once you’ve chosen which padfolio…

Industry Insights

What Are Frisbees Used For?: Sports, Competitions, and Fun!

Frisbees are used for both recreational and competitive purposes. There are different games that involve a court, field, and even an entire course! You and your dog can even join in on the frisbee fun and enter different competitions. You probably think of frisbees as…

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What Is a Power Bank? Everything You Need To Know About Charging On The-Go

Running out of battery can be a big problem, especially when you might not have access to a wall outlet to charge your phone. Cue power banks! A power bank can keep your phone full of battery without an outlet, so you’ll never have to…

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What Are the Different Types of PopSockets?

PopSockets come in different colors and styles, making them the ultimate smartphone accessory. You can match the different kinds of PopSockets to your mood, your phone case, or you can have just one that you use all the time. Let’s get it poppin’ and learn…

Industry Insights

How to Customize Your Frisbees

There are a ton of ways you can advertise your brand. What better way than with an item people love to use to get active? A custom frisbee is the perfect way to spread the word about your organization. From pet stores to recreation centers,…

How It's Made

How Are Frisbees Made?

It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s a frisbee! They are lightweight, easy to throw and catch, and just about any person (or four-legged companion) can play with one. Since they’re so popular, it’s worth knowing exactly how frisbees are made. Let’s take a step-by-step…

Industry Insights

How to Customize a Koozie: Advice from the Experts

Koozies are budget-friendly, practical items that anyone will use. They make fun wedding favors, or they can help attract more people to your trade show booth. Whatever you want to use a koozie for, you should add a custom design to make it stand out!…

Industry Insights

Padfolio Types: Which is Best for You?

What do students, artists, entrepreneurs, and interviewees all have in common? They all use padfolios. Nobody wants to carry around all the contents of their workspace strewn in a bag, so having an accessory to keep everything organized is essential! Since there are so many…

Office Life

How Does a Koozie Work? Why Foam Keeps Your Drinks Nice & Chilly

There’s nothing more refreshing than an ice-cold drink on a hot day, and thanks to koozies, you can always count on that cool beverage. It’s the perfect companion for a hot summer’s day! Let’s dive into the science and even do an experiment to see…

Marketing & Branding

How Do You Advertise with Bottle Openers?

Bottle openers might seem like an unlikely way to advertise, but you might be surprised by how useful they can be. They are small, cost-effective items that anyone can use. Add your logo and design and you have the perfect marketing item! Learn more about…

How It's Made

How is a Bottle Opener Made?

Bottle openers are small tools that you probably own and use regularly, but chances are you don’t know how it ended up in your hand while you crack a cold one. You’d be surprised by the time and effort that goes into making just a…

Office Life

What Are the Different Types of Bottle Openers?

Bottle openers don’t come in a standard shape, size, or style. They are versatile tools that have different designs, but they all perform the same function. While they are all designed to remove caps, bottle openers are unique tools that nearly everyone has at least…

Promo History

Uncapping the History of Bottle Openers

Bottle openers are a handheld item that you’ve probably never thought much about except for when you want to crack a cold one. The little tool that you probably have on your key ring or in a drawer at home actually has a long history…

Marketing & Branding

5 Marketing Strategies You Can Learn from Tito’s Vodka

5 Lessons From Tito Vodka’s Marketing Strategy Word of mouth works Create an emotional connection Engage with social media followers Set yourself apart Use promotional items Tito’s Vodka has taken the adult beverage industry by storm in only two decades. If you’re not familiar, Tito’s…

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18 Amazing Liquor Bottles You’d Buy Just For The Bottle

The best alcohol bottles are ones you’d be proud to display on your counter and pour a drink from. They have unique shapes, colors, or are made with expensive materials you’ll want to brag about. In other words, there are bottles that you want to…

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“The Baby Trend”: What Is It and Why Is It Happening?

What is the cutest thing you have ever seen? Chances are, it’s a baby, a kitten, or something else completely adorable and small. There’s something about seeing cute babies that just makes our day a little brighter. Lately there’s been an increase in baby characters…

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How to Care for Your Microfiber Cloths

Microfiber cloths are especially handy to have around the house, or at your business. In order for these cleaning tools to keep their fantastic cleaning capabilities, it’s important to properly care for and maintain the fabric. Microfiber requires some extra care when it comes to…

Marketing & Branding

Order in the Court: The 12 Best Promotional Products for Lawyers

12 Best Promotional Products for Lawyers Presidential stress balls Police car magnets Eagle plush toys Leather coasters House-shaped keychains Credit card mints Money-shaped stress balls Popcorn tins Webcam covers USB drives Stylus pens Padfolios Back in the day, most lawyers advertised their services on park…

Marketing & Branding

How Do You Advertise with Microfiber Cloths & Microfiber Towels?

You likely already use microfiber to clean your home or vehicle, but have you ever considered using it to advertise your business, event, or charity? Microfiber is a durable material that also makes a practical giveaway. Learn how you can advertise using

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What Are Microfiber Cloths Used For & How Do You Use Them?

Do you have microfiber cloths laying around your cleaning supplies, and aren’t sure about what can you do with them? Microfiber cloths can be used for cleaning and offer a variety of other benefits for athletes and businesses. Microfiber can do it all from cleaning…

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15 Fundraising Ideas for Your School or College

15 School Fundraising Ideas Pancake Breakfast Spirit Week T-Shirt Design Contest Family Day Battle of the Bands Movie Night Penny Wars Book Drive Alumni Luncheon Silent Auction Karaoke Night Bingo Fun Run/Walk Dance-a-thon Fashion Show Coming up with new ideas to raise money for your…

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How Long Does Microfiber Last?

Your microfiber cloths will unfortunately not last forever, whether you use them every day or only once a month. The thin delicate fibers can become worn with use over time causing the cloth to become less effective. Fortunately, there are several ways you can increase…

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12 Color Schemes from Famous Cartoons

Animated cartoons have been around since the early 1900s! Since then, cartoons have become a part of everyday life for people of all ages. Cartoons are so popular because they are funny, adventurous, and fun to watch. The most famous cartoons have distinct color palettes…

Office Life

Top 3 Indoor Team Building Activities to Motivate Employees

Finding fun and engaging indoor team building games for employees isn’t always easy. There are tons of motivational activities you can do, but not all of them are suitable for the workplace. Thankfully, your search has come to an end! Motivated employees work harder because…

Industry Insights

21 Articles about Using Promotional Products for Your Business

If you’re interested in learning more about why promotional products work, this one is for you! It doesn’t matter whether you run a volunteer organization or a corporate company, promotional products like stress balls, tote bags, or travel mugs can work for you. Any industry…

Company News

Welcome to the Quality Logo Products® Team: James Ortiz

A new year means new faces at Quality Logo Products®! One of the newest faces around the office is James Ortiz. He has lived all over the U.S. in places like Houston and New York before settling here in Chicagoland. We couldn’t be happier he…

Office Life

5 Steps to Bring Positive Energy Into Your Cubicle

If you’re anything like me, you thrive on watching home improvement shows. Our living space is usually the first place we think of when it comes to decorating, but what about our workspace? After all, full-time employees spend an average of 90,000 hours at work…

Marketing & Branding

8 Brands That Took Marketing Risks and Won

8 Brands That Took Marketing Risks Burger King Aldi Dove Twitter TOMS Microsoft Target Charmin Brands are constantly competing for our attention (and hard-earned money). Sometimes, a business has to take a risk in order to set themselves apart from their competition. Whether the risk…

Marketing & Branding

12 Best Brand Collaborations and What You Can Learn from Them

12 of the Best Brand Collaborations Cheetos and Forever 21 Lego and Stranger Things McDonald’s and Burger King Vans and Harry Potter Kentucky Fried Chicken and Cheetos Sharpie and Nike Doritos and Taco Bell American Eagle and Lil Wayne Louis Vuitton and Supreme Uber and…

Company News

Welcome to The Quality Logo Products® Team: Sal Polanco

At Quality Logo Products®, we are more than just co-workers…we are a team! The most fun part about being on a team is adding a new member with a unique set of strengths. Sal Polanco joins our Sales team brings over a decade of experience…

Office Life

Body Language in a Professional Setting: What Your Cues Reveal About You

Have you ever thought about what it means when you cross your arms, slouch in your chair, or fail to make eye contact? When you’re hanging out with your friends or sitting at home it might not matter, but in a professional setting your body…

Company News

Welcome to the Quality Logo Products® Team: Jim Beck

The best gift we can get around the holidays is adding new member on our team! While our new Sales Assistant Jim doesn’t come wrapped with a bow, he does have impressive people skills and a fun personality to match. We couldn’t be happier to…

Industry Insights

50 Crazy Stats and Facts About the Promotional Products Industry

It’s no secret that promotional products are everywhere, after all it is a multi-billion-dollar industry! Whether you have a couple free t-shirts in your closet or a hoard of pens you’ve gathered through the years, chances are you haven’t stopped to think about how effective…

Industry Insights

12 Trendiest Promotional Products of 2019

2019 was the year of stylish drinkware, mobile technology, fun patterns, and throwback fashion. It feels like the year has gone by in the blink of an eye, but it brought exciting trends that we will be rocking into 2020! Let’s take a look back…

Industry Insights

Why You Should Advertise Your Business on Podcasts

In a world with seemingly endless ways to advertise your business, there remains one medium that might not have crossed your mind: podcast advertising. Truthfully, unless you listen to podcasts yourself, you may be unaware of the popularity and untapped potential for growing your business.…

Office Life, Industry Insights

How Can Customer Reviews Impact Your Business?

Customer reviews are essential for businesses to grow and build a reputation. For some companies, reviews can be a dreaded topic. Communicating with unhappy customers isn’t easy, and happy customers can seem few and far between. Instead, review forums should be viewed as a means…

Industry Insights

What is Microfiber and Why is It Useful?

While you’ve probably heard of microfiber before, chances are you haven’t given it much thought. You might not have known that it has impressive qualities that make it useful for cleaning, sportswear, and furniture. Fair warning, the information below may lead you to buying an…

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7 Artist Alley Tips to Help You Take the “Starving” out of Artist

Hearing the “starving artist” stereotype gets old, right? Attending conventions is a popular way for artists and designers to make money because of Artist Alley. Whether you’re a con veteran or just starting out, you want to make the most out of every convention you…

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9 Alternative Uses for Koozies That Will Blow Your Mind

You might be surprised to learn that koozies can be used for more than just keeping your drinks cold. You can use old koozies for a bunch of different projects at home or around the office. If you have extra custom beer koozies on hand,…

Company News

Welcome to the Quality Logo Products Team: Clara Brubaker

Our team at Quality Logo Products is made up of artists, data wizards, and amazing communicators just to name a few. We are all unique individuals with different talents and hobbies, so it is always exciting to add a new creative thinker to our crew!…

Industry Insights

How Do You Customize Your Mugs?

Mugs are an item found and used daily in nearly every household, but have you ever considered customizing them? With a variety of styles, colors, and materials available, you can easily customize your mugs with names, sports teams, and more. Whether you’re getting married or…

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9 of the Best Halloween Costumes for Your Pet

9 Cute Halloween Costumes for Pets Frankenstein Taco Batman Robin Dinosaur Pumpkin Jail bird Santa Claus Witch There’s nothing quite as adorable as animals in costumes, which is why Halloween is the perfect time to dress up your pet! There are plenty of Halloween activities…

Office Life

10 Halloween Costumes You Should Wear to the Office

10 Easy Halloween Costumes for the Office Superhero Copy Cat M&Ms Unicorn Minnie Mouse Where’s Waldo Tourist Error 404 Ghostbusters Toy Story Aliens You probably don’t spend Halloween trick or treating as an adult unless you have children, but that doesn’t mean you can’t dress…

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