Kelsey Skager
About the author
Kelsey Skager

Kelsey is a master of promotional products with over five years of marketing and industry experience. She is proud to have been featured on ABC 7 Chicago News and NPR.

Marketing & Branding

What Are Memes & How Can You Use Them in Marketing?

Every time you’re on the internet, you’re immediately ambushed by memes. Meme say it all with just a picture and a few short words. They’re a fun, clever way to…

Kelsey Skager
8 Minute Read
How It's Made

How to Make a Hot Pack Using Rice & an Old Sock

Nothing’s worse than sore muscles. Whether you strained yourself at the gym or pulled a muscle bringing in the groceries, those aches and pains seem to never go away. Lucky…

Kelsey Skager
16 Minute Read
How It's Made

How Are Hot and Cold Packs Made?

Hot and cold packs make our lives more comfortable by easing our aches and pains and keeping our food cold. But have you ever wondered how they’re made? From instant…

Kelsey Skager
14 Minute Read
Miscellaneous

Can You Recycle Plastic Bags & How to Repurpose Them

It’s easy to quickly accumulate plastic bags. You get one every time you go the grocery store, run to the gas station, or stop for some takeout. As much as…

Kelsey Skager
12 Minute Read
Promo History

When Were Plastic Grocery Bags Invented? A History

It seems like plastic bags have always been part of our lives. From checking out at the grocery store to picking up a takeout order, we’ve gotten used to seeing…

Kelsey Skager
14 Minute Read
Industry Insights

Buying Guide & Design Tips: How to Customize Power Banks

One of the greatest tasks of event planning is deciding on the right giveaway item. There are so many industries, personalities, and age groups to consider! You want the product…

Kelsey Skager
11 Minute Read
Miscellaneous

7 Everyday Items That Are Bound for Landfills: Products You Can and Can’t Recycle

Do you remember when you learned as a kid that there wasn’t actually a pot of gold at the end of a rainbow? Life is full of all kinds of…

Kelsey Skager
9 Minute Read
Industry Insights

7 Promo Products People Want and Need But Won’t Buy Themselves

We all have items lying around our house that we rely on every day without even realizing it. Think about it: When was the last time you actually went out…

Kelsey Skager
6 Minute Read
Marketing & Branding

What is Influencer Marketing & How Does it Work?

If you’ve spent even 10 minutes on Instagram, chances are you’ve come across some form of influencer marketing. It seems like everyone and their mother is promoting a product on…

Kelsey Skager
13 Minute Read
Industry Insights

How to Advertise with Hot and Cold Packs

You’ve probably advertised with business cards, mailers, and maybe even coffee shop bulletin boards. While those can sometimes get the job done, there are more effective marketing techniques out there!…

Kelsey Skager
10 Minute Read
Promo History

When Were Ice Packs Invented? A History of Hot & Cold Packs

Ice packs are genius inventions that help us out with all our bumps and bruises. From childhood to adulthood, they’ve been here to make our lives a little more comfortable…

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22 Minute Read
Work & Home

10 Disney Gifs That Are Perfect for Your Day at the Office

If a picture says a thousand words, a gif must say at least 10,000, right? Gifs are there for us during the workday when a simple instant message or email…

Kelsey Skager
4 Minute Read
Industry Insights

7 Promotional Products You Can Use to Advertise Your Hair Salon

As of 2020, there are over 967,013 hair salons in the United States. With so much competition out there, it’s more important than ever for a salon to go the…

Kelsey Skager
6 Minute Read
Industry Insights

5 Tips for Personalizing Employee Gifts and Rewards

There’s just something special about receiving a personalized gift. It makes you feel appreciated and important! Everyone deserves to feel that sense of appreciation, and your employees are no exception.…

Kelsey Skager
8 Minute Read
Miscellaneous

Hand Sanitation 101: Are You Washing Your Hands Correctly?

We’re all taught how to wash our hands from an early age, but has that information really stuck? Sure, you probably use some soap and water to wash up, but…

Kelsey Skager
11 Minute Read
Work & Home

How Can You Maintain Social Distance at Your Office?

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has changed the way all businesses think about their day-to-day routines. Whether you own a law firm or a small staffing company, important measures must be…

Kelsey Skager
10 Minute Read
Marketing & Branding

5 Things Marketers Need to Know About Social Media Contests

Remember when cereal companies used to offer prizes if you filled out a form that was printed on the inside of the box? They offered all kinds of gifts like…

Kelsey Skager
13 Minute Read
Marketing & Branding

Why Marketing Budgets Are Cut First But Shouldn’t Be

It’s easy to look at a marketing budget and wonder if it’s worth continuing to invest in one. Advertising costs can add up quickly and those numbers can give you…

Kelsey Skager
15 Minute Read
Miscellaneous

6 Heartfelt Ways to Show Appreciation for Essential Workers

There’s a lot to be thankful for even during trying times. Many men and women work extremely hard every day to keep our communities alive and well! From grocery store…

Kelsey Skager
12 Minute Read
Marketing & Branding

7 Amazing Gift Ideas for Volunteer Appreciation

When it comes to expressing gratitude, a simple “thanks” doesn’t always cut it. That’s especially true if you run an organization that relies on volunteers! From animal shelters to nursing…

Kelsey Skager
7 Minute Read
How It's Made

How Are Plastic Bags Made?

From grocery stores to farmer’s markets, you see plastic bags just about everywhere you go. They help us get all our necessities from point A to point B! But have…

Kelsey Skager
15 Minute Read
Work & Home

4 Personality Traits Every Hiring Manager Wants In an Employee

Fresh out of college or switching industries? The struggle is real. From resumé formatting to strengthening your interview skills, there are a lot of ups and downs in finding your…

Kelsey Skager
5 Minute Read
Marketing & Branding

What Season 3 of Stranger Things Can Teach You About Product Placement

This is your official warning that this blog post contains possible spoilers for “Stranger Things” on Netflix, particularly Season 3. You’ve been warned! If you’ve tuned in to Season 3…

Kelsey Skager
8 Minute Read
Company News

A Year in Review: Looking Back on 2018

When most people think of promotional products, what comes to mind is the branded pen they were given by their real estate agent or the tote bag they snagged at…

Kelsey Skager
8 Minute Read
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