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Case Study: College Fair Giveaway

Sep 26

Description: 4" Mini Plush Buddies Frog with Shirt Industry: Education What it was purchased for: A community college was looking for a giveaway item to have at their booth for the upcoming college ...

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Beyond PPE: 6 Feel-Good Promo Products for Hospitals

Sep 18

Although 2020 has been over-saturated with PPE products, hospitals and medical offices still seek other promo product ideas (beyond PPE) to pass out to patients, nurses, and visitors.   Whether ...

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Case Study: Fresh Mesh Promotions

Sep 11

Market: Real EstateProduct Use: Incentive GiftPromotion: A high-end resort selected the Atlantis Mesh Beach Tote as an incentive gift for the visitors who attended their timeshare presentations. The...

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These Are the Tech-Savvy Promotional Products You Are Looking For

Sep 04

Technology advances exponentially. By the time you finish reading this article, you might be actually be reading it in some virtual reality café where Elvis is serving you a strawberry daiquiri...

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9 Useful Apps for Sales & Marketing Professionals

Aug 27

Your phone’s ringing off the hook. You’ve got three meetings back to back. Emails are piling up in your inbox. And when you have a moment to book your next business trip, you wonder how yo...

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Case Study: It’s a Date!

Aug 20

Description: Desk Calendar Industry: Insurance What it was purchased for: A local insurance agent wanted a way to connect with customers, and capture new leads, with a useful promotional item that w...

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Case Study: Keeping it All Together

Aug 12

Objective: An insurance company wanted to send new customers home with a special gift and a way to keep their new insurance policy documentation organized.Product: Insurance Document Pouch & Ful...

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Know Your Shades: 4 Types of Iconic Sunglasses

Aug 04

“The future’s so bright, I gotta wear shades.” - Timbuk 3Sunglasses have been and always will be one of the most popular promotional products. Why? Because practically everyone wears...

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Case Study: Stick to the Schedule

Jul 28

Industry: Hospitality Personalization: A small sandwich shop wanted to increase their business during lunch hour. Their target market was people who worked near their restaurant. Method of Distribut...

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Relax and Unwind With These 10 Promo Products

Jul 21

Like that classic Beatles song, sometimes it can feel like your working eight days a week. Maybe you’ve had back to back meetings or you’ve had a stressful travel week. Whatever the case, ...

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Perk up Your Promotions With These 6 Coffee Products

Jul 13

Coffee enthusiasts will love these promotional products that look like they’re straight from the coffee shop! Millions of people drink coffee and tea every day, even multiple times a day which m...

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Case Study: Guess the Flavor Lip Balm

Jul 06

    Guess the Flavor Lip Balm   Organization Health Insurance Organization Product Featured Lip Balm & Lip Balm Sleeve  Goal of Promotion Generating positive reinforce...

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How to Work Smarter, Not Harder

Jun 29

Do you ever find that no matter how hard you're working, you're not getting the results you want? You put in the long hours at the office, you answer every email, you skip lunch, and yet you're still ...

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Let's Get Physical With These Activewear Promo Products

Jun 22

Activewear promotional products are a great option for company wellness programs, fitness centers, or any brand promoting an active lifestyle! Exercise is an important part of our overall wellness and...

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You Need More Cowbell

Jun 15

Description: Cowbell Industry: Sporting Events, Athletics What it was purchased for: A charity marathon coordinator wanted a giveaway that spectators could use to cheer on their runners. They chose ...

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Graphic Design Terms Everyone Should Know

Jun 08

It can be hard to communicate with a design team on a project when the designers speak their very own language. That’s why we have a rundown of words you may come across frequently that can save...

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Case Study: Improve Sales and Traffic

May 31

A hotel wanted to promote its amenities to guests in a personable, yet non-intrusive manner. The goal was to encourage guests to utilize hotel amenities instead of going off-site to fulfill their need...

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Customer Experience + Branding: The Relationship Goals of Marketing

May 24

Customer experience can make or break your company. How you and your employees treat customers directly reflects your brand’s values. But the truth is, positive customer experiences can be diffi...

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6 Fun Products for Keeping Kids Occupied at Home

May 17

Since the coronavirus outbreak has forced many schools and daycares to close, millions of children are experiencing a major disruption in their daily lives. Parents working from home may be struggling...

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Branding Toolkit Part 2: Brand Story Continued

May 13

Branding Toolkit Part 2: Brand Story Continued Every brand has a story—what's yours? The first step to any branding or rebranding project is to know your brand&...

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Case Study: A Cheese-y Promotion

May 10

Objective: A restaurant was looking for a unique way to deliver custom printed coupons to their guests to attract more repeat business. Product: Coupon Gatefold Photo FolderPersonalization: Restaura...

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8 Promo Products That Will Kick Start Your Goals

May 03

We all want to live healthier, sleep deeper, and work better. These motivational promotional products will help kickstart goals and increase your brand visibility! Exercise Band Let's get physical...

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Case Study: A Prom Ticket Keepsake

Apr 26

  A Prom Ticket Keepsake   Organization High School                                      ...

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Branding Toolkit Part 1: Brand Story

Apr 22

Branding Toolkit Part 1: Brand Story Every brand has a story—what's yours? The first step to any branding or rebranding project is to know your brand’s st...

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6 Things You Need on Your Desk

Apr 19

Most of us spend as much time at our desks as we do in our homes. If that’s the case, we should all put some time and effort into making sure our workspace is as happy and motivating as possible...

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Putting Together Your Branding Toolkit

Apr 15

If you’re anything like the STS Brand team, you’re probably itching to get back into the flow of things and hit the ground running with business as usual. With everything going on in the w...

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6 USA-Made Products Especially for Kids

Apr 11

Who didn’t enjoy getting to dig through the prize basket after a trip to the dentist or the bank? It’s a fact – children love giveaways. Get your brand, school, or organization in fr...

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Branding 101: Let’s Talk Logos

Apr 04

A logo is often a company’s first impression and it can impact a customer’s perception, purchase decisions and overall attitude toward your company. A logo is a symbol or graphic element t...

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Ready, Set, Type: Quick Tips for Virtual Communication

Apr 01

You’ve set up your home workspace, decided on an outfit that’s the perfect fit between professional and cozy, and logged into your remote office for the day—now what?   If yo...

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Case Study: Beach Balls? Bingo!

Mar 28

Description: Beach Ball Industry: Tourism What it was purchased for: The customer was looking for a low-cost, family-friendly summer giveaway item to promote their city's summer tourism program in t...

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5 Tips to Work From Home

Mar 23

From home or in the office, STS Brand is Here When You Need Us Like many others around the world, we at STS Brand are finding that working from home i...

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5 Promotional Products for School That Are 2 Cool 2-B 4-Got-N

Mar 20

Each school year, millions of students hit the books, shoot some hoops, and work hard to bring home that golden 4.0 GPA. Sometimes, the best way to promote your brand is by supporting the students in ...

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Case Study: Do a Double Take

Mar 13

 Objective  A general contracting company was looking for a fun way to provide "before and after" photos to their clients after a remodeling project was complete.ProductDouble-Sided Po...

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5 Promotional Products for Firemen and Fire Departments

Mar 06

  Firemen deserve a special kind of admiration. They spend their careers rushing into buildings while others are rushing out. Many departments require aid from the community, and that’s wh...

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5 Office Toys That Will Bring Your Brand Joy

Feb 28

  Look around your office and you will probably find that your coworkers’ desktops are riddled with a variety of knick-knacks, toys, puzzles, and stress balls. Office toys are a great way ...

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Case Study: Brighten Their Day

Feb 21

A realtor wanted to give a thank-you gift to those who purchased a new home with them. They chose the LED Carbon Fiber Aluminum Flashlight. They printed their logo along with the tagline, "We wil...

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8 Corporate Gifts for Your Employees

Feb 14

The employees are the backbone of every company. And when your employees have been working hard all year to bring in tremendous results, nothing conveys your appreciation more than a corporate gift. A...

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Your Guide to Promotional Shirts

Feb 06

If you've ever run a 5k or attended a basketball game, chances are you've got a promotional shirt in your drawers somewhere. According to PPAI's 2019 Consumer Study, wearables are the #1 most popular ...

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Swing, Batter! The Best MLB Promotions

Jan 30

Looking beyond the peanuts and Cracker Jacks, there are some creative new promotions heading to major league baseball stadiums this season!  The tradition of these MLB giveaways dates all the way...

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5 Ways to Boost Employee Morale

Jan 23

When it comes to building a successful company culture, maintaining positive employee attitude is key. Not only are happy employees more productive, but your company is also more likely to attract and...

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5 Out of the Box Promotional Products We Love…and You Will Too!

Jan 16

  We’ve all been stuck in the same rut while trying to come up with some original ideas to appeal to customers. Are you in need of some extra product inspiration? If so, here’s a lit...

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6 Tradeshow Staples That are Made in the USA

Jan 08

Tradeshows offer important opportunities for your company to connect with customers and prospects face-to-face and make lasting impressions. Make sure you’re prepared with the proper supplies to...

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Case Study: I Was Framed!

Jan 01

 Objective: The city was celebrating National Public Works Week with a community event. The event provided education for community members, as well as games for entertainment. Event planner...

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Case Study: Fewer Tricks and More Treats: Halloween Safety Lanyard

Dec 25, 2019

Fewer Tricks and More Treats: Halloween Safety Lanyard Organization Insurance Company Product Featured Reflective Lanyard Goal of Promotion Promoting safety on Halloween Description of Case H...

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5 Environmentally-Friendly Promotional Products

Dec 18, 2019

How about that Earth, huh? She sure is something. Fortunately, there are plenty of people in the promotional products industry that feel the same way. In fact, we can offer you thousands of products t...

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Win Big With These Promotional Products for Sports Lovers

Dec 11, 2019

If you’re looking for some awesome gear to support your team—or for some killer merch for your team’s fans—we’ve got you covered with these awesome promotional products f...

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Case Study: The Big Picture

Dec 04, 2019

Description: Coupon Photo Folder Industry: Hospitality What it was purchased for: A restaurant was looking for a unique way to deliver custom printed coupons to their guests to attract more repeat b...

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Your Graphic & Web Design Cheat Sheet

Nov 26, 2019

The world of graphic and web design is complicated and there is a lot of terminology out there to learn. To help you out, we’ve put together a cheat sheet with answers to some of the top graphic...

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6 Ways to Get More Done Every Day

Nov 19, 2019

From the moment you get to work in the morning, you’re probably planning all the things you intend to get done. By the time you head home, you may wonder how the day got away from you! We’...

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Case Study: Getting Bent out of Shape for More Business

Nov 12, 2019

Product: Gel Stress Toy Client: Health Food Store What it was purchased for: As a gift to reward customers for spending over a certain amount. Why it worked: The gel stress toy which, unlike the fo...

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Lanyards: Everything You Need to Know

Nov 05, 2019

When it's time to choose the perfect lanyard for your company or organization, you may not be aware of all the things to consider when purchasing your new supplies. Lanyards come in many different sty...

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How Promo Products Can Make a Lasting Impression

Nov 05, 2019

How would you describe your company in 30 seconds?  This common sales technique is known as an elevator pitch, and the goal is to captivate the attention of your potential clients and explain ho...

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Case Study: What Does Your Phone Stand For?

Nov 05, 2019

Product: Phone Stand Industry: Financial What it was purchased for: A local financial institution needed a giveaway item for current and potential clients. It had to be useful to keep their name in ...

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Sustainable Apparel: The best shirt you’ll ever wear is more than just a shirt!

Feb 20, 2019

Last week we introduced you to the very influential people that make up the STS Brand team, so this week we are happy to introduce you to one of the very influential suppliers we're excited to be coll...

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Meet the Team

Feb 18, 2019

Each member of our small, but powerful team has answered a few questions to help you get to know us a little bit better. Check out our bios below for some background on who we are and what we inte...

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