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Better Days — Fresh & Fun Calendars & Planners for 2021

We have some fresh and timely ideas to help promote your brand, inspire your staff, and delight your clients with unique business calendars and custom planners...
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Promotional Toys & Games for Fun at Home

One way to relieve some stress is with fun at-home games, which can make all that time inside much more enjoyable...
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Top Selling Promotional Products
The Best Promotional Items, Giveaways & Swag — Period

Here, we're going to show you the best promotional items you can buy — period — and why these products are so versatile when it comes to brand building...
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Best Custom Holiday Gifts
Best Custom Holiday Gifts for 2020

Our 2020 holiday gift guide is full of personalized, holiday-themed gift options...
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Holiday Sayings and Clip Art Ideas
Holiday Quotes, Sayings & Design Ideas for Corporate Gifts

These holiday clip art and design ideas may be just what you’re looking for, or just the thing to inspire a great custom gift idea of your own...
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How to Wash a Backpack
How to Wash a Backpack + Easy to Clean Backpack Styles

We'll take a look at the best the ways to wash backpacks and answer some frequently asked questions as we go...
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Which Face Masks Work Best
Which Face Masks Work Best & More Mask FAQs Answered

We answer some of the most important questions about face masks to keep your company, school or association informed whether you're looking to provide them for workers, clients or students...
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Promo Ideas for the Financial Industry
Promotional Products for the Financial Industry

Learn how to use bank promotional products to build your financial institution’s brand, welcome customers, engage employees, and create good will in your community...
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Promo Ideas for Real Estate
Promotional Products for Real Estate & Realtor Closing Gifts

Learn how to build your real estate empire with logo printed pens, yard signs, PPE items, promotional swag and personalized closing gifts for your clients...
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Creating a healthy and safe workplace
Back to the Office — How to Create Healthy, Safe Workplaces

Whether your staff is going back to the office or working from home, you can use custom office supplies and PPE items to keep them safe, healthy and productive...
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Security Tech Giveaways
How to Keep Data Safe with Privacy Tech Items & Security Gadgets

With record numbers of people working from home, attending school via distance learning, shopping online, and attending virtual events, it is more important than ever before to keep hackers from recording activity and stealing data...
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What is Swag
What is Swag? Spoiler Alert: It’s Not a Dirty Word

The term “swag” has many meanings. Here’s what “swag” means to us...
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This Week’s Top Promotional Products Trend – August 12, 2020 – Shipping Swag

It’s important that brands continue to invest in promo and find new ways to get their promotional items to their customers. The best way to do this is to mail promotional products directly...
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Back to School 2020 – Custom Supplies for Safe Learning this Fall

Get in-depth recommendations for custom printed back-to-school items that support health, safety, and school spirit...
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12 Inexpensive Promotional Items to Maximize Your Marketing Budget

If affordable but effective corporate gifts are a top priority, these twelve logo items will give you maximum mileage for your marketing swag...
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Reopening Stores Safely — Branded Retail Store Supplies & PPE

Learn about branded promotional products and PPE items for reopening stores safely: masks, sanitizer, social distancing floor decals, bags, pens & more...
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Promote Your Bank by Teaching Students to Save

A marketing idea that has proven to be successful for financial institutions across the country is a promotional school banking program...
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Virtual Conference Tools
Video Conference Tools + Custom Swag = Memorable Virtual Events

With pandemic precautions in place all across the globe, everyone from preschoolers to senior citizens is using one virtual meeting platform or another, for distance learning, business activities, formal social occasions and informal get-togethers...
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Promo Trends No Touch Tools
This Week’s Top Promotional Products Trends – July 20

If you are on social media, you have certainly swiped past, or maybe stopped on, sponsored posts for No Touch Tools. In recent weeks, these tools have become one of the hottest products on the market...
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Restaurants and Bars Reopening Safely
Reopening Restaurants & Bars Safely with Branded Supplies & PPE

We offer an extensive line of promotional PPE and related items to help you get rolling again, get the word out that you’re back, and most important of all, to help keep your patrons and staff healthy...
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This Week’s Top Promotional Products Trends – June 22

School may be out for the year but planning for the return of students has already begun. In recent weeks Bank Express has experienced a spike in the sales of Kits and Bundles to educational institutions...
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It’s Easy to Show You Care with Custom Swag Bags, Kits & Bundles

Find out how easy it is to connect with at-home students, WFH employees, new hires and virtual event attendees with custom kits assembled and shipped by Bank Express...
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This Week’s Top Promotional Products Trends – June 3

This week’s top promotional products trends are pocket-size hand sanitizers, hand sanitizer stations & UV sanitizers for devices...
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13 Sunny Promotional Gift Ideas for Spring & Summer

Spring and summer haven’t been cancelled. Celebrate the season with promotional gifts to help your employees and customers enjoy the sun even during COVID-19...
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How to Choose the Best Custom Hand Sanitizers

Here important factors in choosing a hand sanitizer are gel versus foam, alcohol percentage, container or dispenser type, brand, and special features...
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Fun sayings for employee appreciation
10 Motivational Quotes & Sayings for Employee Appreciation Gifts

As meaningful as it is to receive something special on a special occasion, your employees will be blown away when a gift comes when it’s totally unexpected...
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This Week’s Top Promotional Products Trends – May 19

This week’s top promotional products trends include fun wine and beer glasses, brightly colored or antimicrobial pens and branded PPE...
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Paper Office Items Go Head to Head

Learn more about notebooks, portfolios, padfolios (pad-what?), notebooks, folders, binders and sticky notes...
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This Week’s Top Promotional Products Trends – May 12

This week’s top promotional products trends include thermometers, face mask ear savers, outdoor items & employee appreciation kits...
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22 Funny Wine Quotes & Sayings for Glasses, Cups & Tumblers

Integrate the widely shared love of wine into your next giveaway, fundraiser, or business idea with imprinted swag that has funny wine quotes...
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25 Funny Coffee Quotes and Cute Sayings for Mugs and Tumblers

With millions consuming coffee multiple times per day, branded coffee mugs and tumblers are a great way to...
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Promotional Products Trends - Week of April 26-May 3

Health and Wellness, with a strong focus on Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), and more...
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Why Buy Custom Drinkware? How Mugs & Bottles Refresh Your Brand

promotional drinkware gives your company broad and positive exposure, helping you gain new business and enrich customer relationships...
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How to Choose the Right Face Masks or Face Coverings for Your Organization

You have the opportunity to help protect your employees, students, customers and clients, while showing them how much you care by providing custom printed face masks...
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20 Thoughtful Ways to Show Appreciation to Workers

Get inspired with fun gifts, activities and gestures that show appreciation and thank employees, volunteers and service providers for everything that they do...
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10 Ideas for Mental Health Month

Learn how to promote mental health and well-being in your organization during Mental Health Awareness Month...
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Spread Joy Not Germs: Antimicrobial Products for the New Normal

As we move from COVID-19 into a new normal, the focus must remain on reducing germ spread. Check out our top antimicrobial ideas to keep customers & staff healthy...
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Crestline’s Commitment to Corporate Environmental Responsibility

At Bank Express, we take our corporate responsibility to the environment seriously. Learn about our green initiatives and what we do to be eco-friendly...
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What Is Wheat Straw Plastic?

Wheat straw is one method of manufacturing that has become increasingly popular because of its ability to create a variety of products in an eco-friendly way...
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Why Invest in Promotional Pens?

Pens are one of the world’s most popular and effective promotional items. From universal use, to brand exposure, to cost-efficacy, find out the top reasons why...
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Imprint Color Options – 1 Color, 2 Color & Full Color Printing

Learn the differences between 1 or 2 color spot printing, 4 color process, and CMYK full-color printing, and discover which is the best for your custom items...
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Health care marketing tips
Fresh Health Care Marketing Ideas for Trade Shows & Your Office

Give your health care practice or wellness business a shot in the arm with fun and engaging ideas for trade shows, fairs and in your office...
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Turning canceled events into opportunities
How to Turn Canceled Events Into Opportunities to Connect

We have outlined ways you and your business can adapt, leverage digital platforms, stay connected, boost employee morale and emerge stronger on the other side of things...
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Fun Quote and Sayings for Teachers Appreciation
10 Teacher Appreciation Sayings & Quotes for Fun Thank You Gifts

Teachers dedicate their time, patience and sheer brain power to ensure the success of their students, and that's why it's important to show them how valuable they are during Teacher Appreciation Week...
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Quote and Sayings Ideas for Nurses Appreciation
It’s Easy to be Green: FAQ About Eco-Friendly Promo Products

It’s easy to be green. Learn how with our FAQs about eco-friendly promotional items and get great ideas for Earth Day giveaways and corporate gifts...
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Quote and Sayings Ideas for Nurses Appreciation
10 Inspirational Nursing Quotes & Sayings

Here are 10 nurse quotes and gift ideas for Nurses Appreciation Week. We hope they will lift the spirits of your staff, day in and day out...
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Promotional Products Vs Other Media: Why Promos Work Best

Learn why you should invest in promotional products - the branding technique that consumers actually see, appreciate, remember, share and act on...
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Nurse Appreciation Ideas – 8 Ways to Make Your Staff Feel Special

Show the nurses on your staff how much you appreciate their tireless work and dedication with eight thoughtful thank you ideas for Nurses Week or any time of year...
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Gifts for Volunteer Appreciation Week
How to Get the Best Print-Ready Logo for Your Promotional Products: The Art and Proof Process

Learn how we take your design or logo from high quality vector art, or even a concept on a napkin, to a proof, to beautiful art printed on promotional products...
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5 Top Tips for Those New to Working from Home

Working from home may seem like a dream, but it can be difficult. Here are our top suggestions to make it easier to stay comfortable, healthy, and accomplish your goals...
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Gifts for Volunteer Appreciation Week
10 Funny, Inspirational Volunteer Appreciation Quotes & Sayings

It’s a great time to show your volunteers how much you care, and how much they mean to your organization...
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Stress Awareness Month Strategies for the Workplace & Everywhere

Stress Awareness Month activities are so important. Encourage healthy habits at home, at school, and in the workplace to reduce stress and improve overall health and wellness...
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6 Inspiring Volunteer Appreciation Week Gifts, Ideas & Activities

April is the perfect time to recognize the valuable contributions that volunteers make throughout the year, thank your team for all that they do with one or more of the volunteer appreciation activities and gift ideas listed below...
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What are the Parts of a Backpack? An Illustrated Bag Anatomy

See the parts and features of customized backpacks in traditional, school and drawstring styles, and learn how to choose the right one for your purpose...
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Anatomy of a Ballpoint Pen: Parts of a Pen and How They Work

Learn the anatomy and mechanisms of popular pen styles like ballpoint, twist, click and multi-functional...
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Printing Processes for Promotional Products – How We Decorate Your Custom Items

Learn about the different imprinting methods used to customize promotional products with your logo in this comprehensive infographic...
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10 Motivating Employee Appreciation Quotes & Sayings for Fun Thank You Gifts

By regularly showing gratitude to your team members, you can boost morale, improve company culture and...
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What is a Setup Charge? Promotional Products Fees Explained.

In the world of promotional products, a setup charge is the cost of preparing the equipment needed to...
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Higher Education Marketing Strategies to Increase College Enrollment

How can recruiters employ solid marketing strategies to attract students? Let's look at successful tactics some acclaimed universities have implemented...
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21 Corporate Team-Building Activities They'll Want to Take Part In

As consumers, we now seek tech accessories to support our active lifestyle, that empower us to move about our day freely...
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Top in Tech for 2020 - The Best Promo Items for Gifts & Giveaways

As consumers, we now seek tech accessories to support our active lifestyle, that empower us to move about our day freely...
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Extreme Sticky-Notes on Snowy Brick Wall
10 Awesome Ways to Use Post-it® Extreme Sticky Note

Waterproof, heavy duty and durable, these sticky notes are engineered to be tough in both outdoor and indoor environments...
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Smart Phone Wallet
Custom Phone Wallets and Card Holders: Everything You Need to Know

When imprinted with your custom logo, phone wallets offer an invaluable opportunity for you to raise brand awareness and gain exposure...
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USA Made T-Shirt for Patriotic Celebrations
Patriotic Giveaways and Gifts for 4th of July, Veterans Day and Year-Round

Want to put your patriotism front and center at any of those holidays? Use this guide to find the best red, white and blue gifts for you...
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Promote Your Business
Promotional Marketing 101: Strategies & Case Studies to Promote Your Business

Finding the right promotional marketing can help you get your name and product out to consumers...
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Heart Health Awareness Slogans
7 Attention Grabbing Trade Show Display Ideas

Learn how to attract more traffic to your trade show booth with seven attention-grabbing display ideas...
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Heart Health Awareness Slogans
10 Terrific Sayings and Slogan Ideas for Heart Health Awareness

One great way to spread the word in your community is through the power of catchy heart awareness slogans...
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New Product Testing
Effective Steps to Test New Products on Real Customers

It's crucial to do pre-market testing to determine the best way to present your new product to the masses. Where do you start? Follow these steps...
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Conference Attire Guide
How to Prepare for a Career Fair: Your Before and After Checklist

Your goal is to draw the sharpest, most qualified individuals to your company. That's why it's critical to have a plan before, during, and after the job fair...
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Conference Attire Guide
What to Wear to a Conference: The Ultimate Guide

While every conference and trade show is different, the goal is always to look professional and composed no matter what you're doing...
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Tradeshow Must-Haves
Six Must-Haves for Your Next Trade Show Booth

Whether it is your first or your fortieth trade show, you’ll want to try to attract as much attention as possible to your booth or conference table. Here is a list of six display must-haves...
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Teacher Appreciation Ideas
Awesome Gift Ideas for Teacher Appreciation Week, According to Teachers

We all know that the work of teachers is unfathomably important, but also infinitely challenging. It’s undeniable that they all deserve a little extra appreciation...
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Top 10 Tips for Welcoming New Employees

Employees who like where they work are not only more productive, they are also more likely to stay where they are...
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How to Inflate Helium Balloons – Proper Technique & Pro Tips

Learn proper techniques and pro tips to properly inflate custom balloons for the longest floating time possible...
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How to Improve Employee Engagement: 10 Ideas That Work

Engaged employees are individuals who are enthusiastic about their work. An office that is composed of engaged employees is more likely to reach success and to get there as a team...
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The Complete Guide to Custom Power Banks for Phones & Tablets

Technology accessories have been a category of steady growth in the promotional products industry over the past few years and that growth is expected to continue...
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wellness tips for the workplace
How to Start a Corporate Wellness Program + 32 Inspiring Ideas to Get You Started

As the value of a healthy lifestyle becomes increasingly clear, a growing number of companies are supporting their employees with wellness programs...
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Encouraging Word-Of-Mouth Marketing with Promotional Gifts & Giveaways

Word of mouth is so effective because of its credibility. Recommendations and opinions, from consumers in our same position, carry more weight than advertising spots on television or the radio...
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The Importance of Employee Recognition Programs

For recognition programs to have the greatest results for your company, you must make sure that recognition is...
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Employee Appreciation Gift and Event Ideas
8 Awesome Ideas for Employee Appreciation Gifts & Events

Employees are the most important asset of any organization, and showing the appropriate recognition and appreciation is essential...
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25 ways to use PopSockets
28 Creative Ways to Use Magnetic Clips

Magnetic clips have been a long-time Bank Express customer favorite. Clips and magnets are home, office, and education staples, these fantastic items combine the two to give you more uses...
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25 ways to use PopSockets
25 Ways to Use PopSockets™ Phone Grips and Stands

Their universal usefulness and affordability make Popsockets™ a highly sought after promotional item for schools, fundraising, and much more...
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Cause Related Marketing
How to Create Over-the-Top Trade Show Displays: 3 Big Ideas

With so many organizations vying for their attention, many booths will go unnoticed. That's where these unique trade show booth ideas come in...
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Cause Related Marketing
Cause Related Marketing Campaigns - 3 Non-Profit Case Studies

Find out how three caring non-profit organizations raised awareness for their causes, won at fundraising and thanked their supporters with promotional campaigns...
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Fundraising Planning
Fundraising 101 - Checklist and Tips for Nonprofits and Schools

To ensure your success, you'll need to start planning as early as possible to make certain all your objectives are met. Here is a checklist to help you pull things together...
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What is Polypropylene Material
What is Polypropylene Fabric?

Polypropylene is a flexible resin polymer and is often referred to simply as “non-woven"...
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What not to do on an employee's first day
3 Things to Avoid on an Employee’s First Day

Making a good first impression is as important for employers as it is for new hires. We reveal some common mistakes employers make during the onboarding process and what to do instead...
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Holiday Gift Guide for Clients by Budget
4 Ways to Win Elections with Political Campaign Merchandise

Promotional products and elections have a long history and since they are still being used in elections today, you can tell they are powerful...
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Best USA Made Promotional Products
American Swag: The Best USA-Made Promotional Products

There are plenty of American promotional products you can use to grow your brand while showcasing your national pride, saving money and gaining consumers' favor...
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Holiday Gift Guide for Clients by Budget
How to Help: 7 National Diabetes Awareness Month 2020 Ideas

Celebrate National Diabetes Awareness Month all November long...
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Holiday Gift Guide for Clients by Budget
5 Psychological Factors of Brand Awareness & Trust

Learn how to create brand awareness and trust with customers and prospects...
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Holiday Gift Guide for Clients by Budget
Best Holiday Gifts Ideas for Clients by Budget

Use this 2020 holiday gift guide to help you choose the right customer appreciation gifts at a price point that is just right for your organization...
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Holiday Gift Guide for Employees by Budget
Best Holiday Gifts Ideas for Employees by Budget

From our selection of inexpensive, yet thoughtful gifts, to items in line with bigger budgets, Bank Express has something for every employee on your list...
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Effective Swag Bag Ideas
9 Great Promotional Items to Include In the Swag Bag for Your Next Corporate Event

Leave a good impression that sticks around, with a swag bag full of great promotional items that make it hard to forget you...
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Offline Marketing Strategies
Promotional Items for an Offline Marketing That Works

Offline marketing allows your brand to experience important real-world encounters that can truly resonate with potential customers and partners...
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9 Effective Recruiting Methods
9 Effective Recruiting Methods to Hire and Retain Talented Employees

There are a number of ways you can recruit new employees who will quickly become the star teammates you need for success...
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Healthcare Marketing Tips
Healthcare Marketing Tips and Basics

With an effective and well-rounded plan, you can better communicate why your product or service is the best choice...
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Nonprofit Marketing Ideas and Tips

A solid marketing starts with defining your mission and audience in order to create messages that inspire your audience to take action and support your charity...
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Expert Trade Show Tips
Trade Show Insider Secrets for Exhibitors

“Location, Location, Location!” remains a true key to success but there is a lot more that goes into maximizing the investment in your exhibit, so let’s unpack it...
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Best Custom Halloween Treat Bags
The Creepiest Custom Trick or Treat Bags for Halloween 2020

If your organization is looking for branding opportunities, Halloween is a great opportunity, because the spookiest day of the year is also perfect for gaining exposure and engaging with the community...
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2020 Political Logos Ranked
Voters Pick the Best and Worst Campaign Logos of 2020

To find out how the Class of 2020’s branding resonates with the public, we partnered with an independent research firm to survey 1,258 registered voters across the country and score the campaign materials...
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How to Care for Your Custom Table Cover

Read on for all the care instructions you need to keep your tablecloth and your brand looking good for years to come...
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What are the Most Effective Promotional Products?

Promotional products are a valuable advertising tool that amplifies brand recognition through exposure...
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The Best School Spirit Giveaway Ideas

A stronger community and tons of exposure — sounds like a pretty killer combo, right? With customized promotional items designed to raise school spirit, it can be a reality...
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How to Choose & Design Your Own Customized Padfolios

If you’re interested in choosing the perfect personalized padfolios, you’re in the right place, as this buying guide will tell you everything you need to know...
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How to Choose & Design Your Own Custom Notebooks, Journals & Notepads

This notebook buying guide has all the informationy you need to select the perfect custom notebook...
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7 Pet-Friendly Giveaways for Animal Lovers

There are ways that you can incorporate pet-friendly giveaways into your marketing even if your business does not cater specifically to animals...
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Promotional Products for Booster Clubs: 5 of the Best Ideas

With the right promotional items, booster clubs and PTAs can generate funds like never before...
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K9s On The Front Line
Supporting a Cause with Custom Products: Camp Sunshine

We had the opportunity to visit Camp Sunshine and drop off some promotional goodies to help them spread awareness for their camp at recruiting events...
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K9s On The Front Line
How to Create Unforgettable Custom Swag Bags: 8 Standout Ideas

These bags are a fantastic way for organizations to gain exposure and make a memorable impression. That’s because with custom swag bags, you stand to reap the benefits of multiple types of promotional products at once...
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K9s On The Front Line
Bank Express Cares: K9s On the Front Line

K9s on the Front Line is a Maine and Missouri-based nonprofit organization that provides trained service dogs to veterans...
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Giveaway ideas for churches
America’s Most Memorable Mascots

Mascots give brands warmth and personality. They become touchstones that we recognize, like, and trust...
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Giveaway ideas for churches
Customized Church Giveaway Ideas

Are you wondering how you can use promotional products to build up your congregation? Or maybe you’re a faith-based nonprofit looking to help people in your community? Learn how promo products can support these efforts...
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The Power of Promotional USBs
The History of Travel Mugs & Tumblers

When were travel mugs invented? Join Bank Express for a history lesson that will leave you wanting to promote your own brand on a travel mug...
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The Power of Promotional USBs
The Power of Promotional USBs

Custom USB flash drives can be a fantastic way to boost brand recognition, show customer and employee appreciation and gain exposure...
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How to Choose and Design Your Own Custom USB Flash Drives
How to Choose and Design Your Own Custom USB Flash Drives

Even in the age of the cloud, USB flash drives are as useful as ever. The widespread popularity makes USB thumb drives a fantastic promotional product...
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What are Promo Products and Why Do They Work?
What Are Promotional Products and Why Do They Work?

Promotional products have the power to win over consumers, employees and clients alike, all while gaining loads of organic exposure for your brand...
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Quotes, Sayings & Slogans for Funny, Inspirational Travel Mugs

When you combine your logo with a unique message, you create a one-of-a-kind giveaway item that will motivate and amuse as it raises awareness for your organization...
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Promotional Products Glossary
Promotional Products Terms - A Customization Glossary

This glossary will fill you in on the processes used to imprint your items, the charges that you will see on your quote or on an item page as well as some of your imprint options...
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Types of Plastic and Their Recycling Codes

An increasing number of consumer products – including countless promotional items – are made from plastic. Here's a quick primer to help you understand the differences between various types...
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9 Unique Dental Office Giveaways

Dental promotional products, you can capture patients’ attention and gain exposure. Here are nine ideas for your dental office giveaways...
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The Best Promotional Products for Direct Mail Marketing

Promotional mailers are a great way to connect to your target audience, attract new business, and reward existing customers...
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Promotional Product Design Ideas: Fun Slogans, Sayings & Quotes

Whether you choose a humorous phrase or an inspirational quote, make something truly unique and memorable with promotional products slogans...
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Bags Buyer Guide
Promotional Products in the Wild: Boost Workplace Culture with Company Swag

Promotional products can be a positive (and powerful) part of your company’s overall image and workplace culture...
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Bags Buyer Guide
Promotional Products in the Wild: 7 Examples of Branded Merchandise That Actually Sells

We'll show you how brands are creating branded merchandise their customers are actively seeking out...
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Bags Buyer Guide
Promotional Products in the Wild: The Importance of Corporate Apparel

Corporate apparel with your company logo helps to create a sense of brand identity for employees...
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Bags Buyer Guide
Custom Bags and Promotional Bags: The Ultimate Buyer’s Guide

With this guide, you’ll be able to pick bags that are perfectly suited to both your and your recipient’s needs...
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Buying Dilemmas
American Shopping Guilt

Trying to be an ethical consumer can be an emotional rollercoaster ride of feeling good when we support businesses that share our values, and guilty when we put convenience or price ahead of our beliefs...
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Power Up Your Brand with Custom USB Charging Cables

We've surveyed customers and staff and come up with the most important considerations when buying charging cables...
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The Essential Buyer’s Guide to Custom Travel Mugs and Promotional Tumblers

learn everything you need to know about buying the perfect customized travel mugs and tumblers for your brand...
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Everything You Need to Know About Ordering Custom Trade Show Table Covers

Table coverings offer different imprint sizes and styles, here is a rundown of some of the common options...
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Promotional Products in the Wild: 4 Inspiring Use Cases for Social Causes

Ready to get some inspiration for your next charitable campaign? Here, we’ll look at four promotional product ideas for social causes...
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Promotional Products in the Wild: 5 Use Cases for Brand Promotion

Promotional products can play a valuable role in supporting good causes, but what about your company and brand...
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How to Choose the Best Custom Phone Accessories

There are few better ways to gain brand exposure and show employee appreciation than by gifting custom phone accessories...
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The Ultimate Custom Water Bottle Buying Guide

In this custom water bottle buying guide will show you how you can pick water bottles that are perfect for your brand, organization and purpose...
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Eco-Friendly Promotional Products Buying Guide

We will explore some of the different terms under the eco-friendly umbrella, as well as the benefits of each...
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Show You Care with Custom Reusable Straws

One way to distinguish your brand is through green-themed giveaways such as custom reusable straws...
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Trade Show Checklist: The Complete Guide to Trade Show Planning

Trade shows are one of the most profitable marketing strategies in the U.S...
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Celebration and Gift Ideas Nurses Love

The nurses we polled all agreed that the act of recognizing their hard work and effort is the most important thing...
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Promotional Products for Government Agencies

Agencies of all types; transportation, public safety, parks and recreation, social services and more can all take advantage of promotional items to share their message or spread awareness for the services that the agency has to offer...
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How Your Organization Can Support Men’s Health this Movember

Many men over the years have chosen to grow a mustache throughout the month of November as a way to show support for this important cause. Promotional products can be a very effective way to help achieve the important goal of improving men’s physical and mental health...
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6 High Tech Giveaways You Can’t Live Without

With new technology being developed all the time, it can be hard to keep up with the latest tech trends. We have all the most popular tech giveaways and ideas that you can use to make your next promotion a big success...
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The 6 Best Promotional Giveaways for Summer Outdoor Events

Whether you attend, sponsor or host a summer event, promotional giveaways can help your brand become a part of every attendee’s summer memories...
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Make Your Brand Message Travel with Promotional Products

There is a large demographic of people who travel for work each year and that number is growing.Here are four categories of promotional travel items to get you started...
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Customized Wedding Favors for Every Budget

Wedding favors not only add interest to your reception tables and hotel rooms reserved for guests, they also make thoughtful mementos to send home with those who came to celebrate your special day...
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4 Fun Employee Appreciation & Team Building Ideas for the Workplace

We have a number of ideas for how you can boost your corporate culture and office morale through staff retention efforts, team building exercises, employee appreciation ideas, and health and wellness programs...
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Promotional Products for Schools – Your Logo’s Academic Year

Learn how your school can make the most out of logo imprinted items from new student orientation all the way up to graduation...
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A Guide to Choosing the Perfect Promotional T-Shirt

To ensure that you choose the tee that is the best solution for your needs, we’ve broken T-shirts down into three categories and chosen a top-selling tee from each category to use as an example for you to base a decision on...
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The Power of Promotional Writing Instruments – Branding with Pens

Pens are inexpensive, come in a vast variety of styles, and can be used by anyone, which is why the promotional pen is right on point...
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3 Ways to Get Your Nonprofit or Charity Noticed with Custom Logo Items

With so many worthy causes hoping to gain support from donors, it is important to get creative when amplifying your message...
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6 Nutrient Packed Infused Water Recipes

We all know the importance of drinking a sufficient amount of water, but it can be easy to let proper hydration fall to the wayside. Adding a burst of fun flavors to your water can make drinking recommended daily dosage a lot easier...
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9 Awareness-Raising Ideas for American Heart Month

February is American Heart Month. If you are looking for a way for your organization to make a difference, consider an event with a heart-healthy spin on it...
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10 Inspiring Ways To Use Promotional USB Flash Drives

We have put together a list of creative uses for USB flash Drives to try at your next promotional event...
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45 Ways to use the Whizzie™ Spotter Tie

The Whizzie™ Spotter Tie is an extremely versatile and fun item that the staff at Bank Express has taken a liking for...
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DIY Lip Balm Printable Holiday Cards

If you are looking for a thoughtful, last-minute holiday card this year, consider these adorable printable cards, with a clever space to add a trendy and popular lip balm ball...
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How to Use Promotional Floor Mats for Your Marketing

Promotional rugs can serve as indoor billboards for your brand. They are a great vehicle for sharing your message and they provide high exposure at a low cost...
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Inexpensive Customer Appreciation Ideas

Here are some of our favorite ways to say thanks to your customers with items that are all under $5.00 each...
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Promotional Giveaways for Health and Wellness

Although we cannot stop cold and flu from striking, we can take measures to protect ourselves and those around us from germs that can cause illness...
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Putting It to The Test: Bank Express' Yukon vs. Popular Retail Brand Tumbler

One of our most popular double-wall, vacuum-constructed, stainless steel tumblers has all the same features and functions of the most popular retail brand...
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Red Ribbon Week and Other Ways to Support Substance Abuse Awareness

October is Substance Awareness Month and one such effort is The Red Ribbon Campaign™, which promotes Red Ribbon Week® in the last week of each October every year...
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Share Your Brand on the Green: 5 Giveaways for Charity Golf Tournaments

Annual golf tournaments are a chance for corporations and individuals to get out in the community and make an impact...
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Using Promotional Products to Support Breast Cancer Awareness

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and promotional products are an important means for any kind of business to show their support...
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What Your Customers Will Love About Using Custom Reusable Bags

Implementation of reusable grocery totes has been on the rise...
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Boost Office Productivity & Morale with Custom Sticky Notes

Read on to learn how promotional sticky notes can increase office organization, productivity, and cohesiveness...
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Make Prospective Students Feel Welcome

With so much to consider, students are looking for colleges where they feel like they can belong...
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