The "Write" Stuff

Only the top of this pen was sticking out amongst some tools on a shelf in my dad's barn. As soon as I held it in my hand I knew instantly, a sort of deja vu feeling, that it was a promotional pen from my grandfather's business. The amazing…

Better Branding, Lower Cost

Branding is very important to the image of a business. This is why it is vital that the logo, website, products and services have distinct color(s) and design. The burgundy T-shirt, on the left, is what the Weymouth Food Pantry had for their…

Making your Logo POP on Tee-shirts

Whenever quoting a new job, I always ask to see what they have done in the past. I love improving the quality and service over earlier orders. In addition to being one of the best ways to retain business, I am hard-wired to provide high quality…

Not All T-shirts are Created Equal

In the image above, a prominent local silkscreener printed the T-shirt on the left. There are numerous problems: the overall logo is too large, giving more prominence to the acorn and leaves than to the company name; the attempt to…

Hot Enough for You?

Wicking Fabrics Help People Stay Cool in the Heat Wick – verb [trans.] absorb or draw off (liquid) by capillary action: this shirt wicks away the sweat making me feel cooler on this sweltering day. I stumbled upon the benefits of fabrics…

Making You Look Good: Quality and Service at a Fair Price

Years ago, the only way to purchase imprinted promotional products was through select distributors like Jeanie Communications. The Internet has changed that, and many distributors were/are fearful of the impact on their business. I have always…

Bowled Away

Kristina Springer from Sagamore Plumbing & Heating, Inc. called wanting stylish shirts with their logo to wear to the 6th annual NAWIC Bowling Fundraiser. Because their logo is a very bright green and yellow, they figured their only…

Picture Perfect

A long-time client called about gifts for volunteers at their annual appreciation luncheon. Their budget is fairly small, and the challenge is to find something newer and better each year, while staying within their price range. Someone on…

Winning Tote Bags

A client needed some items to give away at a senior health event, and she needed them quickly, as the fair was a week away. I asked the usual questions: who will be attending the event, how many do you need, and how much do you want to spend? She…