August 2017

Is a Simple Brand a Better Brand?

Kelly Glass

If you read our weekly blogs or follow Idea Custom Solutions on social media, you know we like to talk about the topic of rebranding. With all of the logo changes that occurred over the past few years, we have much to discuss!

Promotional Products Activate People

Kelly Glass

Reminder advertising — that's what people outside the industry used to call promotional products.

They are an excellent way to put businesses' names and contact information in front of future customers, helping to make contact at the right time. They are also effective for small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) to brand at public events, such as trade shows, 5K races and fun runs, music fests and even in swag bags.

Marketing Collateral Still an Important Part of Marketing

Kelly Glass

You hear it now and again: print is not dead! Every day, Americans still pick up magazines and newspapers to read. Plus, the rise of digital media has not stopped the steady flow of printed circulars, promotional postcards and coupons to our physical mailboxes at home and at work.

But does marketing collateral still work for the average business?

Drinkware: For the Home, Office or School

Kelly Glass

It's arguably one of the most useful kinds of promotional products out there. The drinkware category continues to be a tried-and-true choice for promoting small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) in every sector.

Keep Your Logo Legit

Kelly Glass

It's been said that "imitation is the greatest form of flattery". That concept has inspired some of the best works in popular music, comedy and fine arts for ages. But when it comes to crafting corporate identities and brands, copying other designs is not a good idea. Small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) should always strive to be unique.