Insights & Ideas

Welcome to our collection of marketing information, thoughts and ideas!  Insights & Ideas is also the name of our monthly email. Sign up to get even more timely ideas and sneak peek’s into what we love and recommend.

25 Foot Locking Tape Measure

25 Foot Locking Tape Measure

For all my fellow right brain friends, this is the ruler for you! Simple math is not needed as most useful details like 41" is also  marked as 3' 5"  right on the tape, and its detailed measurements has 1/32" markings. This is substantial and has a solid coiling...

Columbia Powder Lite Jacket

Columbia Powder Lite Jacket

This good looking puffy jacket is lightweight yet warm and you won't have that "Stay Puft Marshmallow Man" look. The Omni Heat thermal reflection lining and Thermarator Insulator works like a champ. I stay plenty warm and my wife thinks I look hot in it. The fit is...

Greeting Card Box with Microwave Popcorn

Greeting Card Box with Microwave Popcorn

Here is a clever item that combines a full color packaging/brochure with a treat for the end user. In this case it's microwave popcorn, but this supplier has other custom window boxes with various candy options.  I've tried this supplier for freshness, and was happy...

The North Face POM Beanie

The North Face POM Beanie

After experiencing 30 below zero in Chicago this past Christmas, a quality warm hat was hot on my radar. This POM beanie from North Face will become part of my personal collection.  It is thick, warm, and snug! Completely covers my ears and forehead. It comes in shady...

120 Piece Custom Jigsaw Puzzle

120 Piece Custom Jigsaw Puzzle

Here's another clever piece I feel is worth sharing. This is a fully custom, 120 piece puzzle with a very attractive gift box with magnetic flap. The overall quality is very good. In a digital world, puzzles are a way to unplug, relieve stress, relax and help keep...

Universal Switchband

Universal Switchband

Here's a new product that you will like. This full color neoprene phone holder fits all cell phone cases. Its not a stick on. It looks like a baby cumberbund for your phone. It fastens inside your phone case with velcro creating a  nice snug fit with nothing really...

The Evolution of Workplace Wellness

The Evolution of Workplace Wellness

“Corporate Wellness” has evolved dramatically over the last few years. Wellness used to primarily refer to employee’s physical health – with programs providing pedometers…

Got Time for Your Big Marketing Ideas?

Got Time for Your Big Marketing Ideas?

Most marketing professionals are expected to create and manage “big idea” projects – yet their departments’ resources are usually stretched too thin to execute them.

Think of Social Media as Rental Property

Think of Social Media as Rental Property

It’s a reminder to “Build on land you own”. Social platforms own your followers and can drive their behavior. So, what this means for businesses relying on social media?

The Many Benefits of Corporate Portals

The Many Benefits of Corporate Portals

To say the pandemic has created challenges for businesses - both internally and externally - is an understatement. Internally with how employees work and access what they need, and externally, with the decrease in sales due to the challenging nature of working in a...