Monthly Archives: August 2013

We’ve come a long way, baby.

Wow. Labor Day. It takes me by surprise every single year. And it probably always will. But living in Chicago now, it was brought to my attention that Labor Day was actually born during the Pullman Strike, which is a … Continue reading

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From the inside, out.

Well, I hate to admit it, but I think I’ve actually… grown up. At least a little bit. Speaking to a friend today, he was discussing an upcoming day of seminars where he works, everything from leadership training to critical … Continue reading

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Guest Blog: Great for conference swag bags!

Conferences are a great way to network, meet new people, and get your company name out there. Many annual conferences have companies that steadfastly attend every year, armed with a table full of free stuff to foist off on every … Continue reading

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As the kids are saying “Right in the feels”

Normally I like to keep these blogs fairly universal, or at least to generalize items, you know, lapel pins, lanyards, challenge coins, general. But yesterday I got word that one of our custom pin customers is using one of our … Continue reading

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Lanyards are the new dress for success

I didn’t think anything of it the first time it happened. The second time happened long enough after the first that I didn’t put two and two together. But the third time I was stopped in a store by a … Continue reading

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The eye of the beholder

What makes something valuable? What makes it priceless? That’s kind of a toughie. It’s a combination of emotional connection and the rarity of the object, I think. Think of your most prized possessions: the picture of you and your best … Continue reading

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Three Ways to Use Custom Pins for your Company

A well-designed pin can have many uses, from announcing a new service or product, to recognizing members of a company or organization, to spreading the word about your group. From full-color to embossed to understated, customized pins can bring a … Continue reading

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Everything really is bigger in Texas!

I just got back from a brief vacation down to the deep south. Texas to be exact. And let me tell you, never before have I seen such state pride! Everything from their overpasses to their building facades, their manhole … Continue reading

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