Natural Winter Fabrics

Nov 20

Cotton, wool, and flannel are a few of the most popular—and longstanding—fabrics used for warmth and comfort during the winter. Each fabric has different qualities. These qualities are use...

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Tis' the Time of Year for Corporate Gifting!

Oct 30

Tis' the time of year to consider Corporate Gift Giving! Everyone loves to get gifts—and purchasing a gift for your customer or employee is just a nice way to say ‘Thank you and I apprec...

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Corporate Gift Giving

Sep 20

Corporate gift giving allows your company to motivate talent, build teamwork, and show appreciation to your employees. It is also a perfect way to recognize outstanding achievements! Be sure to budget...

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Fun Homecoming Promotional Products

Sep 12

JQ Designs has the Homecoming 2019 crowd pleasing promotional items for your high school or college. This is a favorite time of year to celebrate, show your school spirit, and get friends together for...

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JQ Designs featured in the Courier News

Aug 21

Down to Business: Designing shirts for companies, sports teams and events more than ink or thread, South Elgin biz owner says By Erin Sauder Elgin Courier-News | Aug 09, 2019 | 12:57 PM image credit...

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Back To School Promotional Ideas

Aug 12

It’s the most wonderful time of the year—no, not Christmas—but Back-To-School time! As an educator, parent, administrator, or student—you know how important it is to be ready f...

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Print vs Embroidery

Jul 23

  Let’s say you want to order promotional apparel. This can include t-shirts, Polo shirts, vests, button-up shirts, hats, performance wear or outer wear. Once you have made a decision on t...

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Summer Promotional Products

Jun 17

Summer time is the time for company picnics, vacation bible school, family reunions, and corporate fundraising events. These are perfect opportunities to promote your brand, mission, or company. Promo...

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Swing into Summer with Golf Promotional Products

Jun 10

  Finally! It’s here—Summer! After the long, cold, snowy weather of winter & spring it’s time to get out and enjoy summer activities. One popular outdoor sport that waits a...

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Secrets of Working Smarter, not Harder

May 28

How many of you have heard the phrase “Work Smarter—Not Harder?”  Now, how many of us come so close to working smarter—yet do not achieve our goals as efficiently as we wo...

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Types of Technical Fabrics

May 15

Technical fabrics are materials that offer a specific function, such as water resistance, or UV (ultraviolet) protection. We aren’t talking about fabric for Paris Fashion Week, but fabric whose ...

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How Promotional Products Grow Your Business

Apr 30

Promotional products are for every business—large and small. It also does not matter if you are a new business, or an established company—every businesses goals include wanting to reach ne...

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Finding the perfect Fit, Fabric and Feel in your Custom Apparel

Apr 15

When we choose clothing, there are three qualities that affect nearly all of your wardrobe's appearance on your body. These three qualities are Fit, Fabric, and Feel. The garment will always looks goo...

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Color Matching Your Logo

Mar 18

Color is everywhere—it’s part of life. Color enhances an experience, such as watching a colorized movie classic. Color creates mood, evokes emotions, and intensifies visual statements. Wh...

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New Logo, New Website, Same Great Service

Mar 01

After 16 years in business—our logo has finally evolved from a ketchup and mustard color scheme to a lovely, mature, burgundy merlot—representing how our business has aged like a fine wine...

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What does it mean to be a Professional?

Feb 11

Many of us are familiar with someone making the claim that they “are a professional.” What does this mean, exactly? Does it mean they are proficient at what they do? Does it mean they have...

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Case Study: Employee Appreciation Gift

Jan 15

A company with many sales representatives needed an item for their top sales performers. Since their sales staff has both men and women, they needed an item that could be used by either gender. They c...

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Case Study: Safety First

Jan 01

Product: Auto Safety Kit Industry: Banking What it was purchased for: As a gift to anyone who opened a new bank account for over $1,000.00. How it was distributed: The bank was looking for a brande...

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8 Promo Products That Will Kick Start Your Goals

Dec 25, 2018

We all want to live healthier, sleep deeper, and work better. These motivational promotional products will help kickstart goals and increase your brand visibility! Exercise Band Let's get physical...

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7 Retro Products That Will Turn Back Time

Dec 10, 2018

Do you ever have that moment when you look at something and you get an overwhelming surge of nostalgia? Everyone loves a good throwback, especially when it's a cool, vintage product. Below are seven r...

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Case Study: Let the Games Begin!

Dec 03, 2018

Product: Custom Malibu Sunglasses Industry: Automotive/Banking What it was purchased for: A car company wanted to find a product that would promote their brand at a local college BCS Bowl Games. Ho...

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7 Promotional Products For Those On the Go

Nov 26, 2018

According to a 2016 AAA Foundation report, American drivers spend an average of more than 17,600 minutes behind the wheel each year. Now, imagine that someone is looking at products with your logo for...

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