6 Hot Products for the Grill Master

Apr 22

Nothing says summertime better than lounging on a pool float, roasting marshmallows under the stars, or feasting on tender barbecue. It’s time to light up the grill, because these smokin&rsqu...

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Case Study: Keep Warm Buddy Set

Apr 15

Description: Keep Warm Buddy Set Industry: Education What it was purchased for: A local school was looking for a fundraiser item to help older kids raise money for an overnight camping trip. They ch...

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5 Ways to Boost Employee Morale

Apr 07

When it comes to building a successful company culture, maintaining positive employee attitude is key. Not only are happy employees more productive, but your company is also more likely to attract and...

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5 Promotional Products for School That Are 2 Cool 2-B 4-Got-N

Mar 31

Each school year, millions of students hit the books, shoot some hoops, and work hard to bring home that golden 4.0 GPA. Sometimes, the best way to promote your brand is by supporting the students in ...

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30 Quotes That Will Motivate You to Succeed

Mar 23

We all want to succeed in business and in life, but sometimes we could use an extra boost of motivation. Some of the most successful people we have ever known have failed many times before succeeding....

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Case Study: Thank You for Spooning

Mar 16

Description: 10 Oz. Aztec Spooner Mug Industry: Advertising / Marketing / Publishing What it was purchased for: A major coupon distributor was looking for a thank you to give out to advertisers. ...

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Case Study: Safety First

Mar 08

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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7 Promotional Products For Those On the Go

Mar 01

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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Case Study: Happy to Hang Around

Feb 21

Description: Standard Door Hangers Industry: Automotive What it was purchased for: A collision center wanted to increase the number of customer satisfaction survey responses and boost online appoint...

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Take 5 of These Promotional Products for the Medical Field, and Call Me in the Morning

Feb 14

It can be tough for people in the medical field to get their names out to new patients. If you own a restaurant, you can have your cool mascot show up at a local sports game and toss out t-shirts. But...

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Clean Desk, Happy Desk!

Jan 31

An organized desk is a happy desk and the perfect time to clean and reorganize your desk is at the beginning of the new quarter! Whether it's Q1 or Q4 – sometimes filing away old projects, dusti...

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Case Study: The Weather is Snow Joke

Jan 24

Description: Keep Warm Buddy Set Industry: Education What it was purchased for: A local school was looking for a fundraiser item to help older kids raise money for an overnight camping trip. The...

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5 Men's Wearable Promotional Products for the Office and Beyond

Jan 16

It’s fun giving out promotional products like fidget spinners and stress balls, but sometimes you need an option for the guy that likes to keep it a bit more professional. These business casu...

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Case Study: 3D is the Key

Jan 09

A company was looking for unique items to commemorate the celebration of its 45th year in business. They wanted to incorporate a new logo that communicated the anniversary as well as the range of prod...

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10 Promo Products for Auto-Lovers

Jan 02

Grab your keys and prepare for a Bo Duke slide across the hood of your car. It’s time to take a look at 10 promo products for auto-lovers. For this list, we put together a travel-bag of gear wor...

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Imprint Everything: A Guide to Printing Methods

Dec 25, 2021

Once you’ve found the perfect promotional product for your business or organization, the next step is to emblazon it with your logo or message. Depending on the item, there may be multiple decor...

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Case Study: Info in a Flash

Dec 18, 2021

Item: 8GB Custom USB 2.0 Flash Drive Purpose: Provide information about the school and programs Audience: Students and prospective students A community college was looking for a unique way to di...

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Top 10 Promotional Products for the Health and Wellness Industry

Dec 11, 2021

Now, more than ever before, people are focused on enriching their lives with healthy habits and wellbeing practices. In fact, the health & wellness industry has seen exponential growths over the past ...

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5 Corporate Gifts Your Clients Will Love

Dec 03, 2021

Corporate gifts are a great way to thank your clients for keeping you in business. When done right, they can also function as employee rewards/incentives. Here are a few of our favorite promotional pr...

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Case Study: A Spoon-taneous Promotion

Nov 26, 2021

Description: Spoon Mug Industry: Advertising What it was purchased for: A major coupon distributor was looking for a thank you to give out to advertisers. How it was distributed: The spoon mugs w...

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How Promo Products Can Tell Your Brand's Story

Nov 19, 2021

Stories are powerful. From sharing stories around the campfire to writing fictional novels, storytelling has connected people together for thousands of years. But, have you ever considered storytelli...

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Case Study: Recycle, Reuse, Read a Book!

Nov 12, 2021

Product: Non-Woven Shopper Tote Bag Industry: Bookstore What it was purchased for: A large college bookstore wanted to feature a reusable shopping bag for students. The goal was to get the students ...

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5 Steps to Achieving Your Goals

Nov 05, 2021

If you’ve ever watched a TED talk or listened to any of your teachers in school, you’ll know that setting goals are the stepping stones to getting where you want to be in life. You watch o...

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The Best Promotional Products for Sports Fanatics

Oct 29, 2021

With football season right around the corner, people are gearing up to support their favorite teams. Whether they’re grilling hot dogs at a tailgate or cheering in the stands, fans love wearing...

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Our Top 10 Favorite Eco-Friendly Products

Oct 21, 2021

Sometimes it’s good to take a moment and get in touch with Mother Earth. Not only are these products great for printing your company logo or message, but they also serve dual purposes. The produ...

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Yes, There's a Difference: Everything You Need to Know About Pens

Oct 14, 2021

Even as much of our world goes digital and paperless, the pen remains an essential tool in both office and home life. With so many different types of pens, choosing the “write” one can be ...

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12 Perfect Pediatric Products for Babies

Oct 07, 2021

Oh, babies! What a joy to welcome. Bringing a new baby into the world is so exciting (but also stressful and frequently sleepless). New parents know that there’s a lot to procure and prepare bef...

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Case Study: Stick to the Schedule

Sep 30, 2021

Industry: Hospitality Personalization: A small sandwich shop wanted to increase their business during lunch hour. Their target market was people who worked near their restaurant. Method of Distribut...

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Case Study: You've Got the Power

Sep 23, 2021

A gym wanted to promote their additional personal training services. The client gave the Compact Aluminum Power Bank 4000 mAh away to new clients who booked an initial consultation with a trainer. Sin...

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7 Promotional Products for Law Firms

Sep 16, 2021

If you're in the law business, you know that brand recognition is everything. In fact, repeat clients and referrals are some of the top avenues through which law firms gain business. If you're looking...

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6 Things You're Missing Out on by Not Using Promotional Products

Sep 08, 2021

Promotional products aren’t just for niche industry operations. Whether you are a small organization looking to grow your business, or an established company wanting to reach a new market, a pro...

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12 Coolest Squeeze Products to Relieve Your Stress

Sep 01, 2021

Admit it, when you get a goodie bag full of promotional products, or you see a booth at a trade show - you immediately gravitate towards the stress relievers. Stress relievers have evolved well beyond...

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Your Guide to Promo Hats

Aug 25, 2021

A hat is a hat, right? With so many different styles available, it’s easy to get confused. With this quick guide to promotional headwear, you’ll learn the differences between the various s...

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6 Things You're Missing out on by Not Using Promotional Products

Aug 18, 2021

Promotional products aren't just for niche industry operations. Whether you are a small organization looking to grow your business, or an established company wanting to reach a new market, a product b...

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25 Insane Facts About Promotional Products

Aug 10, 2021

You don’t have to work in the field of promotional products to notice the impact they can have on any organization’s marketing efforts. As the most effective medium of advertising across a...

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Your Brand Is Your Business - Market It!

Aug 03, 2021

As a marketing professional, you understand better than anyone the importance of establishing a distinct brand presence for your company. People gravitate to those they identify with and can trust wit...

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6 Products to Show Your Support for Breast Cancer Awareness

Aug 03, 2021

Suppose you're looking for a cause to support to make sure that your business is responsible and giving back to the community. In that case, breast cancer awareness is an excellent choice because it i...

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How to Create Buzz Around a Launch With Promo Products

Aug 03, 2021

So, you’re launching a new product or service? Congratulations – what an exciting time for your business! We understand that your next step is to develop your action plan to make this laun...

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Pendergrass Promos Featured in EDGE Magazine

Jul 08, 2019

Kevin and Bethany were both asked if they could be interviewed by EDGE magazine to be featured as next generation rising entrepreneurs in the promotional product industry. The article was published in...

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How to Plan Your Next Marketing Project in 5 Easy Steps

Jun 17, 2019

For any marketing project to be effective, it is essential to have a strategic plan in place. Below I’ve outlined how to plan your next marketing project in just 5 easy steps. 1. Assess your...

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CASE STUDY: A Veterinarian Increases ROI Through Strategic Use Of Calendars

Jun 16, 2019

*A veterinarian needed an item to thank customers and gain exposure for her vet office. She mailed the stapled Puppies and Kittens calendar along with a thank-you letter to her customers, encouraging ...

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CASE STUDY: Customized Candy Item Re-energizes Business at Popular Times Square Hotel

Jun 16, 2019

In the heart of Times Square is the Westin New York; one of the crown jewels in the hotel franchise's collection. The prestigious hotel has won numerous awards and is consistently on the cutting edge ...

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CASE STUDY: How 4 Measuring Cups Made Senior Citizens Smile

Jun 16, 2019

*Description: Set of 4 Measuring Cups Industry: Hospitality / Tourism What it was purchased for: A company in the Milwaukee area wanted to spice up a "normal giveaway" into some kind of theme. They ...

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Jun 07, 2019

Today, we will conclude our series on the importance of following up with prospects and clients by talking about creativity in the follow-up. In my experience, creativity is sorely lacking in most com...

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May 31, 2019

Last week, I talked about how follow-up should be done purposefully. There needs to be a reason. There needs to be an objective. Once you understand the importance of follow-up and realize that it nee...

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May 24, 2019

Last week, I talked about the importance of follow-up. If you want more business, you have to commit to the idea of following up with clients and prospects. If you want to be the best salesperson you ...

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May 21, 2019

I have often been asked how my wife and I were able to start a business and grow (and sustain) it so quickly. While there are many ways to answer this question, one of the main reasons why our busines...

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May 16, 2019

I want to put a disclaimer at the beginning and be very clear about something. When I ask if we should accept who we are, I am not talking about self-respect or self-love. If we don't first have self-...

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Apr 10, 2019

This article will conclude our series on Rethinking Referrals. Thus far, we have discussed the different “problems” and “negatives” with relying on referrals as your main busin...

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Apr 05, 2019

In this article, we will be discussing the final “negative” to relying on referrals as your predominant business plan. Next week, we will conclude this series of articles by talking about ...

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Mar 28, 2019

Today, we continue in our series of articles called “Rethinking Referrals.” If you haven’t read the first two articles, you can do so by clicking here (Introduction) and here (The Li...

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Mar 22, 2019

Last week, I gave an introduction to this series of articles called Rethinking Referrals (to read the article, click here). This week, I will begin to explain why we should rethink referrals. One of...

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Mar 15, 2019

How are you getting your customers and clients? This is a question I ask just about everyone I meet in business. The typical answer to this question is something to the effect of “word of mouth ...

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Feb 19, 2019

I like results. Who doesn’t, right? If I am doing something and I am not seeing the results, it makes it harder to keep doing it. In fact, in a lot of cases, I ended up quitting projects or cert...

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Feb 03, 2019

Making connections and building relationships are crucial to success if you are in sales in any form or fashion. So, obviously, the last thing I want to do is burn bridges. This means that every time ...

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Jan 04, 2019

If you work in sales in any capacity, chances are you rely on e-mail more than just about any other form of communication. This reason alone should be enough to convince us of the importance of how we...

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Nov 16, 2018

The holidays are upon us! Parents are rushing to get their Christmas shopping done and many are starting to feel the anticipatory stress of family get-togethers! While we here at Pendergrass Promos In...

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Sep 11, 2018

Follow-up. Follow-up. Follow-up. Following up is the #1 rule if you are going to have any success in your business. However, it isn’t just about following up. In order to be effective, your f...

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Mar 12, 2018

For a business to succeed, it must sell its products or services. The location may be perfect, the staff may be professional, and the office may be organized and have the latest technology available. ...

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Feb 12, 2018

Are you building relationships with your clients or are you just selling products and services? The more I work in the business world as a business owner, the more I realize the importance of building...

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Nov 27, 2017

Since my early teenage years, I was often told that I had a “gift” --- the gift of gab. I always took it as a compliment. While many of my friends were always shy around others, I had no p...

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Nov 14, 2017

Do you need more clients? Are you looking for more customers? If the answer to these questions is “yes,” then what are you currently doing to make that happen? What kind of plans do you ha...

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Oct 31, 2017

What motivates you? What drives you to be the best you can be? When you’re working hard, who are you thinking of? What are you thinking about? In this article, I want to talk about the differenc...

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Oct 11, 2017

In today’s technologically driven society, it is easier than ever for your clients to find your competition. Plus, there is always someone out there selling your product for a little less and wh...

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Sep 29, 2017

"No. I am not interested. No thanks. Go away. Don’t call back. I don’t know what you’re selling, but I know I don’t want it." The list goes on and on. There are many ways peopl...

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Sep 13, 2017

Nearly 70% of Americans participate in Halloween parties and activities, making Halloween a great time to promote your business. With Halloween just around the corner, now is the time to be purchas...

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Aug 29, 2017

How successful have your trade shows been in the past? Do you get the leads you hope for? Do you get the kind of traffic to your display/booth that you expect? Are you able to effectively follow-up wi...

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Aug 18, 2017

We live in a day and age where we are all blessed to have an overflow of tools and information at our disposal to help us when it comes to figuring out who our target client is. Whether it is website ...

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Jul 24, 2017

Companies will spend billions of dollars this year on efforts aimed at influencing their potential customers by following different marketing strategies. Marketing is the most creative influence for b...

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Jul 12, 2017

In the last article, I discussed the difference between being productive and just being busy. We established that being busy actually makes you less productive. When you’re busy, you don’t...

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Jun 26, 2017

We hear it all the time, don’t we? You know what I am talking about. A typical conversation these days seems to center around how “busy” we all are. Does the following sound familiar...

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Jun 05, 2017

In this article, I want to talk about why promotional products don't work. Yup, you read that correctly. Sometimes they are nothing but a waste of good marketing money. Obviously, I believe that promo...

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Pendergrass Promos Makes the News!

May 05, 2017

The Athens-Limestone County community is celebrating their small businesses and their owners this week. Kevin Pendergrass of Pendergrass Promos began his business in February 2016. "The biggest thi...

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Small Business Development Center Day

Mar 28, 2017

Wow! We can't say THANK YOU enough! It was a privilege for Pendergrass Promos to be presented as one of the business success stories at the Small Business Development Center day! Kevin Pendergrass was...

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Building Home & Remodeling Show 2017

Mar 17, 2017

We had a great time at the 2017 Building Home and Remodeling Show at the Von Braun Center. We were able to go visit our customers and see them use their promo products in action! DreamMaker Bath & K...

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ASU Higher Ed Day

Mar 10, 2017

We are always excited to be able to work with Athens State University. Athens State University is the oldest 2 year Upper Division university in Alabama! Below are some pictures of the t-shirts we did...

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Mar 01, 2017

Last Friday, I had the honor and privilege of speaking at Hot Coffee located at Hudson Alpha in Huntsville, Alabama. Hot Coffee is a weekly networking even where business leaders, owners and professio...

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