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4 Awesome Mindfulness Apps to Help You Be Your Best Self

Nov 19

Mindfulness. That's been a big buzzword recently. It means being mindful to take care of yourself, both physically and mentally – especially mentally. Recently, and especially with the re...

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Let's Get Physical! 9 Promo Products for Personal Trainers, Gyms, and More

Jul 30

Physical fitness is an integral part of leading a healthy life, but it’s not always easy to accomplish on one’s own! That’s where personal trainers, gyms, and fitness classes come in...

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Oh What Fun It Is To Jingle In July!

Jul 22

Knowledge is Powerful! Being Proactive is Even MORE Powerful!! Getting an earlier than normal jump on the 2021 HOLIDAY SEASON Will make the 'actual' Holiday Season much more delightf...

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How to Create Buzz Around a Launch With Promo Products

Jul 14

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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Can You Believe They Make This- Cold Shoulder

Mar 08

The Ability To Simplify Means To Eliminate The Unnecessary, So That The Necessary May Speak.... ...

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Case Study: Piece of Cake

Mar 01

Objective: A bakery owner had built solid connections with other service providers within their local event industry, but they were looking to grow their business within the wedding market. Products:...

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What Makes Gen Z Tick?

Feb 15

It’s the 2020s, and Generation Z is growing up. The generation includes people born between 1995 and the 2010s, putting the group’s eldest squarely in their mid-twenties. Chances are that ...

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Case Study: Snap a Pic!

Feb 01

Objective: A large photography studio wanted a better welcome kit for their wedding clients than just a few loose flyers. Product: Mini Horizontal Pocket Folder Personalization: The photography stud...

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Product Safety: What You Need to Know

Jan 18

No matter what they’re purchasing, no one wants their products to be unsafe – it’s a no-brainer! In the United States, there are several different product safety regulations that pro...

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7 Promotional Products for Law Firms

Jan 04

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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5 Promotional Products that Give Back

Dec 18, 2020

Are you looking to capture people’s attention? For a promotion that really packs a punch, consider choosing a product that partners your organization with a social good program. By giving back t...

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Case Study: You've Got the Power

Dec 04, 2020

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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November's Dare To Be Different - Gingerbread Houses

Nov 16, 2020

"No one remembers you for standing in the crowd. But they do remember you for standing out in it"~ Eddie Harris As we approach the Holidays this season, reality sets in and we realize that thing...

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October: Can You Believe They Make This? Light Up Masks!

Oct 29, 2020

“Behind every mask, there is a face; and behind that, a story." ~ Marty Rubin Are you ready for Halloween during COVID-19? Perfect timing to find this item - we just had to share. ...

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Industry Alert: Let's be Proactive!

Oct 26, 2020

Innovative Promotional Concepts has participated in numerous virtual events with our suppliers and Industry Associations over the past several weeks. We are being informed of the current disrupt...

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2021 PPAI Pryamid Award Finalist!

Oct 15, 2020

"Stop being afraid of what could go wrong, and start being excited about what could go right!" ...

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September Can You Believe They Make This - Instacake

Sep 15, 2020

“Make someone smile whenever you can, you never know how much of a difference you could be making in their life at that moment." ~ Unknown ...

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August's Dare To Be Different - #Homeboarding

Aug 14, 2020

"Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attai...

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Case Study: Work it Out!

Aug 07, 2020

A nationwide insurance company shifted their employees out of their field offices to at-home workspaces due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Their HR team was tasked with providing a team appreciation gif...

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July Can You Believe They Make This- Self Cleaning Bottle

Jul 27, 2020

“And above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don't believe in magic will ne...

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July's Dare To Be Different Blog - How Are You Staying Engaged?

Jul 10, 2020

"If you have the power to make someone feel good, you should make them feel good." ...

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"Can You Believe They Make This?" Integrating the 'old' with the 'new' - Relevant & Impactful!

Jun 25, 2020

“The Unimaginable Always Becomes The Unforgettable.” ...

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June's Dare To Be Different -Let's Collaborate Safety Efforts with Marketing Efforts

Jun 08, 2020

"Never neglect details. When everyone's mind is dulled or distracted, the leader must be doubly vigilant." ...

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May's 'Dare To Be Different' Blog - The Branding Bunch Video

May 27, 2020

"Unity is strength...when there is teamwork and collaboration, wonderful things can be achieved." ...

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Can U Believe They Made This

May 18, 2020

“The most successful people are those who accept, and adapt to constant change. This adaptability requires a degree of flexibility and humility most people can’t manage.&rd...

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It's Party Thyme: 7 Products for Plant Lovers

May 15, 2020

In recent years, home gardening has gone from a small hobby to a full-blown trend. Houseplants aren’t just beautiful home décor- they’re actually good for your health! Owning indoor...

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Case Study: A Not-So-Silly Idea

May 01, 2020

An insurance company signed up to be the “hydration” sponsor for a fun and colorful 5K run/walk for charity. The race was popular in the community because it was known as a vibrant, fun-fi...

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April's Can You Believe They Make This? - A Bucket Hat with a Shield!

Apr 28, 2020

"Challenges are what makes life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful." ...

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This Week It's ME That Needs to

Apr 08, 2020

This Week It's ME That Needs to "Dare to be Different" Since writing my "Can You Believe They Make This?" and "Dare To Be Different" Blogs, I've always tried to share something that was informat...

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While in the midst of the Coronavirus, the question is.... Reusable Bags or Plastic Bags?

Mar 30, 2020

Let's be RELEVANT! Right now, we MUST "Dare to be Different" While in the midst of the Coronavirus, the question is.... Reusable Bags or Plastic Bags? Over the past se...

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Hands are not the only thing to touch your face. What about your cell phone?

Mar 18, 2020

Your Hands Are NOT The Only Things That Touch Your Face... The media is full of advice about how to avoid spreading the Coronavirus. Most of it involves keeping your hands clean and not touching...

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Coronavirus Update And What We Are Doing To Help You!

Mar 16, 2020

Once again, we find it necessary to use our "Dare To Be Different" Blog to continue the conversation about the impact of the Coronavirus. With the constant influx of information and daily upd...

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Let's Get Physical With These Activewear Promo Products

Mar 08, 2020

Activewear promotional products are a great option for company wellness programs, fitness centers, or any brand promoting an active lifestyle! Exercise is an important part of our overall wellness and...

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Can You Believe They Make This- Cookie Shot Glasses

Mar 04, 2020

" Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit." ~ e. e. cummings ...

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

Feb 23, 2020

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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8 Graphic Design Mistakes to Avoid

Feb 03, 2020

From social media graphics and website layouts to creating a cohesive grouping of promotional products, there are plenty of opportunities to flex your creative muscles and grow your business at the sa...

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January Dare To Be Different- PPAI Expo 2020

Jan 24, 2020

We're Baaaaack!!!!!! What an amazing week of education, vendor meetings, viewing new products and miles of walking the trade show floor in Vegas! With brainstorming sessions and collaborati...

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Case Study: Life of the Mardi

Jan 16, 2020

Market: Hospitality Objective: With their event scheduled close to Mardi Gras, event planners wanted to provide a themed goodie package for attendees with giveaways from event sponsors. They w...

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Can You Believe They Make This- Bose Frames Audio Sunglasses

Jan 08, 2020

"Anything is possible, and that's something we should not lose sight of. The inspiration and the permission to dream is huge." ...

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Lead a Healthier Lifestyle With These 6 Promotional Products

Jan 02, 2020

Eating healthy. Weight management. Working out five times a week. There are many health-related resolutions we set at the beginning of a new year. But, do we follow through with them? Many times, the ...

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December Dare To Be Different - 2020 Trade Show

Dec 18, 2019

Las Vegas, Here We Come!!!!!! It's right around the corner..... our annual International Industry Trade Show! It's time for Innovative Promotional Concepts to go back to Vegas where we will...

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How to Reduce Stress on the Job

Dec 16, 2019

Here are some interesting stats for you. More than 157 million Americans are part of the U.S. workforce. Considering that number, did you know that workplace stress is responsible for up to $190 billi...

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Can You Believe They Make This- Bulletproof Backpack

Dec 04, 2019

There are so many difficult things we're living through in the world today, so many horrible events, but we cannot let them stop us. No matter what happens, I feel you must move forward with optimis...

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November's Can You Believe They Make This - Baby It's Cold Outside - STAY WARM.....

Nov 25, 2019

"It was just something different. We needed to try SOMETHING. What we were doing wasn't working." ...

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October's Dare to Be Differernt - Change Your Beliefs

Oct 24, 2019

“All personal breakthroughs begin with a change in beliefs.” - Tony Robbins I read an ...

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Can You Believe They Make This - Holograms - The Future of Marketing

Oct 17, 2019

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited, whereas imagination embraces the entire world, stimulating progress, giving birth to evolution. ...

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7 Fitness Promotional Products to Help You Stay in Shape

Sep 11, 2019

Exercise is an important part of our overall wellness and many companies are using wellness initiatives to promote healthy choices like regular exercise. Whether your company is encouraging physical f...

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A Quick Guide to Promotional Bags

Aug 28, 2019

Whether you’re at a tradeshow, school, office, or even the grocery store, chances are that you’re going to see a promotional bag. Bags are one of the most ubiquitous promotional products &...

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Can You Believe They Make This -- WEb Mic Block

Aug 20, 2019

“All human beings have three lives: public, private, and secret.” ~ Ga...

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July's Dare To Be Different - Product Safety

Aug 20, 2019

“It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently.” ...

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June's Dare To Be Different

Aug 20, 2019

"Our ability to create that one-on-one engagement with a customer is a point of differentiation and a strategic advantage for us." ...

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Can You Believe They Make This --Floating Speaker

Aug 20, 2019

"Music is the only thing I've ever known that doesn't have any rules at all" ~Josh Homme In this week's "Can You Be...

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Can You Believe They Make This - LOGO

Aug 20, 2019

"Don't let fear or insecurity stop you from trying new things. Believe in yourself. Do what you love..." ~Stacy London When I walked the Trade Show Floor of our Int...

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Dare To Be Different - Branded Fruit

Aug 20, 2019

“Being different and thinking differently make a person unforgettable...." -Suzy Kassem This is also true for how ...

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6 Snap-Worthy Products for Every Photographer

Aug 14, 2019

Do you know what bokeh means? Aperture? That’s ok if you don’t, but many of your clients may know these terms if they are avid photographers! Whether they enjoy taking a flat lay shot of t...

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April's Can You Believe They Make This - ULLA

Apr 15, 2019

"Some old-fashioned things like fresh air and sunshine are hard to beat." -Laura Ingalls Wilder We made it through the wint...

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Your Graphic & Web Design Cheat Sheet

Apr 06, 2019

The world of graphic and web design is complicated and there is a lot of terminology out there to learn. To help you out, we’ve put together a cheat sheet with answers to some of the top graphic...

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Dare To Be Different - April's

Apr 02, 2019

"When life throws you a rainy day, play in the puddles..." ~Pooh Bear And bring your PHONEBRELLA! Welcome to March's “ Can You Believe They Make This!” Have you heard ...

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Graphic Design Terms Everyone Should Know

Mar 23, 2019

It can be hard to communicate with a design team on a project when the designers speak their very own language. That’s why we have a rundown of words you may come across frequently that can sav...

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Case Study: Rock out on the Run

Mar 09, 2019

Description: Earbuds With a Wristband Industry: Marathon What it was purchased for: A sponsor was looking for an item or items that runners/walkers could be given at the race that they could use dur...

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Work Hard, Play Harder: 6 Promotional Products to Promote a Healthy Lifestyle

Feb 23, 2019

Whether you’re playing a team sport, working out, running a marathon, or going to the game, these promotional products are built to fit any active lifestyle! Add your logo to any of these pro...

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Dare To Be Different - February's

Feb 15, 2019

“The person who follows the crowd will usually go no further than the crowd. The person who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one has ever seen before.” &ndash...

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Win Big With These Promotional Products for Sports Lovers

Feb 06, 2019

If you’re looking for some awesome gear to support your team—or for some killer merch for your team’s fans—we’ve got you covered with these awesome promotional products f...

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Drive Traffic with these 6 Trade Show Ideas

Nov 07, 2018

Tradeshows are important opportunities for your company to reach out to customers and prospects face-to-face and make lasting impressions. Make sure you’re prepared with the proper supplies to e...

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6 Things You Need on Your Desk

Oct 24, 2018

Most of us spend as much time at our desks as we do in our homes. If that’s the case, we should all put some time and effort into making sure our workspace is as happy and motivating as possible...

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7 Ways to Instantly Make Your Website More User-Friendly

Oct 10, 2018

With more and more people preferring to conduct business exclusively online, a user-friendly website isn’t just desirable, it’s required if you want to be successful. These seven tips will...

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7 Sources to Boost Your Creativity

Sep 26, 2018

Feeling stumped? Uninspired? Fresh out of ideas? Thanks to the wonderful gift that is the World Wide Web, creative inspiration is just a few clicks away. These are some of our favorite sources to get ...

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Branding 101: Let’s Talk Logos

Sep 12, 2018

A logo is often a company’s first impression and it can impact a customer’s perception, purchase decisions and overall attitude toward your company. A logo is a symbol or graphic element t...

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Your Brand Is Your Business - Market It!

Aug 29, 2018

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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11 Promo Products for an Active Lifestyle

Aug 14, 2018

Take your corporate match to the next level! From team building sporting events to company-wide marathons, your customized products guarantee you beat the competition. Below is a list of 11 sports-mi...

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Why You Should Be Having More Fun at Work

Jul 31, 2018

In the past, the words “work” and “fun” were two very different concepts that could never be caught in the same sentence. The old school rationale taught us that if you are enj...

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5 Ways to Be Healthier in 2 Minutes or Less

Jul 17, 2018

Most people would agree that improving their health is important to them. But when it comes to making big life changes to accommodate a healthier lifestyle, who has the time? While we may not always b...

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10 Promotional Products for Healthy Living

Jul 03, 2018

We all strive to be our best selves, but sometimes it’s easier said than done. We can all make excuses to make unhealthy choices. Your niece has a birthday and it would seem rude to turn down th...

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Charity Fundraiser

Jun 19, 2018

The organizer of a charity fundraiser wanted to add an element of fun and excitement to their door prize giveaways. As each guest arrived, they were given a Mardi Gras Jubilee pen and instructions to ...

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3 Simple Ways to Boost Your Mood Right Now

Jun 05, 2018

Do you ever get a case of the Mondays…on a Thursday? We all get down sometimes, but that doesn’t mean we need to stay there. Whether someone said something that upset you, you’re st...

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Branding 101: What Makes a Brand Powerful

May 22, 2018

A powerful brand is more than just a great logo and a mission statement (although those certainly lay the groundwork for any brand.) We live in a time where competition rises up on every corner, and t...

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Improve Sales and Traffic

May 08, 2018

A hotel wanted to promote its amenities to guests in a personable, yet non-intrusive manner. The goal was to encourage guests to utilize hotel amenities instead of going off-site to fulfill their need...

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

Apr 24, 2018

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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What Millennials Want (And How to Work With Them)

Apr 10, 2018

Many people agree that there is a high demand to diversify the workforce with young specialists bearing fresh ideas and new perspectives. Furthermore, we need to prepare this growing generation for le...

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The Best Promotional Products for Sports Fanatics

Mar 27, 2018

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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How to Gain Inspiration in 5 Minutes

Mar 13, 2018

People demand a lot of creativity from professionals these days. We live in the era of media overload, where viral video marketing and colorful infographics have become accepted means of engaging an a...

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16 Ways Color Affects Your Branding and Marketing

Feb 26, 2018

Substantial research shows why color matters in branding and how it plays an important role in how we experience marketing. These 16 facts give you a glimpse into how you can use color to your advanta...

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