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Ideas to Raise Awareness for Breast Cancer

Ideas to Raise Awareness for Breast Cancer August 16, 2016/in News /by Carly Crow October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month (BCAM). Major breast cancer charities organize this campaign to increase awareness and raise funds for researching a cure. A lot of us know someone who has breast cancer or is affected by it in some way. […]

Best Selling promotional products

Best Sellers – Promotional Products & Apparel

We get a lot of questions about which promotional products or apparel items are our best sellers. So, this month we wanted to feature a couple products that are popular among our customers.

First, we have a pen with a stylus. These are hot right now. Read more

custom bags

Personalized and Custom Bags

Check out our monthly feature in the video below or read on for more about custom bags!

Who doesn’t love a custom bag! Whether you are shopping at the local farmers market, headed to the beach or on your way to school a custom bag is a functional and sometimes stylish accessory we all need. Because they are so functional, they are a great item to personalize. According to the 2016 study by ASI (Advertising Specialty Institute), bags generate more impressions in the U.S. than any other promotional item. Read more

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5 Reasons to Utilize a Promotional Product Expert

If you are en expert in your field you understand how you can benefit your customer. You also be able to identify what you are not an expert in; like Promotional Products. So, why do the work outside of your expertise when their experts who can help you that don’t cost you more? Here are 5 reasons why you should use an expert instead of buying products online where you may miss the big picture. Promotional Experts: Read more

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Women’s Fishing Shirts

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Do you Fish and Tell? We’ve got the pefect product for you! We have launched a selection of WOMEN’S FISHING SHIRTS that are sure to please. They are lightweight, super soft and cute! We love to sell shirts we like to wear, so since we have a couple ladies who are fishing gurus these were inspired by them.

Also, if you are looking for some mens options, check out our MICHIGAN MADE line with a some sizes and designs for them. Thank you for shopping with The Gear Group. Check back often for new styles. Also, if you want a chance to win FREE T-shirts Enter Now. 

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The Gear Group Promotional Products and Apparel

The top 5 Reasons Promotional Products Work!

Promotional products for marketingHere are the top five reasons that promotional products work to increase brand awareness, keep you top-of-mind and increase sales among your prospects.

Give and you shall receive. When you give somebody something they feel compelled to reciprocate. Therefore they are more likely to do business with you. L.J. Market Research did a study that found 52% of participants given a promotional item, ultimately did business with that company. Read more

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8 Ways To Use Custom Wristbands

Check out this video to learn about our deals on custom wristbands or check out the article below for 8 ways to use custom wristbands. 


Read on to learn 8 ways to use custom wristbands in your marketing campaigns:

Custom wristbands are a way to get a custom message to your audience for a low cost. There are tons of colors, materials, uses and imprint methods that make these products fun and useful. Plus, it is an item that people will hang on to.  So, if you are putting on an event, like a concert or a festival, it is more likely that people will hang on to a wristband to preserve the memory of the event verses holding on to a ticket stub. Read on to learn about eight ways you can use wristbands to promote your message. You can use them for:

  1. Branding
  2. Making the person wearing the band part of something; like a group, cause, event etc.)
  3. Showing support for a cause
  4. Rewarding kids for good behavior (schools, daycares etc.)
  5. Races
  6. Event Entry (in place of a ticket)
  7. Giveaways
  8. Categorizing people at an event (for example, provide different color bands for different age groups)

Contact one of our promotional product experts today to learn more about all of the different options or shop our wristband selection now.




Promotional products are effective

Who Buys Promotional Products?

The top 10 purchasers of promotional products are a varied selection of trades and organizations.
Louisiana State University and Glenrich Business Studies conducted research and determined that the following were the top 10 industries. They are in order according to which industry spent the most down to the least in promotional products:

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Tervis cup

Tervis Cup Special

Custom Tervis Cup Special


The Gear Group is running a special on Custom Tervis Cups. Get a 24 oz cup with lid and a full color wrap for only $13.75. These are perfect for summer. You can use them while boating, bike riding, camping or whenever you are out. These cups are known for being well insulated and keeping your drink cold or hot! They are also dishwasher and microwave safe. Get em’ while you can! 100 minimum order.

Also, ask about our other drinkware options such as Yeti, other stainless steel mugs, camelbacks and more!


Free golf tournament planning guide and financial planner

Product Feature – Golf Kits

If you are planning a golf tournament, we are the resource for you. Check out our custom golf kits including our huge selection of imprinted Golf Balls with options as low as $21 per dozen with FREE setup for a 1 to 2 color imprint. We also have Tees for as low as $.08 each, plus towels, signage, bags and much more. Plus, we have a tournament planning guide and financial planner to help you with your tournament planning for FREE. Give us a try today and get 10% off your first order on custom golf kits or other custom items.

If this month’s feature isn’t exactly what you are looking for, don’t forget that we offer over 800,000 products – all for a low-cost and we don’t stop there. We offer reliable and customized online storefronts to help you distribute your branded products to a network of your own. So whether you are looking for promotional products for direct-to-consumer use or solutions for your business-to-business goals, The Gear Group is your resource to expand your brand. Get your Custom Golf kit and much more!