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All About Bamboo

3 days ago

From floor boards to cutlery, bamboo has quickly become a popular, more eco-friendly alternative to plastic. Here are some facts about bamboo and its benefits for eco-friendly products. Bamboo i...

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Rose Gold Fever: The Elegant Hue That’s a Global Favourite

Jul 10

Rose Gold’s popularity has skyrocketed in the past few years. The warm pink hue has captivated designers, fashionistas, and tech enthusiasts and taken over every industry, from jewellery to h...

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Why Spiral-Bound Notebooks Outshine the Competition

Jul 03

When it comes to choosing a notebook, it all depends on what you need. Whether you’re jotting down meeting notes, making lists, or writing down ideas, the right notebook will make a differenc...

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July 2024 MOBO Pro Marketing Newsletter

Jul 02

Christmas in July? Good Day! We hope you have had a wonderful July long weekend celebrating Canada Day, despite the cooler weather! It is that time of year again when we start to see th...

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Ideas for Cooking Freshly Caught Fish

Jun 26

There’s nothing quite like the satisfaction of cooking up a fresh catch after a successful fishing trip, but if the usual salt and pepper aren’t cutting it any more, here are a few idea...

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Preserve, Protect, Perform: The Benefits of Golf Club Covers

Jun 19

Golf clubs go through plenty over the course of a game; from powerful swings to precise putts, grassy terrain, and sand traps, it's important to keep them in great condition. Though protecting a cl...

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Post-it Notes vs. Sticky Notes

Jun 12

Our featured products this week are Post-it notes from 3M. Often, sticky note and Post-it note are used interchangeably, but there is a difference. While a sticky note and a Post-it note share the...

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Ciklo – First pen made in Canada

Jun 05

The ciklo is the first pen to be designed, sourced, and manufactured in Quebec using post-consumer recycled plastic, making the ciklo itself completely recyclable. Being made in Canada means that t...

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June 2024 MOBO Pro Marketing Newsletter

Jun 03

A Little Recognition & some New Products! Good Day! We are so very pleased and honored to announce that we have once again received the Consumer Choice Award for the Promotional Products category...

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Hoodies: From Athletes to Fashion

May 29

Today we see the hoodie as a garment for anyone, from athletes to high fashion, but the hoodie has come along way to bring us that comfort and flexibility. Hoodies started to gain popularity in t...

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How Does Wireless Charging Work?

May 22

Wireless charging allows smartphone users to ditch the charging cords and wall adapters, allowing for a seamless charging experience, but how does it actually work? Wireless charging relies on the...

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Tips to Better Organize Your Thoughts

May 15

Being able to keep a clear head and know what needs to get done is key to success in your personal and professional lives. Things pile up and it can become overwhelming, and it’s hard to know...

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What’s the OEKO-TEX®?

May 08

The OEKO-TEX® association was founded in 1992 as a way to ensure the fabric we use is safe. By using 17 independent labs, OEKO-TEX® tests textile products for chemicals that are harmful to ...

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How Golf Courses Got Their Design

May 01

The modern golf course has come a long way from its first iteration. In the 19th century, golf courses weren’t made but found. Links are the oldest kind of golf course; they were developed in...

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4-Way Stretch Fabric

Apr 24

Every fabric has a different amount of stretch, but what makes a fabric 4-way stretch? A fabric's stretch depends on the elasticity of the fibers it's made of. 4-way stretch fabric can stretch in a...

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How to Care for Your Cap

Apr 17

Summer is starting, and it's time to break out the caps if they were ever put away in the first place. If your cap’s been out year-round, it might be time for some TLC, but haphazardly throwi...

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How Recycled Polyester is Made

Apr 10

In order to get recycled polyester fabric, the materials need to be collected, usually in the form of plastic bottles. These bottles are made from polyethylene terephthalate, commonly known as PET ...

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Stain Removal Tips

Apr 03

We all get messy, and when it comes to stains, it all depends on how you plan to remove it. Below are some tips on getting stains out. · Try to treat the stain as quickly as p...

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April 2024 MOBO Pro Newsletter

Apr 01

Sports Brands Good day! Will we actually get to see grass sprouting this month? Only time will tell, but one thing that always gets the golfer’s excited for the new season is watching t...

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How to Make Great Coffee

Mar 27

A great cup of coffee is different for everyone. It could be fancy, complicated, or sweet and simple; it all comes down to how you like it. Below are some simple tips that could take your coffee ga...

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Protecting Yourself from the Sun

Mar 20

Everyone knows that protecting your skin from the sun is important. Sunscreen, wide-brimmed hats, and staying in the shade are all tried and true ways to keep from getting burned, but what if you&r...

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What’s 600D Recycled Polyester?

Mar 13

A durable synthetic fabric, 600D recycled polyester fabric, is most often found in backpacks, equipment bags, and even boat covers. The ‘D’ stands for Denier, the unit of measurement th...

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Water-repellent Clothing

Mar 06

Not all clothes are created equal, and it's important to know how long they’ll keep you dry if the clouds start turning grey. If your goal is to keep yourself dry, waterproof is your best bet...

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MOBO Pro Marketing Newsletter March 2024

Mar 01

Spring is in the Air Good Day! This week has brought winter back with a vengeance however think we can all agree that this has been one of the nicest winters in a long time. While it has made fo...

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Benefits of Fidget Toys

Feb 28

Everybody fidgets, whether due to stress, boredom, or excess energy, but that doesn’t mean that fidget toys are just for kids. Below are some of the ways fidget toys can help you in your day-...

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How to Cool off in the Summer

Feb 21

With summer comes heat, and the risk of heat stroke increases. Misting yourself with water is a great way to cool down quickly without making you soaking wet. Below are some more great ways to stay...

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What’s the Global Recycled Standard and the Recycled Claim Standard?

Feb 14

Run by the nonprofit organization Textile Exchange, the Global Recycled Standard (GRS) and the Recycled Claim Standard (RCS) are criteria for the third-party certification of chain of custody and r...

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Water.org

Feb 07

771 million people worldwide don’t have access to safe water, and 1.7 billion people don’t have access to a toilet. Water.org, founded by Gary White and Matt Damon, has been helping peo...

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MOBO Pro Marketing Newsletter February 2023

Feb 01

Valentine’s Day is Feb 14th Canada’s National Ag Day is Feb 15th Pink Shirt Day is Feb 28th Employee Appreciation Day is Mar 01st Viva Las Vegas Good Day! Wow – SO much goin...

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Benefits of Recycled PET

Jan 31

Helping divert plastics away from landfills is a great way to help the environment and what’s even better is turning those plastics into other products that have longer lifespans. PET or poly...

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Post Workout Recovery

Jan 24

To get stronger you have to push yourself, but you also have to rest. After a tough workout you’re probably tired and so are your muscles, but it’s not good to just stop immediately aft...

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Counting Your Steps

Jan 17

Many people think it’s the intensity in which you take your steps is what matters, but how many steps can be just as important. Now, running might not be everyone’s go-to exercise, but ...

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Recycled Aluminum Water Bottles

Jan 10

Drinking enough water is one of the keys to staying healthy. Water helps regulate body temperature, keep organs functioning properly, deliver nutrients to cells and helps keep joints lubricated. Dr...

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Benefits of Yoga

Jan 03

Yoga is a meditative practice that focuses on the mind and body. It has become a popular source for promoting physical and mental health. The repetition of slow movements and deep breathing increas...

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January 2024 MOBO Pro Marketing Newsletter

Jan 02

Thriving Employees Happy New Year! We hope this finds you well rested after a joyful Holiday Season and looking forward to a robust and healthy 2024 as much as we are. As employers, we all want...

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Benefits of Wearing Insulated Toques

Dec 27, 2023

Hats are one of the most important winter clothing items, especially in our province. They are the perfect accessory because they act as a thermos that keeps our head and ears warm from the cold. O...

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Guide to Promo Key Chains

Dec 20, 2023

Key chains are a great way to show off your brand. These small items act as a symbol of your brand as they are often paired with everyday items. Many people use key chains to hold their keys or use...

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The Importance of Layering in Winter

Dec 13, 2023

As a kid, I am sure you remember being pestered by your parents to dress for the weather. Now as we grow older, we’ve learned that acting tough is not worth it and that we should prioritize o...

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All About Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

Dec 06, 2023

Did you know that the changes in seasons can affect your mood? If not, then you’ve come to the right place. Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that occurs during the sa...

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December 2023 MOBOPro Marketing Newsletter

Dec 01, 2023

Good Day! Team MOBO is once again acting as Santa’s Elves creating and receiving the gifts you have chosen for you staff, customers and loved ones. Our production team is once again knock...

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How to Make a Great Smoothie

Nov 29, 2023

A smoothie is a drink made by pureeing different ingredients in a blender. Smoothies are one of the easiest drinks to make at home. Not to mention they are super delicious. Follow this short guide ...

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How to Sharpen Knives

Nov 22, 2023

Whether you are a newbie to the kitchen or a pro chef, learning to sharpen your dull kitchen knives is a skill that can help you in the long run. Despite how it sounds, a dull knife can be pretty d...

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What Makes a Good Speaker?

Nov 15, 2023

You are on the lookout for a new speaker set, but you don’t know where to start. We get it. Whether you are shopping for yourself or another music lover, finding a good quality speaker can be...

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Benefits of Wine Aeration

Nov 08, 2023

Wine aeration is a method of enhancing the flavor of wine. It is a result of exposing wine to air in order to trigger oxidation and evaporation. You are able to bring out the best of the wine with ...

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November MOBO ProMarketing Newsletter

Nov 01, 2023

Shiny and Bright! Good day! What a nice fall we had! The fleeting dose of white reality we had this week is to be expected but glad it has not stayed! Last month we shared some new ...

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Guide to Promo Bags

Nov 01, 2023

No matter where you go, there is high chance you will see a promotional bag. These bags essentially act as a walking billboard, so your brand stays at the top of everyone’s mind. Promotional ...

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How to Efficiently Pack Luggage

Oct 25, 2023

You have plans to travel, but dread the stress of packing your suitcase. Even with the best luggage, finding a way to organize and fit everything you need can be a chore. Our goal today is to share...

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What Makes Toques So Great?

Oct 11, 2023

Knitted hats are the most efficient and stylish winter accessory worth investing in. These hats have been around for centuries and are still a popular option no matter the age or gender. There are ...

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Your Guide to Promo Drinkware

Oct 04, 2023

Customized drinkware is an ever-popular option in giveaways, corporate gifts, and merch for your business. Everyone will appreciate a functional and eco-friendly item that they can use daily. Pr...

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How Many People Use Calendars?

Sep 20, 2023

Are you wondering if a desk calendar or wall calendar are even worth it with the rise of technology? Despite the wide arrange of apps on your phone to help manage your life, many people prefer a...

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How to Record a Great Video

Sep 13, 2023

Your phone can help capture memories and content that can last a life time. We see videos constantly and use them to communicate and engage with others. With some simple tips, you can create high q...

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Difference Between Post-It Notes & Sticky Notes

Sep 06, 2023

Our featured product of the week is the Post-It Note Pad which is made by 3M. Quite often we get asked about the differences between Post-It Notes and Sticky Notes... Adhesive notes vary depending...

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September MOBOPro Marketing Newsletter

Sep 01, 2023

New Apparel Line Good Day! Team MOBO is super excited to share that we now carry Levelwear! Levelwear is where life and style become one. They have taken their 35-year history in apparel m...

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Advantages of Sling Bags

Aug 30, 2023

Sling bags (also known as fanny packs) have risen in popularity over the past year for their compact and versatile design. They are a great alternative to carrying around your valuables and accesso...

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How to Organize Your Desk

Aug 23, 2023

A clean and organized desk can be a game changer in productivity. You want to be able to work in a productive and creative work environment, whether it's at home or at work. You don't have to worry...

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How to Start Journaling

Aug 16, 2023

Some of us can relate to keeping a diary as a kid. It was a place to pour out all your emotions—an outlet where you could have your thoughts and feelings finalized on paper. As you reached ad...

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Tips for Healthy School Lunches

Aug 14, 2023

September is approaching, and the topic of back-to-school planning is just on the horizon. From school supplies shopping, practices, events and lunch preparation, parents can get easily overwhelmed...

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MOBO ProMarketing August Newsletter

Aug 02, 2023

Ready, set, go! Good day! When retailers first used the iconic Christmas song “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year” by Andy Williams in their back-to-school campaigns, I ch...

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USB Flash Drive Capacity

Aug 02, 2023

USB flash drives are handy for storing data, such as documents, videos and photos. They are compact and easy to carry, so that you can bring them anywhere. We use them in school, at work and for...

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What is Resin Art?

Jul 26, 2023

Resin art is a form of art that primarily uses resin (consisting of epoxy or casting). It is a durable medium that leaves a glossy protective finish. Many artists opt to use resin because it has va...

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Hiking Safety Tips

Jul 20, 2023

Hiking is a long walk, usually on trails or footpaths in the mountains or countryside or along a river. It is a fun recreational activity and great for your health. Whether you are a beginner or a ...

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Cooler Bags vs Hard-Sided Coolers

Jul 12, 2023

With so many cooler options available choosing which will best suit your lifestyle can take time and effort. Whether you live an active lifestyle or go out occasionally, you need a suitable cooling...

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History of Plaid

Jul 05, 2023

Plaid is a typical pattern that is found in many products and clothes. Our main question for you is, do you know the history behind plaid? If not, here's a quick rundown of this popular pattern. T...

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Thank You Saskatoon!

Jun 29, 2023

Good day! Last week, we were very excited to accept the Consumer Choice Award for promotional products in Saskatoon again! I attended a lovely reception and accepted the award on behalf of Team MO...

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Camping Trip Checklist

Jun 28, 2023

Camping is a fun recreational activity for the whole family. However, it can be quite stressful not knowing what to pack, especially if you have never camped before. In this blog, we cover everythi...

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Potato Salad Safety

Jun 21, 2023

Summer is here, and it’s the perfect time for potato salad to take the spotlight. However, you do have to be aware of food safety. There are many stories where this lovable food brought an un...

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Boating Safety

Jun 14, 2023

Boating and fishing are a popular activity for many. However, accidents can happen no matter how much experience you have. That’s why it crucial for you to understand boating safety before yo...

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How to Exhibit at an Outdoor Farm Show

Jun 07, 2023

Indoor and outdoor events have the same purpose but preparation for them is very different. There are a bunch of factors to consider if you are exhibiting outside, such as weather and location. Do ...

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How to Improve in Running

May 31, 2023

Are you interested in running? Lucky for you there are millions of people who regularly jog and reap the benefits of this workout. Running is one of the most accessible exercise forms, but can be r...

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What to Do After a Workout

May 25, 2023

Maintaining your fitness doesn’t end after your workout routine. The steps after it are just as important. You need to set aside time to fuel and listen to your body for everyday performance....

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Signs You're Overwatering Your Plants

May 18, 2023

Are you maintaining a garden or a few houseplants? If you said yes, then the question of overwatering has probably popped up before. Taking care of plants looks easy enough. Plant it in a pot, a...

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What to Do Before Working Out

May 10, 2023

Exercise is an important part of staying healthy, but its not the only thing you should focus on. Everything you do before and after can greatly affect your experience. By following the tips below,...

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Benefits of Walking

May 04, 2023

Walking is an underrated form of exercise with extraordinary mental and physical health benefits. It is simple and may be a better choice for some people than an intense workout session. Setting as...

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May MOBOPro Marketing Newsletter

May 01, 2023

Happy 35th Anniversary MOBO! Our message this month is a simple, but heartfelt one of thanks to you! The entire team here at MOBO knows and values your essential role in our daily lives. Without...

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Uses of Recycled Plastic Bottles

Apr 19, 2023

When plastic bottles are recycled correctly, they transform into everyday items and help the environment by reducing waste. Using recycled plastic to create new bottles can also help reduce the nee...

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Benefits of Buying Recycled Products

Apr 12, 2023

There are many reasons why you should buy recycled products. With global warming and humans consuming more natural resources than ever, we must slow our consumption rate. Recycling and purchasing r...

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The Benefits of Reusable Tote Bags

Apr 05, 2023

We can all remember the days when plastic bags were everywhere...from carts, and drawers, to the streets. Single-use plastic bags are disappearing from stores as the days go by. It is time for e...

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How To Care For Your Golf Clubs

Mar 29, 2023

Taking care of your equipment is essential, whether on or off the course. By keeping your golf clubs in good condition, you can use them for years. However, maintenance is more than just cleaning t...

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How to Stay Safe on the Golf Course

Mar 22, 2023

Most of us have been to a mini-golf course as a kid, but a real golf course is another story. Avoiding golf ball injuries is pivotal for personal safety at a course or driving range. You want to en...

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How to Choose Golf Clubs

Mar 15, 2023

You are interested in picking up golf and have started to think about purchasing a club. Choosing the right equipment can be stressful, especially for a beginner. So many options are available that...

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How to Golf: Tips for Beginners

Mar 08, 2023

Good day! Are you interested in learning to play golf, but don’t know where to start? The amount of information out there can be overwhelming. Luckily this blog will guide you on how to get ...

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Mar 2023 MOBO Pro Newsletter

Mar 01, 2023

The Power of Search Good day! We have steadily been seeing an increase in the number of customers coming to us with specific item numbers they have found on mobopro.com using our search featur...

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How to Grill Safely

Feb 22, 2023

When cooking food for family or friends at a BBQ, you always want to consider food safety. If you know how to handle preparation and possible dangers, you can keep everyone healthy and happy. A BBQ...

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How to Smoke Meat

Feb 15, 2023

Good day! You are probably wondering why people smoke meat. Smoking helps create better overall flavors and aromas in your food and tenderizes the meat. It sounds simple enough, but it's a long, d...

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How to BBQ Safely

Feb 08, 2023

Good day! We all dream of a BBQ with our family and friends, basking in the great outdoors. A successful barbeque is easy to achieve as long as you know a few basic rules on food safety. We want o...

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Feb 2023 MOBO Pro Newsletter

Feb 01, 2023

PPAI EXPO 2023 Good day! The 20th Annual PPAI Expo was held at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center January 8-12th this year. With nearly a million square feet of space and over 1000 exhibitors, t...

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How to Improve Your Cursive Writing

Jan 26, 2023

Good Day! Cursive is an efficient and aesthetic way of writing. Some people continue to write in this fashion, while others have forgotten how completely. I remember learning cursive writing back ...

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6 Calming Products for Skincare Lovers

Jan 16, 2023

The hottest beauty trend of the late 2010s among millennials and Gen Zers was the dewy, bare-faced, minimal makeup look. This “Glossier girl” revolution led to a resurgence in skincare ...

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The Importance of Hydration

Jan 11, 2023

Good Day! We have all asked ourselves why it is so important to stay hydrated. Well, the simple truth is that our body needs water to survive and function properly. Here are some of the benefits...

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Your Customers Won't Want to Remove These Promotional Products From Their Desks

Jan 09, 2023

At the end of the day, promotional products are really all about getting brands out in front of people to grow awareness and ultimately, increase sales! If you want to get strategic, there are a co...

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Benefits of Journaling

Jan 04, 2023

Good Day! Whether you are a scientist or an aspiring artist, keeping a journal can have some unexpected advantages. It is your best wellness tool and keeps your brain in tip-top shape. There are m...

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New Year Resolutions

Jan 03, 2023

Happy New Year! We hope this finds you well rested after a joyful Holiday Season and looking forward to 2023 as much as we are. With every new year comes the inevitable list of resolutions, both p...

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Now Trending: Fanny Packs!

Jan 02, 2023

Fanny packs are back and more fashionable than ever! It's just moms wearing them to the park or on vacation, either. Millennials, Zennials, and Gen Alpha has been getting into the action with sling...

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Your Guide to Promo Hats

Dec 25, 2022

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 variou...

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Case Study: Boosting Trade Show Booth Traffic

Dec 18, 2022

The “Golden Lanyard” to Boosting Trade Show Booth Traffic Organization: Health Care Organization Product Featured: Cotton Water Bottle Strap Goal of Promotion: Driving Traff...

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How to Prevent Frostbite

Dec 14, 2022

The Canadian Prairies get extremely cold during the winter. Therefore, we need to be extra cautious when it’s below-freezing temperatures. Frostbite happens when skin or the tissue underneath...

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Case Study: Zip It Up

Dec 10, 2022

Description: Hit Sports Pack with Front Zipper Industry: Broadcast Media/Telecommunication What it was purchased for: A cellular provider needed giveaways for an event at a major university. How ...

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Hiking Essentials

Dec 07, 2022

Hiking is one of those fun outdoor activities. The question is, what should you be bringing when you go hiking? You hear stories of people getting lost, hurt or stuck when they go out. Even though ...

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Gifts Based on Enneagram Types

Dec 02, 2022

So, you're running out of gift ideas. Over the years, you've given your clients things they like, such as a cat Star Wars poster, tickets to see their favorite band, or even as far as their favorit...

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December 2022 MOBO Pro Marketing Newsletter

Dec 01, 2022

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas! Good day! Here at MOBO we are operating at warp-speed in production readying your Christmas orders. The energy is palpable as everyone is in hi...

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Holiday Martini Recipe

Nov 30, 2022

Good Day! The perfect drink can make the holidays even better! There are so many different recipes makes it hard to know where to start. Luckily, we have found a wonderful holiday martini recipe f...

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5 Ways to Boost Employee Morale

Nov 25, 2022

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 ...

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Why Choose Stainless Steel Drinkware?

Nov 23, 2022

Have you ever wondered why there are so many stainless-steel products? Most products utilize this material because of its unique properties and benefits. When exposed to water, stainless steel is n...

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Case Study: Welcome New Hires!

Nov 17, 2022

Objective A small business owner wanted an easy way to present important paperwork to new employees to help them stay organized in their first few months with the company. They wanted to instill p...

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Difference Between Toques & Beanies

Nov 16, 2022

Winter is here, and a hat is needed to keep you warm and stylish. There are many hats to choose from, but what is the difference between toques and beanies? A toque, by definition, is a brimles...

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Case Study: Let the Games Begin!

Nov 10, 2022

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. ...

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All About Bone China

Nov 09, 2022

Good Day! Bone china is one of the most elegant and luxurious materials. We have all seen a picture of those fancy tea sets. But what exactly is bone china? Bone china is a lightweight and dura...

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9 Useful Apps for Sales & Marketing Professionals

Nov 02, 2022

Your phone’s ringing off the hook. You’ve got three meetings back to back. Emails are piling up in your inbox. And when you have a moment to book your next business trip, you wonder how...

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Hidden Features of Tape Measures

Nov 02, 2022

Good Day! As you know, tape measures are a must-have for any household or construction project. There are some fantastic features that you may not know though! Today, we are sharing seven hi...

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November 2022 MOBO Pro Marketing Newsletter

Nov 01, 2022

Good day! Last week, the Saskatoon Chamber of Commerce shared the results of a recent city-wide survey done with 400 local businesses. While the results showed that 71% of respondents were feelin...

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Case Study: Roaming Free with the YUMA Clear Freedom Bottle

Oct 26, 2022

What do outdoor gear brands like Marmot® and Teva® have in common? Their target customers, high-value brand partners, and pretty much all of their employees are thirsty for adventure in t...

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The Importance of Reflective Tape

Oct 26, 2022

Good Day! You have probably seen reflective tape while driving by a construction zone, and do not give it much thought. However, this tape plays a vital role in visibility and safety control. It h...

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What is Embossing & Debossing?

Oct 19, 2022

Good Day! If you are not part of a printing company, you probably have not heard the words “emboss” and “deboss” until now. Embossing and debossing are decoration methods/d...

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Tasty Products to Satisfy a Sweet Tooth

Oct 19, 2022

If you’re looking for a crowd-pleaser of a promotion, consider candy! Few people can resist the delicious charms of a tasty treat, and giving someone a sweet gift is a great way to have them ...

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Top 10 Essential Tools

Oct 12, 2022

Good Day! Homeowners should always be prepared with various tools on-hand for that one household project or a simple repair. It is a small investment that can help you save money in the long run. ...

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6 High-Tech Promotional Products

Oct 12, 2022

It seems like there are new cutting-edge gadgets coming to market every day. It’s getting hard to keep up with what is really going to make your life easier and what’s just hype. We&rs...

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Caring for your Cell Phone

Oct 05, 2022

Good Day! In today's society, we are constantly on our cell phones. These little devices play a central role in daily communication and can be quite an investment. You have also probably seen some...

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Why You Need Promotional Products

Oct 04, 2022

In a world of ever-changing advertisement trends, there is one marketing solution that never grows old – promotional products. Studies show promotional products were ranked as the highest adv...

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October MOBO Pro Marketing Newsletter

Sep 30, 2022

Road Trip! Good day! The five sales gals of Team MOBO attended the Calgary Imprint show last weekend to check out what is new in apparel and hard goods with over 70 of our vendors. We were missin...

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Winter Windshield Care Tips

Sep 29, 2022

Good Day! Winter is almost here, and those living on the prairies know how harsh the weather can be. But when you think of prepping your car for winter, we often forget about the windshields. Her...

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6 Promotional Products That Put Safety First

Sep 27, 2022

Whether it’s on a construction site, warehouse, or a laboratory, it’s always important to help your workers stay safe. Encourage your employees to make safe choices all year long with t...

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Sustainably Sourced - What does it mean?

Sep 21, 2022

Good Day! Imagine you are shopping for clothes one day and see the words "Sustainably Sourced." Well, what does it mean? Sustainably sourced clothing refers to products made from eco-friendly res...

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Customer Experience + Branding: The Relationship Goals of Marketing

Sep 20, 2022

Customer experience can make or break your company. How you and your employees treat customers directly reflects your brand’s values. But the truth is, positive customer experiences can be di...

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Writing Instruments are Still a Favorite

Sep 13, 2022

The Ad Impression Study released by ASI every year holds some surprising results, specifically on writing instruments. We get an overview of which promotional products make a strong impact on the m...

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6 Rootin’ Tootin’ Country Western Products

Sep 12, 2022

Country Western isn’t just a type of music genre, it’s become an entire culture in the American West and around the world. Cowboy culture dates back to the 19th century when ranchers se...

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Adhesive Note Pads

Sep 07, 2022

Good Day! Our featured product of the week is a Post-It Note Half Cube which is made by 3M. Quite often we get asked about the differences in Adhesive Note Pads though so thought this would be a g...

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Case Study: Work it Out!

Sep 05, 2022

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 ...

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Sept 2022 MOBO Pro Marketing Newsletter

Sep 01, 2022

CCA Video 3rd Times a Charm! Good day! Team MOBO was once again honored and thrilled to have received the 2022 Consumer Choice Award for Promotional Products in Saskatoon! This is the t...

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Case Study: Celebrate Milestones

Aug 28, 2022

A bank wanted to promote 110 years of serving individuals and businesses in Pennsylvania through an "Open House" celebration at their branches. Among the many products selected to commemorate this ...

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8 Paw-some Promotional Products for Dogs and Dog Lovers

Aug 21, 2022

Whether you work with animals or want to show that your business is pet-friendly, there are plenty of products that will win over every dog breed! Here are 8 of our favorite pet products. Colla...

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8 Elegant & Engravable Promotional Products

Aug 13, 2022

The promotional products industry has become so successful for one reason: people like free stuff. It’s true! So, how do you know which of the millions of products you want to be associated w...

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The Best Promotional Products for Sports Fanatics

Aug 06, 2022

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 wear...

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August 2022 MOBO Pro Marketing Newsletter

Aug 02, 2022

National Smores Day is August 10th The New Reality Good day! We hope this finds everyone happily enjoying these long, hot days of summer to the fullest! August has always seemed bitter sweet...

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Case Study: A Cheese-y Promotion

Jul 30, 2022

Objective: A restaurant was looking for a unique way to deliver custom printed coupons to their guests to attract more repeat business. Product: Coupon Gatefold Photo Folder Personalization: R...

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7 Cool Products to Beat the Heat This Summer

Jul 22, 2022

The sun is beating down, and depending on where you live, you might be able to cook an egg on the sidewalk: summer is officially here! With high temperatures and lots of sun, it’s a great tim...

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7 Camping Promotional Products for the Great Outdoors

Jul 15, 2022

Whether you’re looking to relax and recharge or seeking adventure, getting out into nature provides everyone some peace and quiet from our regular lives. Help your customers enjoy the grea...

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Tips to Consider When Buying Custom Flashlights

Jul 13, 2022

Everyone needs flashlights in their lives to stay safe at dark and to light up their way. It is this incredible popularity of custom flashlights that make them great promotional items. Offered in v...

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Case Study: Recycle, Reuse, Read a Book!

Jul 08, 2022

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 studen...

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Promotional Bluetooth Speakers

Jul 06, 2022

Should you advertise on a giant billboard? TV screen? Maybe an ad on the internet? All of those ideas are fine, but in this day and age, shotgun advertising is losing its luster. Google and Facebo...

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How to Juggle Work and Life Balance Like a Boss

Jun 30, 2022

Sometimes life gets hard. You don’t have to work a night shift from Monday to Sunday to agree with that statement. Even the most effortless of jobs, those we believe to have truly mastered, ...

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Advantages of Custom Sunglasses

Jun 29, 2022

In the overwhelming promotional gift industry, custom sunglasses enjoy a special place thanks to their popularity and utility as wearables. Everyone loves to receive gifts and especially when it is...

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6 Ways to Use Custom Water Bottles to Enhance your Brand

Jun 21, 2022

Custom water bottles are a versatile companion for all of your gifting needs – from employees to customers and even the (potential) client. What’s more, you can customize it perfectly t...

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

Jun 15, 2022

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 ...

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5 Top Types of Promotional Bags

Jun 14, 2022

One of the big advantages of promotional bags is how many different styles there are, all of which can be easily customized to show off your brand. So, whether your clients are frequent shoppers o...

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How to Make Rush Orders Less Stressful

Jun 08, 2022

Whether you just found out you need products for an event soon, or someone forgot to place an order, sometimes rush orders just happen. And that’s okay! Getting your order in last minute does...

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Summer Drinkware Recommendations

Jun 07, 2022

What’s better on a hot summer afternoon than a nicely chilled drink to quench your thirst? As summer comes around, if you are a business owner or event planner, think about gifting your recip...

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Case Study: Beach Balls? Bingo!

Jun 01, 2022

Description: Beach Ball Industry: Tourism What it was purchased for: The customer was looking for a low-cost, family-friendly summer giveaway item to promote their city's summer tourism program i...

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Aluminum Cans vs. Glass Bottles

May 31, 2022

Which is more eco-friendly...cans or glass bottles? When trying to avoid plastic bottles, the choice often comes down to aluminum cans or glass bottles. Both aluminum cans and glass bottles are in...

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Grill Safety Tips

May 24, 2022

It’s officially grilling season! Although it’s a fun and relaxing time, there are a few safety things we should keep in mind when behind the grill. Keep these grilling safety tips in mi...

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12 Coolest Squeeze Products to Relieve Your Stress

May 24, 2022

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 bey...

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Music Festival Giveaways

May 17, 2022

Outdoor festivals, concerts, and county fairs draw huge crowds! If you’re not taking advantage of such an advertising opportunity, then you should definitely consider it in the future! Here a...

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These Are the Tech-Savvy Promotional Products You Are Looking For

May 17, 2022

Technology advances exponentially. By the time you finish reading this article, you might be actually be reading it in some virtual reality café where Elvis is serving you a strawberry daiqu...

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Promotional Products for Boaters

May 10, 2022

Once summer hits, many of us enjoy going up to the lake and spend time on the water. Do you know how many branded items you can have on a boat? By giving away branded promotional items that are use...

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Case Study: Save the Date, Save the Day

May 09, 2022

Description: Trifold Calendars Industry: Banking What it was purchased for: A local bank wanted a way to thank their new customers with a promotional gift item that would have a high perceived va...

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Pride Parade Essentials

May 03, 2022

June is LGBTQ+ Pride Month, and it’s a perfect opportunity to recognize diversity and show respect for all. Build brand awareness while supporting progressive causes. Custom pride gear is a m...

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7 Promotional Products Perfect for Weddings

May 02, 2022

Adding names, monograms, or wedding dates to wedding favors is a great way to increase the wow-factor of any event. After everyone leaves the reception, these personalized gifts are there to help t...

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Single-use Breathalyzers 101

Apr 26, 2022

Be prepared and responsible if you’re hosting an event with alcohol. One way your company can do this is by having single-use breathalyzers available for your guests. An ideal prevention tool...

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12 Promotional Products for Safe Travels

Apr 24, 2022

Whether you’re traveling by plane or by car, it’s important to stay safe and comfortable. As COVID-19 cases continue to fall and the amount of vaccinated people rises, business travel i...

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Actions Organizations Can Take To Be More Eco-Friendly

Apr 19, 2022

We know that due to climate change outcomes, many organizations are and will be greatly affected in the future. Yet, many do not know how to take action. In celebration of Earth Day, here are 3 act...

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How to Gain Inspiration in 5 Minutes

Apr 17, 2022

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

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Best Summer Giveaway Items

Apr 12, 2022

When you want to get your audience involved in summer fun competitions at outdoor events or raise brand awareness with online competitions, we’ve got the gear you need! Check out this blog wh...

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Using Customer Profiles to Find the Perfect Promo Products

Apr 10, 2022

When business owners are asked about the customers they serve, many times, their response is: “Well, we serve everyone…” If a company served everyone, it would be impossible to ...

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Importance of Sunglasses for Eye Health

Apr 05, 2022

Having a pair of sunglasses has gone beyond being a fashion accessory. Sunglasses also do a great job of protecting your eyes. Studies show that eyes are susceptible to damage from the sun’s...

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Top Three Trending Promotional Product Categories

Mar 29, 2022

Promotional products are a flexible marketing tool that may be utilized at any time. They provide businesses with a cost-effective way to stay at the top of the list and in front of their customers...

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Case Study: Keep it Sweet

Mar 26, 2022

Vertical Market: Hospitality Product Use: Employee Appreciation Promotion: A nationally known hotel chain gifted their staff the Everyday Sweet and Savory Gourmet Carry Caddy for Employee Appreci...

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Eco Friendly Giveaways

Mar 22, 2022

We all have reasons to celebrate the Earth every day. However, we have an exclusive day on April 22nd dedicated to Mother Earth so we can reaffirm our commitment towards nature. Celebrate Earth Da...

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Relax and Unwind With These 10 Promo Products

Mar 18, 2022

Like that classic Beatles song, sometimes it can feel like your working eight days a week. Maybe you’ve had back to back meetings or you’ve had a stressful travel week. Whatever the cas...

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Spring-Cleaning Promotional Products

Mar 15, 2022

After a couple years of spending much more time at home than usual, a good spring cleaning is going to be essential this season! Here are a few of our favourite spring-cleaning promotional products...

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5 Simple Tips to Organize and Run Effective Meetings

Mar 11, 2022

If you work from 9 to 5, chances are you’ve sat in a meeting before. Whether it be a brainstorm session or roundtable discussion, it doesn’t matter the industry you are in, meetings are...

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The Benefits of Edible Promotions

Mar 08, 2022

Everyone loves gifts especially those that you can eat. In recent years, there’s been a big increase in branded edible gifts in the corporate world. Edible image printing allows logos and slo...

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Case Study: "Single Use" Pens for COVID-19

Mar 04, 2022

In response to the Coronavirus outbreak, a financial institution decided to provide single-use pens in all their locations and for drive thru banking. This idea was intended to help stop the spre...

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Case Study: Attract New Customers

Feb 25, 2022

As part of their new corporate wellness program, the company wanted to stress the importance of healthy nutrition to its employees. Along with literature, discount memberships at a local health clu...

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Case Study: Take a Map!

Feb 17, 2022

Objective: A university wanted a practical handout to give to prospective students, alumni, and other campus visitors. The handout was intended for first-time visitors and those who hadn't been o...

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Home Office Essentials

Feb 15, 2022

Working from home may still be a requirement for some or a permanent choice for others. You’ll want to ensure your employees stay healthy and safe, while promoting continued productivity. Con...

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Sharp Branded Gifts

Feb 15, 2022

Promotional multi-tools, sharp goods and screwdriver sets are welcome giveaways for any homeowner, hiker, camper or handyman! Sharp branded gifts are practical and durable meaning your brand will m...

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Advantages of Embroidery for Branding

Feb 15, 2022

Custom embroidery can add higher perceived value to your organization. Adding custom embroidery to your staff or employees’ uniforms can make your company appear more professional, establishe...

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You Can Bank on These 7 Promotional Products

Feb 10, 2022

Finance-themed promotional products are a great marketing investment and help increase brand awareness and customer loyalty. These seven products can be used as financial seminar gifts, banking giv...

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Branded Drinkware

Feb 09, 2022

Drinkware is one of the most diverse categories in promotions, with a huge variety of products and applications. That is part of the reason it’s also one of the industry’s top-selling c...

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5 Steps to Achieving Your Goals

Feb 03, 2022

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 watc...

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Top 2022 Promotional Product Trends

Feb 02, 2022

Good Day! It can be hard to keep up with the latest trends. Especially when it comes to promotional products. One minute a product is in high demand, and then it's out of style. So what produc...

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Employee Appreciation Day

Jan 26, 2022

If your organization has great corporate culture, you know how important is it to recognize and appreciate your employees. National Employee Appreciation Day is a special day, once a year, where co...

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Case Study: Wave Hello to Recognition

Jan 26, 2022

Item: JAFFA® Wave Award Purpose: Welcome gift for incentive winners Audience: Software company sales representatives A software company held a sales incentive contest for reps to win a tr...

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Promotional Products for Sporting Events

Jan 19, 2022

Promotional products at sporting events are a long-standing tradition. They are regularly seen at events like the Super Bowl, Premiership Football matches and on the PGA tour including The Masters....

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Case Study: Make a Spectacle

Jan 19, 2022

Description: Rubberized Sunglasses Industry: Broadcast Media / Telecommunication What it was purchased for: A vampire-based television show hosted blood drives at outdoor events. These were given...

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Marketing Opportunities of Days of Observance

Jan 12, 2022

Using Days of Observance and Holidays in your marketing strategy can be a great way for your business to spread awareness about a cause and boost your engagement rates. Whether it’s Internati...

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Case Study: YUKON 17 oz. Double Wall Party Cup for the Sustainability Win

Jan 11, 2022

Surf-inspired activewear brands like ROXY® are stoked with our YUKON design—fondly known as The Party Cup™. It’s double-wall insulated, so it keeps refreshments cool on the ...

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Edible Promotional Giveaway Ideas

Jan 05, 2022

Edible promotional giveaways are nothing new, but often an overlooked marketing approach. You know what they say, “A way to a man’s heart is through his stomach”. Well the same ho...

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6 Budget-Friendly Products to Drive High-End Sales

Jan 04, 2022

Are you looking for a marketing campaign that is not only successful but budget-friendly? Good news! You don’t have to break the bank to find promotional products that get the job done and le...

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Food Gifts for All Seasons

Jan 04, 2022

Whether for birthdays, holidays, or milestone events like anniversaries or weddings, giving the perfect gift can be tricky. Sending gifts to clients is an easy way to foster a stronger relationship...

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Case Study: Put That on Your Calendar!

Jan 04, 2022

Objective: A local insurance agent wanted a way to connect with her customers and capture new leads with a useful promotional item that would also boost her personal branding and promote her serv...

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4 Awesome Mindfulness Apps to Help You Be Your Best Self

Jan 04, 2022

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...

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