Nicole’s Picks

New and exciting ideas to get your company or campaign noticed.

Are we all germaphobes now?

Are we all germaphobes now?

  I was a germaphobe before the pandemic (seriously, ask my family or colleagues about how embarrassing it was when I would wipe down our airplane aisle - not seat - with Clorox wipes).  I've never touched a door handle in a public place, cleaned our seats at the...

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The Next Chapter (of PPE)

The Next Chapter (of PPE)

  I have gone through all the stages of grief with COVID-19 and requirements for PPE.  I was definitely in denial that we would get to this point or need to wear it regularly, but here we are.  Thankfully, the promotional products industry is evolving at Mach...

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A Timely (Soapy) Treat

A Timely (Soapy) Treat

Are your hands dry from sanitizer yet? Mine are.   We can all agree that a new era of handwashing has begun, and with that - a new (or renewed) popularity for boutique soaps. It's the time to be memorable with something functional and elegant. I'm pleased to announce...

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Staying relevant in a pandemic

Staying relevant in a pandemic

  Whether you are Hershey candy, Charmin, Hunter Fan, non-essential medical supply company or _______.  You, like me, are thinking about how you stay relevant in front of your customers. First and foremost, it's about your health and their health.  Once we've...

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And the winner is …

And the winner is …

The silver lining in this quarantine craziness is that our kids and furry friends are getting a whole lot of attention.  Timing could not have been better for me to receive The Asobu brand's dog water bottle!  It is perfect for our (much) long (er) walks we're...

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Best. Charger. Ever.

Best. Charger. Ever.

I product test a lot of products in my line of work.  I've seen a lot, tossed a lot, and shared with you my favorites.  For some reason, it seems I've "experienced" a variety of personal charging devices both for myself and my family.  (Not to mention the amazing...

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Stay Warm with These!

Stay Warm with These!

Just kidding, alcohol will not keep you warm!   The saying is an urban legend, as alcohol actually decreases your body's ability to shiver (according to insider.com).  Regardless, these cocktail kits are super fun and can be personalized with your messaging and logo...

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The Bare Necessities

The Bare Necessities

As I am typing this header, I can't stop thinking about Walt Disney's Jungle Book song "Bear Necessities" lyrics … you certainly can 'rest at ease' with these promos!  Seriously though, we all need a few staples in the marketing storage closet.  I have to have them...

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2020 Trending Lookbook

2020 Trending Lookbook

Kudos to the Boundless corporate marketing team for pulling together this beautiful lookbook!  I love the sea blue and tangerine color pallets that are emerging this year in the promo world, as well as the iridescent items are so fun!  Regardless of your brand style...

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