Giving Tuesday Generosity

Giving Tuesday, the kick off of the charitable giving season, has occurred the day after Cyber Monday each year since 2012. This year’s Giving Tuesday total is expected to increase by 26% and Magellan Promotions is again doing its part to participate in this global generosity movement. Our team got involved by donating to our favorite causes and charities, encouraged by a matching contribution from Magellan Promotions. With 100% team participation, here’s where we each donated, and a little background on why we chose that organization. The Sierra Club SupportedRead more »


How Likely Are You to Recommend Us?

A big thanks goes out to all of those who participated in our recent one-question survey. We all know that recommendations from our family, friends and coworkers are highly valuable when making a major decision, so our one question was “How likely is it that you would recommend Magellan Promotions to a friend or colleague?” This survey style is called the Net Promoter Score, a customer satisfaction benchmark that is used worldwide by businesses to gauge their level of service. We like it because it’s quick and easy to respondRead more »


Warming the Community This Winter

There are many things we’re grateful for this Thanksgiving and chief among them was the opportunity to help dozens of children and homeless individuals get the warm clothing they need for winter. In gratitude for receiving a Future 50 Award this year from the Milwaukee Metropolitan Association of Commerce, Magellan Promotions wanted to pay it forward and give back to our community. We learned that our local school district hosts community closets in various schools where students in need can pick up a jacket or whatever else is necessary toRead more »


Trendiest Products are Environmentally Friendly

One of the most enjoyable things about our jobs at Magellan Promotions is seeing the latest and greatest products coming out. We recently learned about new eco-friendly products from Leed’s, one of our top production partners. We’re impressed by the company’s commitment to offering products made from recycled materials or highly renewable sources. Besides, the products are very cool! Take a look below for some of our account managers’ favorites:   Hannah Jorgensen – I like the Bamboo Fiber Lunch Box with Cutting Board. This box is great for takingRead more »


Less Expensive Sticker Sheet Now Available for Smaller Quantities!

Like the idea of custom sticker sheets but surprised at the cost? Well, we are excited to announce a new sticker sheet option that is lower in price! Magellan Promotions looked for a way to provide a less expensive option to those ordering smaller quantities of sticker sheets and found that, by using digital printing for lower quantities, there is a savings as much as 20% on our popular full page, half page, and no. ten envelope size sticker sheets. In general, a lower quantity is defined as fewer thanRead more »


Promotional Products Sales Still Heating Up

The popularity of promotional products continues to rise! The latest data by Promotional Products Association International (PPAI), of which Magellan Promotions is a member, reveals that annual sales growth for the industry in 2018 was 6.3% over 2017 to a record $24.7 billion. Overall industry sales growth since 2009 has been 55%. “We have continued to see a strong interest in marketing through promotional products in the industries we serve as well. Our growth over the past few years has outpaced the industry, growing at more than 25% in 2018,”Read more »


The Art of Finding the Best Ideas

It is such an honor that Magellan Promotions was named in the 2018-2019 edition of The Best Enrollment Marketing Ideas for our sticker sheets and the innovative ways we help clients benefit from the newest sticker sensation. So we invited the list creator to write a guest blog post this month on how the Best Ideas are chosen. Author Karyn Adams is Principal and Creative Director for H·A ThirtyOne, a marketing firm focused specifically on Higher Ed. Every year, coming up on eight in 2020, H·A ThirtyOne publishes The BestRead more »


Magellan Promotions Named a Future 50 Company by Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce

West Allis, WI, July 8, 2019 – Magellan Promotions, a promotional product marketing company, has been named a 2019 Future 50 company by the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce’s Council of Small Business Executives (COSBE).  Milwaukee’s Future 50 program, now in its 32nd year, recognizes privately-owned companies in the seven-county Milwaukee region that have been in business for at least three years and have shown significant revenue and employment growth from 2016-2018. Over the past three years, Magellan Promotions has grown its revenue by over 100% and increased employment byRead more »


New Products for 2019

In January, Magellan Promotions sent Julia Buraczewski and Haley Elmendorf to Las Vegas to attend the Promotional Products Association International (PPAI) yearly expo.  The PPAI Expo is North America’s largest promotional products trade show and features 1,200 exhibitors showcasing more than a quarter million products over six miles of show floor. Haley and Julia scoured the show, picking up on trends and new products that they thought were not only cool and fun, but would be appreciated and used by the recipients.  They came back to Milwaukee with a list of ideas andRead more »


Giving Tuesday at Magellan Promotions

Giving Tuesday is a global giving movement celebrated the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, helping to kick off the charitable giving season. This year the Magellan Promotions team got involved by making donations to our favorite causes and charities.  Thanks to matched donations from Magellan Promotions, members of our team were able to contribute over $600 to these worthy organizations. Here’s where we each donated, and why. Michael: The University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee We support student success because today’s UWM students will shape the world of tomorrow. Because cost should notRead more »