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Mailable Yard Signs

Yard signs from Magellan Promotions are now more cost-effective to mail As budgets continue to get tight, we want to make sure our clients can still afford to take advantage of our mailable yard signs. So we created a new inexpensive way to send yard signs by postal mail. By using a plastic stand, and packaging each sign in a polybag, we reduced the total weight and lowered the cost to mail them. 1,500 yard signs are $7.43 each and include the sign, an insert card, as well as packagingRead more »


Personal Gift Ideas for 2020 Graduates

Even in a typical year, planning for commencement takes time and involves considerable stress. In adapting to disruptions due to COVID-19, universities are searching for unique ways to celebrate their graduates. Some of the challenges we’re here to help with include: Inviting students to virtual ceremonies Establishing alumni relationships with new graduates  Easing frustrations due to postponed or cancelled graduation events Delivering diplomas along with promotional products to home addresses There is still time to make this year one of the most exciting commencements for your new alumni! Our 2020Read more »


Explore Products That Are Ready to Mail

We have seen a huge increase in demand for promotional products that can be mailed. These conversations have included choosing products, identifying mail solutions and packaging, and helping get items mailed. Our team stepped up to the plate and created an Interactive Mailings Showroom which makes it easy to sort through all of the available options. We have envelopes, packaging, and kitting solutions that help brands stand out in the mailbox. Magellan Promotions can also handle 100% of the fulfillment. View the Showroom In the past, we hosted a webinarRead more »


The College That Gave Away “Keychairs”

Carthage College in Kenosha, WI knows that college grads love to display their pride for their alma mater. So the college wanted to give its alumni a way to do just that! The alumni relations office came to us when they needed a memorable and fun item to give alumni at homecoming. After considering the options, they decided that incorporating one of the more beloved campus symbols – the famous red Adirondack chairs overlooking Lake Michigan – was perfect. Collaborating with Hannah Jorgensen, one of Magellan Promotion’s account managers, theyRead 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 »


The Keyboard Sticker

I bet many (if not all) of your incoming freshmen applied to your school through your website – most likely sitting at a computer. During the next four years of their lives, your students will spend countless hours on their computers – writing and researching papers, completing homework assignments and more. And that’s just the incoming class of 2020. Think about all the ways that your constituents use their computers – students writing papers, alumni making donations and faculty advising their students, just to name a few. Since computers andRead more »