Category Archives: Promotion Ideas

Why Are Laminated Bags So Popular?

We here at Bulletin Bag know bags. We LIVE bags. We’re constantly scoping out your laminated bags. Fifteen years after we launched our website, they’re STILL some of our top selling bags. Are you toting a bag with a design we haven’t seen? Eye catching color? Where DID you get that bag? Dorky, yes, but oh-so fun (for us)!

The other day, I was out and about. Let’s say I was at Target. Because that’s precisely where I was. A fellow shopper passed by me toting a small red laminated bag. Yep, that’s the one…a Lululemon bag! The thing about this bag, though, is that it was Tired-with-a-capital-T. I would not have been surprised if that bag had fallen apart right there in Aisle A 22. If you’re wondering, I totally would have helped her pick up her stuff. Continue reading

Custom Reusable Bags and Beyond: 10 Wedding Favor Gift Ideas for Any Budget

Custom Reusable Bags and Beyond: 10 Wedding Favor Gift Ideas for Any BudgetYou’re getting married. Congratulations! There are so many details to consider—venue, flowers, photography…the list seems never-ending. Let us help alleviate one of those items on your checklist: wedding favor gifts!

You don’t have to have a ton of money to give your guests a meaningful token of your special day. As with any branding project, the biggest consideration is finding an item that will be appreciated and USED. The last thing you need is to spend money on making your day sparkle and finding out that the wedding favors were, well…underwhelming and decidedly un-sparkly.

From custom reusable bags and water bottles to sunscreen and bottle stoppers, here are 10 wedding favor gift ideas for any budget (yes, even yours!): Continue reading

Three Ways to Create Lululemon Style Bags on Any Budget

Custom Lululemon Style BagsCustom Lululemon style bags. Several years after the brand debuted its now-iconic style of reusable tote, we still get asked almost daily how to recreate the look.

We are proud to be able to offer three ways to produce the look of custom Lululemon bags in two different sizes, or go fully custom and design your own iconic bags in any size you want! Gone are the days of your only option being 2500 minimums…kind of. Continue reading

Horizontal Thermal Tote: Staff Review

Horizontal Thermal ToteLooking for a custom insulated bag that’s not too small and not too big, like the one Goldilocks would gravitate towards? You’ve found just the bag with our Horizontal Thermal Tote!

This custom insulated tote features a three-sided zipper on top, which allows for more food to be stowed inside without getting smooshed when you close it and also keeps the cold inside, where it’s supposed to be! Continue reading

Five Things You Didn’t Know About Custom Lululemon Bags

Custom Lululemon Bags“You know those custom Lululemon bags? Can you do those for me?” This is probably one of the top questions we get asked—true story! Bulletin Bag [.com]’s answer has always been, “YES!!” Now, however, it’s even easier to get started on your own project with the addition of 9 new custom bags with all over printing!

Once our clients find out the answer to their burning question about custom Lululemon bags, they get excited! But, there’s a lot about these bags that many people don’t realize. Here are five things you likely didn’t know about those custom Lululemon bags: Continue reading

9 Great Ideas for Dental Bags (and What to Put in Them!)

custom dental bagsLet’s face it. Those dental bags you get at the end of your visit are like the free gift with purchase of a clean mouth. You already know what’s in them (floss, toothbrush, paste), but you still can’t wait to get that dental goodie bag of love.

What if the whole concept of those bags was thrown on its head? Picture it: you’re pulling that paper towel-thing off your chest, eagerly waiting for your free toothpaste, when…what the…OMGeeee! It’s a Lululemon bag, only with smile-infused quotes all over it. But wow, it’s so cool! You’ll totally use that to tote stuff around town. And what’s inside? A water bottle? Cool travel toothbrush cover? This isn’t dental floss…it’s a pocket mirror! Cool!

People love free stuff. And when they get your super-charged goodie bag, they’re gonna tell their friends (who also have teeth). Sound good? Whether your budget is small or large, here are 9 ways to infuse some ‘WOW!’ into your practice. Continue reading

What’s New in 2017 with Promotional Bags?

We’ve just returned from our annual trek to the largest industry trade show of the year. In addition to walking more than 6 miles (!) of trade show floor, we spent the week brainstorming ways to make 2017 our clients’ best year ever! There are some pretty great things happening with promotional bags, and we are excited to be the first to tell you about them!

Here are our top three discoveries from the event that will transform your next branding project:  Continue reading

Custom Tote Bags: La Boîte Case Study

Custom Tote Bag La BoîteSince our USA-made custom tote bags are cut and sewn to order, we can often make modifications to the size, shape, or features of the bag.

La Boîte took full advantage of this. The company created a custom bag unlike any we’ve ever done before (which is how it should be!), and Christian Leue, Office Manager at La Boîte, took a moment out of his busy holiday season to talk to us about the company’s project! Continue reading

Custom Reusable Bags (and Bottles and Basics): Top 8 Signs of a Successful Project

In September, Promotional Products Association International completed a study of more than 1,000 consumers to provide insight into the behaviors of the recipients of the custom reusable bags, custom water bottles, and other promotional items that you buy from a company like us. Well, we hope it’s us. But we digress…

The study found a year-over-year increase of the overall advertising reach of promotional products (hint: It’s higher than any other form of advertising that provides daily exposure!). Five in 10 consumers polled stated they encounter promotional products “most of the time or at all times per day”. Need more insight into turning your custom reusable bags project into money well spent? Consider the top 8 reasons why the people surveyed hang onto promotional products: Continue reading

Top 6 Best-Selling Custom Bags for College Students

bestseller_adAs we’ve mentioned before, we have lots of clients that work at our nation’s colleges and universities. In looking at product sales over the last week, not only did we discover some pretty cool trends with water bottles (read more here), but we also noticed that there is a similar gravitation in this industry towards certain bags—and they weren’t the ones we would have guessed!

Here are Bulletin Bag’s top six best-selling custom bags for college students!  Continue reading

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