Going Green Spiral Notebook

Spiral notebooks made from recycled materials are nothing new, so you may be wondering why I’m featuring this one on the blog. There’s one small (but important) detail that makes this one unique… Graph Paper!

Each of the 50 pages of recycled paper in this notebook is two-sided. Side A is lined, but Side B is graph paper. This makes it a GREAT notebook for certain types of businesses, such as architects, designers, builders and engineers. Since so many of these types of firms are embracing sustainability, this is a very useful green item that lends itself extremely well to their businesses.

The 6×9 size is large enough to really be useful but still compact enough to travel well. The outer hardboard cover is kraft brown & is bound with black twin-loop wire. All components are made of recycled materials. Each page bears a small ‘recycle’ symbol and Goingreen(TM) at the bottom. Minimum order is 100 books with a price point between $4-$6 depending on quantity.

These would be a fantastic item for training classes at large companies, or for industry conferences. They’re also a perfect item for colleges of engineering, architecture or design – either for sale at the campus bookstore or to be used as ‘giveaway swag’ at recruitment events. They’d also be a useful, thoughtful and inexpensive client gift for real estate agents, home inspectors or appraisers.


You can order this item custom-imprinted with your logo through our website:


Simply click ‘Collections’ to see details and pricing for the items featured on my blog. You can also search for other promotional swag by price range or key words.

If you need a good company to work with, please consider Swag Connection for your company’s swag! I’d be happy to send you our “email brochure” upon request.

Thanks for reading & keep checking back for more new, unique and eco-friendly swag ideas. Have a great day!!

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Hey DOG – Nice Cap!

Promotional marketing is about cutting through the clutter and getting your message noticed. Believe me – your message is going to get REALLY noticed if you put it on a Pet Cap!

People love dogs, in fact studies show people actually notice and respond more to advertising messages where images of dogs and puppies are used. As a creative marketer you can tap into this love of dogs and create warm and positive brand associations with dog-themed swag items.

Don’t think you need to be in a pet-related business to use this idea – any company that uses logo decorated promo caps can also use Pet Caps. I suggest ordering a small quantity of Pet Caps in assorted sizes the next time your company orders caps for humans. In fact, I even have a great idea for a promotional campaign…

PHOTO CONTEST! A fun way to use the Pet Cap to promote your business is to sponsor a pet photo contest. The pet in the photo must be wearing your company Pet Cap, of course.

Retailers can have the photos brought to their location and posted on a wall, with a voting ballot box where customers can vote for their favorite. A similar thing could be done online to drive traffic to a website instead. Either way, offer a grand prize like free grooming services or a week of doggie daycare to encourage participation.

Employee Contests – Use the idea above for an internal Employee Pet Photo contest
Non-Profits – The Pet Cap is great for raising funds… and awareness!
Pet Related Businesses – Duh!

For your convenience we offer the items featured on our blog for sale on our website:


Just visit our “Collections” and you’ll find the section with items featured on our Blog. You’ll find information, pricing and you can request a quote or order online.

Thanks for reading & keep coming back for new, interesting and unique swag ideas!