Bear Blog

Our blog posts about promotional products, engraving, graphic design, & more! With hopefully useful info and tidbits to keep your marketing on track, provide inspiration, or give useful tips.

The Story of Our Name, Goldilocks

A lot of people ask us for the story of our name, Goldilocks Promos. Well to be honest, Andrew and I came up with at least one hundred possible names for our company. We wanted our business name to be playful, memorable, and be obvious at what we do. If I remember correctly

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Laser Engraving 101

In case you were wondering how the laser engraving decoration process actually works, read this, and you’ll practically be an expert at all things laser. What is CO2 laser engraving? In a CO2 laser, electricity shoots through a gas-filled tube which produces infrared light. Its then reflected through lenses and mirrors to guide

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Whatever happened to customer service?

Don’t think that as a business ourselves, we get treated any differently than an individual in terms of customer service. Constantly I am on hold for long periods, hung up on by vendors, or just ignored. A little bit of communication goes a long way and guess what? It’s not that hard. Rant

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Keep it Local

Shopping local is trending majorly and we are here to help out the Capital Region any way we can. Online retailers are focused on quantity over quality which is why these details get overlooked. It can be difficult to navigate through the various options and overwhelming to deal with all of the options.

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What college didn’t teach me about Graphic Design

In our industry, everything revolves around artwork. Not only are looks important but file types and a basic understanding about vendor ready artwork is vital. Unfortunately, in my experience, college didn’t teach me everything I needed to know about Graphic Design for the real world. Real Life Graphic Design I landed on Graphic

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