City Paper Blog

Bona Fortuna & Promo #Goals for the New Year

We believe that setting each of these #goals as a baseline for the kind of company we want to be will enable us to continue to keep doors open (opening doors) and grant us access to new opportunities along the way.

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#32 in the Top 50! We’ll Take It!

We are honored to be selected as #32 on Print + Promo Magazine’s Top 50 Distributors list! We have an amazing team who make it all happen and unbelievable customers who trust us with their brand.

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Navigating Art Requirements

Did you know when it comes to art files, there are such things as “good files” and “bad files”? At City Paper Company, we’re taking all the guess work out with a quick tutorial to help with understanding the file formats that are needed to make your promo and print items look amazing.

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Last Minute Gift Guide for the Techie

If you are shopping for a techie this holiday season, there is a plethora of options. We scoured our favorite list of vendors to help comprise this list of twelve amazing- and out of the box ideas for the techie on your list!

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Last Minute Food Gift Ideas!

If you’re looking for gift ideas for the holidays, you can’t go wrong with a gourmet food gift. Add your brand color for a subtle reminder or choose a custom printed box or ribbon to make your gift a branded surprise!

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Confessions of an E-Commerce Consultant

E-commerce is the future of shopping – no matter what you are shopping for. People love the ability to browse and compare, and people expect to be able to get what they want with minimal work...

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A Letter of Gratitude

Gratitude is that which allows us to see the glass as incessantly half full for there is always something for which to be thankful.

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City Paper's Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign

As we near the end of September and begin the month of October, City Paper is launching a new campaign called 31 Days of Pink Promo. Many people are aware that October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and we want to dedicate this time to spreading awareness, facts and reminders for people to take care of their breast health.

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The Promo Industry from a Designer’s Perspective

Everyday my inbox is flooded with product e-blasts… the latest pen with a light up message! ….the hottest gadget for your next trade show! …a notebook that smells like apples because the pages are made by using apple pulp!

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My first SPPA Showcase

I had a great time at my first SPPA Showcase. Being the newbie on the team, it was exciting to see the vendors and items that have only been on paper come to life. Actually touching and experiencing the products that clients order gave me a new prospective on what I do. We can get so caught up in the process that we lose sight of the end goal, providing high quality promotional items that help our customers brand their business.

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