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ARTWORK & LOGO SUBMISSIONS
We’re pretty easy to work with. Though we prefer a few specific formats (.EPS, .AI, .CDR) for best results, we can work with any popular image format.
What are your preferred image formats for artwork submissions?
.EPS, .AI, .CDR (in vector format with fonts converted to outlines or curves)
What are other acceptable image formats?
Any PC-compatible image file, including .PDF, .JPG and .PNG.
What if I don’t have artwork?
Don't worry. Share your thoughts with us, and send us what you have - even if it’s just a sketch on a bar napkin. Our professional art team (possibly the largest in the industry!) will work with what you have to create exactly what you need for FREE.

Don’t have any art at all? Just tell your Customer Care Rep what you’d like, and we will create it for you FREE. If you do not have artwork and would like us to typeset your info, we can do that as well. This is a tremendous value!
How do I send you my artwork?
During the customization and checkout process online, you will have the opportunity to upload your artwork. Alternatively, you can email it to art@anypromo.com or your Customer Care Rep. You can also attach it to your order confirmation email, and send it back. When emailing your artwork, please provide your order number in the message, preferably on the subject line.
What should I know about type sets and fonts?
If sending vector/print-ready artwork (.ai, .cdr, .eps) with embedded fonts, please be sure that all fonts are converted to curves or outlines to avoid any font substitutions. If sending raster artwork (.jpg, .png, .bmp, .tif, or a Photoshop generated .eps file) with embedded fonts, please specify the font used, so we can recreate text accurately. If you would like us to try to match the embedded font, please specify in the comments.

Unique Fonts: If you are submitting only text, you will be offered a choice of several popular fonts. We also have many fonts installed in our system that we are able to use upon request. If a specific font is requested that we do not have on file, we may ask that you have a copy of the font sent to our art department.
What is a vector image? What about a raster image?
Most of our products require vector artwork for best results. Word processors, spreadsheet, or presentation applications - although suitable for creating files for office or Internet use - are not recommended for creating digital art for print. Microsoft Office apps are usually not a good source of art as well; however, in some cases, such files may be converted to enable use.

What about raster graphics?
Raster Images are produced by digital image capture devices, such as digital scanners or cameras, or by pixel editing programs (e.g., Adobe Photoshop). Raster images are composed of a matrix (grid) or bitmap of digital picture elements (pixels). Pixels are squares or rectangles described as black, white, Gray, or color. Raster images are typically saved as TIFF format, but can be saved as EPS as well. Whereas conversion from vector to raster is easily accomplished, raster conversion to vector is much more difficult (and is often impossible, especially when converting fonts). Raster images are easily shared across various platforms, but can be more difficult than vector graphics to modify. Raster graphics are also impacted by scaling.

What else should I know about vector graphics?
Vector Graphics are typically generated using drawing or illustration programs (e.g., Adobe Illustrator or Corel Draw), and are composed of mathematically-defined geometric shapes, such as lines, objects, and fills. Since vectors entail both magnitude and direction, vector elements are comprised of line segments whose length represents magnitude and whose orientation in space represents direction.

Vector graphics are easily modified within some applications, and are usually not affected by scaling (enlarging or reducing their size). Because vector elements are mathematically-defined, scaling simply requires modification of their mathematical locations. However, vector files do not support photographic imagery well and can often be problematic for cross-platform exchange. Vector graphics are typically saved in EPS format.
What is a design preview? What am I supposed to do with it?
Your Customer Care Rep will email or fax a free design preview (a digital preview of your artwork on the product) to ensure your complete satisfaction before we begin production. If you need to make changes, we will work with you to get your artwork exactly the way you want it, and that’s the goal of the design preview.

Product customization, or production, will only begin when you are completely satisfied with your design preview, so you know your promotional products will convey your branding message professionally and accurately!
Can I specify a PMS color for my art?
Yes. In some cases, there is an additional charge for this service in order to buy the correct ink if an exact match is required. There are a few products in which this is not possible due to the limitations of the imprinting process.

Your Customer Care Representative will help you with this. Just let us know which colors we should be working towards in the additional comments section in the order process, or just let your representative know (you will get an email from them shortly after you place your order).
Do you keep my art on file?
Yes. We keep your artwork on file to make future orders simple and easy. Each piece of artwork is saved for up to two years.
What should I consider when choosing the best logo for my promotional product?
Get opinions from people in your target market instead of merely relying on your own intuition and taste.

• If the logo uses words or letters, are they recognizable? You shouldn't have to explain or decipher the logo for people.
• Is the design consistent with the personality and tone you wish to convey?
CUSTOMIZATION & PRINTING
There are many different ways to customize a promotional product with your name, logo or art. Some popular methods include: screen printing, laser engraving, and heat stamping. You'll find the standard customization method for a specific product on its product page. Please, take a moment to learn more about the various customization methods that we offer.
What is screen printing?
Screen printing is arguably the most versatile of all printing processes. It can be used to print on a wide variety of materials, including paper, paperboard, plastics, glass, metals, and fabrics. Products often screen printed include: posters, labels, decals, signage, electronic circuit boards, and textiles. The advantage of screen printing over other print processes is that the printing press can print on products of any shape, thickness and size.

A significant characteristic of screen printing is that a greater thickness of the ink can be applied to the substrate than is possible with other printing techniques. This allows for some very interesting effects that are not possible using other printing methods. Due to the simplicity of the application process, a wider range of inks and dyes are available for use in screen printing than for use in any other printing process.
What is off-set lithography?
Printing processes such as offset lithography use printing plates to transfer an image to paper or other substrates. The plates may be made of metal, plastic, rubber, paper, or other materials. The image is put on the printing plates using photomechanical, photochemical, or laser engraving processes. The image may be positive or negative.
What is heat stamping?
Heat stamping, or hot stamping, is a process in which an engraved image mold or hot stamping die is heated then forced down against a product with a colored marking foil sandwiched in between. The area where the die cast mold meets the product is where the ink from the foil is left behind. Heat stamping can be used to mark a multitude of different materials, mostly plastic and wood. The most attractive aspect of heat stamping is that it is a dry process, so there is no need to worry about mixing inks.
What is laser engraving?
Laser engraving is the practice of using lasers to engrave, etch, or mark an object. The technique can be very complex, and a computer system is used to drive the movements of the laser head. Despite the complexity, very precise and clean engravings can be achieved at a high rate.
What is embossing?
Embossing is a highly decorative technique. It raises surfaces to transform ordinary, flat, and lifeless material into uniquely contoured, 3-dimensional patterns. Most often used on letterhead, business cards, certificates, and logos, embossing enhances any design and gives your product a look of sophistication and style.
What is debossing?
Debossing pushes the surfaces of materials inward via a heat-pressing process. Often used for logos and titles, debossing enhances the appearance of your products by adding depth.
DELIVERY
We make every effort to ship your merchandise from the factory to your location on or before the date specified in your Order Confirmation or desired due date. We usually provide tracking information within 24 hours of shipment.

We ship from various manufacturing facilities throughout the United States. If your order contains multiple items, these items may arrive in separate shipments. If you have further questions or concerns regarding shipping, please don't hesitate to contact your Customer Care Rep for assistance. Please, be advised that we are unable to ship orders to PO or APO boxes at this time.
When will my order arrive?
The transit time is dependent upon the distance between the factory and the shipping destination. Shipments often take about 1-5 business days. 99.9% of all the orders that we process are shipped on time.

Production speed are listed for every item on the site. This is the number of business days it takes to customize your item after you’ve approved the artwork for production. The number of days for delivery depends on the shipping method you choose. As part of the online ordering process, we show you the shipping charges for ground (usually 2-5 days transit time), 3-day, 2-day and next-day shipment. If you need an item faster than the production speed shown or if you have any questions contact us directly at 877-368-5678. We love a challenge, and would be happy to help!
Do you offer rush service?
Yes we offer a 24-hour rush as well as a 3-day rush service. Rush service is available on most products, a red rush icon is provided, as an indication that the product is available for rush service production. Click here for more questions and answers on rush service.

Do you ship internationally?
We do not ship outside of the USA.
Where do you ship from?
We ship from various manufacturing facilities throughout the United States, including our main office in Southern California.
How do I know when my order has shipped?
You will receive an email notifying you that your order was picked up by the shipping company, and we will include a tracking number in that message.
If I place my order today, when will I receive it?
The production and shipping calendar (found beneath the product information) will provide you with an estimated delivery date.

Rush options may be available and can be chosen at the time of check-out. Click here for more questions and answers on rush service.
How do you ship your products?
All orders are shipped via insured standard delivery (unless otherwise specified) using the carrier of our choice. We make every effort possible to ship your order by the most economical method available to meet your due date. Rest assured that we do not add inflated handling fees like some of our competitors. Orders of excessive size or weight may be shipped via common carrier (freight line), but you will be notified if this is necessary.
Can I split my order and ship to multiple locations?
Yes. Just let your Customer Care Rep know (you will get an email from them shortly after you place your order), and they will be happy to assist you. Freight fees will be charged accordingly.
How do I track my order?
Once your order is shipped, we will email you the tracking information.
BUYING PROCESS
Place an order online by visiting any product page*. Fill in your quantity in the price table, and hit the big orange “Next” button. On the next page, you may customize your product or order it blank if you prefer. Repeat this process until you’ve filled up your shopping cart. Then, hit the shopping cart link at the top right of any page.

Once you place your order online, you will immediately receive an email confirmation with your order number, and a Customer Care Rep will contact you to finalize loose ends and finalize artwork. When placing your order online, you may upload your artwork prior to checkout. If you have not uploaded your artwork online, you may send the artwork via email to your Customer Car Rep. Upon approval of the design preview (the digital preview of your art on your product), we will start the production process.

*Note: You may complete orders by phone, live chat, or fax - not just online. You may also email orders directly to your Customer Care Rep after you register for an account online.

Phone: (877) 368-5678
Fax: (909) 628-3696
Placing an Order

Step 1
Choose your Product.

Step 2
Fill out the quantity and product details of the product you chose.

Step 3
Customize your product or leave it blank. To customize, you can upload/email your own artwork, or request a design.

Step 4
Repeat Steps 1-3 until you are ready to check out and get your order placed.

After Your Order is Placed

Step 1
Wait to receive an email confirmation with your order number.

Step 2
A Customer Care Representative will help finalize your artwork details.

Step 3
Approve your Design Preview or modify with changes.

Once step 1-3 is completed the Production process will start after payment.

Do you price match?
Yes, we do. We'll beat anyone's price by at least 10%. We don't care if we lose money in the process. What we really care about is helping you.

To price match, just shoot us a quick call at (877) 368-5678.
What if I receive more or less than I ordered?
Often, in our industry, a 10% overrun/underrun policy is in place, but we don’t adhere to that policy. The standard industry policy suggests that manufacturers sometimes produce up to 10% more or less than originally ordered. For an overrun, we don’t charge you for the extra products that you receive. In the event we ship fewer than ordered, you’ll be charged only for what you received. If you have any questions, please contact us at 1-877-368-5678 or email your Customer Care Rep.
Can I cancel or change my order?
You can cancel your order if the order hasn’t gone into production. Once the product has been customized with your art, cancellations are tricky. If you cancel your order while it is already in production (prior to shipping), you will have to pay for however many products that were produced. If the order ships, it would be treated like a return or exchange. Click here for questions and answers on returns & exchanges.
What are setup charges?
Some of the items we offer have “setup” charges (screen charges, die charges, etc.). It is important to note these are NOT art charges. These are charges to create the screen, die or other necessary items to imprint your specific logo.
If I reorder an item with the same artwork, will I pay setup charges again?
If you place an exact reorder (same art and item) within 2 years, you may not have to pay a setup charge again, but it depends on the item you are purchasing. If you would have to pay a “repeat setup” charge it is less than the original setup charge. Your Customer Care Rep would be happy to advise you if there would be a repeat setup charge. In any case, you should check our coupon page for discounts on repeat orders.
If I place multiple orders using the same design, do I still have to pay the setup fee for each order?
Yes. Each product has a different set-up cost, even if the design or imprint is the same. They would each have to be printed in separate machines and at different times.
Will I see a design preview (photoshopped preview of my product) before my order goes into production?
Yes! You will always see a design preview of your item. That’s because you must approve the art, location and overall appearance of your product before we produce it.
Do you charge sales tax?
We collect all applicable taxes for goods and services shipped to California. If your organization is exempt, please, supply your Customer Care Representative with your resale certificate, so that the tax can be deduced from the order.
Can I order in quantities smaller or larger than those shown?
Most of the time, the minimum quantity shown is the required minimum, although we encourage you to call if your requirements mean you need fewer items. We can sometimes work a little magic behind the scenes, so it’s worth a try. If you need to order more than the quantities shown, please call 877-368-5678 as additional discounts may be available.
What if I receive damaged or broken items?
We use a specialized method of foam packaging to ship our products. In the event that damage is incurred, please advise your Customer Care Rep. We will either replace or credit the damaged pieces. Learn more about returns & exchanges.
How can I get a quote?
The easiest and fastest way to get an instant quote is through any product page using the appropriate button under the price table. You may also email quote@anypromo.com, and an associate will contact you the same day if you contact us early enough in the day. Otherwise, we will get back to you by tomorrow. In most cases, we respond within an hour.
Can I place my order over the phone?
Sure, please call our toll-free number: 877-368-5678 Monday – Friday from 7:00 am – 5:00 pm (Pacific Time) and an associate will gladly help you. Please have your product information and credit card information ready.
Can I email my order?
Yes, you may email your order by messaging your Customer Car Rep. To be assigned a Customer Care Rep, you need to create an account online or by phone. You should attach your artwork to the email if applicable.
Do you offer rush Service?
This depends on the product that you want, quantity and customization services. Most products have rush options available, and this information can be found on each product’s product page. We can also work some behind-the-scenes magic in situations that warrant special attention, but you need to contact your Customer Care Rep to discuss options and fees. More questions and answers on rush service.
What is the total cost of my order?
The shopping cart will give you the total cost, including the shipping and setup charges. You will see this number several times throughout the checkout process, including in your order confirmation.
PAYMENT
We accept a variety of payment options, including checks and all popular credit / debit cards.
What type of payments do you accept?
We accept checks and all major credit / debit cards, including Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover. When issuing a check as payment for an order, funds for the check must clear in the bank before we submit your order for production. If your order is time sensitive, use a credit card to instantly clear the payment.

International customers have two options for completing their purchase: using a wire transfer or by sending a check. Paying by wire transfer will expedite the ordering process.
I do not want to pay by credit card. Can you work with that?
Not a problem. You can pay by check instead. When issuing a check as payment for an order, funds for the check must clear with the bank before we are able to put your order in production.
How do I place an order if I am paying by check?
Just use the “build an order” option, as if you would be placing a regular order. Print out all the information on the order, including the total price. Rather than proceed to payment, simply mail the order form along with a check payable to AnyPromo:

AnyPromo
13437 Benson Ave Chino
CA, 91710

Upon receipt of your payment, we will promptly process your order after the funds clear, and we’ll email mail you in regards to the artwork for the order.
When do you charge my credit card?
We authorize the funds available on your card (also known as a “booking”) once your order is ready to go into production, but we do not collect the funds until your order ships.
Can I set up a line of credit?
We are pleased to offer, to those who qualify, a line of credit to be used at AnyPromo.com. Credit review typically takes 5 business days and production will not begin on orders until the review process is complete. If your order is urgent, please, use a credit card or call us to make other arrangements.
Credit Application (PDF Version)
Can I refund to a different credit card?
As is common with most businesses that accept credit cards, we can only process a refund to the same payment method and card number used to make the original purchase. This is a policy of the credit card networks (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover) and applies to all credit and debit card transactions.

We can only use a different payment method if the refund attempt fails (that is, only if the refund is declined by the receiving bank). Therefore, if the original warranty purchase was a credit card, we must attempt to refund that original card first.

If your credit card company or bank gave you a different card number, the credit card network will automatically apply the refund to your new account. Credit card networks, such as Visa, keep track of changes in card numbers automatically, as long as the account itself was not closed.

If you have closed your account with that credit card company or bank entirely, the refund will be applied to any amount you might still owe on that account, and the bank is obligated to send you a check for any credit balance you might have after our refund.

Any problems with refunds that have been successfully processed to a credit card must be addressed with the bank that issued that card. We can provide a transaction reference number if needed to help that bank locate the refund.
PRIVACY
AnyPromo recognizes your concerns about privacy and security on the open Web, so we work hard to make sure ordering with us secure. Your information is safe with us. We don’t even store credit card numbers!
How secure is your website?
Our site is secured by ScanAlert, Trusted Ecommerce and RackSpace. Your personal & payment information is secured by Authorize.net & Verisign. All purchases on our site are completed through a secure connection (SSL).

Furthermore, we do not store credit card information on our end for any reason. This protects both you and us from identity thieves.
Do I have a security guarantee?
We take your business seriously, and we’ll use every precaution necessary to ensure that your shopping experience is safe. AnyPromo uses the best technology available, Secure Socket Layer encryption, to keep your private information and credit card details as secure as possible. We do not sell any of your information to any third parties, and we don’t even store credit card numbers.

Your personal & payment information is secured by Authorize.net & Verisign.
How is my privacy protected at AnyPromo.com?
At AnyPromo.com, we value your business and your trust. Therefore, we will not sell, rent, nor give away customer email addresses and information to other businesses. The reason we request your email address is so that we can send you information regarding your order, such as order confirmation, order processing, and tracking number. You may [subscribe for promotional emails (sale flyers) through the coupon page.
PRODUCT SAMPLES
We have free product samples available for several products in our catalog. Availability of samples depends on a number of factors, including the availability of sample inventory.
Will you send me a product sample of a product I’m considering?
Yes. We would be happy to send you a product sample, though not all products are eligible. Samples are available for registered customers.
Our Sample Policy:
AnyPromo offers two types of samples: standard samples and pre-production samples.
Standard samples under $10 are free if you have a shipping account with UPS or FedEx, which we’ll use to cover the shipping charges. Customers without shipping accounts will always pay for standard samples. Standard samples feature a random brand or organization’s artwork (in some cases, no artwork), and they are always available online, via any product page. Apparel samples are never free.
Pre-production samples feature your very own artwork, and they are available for a fee that can range anywhere from $50 to $200.
If your standard sample is unavailable, the closest alternative will be provided. This rule only applies to standard samples, not pre-production samples.
Customers are limited to a total of 3 sample requests per order. Multiple sample requests may incur multiple shipping fees, so you may see multiple shipping transactions on your shipping account statement, as samples can ship from different locations throughout the USA.
Please, provide a UPS or FedEx account number for the shipping costs. You may also cover the shipping charges with a credit card or debit card.
Once you become a customer, you may experience an increasingly lenient sample policy as we continue to work together on future projects, but due to the occasional misuse of our sample policy, we reserve the right to refuse free samples to any party at our discretion.
For question regarding samples, please send email to sample@anypromo.com.
Will you send me a digital preview of the product with my artwork on it?
Yes. Once you place your order, you must approve a digital preview (design preview) of your product prior to production.
What is a pre-production sample?
A pre-production sample is a real-world sample of the item you are ordering with any requested customization. Pre-production samples are available for most products.
What is the cost for a pre-production sample?
Fees do apply for an actual product sample. Pre-production sample fees added are product cost, setup cost and shipping. Please contact your Customer Care Rep to discuss fees, transit times and more.
I don’t have time to wait for the ground shipping. Can you help me get my sample on time?
For RUSH sample requests, we can expedite the order by using your UPS or FedEx account number (or charge your credit card) for much faster shipping services.
PRODUCT SELECTION
AnyPromo.com carries anywhere from 40,000 to 60,000 products at any given moment. It’s a lot to sort through, and that’s why we have a variety of shopping guides available at the top of any page of the website. Furthermore, your Customer Care Rep would be happy to help you select the best and most effective products for your promotional giveaway.
How can I pick the perfect promotional product?
Whenever a customer asks us this question, we always like to refer to the AnyPromo.com Four R's:

REPUTATION: Choose a promotional product that reflects your company's image.

REAL ESTATE: Whether you want to capture their minds, hearts or bellies, choose your promotional product with the "target" audience in mind. For example, if you are an auto repair shop, you should choose a promotional item that will keep your company's name close to their car or car keys. A key chain, a tool kit, a magnet or a bumper sticker customized with your company's message will get your customers to understand you are helpful and only a phone call away.

REMEMBRANCE: Choose a promotional product that will be practical and useful for your recipient beyond the show. A bag, a t-shirt, a promotional pen, a first aid kit or a mug are great examples of promotional items that will be used time and time again - and your company logo and/or info will be right there every time.

RELEVANCE: Pick a promotional product that conveys your message and relates to the product or promotion that you are promoting. For example, if you are hosting your annual sales conference at a remote resort location, equip your sales team with the beach accessories that will encourage them to get outside and enjoy themselves, while reminding them who sent them there in the first place!
Is there anyone who can assist me with my project?
Yes! We have a complete customer support team of merchandisers, graphic artists and account executives prepared to coordinate your next promotional product giveaway.

• Call us between 6:30 AM and 5:00 PM Pacific Time: 877-368-5678
• Email us at info@AnyPromo.com
• Click on the Live Chat Icon at the top of any page on the website.
Do you sell name brand products?
Yes! AnyPromo is an exclusive provider of brand-name promotional gifts and promotional items, including as Fossil, Adidas, Nike, Swiss Army, Bic, Cutter & Buck, Vantage, Russell, Champion, Greg Norman, Outer Banks, Munsingwear, Fruit of The Loom, Waterman, Post-It, Parker, Titleist, and much more! If you do not see the exact promotional item that you want on the website, call us at 1-877-368-5678, and we will do our best to find it for you.
RETURNS & EXCHANGES
Customized goods are not usually accompanied by guarantees, but AnyPromo has changed that. We have a 30-day return and exchange policy with few restrictions.

Our fault? It's on us.
If we are at fault in any way, we will refund or exchange 100% of your order.

Not our fault? We'll work with you.
We don't usually accept returns when it's not our fault, but we know mistakes happen. That's why we try to accommodate as many returns and exchanges as we can - even some that aren’t our fault.

Some orders may be eligible for returns or exchanges at our discretion if the return or exchange occurs within the first 30 days after the customer receives the package as long as the order is under $1,000 (before shipping and tax) and the order is returned or exchanged in its entirety. Shipping costs to return the merchandise are charged to the customer’s account, but in the case of an exchange, AnyPromo covers the shipping charges for the trip back to the customer. Call us at 1-877-368-5678 or email your Customer Care Rep for your return authorization number to get started.
RUSH SERVICE
Rush service refers to expedited order processing and product production. Many of our products are eligible for rush service, but some products are not eligible. In any case, you should contact your Customer Care Representative directly to discuss all your options. Even if standard delivery options and (rush-service) production speed suggest otherwise, sometimes we can pull strings to get your products to your doorstep on time, but this requires close coordination between you and your Customer Care Rep.

To request standard rush service, find an eligible product online. You can identify products eligible for rush service because the product page or search page will include a rush-service icon by the product name (the same icons below this paragraph). You can also browse the Rush Service page, which lists all eligible products. Then, specify during the online ordering process that you would like rush production.

What is 24-Hour/1-Day Rush service?
In a rush? Take advantage of our 24-Hour-Rush (AKA One-Day Rush) Production, which is available on hundreds of specially designated items! You can identify products eligible for 24-hour rush service because the product page or search page will include a 24-hour rush icon by the product name. You can also browse the 24-Hour-Rush Service page, which lists all eligible products.

When you're in a hurry, every second counts. You can trust AnyPromo to deliver your 24 Hour Rush order accurately and on time, every time!

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