Planning a Family Beach Vacation? Avoid These 3 Vacation Mistakes

Planning a Family Beach Vacation? Avoid These 3 Vacation Mistakes

January 01, 2017

Everyone loves the beach, but not everyone gets to plan a beach vacation as often as they'd like. According to a recent worldwide survey, 52% of respondents said they expect to take a beach vacation within the next 12 months.

There is nothing better than a trip to the beach, especially when you go with family. You and your kids will enjoy nice weather, beautiful views, the relaxing sand, and playing around the crashing waves. But if you aren't careful, and if you make a few of these...

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The Story of Beach Blanket Bingo

The Story of Beach Blanket Bingo

November 01, 2016

Even if you have never watched the “beach movies” of the 1960s, you have probably heard of some of the cast.  What you may not know is how the genre is a representation of an important point in history.  The popularity of bikinis, beach towels and Rock-n-Roll didn’t cause the shift in our attitudes but it is a good illustration.  The story of “Beach Blanket Bingo” was the last of those movies and America would never be the same. 

Until the...

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Beach Towel Basics

Beach Towel Basics

October 24, 2016

How many beach towels does the average person own in a lifetime?  Not many!  Though it’s a sad situation, a few people may not ever own one.  If you are a beach towel owner, you know how great they are but just in case you don’t, here is a quick rundown of some beach towel basics.

Size

The most apparent characteristic of beach towels is the size.  Though bath towels have gotten bigger on average over the last several years, beach towels are about 30 percent...

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Beach Towel Vs. Bath Towel – What’s the Difference?

Beach Towel Vs. Bath Towel – What’s the Difference?

October 03, 2016

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When is a towel not just a towel?  When it’s a beach towel, of course.  Though you can use a bath towel at the beach, and a beach towel in the bath – they are two different animals.  So what is the difference?

Size

Beach towels are usually bigger than the average bath towel and certainly much larger than most other towels in the house.  Beach towels measure about 30 inches by 70 inches – if you are counting, that’s 2 ½ feet by almost 6...

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History of Beach Towels

History of Beach Towels

September 28, 2016

Though the need to “dry off” started with bathing, scholars say that the towel is a Turkish invention which originated in the 17th century.  Prior to that time, cloth used to dry oneself did dual duty as cloaks or other clothing.  The towel came to western society because of industrialization but the history of the beach towel is much shorter.  

Turkish towels

Known as a “pestemal,” the original Turkish towel was a flat, woven sheet of linen or fine...

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The Right Way to Use Beach Towels

The Right Way to Use Beach Towels

September 07, 2016

No one should be surprised that beach towels are used away from the beach.  They are used for the bath when the laundry isn’t done.  They serve time as capes for the imaginary superhero and make great tents for small children.  As disrespectful as it seems, they are even used to dry off the dog.  Fortunately for beach towels though, they are most commonly used as intended and though you might not know it, there really is a right way and a wrong way to use one.

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What is JCrete?

What is JCrete?

August 08, 2016

As a successful promotional products company, we meet a lot of people who order our customized beach towels.  We know that every customer is getting a quality product, fashionable, well-made and reasonably priced but though we want to know how their towels worked out, we don’t always hear. Recently, we had a unique customer who did let us know. JCrete let us know how much they enjoyed their customized beach towels by sending a ton of pictures of their recent event. You may have to...

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Beach Towels in the Fall?

Beach Towels in the Fall?

August 04, 2016

People love beach towels and they love getting them.  Summertime at the beach isn’t the only time or reason to use a beach towel.   Your customers will use them in the fall, winter, spring and summer and not just at the beach.  They keep them for years, which can mean years of advertising for your business.  These are some reasons why, even though summer is over, personalized beach towels are a great promotional product:

They fit with your business

Beach towels are a...

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Why Your Resort Should Be Using Custom Towels

Why Your Resort Should Be Using Custom Towels

February 03, 2016

If you have a Resort you should definitely be using some form of custom towel for a number of different reasons. Not only can custom towels work to set you apart from other hotels but it can only add to your décor. So many hotel chains neglect using custom towels and this is a very large missed marketing opportunity.  Here are some top reasons why you should be using custom towels at your resort:

  1. Branding: any chance to showcase your branding is an excellent opportunity, with a...
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Why Personalized Beach Towels Make Sense for Any Business

Why Personalized Beach Towels Make Sense for Any Business

July 28, 2015

Every business owner should be on the lookout for ways to spread the word about your company and get people talking. Fortunately, there are ways to market a brand without spending a great deal of money. Custom beach towels are the perfect example. Here is why personalized beach towels will make sense for any business.

Great Marketing Potential

Imagine a bright, colorful towel with your company name and logo turning heads at the beach. People relaxing on the sand or by the local pool will...

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