About Julia Bartlett

Julia Bartlett is a veteran of the match industry. She has been in the business since 1988, primarily as a manufacturing specialist and also a customer service and sales representative. Julia loves the rich history behind the product, and enjoys promoting the elegant and unique features of matchbooks. Julia is also extremely proud to promote products Made in USA.

You Might Be A Phillumenist

Do you like to collect keepsakes, to remind you of a special trip or another happy time?  If you do, and your memorabilia of choice is matchbooks, then you might be a Phillumenist. Collectible Matchbooks Collectors love to compare notes, and share details about their collections.  Searching the internet, you can come across any variety [...]

By |2019-12-06T16:20:33-06:00December 6th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on You Might Be A Phillumenist

Preparing for 2020 – New Offerings

The PPAI Expo is just around the corner, and Atlas Match is preparing some new items to bring to the show.  You might be wondering what the 80-year old manufacturer of matches could be doing that is new.  The addition of new printing equipment and upgrades to the assembly process have opened up opportunities for [...]

By |2019-10-10T14:53:09-06:00October 10th, 2019|Events, Unique Promotional Products|Comments Off on Preparing for 2020 – New Offerings

Atlas Match Exhibits at PPAI 2019 Las Vegas Booth # 4536

Every year we ask ourselves - do we need to exhibit at the trade show?  It is expensive.  It is time consuming.  It is exhausting.  And it is the one time we get to see our friends in the promotional products industry!  Go PPAI!  This is still a face-to-face business.  The internet has made it [...]

By |2018-11-16T16:22:09-06:00October 23rd, 2018|Events|Comments Off on Atlas Match Exhibits at PPAI 2019 Las Vegas Booth # 4536

PPAI Product Safety Awareness – Atlas Match

Responsible sourcing is important today.  Many suppliers and distributors care deeply about the products they provide to their customers and clients.  The concerns depend on the product category and the intended audience.  Atlas Match has committed to product safety and become Product Safety Aware Certified by PPAI. Products intended for children carry a much higher [...]

By |2018-09-17T14:58:41-06:00September 17th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on PPAI Product Safety Awareness – Atlas Match

Best and Brightest Beer Coasters

NOT JUST ANOTHER PRETTY COASTER Atlas Match knows a lot about function and form.  Beer coasters are not so different from matches.  And for your brew pub or bar, you will probably want to  offer both - beauty and function - to your beer-loving patrons.  For more than 40-years, Atlas Match has made a business [...]

By |2018-04-09T14:52:06-06:00April 9th, 2018|Custom Coaster, Events, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Best and Brightest Beer Coasters

Tips for Designing a Match Cover

The first step is always to gather your creative ideas, and sit down with the template.  Your creative process might include looking at samples of other matchbooks, browsing the website for ideas, or consulting your marketing plans.  Will your matchbook promotion be part of a single event?  Or maybe a seasonal focus, featuring a summer [...]

By |2018-02-07T14:20:26-06:00February 7th, 2018|Events, Matchcover design, Unique Promotional Products|Comments Off on Tips for Designing a Match Cover

The Subtle Influence of Matchbook Advertising

There was a time when advertising impressions had nothing to do with Google.  In fact, print and television owned the space advertising market.  Matchbooks were a common and prominent steadfast advertising medium.  Now digital and non-digital share the space, and cost per impression or CPI is constantly monitored and analyzed.  The matchbook industry has proudly touted [...]

By |2018-01-03T17:00:16-06:00January 3rd, 2018|Unique Promotional Products|Comments Off on The Subtle Influence of Matchbook Advertising

PPAI Show Las Vegas Booth #4650

Happy New Year!  Visit us at the PPAI show in Las Vegas, January 16th to January 18th.  We are in the same location - next to the food bar and the restrooms - in corner booth #4650.  Stop by to take advantage of show specials.  Learn what is new with Atlas Match in 2018.  Let [...]

By |2017-12-17T07:35:55-06:00December 8th, 2017|Events, Unique Promotional Products|Comments Off on PPAI Show Las Vegas Booth #4650

Branding Promotional Products to Gain MindShare

  We all know hard difficult it is to break through the clutter of constant promotional messages targeting your customers today.  Even with the precision of Facebook advertising and Google Adwords, companies need more and better ways to reach customers. Unique and creative ways to break through the clutter.  How can companies, both large and [...]

By |2017-10-30T09:59:57-06:00October 30th, 2017|Custom Coaster, Unique Promotional Products|Comments Off on Branding Promotional Products to Gain MindShare

Oktoberfest – Celebrate beer, food, harvest and … marriage?

I love Oktoberfest.  It is my season for beer.  After months of hoppy IPAs and wheat beers and citrus flavored blonde ales, I love the roasted flavor of a dark beer or the malty taste of a true Bavarian Lager.  Oktoberfest means beer and food and early sunsets on crisp, cool days.  But Oktoberfest is [...]

By |2017-10-25T09:24:23-06:00October 24th, 2017|Custom Coaster|Comments Off on Oktoberfest – Celebrate beer, food, harvest and … marriage?