JetPens Blog 2014-09-16T05:54:44-04:00 Zend_Feed_Writer JetPens <![CDATA[Pen Perks: Nomadic + Notebooks Giveaway]]>

A sturdy backpack is a student's best friend: it's reliable, practical, and always has your back. The Japanese-designed Nomadic Wise-Walker backpack is the ultimate carry accessory for any student, commuter, or traveler -- it is lightweight yet incredibly durable, making it one of our best-sellers. We've already included two notebooks in this prize, so be sure to fill the other pockets and compartments with your must-have school gear!

2014-09-12T14:58:37-04:00 2014-09-12T14:58:37-04:00 Elaine
<![CDATA[New Products: Field Notes, Fountain Pens, Gel Pens, Brush Pens, Pen Cases, and More!]]>

New products are in!

This week is all about casual, sophisticated design. With highly anticipated products like the Arts and Sciences Field Notes, Kaweco AL Sport Stonewashed Fountain Pens, and more, you're sure to find new favorites in this batch of new arrivals!

2014-09-11T11:20:18-04:00 2014-09-11T11:20:18-04:00 Miriam
<![CDATA[Pen Perks: Pinterest Summer's Last Hurrah Giveaway]]>

We're not ready to let go of our summer brights just yet! These vibrant and colorful gel pens are up for grabs in our Summer's Last Hurrah Pinterest giveaway. Read on to find out how to enter.

2014-09-04T17:23:07-04:00 2014-09-04T17:23:45-04:00 Miriam
<![CDATA[Pen Perks: Back to School Giveaway #3]]>

As August comes to an end, we're hoping to send one more lucky student back to school with a whole new set of JetPens goodies! Try your luck at winning a stylish Kokuyo Campus Slide Binder, an orange Nomadic PE-06 case, a pencil compass for math classes, and a pack of Zebra Sarasa pens for everyday use. Pack it up all up in your backpack, and you'll head back to school with a smile on your face!

2014-08-29T11:41:02-04:00 2014-09-11T14:51:13-04:00 Elaine
<![CDATA[New Products: Fountain Pens, Memo Pads, Pocket Cases, Gel Pens, Ink Cartridges, Mechanical Pencils, and More!]]>

New products are in!

There's a little bit of everything in this week's new arrivals. Peruse through new pens, memo pads, pocket cases, ink cartridges, pencils, and more! See what products we can't get enough of after the jump.

2014-08-27T11:07:45-04:00 2014-08-27T11:07:45-04:00 Miriam
<![CDATA[Note-Taking Strategies for Students]]>

As much as we don't want to let go of summer, we have to admit that our heartbeats quicken at the thought of shiny new school supplies. For students heading off to college, this is the perfect time to reevaluate your study habits and adopt some tried-and-true tools. To help you prepare, we've rounded up some of our favorite note-taking strategies that will help you power through the semester.

2014-08-26T16:33:28-04:00 2014-08-26T16:33:28-04:00 Miriam
<![CDATA[Pen Perks: Pinterest Back to School Giveaway]]>

As summer winds down and students gear up for school, we're giving away a Back to School package for one lucky person on Pinterest! The winner will get a set of 5 Kokuyo Campus notebooks, 10 Pilot FriXion retractable gel ink pens, and 1 Kokuyo Beetle Tip 3way highlighter. Read on to find out how to enter.

2014-08-20T16:04:33-04:00 2014-08-20T16:04:33-04:00 Miriam
<![CDATA[Pen Perks: Back to School Giveaway #2]]>

This week, we're bringing you another chance to win an awesome Back to School bundle! One lucky winner will be a star student with this colorful prize set, which includes a pack of Uni Propus erasable highlighters, a lovely blue Nomadic PE-08 pencil case, a blue Uni Alpha gel mechanical pencil, and blue Kokuyo Campus notebook to match. With a set like this, you'll always be prepared for class!

2014-08-15T14:45:04-04:00 2014-08-25T11:22:51-04:00 Elaine
<![CDATA[Guide to Customizable Multi Pens]]>

The customizable multi pen system is your personal dream team of writing instruments. With choices ranging from ballpoint to gel ink to mechanical pencils to styli, even the pickiest person can find something to like. The beauty of a multi pen is that you can have several components in one pen. In customizable multi pen systems, pen bodies come in an array of designs with different component counts. Components include a variety of ink colors, tip sizes, and more. To see the different systems we carry as well as demonstrations on how to install components, read on!

2014-08-14T09:46:30-04:00 2014-08-14T10:15:32-04:00 Miriam
<![CDATA[New Products: Notebooks, Brush Pens, Rulers, Page Markers, Mechanical Pencils, and More!]]>

New products are in!

This week is all about fun and modern design. We have classic notebooks, metallic brush pens, non-slip rulers, cute page markers, innovative mechanical pencils, and more! Read on to see the products we're loving.

2014-08-13T15:18:42-04:00 2014-08-27T10:24:45-04:00 Miriam
<![CDATA[Pen Perks: Pinterest D.I.Y. Wedding Giveaway]]>

Wedding season is in full swing, and we've put together a special giveaway package for D.I.Y. brides on Pinterest! Colorful gel pens, a mini envelope maker, cute deco tape, and trusty scissors will help you add your unique touch on your wedding. Even if you're not getting married, these products can help you put together your next crafting project. Read on to find out how you can win!

2014-08-06T13:38:53-04:00 2014-08-06T13:38:53-04:00 Miriam
<![CDATA[Pen Perks: Back to School Giveaway #1]]>

Kids are heading back to school with crayons and cartoon character backpacks, but college students need something more professional! This sleek notebook and multi pen pair is sure to get your school year off to a good start. The Lihit Lab Smart Fit is a major upgrade to the standard notebook -- it comes with a durable Cordura fabric cover, fitted with pockets for everything from business cards to your smartphone. Be sure to pack this Jetstream Prime multi pen in it as well, so you'll be prepared to ace your classes!

2014-08-01T09:53:41-04:00 2014-08-14T08:59:14-04:00 Elaine
<![CDATA[New Products: Paper, Leather Pouches, Note Pads, Multi Pens, Modeling Clay, and More!]]>

New products are in!

We have quite an eclectic offering this week with products like Tomoe River paper, Kaweco leather pouches, Rhodia note pads, FriXion multi pens, and Staedtler FIMO clay! Read on to find out more.

2014-07-30T13:00:40-04:00 2014-07-30T13:00:40-04:00 Miriam
<![CDATA[Zebra Sarasa: A Comprehensive Guide]]>

The Zebra Sarasa is no ordinary gel ink pen. While the Hi-Tec-C and Signo gel pens tend to grab the spotlight, pen nerds love the Zebra Sarasa for its smooth ink flow, fast-drying qualities, comfortable grip, wide barrel, and retractable feature (whew! That's a long list!). Many have guiltily strayed from their first pen love under the wily charms of the Sarasa.

2014-07-29T13:51:37-04:00 2014-07-30T10:46:58-04:00 Miriam
<![CDATA[Pen Perks: Tachikawa Comic Pens Giveaway - 10 Winners!]]>

The world-famous San Diego Comic-Con is in full swing, and we love the creativity that surrounds this huge convention! Whether you're a die-hard fan of the original comic book series or just enjoyed the most recent film adaptation, enter for your chance to win a set of three Tachikawa comic pens. Ten lucky winners will get these pens for creating their own comic illustrations, or sketching some fan art of their favorite characters!

2014-07-25T13:59:38-04:00 2014-08-15T16:14:37-04:00 Elaine
<![CDATA[Pen Perks: Pinterest A Midsummer's Night Dream Giveaway]]>

Midsummer is here, and we're dreaming of all sorts of whimsical things. What better way to inspire creativity than a brush pen giveaway on Pinterest? Read on to see how you can win.

2014-07-23T17:01:39-04:00 2014-07-23T17:01:39-04:00 Miriam
<![CDATA[Paper Notebooks Explained]]>

There's no better place than a paper notebook to pour out your blood, sweat, and tears. It helps you to slow down and be more thoughtful about what you write, whether it's deep, dark secrets or lyrics to the song you're writing. With so many different variations out there, we want to help you sort through all of your options. Read on to find what kind of paper notebook is best for you!

2014-07-18T17:12:32-04:00 2014-08-05T15:42:39-04:00 Miriam
<![CDATA[Pen Perks: Field Notes County Fair Edition - 5 Winners!]]>

FIVE lucky winners will each receive one pack of Field Notes Color Cover County Fair Memo Books in their state of choice! Each pack contains three memo books in blue, red, and yellow -- the colors of the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place County Fair prize ribbons. You can select your residence state, your hometown state, or a state you plan to visit on vacation this summer!

2014-07-18T16:40:47-04:00 2014-08-14T08:57:59-04:00 Elaine
<![CDATA[New Products: Pens, Inks, Pencils, and More in a Variety of Shades, Shapes, and Sizes!]]>

New products are in!

This week, we're bringing you a variety of pens, inks, and pencils in all sorts of shades, shapes, and sizes. We're having a hard time resisting the urge to collect them all! Read on to find out what we're currently loving.

2014-07-16T12:02:31-04:00 2014-07-16T12:10:22-04:00 Miriam
<![CDATA[Pen Perks: Shelterwood Giveaway]]>

Summer is the best season for a camping trip! Inspired by beautiful forest landscapes, the limited edition Shelterwood Field Notes has covers made of real American cherry wood, while the A.G. Spalding fountain pen features a maple wood barrel. Get in touch with nature and bring this set with you on your next hike!

2014-07-03T16:48:57-04:00 2014-07-25T10:35:29-04:00 Elaine