Sep 14

We often get asked about whether our sales team is on commission. This comes from well meaning customers and friends who want to ensure that they make sure they go through a particular salesperson to ...

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Tips for Running a Successful Online Store

Aug 24

After running close to 100 online stores over the past few years, we have learned a lot and continue to learn more with every new store we launch. First, it’s important to identify whethe...

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Group Orders Are Easy With Online Stores

Aug 10

Do you dread organizing the group order for your school, team, or company? You aren’t alone. Paper order forms, google docs, multiple emails back and forth to confirm the order, collecting paym...

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Are you Missing a Branding Opportunity?

Jul 27

You’ve been invited to participate in an event or asked for a door prize or auction item for an upcoming fundraiser. Do you write a cheque? Do you send someone to buy a prize or gift card at the...

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Why You Need PET PROMO

Jul 13

Giving away promotional merchandise is all about making connections. You want employees and customers to know you care and appreciate them. What better connection can you make than connecting with the...

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5 Tips for Summer Giveaways

Jun 29

With summer here, outdoor events are in full swing (pardon the golf pun) and branded giveaways are a great way to build brand awareness and support community events. With so many options out there, ho...

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Choosing a PROMO T-Shirt

Jun 13

You’re in charge of getting T-shirts for your organization’s next event. Sounds easy enough, doesn’t it? Then you come check out our showroom and realize that there are literally ...

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Trade Shows: How Many Giveaway Items do I Need?

Feb 10

You've booked your spot, figured out your staffing and what will be in your booth but now it's time to figure out how many giveaways you need. Just like food samples at Costco, we've all been train...

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Tips for a Successful Trade Show Experience

Feb 01

So, you've made the investment to participate in the Trade Show, don't let it go to waste. With some advanced planning and these tips, you can make sure that the experience provides the Return on Inve...

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Trade Shows are BACK! Are you ready?

Jan 10

Wow! Can you believe it's been 3 years since the last Trade Show? You'll want to be sure to back a big impression at this year's show as you catch up with current and meet prospective customers. And j...

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Yes, It is Really Time to Start Thinking About Christmas

Sep 29, 2022

I know it feels more like summer than fall and I haven't even wrapped my head around the fact that it's almost Thanksgiving but it really is time to start thinking about Christmas PROMO. Christmas is ...

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Decorating Apparel

Aug 26, 2022

Branded apparel is probably the most popular PROMO item. Whether it’s logoed apparel for your company or a great event souvenir t-shirt, it’s great for being noticed, raising money, or hel...

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Group Orders Just Got Easier!

Jul 25, 2022

If you dread being the person who is responsible for organizing your team’s group order of branded merchandise, you’re not alone. Handling multiple order forms, trying to decipher everyone...

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Jun 27, 2022

It can be tough to keep coming up with ideas to make sure your PROMO stands out, but each season brings some great new ideas! And summer is no exception, with so many great items available, how do pic...

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Why is a great Merch Line so HOT right now?

Apr 29, 2022

It’s not your imagination; small companies, big brands, bloggers and YouTubers are all doing it these days! What used to be a staple for a few unique brands is now a global trend for brands of ...

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Enhance your Events with Great PROMO!

Mar 31, 2022

Spring makes us all want to get out and connect, and with events returning, it’s time to make sure your PROMO cupboard is stocked and ready to help you make the most out of your event partici...

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Are QR Codes Making a Comeback?

Mar 04, 2022

The QR code, a type of barcode that has fast readability and greater storage capacity than a standard bar code, was developed in 1994 by a Japanese automotive company. They were initial used in th...

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ABCs of PROMO for Non-Profits

Feb 01, 2022

As a non-profit, it can be hard to imagine that money should be spent on promotional merchandise rather than go towards your cause. But, like any organization, a well-crafted PROMO plan can support yo...

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2021 PROMO Trends

Nov 26, 2021

As 2021 draws to a close, we thought we’d look back at the PROMO trends we saw this year and provide some predictions for 2022. As expected, masks and face coverings dominated the first part of...

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Why is everything out of stock?

Nov 12, 2021

It all started with the toilet paper. And once everyone had their two-year supply carefully tucked away, and the shelves were restocked, most of us thought the supply chain issues had been resolved. ...

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Christmas PROMO Math

Sep 15, 2021

I know, it's only September and we're not ready for Pumpkin Spiced Lattes let alone thinking about Christmas shopping. But like Pumpkin Spiced Lattes, Christmas will be here before you know it and if...

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Understanding Artwork File Types

Aug 20, 2021

You’ve decided to get some branded merchandise and your Promotional Consultant asks for your logo files. For many, this is where the panic starts. “Can you use the image on my email si...

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Picking the Right PROMO

Jul 02, 2021

You probably don’t know who John Lydgate is. I didn’t. But I’m not up on my fourteenth century monks and poets. I do, however, think you’ve heard this popular quote of his: ...

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Advertising they Thank You for!

May 27, 2021

Remember when we used to have to watch commercials? Yes, I know that I am dating myself. I grew up in an age where advertisers could hold you hostage to get their brand messages across. Now? ...

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Your Guide to PROMO Pricing

May 03, 2021

“How much does it cost to get a hat with my logo?” Whether it is hats or any promotional product, this is the most common question we get asked. The most accurate response is, “H...

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2021 Inventory Scavenger Hunt Continues

Apr 26, 2021

As more of the world started opening up, and goods were flowing, I guess we all thought our supply issues were behind us. But as with anything else, it takes a while for the system to catch up and dea...

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Should You DIY Your Promo?

Mar 25, 2021

With multiple websites and social media platforms available, you can learn to do just about everything for yourself, even PROMO. You can design your logo, source products and decorate them with a cli...

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Top PROMO Trends 2021

Mar 03, 2021

In any given year, preferences and styles change but 2020 definitely turned the promo industry on its head. Although the need for many promotional items returned after the initial shutdowns, with big...

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The History of Promotional Products

Mar 05, 2021

If you've ever been to a music festival or convention and walked away with a bag full of freebies, then you know that promotional products work! But did you know that those quirky logoed products have...

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