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Tips & tactics for increasing your sales and running a better business.

How To Print for Retail
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Promotional product trends & new items to promote to clients.

BIC To No Longer Sell Sheaffer Pens
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Case studies of promotions in specific client sectors.

Tech Tidbits: Nike, Apple Offer FuelBand Refunds
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Tim Andrews Advertising Specialties & Marketing Blog | ASI News Tim Andrews Blog

Powerful People, Powerful Lessons

Remember Borders, the once-giant bookstore chain? At its peak, Borders and its chief competitor, Barnes and Noble, controlled a combined 40% of the bookselling market. While numerous factors led to Borders' eventual demise, failing to jump quickly enough on the e-commerce bandwagon probably hurt the... Read more

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The Best of the Best: SGR’s Supplier Sales Rep & CSR of the Year!

Hi Everyone! Truly, one of the best parts of my job (and there are many) is the privilege of giving awards each year to the SGR Supplier Sales Reps of the Year and Customer Service Rep of the Year. Now in its fifth year, these awards are based on distributor voting what I think is […]... Read more

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An Editorial Intern’s Summer at ASI

Editorial Intern and guest blogger Alexandra Steel discusses her time at ASI Here's me, with ASI's president/CEO, Tim Andrews! After graduating in December, I went through the common thoughts that a recent college graduate has - the ones filled with utter confusion trying to figure out what to do ne... Read more

Wearables & Decoration

Trends in promotional apparel and the imprints used.

Shop Shakeup: Make Changes That Stick Shop Shakeup: Make Changes That Stick Screen Printing

Seeing major changes through is harder than it looks. Our expert helps one North Carolina sh...

Tapestry Recognizes Medieval War Hero Tapestry Recognizes Medieval War Hero Embroidery

An English church unveiled a detailed tapestry that reflects the life of Sir Thomas Erpingh...

Work Fast With Workhorse Flashback Work Fast With Workhorse Flashback Screen Printing

Maximize your printing space. The new Flashback Express from Workhorse Products is made to ...

Matte Is Where It's At Matte Is Where It's At Embroidery

You see it in electronics, car design and even nail polish - a matte finish vs. shine and l...


Successful strategies & tactics for entrepreneurs and new businesses.

College Graduates Wanted College Graduates Wanted Opportunities

Rick Greene was fresh out of college when he landed his first job in the promo industry. Tha...

Small Business Opportunities: From Illustrator to Promo Designer Small Business Opportunities: From Illustrator to Promo Designer Opportunities

Tee Hamilton discovered a crucial need amongst promotional products distributors – and fille...

When Opportunity Knocks: "How I Got Into the Promo Business" When Opportunity Knocks: "How I Got Into the Promo Business" Opportunities

Sue VonderBecke used her people skills she gleaned as a professional driver to start a home-...

Opportunity Knocks (in Odd Places) Opportunity Knocks (in Odd Places) Getting Started

John Wolfe worked at a slaughterhouse until he stumbled upon a new opportunity that changed ...

Making You Money: What ASI is all about.

Promotional products, also known as ad specialties, make up a $20.5 billion dollars industry and are used by virtually every business in America. Why? Items like mugs, pens and t-shirts are memorable and provide a better cost per impression for advertisers than almost every major marketing effort like prime time TV, magazines and radio.

With so many businesses buying ad specialties there is a huge opportunity for professionals looking to make great money running a promotional products distributorship. It’s easy and inexpensive to get started and you can work from home.

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