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

Company Holiday Parties Remain Popular
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Promotional product trends & new items to promote to clients.

3 Tips to Boost T-Shirt Margins
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Case studies of promotions in specific client sectors.

Case Study: Geek Chic
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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.

Editor's Letter: Dream Come True Editor's Letter: Dream Come True Screen Printing

If you had an unlimited budget, what would you buy? (Put me down for a house on the beach a...

Embroidery Embraces the Cloud Embroidery Embraces the Cloud Embroidery

Embroidery becomes extraordinarily easy with mobile solutions.

Will Smart Pens Become Valuable Promo Items? Will Smart Pens Become Valuable Promo Items? Product Trends

Smart pens that can track a variety of actions are becoming more widespread in the consumer ...

Texas Decorator Launches T-shirt Fundraiser Texas Decorator Launches T-shirt Fundraiser Screen Printing

RiverCity Sportswear (asi/309087) created a T-shirt fundraiser to help rebuild its central...


Successful strategies & tactics for entrepreneurs and new businesses.

Hot Opportunities: Here are five hot markets that should be on every distributors’ radar Hot Opportunities: Here are five hot markets that should be on every distributors’ radar Trends

These five up-and-coming sectors are ripe for promotional products sales.

Low-Cost Opportunities to Build Business Low-Cost Opportunities to Build Business Getting Started

There are opportunities to promote your business every single day, whether you realize it or...

A Fresh Start A Fresh Start Getting Started

After dealing with life-or-death situations, Abby Clark was searching for a fun business opp...

Soaring Sales Soaring Sales Opportunities

A latex allergy derailed Lori Garofalo's career as a balloon decorator. After considering a ...

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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