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Promo Talk: Kim Bakalyar, PromoShop
Promo Talk: Kim Bakalyar, PromoShop
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Candid opinions from industry pros.

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Answer The Call For USA Made Products
Answer The Call For USA Made Products

It's the same across age, gender,
state lines, rural, suburban or urban locale*: Americans want to receive American-made products. The catch?...

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How Logo Mats Can Make You Money
How Logo Mats Can Make You Money

Here’s a quick way to increase your sales by $1,000.

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Video: Avoid Social Media Faux Pas
Video: Avoid Social Media Faux Pas
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Wearables Editor-in-Chief Nicole Rollender and Executive Editor Theresa Hegel sat down for a live chat on the biggest social media faux pas...

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People on the Move - April 2017
People on the Move - April 2017
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Trimark (asi/92122) welcomes Andy Stilts as field sales manager for customers in Arkansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma and north Texas.​ Hub...

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Obituary: Rosalind Fraser Plummer, Clearmount
Obituary: Rosalind Fraser Plummer, Clearmount
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Rosalind Fraser Plummer, owner of Clearmount (asi/45440) and a luminary in the Canadian promotional products industry, has passed away...

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Industry Delegation Lobbies on Capitol Hill
Industry Delegation Lobbies on Capitol Hill
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PPAI's Legislative Education and Action Day (L.E.A.D.) is being held this week in Washington, D.C., giving the promotional industry a platform to...

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Proforma Inducts New Million Dollar Club Members
Proforma Inducts New Million Dollar Club Members
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Top 40 distributor Proforma (asi/300094) has recognized a record 171 owner-affiliates who reached a million dollars and more in 2016 sales with...

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Promotional Product Sales Report: Midwest
Promotional Product Sales Report: Midwest
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While staid on the surface, shifting dynamics underneath are recasting the future of the Midwest.

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Promotional Product Sales Report: West
Promotional Product Sales Report: West
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Strength in technology and optimistic growth leads to a sunny view out West.

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Promotional Product Sales Growth: East
Promotional Product Sales Growth: East
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Despite sales challenges, the East remains a promo powerhouse.

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State Spotlight: Growth Prospects in Washington, D.C.
State Spotlight: Growth Prospects in Washington, D.C.
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With $49 million in sales last year, the District of Columbia ranks among the smallest markets nationwide. Yet its 5.7% sales increase made it...

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How-To

5 Steps to a Vintage Looking Screen Print
5 Steps to a Vintage Looking Screen Print

Soft-hand screen printing creates a vintage look with special ink additives. 1. CREATE A FRESH BLAST FROM THE PAST by going vintage...

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5 Tips to Conquering Your Day
5 Tips to Conquering Your Day

1. Downsize the To-Dos Oftentimes, to-do lists are simply too long. We try to cram too much into the day, and then feel discouraged when the...

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Wood vs. Aluminum Screen Frames
Wood vs. Aluminum Screen Frames

Newer wooden screen-printing frames offer reliability over yesterday’s models; for some jobs, newer tube-style aluminum frames may prove your best ...

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Is It Time to Buy a Multi-Head Machine?
Is It Time to Buy a Multi-Head Machine?

Before moving up to a multi-head embroidery machine, take some time to calculate which configuration will make your shop most efficient.

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How to Upsell Your Clients and Close the Deal
How to Upsell Your Clients and Close the Deal

What are some ways I can upsell my clients? How do I close the deal?

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Embroidery Tips and Tricks From an Expert
Embroidery Tips and Tricks From an Expert

Joyce Jagger, The Embroidery Coach, shares some insights in this video chat.

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How To Accept Rejection
How To Accept Rejection

The human brain is hardwired to avoid rejection, and reps who succumb to the fear can damage their career. But with a change in thinking, it's...

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How to Digitize for Multi-Head Embroidery Production
How to Digitize for Multi-Head Embroidery Production

Digitizing for single- and multi-head machines is similar, but not identical.

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