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Promotional Product Sales Report - South
Promotional Product Sales Report - South
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Growth and robust optimism propel the South to the top.

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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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6 Enticing Tech Accessories
6 Enticing Tech Accessories
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Tech accessories appeal to all generations. Sure, they're ideal for millennials with a gadget attached to their hands. But Gen Xers and baby...

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Iowa Prohibits Local Bans on Plastic Bags
Iowa Prohibits Local Bans on Plastic Bags
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Iowa has joined the growing list of states that prohibit their municipalities and counties from banning or restricting single-use plastic bags....

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Case Study: A Quirky Promo For New Mothers
Case Study: A Quirky Promo For New Mothers
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Working for a big company can sometimes make an employee feel as though they are simply an interchangeable part of a huge, impersonal machine,...

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State Spotlight: Steady Sales In Nebraska
State Spotlight: Steady Sales In Nebraska
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When Identity Marketing Group's Mark McCormack refers to his home state of Nebraska as "flyover country," it's with something of a nod and a...

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Case Study: Nostalgia Products Make Big Impacts
Case Study: Nostalgia Products Make Big Impacts
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A vintage toy doesn't seem like the most logical promotion for a company involved in construction, but it worked wonders for Procore, a...

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State Spotlight: Franchise Opportunities In Arizona
State Spotlight: Franchise Opportunities In Arizona
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Western states in 2016 led the way for growth, and Arizona was right near the top with 6.3% promotional product revenue growth - tied for third...

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State Spotlight - Big Business in Texas
State Spotlight - Big Business in Texas
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While Texas may not have had the highest rate of promo sales growth in the South region last year (that would belong to Florida at 5.6%), it did...

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Case Study - Making Money Through Social Media
Case Study - Making Money Through Social Media
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Many distributors like to say image is everything, and with some of their clients, that is especially true. Consider the festival and party...

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River’s End Review Could Lead To Sale
River’s End Review Could Lead To Sale
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As first reported in a Counselor Breaking News Alert on Tuesday, River's End Holdings, parent company of Top 40 supplier River's End Trading...

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Small Business Guide for Taking Calculated Risks
Small Business Guide for Taking Calculated Risks
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Sometimes, success depends on a roll of the dice. Savvy business owners, however, know how to weigh the game in their favor. We share some tricks o...

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How-To

Video: How Distributors Can Capitalize on the Vinyl Record Market
Video: How Distributors Can Capitalize on the Vinyl Record Market

Vinyl sales are booming like it's the ‘70s while independent, brick-and-mortar record shops are popping up all over the place. This is a market...

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Tips to Improve Your Decision-Making
Tips to Improve Your Decision-Making

Q: What are the most important factors in making better decisions? A: There are three pieces.   1. Framing the decision properly as a...

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Create Pop-Out Embroidery Projects
Create Pop-Out Embroidery Projects

Embroidery digitizing company Quality Punch recently released "Pop Out" embroidery designs on its new stock design site, ...

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Create Cool Looks With Layered Vinyl
Create Cool Looks With Layered Vinyl

Layering creates dimensional, eye-catching results with mixed media or different colors.

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Manage Your Time Effectively
Manage Your Time Effectively

A 5-step guide for those just starting out in promo sales or those looking to boost their productivity. Step 1 Set and prioritize all...

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Declutter Your Inbox
Declutter Your Inbox

Here's how to win back control over your email. 1. Make a System Create folders within your email account to help you stay organized....

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How to Dry Water-Based and Plastisol Inks Easily
How to Dry Water-Based and Plastisol Inks Easily

Save money, energy and space by using a single conveyor dryer system.

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Improve Your Sales Presentations
Improve Your Sales Presentations

Distributors offer their top tips for giving presentations a boost. Marty McDonald President of McDonald Imaging Solutions...

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How To Handle An Order Error
How To Handle An Order Error

The number-one objective should be fixing the problem. 1. Address the Error Immediately As soon as a mistake is discovered - whether...

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