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Graphic Design Terms Everyone Should Know

4 hours ago

It can be hard to communicate with a design team on a project when the designers speak their very own language. That's why we have a rundown of words you may come across frequently that can save you f...

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Case Study: Safety First

Dec 08

Product: Auto Safety Kit Industry: Banking What it was purchased for: As a gift to anyone who opened a new bank account for over $1,000.00. How it was distributed: The bank was looking for a brande...

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5 Ways to Boost Employee Morale

Dec 01

When it comes to building a successful company culture, maintaining positive employee attitude is key. Not only are happy employees more productive, but your company is also more likely to attract and...

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Branding 101: What Makes a Brand Powerful

Nov 24

A powerful brand is more than just a great logo and a mission statement (although those certainly lay the groundwork for any brand.) We live in a time where competition rises up on every corner, and t...

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6 Ways to Get More Done Every Day

Nov 17

From the moment you get to work in the morning, you’re probably planning all the things you intend to get done. By the time you head home, you may wonder how the day got away from you! We’...

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Case Study: Let the Games Begin!

Nov 09

Product: Custom Malibu Sunglasses Industry: Automotive/Banking What it was purchased for: A car company wanted to find a product that would promote their brand at a local college BCS Bowl Games. Ho...

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How to Manage the Workload of a Leader

Nov 02

We all have a superstar in the office. They’re the ones who get all their work done before the deadline, befriend everyone in the office, manage an entire team, and still make it to the gym ever...

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How One Hour Can Determine Your Success

Oct 26

After working a long, tiring day, all you want to do is plop down on the sofa and watch TV. The thought of laying on the couch spending hours of mindless activity is tempting to most. In fact, the ave...

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Why You Should Be Having More Fun at Work

Oct 19

In the past, the words “work” and “fun” were two very different concepts that could never be caught in the same sentence. The old school rationale taught us that if you are enj...

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5 Fail-Proof Ideas for Your Business Instagram

Oct 12

What generates over 95 million photos and videos each day, 4.2 billion likes daily and has 700 million active users? You guessed it – Instagram. This photo and video sharing social platform have...

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5 Military Themed Promotional Products

Oct 05

We’ve got camouflage. We’ve got utility. We’ve got plenty of “olive drab” to go around. If you are looking for products that appeal to military personnel and their famili...

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Success on Campus

Sep 28

A large university needed a useful tool to promote its school app to students and faculty because it wanted to use the app to communicate important college news and upcoming events. Since most st...

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30 Quotes That Will Motivate You to Succeed

Sep 21

We all want to succeed in business and in life, but sometimes we could use an extra boost of motivation. Some of the most successful people we have ever known have failed many times before succeeding....

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Case Study: Fun in the Sun

Sep 13

Product: Two-Tone Malibu Sunglasses Industry: Sports What it was purchased for: A major sports team was having difficulty keeping attendance up at weeknight games. They came up with the idea of doin...

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Top 5 Tech Gifts

Sep 13

By: Shannon Mayerl, President of Top Promotions   It’s hot Hot HOT! Hard to think of the holidays and client gift giving when the temperature is reaching triple digits, but this is exactl...

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Working With An Expert Matters

Sep 13

By Shannon Mayerl, President of Top Promotions   In this age of technology, we have resources at our fingertips that can sometimes make us forget the advantages of working with an expert. Who h...

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You need a webstore, which option is right for you?

Sep 13

By: Shannon Mayerl, President of Top Promotions   At Top Promotions we offer 3 main types of webstores: Continuous store Cycling store Up/Down store Each option offers pros and cons and...

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Top 3 Ways to Integrate Promotional Items into Your Business

Sep 13

By Meghan Whalen   Upon first consideration, promotional products may seem like an unnecessary expense, but the relatively small cost upfront will do a lot of leg work for you in the long run. ...

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Tips for Planning a Successful Tradeshow

Sep 13

By: Shannon Mayerl, President of Top Promotions   For years our industry hosted a traveling tradeshow through the Mid-west in the fall. Year after year, we noticed (and vendors confirmed) that ...

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The Importance of Policies & Procedures

Sep 13

By Shannon Mayerl, President of Top Promotions   Some people think “What could be more boring than developing policies and writing the related procedures/instructions”? Yet developi...

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6 Key Steps to Follow When Running a Meeting

Sep 13

By Shannon Mayerl, President of Top Promotions I have run thousands of meetings over the course of my career, frankly I wish there were fewer. My experience provided me an opportunity to mentor a per...

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How to Achieve an Employee Centered Culture

Sep 13

By Shannon Mayerl, President of Top Promotions   Company culture is a hot topic right now. In my experience, there is a substantial difference between saying you have a great employee culture a...

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Do you need a webstore?

Sep 13

By: Shannon Mayerl, President of Top Promotions   In our technological world, shouldn’t everyone have a webstore? Doesn’t every business need a way to get their branded product out ...

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8 Key Steps for Successful Management Training

Sep 13

By: Shannon Mayerl, President of Top Promotions   All too often an awesome employee is promoted to a management position and when they don’t do well, we wonder why did they fail at this w...

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5 Steps for Quality Control

Sep 13

By: Shannon Mayerl, President of Top Promotions   Mistakes happen.  Even with the best laid plans, we are human.  But there is hope!  With a well-defined process that is consiste...

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Adapting to Employees with Special Needs

Sep 13

By: Shannon Mayerl, President of Top Promotions   In 2012, the company I work for was sold. We became a wholly owned subsidiary of a much larger organization, an organization with a mission to ...

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The Best Promotional Products for Sports Fanatics

Sep 06

With football season right around the corner, people are gearing up to support their favorite teams.  Whether they’re grilling hot dogs at a tailgate or cheering in the stands, fans love we...

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Case Study: Plastics Make it Possible

Aug 30

Description: Oasis Recycled Bottle Pen Industry: Chemicals What it was purchased for: Trade Show Giveaways How it was distributed: A chemical company needed something to give away at a tradeshow. T...

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Case Study: Computer Repair At Your Fuzzy Fingertips

Aug 23

A computer repair store attended a local home show and wanted something useful but unique to attract attendees to their booth. They also wanted something that would keep their name top of mind when th...

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4 Ways to Improve Communication

Aug 16

Have you ever had this conversation before? Them: "How are you?" You: "Yes." Or have you ever been in a meeting and realized you zoned out halfway through? Or how about when you’re at the mo...

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