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Why You Should Be Having More Fun at Work

4 days ago

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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