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In the early 2000s, I was a marketing executive for a fashion accessories company and I was relentlessly prospected by promotional salespeople. Needless to say, I received a ton of catalogs and e-mail solicitations. Based on my encounters with the […]

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Supply chain shortages might sabotage your event plans. Here’s what to do…

Whether you are renovating your house, buying a new bike or looking to order branded t-shirts for your team, there’s one thing in common these days: supply chain issues. Due to COVID, global disruptions have caused inventory levels to be […]

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Promo FOMO: Retail Brands

Quality, trends, functionality, and value are all concepts that heavily drive products in retail brands. Naturally, since the same users that receive promotional products are purchasing retail products, the promotional products industry typically follows suit with what’s happening in the […]

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3 Design Tactics That Will Make Your Brand Stand Out

In the promotional products industry, the first instinct is to plaster a logo as large as you can within the given imprint area of the product. But, this isn’t always the most effective route. Here are a few design tactics […]

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Relationships… still matter.

Today, I am revisiting a Blezoo blog post from TEN YEARS AGO about relationships. I wondered if the worldview from back then would still apply today? Inspiration for this blog came from a 2011 blog post written by Seth Godin. […]

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Promo FOMO: Post-COVID Events and Tradeshows

Due to the effects of COVID-19, events around the globe have looked a bit different this past year. The majority of events took place on a virtual platform, were postponed, or cancelled altogether. It’s been a long time since we’ve […]

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My favorite t-shirt cost me $200 & I had to swim to an island to buy it

I’ve worn my favorite t-shirt probably once or twice a month over the last 5 years. It’s heathered gray and has a neon green distressed imprint on it that says “Virgin Gorda, BVI.” Thinking about my “favorite shirt” has compelled […]

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Promo FOMO: Seek Sustainability in Your Promo Projects

Did you know that 42% of consumers have a more favorable opinion of an advertiser if the promotional product they received was environmentally friendly? With less than 5 weeks until Earth Day 2021 (April 22), we asked our very own […]

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How HR Pros Can Engage, Retain & Recruit in the Age of Remote

Learn how we can transform your employee engagement, retention & recruitment efforts with Experience-in-a-Box!

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Turn Your Swag Mailer Into A Memorable Experience (Without Getting Any Marketing Directors Arrested)

We’ve turned promotional swag mailers into experiences for a long time, so I wanted to take a moment to rewind and share with you about a legendary project from 2012. I spent 3% of our gross annual revenue on one […]

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Promo FOMO: 2021 Trend Forecast

The year that most people were wishing would end is finally over. Even though parts of last year felt like we were moving in slow motion, I’m springing into the new year more motivated than ever! Despite the challenges and […]

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