Product Testing Frequency Can Bring Peace of Mind | Staples Promotional Products

Product Testing Frequency Can Bring Peace of Mind | Staples Promotional Products

We have talked about the importance and focus of compliance on children’s products due to specific standards and the higher risk of selling to a young audience. As we continue...

5 Tips for a Prosperous Business

5 Tips for a Prosperous Business

Prepare to Prosper with these tips. Step 1 First, you have to diversify your base. I speak from experience here. At one time, 35% of my business was with the Dallas Times...

Promo Talk: Terry McGuire, HALO Branded Solutions

Promo Talk: Terry McGuire, HALO Branded Solutions

What I Wish I Knew When I Started … That I’d be in this business for more than 30 years. I certainly would have been much better behaved the first five or 10, and I’ve been...

Promotional Products Education Foundation

Promotional Products Education Foundation

PPEF is an educational, charitable, nonprofit organization that awards college scholarships to students who have a parent working in the promotional products industry or who are...

Seven Steps to Successful Sales Presentations

Seven Steps to Successful Sales Presentations

While it is impossible to plan for every concern or objection that can arise during a sales presentation, our earning potential demands that we do everything possible to...

Why customer relationships still prevail over all marketing

Why customer relationships still prevail over all marketing

Having worked in the industry for 25 years I was slightly disappointed to see the Market Research Results from the bpma mystery shopper survey. It highlighted to me how...

65 Ways the Promo Products Industry Has Changed

65 Ways the Promo Products Industry Has Changed

65 Ways the Promo Products Industry Has Changed 65 Years of Counselor: Get more coverage here! 1. When ASI founder Joe Segel first estimated industry sales, he pegged them at...

Diversity Your Brand’s Marketing Experiences

Diversity Your Brand’s Marketing Experiences

At Connect the Dots, we constantly strive to find creative ways to help you market your brand and promote your events.  Our love for things like promotional products is...

Promotional Products Sales Report 2019 – Midwest

Promotional Products Sales Report 2019 – Midwest

It was about five years ago that Jim Nixson noticed the new houses along the bike paths that he frequented as an avid runner. The message was clear: His home area of Des Moines,...

Connect with Your Customers with a Branded USB Cable!

Connect with Your Customers with a Branded USB Cable!

With technology on the rise, brands need to constantly find new and innovative ways to connect with their customers. In the recent tech fair in Hong Kong, we realised that this...

Koozie Products

Koozie Products

PERSONALIZED KOOZIES: MAKE SURE YOU ADD THESE KOOZIES TO YOUR MARKETING CAMPAIGN These promotional koozies from Promo Direct are budget-friendly and popular promotional items...

Work Wear & Ladies' Styles | Staples Promotional Products

Work Wear & Ladies' Styles | Staples Promotional Products

Being a woman and receiving flattering apparel is often hit or miss across branded merchandise. Take a look at your promo inventory. Do you have shirts, jacket or other work...