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Networking 101: A Roundup of Organizations to Consider

Most small business owners would probably agree that networking is an important part of doing business: it creates camaraderie, it increases your exposure, and it can provide leads. But which organization (or organizations) should you choose? This post will discuss … Continue reading

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Custom Calendars 2015: Early Bird Special

It’s a new year, so forget the mistakes and forgotten orders of the past. In fact, with our early bird specials, you can save BIG on your 2015 calendars. So seize the day, friends, and order your custom calendars now. … Continue reading

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Our 2014 Marketing Predictions for Small Businesses

Happy New Year, everyone! Look how bright and shiny that 2014 calendar looks. We love turning the page on last year and starting again with a fresh, clean slate for all. So as we dream big and attempt to keep … Continue reading

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2014 Preview: What’s HOT in Promotional Products

Bye, bye 2013. It’s time to look ahead to 2014 and preview all the exciting things to come, like what’s hot in promotional products. (Hey, what can we say? We love ‘em!) Here are our top promotional product picks for … Continue reading

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5 Easy Ways to Use Gift Baskets to Gain More Business

Gift baskets are always popular during the holidays, but we wanted to share some innovative ways to use them year-round to grow your business. 1. Turbocharge Your Thank-You Notes. Sending a thank-you note is always good etiquette, especially when you … Continue reading

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Uh-oh, Now What? Crisis Management Tips for Small Businesses

Let’s face it: sometimes things don’t go as planned. Maybe an intern goes rogue and takes to the company Twitter account. Maybe one of your products is causing customers to get sick. Maybe a person in upper management has gotten … Continue reading

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Home Office Design Tips from the Frontlines

In an article earlier this week, we featured people who successfully work from home. They offered tips and strategies for avoiding the all-too-common pitfalls of three-hour naps, Law & Order marathons, and Facebook. But managing your time is only one … Continue reading

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