Category Archives: Ideas

Employee Motivation: 8 Proven Ways Toward a Happy, Productive Team

Real-world techniques to motivate staff and encourage productivity at work. As somebody in charge of employee motivation, you have a lot of responsibility. We know that motivated employees are more productive and lead to a lower turnover, but motivation doesn’t come from … Continue reading

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Unique Pricing Strategies that Get Publicity and New Customers

Note: This is a more detailed post on how pricing models can get you publicity. To read about 7 more ways to earn media attention, read my guest post on HubSpot blog. You’ve been taught not to compete on pricing… … Continue reading

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3,200 Thank You’s Later… Gary Vaynerchuk’s Book & a “Thank You Box” Case Study

We were all taught to say “Thank You” whenever somebody helps you or says something nice. It is simply being polite. This manner has always been part of business, too: business owners always say “thank you” after your purchase. By … Continue reading

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Small Business Marketing Magic: Engage Prospects Through Lunch ‘n Learn Series

A “lunch ‘n learn” series can be a great way to share your expertise with prospects and current customers alike. It doesn’t need to be a huge event in order to be effective, either. In fact, we believe a smaller … Continue reading

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9 Must-Have Promotional Products for Travel

When you’re preparing for a trip, whether it is for business or pleasure, you want to pack your bags in the most efficient way possible.  There are many travel promotional products available that can help reduce the stress of packing … Continue reading

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12 Unique Pens & Writing Instruments that Express Your Personality

We’ve done it before with the collection of awesome mugs, but our focus today is on pens and other writing instruments. Everybody uses pens and many people have their favorite pen (for our customers, it’s usually a pen with their imprint on it), … Continue reading

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8 Festive Office Holiday Party Ideas and Games

Make your office Christmas party the event of the year with these merrymaking ideas It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, and it’s never too early to start gathering office holiday party ideas. Here are a few easy tips … Continue reading

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