Brand Matters: eCommerce Solutions Built for Promo

There was a time when online shopping was confined to bidding on rare eBay collectables. Now, almost 20 years later, we can conveniently purchase everything online: from pet supplies and groceries to personalized t-shirts and branded signage. Consumers across...

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Brand Matters: Eco Friendly Promotional Products People Expect

One of the biggest positives (yes, we said positives…) of the 2020 pandemic is that many companies have become more environmentally friendly.   From reducing office space and single-use products to the new hybrid workforce that commutes far less, companies are...

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Are You Overlooking the Big Picture?

There’s no denying the COVID-19 pandemic rekindled consumers’ love for puzzles. In 2021 alone, puzzle sales reached $833 million and analysts project continued market growth in 20221. The item’s popularity caught our attention as one of the hottest trends for...

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Brand Matters: 2022 Promotional Product Trends

As we move into 2022, there is one trend that is undeniable. Print and promo are back and more effective than EVER before.   According to a recent study of 300 corporate gift buyers by GiftNow, corporate gifting is expected to reach $242 billion this...

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Gift Programs Minus the Headache

Nothing takes the joy out of gift programs more than the stress of bringing it all together! There are selecting products, designing artwork and packaging, creating personalized cards, collecting orders, managing proofs, and shipping and fulfillment. Add in the...

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The Sweet Spot: Just the Right Gift at Just the Right Time

Building Relationships through Just the Right Gift at Just the Right Time Some days are just hard. It doesn’t matter what you try, nothing seems to work. Your task list keeps growing instead of getting shorter. You find no joy in what you do. But other days it...

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Top 3 Media Gift Ideas

The holidays are right around the corner, and for those of you working in the marketing or public relations industry, now is the time for you to start thinking about media gift ideas for the friendly reporters in your life. And if you’re not, remember that...

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Should You Give Holiday Gifts to Employees?

It’s that time of year again! Hard to believe, but it will be 2019 in the blink of an eye. But before the New Year arrives, you need to decide if should give your employees holiday gifts, and if you decide to go down that road, what type of gift is appropriate?...

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3 Steps to Put More Love in Your Life

In my last blog I mentioned that a million dollar mindset is about more than money. It’s about experiencing and sharing the love and joy in our lives to make the world a better place Here are 3 easy steps to put more love in your life: LOVE what you do. It...

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How Tailed Appreciation Can Build a Terrific Team

Actions speak louder than words, that’s what we’ve all been taught, but is that accurate? Well, for some yes, and others not so much. When it comes to showing appreciation, everyone is different. As a result, showing appreciation in the workplace can be...

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Patience is a Virtue

Recently I was reading this New York Times article titled “How to Be a More Patient Person” and laughed to myself at how relatable the examples were. At some point, you’ve probably also clenched your jaw as the Hulu video buffers, huffed and puffed when stuck...

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Rogue Spending

Abstract Do you know how much your organization spends on branded merchandise? You’re not alone if you don’t. “Branded merchandise” includes anything from company uniforms, giveaways, writing instruments, awards and any other logoed items you may have or use,...

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I Love You!

My blog is titled Million Dollar Mindset and many times I write about ideas to help my readers make more money. But having a million dollar mindset is about much more than just money. Let’s face it, we all know some very wealthy people who don’t seem very...

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Your Guide To Creating Multi-Sensory Brand Experiences

Let’s say you are looking for a hotel online and while clicking around you see an enticing web banner for the Westin hotel. You click through and after scrolling through amenities and pictures, you book your stay. Months later, when you arrive there is a...

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Honesty is the best policy. Your mother was right.

The manufacturing process is often much more complex than an end user would ever dream.  If you’ve seen photographs of a shipyard full of containers, or watched a port where one of those huge vessels unloads them, you were likely in awe.  Now if that scene is...

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