Author: promoguru

SIX MARKETING TRENDS FOR 2017 – DON’T SKIP THE PROMOTIONAL ITEMS

Via http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/six-marketing-trends-for-2017-dont-skip-the-promotional_us_58f00cd1e4b048372700d6fa A few months ago, Entrepreneur Magazine weighed in on the top marketing trends for 2017. What was missing from the article, however, was just how many of the best practices could (and should) be enhanced with promotional product campaigns — a necessary ingredient to any marketing mix. Digital marketing is here to stay, but nothing can beat the unique touch and brand-to-user connection of, say, a customized coffee tumbler. Here’s how to integrate branded giveaways and promotional items with a few of Entrepreneur’s 2017 trends to have the best of both worlds: Use content marketing to promote your...

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Keep humming – Kazoobie Kazoos in Beaufort is the only plastic kazoo factory in the U.S.A

http://www.wjcl.com/article/lowcountry-favorite-kazoobie-kazoos-keeps-customers-humming/9273970 If you build it, they will hum. That is the idea behind the nation’s only plastic kazoo factory and it is right here in our area. Beaufort’s own Kazoobie Kazoo Factory has been serving up smiles for kids and kids at heart for 17 years. “I actually tell people I sell fun for a living, not kazoos,” said the company’s owner, Stephen Murray. Murray says he was fortunate to fall into this business of fun as a teenager, acquiring his company when he was just 19-years-old. Today his 6,500-square foot facility produces more than a million kazoos each...

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East Penn delays vote on exclusivity deal with Adidas

Via http://www.mcall.com/news/local/eastpenn/mc-east-penn-adidas-contract-0410-20170411-story.html Concerned about the lack of a sunset provision in a proposed contract with Adidas America, the East Penn School Board tabled a vote on the pact that would provide free new uniforms for all the varsity sports. The agreement, which appears to be one of the first of its kind locally for a school district, would provide a set of free uniforms for each player on every varsity team over the initial two years of the contract. A second set could be purchased at 40 percent off the retail price, in addition to rebates and other benefits to...

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Interprovincial trade deal to bolster business in Manitoba, province says

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/canada-free-trade-agreement-1.4061128#-/web/topics/268490580-1491800720252-trackingCode-I4Vk1ElA7fsyWo4YYZp72eKYumhJ+1QqrIGgqmtdTVuNLcDr3bE7jxtLI9X+p7YW-articleId-397649932-vv-e332ebed-77fb-4b0b-9fb2-a6091b24fba3 Picture Credit – Trade Minister Cliff Cullen announces Manitoba’s support for the Canada Free Trade Agreement Friday at hydraulic cylinder manufacturer Monarch Industries Ltd. (Jeff Stapleton/CBC) A new interprovincial trade deal is about to make Manitoba-based businesses more competitive on the national and international stage, provincial Trade Minister Cliff Cullen says. Manitoba signed on to the Canadian Free Trade Agreement with other provinces and territories Friday. Cullen said it will make it easier for Manitoba businesses to access opportunities that exist in other provinces. “The CFTA means better jobs for Manitobans, a stronger economy for Manitoba and better access to goods and services...

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Be part of the new shift and be more than just a printer!!

http://www.piworld.com/post/in-a-world-of-print-and-marketing/ Have you ever wondered why many, if not most, printers do not look at themselves as anything but a printer? They feel Pride, justifiable pride in an industry that has a long, positive, very wonderful history. An industry that has been in many surveys and nearly always rated as one of the top 10 industries in modern history, above the advent of the computer and the information age. An industry that was once more  than a job — it was a profession, an art, the glue that keeps advertising linked to the consumer and enterprise linked to its...

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