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Unique Swag Bag Ideas: Ultimate Event Goodies to Engage Your Audience

In the last ten years or so, swag bags have evolved from the occasional freebie sack to essential event goody items corporate groups and organizations across industries can’t live without. Business owners and marketers around the country find themselves on the constant lookout for new and unique ideas to complement their promotional approach and help grow, nurture or engage their audiences.  

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How to Have a Successful Mother's and Father's Day

One special occasion that’s celebrated by all is that of Mother’s and Father’s Day. These are very special people to admire and that hold a unique place in your heart so you certainly don’t want to overlook this event. They raised you and made sure you were well taken care of so it’s definitely a time to acknowledge all their hard work.

It makes sense that you want to do what you can to go above and beyond to host a successful day for your mother, father, or parental figure. Part of this entails getting them a gift you know they’ll appreciate and that will cause them to light up when they open it. There are certain steps you can take to help ensure that the event goes off without a hitch and everyone feels pleased and satisfied at the end of the day.

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Gift Ideas That Will Make You Feel Proud to Give

The act of giving and receiving is gratifying, but the process of buying gifts for others does come difficult to some. Group gatherings like a bachelorette party or a corporate outing with employees to help build team dynamics can add to the pressure.

No matter the occasion, a gift is an opportunity to show those close to us we appreciate their company and the joy they add to our lives. When gifting in large volumes you’ll need to take several variables into consideration, and these won’t always match up against one another. However, good news is at DiscountMugs we have a knack for life events such as these.

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How to Plan the Perfect Family Reunion

Planning a family reunion is a great way to reconnect with family that you have lost contact with, discover new relations that you have never met, and strengthen the bonds of your family. However, planning the perfect reunion is difficult, with logistical problems such as location and keeping everyone entertained, whether they are three or 100. For the best family reunion ideas, this guide will help you to make the most of your special day with as little stress as possible.

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All You Need to Know About Wedding Glassware for a Truly Smashing Event

Your wedding day is a time for expressing the love and commitment you have for your partner in front of all your friends and family. It is a time of celebration and togetherness with friend and family who will inevitably, as has been done for centuries, toast the nuptials.

You will surely struggle to recall a wedding you have attended where a glass was not raised to the happy couple at some stage, if not multiple stages, during the celebrations. There was probably wine accompanying your meal, and champagne passed around for speeches; maybe there was even an open bar. Wine, in particular, has featured heavily in celebrations across the world, and holds a deeper symbolic resonance within some religions, in some cases being a feature of the wedding service itself.

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Custom Mugs - Popular Promotional Items, Still?

Mugs have been around for a long time, and as we continue to expand and innovate the question remains. Are custom mugs popular promotional items, still?

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How to Plan the Ultimate Team Building Event

Team building events are essential to promote a healthy workplace culture and to get your employees working well together. Well-oiled cogs in the machine create an efficient, driving workplace that helps your company grow and better itself. You need everyone to know how to work together, to have a sense of comradery if not friendship, and with team building events like summer barbecues, Christmas parties, or just good old fashion exercises, you can promote healthier co-working relationships between everyone involved.

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DiscountMugs 2019 Spring Catalog is Here!

Although there’s still snow pilling on some parts of the country, Spring will officially arrive in a little less than three weeks from today. As with all things, there’s a season for new beginnings, and if you haven’t already, it’s time to leave the winter blues behind to start thinking about spring promotion approaches and ideas.

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Say it with… The Ultimate Guide to Wedding Favors

Your wedding day is said to be the most special day of your life. Making an enduring commitment to the one you love. For many, it can also be one of the most stressful! What would that day be without the company of friends and family and the support of your bridesmaids and groomsmen; who have not only come together to help you celebrate your union but have likely played an important part in keeping the bride and groom grounded in the run-up to the big day.

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The Ultimate Valentine's Day Gift Guide

We all speak different emotional languages, and Valentine’s Day is that time of the year when we get to express love in the most thoughtful of ways. We put together the ultimate Valentine’s Day gift guide to inspire, and help you find the perfect gift for the ones you love.

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Keep Warm: DiscountMugs 2019 Winter Catalog is Here

Winter is perhaps the most severe of the seasons (however, depending on where you are, some will argue summer often competes for first place). Nevertheless, there’s something romantic and peaceful about a snowfall, a quiet crystal night and frosty windows, that continues to capture the imagination of humans and influence their behavior.

While it is true that the way we react to our surroundings is in fact determined by our experiences, you can still make the most of the frosty season no matter how icy the plunging temperatures get this year.

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7 Ways to Use Promotional Products for Your Business

How can small businesses achieve effective branding without relying on outdated, impersonal and expensive advertising? Essentially, they need to embrace targeted marketing efforts which meet the modern consumer’s expectation of value and personalization. Luckily, the perfect solution exists in the area of custom promotional products. Unique promotional products which are customized with your branding can offer a useful, free gift that the recipient can really use and appreciate for many years to come. They are a perfect vehicle for making your business name, logo, contact information, or marketing message continually visible for as long as the item is used. What’s more, it’s all for a very reasonable one-time fee.

Here are 7 ways your business can use promotional products to your advantage.

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10 Essentials to Keep Teammates Warm and Cozy in the Winter

The winds of winter are here. Long gone are short sleeves and tank tops, and everywhere we go we see layers and sweaters keeping our peers warm during the day. With the season, we can look towards a cozier time indoors but also the opportunity to enjoy outdoor sports games like football and soccer with a more dramatic effect.

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A Handy Guide to Better Promoting Your Business

Running a business means being constantly faced with challenges, including how best to achieve your goals, bring in more clients, and effectively budget for your business needs.

Here, DiscountMugs offers invaluable guidance on how to promote your business and how to increase brand awareness, applicable for any budding business.

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How to Use Promotional Products Effectively in 2019

If you find yourself reading now, it means you’re thinking ahead and looking into ways to make 2019 a year of success for your business or cause. Promotional products are a great start, but you’ll want to use them effectively in order to maximize your investment. Yes, you read that right. Promotional products are an investment and you’ll need to tap into all the different venues in which they can be used to reach their full potential.

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