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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 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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Top 10 Promotional Products: The Holiday Gift Guide Edition

Finding creative gift ideas for everyone on your list can set you on a panicky mood, however, the holidays are a great time to show our appreciation for the people we care about – those who ever-present make our lives joyful in any shape or form. Our clients and employees should most definitely make it to the list, and with that in mind we present DiscountMugs’ 2018 Top 10 Promotional Products: The Holiday Gift Guide Edition.

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Inside 5 Perfect Tote Bags for Work

Packing the perfect tote bags for work may come difficult to some – especially women who are undeniably at the mercy of fashion and lack the comfort and convenience of pockets. However, gender differences have come to a halt in recent years, and even men can be seen carrying purses and handbags to simplify their lives. More so than a fashion statement, work bags are becoming a necessity. Often, employers will recommend that employees take laptops, tablets and other devices with them back home and/or on the go, therefore making work bags another space where the consequences of gender differences are challenged by the modern world.

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9 Advantages of 50/50 Cotton & Polyester Over 100% Cotton

Most people spend a good amount of time selecting the perfect shirt for their sports team, promotional, or personal events. Finding a shirt that matches your design exactly right is important, but you'll also want to consider the best material for your needs.

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17 Awesome Holiday Office Party Games

Are you looking forward to the office holiday party, or are you a little anxious? Maybe it's a little bit of both.

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15 Powerful Networking Event Ideas

If planning a conference, networking event, or team building meeting, include games and mixers to help attendees get to know one another and effectively contribute to the success of your event.

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30 Community Involvement Ideas for Businesses

As a business, getting involved with your local community is a chance to make new connections, drum up business, and create a lasting positive impact.

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20 Great Ideas To Increase Staff Engagement

It has been said that adults will spend one third of their work-lives at their job. It makes sense then, for leadership to invest time and energy into making the work environment something their staff enjoys being a part of.

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10 Steps to Planning The Perfect Walkathon

Planning on hosting a walkathon to raise money for your church, school, foundation or other organization? What a great idea!

There are many things to consider when taking on a fundraiser, but the result of all your planning and hard work will be well worth it. A walkathon can be very profitable and get people excited about the event and your cause!

Read on and consider these ways to make your walkathon go more smoothly, be more exciting for volunteers and participants, and maximize your ability to raise funds!

 

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10 Awesome Fundraising Ideas for Your Organization

Are you looking for a great fundraiser? There are many options that could be beneficial to your organization. With a little creativity and some man power, you can plan an event that will be fun, exciting, and make money!

Most organizations and causes rely on at least one major fundraiser each year to keep them up and running, so people are used to being asked to donate money to various causes. You can set your fundraising apart with strategic marketing and good planning.

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21 Awesome Customer Appreciation Ideas

If you want to keep customers, it’s time to start thinking outside the box when it comes to showing your appreciation for them. For a customer to know your appreciation is sincere, though, it needs to make sense for your company and your business-customer bond.

Doing the same thing everyone else does may work for short-term goals, but it won’t necessarily keep your customers at your side for years to come. It’s time to get personal and do things that truly show your customers just how important they are, and how much you want them to stick around for the long haul.

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Twenty-Four Game Ideas to Liven Up Your Next Company Party

 When you have a company picnic or outing, part of the planning includes deciding what games to play during the event. After all, you have to have games at a company event. It’s inhuman and un-American not to.

But what to pick? Not everyone likes board games or cards, and those can be impractical (table top space, only so many players, potential for gambling and embezzlement, etc.).

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18 Creative Swag Bag Ideas

Having good swag to give away at your event can take the experience off to the next level. I’m talking creative, visually appealing, portable goodies that will imprint your event on the minds of attendees.

Be sure to steer clear of large items that are not portable. Most people travel for events and will have minimal space to take loot home in. If you avoid these fails, your guests will not be heading to the waste basket after getting their goody bag.

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9 Fantastic Team Building Ideas, Games and Activities

Team building exercises are a must in creating a productive and closely-knit team. But with so many team building ideas, which are the ones that help make a happy team? Which of them are the most efficient, least time-consuming and most affordable?

Put simply: the best exercises are the team building activities that can increase communication and trust among the members of the team all while creating memories they can share.

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