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3 Ways Fidget Spinners Can Help Promote Your Business

You’ve seen and heard it all – the good, the bad, the funny. And now, the craze that’s shaking our generation is finally made into the industry you understand well in and out. Fidget spinners, the hottest toys in town, are sparking a conversation you’ll want to join. Studies suggest the attention span of the average person has decreased with the digital age and let’s face it, online advertising has made it all the more complicated and confusing. But the fidgeting device psychologists argue can help kids focus on their school work, can also help you gain the attention of your customers.

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Inside The World of DiscountMugs

A lot goes into the process of finding and shopping for promotional products. An effective form of advertising, recipients of giveaway items will have an immediate reaction to your brand - giving you advantage over other competitive industries. This is where DiscountMugs comes in! We're here to help you share your message with lasting impressions.

Staying in your comfort zone isn't the safe thing to do these days. But don't worry, we won't leave you to wonder what kind of imprint method is right for you. Follow us inside our world to find out more about what makes us who we are, and the kind of groundbreaking imprint technology we have to offer!

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30 Amazingly Creative T-shirt Ideas

You are what you wear, right? Nothing shows off just how unique and creative you are than your attire. Whether you are dressed to the nine, or you're rocking your favorite t-shirt, your appearance says it all.

 

Sometimes, a great way to show off your creative and fun loving side is to literally wear it across your chest. Take a look at these 30 different creative t-shirt ideas for just about any occasion.

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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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14 Ways to Use Storytelling in Your Marketing

Any business can venture in advertisement. But, what is the point of advertising if you don’t give your audience something to take away from it? If it’s not memorable, it’s pointless.

Are your potential customers going to be more interested in a running list of your services, or would they rather see a service or two in action, so they know what you can do for people like them?

This is why telling a story can make the difference between memorable, and not-so-memorable, marketing. Your audience wants to feel important, like you understand them. They want personal and emotion-provoking. This is what makes them interested in your business.

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3 Effective Online Storytelling Ideas to Share Personal Success Stories

Have you ever been touched by a story you heard about a product, one that influenced the lives of those who used it? So many brands around the world have built their success on the foundation of storytelling. At times, a product that helps solve a problem or benefits the customer is the reason why a business becomes passionate about what they do. The story gives purpose not only to the product itself, but to the company as a whole. Sharing your personal story is a great start to branding and conveying the role your business plays in society.

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Making a Good Brand Impression

As an entrepreneur, you likely wear many hats. From CEO one day trying to negotiate a lucrative sales contract to maintenance person the next day trying to fix the copier. One aspect of running a business is the constant need for marketing.

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Show Your Support with Breast Cancer Awareness Promotional Items

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month (BCAM), 31 days dedicated to raising awareness about breast cancer, the second-most common form of cancer among women in the U.S. that kills approximately 40,000 women annually. In addition to raising awareness, BCAM promotes mammography as the most effective way to protect against and fight breast cancer.

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How to Execute the Best Oktoberfest Party Ideas You’ve Ever Heard Of

Although it’s safe to say nearly everyone has at least heard of Oktoberfest, it’s not quite up there with Halloween, Thanksgiving, or Christmas. At least, not in the United States.

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Oktoberfest: The Ultimate Guide to Beer Glasses

Oktoberfest is right around the corner, and we know what you’re thinking: Aside from their shape, how do all these styles of beer glasses actually differ from one another? The infographics below is an illuminating, yet simple guide to the perfect beer glass to accompany your favorite brews. From snifters to beer steins, we’ll help you learn the ins and outs of iconic glassware choices, and what they actually do, so you can understand more about beer and the kind of glasses your friends and patrons prefer.

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Planning the Perfect Hawaiian Luau Party

Traditionally, the Hawaiian culture celebrated major milestones and important events with a ‘aha’aina (lit. “gathering meal”) where hundreds of people would gather together to enjoy a symbolic feast. While this ancient custom has faded into antiquity, its spirit survives in the modern Hawaiian luau.

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4 Handy Giveaway Ideas for The Annual Church Picnic

When the weather warms up and the sun is shining high, it’s the perfect time to energize your weekly worshippers with a church picnic.

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Creating a Customized Connection at DiscountMugs

Have you ever found yourself in need of a promotional product that’s unique to your company? Maybe you need special giveaway items for a conference, but don’t know where to start. Or perhaps you are searching for favors that will reflect your personality at your upcoming wedding.

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The Company Picnic: 7 Planning Tips to Rock this Summer

There are many reasons to invest in an annual company picnic. A much-needed day outside the office affords a change of scenery that can strengthen company morale, recharge employee’s batteries and even spark some valuable creativity. When you demonstrate your appreciation for their efforts and your commitment to the wellbeing of their families, you encourage teamwork and genuine human connection throughout the organization. This can be especially useful in larger organizations where people have minimal interactions outside their immediate work groups.

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Wedding on a Budget: 3 Simple and Affordable Ideas

A beautiful wedding day is every bride’s dream. But for most couples, planning a wedding is the first time they’ll ever have to think about an event of that magnitude, and the task can be daunting if they’re working with a limited budget. Choosing the right decorations for your reception, for instance, can be confusing (and sometimes a bit scary).

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