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DiscountMugs Back to School Catalog

A polarizing topic, Back to School season is about to make its grand appearance. Soon, floods of contrasting groups - some showing their support while others brood in disdain - will be seen rushing to nearby stores to begin their preparations. Teachers, parents and students alike will put their differences to the side and work together towards a common goal: stock up on pens, pencils, notebooks, backpacks uniforms and other supplies that will be essential to the new school year.

The truth is we’re all sorry to see our summer vacation come to an end. However, a brand-new school year brings with it a swamp of opportunities, strategies and resources that promise to elevate us closer to a better future. Follow us inside our Back to School Catalog and learn how branded promotional items can help your business or organization this season.

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How Your Sports Team Can Stay Cool During Summer

The hot summer months can impact your team’s commitment and performance. While it is important they work up a sweat during a practice or game, it should not come at the cost of their health and happiness when playing on the field or running on a race track.

Thankfully, there are plenty of ways you can lower your players’ temperature to support their performance and dedication to an activity. Find out how your sports team can stay cool during summer.

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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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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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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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Tailgating Like a Pro: The Ultimate Gear Guide for the Big Game

Football season is in full swing, which means tailgating and viewing parties are the thing of the times. There are an abundance of ideas to throw an unforgettable get-together with fellow fans, but you can get in the spirit with personalized accessories that also make excellent giveaways or gifts. Showing allegiance to your team with customized products can create space for team bonding and unity before the game.

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5 Effective Fundraising Ideas to Help Your Team Win On and Off the Field

If you manage a  sports team, you probably have some idea of how important fundraising is for every season. Whether you’re working with Little Leaguers or adults, raising the funds for uniforms, travel costs, and team equipment is a big responsibility. Your team may be big or small, from the city or the country, with a large budget or a tiny one. Wherever you find yourself, as a team leader you may have to get creative when it comes to finding the resources needed for a variety of necessary expenses.

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Travel Friendly & Healthy Snack Ideas for Your Sports Team

When your sports team is on the road, nutrition is critical. Without proper nutrition, the team can’t perform as well as it should. You’ll wind up losing games and suffering more injuries on account of things like exhaustion, dehydration, and low blood sugar. Luckily, there’s a way around this. By ensuring that you’re packing plenty of fun, healthy snacks that travel well with your team, you can head off issues of low energy and poor performance at the pass, and ensure that your team continues to play just as well as usual, until the end of the last game!

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Cost Effective Sportswear You Can Decorate with the Team Mascot

Summer brings with it the inevitable schedule of Little League games, youth football practices, and outdoor sport activities with friends and family. While it is important to stay properly hydrated and slather on that sunscreen, it also matters what your little sports fanatic is wearing; the more active they are while running around and catching those fly balls, they more comfortable their clothing should be.

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The Best Custom T-Shirts for 5K Races

Running is an excellent way to maintain physical health, and studies show that it also has great psychological effects. According to the American Psychological Association, “active people are less depressed than inactive people. And people who were active and stopped tend to be more depressed than those who maintain or initiate an exercise program”. A great way to motivate your team to not only stay active, but set higher goals for themselves, is to sign up and prepare for a local 5K race. Running a 5K will elevate your runners’ max VO2 to improve their fitness and give them the confidence to sign up for more races.

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Summer Camp: Custom Shirts and Other Essentials

School’s out and summer camp may just be the happiest place on earth. The days of carefree fishing by the lake, crafting macramé bracelets, and singing campfire songs are woven into many a childhood memory. It’s where kids learn new skills, enjoy the great outdoors, and make new friends — sometimes for life.

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4 Tips to Help You Plan the Perfect Company Golf Outing

Maybe it’s the fresh air and sunshine. Maybe it’s the strategy and good-natured competition. Or maybe it’s just the opportunity to spend time together in pairs and small groups talking between shots.

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5k Shirts To Keep You Comfortable and Cool

So, you’ve decided to run a 5K race. Congratulations! You’re about to become one of millions who participate and finish the popular 3.1-mile foot race every year. In fact, the 5K is the number one race distance in the country with a reported 8.3 million 5K race finishers in 2014 alone. In case you’re curious, the half-marathon (that’s 13.1 miles) claims second place in terms of popularity.

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3 Creative Ways to Use Custom Hats

There are many reasons why one might choose to wear a hat. Hats are a fashion statement, or a distinct style choice. Hats are also uniforms for employees or athletes. They convey school pride or sports team allegiance. They announce “I was here!” when branded with special event logos or dates. Hats can shade you from the sun, or keep you warm in cold weather. It seems there’s a hat for every occasion.

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