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7 Retro Products That Will Turn Back Time

Oct 08

Do you ever have that moment when you look at something and you get an overwhelming surge of nostalgia? Everyone loves a good throwback, especially when it's a cool, vintage product. Below are seven r...

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How to Gain Inspiration in 5 Minutes

Sep 08

People demand a lot of creativity from professionals these days. We live in an era of media overload, where viral video marketing and colorful infographics have become accepted means to engage an audi...

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Case Study: Financial Industry

Aug 07

  Products Javalina® Classic Pen   Industry Financial   Application Direct Mail   A local bank wanted to increase awareness of its low mortgage rates and decided to d...

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3 Things Every Busy Professional Needs

Jul 07

If there’s one thing we never have enough of, it’s time. We haven’t quite figured out a way to freeze time yet, but we have found ways to save it. If you’re a busy professional...

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Case Study: Wave Hello to Promotions

Jun 07

Description: Custom Wave Cap Industry: Automotive What it was purchased for: The client was looking for a signature cap that would be unique, high-quality, and something that the recipient would wea...

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5 Ways to Be Healthier in 2 Minutes or Less

May 07

Most people would agree that improving their health is important to them. But when it comes to making big life changes to accommodate a healthier lifestyle, who has the time? While we may not always b...

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What is the Best type of Cutting board?

Mar 13

Plastic,Bamboo or Wood by NINA CALLAWAY PUBLISHED: MAY 28, 2008     You’ve probably heard all kinds of conflicting...

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5 Technologies to Support Working from Home

Mar 12

Epson Insights ᛫ ReadWrite ᛫ March 26, 2020 5 Technologies to Support Working from Home   The recent spread of COVID-19 is inspiring more and more businesses to ask employees ...

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6 Promotional Marketing Trends to Watch in 2019

Sep 25, 2019

6 Promotional Marketing Trends to Watch in 2019  by: Steve Hill   With the new year around the corner, it’s a natural time to review your marketing budget for 2019 and ...

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3 Ways To Make Promotional Products Work in the Digital Age

Sep 06, 2019

3 Ways To Make Promotional Products Work in the Digital Age  By Arielle Kimbarovsky on May 10, 2017 | 5 min read In today’s world of techn...

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But is the pen still mightier than the sword? Using Text in design.

Aug 23, 2019

CX INSIGHTS  by : ROBYN COLLINGE  MARCH 21, 2017 7 min read The written word. The primary source through which we share our knowledge. From ancient religious text...

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Five Powerful Ways To Show Your Team You Care

Aug 09, 2019

Top-Shelf Tip No. 123: "Great leaders genuinely care for and love the people they lead more than they love leading itself." Rick Warren Five Powerful Ways To Show Your Team You Care ...

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What Makes a Good Logo: The Dos and Don’ts

Jul 26, 2019

  What Makes a Good Logo: The Dos and Don’ts   The function behind a logo goes far beyond being just a pretty visual that you can add to your website. As the heart of your brandin...

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Is Your Brain On AutoPilot? Here’s How To Reengage.

Jul 12, 2019

Is Your Brain On AutoPilot? Here’s How To Reengage. Have you slipped into a new routine lately? Maybe you automatically do something and don't realize it until much later. This is called being ...

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WHAT DOES MOISTURE-WICKING MEAN?

Jun 28, 2019

WHAT DOES MOISTURE-WICKING MEAN? by KEN KNAPP It’s pretty much impossible to shop for outdoor clothing without running into the phrase “moisture wicking.” Brands are forever t...

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Wedding Monograms 101: How to Monogram

Jun 14, 2019

Monograms 101: How to Monogram Want to personalize something with your new initials (or give an extra-special gift to your favorite couple)? Read this first. by Lauren Kay ...

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What’s a vector and why do we need one?

May 31, 2019

By ogmog on August 31, 2012 in best practices with No Comments   What’s a vector and why do we need one? So, you’ve hired a designer to make your webs...

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Fashion Forecast: 5 Trending Colors You Must Pitch This Year

May 17, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE April 26, 2019   Sponsored by: Startee Apparel Fashion Forecast: 5 Trending Colors You Must Pitch This Year By ASI Creative Labs    Fashion moves fast. Make sure yo...

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Digitizing is an Art!

May 03, 2019

Why isn't there a single digitizing technique to make all designs look alike? MARCH 20, 2019 Answer Digitizing is an art. Every stitch within a design is subject to artistic interpretation. A...

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Raster VS Vector - Helping your clients understand in one easy article.

Apr 19, 2019

How many times have you tried to explain to your client why the logo from their website won’t work on their trade show booth? If you’re like me, the answer is about a bazillion. The next ...

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6 Strategies to Recognize Employees for Their Hard Work

Apr 05, 2019

Recognize Employees for Their Hard Work With These 6 Strategies Show team members that they're valued without sowing the seeds of resentment among your other employees. By Young Entrepreneur Co...

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Advantages Of Screen Printing

Mar 22, 2019

Advantages of Screen Printing over Digital Printing (August 2016) posted on Tue Aug 16, 2016 by Michael Hurley   Intrinsic Benefits and Broader Options Screen printing is evolving...

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Your Go-To-Market Strategy Checklist

Mar 08, 2019

Top-Shelf Tip No. 193: "Marketing is too important to be left to the marketing department." David Packard Your Go-To-Market Strategy Checklist The terms, go-to-market strategy and ma...

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Three Business Lessons From Prince

Feb 22, 2019

Top-Shelf Tip No. 241: "Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today to get through this thing called life." Prince, "Let’s Go Crazy" Three Business Lessons From Prince Throughou...

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A Glimpse Into The Meaning, Symbolism & Psychology of Color

Feb 08, 2019

A Glimpse Into The Meaning, Symbolism & Psychology of Color by Kate Smith The psychology of colors has a profound impact on the choices you make consciously, unconsciously and subconsci...

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How Branded Are You?

Jan 25, 2019

How Branded Are You?Sticking to your own branding standards.1/17/2019 | Danette Gossett, From Good to Great As marketing professionals, we are constantly encouraging our clients and prospects t...

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Marketing Trends 2019

Jan 11, 2019

Top-Shelf Tip No. 4: "Make your marketing so useful people would pay for it." Jay Baer Watch For These Marketing Trends In 2019 To maximize your marketing in the year ahead, it's imp...

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The Art Of Business Gift-Giving

Jan 04, 2019

Top-Shelf Tip No. 173: "Be content to act, and leave the talking to others." Baltasa The Art Of Business Gift-Giving As we enter the fall season, that means one thing...the gift-givi...

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Why does a design look good on one fabric or color and not another?

Nov 30, 2018

Why does a design look good on one fabric or color and not another? APRIL 6, 2017 Answer When a design is digitized, it is digitized for a particular size, fabric,...

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Is Custom Branded Company Swag Worth the Investment?

Nov 16, 2018

Is Custom Branded Company Swag Worth the Investment? Many entrepreneurs—especially new ones—feel compelled to print their logo or brand name on all manner of items, from shirts to pens to...

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WHAT ARE DAD HATS? (OVER)EXPLAINING THE NEW (UN)COOL

Nov 02, 2018

WHAT ARE DAD HATS? (OVER)EXPLAINING THE NEW (UN)COOL   What are Dad Hats?  Put very simply, they are unstructured, curved-bill caps with fabric strap, buckle closures that feature ...

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Best Practices for Searching for Stock Photos

Oct 04, 2018

Best Practices for Searching for Stock Photos SEPTEMBER 10, 2018 by:  Jennifer Foy Jennifer Foy has over 12 years of experience using Adobe Photoshop. She ha...

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How Garment Type Affects an Embroidery Design

Sep 27, 2018

How Garment Type Affects an Embroidery Design by:  Ed Levy Ed Levy is director of software products at Hirsch Solutions and owner of Digitize4u, an embroide...

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Best Practices for Brand Application

Sep 13, 2018

Best Practices for Brand Application AUGUST 29, 2018 by:  Jennifer Foy Your brand should be visually consistent and on everything that is...

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Top Customizable Gifts for Men

Sep 04, 2018

Top Customizable Gifts for Men by:  Lou McNeil Lou McNeil is the President and Founder of Creative Gifts International, Inc., a supplier of gifts, awards,... ...

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Pairing Embroidery Fonts with Workwear

Aug 23, 2018

Pairing Embroidery Fonts with Workwear 9 by:  Erich Campbell Erich Campbell is the partner relationship manager at DecoNetwork, leveraging his more than 18 yea...

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Top Five Social Media Trends Of 2018

Aug 13, 2018

Top Five Social Media Trends Of 2018   Social media waits for no brand. And just like everything internet-related, it changes fast. The Cambridge Analytica scandal, Mark Zuckerberg&...

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What makes a good trade show display?

Aug 07, 2018

What makes a good trade show display? Answer An outstanding trade show display isn’t just dumb luck or popped out of a box in 10 seconds flat. Surprisingly, it isn’t the most expen...

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Simple Ways To Recognize Greatness

Jul 26, 2018

Top-Shelf Tip No. 145: "People may take a job for more money, but they often leave it for more recognition." Bob Nelson Simple Ways To Recognize Greatness How hard do your employees work for you? ...

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Screen Printing vs. Direct to Garment (DTG)

Apr 11, 2017

Screen Printing Screen printing is one of the most popular and oldest ways of printing. Dating back almost 2000 years ago, the Chinese applied the first screen printing technique using human hair as ...

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