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Scammers Created Thousands of Fake Women's March Facebook Pages to Sell T-shirts
October 18, 2018 at 1:18 pm

The internet gives anybody, anywhere in the world, the ability to create something without having to deal with traditional gatekeepers. That can be good or bad, depending on the situation. In the case of the nearly 2,000 fake Women's March event pages set up to scam Facebook users into buying T-shirts, it was definitely bad...

Milwaukee Business Cashes In on Brewers’ Playoff Run Through T-shirts
October 18, 2018 at 12:59 pm

Dating back to the 2008 season, when they dropped the National League Division Series to Promo Marketing’s beloved Phillies, the Milwaukee Brewers have turned in mostly solid campaigns, with this year’s 96 wins garnering them their first division title since 2011. Not only are they inspiring pride among fans of small-market baseball as they contend…

3 Promo Ideas From Disney’s New ’90s Retro Merch Collection
October 18, 2018 at 11:31 am

If there’s one thing people love these days, it's anything '90s-related. That's why Disney has teamed up with Oh My Disney for a collection of ‘90s retro merch. The collection includes items inspired by some of the most popular (and beloved) Disney movies of the '90s, and the items themselves are all suitably retro, too...

What's Trending in the Bars and Restaurants Promotional Market
October 18, 2018 at 1:36 pm

Think about the last restaurant you went to. Picture the room, if you can. You likely saw plenty of advertisements for brands other than the restaurant you were in. If it’s a popular chain or hometown favorite, you might have spotted some branded merchandise for that particular establishment, but chances are you saw plenty of…

Erika DeCree Joins Stran Promotional Solutions as Director of Client Services
October 18, 2018 at 1:47 pm

Stran Promotional Solutions, Quincy, Mass., announced the hire of Erika DeCree as director of client services. DeCree joins the team at Stran with the goal of building on Stran's customer-centric approach and its goal of being a solutions provider to its customers. In addition to potential structural changes and process improvements, DeCree will help bring…

Instagram for Promo: 5 Ways to Build and Connect With Audiences
October 16, 2018 at 11:37 am

Building brand awareness can be hard if you aren’t up to date with the latest business tools, including social media. That's why we’re diving into ways to use Instagram—perhaps the most popular social channel—in order to reach your ideal audience. Instagram is not only a great way to connect, but also a helpful tool for promoting your business...

Taco Bell Adds Merch Component to Popular 'Steal a Base, Steal a Taco' Promotion
October 16, 2018 at 1:54 pm

As tonight marks the start of the NBA regular season (let’s go, Sixers!), we here at Promo Marketing have entered our favorite time of the year, as all four major sports are now sating our enthusiasm for pulse-racing performances, upset victories and legacy-defining efforts. We mean no disrespect at all to hoops, hockey and gridiron…

Get A (Phone) Grip
October 16, 2018 at 1:37 pm

Phone grips are for anyone who owns a smartphone, and right now there are more than 264 million smartphone users in the United States alone. A grip enables smartphone users to capture the perfect selfie without fear of dropping their phone, prop up their phone to video chat the family hands-free, and catch a Pokémon…

Flywheel Brands Breaks Ground on New Office Building
October 16, 2018 at 2:29 pm

Flywheel Brands Inc., Chattanooga, Tenn., broke ground recently on a new 6,000 sq. ft. office building to accommodate its growing team. The new headquarters will be located in Hixson, Tenn., just outside of Chattanooga, where Flywheel vice president of client development Bart Simpson said his brand marketing agency will develop a modern structure that satisfies…