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7 Ways to Create A Social Media Presence
August 1, 2013

You're not still asking why or whether you need to have a social media presence, are you? You need a social media presence because that's where your new customers are and it's how they will find you, trust you and try you.

Back to School for EVERYBODY
July 24, 2013

A month or two from now, many of us will be delivering orders for this year's back-to-school programs. As we're selling those programs, we need to keep that feeling of what it's like to be the new kid on the block in the back of our minds.

Deadline for SAAC's $12,500 Great Giveaway This Friday
July 22, 2013

The deadline for entry into SAAC's $12,500 Great Giveaway is this Friday, July 26. The drawing is open to those who attend both the 2013 SAAC show and its education events. A $5,000-in-value grand prize will be given away, as will

In Memoriam: Joe M. Cook, Eagle Business Products
July 17, 2013

Joe M. Cook, founder of print and promotional products company Eagle Business Products of Louisiana, passed away in his home with his family at his side after a long battle with cancer on July 3, 2013. He was 71.

PPAI Issues 2012 Annual Report
July 16, 2013

Irving, Texas-based Promotional Products Association International (PPAI) recently published its 2012 annual report for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2012. The digital print-on-demand report highlights the association’s membership, expositions and promotional products industry advocacy and awareness in 2012, and is organized to address topics of interest to association members and industry stakeholders.

PPAI Report Shows Distributor Sales Reached $18.5 Billion in 2012
July 9, 2013

PPAI has released its annual sales volume study for 2012, reporting U.S. promotional products industry revenues of $18.5 billion, up from $17.7 billion in 2011, an increase of 4.38 percent. Last year saw increases in revenue for both large and small distributor companies.

Promotional Products Education Foundation Awards 97 College Scholarships
June 24, 2013

All across the country, PPEF scholars are receiving letters of congratulations and notice of scholarship awards. Scholarships of $100,000 were awarded to 97 outstanding promotional products industry employees or their children, 68 new and 29 renewals, who displayed remarkable academic achievement, extracurricular participation and community service.