Archive for November, 2014

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Ready to Say Thanks?

November 26th, 2014

Thanksgiving is just around the corner (literally), and many of you are making plans for how you are going to use this time; visiting with relatives, serving meals to the less fortunate or whatever it is that you do on Thanksgiving. It’s odd that, as the majority of our waking hours…

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News Releases

Vernon Company Employees Raise $24,500 For United Way

November 19th, 2014

The Vernon Company  raised more than $24,500 for the United Way of Jasper County. This included a dollar-for-dollar match (up to $7,500) for all employee giving pledged during the three-day campaign period. Employees at the Newton, Iowa, distributor were challenged by the Vernon Campaign Team to increase their pledges this…

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Low-Cost Ways To Show Customer Appreciation

November 18th, 2014

It’s Friday, and on golf courses across the country, you’ll find company executives and their top clients squeezing in 18 holes of golf. It’s a traditional way to say “thank you” to a customer and spend some valuable relationship-building time with them as well. But let’s face it, golf can…

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Making Collaboration Easier

November 10th, 2014

These web sources for small businesses will make collaboration easier, as identified by content expert Ken Lyons. Skype: Skype is still one of the best online tools for collaborative communication. Voice, video and text chats to your team are completely free; you can even share files. In addition to the Windows,…

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Congratulations Beth M.,our iPad Air Winner!

November 6th, 2014

Congrats to Beth M from Greenwood, Colorado, who won our an iPad Air! Beth was one of over 200 business who registered on our new website during our website registration sweepstakes. Congrats Beth and all of the other winners! You can now visit our new e-commerce website at www.vernonpromotions.com to…

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Ban Office Jargon

November 4th, 2014

When overused, workplace jargon loses all meaning and becomes just another institutionalized way of thinking and performing. If buzzwords are widespread in your office, infuse some fun and friendly competition by creating a “buzzword jar.” Whenever someone is caught being buzz-wordy, he or she contributes a quarter to the jar.…

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