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5 Ways to Grow Your Business This Summer

Summer is finally here; and while our customers are planning family vacations, businesses are feeling the summer slump. Trendy boots have been traded for dollar bin flip flops and 20-pound turkeys have been replaced by $2 hot dogs. The growing season where less is more and life slows down. A slowdown season in business is […]

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Vernon Hires Kelli Denes as Director of Business Development

NEWTON, IA – The Vernon Company is pleased to announce the hiring of Kelli Denes as Director of Business Development. In this role, Kelli will be actively directing Vernon’s national recruiting efforts in addition to working with the Company’s top salespeople to strategically grow the business with major accounts and helping the Company increase its […]

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Summer Break Means It’s Time to Gear Up for Fall Registration

School’s out for the summer! But summer is short! Too short! We’ll be enjoying sunshine and baseball games one day and windy football games the next. And as any good teacher (and Benjamin Franklin) would tell you, “Never put off until tomorrow, what you can do today.” Such wise words to live by. It might […]

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Memorial Day Weekend: Time to Get Summer Trendy

  It’s the weekend where pools all across the Midwest are re-opening and white jeans are once again socially acceptable. A weekend where blueberries and raspberries will be in high demand, as they make the perfect pairing for decorating an all-American cake. And the fake flowers lining the shelves of superstores across America will be […]

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Five Pillars for PPW Week

  Promotional Products Work! Week is an industry-wide event dedicated to celebrating the power of promotional products and the value they create. This annual event serves as a cornerstone for recognizing the importance of working with promotional professionals while creating awareness for promotional products as a powerful and effective advertising and marketing medium. -PPAI We […]

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A Day Without Trees

Arbor Day originated in the Great Plains when J. Sterling Morton (1832-1902) and his wife Caroline Joy French moved in 1854 from Michigan to the newly formed Nebraska Territory, a land devoid of trees. He endeavored to encourage tree-planting to improve the environment and beautify the landscape to attract settlers to the area, which became […]

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A Picture is Worth…A Thousand Sales?

A picture is worth a thousand words; but could it also be worth a thousand likes? What about a thousand sales? Not long ago first impressions were made by a friendly phone call or a personal visit complete with a smile and a handshake. But today, first impressions are often left to a social media […]

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Diversify Your Business

April is Celebrate Diversity Month, which was started in 2004 to recognize and honor the diversity surrounding us. It’s an annual reminder to take a look around and appreciate not just the differences in our skin tones, hair color, and cultures; but in our likes and dislikes, our passions, hobbies, career choices, and more. We […]

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It’s Time to Spring Clean Your Business

As tax season comes to a close, and the snow melts to reveal signs of life, we tend to get spring fever. We start planning to deep clean the house, fertilize the lawn, and move our sweaters to the basement to make way for shorts and swimsuits. If we spend the spring season cleaning our […]

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Make your email signature one-stop information shopping for your customers

Although business cards are the perfect tangible item to gift your clients at a meet and greet or convention, your email signature is the perfect non-tangible item to make available to your clients 24 hours a day! So many of us are guilty of writing “valuable” information on a piece of paper and then shoving […]

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