Time to consider direct mail?

May 21

  If you are contemplating how to push sales in this new environment, direct mail is worth considering.  Promo Hounds has expertise in helping you do this!  First a little background....

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Small Quantity T-shirt Orders Cost Less With Our New DTG System!

May 12

We are very excited to let you know about the newest innovation with Promo Hounds designed to give you less expensive costs and higher quality when printing on lower quantities of t-shirts! Promo Hou...

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Here Are 7 Different Types of PPE Masks

Apr 30

It appears the use of masks for protecting others from the Covid-19 virus is going to be around for a while.  We are getting requests for various types, so I thought it would be good to present a...

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Swag Items To Motivate Workers At Home

Mar 31

Since it appears it is going to be a while longer for people to be working from home, we thought some ideas to stay in touch with them, keep your company name in front of them, or motivate them; would...

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Promo Hounds New 2020 Spring and Summer Apparel Line Is Online Now!

Mar 24

Promo Hounds New 2020 Spring and Summer Apparel Line is online now and can be viewed in our Apparel Shop! Though there are literally hundreds of other shirts available, we have chosen these based on ...

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Clients Not In The Mood To See You? Try Swag Items You Can Mail

Mar 13

  Doing business when everyone is being encouraged to social distance is a bit of a challenge.  We believe, and practice ourselves, it is important though to keep your name in front of clie...

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Let's Get Our 2020 Focus on Sustainable Items Started!

Jan 23

We are seeing two good things happen in the promotional product industry.  There are more clients asking for information on sustainable promotional items, or swag.  There are many suppliers ...

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10+ New Swag Items For 2020

Jan 15

Just like with automobiles, which used to only come out with new models each fall, new swag items that traditionally were introduced in January of each year are now introduced year-round.  There ...

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Waist Packs Keep Hanging Around and Growing In Popularity

Jan 13

I'll have to admit that when waist, hip, or fanny packs started showing up from suppliers a couple years ago I was skeptical.  I thought that maybe a senior citizen place could use them, but who ...

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Promo Buyer Trends For 2020 - Creativity, quality and social responsibility will resonate with buyers in 2020.

Dec 19, 2019

This article is reprinted from Advantage Magazine, a promotional products trade journal.   By Crissa Debree Some trends spend years growing incrementally before reaching a tipping point. Oth...

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Promote Health & Wellness In 2020 With These 10 Useful Swag Items

Dec 11, 2019

If your company plans to encourage healthier living for your employees in 2020, here's some relatively inexpensive items to help carry that message throughout the year.  Prices are based on 2019 ...

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10 Great Inexpensive Swag Items To Kick Off The Next Decade!

Dec 05, 2019

Whether you are looking for a swag item to give employees to kick off 2020 or for customers, these following 10 are inexpensive and effective.  Yes they may seem like common items, but they are a...

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10 Swag Mistakes To Avoid

Nov 21, 2019

  With over 20 years experience in the promotional products, swag, business; we’ve seen about everything we think.  Then again we get proven wrong many times.  However, there a...

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The Best Way For You To Imprint Apparel and Textiles

Oct 30, 2019

We get a lot of requests for shorter runs of imprinted apparel and textiles.  The most cost effective way to do that is with Direct To Garment printing.  Below is a blog I'm borrowing from B...

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12 Holiday Gift Ideas For Businesses

Oct 16, 2019

Though there's so many holiday gift ideas available and trying to narrow it down to a dozen is a formidable challenge, we're crazy enough to do it anyway.  So here's 12 Holiday Gift Ideas for Bus...

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Trending Fall and Winter Promotional Apparel

Oct 09, 2019

  Promo Hounds, after much sniffing around and tracking down the best choices, has introduced our 2019 Fall/Winter Apparel Line.  There is over 25 new items including dress shirts, ladies s...

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Highlights of Promo Hounds Q4 Specials

Sep 30, 2019

We've just rolled out some great Q4 specials that Promo Hound tracked down.  There's a definite nod to holiday gift giving with many of the items featured.  Here's some highlights.   ...

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10 Great Breast Cancer Awareness Items

Sep 20, 2019

As everyone should be well aware, October is Breast Cancer Awareness month.  There lots of events aimed at promoting this as well as campaigns in the workplace. If you are planning to use swag i...

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5 Reasons Sensory Memory Gives Swag Items An Advantage

Sep 11, 2019

Are you familiar with sensory memory?  Here is a definition from Wikipedia:  Sensory memory (SM) is an automatic response, not under conscious control. It deals with the input from the...

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10 Things You Should Know About The Promotional Product Industry

Aug 29, 2019

This is probably true for most business sectors, but it occurs to me often because of client requests that most people are not familiar with how the promotional product industry works.  So here&r...

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Tailgate Like A Champion With These Promos

Aug 01, 2019

Hopefully you caught our last post about football-themed promotions in general.  This week we are covering some great tailgating items more specifically.      First of all no on...

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Don’t Let Time Run Out! Gear Up For Football Season Promotions now!

Jul 26, 2019

August workouts have started, even though it is still July, and football season is right around the corner.  Whether you are doing a promotion to support an actual team or just a football themed ...

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The Most Popular Cap I’ve Ever Seen

May 29, 2019

If you do not know about it already, let me introduce you to the Richardson 112 Snapback Trucker Cap.  In my over 20 years in this business I’ve never run across a more requested cap than t...

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When Saving Money On Swag Costs You Money

May 21, 2019

We understand that everyone wants to get the best deal they can when purchasing promotional products (swag) for their marketing, safety, human resources programs, etc.  However, you can go too fa...

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You Won't Find Under Armour Apparel Everywhere, But You Will Here

Apr 25, 2019

  Not every promotional product (swag) company can provide you with Under Armour apparel that can be decorated with your logo, but Promo Hounds can.  Under Armour limits their distribution ...

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How To Choose The Best Beach Towel For You

Apr 15, 2019

Beach towels are a fairly popular warm weather promotional item.  When choosing a beach towel there are three main criteria to consider:  type of material, size and weight.  Here’...

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Whether Business or Pleasure - Promo Hounds Q2 Featured Items Should Fit Your Needs

Apr 03, 2019

  Hopefully you are enjoying this spring weather of late as much as we are!  The Promo Hound gives his approval: If you are looking for business related promotional items you'll find ite...

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What's New With Promo Hounds' 2019 Spring/Summer Apparel Line

Mar 29, 2019

  We've just rolled out our 2019 2019 Spring/Summer Apparel Line and think you will find some styles you'll love there.  Couple things to point out first.  Almost any item s...

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Here's What Clients Are Asking For So Far In 2019

Feb 19, 2019

If you are wondering what promotional items other companies are purchasing currently, here's your answers based on our clients.  You will not see many of these matching up with some of the new it...

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Tri-Blend Polos and Caps with Patches - More Hot Trends

Jan 30, 2019

  If you are wanting to be on the cutting edge of promotional items here’s a couple more trends emerging (we covered some others in an earlier blog).  There is now one supplier offer...

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New Product Ideas Too Good To Stay In Vegas

Jan 21, 2019

  The Promo Hounds team attending the new product show in Las Vegas last week found some great new ideas and trending items!  Among those trending items are ones with a logo that is back li...

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How Light-Weight Down Alternative Jackets Keep You Warm

Nov 26, 2018

    I could say we get asked often about the insulation in the popular light-weight down-alternative type jackets so popular today, but that would be a lie.  I just thought you might ...

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Embroidery – The Misunderstood Decoration Technique

Nov 07, 2018

  Embroidery can be more than a decoration technique.  It can be a work of art.  However many people shy away from it due to the misconception it is expensive.  Embroidery really ...

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Promo Products - The More Senses You Appeal To The Better

Sep 05, 2018

    Maybe this has occurred to many of you already, but it was enlightening to me several years ago when I read about it.  When choosing a promotional item, the more senses it can app...

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Plan Now To Avoid Promotional Products Shortages and Price Increases

Aug 01, 2018

  Currently the biggest issues facing anyone planning to buy promotional items are supply shortages and upcoming price increases.  We’ve seen a growing trend in 2018 of suppliers bei...

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How To Save Money On Imprinted Apparel

Jun 21, 2018

What all goes in to the pricing of imprinted apparel?  That is important to know so you can also know how to save money when purchasing imprinted apparel.  Here’s a good checklist: &...

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What do your promos say about your business?

Jun 04, 2018

One of my favorite sayings about promotional items is that they are the only advertising for which people will thank you.  Most of the time this is very true!   We like to say that you...

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The Curse of Polo Shirt - Rolling Collars

May 15, 2018

I’ve seen a LOT of polo shirts during my twenty years or so in the promotional products business.  I’ve seen several that claim their collars do not roll, but they do.  Why is th...

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You'll Be Stylin' With These 5 New Apparel Trends

Apr 23, 2018

  Looks like the logo apparel landscape for the spring and summer seasons trends towards heather/melange patterns, though not always called that; along with textured but still soft materials. P...

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Promotional Apparel Trends for 2018

Feb 09, 2018

What's hot in promotional apparel trends for 2018?  Nicer dress shirts, more offerings for women, jersey type shirts and the melange/heather look....LOTS of melange/heather look! If you want to ...

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Hot New Promo Products & Trends 2018

Jan 24, 2018

It's always great to attend the Promotional Products Association's largest trade show of the year in Las Vegas.  It's an excellent opportunity to see what's new and what the current trends are.&n...

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Promo Hounds Top Ten Selling Items For 2017

Dec 05, 2017

      It is by far the question we are asked most often.  What are clients buying from you lately? We've reviewed our orders from 2017 to date and below are our top sellers for...

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Great New Styles In Our Fall/Winter 2017-18 Apparel Line

Nov 07, 2017

  We’ve just posted our all new fall and winter apparel line and there’s some exciting new items this year!  We’ve included many items such as long sleeve polos, long slee...

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Do You Hate It When People Talk “Holidays” This Early In Year?

Sep 20, 2017

  I do in general, as in when it comes to talking about gifts and so forth for family and friends.   I DO NOT though when it comes to talking about business and corporate gifts because it ...

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Learn Apparel Decoration Techniques

Jul 25, 2017

What’s the difference between screen printing and embroidery? How about debossing and embossing? And what’s the best fabric for laser appliqué? If you’re not so sure about yo...

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Best Selling New Promo Items Through May This Year

May 17, 2017

Everyone always wants to know what’s “hot” right now with promotional products.  We have your answers.  Lumping the top ones into two categories the most popular would be c...

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