Brand Fuel’s 12 Tips for Buying Promotional Products

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With almost 25 years of brand merchandising experience, we hope you find some value (and humor) in these tips. We promise they’ll improve your results…1. Promote your brand so recipients say, “Wow!” and “Smart!” and “Righteous!”2. Protect your…

“We should do something.”

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An understanding, caring staff, business partner and wife have all given me the time to invest energy into one of the greatest joys of my life, Band Together, the nonprofit I co-founded after the tragedy of 9/11. This force for…

Getting a Grip on Supply Chain Pain

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You’re probably seeing it in your daily lives – you couldn’t find that particular piece of Samsonite luggage for the family summer trip, or you had to wait until early October to get it. You’re frustrated with back-to-school shopping because…

A Guide to 45 Unique Event eXperiences

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Now that we are seeing a resurgence of corporate event activity, it’s time to start thinking about how you will make your event enticing, educational, sharable, participatory, memorable and/or fun. We know you are getting great giveaways that are on-brand,…

What is the Future of Promotional Marketing?

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The promotional marketing industry has seen 3 defined eras. Era 1: From the time The Bill of Rights was ratified through ~1999. This was the golden age of printed catalogs with obvious pricing codes. There was a time when you…

Listening. The Most Powerful Skill In Marketing.

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Co-President Danny Rosin spoke on the power of listening at the recent High Five Conference. Here are a few of Danny’s professional ‘Q-Tips’ on listening:Q-Tip 1: Keep an open chair in your meetings to represent your customer.Your customer…

Sprinkling Kindness at High Five Conference

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Try to do good in this world not out of fear of hell or reward of heaven but because it feels better not to be a jackass. No doubt we all agree that the world needs more kindness right now.…

World’s Only Swag Lottery Machine. Say What??!!

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  UPDATE: 1/18/17 – Brand Fuel wins PPAI’s National Marketing Award for the Swag Lottery Machine!See the World’s Only Swag Lottery Machine in action!And check out these great shots of unsuspecting adopters at the Triangle AMA’s High Five Conference 2016!…

Top Marketing + Design Conference Hits Raleigh in March

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Do you have a flair for Marketing? Design? Both? If you answered “yes,” it’s high time you venture over to your budget-holding counterparts, bypass the “I’m too busy” alibis and join Brand Fuelians at the High Five Marketing + Creative…