A Canvas For Good: We Got This

May 27, 2020

2020 started off with a bang. High hopes for this decade were already laid out for the USA. Everyone loves a leap year, the Olympics were coming up, and the election later in the year gave us lots to think about. A personal tradition of my own was set to get under way. I am … Continued

What’s In the Bag: Inside an Employee Generated Content Campaign

May 19, 2020

It’s possible to create unique and engaging content that connects with your customers while working from home and social distancing. Last week, we launched a social media campaign across our channels using an Employee Generated Content strategy. Here’s how we did it and how you can do the same. (If you really just want to … Continued

New & Now: Bags, Caps and More

May 12, 2020

Right now, businesses are looking for fresh new ways to encourage sales and build positivity. One of the best ways to engage customers is by offering exciting new styles that might brighten their day. This May SanMar is proud to have launched our May 2020 New Arrivals catalog, which showcases over 60 business-building styles including … Continued

Adventures From Home

May 5, 2020

From mischievous kiddos to four-legged coworkers and surprising moments of joy, SanMar employees have adjusted to their new work routines in unique and exciting ways. We asked them to send us photos so we could share their stories with you. Four-Legged Furry Coworkers Familial Interns Kids Say the Darnedest Things Moments of Beauty and Joy … Continued

The Dos and Don’ts of Virtual Meetings

April 28, 2020

We’re all getting to know the benefits, challenges and pitfalls of videoconferencing a little bit better these days. A virtual meeting is a fantastic alternative to meeting face-to-face, especially while we’re staying home to stay healthy, but it can also make for unintentional comedy gold when things go off the rails. If you don’t want … Continued

50 Years of Climate Action with Earth Day

April 21, 2020

I really like Earth Day. It falls a few days before my birthday (Yes, I’m the girl who celebrates “Birthday Month”), so every year I try to do something in the Earth’s and my honor like buy something to plant in my yard — flowers are my favorite. In fact, I did so this weekend … Continued

7.5 Tips for Looking Good on a Video Call

April 14, 2020

In the last couple of weeks, how many video calls have you been on with dark, shadowy figures who are just as likely to be a cadre of classic movie villains as they are your coworkers and customers? You don’t need expensive, studio-quality equipment to look good on a video. In fact, you don’t even … Continued

Industries Still Buying Branded Apparel

April 7, 2020

Unusual times call for unusual measures, and these times are about as unusual as they get. You are no doubt already feeling the impact COVID-19 has had on your business and the promotional products industry as a whole. In many areas, “non-essential” businesses have been forced to close, not to mention the thousands of festivals, … Continued