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Tradeshow Tips and Tricks

December 11, 2018

‘Tis the holiday season, and you know what comes right after the holidays? That’s right…it’s promotional products tradeshow time! Some of the industry’s biggest shows occur in January, including the ASI Show, the PPAI Expo, the ISS Conference and others. It’s a chance to come together with your peers, learn about the latest trends and … Continued

Wrangling Your Social Media: Content Generation

October 15, 2018

The world of social media is a fast-paced environment, and keeping new content in the pipeline can be a challenge. That’s why we’ve created this handy-dandy content creation engine for you. Just follow these instructions and you’ll be generating enough social content to last you for weeks. Before we get started, you’ll need the following: … Continued

Trend Alert: Happy Hero

September 25, 2018

If there’s one trend out there in the apparel world we should all be excited to see, it is the current trend of optimism. Positivity is replacing doom and gloom in the graphics and decorations we are seeing around today. Brands and customers alike all want to feel as if they are contributing to a … Continued

Make Your Pop-Up Shop Stand Out

September 4, 2018

Pop-up shops are popping up everywhere – at tradeshows, restaurants, concerts and even as a store within a store. With brick-and-mortar costs on the rise and traditional retail struggling, big brands have started to recognize the power of the pop-up. Look to the likes of Target’s Bullseye Bazaar and Amazon’s Treasure Truck for examples of … Continued

‘Tis the Season for Holiday Gift Giving

August 28, 2018

While visions of sugarplum fairies might not be dancing in your head just yet, end of year holiday gift giving will be here before you know it! Now’s the time for your clients to start thinking about acknowledging, recognizing and appreciating a job well done or celebrating team accomplishments. Our 2018 Gift Giving Guide features … Continued

Trend Alert: You-Niform

August 21, 2018

A uniform is no longer simply an outfit of nondescript clothing we have to wear. In today’s world, a uniform has evolved into something so much more. It has transformed into a You-Niform. The tables have turned when it comes to trends. As we continue to live in a world of information overload and social … Continued

Instagram Inspiration

July 24, 2018

We all need an inspirational booster shot every once and a while to help keep our work fresh and exciting. Here at SanMar U, we love browsing social media to keep on top of the latest branding and decoration trends. (It’s research, boss. We swear!) BOLD GRAPHICS Strong, bold graphics always grab attention. Color helps … Continued

Tell Your Story Through Video

July 10, 2018

If you’re not already promoting your business through video, then you probably have a lot of questions about it. Why should I make videos? Isn’t that insanely expensive and time-consuming? What do I do with it once I’ve made it? Who has time for all this video stuff anyway?! Not to worry – here’s the … Continued

3 Marketing Tactics That Can Make a Difference

July 3, 2018

These days it can be a real challenge to know which marketing tools and tactics can actually make a difference to your bottom line. Finding the time and the resources to devote to creating and implementing those marketing strategies can be equally challenging. The good news is that even if you have big dreams and … Continued

Our Newest Guide for Outfitting Schools, Teams and their Biggest Fans

June 19, 2018

School’s out for summer, which means it’s already time to start thinking about heading back to school in the fall. Our newest School Style Guide features a collection of looks for schools, teams and their biggest fans. Showing off School Spirit Organized by popular school and campus groups, the School Style Guide showcases trend-right decoration … Continued