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  • Top Picks for National Nurses Week

    With more than four million professionally active nurses in the United States, it’s important to recognize the impact these health care professionals have on the quality of people’s lives. They help prevent illness and injury, promoting patient health every day — and there are more joining the effort! In recent years, the Health Resources & Services Administration invested $111 million in nursing ...

Second Story Promotions, Inc.

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Generated 1 week ago

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  • Earth Friendliness Starts with One Step

    With Earth Day coming up on April 22, you’re not alone if you’re wondering how you can make a difference in protecting the environment. We’ve got some ideas inspired by The Art of Simple that are just that: simple. Once you start, you’ll likely want to continue the habits all year long! Even just one small thing can make a big difference: Plant an herb or flower garden. It’s good to be reminded o...

Second Story Promotions, Inc.

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Generated 3 weeks ago

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  • Products to Kick Sales into High Gear

    Know of people planning to hit the road for a quick getaway as the weather gets warmer? Whether you’re going 10, 100 or 1,000 miles, it’s important to have the essentials on hand. These essentials are prime opportunities for auto dealerships to share their name and increase auto sales. Here are some of them and why they’re so great! Executive Sr. UmbrellaTM Case & Umbrella: For those times of unex...

Second Story Promotions, Inc.

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Generated 4 weeks ago

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  • Golf Course Greats

    Considering today is the last day of February, we want to wrap up Golf Month with a little fun from Golf Digest, which has ranked America’s 100 greatest golf courses for 2017-2018. Did you know this publication has ranked its 100 best every other year since 1966? In case any golf enthusiasts want to do a little traveling, here’s a look at the top five:  Pine Valley Golf Club. Located in Pine Vall...

Second Story Promotions, Inc.

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Generated 1 month ago

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  • St. Patrick’s Day Swag You’ll Love

    St. Patrick’s Day is just a month away — but who exactly was Saint Patrick? Here’s a bit of history: Having lived in the fifth century, Saint Patrick was actually born in Britain but was kidnapped at age 16 and taken to Ireland, where he was held captive for six years. He escaped, but later came back and is known for bringing Christianity to the Irish people. As for the three-leaf clover, he used ...

Second Story Promotions, Inc.

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Generated 1 month ago

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  • Tech Items: The Perfect Employee Appreciation Gifts

    National Employee Appreciation Day is coming up on March 3, and you know what that means? (Don’t worry — it’s not a trick question.) Yep, it’s time to thank your employees! Companies that show their appreciation for employees find that both their workplaces and their people are happier than companies that don’t. In addition, some say that one minute spent acknowledging or praising a person’s good ...

Second Story Promotions, Inc.

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Generated 1 month ago

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  • Know Your Hand Hygiene

    Our society highly values personal hygiene, but what about hand hygiene? According to B4 Brands, 95% of people say they practice correct hand hygiene, while studies indicate that only 67% of people actually do it. It’s important to learn the facts when it comes to the subject, as not keeping our hands clean presents more risk than we realize. Here are some facts to consider: Of all contagious inf...

  • Oh My Heart

    February is American Heart Month! It was in 1964 that this observance began under President Lyndon B. Johnson, and since then, the month of February has focused on cardiovascular health, spreading awareness about its importance and promoting heart health measures. Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death among men and women in the United States, although fewer Americans have passed awa...

  • Tips for Long Days at Work

    For one reason or another, some days our jobs demand longer hours than our usual work schedule, which can create more stress and fatigue than we’d like to admit. Is it possible to get through those long days AND be productive? Actually, it is — here are some tips that will help make this true for you: Complete your largest, most important task first. It’s easy for that one task (you will likely k...

  • Direct Mail the Right Way

    When it comes to direct mail, winning promotional products are those that are lightweight (and thus cost-effective) and simple to mail — but why send them in the first place? When you include the thoughtful “extra” of a promotional item, people will have your attention and in turn be more likely to read your note or follow up on the action you’re requesting. Here are some ways to really maximize y...

  • Choosing the Best Products for Your Business

    Capitalizing on the right promotional products for your company is part of what builds your brand, but with so many choices out there, it can be pretty daunting. Here’s some advice from those in the industry regarding the attributes of successful items: Tailored to your audience. This is really crucial in using a product that really works. Think for a moment: Would a customized golf kit mean much...

  • Creativity: In Awards and Earning Them

    As much as our world increasingly operates on technology, we still want to ask: Who doesn’t love getting a physical award that they can display proudly?  It’s fantastic to see actual awards that are creative in appearance, but it’s even more fantastic when the work that earns those awards is uniquely different from other work out there. Creativity in the workplace, no matter the industry, is what ...

  • Why Promotional Products are Still Going Strong

    In a world where you so commonly see marketing in the form of TV and magazine ads, bus ads, social media sponsored ads, and online ads and banners, many might think that’s all there is when it comes to successful marketing. What may surprise people is that traditional forms of advertising, namely promotional products, are still going strong because they’re such powerful marketing tools.  Why They ...

  • Marketing Ideas for Small Businesses

    Small businesses know more than most what it’s like to work with a small marketing budget. We want to help you stretch those dollars, so here’s a list of ideas to market your work in fiscally smart ways:  Publish high quality content. People will respect content that’s written well and speaks to relevant issues in your industry, whether that’s your blog, web page content, etc. Create it yourself ...

  • The How of Using Promo Items at Trade Shows

    If you’re in the promotional industry, you already know that handing out promo items during trade shows is a smart idea. How you give them away is important, however, and while you may not have any more shows until 2017, here are some tips to maximize the effort! Try not to print the event name or date on the item. What if you don’t give away all of your inventory during the trade show? People won...

  • A Gift for Every Person in the Office

    You’d be hard pressed to find someone who doesn’t enjoy the holiday season, but what’s difficult to enjoy sometimes is office gift giving. It can be a downright challenging endeavor, considering the guesswork that goes into getting something appropriate but also meaningful. Fortunately, we can help. We’ve got some ideas for every person in your office — gifts that will make them feel appreciated b...

  • 6 Desk Must-Haves

    Many who work full-time spend nearly the same amount of time at their desk every week as at home (and even if it’s not equal, it’s still a lot). As a result, it’s important to put some effort into making our workspaces as happy and motivating as possible. Let’s take a look at six must-haves for your desk: Greenery. Who doesn’t love bringing a little of the outside in? Plants bring life to your de...

  • 5 Tips for Boosting Employee Morale

    Positive employee morale is a huge contributor of a great company culture, and a great company culture will both attract and retain quality employees who enjoy having fun but are also productive. So the question is: How do you ensure your employees are getting the morale boost they need? Try these tips and see how they affect the work environment: Say thank you. Whether you say it in person, in w...

  • Best Winter Vacation Spots

    We love the fall weather around here, and how can you not? It offers beautiful foliage, crunchy leaves, bonfires, and crisp air that’s just the right temperature. Unfortunately, it doesn’t take long for the weather to turn cold, especially in the Midwest and northern regions of the country — but before you get depressed about the cold weather, consider planning a winter vacation that you can look ...

  • Industry-Perfect Holiday Gifts

    A few weeks ago, we shared some holiday product ideas that we felt would spice up your gifts this year. This week, we want to share some additional ideas that are perfect for the industry you work in. Check out our extensive list! Financial/Insurance:Vintage Style Padfolio: Personalize this padfolio for your agents as a way to say thank you at the end of the year. On the inside, include a gift car...

  • Hand Sanitizer and Its Effectiveness

    We love our hand sanitizer, especially now that cold and flu season is here. Not only is it a great item for brand presence, but it’s also very convenient in places where soap and water aren’t an option — whether that’s on the road, at a trade show booth, etc. And because some of us very much depend on it when we’re in those situations, it’s important to consider how well hand sanitizers actually ...

  • 4 Ways to Thank Customers with Promo Items

    Saying thank you goes a long way when it comes to customer satisfaction, and the happier customers are when they work with you, the more loyal they’ll be. Using promotional items is a fabulous way to foster your client relationships and genuinely communicate how much you appreciate them. In addition, research suggests that focusing on current customers is more worthwhile than trying to acquire new...

Second Story Promotions, Inc.

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Generated 6 months ago

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  • Spice Up Your Holiday Gifts This Year

    Tired of the same old holiday gifts? Let us help you spice them up! Take a look at our picks below — one of them could be the new favorite gift your top clients or employees receive! ATOM Wireless Earbud Headset: No cord needed! The ATOM headset is one of the smallest wireless earbuds in the world. Offering fantastic sound quality, you can listen to your favorite music and receive phone calls with...

Second Story Promotions, Inc.

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Type: Blog Article

Generated 6 months ago

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  • Ready for Halloween?

    Halloween is just 42 days away! Be prepared by having promo ideas in your back pocket — not to mention Halloween products at the ready that recipients will love and want to keep.  Are you a dental or orthodontic office? Have a buy back candy program where patients bring in a certain amount of candy and, in exchange, you give them a power bank. It will encourage people to keep oral health a priorit...

Second Story Promotions, Inc.

Category: Content
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Generated 6 months ago

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  • 7 Fundraising Ideas

    With October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, it brings up the importance of fundraising for any great cause. But how to do it? That can be a challenging question to answer sometimes. Fortunately, here are some fantastic ideas provided by Youthworks — from pranks and events to creative asks and sales! Flocking. Choose a yard of someone you know and place two to three dozen plastic pink flamin...

Second Story Promotions, Inc.

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 7 months ago

Second Story Promotions, Inc.

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 7 months ago

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