Image Source’s Brian Haner makes PPB Best Bosses of 2015

“Brian may be the CEO and founder of our company but he never makes you feel as if he is anything more than a fellow co-worker,” says nominator Greta Dawson, account executive, “but he’s still an influential leader and supports his team by going out of his way to help each employee with whatever they need.” Haner’s nominators describe him … Read More

Hawkins Lettering: Our Supplier Of The Year 2014

Every year we evaluate the suppliers we work with and vote amongst our team to determine the Supplier of the Year. We evaluate overall customer service, sales reps, catalog layout, website usability, ease of ordering, problem resolution, product quality, delivery and overall value provided. This year we are happy to announce Hawkins Lettering our 2014 Supplier of the Year! The Bothell … Read More

Fore! Tips For Planning Your Corporate Golf Events

When in comes to golf, do you keep track of your handicap and have all the latest gear? Or are you not quite sure why there are so many clubs to choose from or why anyone could possibly need more than one golf ball? Either way, golf season is upon us and, with any luck, we can shed the rainy-day … Read More

What’s In Your Swag Bag?

Oscar season is upon us and the infamous swag bag has been thrust front and center. For those of us in the branded merchandise field, this year’s bag, worth $80,000, is the stuff of dreams. From spa systems and vacations to posh pet care and aerial lessons, this year’s bag is leaving last year’s paltry $45,000 value in the dust. Head … Read More

Congrats SanMar: Our Supplier Of The Year 2013

Having trusted, dependable supplier partners make all the difference in how we surprise and delight our clients. That’s why we annually review our supplier partners and evaluate overall customer service, sales reps, catalog layout, website usability, ease of ordering, problem resolution, product quality, delivery and overall value provided. Then we take a company-wide employee vote to determine our Supplier of the … Read More

On Trend: Radiant Orchid

Sweet Swag In Pantone’s Color Of The Year 2014 Each year Pantone combs the world looking for color influences. For more than a decade, Pantone’s Color of the Year has influenced product development in multiple industries including promotional products. “While the 2013 color of the year…Emerald, served as a symbol of growth, renewal and prosperity, Radiant Orchid reaches across the color … Read More

Ask Great Questions, Achieve Sales Success

How many times have you left a meeting wishing you had asked the tough questions that would set you up for success? Are you afraid to go down that road? You might be surprised to find out that your client will develop respect for your willingness to push the envelope. In this article in the Fall 2013 issue of Promowear magazine, Image Source President Tom … Read More

Your Q4 Secret ROI Weapon

Q4 is here, so it’s time to think about year-end gifts, thank-you items and how to get your 2013 promo dollars to stretch into 2014. The challenge: Get something into your target client’s home or office and have them look at it and use it everyday. Plus, you can only spend a couple of dollars at most, and you want … Read More