Yearly Archive:: 2011

The Real Magnitude Of Walmart

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How much do you know about Walmart? We certainly didn’t know enough…that is until now! Very few know what a leviathan this largest retailer in the world really is. Check out some of the stats that blow your mind away: If we were to mark Walmart’s revenue as national

A New Genre Of Loan To Save Your Business!

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A new genre of lending and borrowing has come as a messiah for several entrepreneurs and business start-ups everywhere. It is called P2P or peer-to-peer lending, where the borrower takes a loan from an individual rather than a lending institution. This is fast becoming a preferred mode of borrowing

Is Your Sales Team Losing The Battle To Your Well-Informed Customer?

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Customer satisfaction is no longer a lazy day by the poolside for business owners. Today the customer’s expectations are high. He is no longer just waltzing into your store because he simply felt like it. Instead he has done thorough research about what he is spending his precious bucks

Tradeshows In New York – November 2011

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“…I’m going to the very heart of it!…New York…New York!” Yes, it’s the hub of everything American, everything business—New York! The city is a host to the largest and most prominent tradeshows in the U.S. If you want maximum national and global outreach for your business, here is a

Upcoming Tradeshows In California – November 2011

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Starting this October, Promo Direct will keep bringing updates to you about the most prominent tradeshows in your state. With these updates you can now plan where you want to showcase your product or service. You can plan the event, get promotional products planned out, the booth décor, and

How Are Promotional Products Imprinted? Part Two

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Embroidery—The logo is embroidered on the article and this is useful particularly for promotional products such as t-shirts, promotional sweatshirts, caps, and bags. To reproduce the logo or image on the substrate, a card is required. The rates for embroidery depend upon the stabbing number as well as the

How Are Promotional Products Imprinted? Part One

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Your corporate gifts have to be imprinted in a certain way. Which method is used depends upon which product you have chosen, the type of logo you mean to have on it, and also the substrate or printing surface. Silkscreen printing—The technique uses a woven mesh to which the

The Wisdom Of Warren Buffett—Real Life Lessons From A Real Business Guru

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One of the most successful investors in the world, business magnate, third richest person in the world, “Oracle of Omaha” –is that all there is to the great legend? No! There is the great philanthropist to him as well. His wisdom not only covers the realm of business and

Have You Really Thought Out Your Promotional Campaign?

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While you know how to chart your course to success in the promotional industry, and what milestones to achieve along the way, have you also considered the pitfalls? For every way there is of getting it right, there are several ways it can go wrong as well! Businesses must

First Impressions DO Count For Your Website

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No, we are not talking about the adornments and embellishments on your landing pages! It’s not a Van Gogh visual marvel that your customers seek when they come to your website. That helps, but only as far as the thrill ride at Disney World might last (probably much shorter)!