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Have You Sent Your Entry Yet For The Promo Direct Selfie Contest?

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Selfies have come a long way since American Robert Cornelius took the first one way back in 1839. Today, people go to innovative heights to create selfies that stand out. You’ve probably taken several selfies as well. Why not participate in Promo Direct’s unique Selfie Contest that revolves around

This World No Tobacco Day, Spread Awareness with Giveaways

World Tobacco Day, which falls on May 31st, is one of the eight official public health campaigns marked by WHO. Every year, federal government and private organizations come up with several anti-smoking campaigns to draw global attention towards the health hazards of smoking. In the US alone, each year,

Let This Easter Be Special For Your Customers And Employees

Easter Sunday is just around the corner! Have you thought about using this special occasion to highlight your brand? People often associate cheery and fun memories with Easter. By choosing Easter to highlight your brand, you will be able to draw quality goodwill to your business. Here is an

Remembering Philip Seymour Hoffman

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Philip Seymour Hoffman, the popular American actor, Director and Academy Award winner was a genius who could step into any character’s shoes quite effortlessly. In the past two decades, the stocky star gained a reputation for doing roles that required a lot dedication and preparation. Sadly, his career and

The History behind St. Patrick’s Day and its significance in the United States

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St. Patrick’s Day falls on March 17 every year and is observed in remembrance of Ireland’s revered patron’s saint. There is a bit of entertaining history behind St. Patrick’s life. As a teenager, he was kidnapped from his home in Britain and taken as a slave to Ireland. He

March 8, 2013: Celebrating Women’s Day

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International Women’s Day is observed on March 8 to celebrate the role played by women in society. This special day gives us the opportunity to appreciate women not just from America but across the world. Whether its women from the past or present, they deserve to be valued for

A Tribute: Remembering Aaron Swartz

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A lot has been written about Aaron Swartz– Reddit co-founder and child prodigy extraordinaire – who was found dead in his Brooklyn apartment on January 11, 2012. He hanged himself weeks before he was about to stand trial. His crime? – Unauthorized downloading of articles from a digital library

Interview with Dave Sarro, CEO, Promo Direct

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Dave Sarro is a successful entrepreneur and plays a key role in the promotional industry. As CEO of Promo Direct, he drives the company’s mission to provide quality and cost-effective promotional products to firms across the U.S.A. In this free-wheeling interview with Andrew H., Dave talks about his company

2012 – A Retrospective Through Google Zeitgeist

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With the year 2012 firmly behind us, we look forward to the New Year with hope and zeal. But what are the highs and lows experienced by people from across the world in 2012? The best way to find out is to explore the 2012 Zeitgeist list, which features

InterBrand report declares the top 100 global brands in 2010

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Brands galore! When we have 1.5 million non profit organizations registered world wide, we seriously think they should carve their niche by making their presence felt in the appropriate way. Interbrand helps the non-profit foundations create and manage their brand value. This entire initiative is done on a partially