Jason Nokes joins the Industry Insider Crew
And they talk email marketing in today's economy!
Dale Denham joins the Industry Insider crew
And the talk all things EXPO in 2022!
Jeremy Picker hangs out the with Insiders
And they have a chat about NFTs in Promo!
Melissa Newman joins the Insider Crew
And they talk all things Social Media!
Brandi Whitecotton joins the Insider Crew
And they talk all things logistics!
Michael Reisbaum joins the Insider Crew
And they talk about the New Promotions East Experience 2022 Show
Amanda Delaney joins the Insider Crew
And they talk about Mental Health in the Promo Industry
Joshua Pospisil joins the Insider Crew
And they discuss Retail brands in Promo and PINK Wednesdays!
Amelia Madl from PromoCorner joins the Insider Crew
And they talk everything trade shows for the future!
The Insider Crew flies solo
And the give us all the nerdy news we need to know about!
Tim Andrews joins the Insider Crew
And they talk all about the Promotional Products Industry!
Danny Rosin joins the Insider Crew
And they talk BandTogether!
David Shultz joins the Insider Crew
And they talk about Sleep In For Good from Promo Cares!
Dustin Wicks joins the Insider Crew
And they talk about PPEF!
Charity joins the Insider Crew Live
From the show floor at the ASI Chicago Show!
Benjamin Taylor joins the Insider Crew
And talks Sourcing and Supply Chain Future!
The Insider Crew is joined by their significant others
And they talk about living with a traveling promo rep!
The Insider Crew has Chris Ruvo join in
And they talk about Global Supply Chain and Logistics!
The Insider Crew is joined by Jessica Gibbons Rauch
And they talk about the upcoming Women's Leadership Conference.
The Insider Crew is joined by Meghan Pyecha
And they talk stock shortages and production times with limited workers!
David Geiger joins the Insider Crew
And they talk managing risk for Distributors!
Andrew Langsam from DAS joins the Insider Crew
And they talk about Building Partnerships one Impression at a time!
Glencora Twig from Fairware joins the Insider Crew
And they talk Sustainability - a Trend or Staple?
Andy Cohen from ASI joins the Insider Crew
And they talk about In-Person shows coming back!
Jill Albers joins the Insider Crew
And they discuss Influencer Marketing + Promo!
Javier Melendez joins the Insider Crew
And they talk about the Hybrid selling environment - Online/In-Person
Brian Young from The Dunstan Group joins the Crew
And they talk about podcasting and Promo!
Dan Pigott joins the Crew
And they talk about making big moves when needed!
Kirby Hasseman joins the Insider Crew today
And about the Content journey!
Kevin Walsh joins the Insider Crew today
And they talk about how showrooms can be virtual!
Sara Webb joins the Industry Insider Crew today
And they talk about thinking outside the box!
RJ Messenger joins the Crew
And they talk about working hard and the pay off!
Tim and Michelle Hill join the Crew
And talk about Coffee and Clubhouse!
Alina Rubinshteyn joins the Insider Crew
And they talk about stepping up your Sales Skills!
Brittany David from SnugZ joins the Crew
They talk about her role at PPAI, Snugz, and leading Woman of Promo!
Chris Hannah and Cole The Deaf Dog join the Insider Crew
Talk about Cole and the Power of Promo!
Dana Zezzo joins to the Crew on Industry Insider
And talks about Virtual Events!
Marc Vitulli joins the Crew to talk Marketing
And how it has helped the promo industry get through lock-downs!
The Crew celebrates 100th Episode!!!
Brings on Bill Petrie to talk about the journey highlights!
Dale Denham from Geiger joins the Crew
Tech in the Promo industry and Dale's Online 18 list
Johanna Gottlieb joins to the Crew to talk Promo Kitchen
And the awesome Mixer at Direct-2-U Expo!
Ellen Tucker from PPAI joins the crew
To talk about what PPAI Expo Direct-2-You will look like!
Nik Mirich from Headwear USA joins the Crew
Covid effect on the Industry and the Future!
Amelia Madl joins the crew to play some Jeopardy
And wish host Stephen a Happy Birthday!
Mandi Rudd joins the crew to talk dealing with Restrictions
And Play some Fun Holiday Themed Games!
Roni Wright joins the crew to talk Yoga
And to get in some simple stress relief stretches!
Mary Ellen Harden joins the crew to talk all Greeting Cards
And how much your customers appreciate a card from you!
The Crew Talks About Things They are Thankful For
And How Much They are Thankful for You!
Brian Porter talks about PPEF
And how the Educational Foundation is helping kids of Promo!
Mark Graham from commonsku
Stops by to have a chat with the crew!
Michele Bell joins the crew to talk Politics
And it's relationship to the Promo Industry!
Dana Geiger from PPAI joins the crew
And talks about Virtual LDW and Regionals!
Jason Nokes visits the crew to talk PromoPulse
And how it is the place for Promo News!
Jessica L. Gibbons Rauch talks about Trends
And how the Promo Industry can use them to stay On Brand!
Tom Clouser from BelPromo talks BelPromo History
And the steps the company is making for the future!
John Peddy talks about all the Promo Industry numbers
And how much has changed...and stayed the same!
Bryony Zasman from Zoom Catalog talks about Digital Catalogs
And what the future looks like for Promo Catalogs!!!
Jason Lucash talks about Building HPG
And how to start an awesome Promo food company!
Jon Norris talks about PromoStandards
And how it makes the PO process faster!
Dan Nevins tells his incredible story
And shares the Business and Life lessons he learned from it!
Harold Wood talks with the crew about Regional Associations
And find out what soda he prefers, Coke or Pepsi!
Paul Bellantone talks Trade Shows
And how PPAI is planning for EXPO!
Rener Gracie talks about how Quick Flip started
And how partnering with S&S Activewear works!
Kalie Herron joins the crew and talks Promo!
And what it's like to be a multi-line rep during COVID.
CJ Schmidt talks about selling hard goods
And selling them during a hard time.
Tim Walls from Insomnia Cookies
How he left Promo...but not really...
Brandon Pecharich on PromoShow!
And Themed Shows future!
Roger Burnett on PromoCares
And how the promo industry is giving back!
Taylor Borst on SPARK for the nextGEN!
And how having a place to meet creates a voice!
Tony Limetti from Ariel Premium
How to go to market post Covid!
Charity Gibson with Peerless Umbrella!
Talking about all things Promo Kitchen!
Rich Patterson with Patterson Brands
and the Canadian perspective of the Promo Industry!
Nick Lateur spotlights people in Promo!
And how they are thinking outside the Box!
John Cudahy on Producing PPE!
And how to remain relevant during this bizarre time!
Cliff Quicksell talks Direct Mail
And using it to push your marketing forward!
Megan Spire from Bella+Canvas
Pivoting a Business to PPE
Transitioning Your Business During the Pandemic
With Special Guest, Jeremy Picker!
Doing Good During the Pandemic
With special guest, Danny Rosin!
What Graduating Classes Have Lost Due to COVID-19
How we can make this time special for them.
All the Good Being Done in Promo
And a few laughs along the way
Special Edition - Part 1: COVID-19 & Impact on Distributors
How the coronavirus is changing the promotional landscape.
Special Edition - Part 1: COVID-19 & Impact on Suppliers
How the coronavirus is changing the promotional landscape.
When to Fire a Client
Fire a client isn't easy, but sometimes it's necessary.
The ins and outs of Showrooms.
The Retail Revolution
Is promo catching up to retail, or is it the other way around?
Where is the fine line between giving back and giving too much?
Multi-Line Reps
What makes a good - or bad - multi-line rep?
The Coronavirus Impact
How should the promotional products industry prepare for a possible pandemic?
PPAI Expo Recap
Live From PPAI Expo
Time Management
How best to manage a busy work schedule.
Supply Chain
The ins and outs of Supply Chain Management.
The keys to great goalsetting.
Mergers & Acquisitions
The wide effects of industry mergers and acquisitions.
Best and Worst of 2019 Promo
Election Year And Promo
Take advantage of election year hype.
Turning A Company Into A Brand
Developing how customers see your culture.
PPAI Pyramid Awards
What is the real meaning and value behind the PPAI Pyramid Awards?
Holiday Party Do's and Don't's
You don't want to be "that guy/gal" at your next holiday party - trust us on that!
What's the Best Way to Trade Show?
It's almost trade show season - are you prepared to get the most out of your investment?
The NFL and Promo
How does the No Fun League handle promotional products?
Veterans and Promo
The importance of American veterans as it relates to promo.
The Importance of Company Culture
What is it and how is the RIGHT one built?
Philanthropy: Whose Responsibility Is It?
Is it the distributor, supplier, or client?
Which is Better - ESP or SAGE?
One has to be better than the other, right?
Leadership Development Workshop (LDW)
What is it and why is it important?
Self Promotions - Do We Reap What We Sow?
Are self promos worth the effort?
Industry Buying Groups
Will everyone eventually be part of a buying group?
Solving the Riddle of Service Providers
And their value to the promotional products industry.
Why should we care?
How do you determine them? Who sets them? And more!
New Products!
Why are new products launched when they aren't available for months?
Out of Pocket Expense
Do you have a corporate credit card or get reimbursed?
Fads in Promo
What products do you see as a fad versus a trend in the promo industry?
PPAI's NALC & ASI's Power Summit
Are these events good for the industry?
The Latest Nike Controversy
Is all PR good PR?
Spark- The Recap!
Takeaways from Spark from an attendee, presenter, and outside observers!
How do you deal with work when traveling?
Travel tips!
What is this conference all about?
What are they?
Regional Associations
Are they important?
Holiday Seasonal Sales
Are they effective to the promo industry?
Nexus and Online Sales
How are these laws affecting promotional products businesses?
The Agency vs. Non-Agency Model
Can they both exist?
Expo East
What's your thoughts on this show?
Why is our industry resistant to change?
Do we need to embrace changes faster?
Do you sell to controversial industries?
If you're not, are you missing out?
Free Shipping!
Is there a free shipping epidemic?
Promotional Products Work! Week and L.E.A.D.
Are they important?
Collaboration & Communication With Your Competition
Does this help or hurt your business?
The Future of Trade Shows
The importance to suppliers, distributors and the industry.
Industry Education
Are the classes, certifications and webinars beneficial to you and the industry?
Made in the USA
Is it important and why?
Rush Jobs
Real or are we doing this to ourselves?
Printed Catalogs
Do they matter?
Going Direct- suppliers vs distributors.
Tariff Talk
Tackling those conversations with all the unknowns.
Why do suppliers fund this industry?
Should distributors pay for more?