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Bad Inventory, Production Delays Are Slowing Down Promos

Jul 15

We don't like to be the bearers of bad news, so we'd like to share some info that can help you avoid just that as you're planning for this quarter's events. First, the good stuff... Happily the p...

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How To Elevate the Fundraising Bar for Your Next Golf Tournament

Jun 23

Golf's annual charitable impact is $3.9 Billion, mostly from regular golfers playing in 143,000 events. The average event has 80 players and raises $5,000. We'd like to teach you how to raise at least...

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Promos & Rising Costs

Jun 16

We're mid-way through June and seeing ever more notices from our supplier partners that they just can't avoid increasing pricing any longer. Unfortunately, the status of the current national and globa...

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Why Your Brand Should Be Buying Slim Can Huggers

Mar 10

What if we told you we know a cost-effective way to keep your brand at everyone’s fingertips regularly for the better part of the year? In spring and summer (aka, MOST of the year), Gulf C...

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Don't Underestimate the Power of Employee Appreciation

Feb 12

National Employee Appreciation Day--a day dedicated for employers to express their gratitude and goodwill for employees--falls on Friday, March 5th in 2021. We’ve done a little digging and lear...

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Why Your Brand Should Take a Cue from Budweiser

Feb 01

Ahh, Super Bowl ads. Love them, hate them, love to hate on them… they are undeniably part of the Big Game appeal that draws so many together. Alas, the Super Bowl advertising landscape just w...

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2021 Top Trends Include Eco-Friendly Promos, Personal Safety, Luxury Gifts

Jan 18

It's our favorite time of year at East Beach Specialties... New Product release! Last week we had the pleasure of (virtually) attending the promotional product industry's largest annual show. This is...

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How to Select the Best Mask for Your Brand

Jul 31, 2020

Looking for a reusable mask solution for your brand? We've got you covered. Consider these questions, and you'll be on the road to selecting the perfect mask for your needs, no matter how niche. ...

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We Never Knew We'd Know So Much About Masks

Jul 30, 2020

If you'd walked into our office at East Beach Specialties in January of this year and asked to order face masks with your logo on them, we would have done some digging and likely offered you one of th...

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Thanks, COVID (No Really!): Selfie Lights are the IT Promo for 2020

Jul 16, 2020

Ever noticed that some people's selfie-facing social media posts and stories are way better looking than others? Now that we’ve all become experts in video conferencing, have you noticed the ...

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PPE Dominates Promo Industry Searches in June

Jul 15, 2020

Demand in the promotional products industry in the U.S. has undergone a dramatic shift this year in response to the COVID19 pandemic. In looking at the terms searched across the industry’s #1...

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Eco Face Masks Provide Unprecedented Protection

Jul 14, 2020

Yesterday, the Governor of Mississippi enacted a mask mandate in 13 Mississippi counties, including two of our three Coastal Mississippi counties. Now that masks are mandatory in public places in th...

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Cutting Edge Face Masks

Jun 24, 2020

STAY SAFE. STAY ACTIVE. Our trusted supplier, Stormtech, is offering a complete protective face cover program, including some cutting-edge advancements. Choose the mask that's right for your ...

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Reusable Eco-friendly Face Mask with a Full-Color Transfer

May 27, 2020

With the explosion of PPE and face masks in the promotional products industry, we knew it wouldn't be long before we were able to make a great offer on an eco-friendly. Today, we're here to do just ...

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May 2020: What's New in Bags & Apparel Now?

May 18, 2020

For what's new in apparel, bags, and accessories right now, look to our latest New Arrivals catalog. This book showcases more than 60 business-building styles including extensive bag collections fr...

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Case Study: Social Distancing in Restaurants, Cafeterias, and Conference Rooms

May 11, 2020

Here's a great idea for SOCIAL DISTANCING we just have to share, (especially with Restaurants reopened now in Mississippi and more businesses sure to follow). Rather than a restaurant shoving unoccup...

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Inside Look: Screen Printing on Masks

May 08, 2020

Ever wonder how exactly that screen printed Tee (or mask!) gets its decoration? Look no further than right here for an inside peek at the process... Now you can get your brand, logo, or inspi...

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Talk About a Pivot: BELLA+CANVAS Steps Up to the Face Covering Plate

May 01, 2020

BELLA+CANVAS has been a favorite around here with our staff and our customers alike. They offer great quality products in fantastic colors and styles. We didn't know we could love them more... until w...

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Case Study: Happy to Hang Around

Apr 27, 2020

Description: Standard Door Hangers Industry: Automotive What it was purchased for: A collision center wanted to increase the number of customer satisfaction survey responses and boost online appoint...

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Promo Industry Steps Up Amidst COVID-19 Crisis

Apr 14, 2020

We feel lucky to work with some wonderful suppliers in the best of times -- people who bring astounding creativity, innovation, and focus to the table and help us create perfect solutions for our clie...

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30 Quotes That Will Motivate You to Succeed

Apr 14, 2020

We all want to succeed in business and in life, but sometimes we could use an extra boost of motivation. Some of the most successful people we have ever known have failed many times before succeeding....

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Case Study: Raise Your Glass!

Apr 06, 2020

Objective A local brewery wanted an eye-catching promotional item to place on tables that would boost their alcohol sales and highlight their weekly specials while encouraging enrollment for their ta...

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Business Solutions for COVID-19

Apr 01, 2020

The way we do business has changed rapidly and radically in the last few weeks. We are all adapting to the new, if temporary, normal--even as conditions continue to change. The pace of these necessa...

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Case Study: Jot It Down

Mar 30, 2020

Description: Mini Flip Pad Jotter Industry: Financial What it was purchased for: An investment firm wanted to promote their new financial blog to their existing customers with a memorable branded it...

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Here Are Our Votes For The Best Political Promotional Product Staples

Mar 23, 2020

Whether you are right or left, red or blue, or somewhere in the middle, if you’re in need of political promotional product staples, we've got some great candidates for you! Yard Signs ...

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