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The Value of Long-Term Supplier Partnerships

Anyone responsible for coordinating projects and campaigns appreciates the value of a team they can trust. Keeping every aspect moving on time and in the right direction can be a challenge, even when all collaborators are in-house. So when a project manager needs to outsource some or all of the work, relying on the wrong... Read More

February 14th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on The Value of Long-Term Supplier Partnerships

Socializing on Social Media

Last semester, I took a sports promotion and fan engagement class that focused on how professional sports teams can leverage social media to engage their fans. The majority of the topics that we covered can be applied to any organization’s use of social media. Whether it is a few posts or a full-blown campaign, the... Read More

February 12th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Socializing on Social Media

Use Athletic Apparel to Get in the Game

Everyone is starting to think spring! And that means getting outside and enjoying the warmer temperatures. It is the perfect time of year to look into marketing your brand via promotional athletic apparel. But with the vast array of choices, how do you decide the best promotional item options for your company and for your... Read More

February 11th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Use Athletic Apparel to Get in the Game

What Promotional Products Are Trending in 2019?

The most effective promotional products are new and exciting items that resonate with your end users. Understanding what is trending for the New Year is a great place to start! Proforma spoke with two of our MVPLPs, Gemline and SanMar, about some promotional product trends that are expected to make a splash in 2019. Color... Read More

February 7th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on What Promotional Products Are Trending in 2019?

What Promotional Products Are Trending in 2019?

The most effective promotional products are new and exciting items that resonate with your end users. Understanding what is trending for the New Year is a great place to start! Proforma spoke with two of our MVPLPs, Gemline and SanMar, about some promotional product trends that are expected to make a splash in 2019. Color... Read More

February 7th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on What Promotional Products Are Trending in 2019?

What’s Your Excuse?

In sales, one of the biggest challenges in converting a prospect to a customer or a customer to a client is getting more “face time” to continuously explain our value proposition. This is where most sales folks fail. Most sales folks, even seasoned professionals, don’t appreciate the importance of creating “excuses” to get back in... Read More

February 6th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on What’s Your Excuse?

Get Your Priorities Straight

Did your mom/dad ever tell you when you were growing up to “Get your priorities straight”? Well my mom definitely did. I was the rebellious teenager who wanted to do everything with her friends, out of the house, away from her parents and for my mom to never ask questions. (Wishful thinking on my part.)... Read More

February 5th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Get Your Priorities Straight

Celebrate the Sweet & Savory with Gourmet Gifts

Gourmet Gifts For All! At Proforma, we celebrate the sweet and savory with our very own staff potlucks, cooking competitions, the occasional catered “working” luncheons and more. With all of our taste-testing experience, we recommend you kick your gourmet gifts up a notch from fruit baskets or cookie platters and add a special touch to your next networking event or... Read More

January 31st, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Celebrate the Sweet & Savory with Gourmet Gifts

Design Trends that are Building into 2019

At the beginning of every year, thousands of articles appear about the upcoming design trends destined to boom into our existence. Anything from fashion, technology, architecture, graphics and more, we’re pumped with what’s supposed to be our near future experiences. Some of these expected trends appear while others never seem to take flight, no matter... Read More

January 31st, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Design Trends that are Building into 2019

How to Have Effective Communication at Work

Whenever I join a team, I always ask my boss what their preferred method of communication is. Do they prefer emails so they can respond when they have time? Do they prefer calls so their email isn’t bogged down? Or are they part of the few individuals that don’t mind people popping in and out... Read More

January 29th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on How to Have Effective Communication at Work

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