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Food is the Ultimate Ice Breaker

  Many distributors love to hit the streets. They thrive on networking, exhibiting at events, and giving presentations to small groups. They also know first-hand that food is the easiest ice-breaker in face-to-face exchanges with prospects. Case in point #1: A few summers ago, distributor Harry Parrish attended a regional trade show in Texas. At […]

Strut Your Stuff: How Self-Promotion Can Help You

What better way for you as a distributor to reach out to your clients than with a gift?  Just as their customers appreciate receiving something special, your clients are sure to appreciate your thoughtfulness. Self-promotion gifts are more than just a way to show appreciation to your clients; they’re also a great way to demonstrate the wide […]

Thinking Outside the Stock Item

Yikes! What an assignment! Creating a unique food gift package for employees in the food industry. That’s like being asked to design shoes for the shoemaker. It was December 2010, and Lynn Yarbrough of Gigmark Interactive Media/TPS3’s fourth year as a distributor. This was her first food gift project. Step one was easy. She presented […]

A Change of Attitude Leads to New Business

This fall, 11-year-old Bluewater Promotions in Gulfport, FL, made its first earnest effort to sell food gifts. It’s been only a few months but John Houser, one of the owners, reports that their efforts have already paid off. How did you get buyers to consider food gifts? “First, we changed our attitude and approach. We […]

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