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A Case for White Space

I’ve talked before here about business cards and business card design — in particular, our feelings on expensive design trends & why we think they’re a waste of your money. But regardless of anything else you may do with your business card design — ink colors, horizontal versus vertical layout, fancy or not fancy finishes, […]

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30 Fun Facts About Jag

Our year-long 30th anniversary celebration continues today, with a look at “30 Fun Facts About Jag.” Enjoy! 1. The name “Jag” comes from founder Jeff’s initials: Jeffrey Alan Gundell. JAG! 2. Jeff’s granddaughter (and Sara’s niece) Jocelynn shares these initials. (Yes, on purpose.) 3. Many of Jag’s clients & vendors have seen Jeff and Sara […]

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The History of Jag

1986. Jeff and a partner started a business with the goal of selling primarily business forms. This is something Jeff had been doing for several years for another company, before deciding he could sell the same product, offer better customer service, and have more control over his career and how he spent his time, by […]

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30 Years of Jag

Happy new year, friends! 2016 promises to be a big year for Jag, and we’re really excited about some of the celebrations we have in store for the next twelve months. Why, you ask? Because 2016 marks 30 years in business. Jeff founded Jag in 1986, and at the time, never imagined what the future […]

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It’s time to order holiday gifts, holiday cards & year-end mailings!

The trick-or-treaters have come and gone. The leftover Halloween candy is tempting you. Starbucks has brought back the red holiday cups. The holiday season is upon us, friends. That means it’s now or never to get your orders in for holiday gifts, holiday greeting cards, and year-end mailings (the latter especially important for our nonprofit […]

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Hot Holiday Gift Ideas 2015

Some holiday gift ideas are ALWAYS in season, but this year has seen some hot trends popping up again and again — especially when it comes to beer, wine & spirits! While we invite you to check out our past tips for holiday promotions and peruse past holiday gift ideas here, (and here and also […]

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PPAI Expo 2015: A Whirlwind Recap

Last month, the entire Jag team — Sara, Jeff & T-Jag — flew down to Las Vegas for the 2015 PPAI Expo, the single largest trade show for the promotional products industry. During the week we were there, we took part in educational seminars, met with key vendors, and explored thousands of vendor booths covering […]

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Excellence in Family Business Awards

In case you haven’t heard the news, Jag was recently honored as a finalist in the 2014 Excellence in Family Business Awards (presented by OSU’s Austin Family Business Program) for the category of Family Harmony – Emerging Family Business. We were honored during an awards ceremony back in November, although the process for the awards […]

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The Truth About Paperless

As the green movement has taken hold across the country, many companies have devoted considerable resources to the “go paperless” idea to conserve our natural resources. While the concept is noble in theory, it is not necessarily altruistic, nor is it entirely accurate. Paper is actually a renewable and sustainable natural resource, because it is […]

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Plan Your Holiday Promotions Now (or Never)

Sure, you just sent the kids back to school — but it really is time to start planning and finalizing your holiday promotions. Promo Consultant Today has an excellent article on three ways to improve sales through your holiday promotional plans, and the article serves as a good reminder that you should be making and […]

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