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5 Reasons To Put Your Logo on Face Mask Coverings

A custom bandana or custom neck gaiter for your organization or event is a no-brainer. Why? Well, prop your feet up then check out 5 reasons your logo should get a chance to shine on a personalized gaiter. We might toss in a bonus reason at the end…

  1. Promotional t-shirts are so 1995. Unless you’re wearing a Nirvana t-shirt, no one will remember what kind of shirt you had on at a 5K race. The last t-shirt that garnered real attention had to be the yellow smiley face one made by Forrest Gump. And all it was good for was wiping mud off his grill. A freshly designed Hoo-rag would have protected Forrest from the mud in the first place. Would it have saved Bubba? We can only speculate.
  2. Save their skin. You can be a hero to your employees, team, or running group by protecting them from UV rays. Sure, it’s funny when Uncle Junebug looks like a lobster after falling asleep on the boat in July. But the sun causes real damage – wrinkles are just the tip of the iceberg. Your logo on a custom neck gaiter can prevent that problem with 30-UPF protection. The Uncle Junebugs of the world need all the face help they can get so one day they may luck up and trick someone into marrying them.
  3. Affordability. A custom neck gaiter order won’t put a hurting on your budget like other promotional items – hoodies, sweatshirts, or caps. We’ve seen hoodies that cost as much as a Labradoodle – and not nearly as soft. And sweatshirts can be as costly as a set of used snow skis. Ironically, you can only use both items part of the year. Caps are one-dimensional, while our comfortable custom gaiter masks can convert into a headband, beanie, pirate rag, etc.
  4. Our free design help is available. Not everyone is an artist. It’s OK to let Bob in accounting down easy about his limited design skills. Your logo or company name deserves a true artist to make your design pop on a personalized face mask. If you need to console Bob, we can hook him up with one of our friendly customer service peeps for therapy.
  5. Adaptation. Would we be shocked to see t-shirts, stickers, and promotional pens go extinct in the next couple years? No! These items are still customizable, but their freshness has faded and their uses are limited. Shirts are 99 cents a bag at Goodwill. Stickers have a messy reputation for causing 8 out of 13 backing up accidents due to extreme usage on back glasses. But an SPF neck gaiter adapts to the elements and is here to stay.

Those are 5 solid reasons to put your logo or design on a lightweight custom neck gaiter. But we promised a bonus reason. Here you go… 

“The point of marketing is to stand out… not fit in.” At least that’s what the great Don Draper once said while fishing with his custom pirate neck gaiter on.☺ A Hoo-rag stands out. That’s the point of giving your people a custom piece of apparel, right? So folks notice.

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Hoo-rags and the Cool Kids

We should consider hiring some kids to help design our face masks and bandanas. After all, who do you trust to pick out cool clothes? Dad, who paid good money for that regrettable Nickelback hoodie. Or your child who has been setting fashion trends since pre-school?

It’s a no-brainer right! If not for youngsters, the whole world would be one boring line of cookie-cutter suits and uniforms. Left to us adults, we’d still be listening to Elvis while doing the jitterbug too. Please, no hate-mail from you Elvis fans.

Then Came Full Face Bandanas

The pandemic threw a monkey wrench in… well, everything. Not to mention kid fashion. Moms throughout the land had trouble getting little Johnnys and Jennys to slip on a full face bandana or other face cover. The Dollar Tree was no place to shop for 4th-graders looking to impress the ladies or stay out of Mean Girls’ insult range.

Kids want to look cool and that’s a trend that will never end. Luckily Hoo-rag had a jump on face cover bandana styles. Since 2012, we’ve heard from lots of moms about designs that would make kiddos eager to wear face masks for outdoor activities, sun protection, and fighting off frozen faces.

Adding a splash of cool to any apparel makes it easy to convince young folks to give it a try. No need for trickery – save that for getting chores accomplished. Just ask a certain Hoo-rag team member about that – looking at you Kayla!

Don’t Annoy the Child

Let’s say you succeed in getting a stubborn child (youngest one, right?) to wear a full face bandana because someone cool designed it. Even then you have to deal with a rowdy child saying the face cover is uncomfortable… aka “I hate this thing.” That won’t work, but don’t worry.

Hoo-rag’s focus has always been on comfort. Making cool face and head apparel is in our DNA. But we know that wouldn’t matter without comfort. No one would wear a full face bandana if:

  • It’s too tight.
  • Gets all sweaty.
  • Makes it difficult to breathe.

A child gaiter mask must be light, comfortable, breathable, and wick away moisture. Those little whipper-snappers move around a lot. And you can’t have your toddler being the stinky kid!

Kids at Heart

Luckily for us, we have designers who are creative kids at heart. They craft amazing designs, making it easy to get kids on board with our children’s bandana mask line-up. The team has created over 20 different fun designs and color options. Not sure when those guys sleep.

Wondering about sizing? Our kids full face bandanas are about 17.5” long x 8.5” wide. Yes, they are made for boys and girls – and provide 30+ UPF protection from Mama Nature.

Now, brace yourself. Your child will attempt to wear their fresh Hoo-rag in several different manners. Mainly a face mask, but prepare for conversions to a neck gaiter, beanie, do-rag, and the dreaded pirate rag. No need to try and stop them. Our bandanas are better because they are meant to modify for all those uses and more.

Plus, you know how kids are. If you stand in their way, it’ll only encourage them to invent 23 more ways to wear their new face bandana. As a side-note, do encourage the hubby to burn that hoodie.

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Dangerous Big Head Myths

This is serious folks. Lots of grown men are getting left out of outdoor adventure. The reason? Their giant domes are getting in the way! Can a face mask fix that issue? We’ll get to that, but first let’s look at why these particular guys are missing out on the fun:

  • Friends fear fishing injuries will occur when casting anywhere near a globe-sized head.
  • Skiing groups can’t risk an avalanche by taking Big Head Ted on the slopes.
  • And some of the guys can’t afford the 8 tubes of sunscreen it takes to protect their super-sized skull. And the other risk, we’ll get there…

While the situation does sound pretty dire, there’s hope for these fellas with colossal craniums. At Hoo-rag, we are making sure no one gets left out of outdoor activities – regardless of head size.

XL Sun Protection

Need proof? The sunscreen problem is over now that we have extra-large full-face bandanas. These XL Hoo-rags are made from the same awesome material as our originals but are approximately 19” long x 10.5” wide. Available in over 25 designs, they’re rated to 30 UPF (similar to SPF but for apparel).

So no more excuses gentlemen – hit the lake and cover up a bit. Your head will be grateful for the lightweight sun shield. Trust us, your future self doesn’t want to deal with sun damage from your youth.

Slope Safe

What kind of skittish friends do you have if they are terrified of your heavyweight head causing an avalanche? Maybe they’ve watched one too many foreign films detailing ski disasters. While we are not mountain stability experts, we just make insanely cool face masks, we feel the slopes are safe for big heads.

That doesn’t mean trying out tricks you saw on X Games your first time out there, Ted. Ease into it – just in case. You don’t want any trouble. We know you’ll get blamed for any mishap on a mountainside. If something does go wrong you can disguise yourself with your extra-large full-face bandana.

Fishing Face Mask

First off, the reports of emergency room visits by giant-headed fishermen have been greatly exaggerated. Rumors probably started by that average-headed Kevin VanDam. Now, if you’ve got a reckless fishing buddy slinging buzzbaits like a maniac, a treble hook to the face is possible. But most fishing tandems watch out for each other. Well, 86% of them – that’s not bad!
To ease your mind about asking your bucket-headed buddy along for some bass fishing, just make sure he’s highly visible. We have plenty of extra-large face gaiters that stand out so you don’t set a hook on a pal’s record-setting forehead.

Wrap Up

Have we done the big-headed population a great service with this article? Clearly.

Men all over the country will be headed, no pun intended, out for adventure with their crew. No stigma about herculean heads holding them back. It does our hearts good to know we did our part to get more fellas off the couch, hitting some lakes and trails, or just camping out with his people.
Oh, we can’t leave without mentioning that other risk. Many Big Head Teds have nearly been choked out with traditional gaiters and bandanas made for gen pop craniums. That problem has been eradicated too with our loose-fitting gaiter. You’ll finally feel modern comfort once you slide an extra-large Hoo-rag face mask on that gorgeous gigantic head of yours.

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Why You Need Hoo-Rags Face Masks If You Work in Food Service

As it became apparent that cases of COVID-19 were continuing to spread, states began taking drastic measures.  Quarantines were put in place throughout the country. Shops and restaurants were forced to close their doors or only offer pick up and take out services.  Now that restrictions are being lifted, businesses are trying to recover. Face masks are an important part of getting past the pandemic.

Face Masks are Key

People are eager to get back to some sort of normalcy in their daily lives. For many, that means a chance to finally go back to their favorite restaurants. While some restaurants were able to offer take-out, a meal always seems to taste better when you can dine in. Foodservice professionals are eager to get back to work, especially those whose income comes mostly from tips. The question on everyone’s mind, however, is what safety precautions do we need to take? The keys to preventing the spread of COVID-19 are thought to be sanitation, social distancing, and wearing face masks.

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has published a press release urging Americans to wear masks for the prevention of COVID-19. The article refers to scientific studies that have proven that wearing a cloth mask can reduce the transmission of the virus. The research also shows that American adults are becoming more receptive to wearing masks in public.

FDA Guidelines

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has published guidelines for people in food-related industries.

  • Cloth face masks slow the spread of the virus and provide protection from unknowingly spreading the disease for people who are asymptomatic
  • Launder face masks after each use
  • Masks must cover the nose and below the chin and should fit snuggly but comfortably around the face
  • Masks should allow for breathing without restriction

Hoo-rag Bandanas as Face Masks

If you are looking for a stylish and comfortable alternative to the face masks that loop behind the ears, Hoo-rags has a variety of seamless bandanas. Our bandanas can be worn as face masks for those in the foodservice industry.  We have a number of bulk options, mystery packs, and build-your-own packs. 

One of the advantages of choosing Hoo-rag bandanas are their versatility.  When you aren’t in close contact with customers, you can easily slip your mask down to your neck.  With your mask around your neck, it’s out of the way, yet it’s easy and quick to pull it back up for proper coverage instead of having to keep a mask in your pocket or apron.  The bandana style mask also avoids the issue of irritation around the ears that can be caused by other styles of masks.  

Pick a Mask You Like

While there are some people who still disagree that wearing masks is a necessity, many of those employed in restaurants and bars may not have a choice.  Restaurant owners and managers need to recover from the lost sales of the past few months. To do that, they have to ensure the public that precautionary measures are being taken. It’s not easily apparent if a restaurant has been properly sanitized.  However, one of the first things customers do notice is if the employees are wearing masks.  

Whether you are wearing a mask because you choose to or because you have to, it’s important to pick a mask that you will enjoy wearing.  Hoo-rags are so comfortable, you’ll want to continue wearing yours as a face and hair covering even after we no longer have to worry about COVID-19 and wearing masks in public.  Our bandanas are extremely versatile can also be worn as a stylish headband, beanie, or ponytail holder.

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How to Get Your Kids to Wear Masks in School to Prevent COVID-19

School Closings

Earlier this year, as it became apparent that COVID-19 was not going away, schools around the country began closing as states implemented quarantine restrictions. At first, many thought they’d be able to re-open their doors within weeks. However, the virus continued to spread, and children finished out the school year at home. While it may have been fun to have the extra family time, many parents are eager to get their kids back to school this fall. Children need the social interaction that schools provide, and they need the structure of a classroom setting. But getting back to normal shouldn’t come at the risk of your child’s health, which is why face masks are so important.

Staying Safe in School

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has published Considerations for Schools, which is a list of ways that schools can help to keep children safe. 

  • Stay home when appropriate
  • Wear cloth face coverings
  • Practice proper hand hygiene and respiratory etiquette
  • Provide adequate sanitation supplies, including hand sanitizer and soap
  • Post signs reminding people to practice safe social distancing and other everyday habits to prevent the spread of germs
  • Make announcements about how to reduce the spread of COVID-19

The Importance of Masks

A top safety precaution recommended by the CDC is “wear cloth face coverings.” Even the World Health Organization has published advice on using face masks to contribute to the prevention of the pandemic. Multiple studies have shown that wearing masks can prevent the transmission of COVID-19 and slow down the spread of the virus. Wearing a face mask can help protect yourself and potentially others if you have the virus and are asymptomatic. 

Children and Masks

While it has been tough to convince some adults to wear masks when they are in public, convincing your children can be even more challenging. Before you expect your child to wear a mask, you should explain to them why it is necessary in terms that they can understand. Children look to adults to set an example, especially when it comes to safety, so the first step is to make sure you are wearing your mask. 

Young children may need extra support as they head to school, where everyone has their face covered by a mask. They rely on familiar faces and facial expressions to help them feel safe. It’s important to make sure children are given time at home to practice wearing their masks and seeing others wearing masks.

How to Wear a Face Mask

One of the most important parts in preventing the spread of COVID-19 is to make sure that you and your children are wearing your masks correctly. A face mask offers the most protection when it completely covers your mouth and nose. It should also fit snugly around your face. Be sure to wash your hands before putting your mask on and taking it off. And of course, make sure you can breathe through your mask. Teaching children how to properly wear their masks is key to ensuring their protection and safety.

Make It Fun

Hoo-rag offers fun designs for both boys and girls

One of the best ways to get children excited about wearing a face mask is to let them pick out their own masks. Hoo-rags has a variety of kid-sized bandanas that come in fun patterns and designs and are specially made to fit their smaller heads. Allowing them to choose their own masks gives them a sense of ownership and control over the situation. It also allows them to express their personal sense of style while providing them protection. Bandanas are a great mask option because of their versatility. When not needed, they can be worn around the neck, as a beanie, as a headband, and even as a ponytail holder.

Stock Up Now

As schools around the country prepare to open with precautions this fall, it’s important that parents give their children the tools they need to maximize their safety. As you are stocking up on school supplies like pencils and paper, don’t forget the hand sanitizer. And don’t forget to stock up on Hoo-rag bandanas for the entire family and maybe even a few for your favorite teachers.

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Covid-19 Response (Updated 5/22/20)

Thank you for taking some time to read our updates here.

We have moved several staff around to new departments in an effort to handle all of the incoming orders as fast as we can. We are back to normal business hours for processing orders (Monday – Friday from 9am-4pm). We are trying to ship same day, but please give us up to 48 business hours for your item to leave our warehouse. We’d rather surprise you and get it out earlier, than promise and not deliver.

Please see our frequently asked questions below so you know what’s going on before your order, or check here to learn more about where we are regarding unfulfilled orders.

“I’m with [Business Name] and I need [Quantity Product].”
We hear you. Our Bulk Bandanas page is still being updated daily with the latest inventory we have in stock and can ship out. Unlike other companies, we are only taking orders on product we know we can ship out to you so you’re not left hanging.

I need a large amount of bulk bandanas quickly, can you help?
Yes. Please see our Bulk Bandanas or our Corporate Orders page. Need something different? You can fill out this form to get put on our list and we’ll reach out to you soon.

When will my product ship?
We are back to normal business hours for processing orders (Monday – Friday from 9am-4pm). We are trying to ship same day, but please give us up to 48 business hours for your item to leave our warehouse. We’d rather surprise you and get it out earlier, than promise and not deliver.

I placed and order and need to cancel.
Send an email to orders@hoorag.com and we will get to it asap!

Can I change my order?
Not at this time. Anything you are attempting to swap out might be out of stock before we get to your order, and then we’re reaching out to try and change your order again. This also causes problems in our inventory which further complicates keeping track of product to make sure the numbers are correct on our website. We can cancel the order you don’t want and you can place the new order, OR if you’re looking to add to your order just place a second order for what you want. We will do our best to locate orders going to the same address and combine them into one package.

When will [fill in the blank] be back in stock?
We are starting to slowly get our inventory back online. For updates on specific items you can follow us on social media (@hoo_rag) or sign up for updates on the specific product page you’re interested in. You’ll get a notice when it comes back online.

Are you still filling custom (or wholesale/direct to store) orders?
Yes! We are opening up custom and wholesale/direct to store orders once more. You can either contact your existing bandana master or get started by reaching out to use here for custom work. For wholesale/direct to store, email us at retail@hoorag.com.

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7 Ways To Use Dry Bags

Most fans of the outdoors have used or at least heard of dry bags. The concept is simple: protect your gear by placing it in a bag that protects it from the elements. And while dry bags often do a great job doing just that, they have even more uses you may not have thought of.

Here, we list 7 great uses for dry bags

1. Storing Electronics

When thinking of things we don’t want to get wet, electronics are usually at the top of the list. It only makes sense that phones, cables, cameras, and laptops are stored in a dry bag. The bags also double in purpose to provide protection from sand, dirt, or dust.

But even when there’s no chance of your electronics getting wet, dry bags can keep your bag organized and your cables separated. The thick and sturdy material of most dry bags means that stray cables and plugs shouldn’t pierce through the bag.

2. Keeping Clothes Dry

Clothes and sleeping bags may be your second top priority when thinking of things to keep dry. However, this is particularly important in cold environments or near snow. The cloth of clothing or sleeping bags can’t insulate your body heat as well if it’s wet.

Dry bags can keep your clothes dry, but they can also keep you warm by ensuring that you’ll have dry clothing to change into later.

3. Holding Water

The same material that makes dry bags so successful at keeping liquids out makes them ideal for keeping liquids in. If you find yourself in need of a bucket, water bottle, or another container that won’t leak as you carry it, a dry bag may be the way to go.

4. Workout Tool

If you find yourself far from a gym, a dry bag filled with water is a perfect substitute for a kettlebell. The benefit of using a dry bag over a rock or other object is that you can more accurately measure the weight. A 10-liter dry bag should weigh about 22 pounds.

5. Travel Pillow

Dry bags can hold air almost as well as they can hold or keep our liquids. This makes them a good substitute for many inflatable objects, one of which is a travel pillow.

All you have to do is make sure the bag has some air in it before sealing. It doesn’t need to be all the full, or it will be more like a beach ball than a comfortable pillow. Keep in mind that your head will displace some of the air as you put pressure on it.

6. Bear Bag

Because dry bags are waterproof and air-tight, they’re usually scent-proof as well. This makes them ideal for storing food without attracting animals and has the added bonus of keeping your food from getting soggy or dirty. As with any bear bag, remember to hang it properly in case a bear is attracted.

7. Emergency Flotation Device

Most dry bags have some sort of disclaimer against using them as a flotation device. However, in a pinch, a quality dry bag is better than nothing. Most dry bags are designed to float, so filling with one air should make it buoyant enough for a few minutes of relief as you swim to safety. A dry bag can even be inflated and work as a flotation device while your other gear is inside, though you may want to stay away from anything heavy.

Pack It Up

Dry bags are an incredibly versatile piece of gear for anyone spending time in water, snow, or sand. Really, they can be useful in any situation in a variety of ways. Available in different colors and sizes, it’s easy to find a dry bag that fits your needs.

Have you thought of a use for dry bags that we don’t list above? We’d love to hear it!

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13 Things Kids Learn On A Camping Trip

Bringing your kids on a camping trip can seem daunting, and it clearly isn’t for everyone. But kids that do go on camping trips can learn valuable life lessons that are applicable far from the bonfires and trail mix. 

Here, we present 13 lessons that kids can learn on a camping trip.

1. Be Prepared

Anyone who’s been camping knows that a trip can turn miserable quickly if you aren’t prepared. Allowing kids to help prepare and pack food, sleeping bags, tents, sun protection, and other necessities ⁠— or suffer the consequences if something is forgotten ⁠⁠— can be a great crash course in thinking ahead.

2. Nature Is Enough

A camping trip is a perfect opportunity to teach kids basic safety and survival tips. This can have a long-lasting impact, as kids will be prepared and able to live off the land and be self-sufficient in finding what they need.

3. Adults Have Some Cool Stories To Tell

For many kids, the slower pace of camping can give them the time to really listen to the adults around them. Whether it’s a dad telling his son about the fishing trips he took with his dad or an aunt reciting a spooky campfire story, kids can learn the value (and fun) of listening to adults.

4. It’s Okay To Ask For Help

Some parts of camping can be difficult. Whether it’s chopping wood or pitching a tent, kids will learn that it’s okay to ask for help.

5. Teamwork Is Necessary

Not only is it okay to ask for help, but often it’s necessary. Camping trips can be a great example of how much easier things can be when everyone works together.

6. Leave Every Place Cleaner Than You Found It

The Boy Scout Rule doesn’t only apply to boy scouts. Learning to leave the campsite cleaner than they found it can help condition kids’ brains to leave other places cleaner than they found them. If we’re lucky, this extends to their homes!

7. The World Goes Further Than The End Of Your Nose

Kids aren’t always known for being observant or even aware of the world around them. Disconnecting from electronics and schedules for a camping trip can give kids the opportunity to really see the world around them and recognize their place in it.

8. Silence Isn’t Scary

A camping trip can be a great time for kids to learn to listen ⁠— not to parents or teachers, but to silence. Teaching kids early how to respect and appreciate silence can be hugely beneficial.

9. Be Flexible

Sometimes things don’t go the way we plan, and that’s okay! Camping trips can allow kids to see us adapt and adjust to problems with our plans, teaching them to do the same.

10. Look Before You Jump

Whether it’s checking for snakes before picking up firewood or looking for rocks before pitching a tent, camping requires a lot of thinking ahead. Kids may learn this from watching you or figure it out the hard way.

11. You Can Create Cool Things

Camping trips are full of opportunities to create ⁠— building the perfect s’more or crafting the perfect campfire allows kids to feel and practice the power of creating new things.

12. Don’t Take Anything For Granted

It only takes one meal where you couldn’t get a fire started to really appreciate the resources available to you every day, and kids can come to that same realization.

13. Learning Can Be Fun

Often, kids are stuck in a classroom so often that they forget how much fun it can be to learn new things. Camping trips are a great opportunity to revive that sense of wonder, whether it’s identifying tracks near your campsite or seeing how fast it takes a hotdog to burn.

Take Them, Teach Them

Take your kids camping and see what they learn. Because sometimes, it is all fun and games ⁠— but that doesn’t mean it isn’t valuable.

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3 Easy Ways To Stand Out On The Slopes

Winter is here! We’re sure we aren’t the only ones looking forward to hitting the slopes during time off. Skiing, snowboarding, and other winter sports take skill, passion, and time. But with so many people looking forward to those same snowy slopes, how can we stand out?

Here, we describe three ways to stand out from the crowd when you’re caught in the winter holiday crowd: ability, attire, and attitude.

Ability

Everyone can tell when there’s a professional on the slopes. They’re fast, they’re confident, and they’re able to do all sorts of tricks! Ability is one way to make yourself known amongst all the snowboarders and skiers. 

Of course, it isn’t always easy to be the best. Most professionals have put a lot of time, energy, and even money into learning and conditioning themselves to do well. While some athletic ability comes naturally, no one gets good without falling down a few times. 

Most great athletes are also surrounded by a support system that encourages them to stick with what they’re doing and always improve themselves.

On the flip side, the really poor ability can also make you stand out. If you’re tumbling down a mountainside while others slide gracefully by, you’re certainly standing apart from the crowd. We don’t recommend standing out in this way, though ⁠— not having enough mastery of a skill or your equipment can be dangerous to both yourself and others.

Attire

You can also stick out on the slopes visually based on what you wear.

Are you out for longer than everyone else because of your warm, waterproof clothes? Do you look like a brightly⁠-colored blur as you fly by? 

Clothes can make or break your visibility, and in sports that require a lot of layers for warmth, you have a ton of opportunities to dress uniquely to stand apart from the crowd. Whether you’re staying warm in a balaclava or looking cool in a fleece facemask, you can search for custom or unique gear that shows off your personality and keeps you comfortable. This kind of attire could also help you stand out in photos, meet new friends, and feel more confident as you’re showered with compliments for your good planning or good taste. Your other gear can also help you stand out: not just what you’re wearing, but what you’re using.

Attitude

While what you can do and what you can wear can help you stand out on the slopes, you can also stand out by how you make others feel. 

Cheesy or not, everybody loves encouragement and compliments. And no one likes someone who puts others down. If you stay kind and cheerful with those around you, you’ll be remembered for your positive attitude within the snow sports community.

Of course, not everyone is comfortable complimenting strangers. But your attitude can also be noteworthy for nonverbal acts. Do you help up the beginner when they wipe out? Smile at the lift operators? Move to one end of the table in the lodge when there aren’t enough seats to go around? Run after someone to return the mitten they left behind?

All of these simple acts of service contribute to the snow sports community being one that looks out for its members and encourages participation. And if you lead the charge, you’ll stand out as a bright point in many people’s days.

Standing Out And Stepping Up

The slopes can be crowded when everyone is excited about snow and sports, but that doesn’t mean you can’t stand out. Your athletic skill (or lack thereof), the clothes you wear, and how you treat others can all mark you as a unique member of the skiing or snowboarding community.

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Great Dermatology Promotional Items

7 Great Dermatology Promotional Items That Increase New Patient Registrations

The quest for new patients seems like a never-ending battle. For some dermatology clinics, they might have more patients than they can handle because they don’t have too much competition.

For other clinics, it might be a constant struggle to find and persuade someone to become a patient.

Often, clinics will use promotions.

Give discounts on services.

Offer a free session.

All good strategies. However, the challenge is often in the follow-up. How do you stay top of mind when most people are being bombarded by advertising 24 (sometimes 25… ) hours of the day? How do you break through their highly-developed mental barrier for ignoring most advertising?

People Forget Unless You Stay In Front Of Them

Sending out a promotional flyer in the mail can get you some leads. If you’ve got a great campaign, you’re sure to make some money off of this promotion. 

However, because we live in such a hectic world, chances are most people won’t remember you based on a single promotion.

Online ads (especially on social media channels) often get glazed over because people are searching for something specific and don’t want to be distracted by advertisements.

“Junk Mail” often finds its way into the trash because the average adult receives 5-10 pieces of junk mail per day! Most Americans sort their mail over the trash can…

It’s no wonder many clinics struggle to consistently find new patients.

If you can provide them with a value upfront, chances are they will start to trust you and be willing to swipe their credit card at your clinic.

One of the keys to great marketing is remaining in front of your prospects. They see your ads every day, or they read helpful articles from you every week. The problem is that it can become quite expensive…

However, this doesn’t always have to be the case.

Promotional products for the healthcare industry have become a cost-effective way to stay in front of potential patients.

Top 7 Promotional Items For Dermatology Clinics That Won’t Be Thrown In The Trash

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