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How to Increase Employee Retention with Appreciation Gifts

For businesses to be successful, you need to hire and retain the right set of people for a long time. To retain them, you can send employees appreciation gifts showing how grateful you are for their efforts towards the organization. 

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Lizzie Stratton Design

Employee Spotlight: Lizzie Stratton Design

A series dedicated to meeting the minds behind Sock Club’s incredible custom socks. We want you to meet one of our incredibly talented designers, Lizzie Stratton!

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Why Custom Socks are Perfect Holiday Appreciation Gifts

One of the best holiday gifts for board members, gifts for executives, or employees gifts is custom logo socks. Branded socks are gender and size-inclusive and ship easily. Here's why they make great gifts for employees and clients!

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Sock Club New Hire Taylor Pinkin Junior Account Manager

Welcome Sock Club's Newest Hire, Taylor!

Our team continues to grow! Learn more about our new hire, Taylor Pinkin, and her transition from working in product sourcing for a distributor to being a Junior Account Manager on Sock Club's Sales team.

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Holiday Sock Idea for Company Gifts

It’s that time of year again to start thinking about corporate gifts for your company. As an HR professional, you can benefit from getting employees company gifts during the holidays because it shows how much they are appreciated, increases employee engagement, and in the long term can help increase retention. 

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Drew Hund Development

Employee Spotlight: Drew Hund Development

A series dedicated to meeting the minds behind Sock Club’s best-selling custom socks. We want you to meet one of our incredibly intelligent Developers, Drew Hund!

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Our new custom sock design builder tool is here

New Feature Release: 3D DIY Sock Design Builder

Use this new tool in combination with our custom sock design team, instead of our design team, as an additional design to your order - really however you want.

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Why Companies are Sourcing Swag from USA Sock Manufacturers

Businesses made and born in the USA have a story because they represent an American identity. In this article, we will discuss everything you need to know about swag and the reason why companies are sourcing swag from USA manufacturers.

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Promote Your Company Culture with Custom Socks

One of the best ways to promote your company culture is through company “swag” or gifts like branded socks. Strong company culture can help increase team member loyalty, retention, and productivity. Here’s how custom logo socks can help!

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Sock Club's Evolution from a Subscription Service to a Custom Sock Manufacturer

The Evolution of Custom Sock Design

While Sock Club’s legacy began with its subscription service in 2012, we quickly found our footing in the promotional and custom product space in 2014.

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Design Your Own Custom Sports Socks with Sock Club

Custom sports socks are utilized visually unify your team, appear more professional, or even sell to fans. In this article, we walk you through the different kinds of custom team socks that Sock Club offers and how to design them.

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Why Choose Made in USA Custom Sock Manufacturers

When choosing custom-made socks manufacturers there are many benefits to choosing one that offers Made-in USA options. Sock Club custom logo socks are made in North Carolina which helps us create the highest quality custom socks with some of the fastest lead times in the industry, at just 5 days.

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Employee Spotlight Nick Briscoe Sales

Employee Spotlight: Nick Briscoe Sales

A series dedicated to meeting the minds behind Sock Club’s best selling custom socks. We want you to meet one of our incredible Sales reps, Nick Briscoe!

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7 Unexpected Ways to Use Custom Wholesale Socks

A pair of custom branded socks can be one of the best things to give as a gift. Not only are these custom socks in bulk affordable, but they are also unique and can be used for any occasion. 

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The Best Custom Branded Socks for Business

Businesses are choosing to use custom logo socks for several reasons. We’ll dive into why custom pairs of socks are a perfect item for businesses and can create a lasting effect on potential clients and customers, as well as the best custom socks.

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5 Tips for Hosting a High Converting Virtual Webinar

It’s not enough to simply host a webinar. If resources and time are going into hosting a webinar, the webinar needs to convert. Below are five tips for virtual event planning that I have put together based on my personal experience that have helped Sock Club host successful webinars.

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Employee Spotlight: Alex Methvin Marketing

A series dedicated to meeting the minds behind Sock Club’s best-selling custom socks. We want you to meet one of our incredible Marketing team members, Alex Methvin!

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What's the Difference Between Traditional and Sports Socks?

The right pair of custom sports socks can help prevent friction, blisters, and bacterial infections. It’s important than when you’re looking to buy athletic socks for your sports team that you’re aware of what to look for. In this article, we will discuss the major differences between your athletic socks and traditional socks. 

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How to Enhance Company Culture with Merchandise Branding

To maintain productivity and employee satisfaction, employers need to focus on employee appreciation and growing their company culture. There are several ways to enhance your company culture using merchandise branding, specifically using branded socks.

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How to Find the Best Custom Sock Manufacturer

Looking to get into the custom sock game? No matter what custom sock you’re looking for, it’s important to pick a sock manufacturer that is able to meet your needs. We’ll cover how to best pick a sock manufacturer that is right for you.

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Employee Spotlight: Blakeley Gaudina Sales

A series dedicated to meeting the minds behind Sock Club’s best-selling custom socks. We want you to meet one of our incredible Sales reps, Blakeley Gaudina!

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How to Customize Football Socks for Your Team

It’s almost football season! This means it’s time to start ordering your team’s uniforms and even fan swag for your merch store. Curious about how to design your own football socks? Here are three different options that Sock Club offers for sock designs. 

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Emma Hein at Sock Club trade show booth at ASI Chicago 2022

ASI Chicago 2022: My First Time At A Trade Show

My name is Emma and I am a Marketing Coordinator here at Sock Club. I recently got back from my first trade show at ASI Chicago 2022. It feels so good to be back at in-person events! Sock Club is grateful to have attended ASI Chicago in previous years, but I wanted to give you the inside scoop from a first time attendee. 

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Why Your Team Needs Custom Baseball Socks

Whether you are in a professional league or you are playing in a community match, baseball is fun at all levels and a cohesive team uniform can affect your team’s spirit, performance, and excitement. However, trying to find a team uniform that looks good on everyone and is the right size can be difficult. This is why you need a one-size-fits-most option that is designed to look good on everyone. This is where custom baseball socks come in. 

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Why Your Team Needs Custom Soccer Socks

Custom soccer socks can help build team spirit, ignite excitement, and increase team performance. The 3 things you should look out for when evaluating the perfect custom team sock include material, design, and turnaround times.

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Employee Spotlight: Sarah Schultz Operations

A series dedicated to meeting the minds behind Sock Club’s best-selling custom socks. We want you to meet one of our spectacular Operations team members, Sarah Schultz!

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Top 5 Reasons Sock Club Makes the Best Custom Dress Socks

Dress socks have been worn for centuries, used as a fashion accessory to complement a person's outfit. Now, you can have completely custom dress socks, utilized as a fun promotional product! Custom logo socks are taking over the world by storm, especially with the introduction of customized sock companies like Sock Club.

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Why Are Custom Socks are Trending Promotional Products?

Choosing the right promotional products or promotion gifts for your large business or start-up is essential to help reach and make a lasting impact on your target audience, that's why so many people turn to Sock Club custom logo socks!

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How to Make Your Trade Show Booth a Success

Trade shows are a great way to get your brand in front of a large number of potential customers. But if you're not planning properly, your trade show exhibiting can turn into a huge waste of time and money. There are many ways to make sure that doesn't happen—and that means you'll want to follow these tips and trade show booth ideas for planning an engaging booth for your next trade show event:

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Employee Spotlight: Lee Van Pelt Operations

A series dedicated to meeting the minds behind Sock Club’s custom socks. We want you to meet one of our incredible Operations team members, Lee Van Pelt!

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How to Create a Successful Event Marketing Strategy

Sock Club attends over 20 trade shows per year so we know a thing or two about event marketing. In fact, most of our business comes from forming partnerships with our clients face to face at promotional product events. We are continuously adding events to our roster, improving our return, and even hired an events manager in 2022. The key to our success has not only been trial and error, but we’ve also learned how to master event marketing. 

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How to Design Custom Socks Online

If you are looking to make custom logo socks, you’ll be pleasantly surprised to find out that there are well known processes in order to create custom socks online! The process starts with the custom sock design- this is where you will be able to customize socks with logo, colors, art and styles of your choice.

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Best Trade Show Giveaways of 2022

There are 3 important things to consider when evaluating trade show giveaway ideas. Portability, practicality, and branding. This list covers our top 5 favorite event giveaways!

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4 Reasons Branded Socks and Promo Socks are Trending

When custom branded socks and promotional socks hit the market they quickly became a trendy promotional product that stood out! As brands, companies, and businesses are always looking for the latest and greatest ideas for company swag, conference giveaways, employee gifts, etc - custom logo socks climbed the list fast!

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Giving Back to the Community: How TOOF Is Impacting Lives and Why Socks Make a Difference

Learn more about Sock Club's giveback program to help local Austin organizations in need. Featuring one of our incredible philanthropy partners, TOOF.

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The Best Custom Socks We've Found

From corporate custom socks with logos to event promotional socks, to branded socks as merchandise, we’ve created and seen some of the coolest and craziest custom sock designs as sock manufacturers!

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Everything You Need to Know to Make Custom Socks with Logos

Many brands and companies know custom socks are a unique way to excite people, whether as promotional socks or company swag so we put together everything you need to design the perfect custom logo socks and place a bulk order!

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Employee Spotlight: Hanna King Design

A series dedicated to meeting the minds behind Sock Club’s incredible custom socks. We want you to meet one of our incredibly talented designers, Hanna King!

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4 Ways to Put Your Logo on Socks

For those looking for a unique and stylish way to get your logo shown off- then you need to know about custom logo socks! Custom socks will make your logo visible and can be customized to show-off the unique look and feel of your brand!

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How Much Yarn Does One Pair of Custom Socks Use, on Average?

Curious about the ins and outs of sock manufacturing? Did you know that depending on if they’re ankle socks, crew socks, or knee-high socks, on average, they take 200 yards of yarn! Click here to learn more!

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3 Easy Ways to Design the Best Custom Logo Socks

Are you trying to figure out how to put a logo on socks? Here are three easy ways we recommend as a professional custom sock company!

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Employee Spotlight: Michael Hintz Operations

A series dedicated to meeting the minds behind Sock Club’s incredible custom socks. We want you to meet one of our ambitious Operations team members, Michael Hintz!

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How Are Custom Socks Made?

Ever wondered how custom socks are made? This is how we make our socks at our mills in North Carolina and where the future of sock manufacturing is headed.

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Employee Spotlight: Maureen Jennings Sock Designer

A series dedicated to meeting the minds behind Sock Club’s incredible custom socks. Starting off, we want y’all to meet one of our talented and creative sock designers, Maureen Jennings!

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Why Are Promotional Tools Important for Business?

Promotional tools are utilized to help businesses grow. They can help with increasing brand awareness, sales, and customer loyalty. Are you choosing the right promotional products for your goals? Click here to learn more.

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How Do I Decide Which Length of Custom Socks Are the Best?

The length of your socks can affect your appearance/overall look in a variety of ways. In this article, we will explore the various use cases for different sock lengths.

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Why Do Companies Give Out Swag at Events?

Here is an easy guide to what swag is, how to incorporate it into your marketing strategy, and giveaway recommendations to help your brand stand out!

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Blue banner welcoming Austin Van Vark to Sock Club's Development team.

Welcome Sock Club's Newest Hire, Austin!

Our team continues to grow! Learn more about our new hire, Austin Van Vark, and his transition from a previous Product Manager role to being a Product Manager on Sock Club's Development team.

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Sock Club's flyer showcasing our newest hire to the Marketing team, Mallory Haines

Welcome Sock Club's Newest Hire, Mallory!

Our team continues to grow! Learn more about our new hire, Mallory Haines, and her transition from Event Marketing and Account Manager positions to Field Marketing Specialist on Sock Club's Marketing team.

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Can branded swag maximize the ROI in your marketing budget? My solutions to this problem? Lasers, non-dairy creamer, and Legos.

Make the Most of Your Marketing Budget with Branded Swag

Can branded swag maximize the ROI in your marketing budget? My solutions to this problem? Lasers, non-dairy creamer, and Legos.

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Sock Club's flyer showcasing our newest hire to the Customer Service team, David Harper.

Welcome Sock Club's Newest Hire, David!

Our team continues to grow! Learn more about our new hire, David Harper, and his transition from Administrative Support for Universities to Office Manager on Sock Club's Customer Service team.

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Custom Socks with Company Logos Can Promote Outside and Inspire Within

You can leverage custom socks in various ways to advertise your company logo and brand.

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Welcome Sock Club's Newest Hire, Sarah!

Our team continues to grow! Learn more about our new hire, Sarah Valenzuela, and her transition from professional photography and photo editing to designing hundreds of new socks on Sock Club's marvelous Design team.

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Welcome our newest Sock Club hire, Casey Cantrell, who will be joining our Development team.

Welcome Sock Club's Newest Hire, Casey!

Our team continues to grow! Learn more about our new hire, Casey Cantrell, and his transition from the music industry as a Recording Engineer to the promotional products industry as a Software Engineer on Sock Club's spectacular Development team.

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ASI Chicago 2021 Trends and Takeaways

Linear helps streamline software projects, sprints, tasks, and bug tracking. Here’s how to get started.

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Welcome our newest Sock Club hire, Michelle Twite, who will be joining our Design team.

Welcome Sock Club's Newest Hire, Michelle!

Our team continues to grow! Learn more about our new hire, Michelle Twite, and her transition from designing leather accessories to designing hundreds of new socks on Sock Club's incredible Design team.

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Custom socks shipping and fulfillment

Kitting, Dropshipping, and Fulfillment: A Step-By-Step Guide

Simplifying the process for individual fulfillment in the promotional product industry.

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Welcome our newest Sock Club hire, Caleb Smith, who will be joining our Customer Success team.

Welcome Sock Club's Newest Hire, Caleb!

Our team is growing! Learn more about our newest hire, Caleb Smith, and his transition from restaurant manager to Sock Club's Customer Success team.

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Five unexpected ways to use custom socks

Five Unexpected Ways To Use Custom Socks

Custom socks are unique and fun gifts for so many occasions. Here are five unexpected ways to spread custom sock love. 

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Why custom socks make the best volunteer gifts

Why Custom Socks Make the Best Volunteer Gifts

Finding the right volunteer gifts can be rough. Here's why you should give custom socks out to your next round of fearless volunteers. 

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Christmas in July Webinar - Q4 Planning

Hi, everybody. Welcome to the Christmas in July webinar from Sock Club. Thank you so much for voting in the poll. I think we can all use a little bit of Holly Jolly right now.

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How to Use Swag to Enhance Company Culture

More than 16 million American workers have made the transition to working remotely since the COVID-19 outbreak became widespread in March 2020.

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How to make a virtual event a success

2020 was on track to being the best year yet for most businesses. Buyer confidence was high, and the proven methods of sales and marketing were working. However, the COVID-19 pandemic brought that to a screeching halt. Buyer confidence plummeted, and most companies are in survival mode.

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Sock Club Donations

Sock Club Donations

Our Sock Club donations are geared toward helping amazing organizations get socks to those most in need. See how you can help donate today!

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