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Where Did “Sock Sayings” Originate
April 19, 2016
Have you ever “knocked somebody’s socks off” or had somebody do it to you? Or, told an annoying person to “put a sock in it?” Have you ever wondered why we use the imagery of socks to express surprise or to tell somebody to shut up? ....
Trade Show Marketing Using Custom Socks
March 7, 2016
Using promotional products at trade shows and conferences can help start conversations with prospects. The right type of giveaway can even influence attendees to consider doing business with your company. ....
How to Coordinate Colorful Dress Socks with Your Attire
February 8, 2016
Dress socks with bright colors and patterns are in vogue in many professional settings. They can communicate to colleagues and business associates a sense of individuality, daringness and creativity. One of the advantages of ....
Using Socks as a Fundraising Item
December 21, 2015
Fundraising for nonprofit organizations, sports teams, and special events is never an easy task. Some of the traditional staples of fundraising—candy bars, raffles, pizza—may not always appeal to people who might otherwise donate. ....
How to Extend the Life of Your Socks
November 23, 2015
Laundering your socks using the manufacturer’s care instructions is the best way to ensure longevity. However, if you’ve lost or misplaced your care instructions, here are some suggestions for washing and caring for your socks. ....
Brands Add Custom Socks to Their Product Offerings
October 5, 2015
What if I told you there was a $5.6 billion industry that had experienced healthy sales growth over the last three years yet still had ample opportunity to connect with an underserved market segment? Interested? ....
People Have Fallen in Love with Socks…Again
September 7, 2015
Many cultural trends and icons never go away completely. They may take a hiatus lasting a decade, generation, or century, but ultimately, popular items and movements come back into vogue. For example ....
Promote your Startup with Custom Socks
August 24, 2015
You have a cool website, a blog with a growing list of followers, ample sales leads, and an eye-catching logo. It’s still early in the growth of your company, but business is good. It’s time to up your marketing and advertising efforts. ....
How Socks Shed Their Boring Image
August 10, 2015
Dismissing socks as a bad gift idea is so last century. People who still consider socks in this way fail to realize they have greatly evolved. We are no longer limited to six-packs of white tube socks or three-packs of navy blue dress socks bought at ....
Socks a Perfect Fit for the Tech Industry
July 27, 2015
Long before colorful socks emerged as a trendy fashion accessory for men, the geek/nerd subculture had already embraced them as a fashion staple. Nowhere is this more evident than in Silicon Valley, the mecca of the technology industry, where even ....
Colorful Dress Socks and the New Age of Individuality
July 11, 2015
When former President George W. Bush dedicated his presidential library in 2013, the most talked about part of the ceremony wasn’t the speeches or the rare gathering of five living commanders-in-chief. What received ....
Stop Your Woolens From Pilling
June 29, 2015
Wool is one of those wonder fibers. It has the ability to absorb high amounts of moisture and still feel dry, it can retain heat exceptionally well, and it’s naturally odor-resistant. While wool's pros earn it high praise, one of its few cons is something we've all dealt with–I’m talking ....
5 Easy Ways to Remove Fabric Pilling
June 1, 2015
Our clients sometimes ask us how to remove pilling from their favorite socks. After all, they were custom made for them and wanting to keep them looking good for as long as possible is a compliment to us. Pilling (often referred to it as fur balls, fuzz balls, or lint balls) ....