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OrderMyGear Hires Jaclyn Unruh as its Head of People

By Hayley Bell on 24 Oct 2019

OrderMyGear, the leading eCommerce platform for the team dealer and promotional product industries, today announced that Jaclyn Unruh has joined the company as its Head of People. Unruh will continue to build a growth-oriented, customer-centered environment across the organization of over 120 employees.

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OrderMyGear Promotes Dustin Downing to Vice President of Product and Marketing

By Hayley Bell on 17 Oct 2019

 


OrderMyGear, the industry-leader in group eCommerce, today announced that Dustin Downing has been appointed to Vice President of Product and Marketing. In this newly created role, Downing will be responsible for spearheading innovation of the platform, the enhancement of user experience, and developing the OrderMyGear product roadmap that will shape the future of the industry. Additionally, he will be responsible for building and refining the Marketing department within OrderMyGear.

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Security in eCommerce: Outdated Security Doesn’t Cut It Anymore

By Hayley Bell on 15 Oct 2019

 

What kinds of precautions do you take to protect your office or home? When thinking of the security of your business, the same kind of care (if not, more) should be taken for the online portion of your work. This is why OrderMyGear takes such care and time in not only creating an eCommerce platform that simplifies the day-to-day work of decorators, dealers, and distributors, but also ensures that every aspect of your eCommerce platform is secure, reliable, and scalable.

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The Biggest Takeaway: My Inner Critic

By Leslie Ayuko on 10 Oct 2019

The PPAI Women’s Leadership Conference 2019 was full of female empowerment.

The three-day event was full of tips on how to manage everything from your company to your heart. The encouragement that seeped through every session, while remaining educational, made each woman walk away with more assurance and confidence in her knowledge and value to the promotional product industry. 

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Meet OrderMyGear at ISS Fort Worth!

By Hayley Bell on 25 Sep 2019

Ever wanted to see the faces behind OMG? We’d love to meet you at the ISS Fort Worth show!

Check out the cutting-edge platform you’ve been hearing about for group orders. Customers come to us when they are facing lost revenue and time on group orders. OrderMyGear online stores take away the mountain of small checks, missed-deadlines, confusing reports, and complicated store building that make group orders frustrating.

Our team of online store experts will be at booth #208 to answer your questions about the platform and everything it has to empower your business decisions and ensure your success.

(Click here to get a sneak peak of one of the sample stores we’ll be showing at the booth!)

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Humboldt Strong: How online stores connect communities

By Hayley Bell on 24 Sep 2019

 

When the news of the bus crash first came to Mike & Shannon, they were in total shock. 

They spent the rest of the evening- late into the night- calling and texting friends and neighbors in the community, trying to gather information about everything that happened. What they found was that a bus carrying the Humboldt Broncos Junior Hockey team had been hit, causing the death of 16 people (including the head coach and 10 players) and injuring 13 more. These were people they knew and loved, and they quickly realized that this would rock their whole community- just a small town of about 6,000 people.

Waking up the next morning, Mike and Shannon decided they wanted to do something to help. Being the owners of Spotlight Sport & Corporate Wear Ltd., they knew they could do one thing really well- print shirts.

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Badass Women of Promo Podcast Features Leslie Ayuko of OrderMyGear

By Hayley Bell on 5 Sep 2019

 


After making an incredible impression at the PPAI Women's Leadership Conference earlier this year (see here), OrderMyGear’s own Leslie Ayuko was highlighted by Charity Gibson in the Badass Women of Promo Podcast.

Leslie Ayuko joined OrderMyGear earlier this year and is helping to shape our Account Management Team in the Promotional Products Industry. Initially, she was an elementary school music teacher, and after several years, went back to school to get her Masters in Nonprofit Administration and Development. Through receiving that degree, Leslie realized how much she loved business and developing business growth.

It was then that she took the bold jump into changing her career path from music teaching to business.

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How the 5 R’s Apply to Online Stores

By Leslie Ayuko on 20 Aug 2019

 

Working with PPD-specific accounts, I am often asked, “How can I make this online store successful for my client’s order?” It shows me that those in the Promotional Products industry really seek for success and want to do right by the clients they serve. Luckily, making an online store order successful for a client follows a similar pattern to the success of promotional product marketing that you may already be familiar with.

In 2016, PPAI Exclusive Research revealed the powerful impact that promotional products have in brand awareness, and how vital this kind of marketing approach is in today’s society. They measured these findings against the 5 R’s of promotional products as follows:

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OrderMyGear Celebrates 4th Year as an Inc. 5000 Company

By Hayley Bell on 14 Aug 2019

 

DALLAS, TEXAS - August 14, 2019 – Inc. magazine today revealed that OrderMyGear is an honoree on its annual Inc. 5000 list of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent small businesses. Microsoft, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn, Yelp, Zillow, and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees on the Inc. 5000.

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OrderMyGear’s Dave Dutch named one of the Top 50 SaaS CEOs

By OrderMyGear on 6 Aug 2019

 

 

DALLAS, Texas – August 6, 2019 — OrderMyGear, the leading eCommerce platform for custom group sales, today announced  Dave Dutch as a Top 50 SaaS CEO by The Software Report. 

Joining OrderMyGear at the beginning of the year, Dutch has already made an incredible impact to the organization by bringing his experience in growing SaaS companies along with his  humorous personality, larger-than-life vision of success, and of course, his cowbell. 

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