Free Tools to Promote Your School Supply Sale

Based on our annual customer survey, successful schools tell us that they use at least 7 different ways to promote their school supply sale with parents. Now is the time to start planning what you will use this year. We encourage you to try one new tool this year.

Your EPI representative can help you come up with a plan and review the free tools we offer.

EPI Provided Tools for FREE

  • Order Forms / Flyers*
  • Posters
  • Yard Signs
  • Sample Pack
  • Custom Digital Images*
  • Overview Video for Parents
  • Presale Flyer*
  • EPI sent email to parents 

*Bilingual versions available.

Other Ways to Promote Your Sale

  • School Email or eNewsletter
  • School Website
  • Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram & TikTok
  • Printed School Newsletter
  • Event at School
  • Message on School Marquee
  • Morning or Afternoon Announcements
  • Automated Calls to Parents
  • Recording on Your School’s Voicemail System
  • Reminder Stickers

See below for details on all the tools EPI provides for free. If you have any questions, reach out to your EPI representative. 


Flyers / Order Forms

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Customized flyers / order forms for you to print on our full-color shells.

If possible send printed ones home at the start of your sale, and a week or two later. 

Digital version also available to send to parents electronically.


Sample Pack

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Display a pack in the front office and at all your events parents attend.

Be sure to have the flyers / order forms next to it so parents know how to buy.


Posters & Yard Signs


Get attention of parents in the carpool line and around campus with these signs.

Even if school is closed, put the yard signs out by the road for those driving by to see.


Presale Flyer


Download and update this digital flyer and add your sale information.

Use before your sale officially begins to let parents know it is coming.

Presale Flyer (English) (Spanish)


Custom Digital Images

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Email, websites, social media and other digital communication are a must for a successful program. Use these custom images multiple times in various places throughout your sale.

Click here for more images you can download and use throughout your school supply sale.


Emails Sent by EPI


For all your parents that purchased online from EPI last year, we can send them emails to reminder them about your sale. These emails include your school name and deadlines.

If this is your first year with EPI, send us your email list and we'll send these emails to parents as a reminder.

Click here for details on how it works.

Click here to see the emails we'll send to parents.



Program Overview Videos

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We've created two videos you can share with parents either via email, on social media, or your website. They are less than 1-minute and encourages parents to buy online. Either share the YouTube link or download and post.

Parent Video #1 or Click Here to Download

Parent Video #2 or Click Here to Download