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April 30, 2012
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In this episode of The Joe Show, Managing Editor Joe Haley shows off some new products and shares creative promotional ideas for each one. Looking for a low-tech product perfect for high-tech campaigns? Interested in pitching a new item to companies targeting younger demographics? Check out the video.
Click here to watch this new-products episode of The Joe Show.
Hairy Situation The Pitch: Today is National Honesty Day and I'm not gonna lie, this is one ridiculous product. And yet, I can totally see the bar and party scene eating this up. The BeerStache from BeerStache (asi/39394) is a fun printable mustache that clips onto a beer bottle, so with every sip, you have a mustache. For pricing and to check it out, click here: http://www.beerstache.com/. The Bottom Line: Clip and sip.
Pull Up a Chair The Pitch: Anyone who's ever sat in the bleachers knows they are not one bit comfy. So here's the perfect product for sports teams and marching bands. Item SYSS-822 from Golden Lion International (asi/57657) is a stadium seat/cushion with a back and pockets. It folds up and has a carry handle, so you can easily cart it with you anywhere. Pricing starts at:24; $15. Please take a look: http://goldenlionusa.com/. The Bottom Line: Take one for the team.
Let It Fly The Pitch: Here's a cool twist on your usual car flag.Quinn Flags (asi/80228) offers the brand-new car windsock. They are made in the USA from durable polyester and also made to withstand highway speeds. Item #CFW-2297 starts at: 25; $19.50 and it will really make a statement for any type of promotion. Think of school fundraisers, political campaigns and more. Check it out: http://www.quinnflags.com/. The Bottom Line: Windblown boost.
Campus Cool The Pitch: When we went to Accepted Students Day at West Chester University last month, my son Andrew received a logoed drawstring backpack filled with important information. Colleges all over are doing similar promotions and Banaka Inc. (asi/38243) offers an eco-friendly version, item DD-9521, the Eco-Smart Drawstring Duffel. You can get it for as low as $2.89. See it here: http://banaka.net/. The Bottom Line: Packs a punch.
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