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February 16, 2011
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The Joe Show: Hot Products
In this episode of The Joe Show, Counselor Managing Editor Joe Haley shows off some of the newest items to hit the ad specialty market. Have some clients looking to capitalize on March Madness next month? Want to use sweets as a promotional tool? Check out this episode of The Joe Show.
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Who's Your Caddy? The Pitch: I can see grass on my lawn this week! Everyone's got spring fever and baseball is in the air (the Phillies line up is looking pretty darn good, am I right?).Diamond Imprints (asi/49641) has a great desk caddy that's a baseball helmet replica.It's available for all MLB teams and select NCAA teams and you are sure to hit it out of the park for any number of programs. Pricing starts at: 48; $22.43-R. Click here: http://www.promohelmet.com/. The Bottom Line: A handy helmet holder.
Disappearing Act The Pitch: Buddies of mine, my job with this enewsletter is to alert you to all things I think are really cool. And Tami Wainscott, sales manager at The Allen Co. (asi/34330) has alerted me to a really cool technique the company is offering on their mugs:disappearing ink!Add any hot liquid (coffee, cocoa, hot toddy, whatever) and presto, change-o! A hidden message appears. This is a fun idea that can be used for any market. For more info on pricing and such, click here: http://www.allenmugs.com/. The Bottom Line: It's a secret.
Inch by Inch The Pitch: Kids love to color and Avaline (asi/37590) has an awesome item that would be great for restaurants, camps, day care, schools and more. Item 806-CM is a 6-inch natural wood ruler that can be colored on. They come in 12-inch versions too.Why not suggest crayons or colored pencils to go along with it? Pricing starts at: 500; 0.36-R. You can see it here: http://www.avaline.com. The Bottom Line: Art show.
Get Hopping The Pitch: Every bunny loves some bunny sometimes. And I love this bunny from Hog Wild LLC (asi/61228). It's a fruit and vegetable peeler shaped like a rabbit. It has stainless-steel cutting blades, is dishwasher safe and comes in black and white. Perfect for restaurants, self promos, cooking schools and any spring promotion where you want to get things hopping. Upsell it with a nice cookbook and herb-seeded bookmark. (I live to make you more money, kids.) Pricing for this rabbit starts at: 150; $5.65-R. Go to ESP and look up item #10425 or email: Kristi@hogwildtoys.com. The Bottom Line: Very a-peeling.
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