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The Joe Show: New Products, Bold Ideas
In this episode of The Joe Show, Managing Editor Joe Haley shows off some new items perfect for a variety of campaigns. Want a unique promotional idea targeted to events and sports outings? Looking for a great tee gift for that next golf tournament you're planning? Check out the video.
Click here to watch this new-products episode of The Joe Show.
No Sweat The Pitch: It's a sweatband and a watch. And it's from SweatBand Watches (asi/90377),a supplier who just so happens to be exhibiting at today's ASI Virtual Trade Show, which you can access from the comfort of your own home office, in your jammies, with your papaya face mask on. This is a unique idea for sports-related giveaways, is it not? Pricing for the digital version (item #101) starts at: 100; $6.87. Click here: http://www.sweatbandwatches.com/. The Bottom Line: Time for sports.
Rim Shot The Pitch: Also exhibiting at today's virtual trade show is Brand Rims (asi/41541). They've also got a really cool idea for you, which would work well for any number of promotions. As their name implies, they take your client's logo and imprint it all over their very stylish sunglass rims. To see exactly what I'm writing about, click here: http://brandrims.com/. The Bottom Line: Made in the shade.
I'm Seeing Red The Pitch: Did I ever tell you that red is my signature color? Yes, I even traded in Big Red (my Honda minivan) for Little Red (my adorable Honda Accord). Don't judge me because I name my cars. Well anyway, how does this grab ya? Graphco Line (asi/57956) is waiving set-up fees (a savings of about $25) on all red products ordered by 2/29. I'm a fan of their foldable nylon fan,which would be perfect for all sorts of activities, including sports, concerts, trade shows and even summertime church weddings (if you've ever been to a church with no AC in July, you know what I mean). Check it out here: http://graphcoline.com/. The Bottom Line: With a wave of your hand.
Seeing Double The Pitch: Here's a new twist on a coffee mug. The Double Dipper from Leed's (asi/66887) is ceramic on top and stainless-steel on the bottom.You can imprint either and pricing starts at: 48; $10.30. This is item #1622-91 and it's a nice idea for employee welcome gifts and recruiting initiatives. Trust me, you'll like it. See it here: http://www.leedsworld.com/. The Bottom Line: Double up.
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