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In this episode of The Joe Show, Managing Editor Joe Haley showcases five new products that'll boost your creativity in the coming months. Looking for a cool promotional idea college students will love? Want a unique product you can promote for Earth Day campaigns? Been searching for a hot item that'll wow even hard-to-please clients? Check out the video.
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All-Inclusive The Pitch: Hey, you never know when you're going to need a bottle opener … and a compass … and a knife.Well, here you have such an all-inclusive product and it even includes an LED light and a split key ring. It's fromStop-N-Go Line (asi/57655). This is the perfect solution for camping and boating promotions. Pricing starts at: 50; $3.50. See it here: http://stopngoline.com/. The Bottom Line: Jack of all trades.
Model Material The Pitch: Did you know that Gerald Ford was once a fashion model? Yes, I am full of presidential factoids today. You don't have to be a model, however, to rock this Next-Level men's burnout, V-neck tee from Bodek and Rhodes (asi/40788). Item #6140 is very fashion-forward, so think rock concerts and college stores and other youth-related programs. The ladies' coordinated style is #6540. Contact the supplier for pricing or log into the Web site and see this cool tee here: http://www.bodekandrhodes.com/. The Bottom Line: Rock it out.
Every Little Bit The Pitch: Are you looking for a unique-yet-practical item for your dental clients? Here it is: The EZ-SqueezeToothpaste Dispenser from Tekweld (asi/90807). It attaches to the tube and allows you to squeeze out the paste all the way to the very top. And don't stop at toothpaste; you can use it on any lotion or ointment tube (you want to get all the Ben-Gay out too, don't you?). So, this would also be great for senior-related promotions. Pricing starts at: 150; $1.50. See item number TB200 here: http://www.tekweld.com/. The Bottom Line: To the last drop.
Pump Up the Volume The Pitch: OK, so this is really cool: Item T-361 is a portable silicone mini speaker that amplifies the sound from your iPhone by up to two to three times without any batteries.It uses old-fashioned horn or megaphone technology. It holds the iPhone vertically or horizontally. It works only with iPhone 4S, 4G, 3S and 3G phones. It's brought to you by Calibre International (asi/43442) and pricing starts at: 100; $2.59. To get the full effect, click here: http://43442.asisupplier.com/. The Bottom Line: It might get loud.
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