Hello from Barnegat, NJ, where I have been staying with the parents since Friday. My mom was in the hospital, but she's home and on the mend and boy, do I have some funny ER stories to share with you at some point. In the meantime, I'm sharing some ideas. Enjoy and send your feedback directly to me at: email@example.com. It may be published in a future issue of Advantages magazine. For free information on products featured in Advantages, click here: www.advantagesinfo.com.
Let's Get Social
If you want to get great sales tips, daily inspiration, fun product ideas, helpful videos and more, "like" us on our Advantages magazine Facebook page and spread the word to your colleagues. Go to: www.facebook.com/advantagesmag and like our page, because we love you. You can also follow us on Twitter: @kathyadvantages and @Jen_Advantages.
The Joe Show: Rockin' Ideas
In this episode of The Joe Show, Managing Editor Joe Haley showcases five versatile products that can be used in a variety of markets and campaigns. Have you been looking for a trendy and super-portable USB flash drive? How about a fun item perfect for the music industry, entertainment clients or even trade show promotions? Check out the video.
Click here to watch another brand-new episode of The Joe Show.
Hang On The Pitch: Anyone who'd like to have a man hanging around the house would love theGel Man magnet from Ariel Premium Supply (asi/36730). He holds notes and memos and such to metal surfaces and has magnets in his hands and feet to allow for various poses, which
could be very interesting. Pricing starts at:100; $3.35.This little guy is fun for any promotion really, and is useful for home, dorm or office. See him here: http://www4.arielpremium.com. The Bottom Line: He's on the job.
It's Good! The Pitch: If you ever wished you were the referee when a call doesn't go your way, here's a way to be that decision-maker…sort of. Spirit Industries (asi/88740) presents the Mister Scoremfoam hand mitt in a touchdown pose, which is perfect for football fans of all ages and team affiliations. Pricing starts at: 100; $6.02. Check him out: http://www.spiritindustries.net. The Bottom Line: Score.
Spoon Me The Pitch: Sooner or later, you're going to need some utensils where there are none to be found. No worries. Logomark (asi/67866) offers portable cutlery, which includes a fork, knife and spoon with a convenient cover. Think of this as a gift-with-purchase at grocery stores, cafeterias and more. Pricing starts at: 200; $1.68. Click here: http://www.logomark.com. The Bottom Line: Always on-the-go.
Cocoa Loco The Pitch:Calling all chocoholics (and that would be me). Did you know that Snugz USA (asi/88060) offers tasty treats now? Yes, indeed, and I particularly am drawn to theirindividually packaged chocolate chunk brownies. I'm writing this at 10 a.m. today and I wonder, is it wrong that I wish I had one of these for breakfast? Pricing starts at: 100; $2.70 and these would be a delicious addition to trade shows and other special events. Click here: http://www.snugzusa.com. The Bottom Line: Satisfy cravings.
Advantages is bringing over 60 top suppliers to a city near you.
Come to the industry's largest and most popular traveling show, the ASI Advantages Roadshow. For a list of cities and dates, visit http://advantagesroadshow.com/. Admission is free for all distributors and salespeople!
Advantages™ Hot Deals is a trademark of the Advertising Specialty Institute. You were sent this newsletter as a benefit of your ASI membership. Copyright 2012, ASI. All Rights Reserved.
If you'd like us to send Advantages Hot Deals FREE to anyone else at your company (or to your off-site sales reps), go to www.asicentral.com/newsletters and complete the online form.