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March 28, 2012
Hello, my lovelies. Did you know that in 1980, I went to the Queen of Peace High School junior prom on this very date? Yes, it's true. Our prom song was "Longer Than," by Dan Fogelberg. Listen to it here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Go6I2_PpBU. I know, pretty darn corny, right? Oh well, what are you gonna do? It was the '80s after all. Enjoy this edition 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. Kathy
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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 some new items perfect for health-related campaigns? How about drinkware targeted to on-the-go consumers? Check out the video.
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Calculate This The Pitch: Have you ever watched that show "Extreme Couponing?" I watched it once and those people are really out of control. However, using some coupons makes sense, does it not? Well, here's a nifty idea from Hit Promotional Products (asi/61125): Item #1681 is a zippered case with an eight-digit display solar calculator right on the front of it. It's perfect for holding pens, pencils, coupons, receipts or bank documents. So target education, finance and grocery stores. Pricing starts at: 50; $3.95. Click here: http://www.hitpromo.net/. The Bottom Line: By the numbers.
All-American The Pitch: If you're looking for some great American journals, check outDrum-Line (asi/50873).This family-owned company has many varieties, which would work for home, school or office, including item IMJ4, a full-color journal with protective gloss coating. The logo and contact information is printed in black on the front of each sheet. Pricing starts at: 200; $3.75 and it's also eco-friendly and made from 100% post-consumer recycled materials. Check it out: http://www.drum-line.com/. The Bottom Line: A real page-turner.
Scan Me The Pitch: If your client needs a unique employee recognition gift, Meximi/365 Wholesale (asi/70899) offers the Portable EasyScanner (item ES01). No computer necessary and it saves paper, and therefore, trees. Plus, it scans in a mere four seconds. You can get it foras low as $89.99.Click here: http://www.365wholesale.com/ . The Bottom Line: Take it with you.
Line It Up The Pitch: BandZorb LLC (asi/38247) presents patent-pending, self-adhesive disposable headwear liners. They are ultra-thin, hygienic, ultra-absorbent, disposable bands that are available to fit virtually all headwear including visors and helmets. They have a soft, comfortable, cotton-like feel and may be trimmed to fit children's headwear. Plus, they are also made in the USA. Pitch these as an upsell with all headwear. They are easy to apply; just peel and stick. Pricing starts at: 250; $6.45 per six-pack. See them here: http://www.bandzorb.com/. The Bottom Line: Why didn't I think of that?
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