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May 25, 2011
Hi everybody! It's a hot, sunny Wednesday here in Trevose, PA and I can't wait to get out and enjoy it (even though as I write this I just got to work). Is that wrong of me? I'm sure
you can relate. But I'm here to help, so first start by clicking on the Sales Tip, in which I interview social media maverick Jay Wilkinson from The
ASI Show in San
Diego. Then go ahead and enjoy this edition and don't forget: Send your feedback directly to: firstname.lastname@example.org. It
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The Joe Show: Fun Promos
Want to wake up and surprise your clients with some fun and unique ideas? In this episode of The Joe Show, Managing Editor Joe Haley shows off some products that definitely fit the bill. Unique hat? Check. Lava soap and soap holder? Yep. Mini cheer horn? Most definitely.
Click here to watch this fun promotions episode of The Joe Show.
Clean-Up Crew The Pitch: This weekend marks the unofficial start of summer and Steve-O has not even cleaned the grill yet. I will have to put that on my Honey-Do List in the next couple of days. Well, it just so happens that Manufacturers' Direct Sales Inc. (asi/68630) has the perfect product to help out. Item #8579 is a cordless, motorized grill cleaner. Think of this for any barbecue-themed promotion and it would make a great gift-with-grill purchase too. Pricing starts at: 50; $14.54. Click here: http://www.mds123.com. The Bottom Line: Get your motor runnin'.
Winning The Pitch: Although I'm not as enthusiastic about my beloved "American Idol" since James Durbin got the boot, I am now officially on Team Scotty (if that drama queen Lauren with the living-vicariously-through-her-daughter mama wins I will eat my hat). Another winner in my opinion is this award fromCrystal D (asi/47749), because not only is it made from beautiful cobalt blue crystal, but it's an 8 x 12 vase, so it's practical too. Go a step further and include the fresh flowers. Pricing on item #2242 starts at: one for $154.25. See it here: http://www.crystal-d.com/. The Bottom Line: Just add water.
The End The Pitch: Today is Oprah's last show. I really don't care; I mean she has her own network now for God's sake. All good things must come to and end, including item #CO112 from Custom Printing II Ltd. (asi/47971). It's a compact, ergonomic, easy-to-use tool for clipping coupons from newspapers and also works for scratching lottery tickets. And who couldn't use coupons or a lottery win these days? This is a close-out item, so get it while supplies last with pricing starting at: 250 for 39 cents. Click here: http://www.customcrest.com/. The Bottom Line: Oh, cut it out.
Keep It Up The Pitch: Every time I am forced to put my purse on the disgusting dirty, germy floor somewhere I think I really need one of those handbag holders. This one from Chatt Gifts Inc. (asi/44634)is even a fancy version (for fancy people like me... no comments). It has Swarovski crystals and comes in a black gift box and any woman would appreciate receiving it. Item #5056 starts at: 100; $6.98. You can see it here: http://www.chattgifts.com/. The Bottom Line: It's crystal clear.
Fire Damage at Bey-Berk
A major fire throughout Bey-Berk's (asi/40445) facilities early this morning damaged the supplier's warehouse, showroom and offices. The supplier is not out of business, but will need time to reorganize. For daily updates on the progress, visit their website at: http://www.bey-berk.com/ or contact Raffi Najarian at: 800-323-9926.
NEW! USB Sticks from AZX Sport ASI/30250
Features: 512MB - 16GB memory size available. Large variety of
colors and shapes. Ability to pre-load files onto USB.
Construction: Full color domed, Laser engraved
and pad printing available.
Lead Time: 1-3 business days on stock USB. 10 business days on
non stock USB. Minimum order 25pcs.
other new and creative products, visit the Product Central section on ASICentral.com.
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