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In this episode of The Joe Show, Managing Editor Joe Haley shows off some new items and provides promotional ideas for each one. Looking for unique items for safety programs or products perfect for a direct mail campaign? How about a desk accessory that's sure to garner attention? Check out the video.
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In the Mood The Pitch: You know, I really could have used this at work the other day when everything was annoying me. Managing Editor Joan Chaykin could have used it too. She was also annoyed. Don’t we make a delightful pair? Anyway, I’m talking about the all-natural Mood-Shifting Aromatherapy Spray from Solar Advertising (asi/88148). It’s available in Awaken, Balance, Unwind and Empower (oooh, I like that one). You can get it at EQP through August. Click here: http://www.solaradvertising.com. The Bottom Line: Spray away the day.
Gimme Shelter The Pitch: Here’s a shady idea from Picnic Time (asi/78065) and it’s perfect for corporate events, travel clients, sports teams and more. The Manta Sun Shelter is portable and compact. It sets up in seconds, and protects against the sun or wind. It also has a built-in floor to act as barrier to the sand, hot cement, or wet grass. A zippered mesh window allows cross-ventilation. Pricing starts at: 10; $50-R. Check it out: http://picnicpromotions.com. The Bottom Line: Raise the roof.
Get Comfortable The Pitch: The new 16-oz. Element Tritan Bottle from Gold Bond Inc. (asi/57653) has a silicon mouthpiece, which, the supplier says, “provides a notably comfortable drinking experience.” Hey, I love notably comfortable drinking experiences! It stands up to hot or cold liquids and you can remove the mouthpiece to add cubes. Plus it’s on special until 7/31. You can get it for as low as 96; $4.99-C. Use promo code: elementmay. See it right here: http://www.goldbondinc.com. The Bottom Line: Drinks on us.
Tray Chic The Pitch: Check this out: Foamworx (asi/54886) has a fun new idea for bars, sports and summer events. Item SC1225 is a combo drink tray/stadium cushion made from closed-cell cross link. It’s lightweight and waterproof and pricing starts at: 100; $4.75-R. Go here to see it: http://www.foamworx.com. The Bottom Line: Cushion your sales.
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