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The Joe Show: New Products For 2011
In this episode of The Joe Show, Counselor Managing Editor Joe Haley shows off some great new items to show clients for next year. Looking for product ideas sure to get attention? Want to suggest unique promotional concepts to clients for 2011? Check out this episode of The Joe Show.
Click here to see this new-products edition of The Joe Show.
Peace and Quiet The Pitch: Last night, after catching up on my women's magazines and reading about a mom who decided she wasn't going to yell for a week, I alerted everyone that I am trying to not yell for a week. This was met with, "Not possible" from my husband and "ha ha ha" from my kids. Despite the fact that I saw two wet towels on one son's bedroom floor before I came to work in the morning, I remained calm, cool and collected. Anybody looking to
remain the same would appreciate this item from DreamTime Inc. (asi/50807). Item SC-HH-PLU is a microwavable and freezable herbal pillow filled with cinnamon, clove and eucalyptus to soothe the senses. It provides heat therapy, cold therapy, and simple relaxation and is 20 inches x 9 inches. You can get it screen-printed or embroidered and your spa and travel clients will eat this up. Pricing starts at: 1000; $17.50-S. Click here to see their offerings: http://www.dreamtimeinc.com/. Or email email@example.com for more info on this product. The Bottom Line: A calming force.
Good Connection The Pitch: My pal Ibrahim from Cotton Connection (asi/46777) tells me that they are offering free freight on all Jerzees orders over $250 until November 12, which is only two days from now, so get your order in. Free freight is available to customers in the Midwestern states of IL, IN, IA, MO, MI, WI, OH. Discounted freight is available to customers in other states. To check out their products, click here: http://www.cottonconnection.com/index.aspx. The Bottom Line: I'll hook you up.
Got Milk? The Pitch: If you've got milk, you've got fun with Magic Milk Straws from FMMI Specialties (asi/54909). A five-pack turns regular milk into chocolate, vanilla, strawberry or cookies and cream flavor. The straws are gluten-free and made with all-natural ingredients. These are a unique idea for schools, day cares, dairy farms and more. Pricing starts at: 250; $1.98-R. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. The Bottom Line: Moooove sales.
Take a Trip The Pitch: My horoscope for today says, "Shopping or errand-running will connect you with an outgoing person who entertains you and makes you smile." No need to twist my arm when it comes to shopping. For great places to shop, dine and be entertained otherwise, look no further than Zagat Survey LLC (asi/98908). They even have custom mini guides that would be perfect for special events, mailings and trade-show giveaways. Pricing for the mini guides (item MG-2011) starts at: 3000; $3.45-W. To see this supplier's offerings, click here: http://solutions.zagat.com/. The Bottom Line: Choose your destination.
New ASI Education Online Course Available
Start working toward achieving your BASI (Bachelor of Advertising Specialty Information) or MASI (Master of Advertising Specialty Information) by taking self-paced, on-demand courses at ASI Education's Online Learning Center.In our newest course, "Perfect Your Closing Skills," you'll learn the smart tactics to get prospects and clients to say "yes," and how to weed out buyers who'll never sign on the dotted line. Click here to take the course: www.asicentral.com/asionlinelearning.
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.
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