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The Joe Show: Desk Accessories In this episode of The Joe Show, Managing Editor Joe Haley shows off some new ways for clients to garner space on their target audience's desktops. Looking for a popular, yet unique, item perfect for promotions aimed at office workers? How about a product for clients planning high-tech campaigns? Check out the video
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Loco for Cocoa The Pitch: Halloween is over, but you can still get your chocolate fix with this chocolate notepadfrom Fastidea Promotion Inc. (asi/53749). It's sure to be a hit in homes, offices, classrooms and dorms. It actually smells sweet! Pricing starts at: 2000; $2.60. Click here for more info: http://www.fastideapromos.com/. The Bottom Line: The sweet smell of success.
Inch by Inch The Pitch: This is a great idea right here: It's a silver picture-frame ruler bar with digital clock. Yes, that's right... an eight-inch ruler with four mini built-in frames for family photos and whatnot. It's from Sweda Company LLC (asi/90305) and is a truly unique desktop accessory. For pricing and other information, check it out here: http://www.swedausa.com/. The Bottom Line: It measures up.
Got Your Number The Pitch: If you don't know what your body mass index is, you can easily calculate it with the BMI Calculator from Essef Distributors Inc. (asi/52710). This is perfect for weight-loss centers, health-care promos, gyms and more. FYI, a healthy BMI is 18.524.9 (I am at 22.1). Measurements go from underweight, healthy, overweight and obese. Height range is from 4'6" to 6'9" and weight range is from 80 to 400 lbs. Just enter the height and weight to get the measurement. Each is packed in an individual poly bag. Plus, it's on sale for as low as $2.25. Click here: http://www.thelincolnline.com/. The Bottom Line: Healthy choice.
Drop in the Bucket The Pitch: Don't you hate when you have something cool to hang up on your bulletin board and you can't find a push pin? (You should see all the cool stuff I have on my office bulletin boards, including letters from prisoners who want to write for Advantages.) Well PromoBiz USA LLC (asi/79903) offers push pins and then some in theirfun, plastic stationery pail containing all the office necessities:15 binder clips; 100 vinyl paper clips; 80 push pins and 80 rubber bands in assorted colors. And they have it on sale, starting at: 288; $4.29. You can see it here: http://79903.asisupplier.com/. The Bottom Line: All together now.
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