Well, we're halfway to the weekend. Just one million things to get checked off this week's to-do list and I'm home free ... until next week. You know how it is; I don't have to tell you. What I do have to tell you is there are some great products included herein, so take a couple minutes to review this edition. Enjoy and send your feedback directly to: firstname.lastname@example.org. 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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The Joe Show: Wealth Of Hot Products
In this episode of The Joe Show, Managing Editor Joe Haley shows off some new products ideal for a variety of upcoming promotions. Want a product idea perfect for both the winter season and the expansion of mobile media? Need something to suggest to clients as a last-minute holiday gift promotion? Check out the video.
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Get Comfy The Pitch: I'd like to be wrapped up in a cozy blanket at all times. Heritage Sportswear (asi/60582) has the perfect item for comfort-cravers like me.It's the Poncho Pack: a fleece-lined poncho/stadium blanket, which comes in eight color combinations and can also be used as a seat cushion.Plus, it has a carrying handle. Pitch this to colleges, sports teams, outdoor events planners and more. Pricing starts at:24; $30.56. See it here: http://web.herspw.com/. The Bottom Line: All wrapped up.
Cover Your Ice The Pitch: Here's part of your party-planning to-do list: Get champagne – check. Fill the ice bucket – check. Dress your ice bucket in aneoprene ice bucket cover imprinted with your client's logo? Yes, check this off too, with just such an item fromLisa's Unique Creations (asi/67688). This is a great idea for all types of special occasions, launches, grand openings, etc. Pricing starts at: 5; $20. Click here: http://www.lisasuniquecreations.com. The Bottom Line: Cheers to you!
What's the Word? The Pitch: The editors at Dictionary.com have named the "Word of the Year" and it is "tergiversate," which means "to change repeatedly one's attitude or opinions with respect to a cause, subject, etc.; equivocate." As in, as a woman, it's my prerogative to "tergiversate." But there is one thing I will never tergiversate about and it's everyone's need for a good dictionary (I am an editor, after all). Lewtan (asi/67230) offers the "New Revised Webster's Dictionary"with soft bound cover. It includes thousands of entries, and features commonly misspelled words, words of similar pronunciation and a sign language manual. This is ideal for home, office, dorm and classroom...like I said, everyone. Pricing starts at: 100; $3.64.Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. The Bottom Line: Get it in print.
Close Shave The Pitch: I assume lots of men will be shaving tomorrow after growing their Novembeards for No-Shave November. So, I did a search on shaving products and came across this neat littletravel kit in a reusable mini bag. It includes mouthwash, a Colgate toothpaste packet, toothbrush, a packet of hand and body lotion, a packet of shampoo, a packet of shave gel, and a razor and comb.Tell your travel-related clients about this item from Providence (asi/79980), which starts at: 25; $5.50. Click here: http://www.providenceline.com/. The Bottom Line: It's all you need.
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