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October 24, 2011
It's Monday ... again! Don't these weekends just fly right by? Did you do anything super-fun? Let me know. Enjoy this edition and send your feedback directly to me at: 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
The Joe Show: Construction Market
In this episode of The Joe Show, Managing Editor Joe Haley focuses on how distributors can capitalize on the opportunities that the construction market presents. With lots of public money flowing to construction projects, this is a sector on the rise. Looking for tips on how to target clients in this market? Want product ideas – think: safety incentive programs – that are perfect to suggest to clients in the construction sector? Check out the video.
Click here to watch this special market edition of The Joe Show.
Promos Galore The Pitch: Our weekend was loaded with promotional products: Steve and Matt (who turned 21 in June) went to the Newtown Brewfest and came home with T-shirts, mini beer mugs, bottle openers with a senator's name on them and, of course, festive beer beads. Andrew (too young for the Brewfest) did a Juvenile Diabetes Walk with his community service group and came home with a T-shirt too. Bottom line: T-shirts are a natural fit for any and all events. Campus Collection (asi/43664) is a full-service graphic T-shirt company producing high-quality custom-designed T-shirts. Their art department handles a full range of graphic design services at no extra charge with a minimum order of 300 pieces. This pricing is an example of a basic Gildan tee in sizes S-XL: 300; $12.50. Check out the collection: http://www.campuscollection.net/. Or you can email email@example.com for additional info. The Bottom Line: Shirt sale.
Medic Alert The Pitch: Sticking to the topic of Juvenile Diabetes awareness, Sticky Jewelry Inc. (asi/89811)has a pretty alternative to the usual medic alert bracelets. It's a Tiffany-style stainless steel diabetes heart-charm bracelet that's perfect for pre-teens and petite women. The word "Diabetes" and the red medical symbol are pre-engraved into the heart. Pricing starts at: 100; $13.80. See it here: http://www.stickyj.com/cr1883c.html. The Bottom Line: Steely resolve.
Oil and Vinegar The Pitch: Yesterday, we took a ride to New Hope (if you've never been, it's a lovely, artsy town in Bucks County PA). I spent my hard-earned money on portabella olive oil and mango balsamic vinegar. So you can imagine how much I would appreciate a gift of such fancy concoctions. Americana Terra (asi/35733)offersvarious flavors of oils and vinegars made with different herbs and/or vegetables and fruits. They come in 12-oz. glass bottles with plastic screw tops and are super-fresh. Pricing starts at: 12; $6.67 (I paid twice as much yesterday). Click here: http://asi35733.terra-americana.com/. The Bottom Line: Dip into it.
Smile Pretty The Pitch: Andrew has a dentist appointment today and I have one on Friday (so not looking forward to it). Here's a nice kit for dental offices to give to patients after their cleanings and whatnot to keep those pearly whites pearly ... and white: Ariel Premium Supply (asi/36730) offers a clear plastic zippered pouch which holds an interdental brush, mint-flavored floss, a stain remover and a toothbrush. Pricing starts at: 100; $2.17. Check it out here: http://www4.arielpremium.com/. The Bottom Line: Brush up.
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