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October 31, 2011
BOO! Happy Halloween, buddies. Are you dressed up at work today? If yes, as what? I'm in my pajamas (for real), working at home. So let's pretend my costume is a teen at a slumber party. Enjoy these ideas I've scared up for you 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: New & Fun Items
In this episode of The Joe Show, Managing Editor Joe Haley shows off some of the newest and fun products to hit the ad specialty market. He has sports products, kid-friendly items, and even products perfectly targeted to the growing education market. Haven't enticed you to click on the video yet? Three words: blowup coloring toy. Check out the video.
Click here to watch this new products edition of The Joe Show.
Floss is the Boss The Pitch: So I went to the dentist on Friday and I have one cavity. My Halloween-candy-eating ritual will have to be replaced by more aggressive flossing. Tekweld (asi/90807) offers a credit-card style dental-floss holder with a mirror on one side, so you can floss anytime, anywhere. Pricing starts at: 144; $1.99. Check it out: http://tekweld.com/. The Bottom Line: In-between clean.
Sun Lovers The Pitch: My parents are jetting off to a place down south called Lovers' Key for a couple of weeks (I know, those little rascals). One thing that will be key there is a good sunscreen. Arizona Sun Products (asi/36740) offers GolfBlok, a 45 SPF spray mist sunscreen that covers evenly and dries quickly. This is perfect to include in resort amenities, travel bags, golf-tournament goodies and more. Pricing starts at: 100; $12.50. Click here: http://www.arizonasun.com/. The Bottom Line: Spray and play.
Faux Real The Pitch: You would think that with four cars in our family, we would be able to find one ice scraper when it snowed like crazy on Saturday. But, you would be wrong. You never realize the importance of an ice scraper until such a weather event happens. This is why I wish you would propose this product to your automotive clients. Even encourage them to give this away with each purchase of a new car. It's a faux suede mitt with cozy sherpa lining and an ice scraper attached.Product CAS0578 is fromFirst Choice Promos (asi/54329) and pricing starts at: 10,000 $1.64. For more info, email: email@example.com. The Bottom Line: Cold comfort.
By Candlelight The Pitch: At 3 a.m., I couldn't sleep and got sucked into watching "The Mirror Has Two Faces," where Barbra Streisand thinks she's not pretty and marries Jeff Bridges just for companionship. And then she spruces herself up in a little black dress and lights some candles and they both realize she is beautiful both inside and out. It's amazing what a little black dress and some candlelight (and make-up and hair dye) can do for a person. Well, Little Black Dress Promotions (asi/67735) offers super-scented, hand-poured pillar candles, packaged in designer cello bags with matching ribbons. These are a lovely holiday gift idea. Think about retail and spa clients as good targets. Pricing starts at: 24; $12.37. See them here: http://www.littleblackdresspromotions.com/. The Bottom Line: Sweet smell of success.
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