It’s National Coffee Day, so raise your cup of joe and let’s get this party started, ya mon? (Just got back from Jamaica, can you tell?) Enjoy this very mellow edition and send your feedback directly to me: firstname.lastname@example.org. I’d love to hear from you and 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 Huston, editor
In this episode of The Joe Show, Managing Editor Joe Haley shows off several items you can suggest for upcoming client promotions. Looking for some apparel accessories that will keep consumers warm during those outdoor campaigns? How about a fun drinkware item that’s sure to warm the senses this winter?
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In this episode of The Joe Show, Managing Editor Joe Haley shows off several items that’ll help you personalize upcoming promotions. Looking for a new-age phone accessory? How about a provocative giveaway? Have any automotive clients?
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It’s a Date The Pitch: You will never see the Huston fridge or my desk at home or in the office without a calendar on them.In my opinion, calendars are the perfect holiday gift for any business to give their customers. To state the obvious, they remain to be seen for a long time, keeping your clients top of mind. Don’t delay on getting your orders in for award-winning Triumph Calendars by Bic Graphic (asi/40480). Their new NUVO unique die-cut frame holds 12 monthly sheets. The die-cut areas create a dimensional look to the various elements, including the imprint. There are two themes to choose from: motivations or scenes. They are printed with a full-color, four-color process and imprint is available at no additional charge. Suggest these to clients in retail, health care, insurance and many more markets. For more information, click here: http://norwood.com/. The Bottom Line: A cost-effective option.
Hey, Sugar The Pitch: As I mentioned above, it’s National Coffee Day. But, really, for most of us isn’t every day coffee day? So who wouldn’t appreciate the 10-oz. Aztec Spooner Mug with removable, matching spoon attached(to stir in your cream and sugar, Sugar)? It’s from Hit Promotional Products (asi/61125). It meets FDA requirements and hand washing is recommended. Get it foras low as $2.99-C. Suggest it for diners and cafes and contact your HR clients about new employee welcome gifts. To see all the pretty colors available, click here: http://www.hitpromo.net/. The Bottom Line: Jazzy java.
I Challenge You The Pitch: Starline (asi/89320) suggests that you take the ice challenge by: 1. Delivering a sample of something from their Vacuum Drinkware collections to your clients with ice already in it; 2. Asking them to call you when the ice melts; 3. Waiting up to 48 hours (that’s two whole days, folks) to hear from them (because the drinkware is just that good at keeping things hot and cold); and 4. Sharing your success with Starline through one of their social media sites (#StarlineIceChallenge). It really is a great way to engage clients and prospects and of course, everyone uses drinkware so the possibilities are endless. You can hear cute Brian from Starline talk about it here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vqzbTCwG6hM. And you can check out the supplier’s collection here: http://us.starline.com/catalog. The Bottom Line: Drink up, everybody.
Powerful Impact The Pitch: We at Advantages just ran an article in our “Gift Guide” issue about the best gifts end-users have ever received. Some were quirky and fun (like a pink, blinged-out superhero cape), and others were super practical, like a mobile charger. Prime Line (asi/79530) offers a new Power Stick Mobile Charger for as low as $19.98-C. Pitch it for tech promos, college recruitment efforts and job fairs, legal clients and more. See all the specific features here: http://primeline.com/. The Bottom Line: All charged up.
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