10 Sep

Why ASI is bad for your business

We believe that only using ASI or PPAI search for your business is a bad idea.

Here’s why!

We have been a supplier for 20 years and there are some secrets about ASI that most distributors don’t know. It is important to know so you can make more sales and make more money.

Here are a few key things you need to be aware of.

#1 – When you see ANY search result it is PAID to be placed there by the supplier

When using product searches on ASI or PPAI you may not be seeing the best, most popular or most innovative products at all. You are simply seeing what was paid to be seen!

Suppliers pay on average 60K a year for product placement. A few years ago I bought half of 1 day a week’s banner. It cost $1500 PER DAY!

Folding reusable drinking straw for your logo or promotional marketing

#2 – The average age of end users is 35 while the average ASI distributor age is 57

There is a disconnect in the age gap that is most apparent if Distributors ONLY use ASI and PPAI search.

As a supplier, every day I get inquiries from Distributors looking for “something their client found online!” The end user wants something unique and unusual. They don’t always want the same thing, again… and again. You need to look elsewhere!

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#3 – If you only use ASI and PPAI search, what advantage do you have over your competitor?

It may seem obvious, but if you and the Distributor down the street get the same inquiry for the same general product what advantage do you have? Isn’t it then only down to price?

In the internet age, Distributors need an advantage to beat out their biggest competitor: the end user!

If you keep presenting the same old ideas as your competitor down the street you will continue to encourage the end user (remember they are 35 and web-savvy) to buy online and NOT from you.

“It’s time to think differently!”

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What do YOU think?

Does this make sense to you? Is this intriguing? Is this an idea you want to explore? Join the many hundreds of other innovative forward thinking Distributors who are looking for something different.

 

“We Do Weird Well!”

 

New promotional product ideas for 2018

Call 1-888-908-1481 or email John@promocrunch.com

 

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03 Aug

Promo Distributors Market Like Mad: FREE Video

The #1 Marketing Tool in 2018 is the YouTube Video.

The #1 promotional product for late 2018 is the Last Straw: the folding collapsible reusable drinking straw.

Get your Distributor contact info on a FREE YouTube video. Simply send us your logo and contact info and we will create a YouTube video and upload it. Plus, we will send you a high resolution version you can upload.

Here is a sample or 2 of FREE videos done for distributors!

 

Get Your logo on a FREE Last Straw video. Send info to:

John@promocrunch.com …include your logo and contact info!

 

Last Straw PRICE DISTRIBUTOR C coded

wholesale net prices for the folding reusable drinking straw.

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Folding Collapsible Reusable Drinking Straw

Rated 5.00 out of 5 based on customer ratings (see reviews here).

The World’s Best Folding, Reusable, Drinking Straw made specifically for the Promotional Product Industry!

The Last Straw is the logo friendly folding, collapsible, reusable drinking straw.

What is a folding reusable drinking straw?

Distributors! Do You want a FREE End-User VIDEO FLYER? Click for details.

Unless you have been living under a rock for the past 6 months you have seen in the news from around the world that all types of 1 time use plastics are being banned.

In fact, major cities including Seattle and Vancouver have outlawed plastic drinking straws altogether making their use an illegal offence!

The ban on over 1 billion per year plastic straws caught many in the promo world unawares. However, trendsetter Promo Motive caught the idea early and came out with the Last Straw. The Last Straw is designed to be logo friendly!

Distributors this is your chance to present your client with something trending and eco-conscious! It’s a promo home run!

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How to sell the Folding Reusable Drinking Straw.

If you think that selling a $5 net drinking straw is a tough sell think again!

In fact, there are folding straws on the market that sell for $30 or more… Check out this Kickstarter program that sold over 80,000 units at $30 a piece!

“The selling points on the folding straw are not all about the function of it, it’s about the emotional appeal of it!”

First point

This all started with a Turtle video. The storyline is simple: ecologists and scientists working in Costa Rica come across a Turtle in distress. They pull it aboard and find a plastic straw stuck in its nose. WARNING: video has disturbing images. 

Second Point

After over 30 million views of the video and a greater understanding of how billions of plastic straws were ending up in the oceans and staying undegradable for up to 5000 years, cities and countries banned the sale and use of disposable plastic straws.

Read about cities and companies banning straws including McDonalds!

To read the articles simply click on the links below.

Seattle bans straw…read more...

Vancouver bans Straws…read more...

McDonalds Bans Plastic Straws…read more…

Huge 1000 location Bon Appetite bans straws…read more…

Alaska Airlines Bans Straws…. read more…

 

starbucks-bans-plastic-drinking-straws

Last Straw PRICE DISTRIBUTOR C coded

 

“LTM AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST”

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Third Point

It’s not about why would anyone pay $10 for a straw, but more importantly it’s about what it says about a brand to have their logo on a folding reusable drinking straw.

Your clients logo on a LAST STRAW says to the world that the client cares about the environment, is on top of the latest trends and lastly, but not least, they want to be seen as helping solve a recognized world problem and being a part of the solution!

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Some Distributors say that “No One Will Use It!”

These distributors may be sort of right but at the same time COMPLETELY WRONG!

Many people may not use it but MILLIONS will BUY it!

The Last Straw folding reusable drinking straw will be a massive marketing statement for your clients. It will say to the world that they are an eco-friendly, trend-setting company. Who wouldn’t want to be this?

Delivery is 2 weeks and includes FREE SHIPPING and NO SET UP!

 

 

How to USE and Clean a Folding Reusable Straw

02 Aug

Get Your Logo on a POP-able Phone Stand

The POP-able phone stand is Hot, Hot, Hot… Get your client’s logo on it for LESS!

The dog days of summer are often the best time to order your clients’ swag and this summer is no exception. Get their logo on it for less with our POP phone grips.

POP phone stand coded prices for round pop

 

The POP stand is a great way to take selfies, one hand phone hold and to stop the drop!

The smartphone is part of everyone’s lives these days and we carry it everywhere. This is a great opportunity for ad specialty and promotional product distributors. Get your client’s logo on it.

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FREE shipping, FREE 4 color logo, FREE set-ups and FREE virtuals.

Get your client’s logo on the POP and never have to worry about paying all those pesky extras. Like shipping, setup, virtuals, etc.

View the product at its page: Click here!

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24 Jul

Who is the IDIOT that paid $35 for a folding drinking straw?

Who is the IDIOT that paid $35 for a folding drinking straw?

That idiot would be me!

There are a few folding reusable stainless steel drinking straws on the market including LAST STRAW, the stainless steel, food-safe, collapsible, reusable straw specifically designed for the promotional products distributor.

We decided to test all of them… including this one… which came in at an astounding $34.50 for ONE SINGLE STRAW ($14.50 for shipping!). The delivery of my single $35 straw is not expected until NOVEMBER!

 

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We are the Factory and the Supplier. We ONLY sell to DISTRIBUTORS! We know what we are doing!

We only deal with distributors and have for years. We know what we are doing and we know what you need!

We do work a little differently.

We have people on the ground in the factories in China and they dig around looking for the best products (not the cheapest) that can be delivered quickly, have great logo capabilities and are tested and meet all safety standards. Often they are from the same factory where the brand name one is being made. Are we smarter? Nope… (after all, we did buy a $35 straw!). It’s just that we source and buy a whole lot smarter!

We have built a business model based on sourcing and selling the trends, bringing in everything by air in as little as a week and reducing costs so we can pass savings on to you, the distributor. As we like to say:

 

“We Do Weird Well!

Who is the IDIOT that paid $35 for a folding drinking straw?

Here I am….. call us at 888-908-1481 or email John@promocrunch.com.

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me John “Hopelessly Happy” Graham

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Distributors, here are your end-user flyers, videos and coded prices.

Last Straw: the collapsible, folding, reusable, stainless steel drinking straw flyers and videos.

Promo Motive is providing the promotional product distributor with end user friendly flyers and videos on Last Straw: the folding, collapsible, stainless steel drinking straw.

Get this video for your website or social media.

  1. If you want the YouTube link…here it is: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bpLT_ZSsD8E

  2. If you want us to PUT YOUR DISTRIBUTOR INFO ON IT…. Email us and send your info/logo to John@promocrunch.com 

 

Put Your Distributorship logo and Info on these flyers.

Simply Right click on the image and “Save As”

If you want us to PUT YOUR DISTRIBUTOR INFO ON IT… Email us and send your info/logo to John@promocrunch.com 

Right click on the image and click “Save as!”

Right click on the image and click “Save as!”

Right click on the image and click “Save as!”

put your logo on a collapsible folding drinking straw black color

Right click on the image and click “Save as!” or go to the Product Page CLICK HERE

 

put your logo on a collapsible folding drinking straw grey color

Right click on the image and click “Save as!” or go to the Product Page CLICK HERE

put your logo on a collapsible folding drinking straw green color

Right click on the image and click “Save as!” or go to the Product Page CLICK HERE

put your logo on a collapsible folding drinking straw blue color

Right click on the image and click “Save as!” or go to the Product Page CLICK HERE

Right click on the image and click “Save as!” or go to the Product Page CLICK HERE

23 Jul

Custom Flash Drive Price Crush!

Custom Flash Drive Price Crush!

Turn your client’s logo or product into a custom shaped flash drive now at historic low prices!

We have long been regaled as the creators of “the best custom flash drives on the planet.” In fact, we even have a site specifically dedicated to custom shaped promos: www.PromoCrunch.com.

With over 3000 amazing custom designs to our credit, a great way to an online gallery is to check out this link.

Prices: 4, 8 and 16 GB are $5.98 each… Mould is $80. Freight is FREE… email me or call 1-888-908-1481 for more info and to order.

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23 Jul

Collapsible Drinking Straw Promotional Product

Distributors, here are your end-user flyers, videos and coded prices.

Last Straw: the collapsible, folding, reusable, stainless steel drinking straw flyers and videos.

Promo Motive is providing the promotional product distributor with end user friendly flyers and videos on Last Straw: the folding, collapsible, stainless steel drinking straw.

Get this video for your website or social media.

  1. If you want the YouTube link…here it is. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bpLT_ZSsD8E

  2. If you want us to PUT YOUR DISTRIBUTOR INFO ON IT…. Email us and send your info/logo to John@promocrunch.com 

 

Put Your Distributorship logo and Info on these flyers.

Simply Right click on the image and “Save As”

If you want us to PUT YOUR DISTRIBUTOR INFO ON IT… Email us and send your info/logo to John@promocrunch.com 

Right click on the image and click “Save as!”

Right click on the image and click “Save as!”

Right click on the image and click “Save as!”

put your logo on a collapsible folding drinking straw black color

Right click on the image and click “Save as!” or go to the Product Page CLICK HERE

 

put your logo on a collapsible folding drinking straw grey color

Right click on the image and click “Save as!” or go to the Product Page CLICK HERE

put your logo on a collapsible folding drinking straw green color

Right click on the image and click “Save as!” or go to the Product Page CLICK HERE

put your logo on a collapsible folding drinking straw blue color

Right click on the image and click “Save as!” or go to the Product Page CLICK HERE

Right click on the image and click “Save as!” or go to the Product Page CLICK HERE

16 Jul

The Folding Collapsible Reusable Drinking Straw, B2B Promo to be Biggest Promo for late 2018!

I know the the Folding Collapsible Reusable Drinking Straw will be B2B Promo’s biggest idea for late 2018.

I know this sounds a little over the top. But I know this from experience and science!

2 years ago, we were onto Fidget Spinners 4 months before anyone else. We spotted the trend in kids early, we did our research and then had our product source lined up before we took a single order. Click here to read the Campaign Live article about our success.

We are very good at spotting trends and analyzing the data to reaffirm our suspicions.

Stats for Folding Reusable Drinking Straws:

I am a bit of a stats geek so everyday I do a thorough check on the various Promo Motive sites and social media pages. During the past 3 weeks, the stats for folding drinking straws have shown a nearly 300% increase! See below.

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Sample Inquiries

We get about 20 various sample requests each day which for our products. During the past week sample requests for folding reusable straw LAST STRAW averaged 45 per day!

Would you like samples? Read this: https://promomotive.com/2018/07/12/free-samples-of-folding-reusable-drinking-straw-for-promotional-product-distributors/

“Our sample inquiries are more than double and web visits nearly triple with the folding drinking straw!

 

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Free Shipping, No Set Ups, Free 4 Color Logo, Free Virtuals.

Everything Distributors love: FREE Shipping, FREE 4 Color Logo, No Set Ups, and FREE Virtuals. Want to know more? Call us at 1-888-908-1481 or email John@Promocrunch.com.

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How to Sell the Folding Reusable Drinking Straw

If you think that selling a $5 net drinking straw is a tough sell think again!

In fact there are folding straws on the market that sell for $30 or more… Check out this Kickstarter program that sold over 80,000 units at $30 a piece!

“The selling points on the folding straw is not all about the function of it, it’s about the emotional appeal of it!”

First point:

This all started with a Turtle video. The storyline is simple: ecologists and scientists working in Costa Rica come across a Turtle in distress. They pull it aboard and find a plastic straw stuck in its nose. WARNING: Video has disturbing images. 

Second Point:

After over 30 million views of the video and a greater understanding of how billions of plastic straws were ending up in the oceans and staying undegradable for up to 5000 years, cities and countries banned the sale and use of disposable plastic straws.

Read about cities and companies banning straws including McDonalds!

To read the articles simply click on the links below.

Seattle bans straw…read more....
Vancouver bans Straws…read more...
McDonalds Bans Plastic Straws…read more…
Huge 1000 location Bon Appetite bans straws…read more…
Alaska Airlines Bans Straws…. read more…

starbucks-bans-plastic-drinking-straws

folding-reusable-drinking-straw-for-promo

Third Point:

It’s not about why would anyone pay $10 for a straw, but more importantly it’s about what it says about a brand to have their logo on a folding reuseable drinking straw.

Your client’s logo on a LAST STRAW says to the world that the client cares about the environment, is on top of the latest trends and lastly, but not least, they want to be seen as helping solve a recognized world problem and being a part of the solution!

collapsible-folding-reusable-drinking-straw-for-promotional-product-and-b2b-logo

Some Distributors say that “No One Will Use It!”

These distributors may be sort of right but at the same time COMPLETELY WRONG! Many people may not use it but millions will buy it!

The Last Straw folding reusable drinking straw will be a massive marketing statement for your clients. It will say to the world that they are an eco-friendly, trend-setting company. Who wouldn’t want to be this?

 

Delivery is 2 weeks and includes FREE SHIPPING and NO SET UPs!

 

How to use and clean a folding reusable drinking straw 20 second video…easy!

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13 Jul

FREE Samples of Folding Reusable Drinking Straw for Promotional Product Distributors!

Looking for samples, virtual proofs or pricing on the LAST STRAW folding reusable drinking straw?

Promotional Product distributors are our best friends! Get your FREE samples, virtual or special column pricing simply by asking us.

Looking for a FREE Virtual? We know it’s easier to sell swag if you have a clients logo on it. Send us the logo to John@PromoCrunch.com.  Please allow 24 hours for proofs.

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FREE SAMPLES

Due to HIGH DEMAND we are providing 1 FREE SAMPLE per customer. Additional samples are available at a net cost of $5 each. Samples come with random logo.

BUT, we will give the cost of your sample purchase back as a credit on any future order. Please provide a valid UPS or FEDEX ground acct (yours) to ship samples. We ship ground from Arizona to you! Allow 1 week.

If you have any questions email John@PromoCrunch.com.  or call us at 1-888-908-1481.

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PRICES.

Below are the current Coded Prices. However, if you have a large volume request please feel free to ask us! Price includes FREE SHIPPING and NO SET UPs.

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DELIVERY

Orders are delivered direct in 2 weeks. Minimum order is 250 units and includes FREE SHIPPING and NO SET UP FEE!

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How to sell the Folding Reusable Drinking Straw.

If you think that selling a $5 net drinking straw is a tough sell think again!

In fact there are folding straws on the market that sell for $30 or more… Check out this Kickstarter program that sold over 80,000 units at $30 a piece!

“The selling points on the folding straw is not all about the function of it, it’s about the emotional appeal of it!”

First point:

This all started with a Turtle video. The storyline is simple: ecologists and scientists working in Costa Rica come across a Turtle in distress. They pull it aboard and find a plastic straw stuck in its nose. WARNING: Video has disturbing images. 

Second Point:

After over 30 million views of the video and a greater understanding of how billions of plastic straws were ending up in the oceans and staying undegradable for up to 5000 years, cities and countries banned the sale and use of disposable plastic straws.

Read about cities and companies banning straws including McDonalds!

To read the articles simply click on the links below.

Seattle bans straw…read more....
Vancouver bans Straws…read more...
McDonalds Bans Plastic Straws…read more…
Huge 1000 location Bon Appetite bans straws…read more…
Alaska Airlines Bans Straws…. read more…

starbucks-bans-plastic-drinking-straws

folding-reusable-drinking-straw-for-promo

Third Point:

It’s not about why would anyone pay $10 for a straw, but more importantly it’s about what it says about a brand to have their logo on a folding reuseable drinking straw.

Your client’s logo on a LAST STRAW says to the world that the client cares about the environment, is on top of the latest trends and lastly, but not least, they want to be seen as helping solve a recognized world problem and being a part of the solution!

collapsible-folding-reusable-drinking-straw-for-promotional-product-and-b2b-logo

Some Distributors say that “No One Will Use It!”

These distributors may be sort of right but at the same time COMPLETELY WRONG! Many people may not use it but millions will buy it!

The Last Straw folding reusable drinking straw will be a massive marketing statement for your clients. It will say to the world that they are an eco-friendly, trend-setting company. Who wouldn’t want to be this?

Delivery is 2 weeks and includes FREE SHIPPING and NO SET UPs!

promotional folding reusable drinking straw in 5 colors

folding straw coded distributor prices
11 Jul

Folding Reusable Drinking Straw in Maui

Maui hosts Last Straw photo shoot

Maui is the home of the Sea Turtle and also the place for our latest photo shoot of the Last Straw.

Sometimes product research can be tough and grueling work. Just not this week. 🙂 This week we are in Maui taking product shots. Here are a few of our new folding reusable drinking straws.

If you would like to send these to customers email john@promocrunch.com or simply right click on the image and save to your desktop. If you have a MAC I have no idea how to help. Aloha!

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last straw folding reusable drinking straw

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Looking to get your client’s logo on a folding reusable drinking straw but don’t know how to sell it?

Look no further as the LAST STRAW collapsible folding drinking straw. Now available at Promo Motive!

The Last Straw is the last word in eco-friendly promotional products. The Last Straw is specifically designed to be easily logo’d in up to 3 colors.

Available in 5 case and 5 straw colors, the Last Straw is available today and sold through your local or regional promotional products specialist.

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How to sell the Folding Reusable Drinking Straw: Last Straw!

If you think that selling a $5 net drinking straw is a tough sell think again. In fact, there are folding straws on the market that sell for $30 or more… Check out this Kickstarter program that sold over 80,000 units at $30 a piece!

“The sell on the folding straw is not about the function of it, it’s about the emotional appeal!”

First point:

This all started with a Turtle Video. The storyline is simple: ecologists and scientists working in Costa Rica come across a Turtle in distress. They pull it aboard and find a plastic straw stuck in its nose.

WARNING: Video has disturbing images. 

Second Point:

After over 30 million views of this video and a greater understanding of how billions of plastic straws were ending up in the oceans and staying undegradable for up to 5000 years, cities and countries banned the sale and use of disposable plastic straws.

Read about cities and companies banning straws.

Seattle bans straw…read more...
Vancouver bans Straws…read more...
McDonalds Bans Plastic Straws…read more…
Huge 1000 location Bon Appetite bans straws…read more…
Alaska Airlines Bans Straws…. read more…

Third Point:

It’s not about why would you pay $10 for a straw, but more importantly it’s about what it says about a brand to have their logo on a folding reusable drinking straw. Your client’s logo on a LAST STRAW says that the client cares about the environment, is on top of the latest trends (meaning they are “in touch”) and lastly, but not least, they want to be seen as helping solve a recognized world problem and being a part of the solution.

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Want help, FREE flyers, FREE virtuals or samples?

CALL US OR E-MAIL. WE LOVE TO TALK!

Call us anytime 7 days a week from 8 a.m.- 6. pm. Our toll free number is 1-888-908-1481 or email ideas@promomotive.com.

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