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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 pricing simply by asking us.

Free Samples.

Due to high demand we offer 1 single free sample at this time. YES,the demand is that high!

If you require extras (and we get that you do) we will need to charge you $5 each and you can order as many as you want. They all come with a random logo on it. Here’s the good part.

“On any multiple sample order we will also credit you that amount for multiple samples towards any purchase of any product from us in the next year!

Send me an email John@Promocrunch.com or call 1-888-908-1481.   Please provide a valid UPS or FEDEX ground acct (yours) to ship samples. We ship ground from Arizona to you! Allow 1 week.

Free Virtuals.

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 free virtual proofs.

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PRICES.

Below are the current Coded Prices C. However, if you have a larger volume request please feel free to ask us! Price always includes FREE SHIPPING, 4 COLOR LOGO and NO SET UPs.

folding straw coded distributor prices

folding straw coded distributor prices

 

DELIVERY

Orders are delivered direct in 2 weeks. Minimum order is 250 units and includes FREE SHIPPING, 4 Color Logo and NO SET UP FEE!

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How to sell the Folding Reusable Drinking Straw.

If you think that selling a $7-$9 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 and Starbucks!

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…

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Third Point.

It’s not about why would anyone pay $7-9 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!

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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 UPs!

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paying too much for promo

Stop Paying Too Much for Promo

Attention Promotional Products Distributors. Why are you paying too much for your Promotional Products?

Now that the world of business is much smaller, Chinese factory’s are faster and international freight is less expensive why do you continue to buy your promotional products the old-fashioned and expensive way?

 

 

paying too much for promo

paying too much for promo

 

Overpaying Problem #1

Inventory in a big Stateside warehouse is a bad idea! The old days when buying in bulk from China and shipping to a central US warehouse make no sense any more. Here are the reasons.

A) Clients want fresh ideas. Buyers are less and less ordering repeats of the old tried and trues! The days when people ordered the same T-shirt/Mug and got the same imprint on them each April ARE MOSTLY OVER! With this fact in mind the idea that the best way to buy both on price and innovation is to buy from some giant warehouse is simply wrong. The reason are complex but I will try to explain.

B) If clients want new ideas all the time (which they do) then the old style swag (ie pens/mugs/T’s) sits on the warehouse shelf unsold. Ask yourself this…How many Fidget Spinners are on suppliers shelves NOT SELLING? 

C) When a slow selling inventory product goes unsold the cost of that unsold inventory gets placed upon more popular selling items. In short the best sellers carry additional costs to off-set the cost of slow sellers.

D) if you are buying from the same place as everyone else then you are selling at the same price as everyone else. If true, what is your competitive advantage? If you want to create a sale that stops your client from either shopping online or bidding you out, stop selling the same old thing as everyone else!

 

LIke what you have just read….find out more!

Want to know more about buying smarter? Then you should call us at 1-888-908-1481 or email us. We know what we are doing, we know how how to “do cool” and we are your secret supplier you want to know!

 

Coming Next Week Problem #2 Why ASI is a bad idea for all of us!

promotional products and b2b swag. Giving birth to new ideas

promotional products and b2b swag. Giving birth to new ideas

batman shaped custom flash drive for tradeshow

batman shaped custom flash drive for tradeshow

wholesale tradeshow swag and promotional products including

wholesale tradeshow swag and promotional products including custom socks, custom flash drives, pop sockets and phone stands, lazy bag air sofa and edc multi tools.

 

pop phone stand promotional products and trade show swag

If you’re paying set up fees you’re getting ripped off.

I am a long-time promotional products supplier and I am shocked that people are still charging and still paying for set-ups, run charges, color matches etc.

Stop it Now!

Let me let you in on a secret.

As a supplier of swag who sells to distributors I am going to tell you now that you should never, ever, pay for set ups, run charges etc. It is a scam.

Issue #1

When was the last time you bought blanks and decorated them yourselves? Never. You always want it logo’d!

Issue #2

If issue #1 is true then why don’t suppliers just price out the product with a logo on it? They already know you’re going to want it with a logo!

Issue #3

Here’s where the suppliers who charge will say, “well…there’s a cost difference for 1,2,3 or 4 colors.” I say Bullshit!

I tell you this, the cost difference is so small that if a supplier can’t charge you an all inclusive logo cost or better yet an all inclusive product with logo cost regardless of how many colors you need then they are not very informed or  are playing the game as seen in the next issue, #4.

Issue #4

Suppliers who charge run fees, color matching etc. do this for 2 reasons…..1 to make more money and 2 to make their product appear less expensive than it really is!

Issue #4

Confusion to the client. (yes I know I used 4 twice…thought I would confuse you) Not only are these charges unnecessarily extra but they are coded on idiotic numerals like a G! This is just confusing and a time-waster.

Issue #5

Some charges are real and should be charged. When there is a real cost and its a significant one, go ahead and charge it. On our custom shaped flash drives for instance we pay $80 to the factory in China for the mold. Guess what, we charge our customers $80. I think that’s fair.

Issue #6

Make it easy on the customer. I can’t tell you how many clients I have spoken with who say they spend about 20 minutes costing out a job! 20 Minutes! Are you nuts!

The costing of the job should take 1 minute, the other 19 minutes you should be selling something else, high-fiving the guy in the cubicle next to you or rooting around on YouTube. You should get from the supplier a price. one, all inclusive price, you then would do your mark up on it and send it to the end user. Badda bing badda boom, done!

And on that note ,if you are sending a quote to customers with run charges, color matches etc….How do you think they feel about that?

In closing, I am sure there will be some of those out there who think I am nuts on this issue and that it is ok for all of these ridiculous charges. To you I say the following………You are wrong!

 

Below is an example of how it should be. Coded on a C to include shipping to your door and 1,2, 3 or even 4 color process logo. No extra charges! How easy does that make it!

 

coded pop phone stand prices

coded pop phone stand prices

pop phone stand pop phone stand pop socket style media grip for trade shows and b2b marketing

pop phone stand pop phone stand pop socket style media grip for trade shows and b2b marketing

not set up fees on any promotional products

not set up fees on any promotional products

 

square pop phone grip and media stand

Square POP Phone Grips Slay at Trade Show

Square and Round POP phone grips are trending way up and were the absolute hit at recent Las Vegas Trade Show Conference.

Nothing is hotter at both retail and promotional these days than phone grips such as power brands, pop sockets, pop rings and POPs and the new square shape, POP SQ is perfect for b2b marketing logos.

According to the American Graphics Institute 63% of corporate logos are square or rectangular and in an effort to address this need the new square POPs are the perfect solution for tradeshows, corporate branding, promotional products and ad specialty.

All imprinted logo’s are up to a 4 color ( 4 c/p) digitallyprinted at no extra charge.

The 3M adhesive backing is washable and reusable.

Free Samples. You simply need to pay the shipping and provide a courier acct # (UPS or FedEx).

For more info call us at 1-888-908-1481 or email us here.

Distributor Suggested Retail Pricing below (40% discount)

coded pop phone stand prices socket pop prices for tradeshow, b2b, corporate, ad specialty, promotional product.

coded pop phone stand prices socket pop prices for tradeshow, b2b, corporate, ad specialty, promotional product.

wholesale tradeshow swag and promotional products including

wholesale tradeshow swag and promotional products including custom socks, custom flash drives, pop sockets and phone stands, lazy bag air sofa and edc multi tools.

pop 3 socket phone grip FOR TRADESHOW

pop 3 socket phone grip FOR TRADESHOW

pop socket phone stand for trade show, promotional products ad specialty and b2b marketing

pop  phone stand for trade show, promotional products ad specialty and b2b marketing

What’s Hot and What’s Not in Promotional Product & Swag Trends. Oct 31- 2017

What’s Hot and What’s Not!

Which Promotional Products are trending up and which Promo Swag is trending down. The week of Oct 31st 2017.

promotional product trends. Whats hot or not in marketing Oct 30 2017

Well it’s been a tumultuous week in the trendspotting department. Our multi-pronged approach to finding out what’s hot and what’s not ,includes several paid informants (Trendspotters) who comb through social media and communicate with key fellow trendspotters and the use of our algorithm to monitor 28 key web sites all combined to produced this weeks results of:

What’s Hot and What’s Not!

HOT

Phone Grips, Pop Sockets, PropRing and a multitude of other smartphone grips are rocketing up. Why…...read more.

promotional swag that is trending up for this week is popsockets

COLD

Pens. The venerable writing instrument that’s been around for hundreds of years is still alive but barely kicking. Pen sales are at their lowest in all of the years they have been tracking them.  Read the PEN industry insider guide. 

promotional product and swag trends for Oct 30 2017

 

About the Author:

John Graham has been on both the supply side and resale side of the promotional products business since 1993. He brings extensive experience in both the hard goods and soft goods industry’s to the table. LinkedIn