18 Jul

Starbucks HOT for the Folding Collapsible Reusable Drinking Straw

Starbucks bans plastic drinking straw, considers Last Straw folding reusable straw for promotion.

The world’s largest retailer of premium coffee is considering the folding reusable drinking straw to be offered in their retail outlets.

Coming hard and fast on the heels of the Starbucks recent ban of over 1 Billion plastic straws per annum are a slew of inquiries by the coffee giant through distributors for the Last Straw to be placed in their retail settings.

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Thousands of companies, businesses, cities, towns and countries ban the sale of plastic straws.

Starbucks is not unique in the banning of straws. In fact, thousands of businesses across the globe have banned the sale of plastic straws. As well, whole countries such as the UK and Canada are moving to ban the 1 time use disposable straw.

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The Turtle Video that started this:

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. 

A Flurry of Inquiries

Promo Motive is the wholesale importer and supplier of the Last Straw and has been deluged with ASI distributor inquiries for samples, virtual proofs and sales of this hot trending idea. With small minimum orders, FREE shipping, 4 color logos and no charge set ups, this promises to be a hot promo item for the coming year.

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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…

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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 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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08 Jul

Folding Collapsible Reusable Drinking Straw. Now in 5 Cool Colors.

Get your logo on a folding reusable drinking straw and choose from 5 great colors.

The Promo industry is buzzing with the latest idea called LAST STRAW. The leading edge folding reusable drinking straw from Promo Motive.

The folding drinking straw specifically designed for the promotional products market is called LAST STRAW. It is available NOW for sale in quantities as lows as 250 units.

folding reusable drinking straw for promo swagAlso available now is the folding straws’s liner and the case is available in 5 cool colors! This is a perfect way for you to match your clients logo to the reusable straw, getting the perfect logo match!

promotional folding reusable drinking straw in 5 colors

What is a folding reusable drinking straw?

Unless you have been living under a rock 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, making their use an illegal offence!

Green eco bags have been around for a while now but the ban on over 1 billion per year plastic straws caught many in the promo world unawares. However, trend setter Promo Motive caught the idea early and came out with the Last Straw. The Last Straw is designed to be logo friendly!

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The Turtle that changed the world.

As in many massive changes to our culture, it is often the little moments that catch our attention and melt our hearts. In the case of the folding collapsible drinking straw, the genesis was definitely the following video captured off the coast of Costa Rica by a group of eco scientists.

Caution: Disturbing Images.

Looking for more information? Get these in 2 weeks!

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25 Jun

McDonalds and Starbucks move to ban plastic straws, transition to reusable

The trend to ban plastic straws continues its worldwide movement as both Starbucks and McDonalds ban plastic straws.

Disposable plastic straws continue to be the poster child for everything bad in the world of non-recyclable plastics and major corporations are taking notice.

As is often the case, major corporations start at the edges of their business empires and then quickly move towards the center. Today both McDonald’s and Starbucks of India banned the use of all disposable plastics including drinking straws.

This ban comes amidst an ever-increasing chorus of bans from cities, states and countries banning the disposable plastic straw. This ban includes Seattle, Vancouver and over 500 other cities.

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What started all of this, a Turtle Video?

Yes…24 million views of the video below showing a sea turtle having a disposable plastic straw wrenched from its nostril (where it had become embedded in its sinus and throat) has prompted a worldwide backlash against the disposable straw and given rise to the folding stainless steel drinking straw.

The disposable plastic straw is now being banned worldwide. Seattle bans plastic straws.

The Promotional Products market gets in early on the trend.

Often the promotional products market is slow to adopt new ideas but the folding reusable straw is out of the gate and available for corporate promotions as of August 1, 2018. Get it here first.

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20 Jun

Folding reusable straw perfect for trade show giveaways

This folding collapsible reusable straw is the PERFECT swag for trade show giveaways.

Final Straw, Kickstarter darling and its progenitors are now available on the promotional giveaways market.

Trade Show 8 is one of the first making the Last Straw available as a promotional product at a fraction of the retail price.

Are you a marketer looking for something definitely on the leading edge of ideas? Nothing is more en pointe than the reusable folding straw. This eco-friendly marketing idea was first conceived by Final Straw and is now available in a similar style called the Last Straw.

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The Last Straw is a fully logo ready, collapsible, folding drinking straw constructed from bacteria resistant stainless steel and silicone. It also comes with its own cleaning squeegee!

 

The Turtle video that launched the folding reusable straw:

Occasionally a social moment or image/video profoundly changes our thinking. In the case of the folding drinking straw, it was the viral video showing a sea turtle in distress while a foot long plastic drink straw was forcibly pulled out from his nose where it was deeply embedded… OUCH! The video has received nearly 29 MILLION VIEWS!

 

Worldwide, plastic straws have been banned in over 400 jurisdictions and counting!

The above video has worked in motivating over 400 counties, cities, countries, states and provinces to ban the use of any disposable plastic drinking straws.

This ban combined with the movement towards greener marketing solutions has skyrocketed the Last Straw as the premium choice for reusable drinking straws. The Last Straw for promotion is available in quantities as low as 250 units and delivered in 10 days.

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Call 1-888-908-6932 or email people@tradeshow8.com to GET YOUR LOGO ON IT!

 

19 Jun

Collapsible straw set to enter promotional products marketplace

The collapsible reusable drinking straw is set to enter the promotional products marketplace in the Fall of 2018.

Darling of Kickstarter, the reusable and collapsible stainless steel straw is the ideal new idea for the ever-changing promotional products marketplace.

It seems almost daily we are seeing ideas that have been around forever suddenly reimagined in new and interesting ways. Today’s new redo is the drinking straw.

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The Turtle Video that changed the world!

Sometimes just the simplest and most graphic imagery can change people’s minds and focus them on the problem at hand. The genesis for the reusable collapsible straw was this amazing video of a sea turtle having a straw removed from his/her nose.

The World responded in a way that no one could imagine!

Single use disposable plastic straws are now being banned in over 20 countries and hundreds of states, provinces, cities and communities across the globe. Even McDonalds is starting to ban plastic straws? 

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Promotional Products Industry Leads the Way…

The promo industry, which is often seen as an offender in the eyes of many for the amount of disposable plastic items it produces, is keen to be on the edge of this movement with several suppliers positioning themselves as leaders in the supply of the reusable straw.

Overcoming distributor objections is easy!

Distributors have been lighting up forums on Facebook and more spelling out worry about product safety. Not to worry, these collapsible straws are made from food grade stainless steel (incapable of supporting bacteria)  and lined with a food grade silicone tube (also incapable of supporting bacteria). The straws also come with a cleaning widget. No worries.

For more info contact us at 1-888-908-1481 or email john@promocrunch.com.

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23 May

Which shape of pop socket is right for your logo?

Deciding on which style of pop socket phone holder is right for your logo is critical in best meeting your b2b marketing needs.

Square, round, triangular and other shapes of business logos now have a pop phone grip to meet their needs.

Pop phone grips are all the rage and are in high demand for b2b marketing, tradeshows and promotional product marketing. The problem until now has been that the only available shape for a POP grip was the original round shape… now Promo Motive has introduced a whole array of shapes of pop phone grips designed to meet the shape of your client’s logo.

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new shapes of pop sockets for business to business promo

Not all logos are created equal.

Logos come in all shapes and sizes. The most common are round logos and square logos, but some logos come in triangular shapes, six sided polygons and many more designs. Now we have a shape for all of your logo needs.

Square pop socket style phone grips

Got a square or rectangular logo? We’ve got a pop for that… click to see product page.

square popsocket for promotional logo

square pop socket for promotional logo

Triangular pop socket style phone grips

Got a 3 sided logo? We’ve got a pop for that… click to see product page.

triangular 3 sided pop socket style phone grip

triangular 3 sided pop socket style phone grip

6 sided polygon pop socket style phone grips

Got a hexagon shaped logo? We’ve got a pop for that… click to see product page.

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6 sided pop socket

Original pop socket style phone grips

Got a round logo? We’ve got a pop for that... click to see product page.

pop socket style phone grip and media stand for business and promotional product

pop socket style phone grip and media stand for business and promotional product

Custom shape pop socket style phone grips

Got a custom shaped logo? We’ve got a pop for that… click to see product page.

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end user custom shaped pop socket

 

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Our toll free number is 1-888-908-1481 or email ideas@promomotive.com

15 May

Our goal is to be the innovator of trending logo’d swag

The promo swag business prides itself on being innovative but at the same time is mired in repetitive behavior that promotes safe over innovative. Why is this wrong?

 

The promotional products business is a 27 Billion dollar industry whose stated goal is to provide creative marketing solutions, yet the reality of this industry is that it is mired in the promotion of tired and safe ideas.

 

Promotional products or swag occupy a unique place in our collective mindset. It is one of the more ubiquitous office accessories and one to which a significant portion of the budget is allocated. However, its true purpose seems to have been lost and is now overridden by the bland and the boring.

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Get your business logo on a pop socket for trade show promotional products and b2b swag. Pop sockets are the top selling promotional product for trade shows in 2018. Wholesale, imprinted and factory direct promotional pop sockets are the perfect swag for conference giveaway, B2B marketing and trade show swag.

 

Historically speaking, the idea of promotional products is found in its name: promotion. The first major purpose of swag was for trade show giveaways and B2B marketing.

Trade show giveaways are still one of the key reasons for the existence of swag. Its purpose is really, really simple.

 

“The purpose of swag for trade shows is to get people to come to your specific booth and to go away from your booth with something that reminds them of who you are!”

 

If you agree with the above quote, then the obvious conclusion is that whatever you put your logo on that you give away, it better be eye-catching and innovative. The top trade show giveaway is a pen. A crappy leaky pen is NOT very innovative or trendy!

The reason the pen is the number #1 giveaway is because the people who generally sell you your swag are not very in touch with trends or innovation. Indeed, some are, but the vast majority is not.

 

“ASI (the Ad Specialty Institute) says the average age of the promo resellers (distributors) is 57! Is the average 57 year old somewhere you would look to for innovation and trend awareness?”

 

This is why you should consider Trade Show 8. TS8 is a trend oriented promotional products business that looks for trending swag ideas that can have your logo imprinted or engraved on them. We specialize in trade show swag, B2B marketing and unique trending swag.

 

Popsockets for b2b logo, marketing and tradeshow logo. Get your business logo on a popsocket

Pop sockets for B2B logo, marketing and trade show logo. Get your business logo on a pop socket.

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

Trade Show 8. Factory Direct Trade Show Swag. Call Toll-Free 1-888-908-6932 or email People@Tradeshow8.com.