Top 10 Earth Day Promotions
7| Reusable tote bags. No complicated pitch here, just say this exact phrase to your client: "I couldn't be selling more of these things if they were full of gold coins that sang your favorite childhood lullaby." Wait for client's reaction, then make your favorite "Cha-ching" motion.
6| Globally warmed treats! Make up some delicious chocolate chocolate-chip muffins, serve warm and present in a box that reads, "Unlike these muffins, our planet does not become more delicious when warmed."
5| Recycle your 2008 and 2009 financial data. Hope they get combined together and form 2010's numbers, making it an actually bearable year.
4| Set up an educational seminar for young children where they're presented with a bunch of cute stuffed animals of endangered species. Explain in painstaking detail how many are dead or dying daily, and why.
3| Something involving the eco-button from MMI. No joke here, just a pretty cool product that can save businesses money by cutting back on computer energy spent. Tap the button to send the connected computer into sleep mode.
2| Recycle some jokes to fill a bullet point on a list. Oh, wait, that's what I'm doing right now …
1| Giant 60" plasma TVs for everyone, including yourself. As long as you watch Discovery HD once in a while, it counts as green.