Dan Jellinek was named vice-president of Touchstone Merchandising Group LLC, a full-service distributorship and promotional marketing company with headquarters in Mason, Ohio. Based out of Atlanta, Jellinek is responsible for acquisition of sales talent.
Dan Jellinek has joined Miami-based PromoCard Services as director of business development. In this role he will be responsible for leading the company’s marketing department, managing the sales force and maintaining relationships with national accounts. Prior to joining the company, Jellinek was executive vice president for Corplogoware of Alpharetta, Ga. “Servicing distributors for the past six years at [Corplogoware] has given me the insight to truly understand their needs,” commented Jellinek. “I could not be happier about joining PromoCard Services and look forward to putting this knowledge to good use as a supplier.” “Dan brings a tremendous amount of energy and passion for the
Miami-based PromoCard Services, a leader in PIN-based promotions, has announced the newest addition to its portfolio of PIN-based incentives—the Hotel Card. Powered by a leading global travel services provider, the Hotel Card gives recipients the gift of cash for use on hotel bookings, worldwide. Available in $25 and $50 denominations, recipients can choose from more than 30,000 hotels, applying the value of the Hotel Card toward full or partial payment of the reservation. Applications for the Hotel Card include sales incentives, employee rewards, client thank-you gifts, loyalty programs, vacation-booking incentives, performance rewards and customer retention. “The Hotel Card is
Miami-based PromoCard Services, a leader in PIN-based promotions, announced it is offering a new eco-friendly CornCard for card-based programs. The new cards are produced with NatureWorks PLA corn plastic, a substrate manufactured from corn, making it an abundant and annually renewable resource. PLA is fully biodegradable because it is derived from plant-based materials. Whether it is composted or landfilled, PLA will biodegrade into its constituent organic parts. Since corn is domestically grown, it is readily available for manufacturing, supports US farmers, the US economy, and reduces dependency on foreign petroleum supplies. CornCards are virtually identical in look and feel to traditional credit, debit,
PromoCard Services, Miami Beach, Fla. added a new promotion to its portfolio—Latin America phone cards. The new prepaid phone-card promotion offers flat rate calling to Mexico, Central and South America. With more than 42 million Hispanics living in the United States, comprising $800 billion in annual spending, distributors of promotional products are paying more and more attention to this market segment. “Brands that are doing the best job of attracting Latino consumers are not just lucky, but regularly utilize credible research to understand how to best satisfy the needs of their potential customers,” explained Dr. Edward T. Rincón, principal investigator of a recent survey
PromoCard Services, Miami Beach, Fla. announced the launch of a promotional campaign for brand marketers called MysteryPIN. The new promotion is based on the concept of a “mystery prize,” which is uncovered by customers when they log onto a branded Web site and enter the PIN code from a product’s package or on an individual promotional item. This strategy stimulates customers to join in a promotional treasure hunt, thus driving multiple sales and repeat business for brand marketers. The goal of MysteryPIN is to provide end-users a way to drive multiple sales by linking one or more large prizes to personal identity numbers
PassAlong Networks, Franklin, Tenn. and PromoCard Services, Miami Beach, Fla., announced the launch of an MP3-only online store to make downloading gift cards and music incentive programs more accessible. The MP3-only download store (http://MP3.BallyhooMusic.com) will feature more than two million songs from both independent labels and major market label EMI, making it the largest legal MP3 catalog that includes songs from a major label. Utilizing PassAlong Networks’ StoreBlocks music distribution platform, which supports Safari, Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox browsers, the MP3 tracks available at the site work well with both Macintosh and Windows operating systems. Music download cards and
PromoCard Services, a leader in PIN-based promotions based in Miami, has upgraded its popular digital music download site, BallyhooMusic.com. The promotional music site, which can be customized with a company’s own brand identity, can now be accessed by both PC and Mac users, enabling all visitors to download from its vast inventory of more than 2.7 million songs, 1.7 of which are iPod compatible. The company offers music download cards in any denomination. Instructions and PINs are applied to a branded plastic card, which can be distributed in/on-pack, included as a gift with purchase or handed out at an event. Music download cards can