Chocolate – How Do I Love Thee?

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With Apologies to Elizabeth Barrett Browning

I love thee in the flavors
Of the ganaches from Mariebelle,
Such as wildberry, mojito, mint,

Champagne and sea salt caramel.

From the exotic to the sublime
Customized gifts divine.
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I love thee in thee in eat-it-all
Chocolate boxes filled to the brim;
A lid, a box, all made from Belgium’s best,
And mouth-watering treats within;
Malt balls of white, dark or milk,
Chocolate-covered nuts and others of that ilk.

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I love thee in the gift boxes
Of navy, gold and red

Bursting with toffee, truffles, turtles,
Such scrumptious delights ahead.
Festive gourmet towers stacked
Treat-filled gifts, fully packed.

Executive Gourmet Tower

 

 

 

 

 

 

Do you want to “WOW” your clients, customers and staff this holiday season?  Of course you do!  We have what you need for that “wow” response.  There are gourmet food gifts from under $ 20.00 to over $ 250.00.

We source our gifts from some of the finest retail brands as well as the best of those in the promotional products industry.  We have over 20 years of experience and expertise.

For information & pricing on an extensive selection of premium business holiday food gifts:

We’ll get everything worked out for you. Our goal is to make your life easier.

Call: (781) 933-4660 ask for Gail
E-mail: tobeannounced.net@gmail.com or gpaul@wesellvisibility.com 
Fax: (781) 933-4655

Hours: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm, M-F, EST
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A New Year Poem From Me To You

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The seasons come and the seasons go,
Summer’s fast and winter’s slow.
I may be early or I may be late
For whichever holiday you celebrate.
But I wish you well and all the best,
Fruitful work and well-earned rest,
Health and happiness, family and friends,
Dreams and wishes without end;
And reaching goals that are right and true.
All this, and more, I wish for you.

Happy New Year

P.S.

And lest you think I’ve betrayed my brand
By posting this on social media,
A card is being sent across the land
By US Mail, which is not any speedier.

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My job is to make your life easier.

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Yes, Virginia, You Can Still Get Holiday Gifts!

So what if it’s December 3rd?  As my husband likes to say, “the last minute was invented for a reason.”  And that reason is that many people, including me, are busy, busy and find that they still have to get the company’s, or their own, holiday gifts ordered.

Maple Ridge Farms is the answer!  Oh yes it is!  They have a 3 day turn-around service.  Of course, there are some restrictions and limitations – that is to be expected on December 3rd.  Otherwise, it’s all good news.

3 Day Service Guidelines:

  •  Orders must be to factory by 4 p.m. CST.
  • 3 Day Express Service refers to production time.
  • 3 Day Express Service applies only to items featured in the Maple Ridge Farms Quick Ship 3 Day Section. Excellent selection.
  • Orders utilizing individual drop shipment directly to recipients will be available for shipment 6 working days from factory’s receipt of complete and accurate mailing list.  Accurate mailing list is critical.
  • Orders must include complete details (including shipping information) that do not change upon receipt at Maple Ridge Farms.
  • If proof is requested, production time begins upon approval of proof.  Proof within 24 hours and MUST be approved right away.
  • Orders must be at least the catalog minimum quantity and not greater than published catalog quantities.
  • Artwork or Digital Files not meeting factory’s specifications will not qualify for Quick Ship Services.  Send an .eps or .pdf file at 300 dpi or better.
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  • Shipping List – please pay careful attention to the space limitations in each column.  Abbreviate, abbreviate, abbreviate!!  And NO PO Boxes – UPS & FedEx do not deliver to the Post Office.

So get cracking  – call – 781-933-4660 or e-mail tobeannounced.net@gmail.com
We’ll get everything worked out for you.  My job is to make your life easier.

Hours: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm M-F, EST
E-mail availability – 7:00 am – 11:00 pm Monday – Saturday, EST

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See What’s On Sale At Maple Ridge Farms

Need some beautifully presented holiday food gifts for your business partners? Come take a look at what’s on sale at Maple Ridge Farms.  Great gifts! No set-up or die charges!  Minimums are low!  And, the products are mouth-wateringly delicious.  I know this for a solid fact.

This very appealing Majestic Nutcracker Tower is 25% off till the end of November.

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Originally  $ 97.95, now only $ 73.96; minimum quantity is 6.

 

 

This is my all-time favorite combination of treats – pecan turtles, dark chocolate sea salt caramels and chocolate-covered almonds.  What could possibly be better?  And at an
$ 8.00/box savings.

Premium Chocolate Trio

 

Originally $ 39.95, now $ 31.96; minimum quantity is 12.

 

 

 

This gorgeous, almost 2′ tall Giant Towering Heights Tower is a spectacular gift at a surprising price.

Giant Towering Heights

 

Originally $ 149.95, now $ 87.95;  minimum quantity is 4!

 

 

 

 

Whatever your holiday food gift needs we are here to assist you.  Our goal is to make your life easier.

Call – 781-933-4660 or e-mail tobeannounced.net@gmail.com and we’ll get everything worked out for you.

Hours: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm M-F, EST
E-mail availability – 7:00 am – 11:00 pm Monday – Saturday, EST

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It’s Not Too Late To Be In Time

Let’s face it – the holidays are on the way as they are every year.  And every year many of us are taken by surprise and scramble to get everything done.

There are clients, customers, staff, business partners all deserving of acknowledgment for helping your business grow and thrive.  Show them how much they are valued with a holiday card and/or a gift.

But … what to send for holiday cards, what to give for holiday gifts?

Not to worry! Help is here.  And it’s not too late to be in time.

  • Need holiday cards to arrive before Thanksgiving? No problem!
  • Need gorgeous, high-end, engraved holiday cards that can also arrive before Thanksgiving?  No problem here either!
  • Procrastinating and need New Year cards?  We’ve got you covered!

And what about food gifts?  Should you send Individual gifts or something for shared consumption as an office gift?  There are many, many choices and we can help you select what’s just right.

Whatever your holiday dilemma, it’s not too late to be in time.  We are here to assist you.  Our goal is to make your life easier.

Call (781-933-4660) or e-mail (tobeannounced.net@gmail.com) and we’ll get everything worked out for you.

Hours: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm M-F, EST
E-mail availability – 7:00 am – 11:00 pm Monday – Saturday, EST

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Smartphones and Milliamps? We All Should Have Taken Shop

Have you ever shopped for power banks, those lithium battery portable chargers, only to have your brain say “huh?” at the mention of mAh, a.k.a. milliamps per hour? Unless you took shop in junior high school and learned about electricity, you’re like most of us – don’t get into the shower with an electrical appliance; and what’s a milliamp and why should I care about it?

I asked my power bank suppliers to explain milliamps to me. I asked the electrician in my office building. He threw Ohm’s Law at me. I threw it right back. Didn’t understand it in high school, don’t understand it now.  But I do have an understanding of mAh and I’ll tell you why you should care.

Power banks were originally introduced to provide “power on the go,” to revive a dead or dying Smartphone. They are handy-dandy, small, compact and easily transportable chargers. If you have one you know how wonderfully convenient they are. No more frantically searching for an available outlet at airports, no more entanglements with long cords.

In order to shop wisely for power banks, whether you’re buying for yourself or your company, you should understand the following:

1) Power banks, and the devices they charge, have electrical capacity that is measured in milliamps per hour (mAh) and the amount of mAh tells us the amount of energy a particular battery can store at one time.

2) To full charge a Smartphone once, the power bank mAh capacity has to exceed that of the device being charged by about 1/3.                                                               For example, the iPhone 5 has a 1507 mAh battery. It needs a 2200 mAh power bank to fully charge and it will only be once before the power bank needs re-charging.

3) Power is lost in the form of heat  in the charging process. That’s why your phone feels hot.

4) If the phone is in use, even if it’s only the GPS, it won’t fully charge. The GPS is drawing power away from the charging process.

5) To fully re-charge the power bank use the charger that came with your Smartphone or the USB port on a computer. The power bank comes with a short connection cable.

7) A power bank with a low capacity mAh (1200 or 1800) won’t charge a Smartphone with a low battery for very long.

8) Be careful not to drop a power bank – it has internal circuitry that can be damaged.

These are the mAh capacities for the most popular Smartphone batteries.

iPhone 5 – 1507;   iPhone 6 – 1810;   iPhone 6Plus – 2915

Samsung 3 – 2100;   Samsung 4 – 2600;   Samsung 5 – 2800

The power bank sweet spot to fully charge a Smartphone ranges from 2200 to 4000 mAh depending on the phone.  If you’re not concerned with a full charge, but just need a little juice to keep you going, then 2000 – 2600 mAh should be fine.

And if you ever want to charge your Tesla, there is a 41,600 mAh power bank available.

For more information and details on purchasing power banks contact me at (781)933-4660.

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The Most Popular Golf Ball In The Solar System

Looking for the perfect golf ball?  Looking for great pricing for imprinted golf balls? Look no further.  The Titleist Pro V1 golf ball is the best for players at every level.

And To Be Announced has them for you at a substantial savings.  Contact us at tobeannounced.net@gmail.com or call (781) 933-4660.

Titleist has 4 factories turning out millions of these golf balls every week.  Millions!!

The LPGA uses the Pro V1 and the PGA uses the Pro V1X because it launches higher and has less spin on full shots.

Both the Prov 1 and the Pro V1X are the same price and both are available with up to 5 spot colors with Pantone color matching at no additional cost.

Minimum Order – 12 dozen

12 – 23 dozen – $ 58.55/dz.                                                                                                                                      23- 47 dozen – $ 57.10/dz.                                                                                                                                      47-119 dozen – $ 56.38/dz.

Titleist has 3 day rush service available.  Call for details – (781) 933-4660.

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Cross Pens – The Write Stuff For Corporate Gifts

  • Want to acknowledge someone with a special gift?
  • Want a beautiful, eye-catching “Thank You” gift for your best customers or clients?
  • Need something elegant as recognition or award gifts?
  • What about mementos for important business events such as partner retreats, contract signings, closings?

The answer to all these questions is an A.T. Cross pen.  Cross has been known for the extraordinary quality of their pens since the company’s founding in 1846.  The Calais pen featured today is quite striking.

Call: 781-933-4660 or e-mail tobeannounced.net@gmail.com for more information and to place orders.

  • The Calais pen is an instant classic and a popular choice.
  • It has an Art Deco inspired design, good balance, weight and feel.
  • It comfortably fits either a man’s or a woman’s hand.
  • The colors are lustrous with both depth and richness. The tip, as well as the accents, are polished chrome.
  • The Calais is one of Cross’s most affordable pens, from $ 21.00 to $ 31.50.
  • Cross will engrave as few as one pen and the engraving is free.

Available lacquer colors are:  red, green, black, blue, lustrous chrome and a two-tone chrome – a matte finish on the lower barrel and lustrous chrome on the top.

Calais green Calais red

Calasis blue Calais black

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Lettering Styles – Script and Block

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To Be Announced specializes in finding just the right gift no matter what the event or occasion. We have corporate gift baskets and greeting cards for all occasions, tech gifts and unique corporate gifts

You’ll find just what you’re looking for with To Be Announced.  I help you show appreciation to the people whom you value.

Questions or special orders? That’s not a problem! Call (781)933-4660.

Email: tobeannounced.net@gmail.com
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How To Increase Sales By Saying “Thank You”

These are two very important words in your business life.  The client who has done business with you, the person who has referred business to you, and the employee who has gone above and beyond for you are your valued partners.

Thank them with some of these cards suitable for every situation.  Always have them on hand when you need them. People who feel valued and acknowledged are likely to do business with you again.

All cards can be custom imprinted with a verse and company name or logo and/or your name.

Call (781)933-4660 or e-mail tobeannounced.net@gmail.com  for pricing, additional information on any product or to place an order.

This beautiful “Thank You Very Much” card with vertical decoration and silver foil stamping for a bit of shine is an all-purpose card, appropriate for everyone.

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Have people sent you referrals?  Thank them by sending this well-designed card with a visually appealing combination of a swirling script and block letters. The silver foil embossing brightens up the navy background.

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This elegant card with a black pinstriped background and gold foil script should be just the card to send for those you want to thank for their business.

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You’ll find just what you’re looking for here at To Be Announced.  I help you show appreciation to the people whom you value.

We’ll get everything worked out for you. Our goal is to make your life easier.

To order or for more information:

Call: (781) 933-4660 ask for Gail
E-mail: tobeannounced.net@gmail.com or gpaul@wesellvisibility.com 
Fax: (781) 933-4655

Hours: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm, M-F, EST
E-mail availability: 7:00 am – 11:00 pm, M-F, EST

LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/gailpaul                                                                            Twitter: www.twitter.com/tobeannounced10

Guess What? It’s TBA 2.0

I’ve spent the past few weeks enhancing and simplifying the “new” TBA website. The new streamlined look is, if I may say so, amazing. It’s easy on the eye and easy to navigate.

I have still maintained the integrity of the site by keeping my old suppliers and adding some exciting new ones. The impressive selection of cards and gifts will just astound you! But the best part? I will do the research. This will make your job, as well as your life, much easier. Doesn’t that sound great?

So, please check out the site: http://www.tobeannouncedgiftbaskets.wordpress.com

You can “wow” your customers/clients/staff with a perfect card or gift.  For the employee who went the extra mile getting a project done, why not show your appreciation by sending them a little something that will make their day?  How about a 6″ decorated fortune cookie with a personal note inside?

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To Be Announced specializes in finding just the right gift no matter what the event, occasion or affair. Gift baskets, corporate greeting cards for all occasions, branded gift items for retreats, conferences, trade shows, staff appreciation day, seminars, conventions, etc.

You’ll find just what you’re looking for with To Be Announced. I help you show appreciation to the people whom you value.

Questions or special orders? No problem! Call (781)933-4660.

Email: tobeannounced.net@gmail.com
LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/gailpaul
Twitter: www.twitter.com/tobeannounced10

 

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