AcousticSheep's Trip to Sam's Club's "30 Minutes to Win It" Event March 2015

We pitched our products to Sam's Club as part of their annual "30 Minutes to Win It" event a couple of weeks ago in Arkansas.

The Trip

My sales director and I traveled to Bentonville, AR on March 16-17 to pitch to Sam's Club! We were invited to the second annual "30 Minutes to Win It" event when some buyers stopped by our booth early in the morning during CES in January. The event was a bit like Shark Tank where they cut to the chase very quickly. 

National Sleep Awareness Week

After a long day of work and play, we often can’t wait for bedtime. But for some, falling asleep can be elusive and stressful. In fact, most people experience difficulty falling asleep at some point in their lives. National Sleep Awareness Week is an opportunity for us to stop and think about our sleep habits, realize how much they impact our well-being, and take a step towards improving them.

This year, National Sleep Awareness Week takes place March 2–8, 2015; which coincidently ends on the day we lose an hour of sleep to Daylight Saving Time.

Dunham's Sports Loves RunPhones®

Dunham's Sports customers can now find RunPhones® Classic in over 200 stores, from Nebraska to Maryland! As the Midwest's largest sporting goods chain, Dunham's is one of our newest retail partners and we are excited to bring their customers an innovative way to listen to their favorite tunes while on the go. Visit the Dunham's Sports store locator to find a location near you.

Daylight Savings: Stats on "Spring Ahead" Suffering [Infographic]

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Daylight Savings: Stats on "Spring Ahead" Suffering [Infographic]
More Difficult Than Your Average Monday
More than half of U.S. adults say they feel the effects of daylight saving time the Monday after resetting their clocks.
Workers are less productive without sleep.
74% of workers over 30 who report not getting adequate sleep say sleepiness affects their work.
We see an increase in traffic/machine accidents.
4% admit to actually getting into traffic accidents due to lack of sleep.

FedEx SleepPhones Contest

Thank You for Your Support - We Made the Top 100!

Our business rose to the top 100 of nearly 2000 entries in the 2015 FedEx Small Business Grant Contest. The top 100 finalists were selected based on several factors including their compelling business stories, product/service offered and votes received.

The top 10 winners will be announced on April 21st - stay tuned!

FedEx Top 100 Finalist

Erie, PA Is Better Than Silicon Valley

People ask, "Erie, PA? Not Silicon Valley?"
Here are the reasons why I can't find a better location to start a technology company than in Erie.

1. Fun, easy-going employees who not only understand teamwork, but truly pull together in such a way that we have a multiplicative effect (the synergy that you hear about but rarely experience). It shone brightly during this holiday season and throughout CES, and I am so proud of every single employee and so honored that they are working for us.

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