Offbeat Marketing - news stories about companies and their controversial or unusual ad campaigns
Travel Website Brand Mascots Plan Getaway Cruise for Thanksgiving
FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- CruiseJungle's loveable monkey mascots, Lucy and Ethel are reaching out this holiday season and have invited Travelocity's Roaming Gnome to have Thanksgiving dinner with them on a cruise. They feel bad that the Gnome has to spend his holidays tramping through airports and is always at risk for being kidnapped as part of a prank. He looks as if he could use a cruise.
T-post Uses Offbeat and Political News to Market Subscription T-Shirts
STOCKHOLM, Sweden -- Everyone can appreciate a good T-shirt and most people like to stay informed regarding the news and current events. Subscribing to T-post is a lot like having a subscription to a magazine, but instead of receiving magazines in your mailbox - you receive T-shirts. The topics in focus vary from politics to bank heists to a glow-in-the-dark pig.
Beyond Belief Media Launches Preemptive Strike on Easter
HOLLYWOOD, CA -- Declaring War on Easter, Beyond Belief Media has launched a preemptive attack on the Christian holiday, the company announced today. "Operation Easter Sanity" has already begun. Using its documentary THE GOD WHO WASN'T THERE as the chief weapon, Beyond Belief Media is covertly planting DVDs of the film in churches throughout the United States.