Back by popular demand we have rounded up the best of the worst marketing fails.
If you haven’t already, check out this past ‘epic marketing fail’ post for some entertainment. We also post a weekly marketing fail to our Facebook page every Monday to start your week off with a smile.
These marketers clearly did this on purpose. Pro: They got people talking about their ad. Con: They compared their product to “sheet.” So is it a fail? Or did they succeed in making this ad go viral?
What do you think, marketing genius or marketing faux pas? Are these marketers going a little too far?
So Susan Boyle’s Album Release Twitter HashTag was one big mistake…but hey, publicity is publicity, right?
What is the spelling on the actual cake going to be?
Loves me a free fee? Wait, what? I have to pay?
Shameless Tricks? Well, Mr. Editor-in-Chief, you should be ashamed. Please make sure you look at BOTH sides of the fold before you approve the magazine for print.
Of course I will climb down onto the track and step over the railing to launch my QR Code scanner. Let me get right on that… Death wish anyone?
Laughing at you. Not with you.
Dear Editor-in-Chief, Please remember where you place an ad is just as important as the ad itself. Sincerely, Marketers everywhere
This really makes you want to “treat him.”
This call to action was so strong, someone took it to heart.
Aan advertising executive clearing their desk
We’re putting the ball in your court. What exactly is wrong with this ad?
We fire the marketing team. Please, remember your audience.
Common Oprah. I had higher expectations coming from you.
Hmmm. Not sure if this is an ad for a touchless faucet or…
Word on the street is that this may be fake. But still.