Every now and then, you need to look at some really bad marketing a) to know that you’re doing it right b) to make yourself feel better and c) to laugh at the incredible faux pas that marketers, advertisers and magazine editors make because they #fail to check their work.
So as a follow up to my last marketing fail post – 15 Legendary Marketing Fails – I’m going to expose a few more marketing blunders.
Pizza Hut, you have…dare I say it… pizza? No way! I would have NEVER guessed.
They’re always open. Except when they’re closed.
Maybe they were trying to reference the Beatles, but don’t tell us it’s forever and then take it back. That’s just mean.
Come on now, these babies are too young for that.
Sure we all loved the movie the Titanic, not so sure if we are sold on making it a reality.
Free Diabetes with my soda? Of course. Why wouldn’t I?
When it comes to this ad, we are going to go with a solid no.
Just the ad you wanted to see after you watched the movie The Breakup.
Dear Editor-In-Chief, this article really dosen’t go well with the ad.
Parents magazine really should pay more attention to its sticker placement. And this is on the front page too. Talk about embarrassing.
It just not the same.
This is why punctuation matters.
If that copy was a call-to-action on a landing page, then the conversion rate would be 0%.
We get it, the accent in your name is your brand, but that glaring punctuation is definitely not.
Cheaper than Cheaper? Cheaper than Cheap would have done just fine. And although I’ll be saving, I won’t smile until you learn how to write “you’re” properly.