Tag Archives: Funny

Mental branding for memorable business

When there are about a million competitors in your marketplace, it’s hard to stand out and be recognised as different.  “A mental rate for your rental mate” — its perhaps a tad unexpected for a van rental business, but hey, … Continue reading

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And the prize for funniest shop display of the week goes to…

Boots – and their somewhat misplaced display of water filters and purifiers in the ‘weak bladder’ isle.

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Who Will Beat The Amazing Spiderman?

Looking back over some news of now last year, the Brand Channel‘s announcement of the 2013 Brandcameo Product Placement Award Winners and Losers covering movies released in 2012 made me smile – especially ‘The Amazing Spiderman’ for worst product placement. … Continue reading

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How (NOT) to Advertise a Fleece Blanket

It’s one of those lovely finds my husband brought back from a business meeting – well, the photo that is, he wouldn’t have dared to get the product looking at the packaging! I guess I may have been in danger … Continue reading

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You Will Buy Our Brand… Even if We Have to Control Your Mind…

… or so it seems to be in the case of this portuguese ice cream advert. When it comes to photography, the model is just as important as the product – and in a case like this, the pose and … Continue reading

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Permanent Advertising and its Pitfalls

It probably seemed a good idea at the time, but I wonder if the brand owners of this advert expected their advert to be overshadowed by nothing less than another building! Made me smile anyway…

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SME Branding Lesson #22 – Turning a Negative into a Positive

I’ve just had a weekend in York and had lunch at a restaurant / bar with a Latin theme. It was spacious in itself but there was no toilet on the ground floor. You had to climb five flights of … Continue reading

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