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10 Fun Ads That Only Foot Lovers Would Love

Marketing firms will stop at nothing to get the attention of consumers. This being the case, it should come as no surprise that they will play with any fetish (within the legal boundaries), no matter how bizarre, to turn heads. Today we'll explore a few ad campaigns that focus on the southernmost parts of our bodies: feet.

10 Insane Hot Sauce Labels

The hot sauce market is saturated with new product--and doesn't look to be slowing down anytime soon.  So how do you make your sauce stand out among all of the competition?  You devise  unique brand names and insane logos, that's how.

They Tried to Trick Us! Commercials for Lame Toys

It is the job of marketing execs to make toys look fun.  But the real question is: Is it possible to make the milking of a tiny fake cow into an exciting play experience?

Tatooine Exports Coffee Blend - At Least According to the T-Shirt

Star Wars fans would love to taste a brew from Tatooine - even if it's manufactured by those greedy little Jawas.  The problem is that there is no coffee... But some people may find this even better...

"Anything for you..." The Sun in Advertising

Marketing firms gaze up at the Sun and get ideas.  Some are cute.  Some are scary.  Either way, that giant ball of flame has become a unique image in advertising.  Come on in for a look.  But don't forget your sunscreen.

I Have Seen the End of the World. It's Little and Blue

Couldn't get enough of those blue guys in Avatar?  Well, unfortunately a sequel to that film is a few years off.  Until then, we're gonna have to make do with the other blue guys.  And I'm scared.

Disney Ads Put Humor Into Star Wars Weekends

Without a doubt The Walt Disney Company is a master in the marketing arena.  And for Star Wars Weekends, it proves to be a Jedi Master.

Get it?  Yeah, I know... that was lame.  But the ad campaign makes up for it!


Advertisers Don't Want You to Forget Mom on Mother's Day!

Is it any surprise that marketing firms generate unique ad campaigns for Mother's Day?  Nope.  But you have to praise the creativity.

These Coffee Ads are Sure to Wake You Up!

Need a cup of magical caffiene to get you going in the morning?  The marketing guys know you do.  And they're out to earn your dollar by promoting coffee with some pretty creative ad campaigns.

Bangalore Safe Driving Campaign May Get Your Clothes Bloody

An ad agency in India wants to make damned sure that people don't talk on their cell phones while driving...  Strap in.  It's a bit messy.

A New Packaging Idea for Sneakers

Will shoe boxes soon be a thing of the past?  If so, where will I keep my action figures???

What's This I Hear About a Third Tron Film?

Is Disney so secure in the success of Tron: Legacy that they are moving forward with a sequel almost a year before the film's release?  Or is this another step in their brilliant viral marketing campaign?

As Seen On TV: The Belly Burner. Same Ad, Different Consumer.

How many times in my life will this thing show up on my TV screen?  It's like the whole Matrix Revolutions thing.  It's happened before and it'll happen again... Over and over and over...  Yet the product remains the same.  But today's consumers are more savvy.  Right?

Tron Legacy Marketing: Disney Changes Monorails Into Lightcycles.

The viral marketing of Tron: Legacy continues - this time on the sides of Disney's very own monorails.

The Business Card Revolution Continues - 10 Totally Unique Business Cards

Business cards just aren't static little rectangles anymore.  Some now hold data.  Some you have to light on fire just to get the business's contact info.  Others are just... strange.  One thing is for sure: the business card is changing with the times.

Tron Legacy Uses Viral Marketing to Build Fan Awareness

Marketing a sequel to a cult classic can be quite a challenge.  How do you take a 28-year-old movie loved by geeks and attempt to plant it's sequel into global consciousness?  You go viral.

All-Time Absolutely Cutest Ad Ever?

Babies are cute, right?  So if you took a group of babies and put them on roller-blades, that would make for some cute advertising... right?

Advertisers Want You Love Them Long Time: 10 Best Valentines Ads

Valentine's Day allows advertising firms to tug at the heart strings of the consumer.  Is this blatant manipulation?  Of course it is!  But does it make for some great ads?  Decide for yourself...

The Fall (and Rise) of Clowns in Advertising: Part 2

How does the concept of the clown fit into modern advertising schemes?  While I'm not sure I have the answer, I do have several examples of how the idea of the clown has shifted over the decades... and where this image may be heading in the advertising realm... and beyond.  But they're still scary to me.

The Fall (and Rise) of Clowns in Advertising: Part 1

Just say the word "clown" to me and I shudder.  So why, dear readers, would I write a two-part article about them?  Because I think they've gotten a bad rap in advertising campaigns, that's why.  But they're still scary....