When Good Marketing Goes Bad

I’m constantly amazed just how wrong some marketing efforts can go. Even the big guys manage to mess it up.

Stock Photography - Canadian CoinsLast week we received an offer by mail from a large retailer. This retailer (who shall remain nameless) was rolling out a new shop-online/pickup-in-store service for groceries. To entice us to try it they were offering a respectable credit: $10.

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I am not weird.

Here’s another highlight from Craigslist…

free decorated paper bags for yard sales (tulsa )

Date: 2009-08-31, 12:49PM CDT

took reasoner’s grocery store bags ( around 50) and decorated them with various themes. I kept them pg. Than i filled them with some small things: jewelry, toys, books, notebooks, and a few other things. What I am envisioning is they will be used at a yard sale sort of as a little bribe. Say, if you buy so much I will throw in the bag. I want the bags and contents to stay together as I put them together for that theme. Example I have an add about handlebars and hotrods for a charity so i filled the bag with some toy hotrod cars and motorcyles. I am not very talented but I had fun doing these bags and hope some charity could use them at their yardsale. No weird people need to reply because I just won’t answer you. I am not weird

  • Location: tulsa
  • it’s NOT ok to contact this poster with services or other commercial interests

PostingID: 1351644834

Consider it your civic duty to vote this one for Best of Craigslist! Here’s a link….