October 2013

Monthly Archives

  • 10 Business Lamely Utilizing Internet Memes

    Meme-vertising — yes, that’s really a thing – is becoming an increasingly popular way for companies to reach young audiences. They take popular Internet memes and spin them in a way that’s useful for their brand. Well, sort of. Some do it brilliantly and some, quite frankly, should be a little ashamed of themselves. Here […]

  • 10 Failed Ad Campaigns That Actually Drove Away Customers

    Advertising is key; each year, brands spend incredible amounts of money on research and development to find out what makes their target audience tick and then trying to capitalize on that in fresh, unique and edgy ways. But attempts to appear cutting edge often cross the line, leaving unhappy customers walking away from a brand […]

  • 10 Unintentionally Hilarious Business Signs

    An endless amount of businesses worldwide means an endless amount of signs — and endless possibilities for mistakes, typos, and inadvertently perverted slogans. Here are ten types of unintentionally hilarious business signs that will have any business owner checking and double checking all their advertisements.

  • 10 of the Most Pretentious Restaurants on Earth

    Ever want to go out for a nice dinner, but instead find yourself choking down bite-sized portions of strangely shaped concoctions delivered by your gourmet chef? Ever simply want a burger and end up in what looks like a high chair, eating raw meat slivers from some unknown country? Stiff dress codes and valet parking […]

  • 10 Of the Most Innovative Superbowl Ads

    It’s been said many a time that people watch the Superbowl more for the commercials than for the game, and it’s probably true. Die hard fans enjoy the sporting event, but the commercials are exciting for the rest of the population because they’re the best opportunity of the year for companies to roll out their […]

  • 10 Businesses Capitalizing on Memes – And Making a Killing

    Memes are the lifeblood of internet humor; defined as “an idea, behavior or style that spreads from person to person within a culture,” memes are typically internet inside jokes which take the web by storm and are the subject for hundreds of photoshopped images captioned with themed jokes and humorous phrases. But memes are more […]

  • 10 Businesses Caught Lying

    Everyone knows that marketing is a deceitful business, but most would be surprised to find out just how manipulative companies can be about their products. Whether it’s cigarettes, food, or even government employed background checks, no one can be trusted entirely; regulations and industry standards are in place for a reason, and a company’s ethics […]

  • 10 Terrible Brand Logo Tattoos People Were Paid to Get

    Tattoos have become such a craze that it seems almost all who have them have at least one or more that they regret. Terrible tattoos are everywhere — from an ex-girlfriend’s name to a portrait of the characters on Twilight, there is no shortage of awful ink to make you feel just a little bit […]