Sometimes Marketing Madness Gets Papered Over By Social Distancing

They could have made a sign big enough to cover up the elevator ad in this hotel promoting their meeting spaces.

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But, ahh, it’s a Global Pandemic! Just don’t kill each other okay?? We can meet in a conference room later.

And if you read the signs carefully through elevator banks 1, 2 and 3 you can see that they are talking about “Meeting in style in the heart of the Main Line.” Oh yeah that…

Look At My Face On The Side Of A Building With Rectanguler Holes In My Head!!

Got this mailer for one of those financial advisors offering a webinar to help with retirement. I ask you: Why would I give my money to a guy who has gaping rectangular holes in his head!? WHY!?!?

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Yes, yes we know it’s supposed to be the Nasdaq building in Times Square.

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But it is also your face on a building with GAPING RECTANGULAR HOLES IN YOUR HEAD!!

 

 

We Promise We Will Land At An Airport

From the Museum of Marketing Madness Archives, I know they merged back in 2012 with United. But even before the merger, and things were sloppy, this is just sad.

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Our commitment remains the same: When you fly in our planes, you will land. You might land in the wrong airport. You might crash.

But you will land.

 

 

Just Repeat, Repeat

From the Copywriting School of Repetition, another example of ridiculous repetition for the sake of repetition, repetition.

We see this so often, it seems normal. It’s not normal.

It’s not even normal, normal.

Do We Really Need A Logo Here?

Think of the poor designer who was saddled with this assignment.  And copywriter.

It’s a soap dispenser.  Yeah, it’s foamy.  Maybe, by virtue of the foamy it is light.  But does it need to be called Light and Foamy?

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And, let’s not forget, the attorney who filed the register Lite’n Foamy

 

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