Monday, February 25, 2008

Stop The Ad-ness

Those who advertise, but shouldn't:

Dairy Organizations

The "Got Milk?" campaign has been going strong since 1993, one of the most recognizable advertising slogans in the country. As a direct result, thousands of Americans stopped dunking chocolate chip cookies into soy milk, and hundreds more ceased pouring water over corn flakes.

Coca-Cola

If people use your product's brand name as the default for all similar products, you're in good shape. (See also: Kleenex brand facial tissue.) The animated polar bear commercials aren't winning the cola war -- you've already won.

The United States Postal Service

I already know you are an option. The mailbox in front of every house in America kind of gave it away.

1 comment:

Jenny said...

Ray and I have had this same discussion SO MANY TIMES! I'm glad we're not the only crazies who think about this shit.