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Timing your advertising

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False Advertising

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When to change your company name

Might be time for a rebrand

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Spirit Airlines decides oral sex will woo travelers

Spirit Airlines urges travelers to “go down on us” to the Caribbean. If their skills in this area are anything like how they run an airline, this would be the worst sexual experience ever.

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Business 101: Know your customer base

Where to sell mad Girl Scout Cookies.

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WestJet pretty much does the coolest thing ever

WestJet buys everyone on a plane everything they asked Santa for and guarantees customers for life. Nice work Westjet. 

Russian Tampon Commercial

Russian Tampon Commercial

The Russians don’t need images of women playing tennis, wearing white pants and riding around on horses all day to sell tampons – they get straight to the point. via

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TIL: The origin of “when it rains it pours”

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Today I learned where this phrase comes from. The Morton company’s logo (from 1914) and its motto, “When it rains it pours” (from 1911), were developed to illustrate the point that Morton Salt was free flowing and didn’t clump even in humid rainy weather. (via)

Kmart’s ‘Ship my pants’ commercial

The retailer goes for some good old bathroom humor in their recent advertising. Kmart is promoting a service that provides shoppers with free shipping for products on Kmart.com in the event that the product is not available in stores.