Archive for the 'Good Ideas' Category

The Ugly

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

Here are two contests I’ve come across lately that highlight (and reward) the ugly.
The first is for a designer cabinet shop…

And the second is for In Focus projectors…

Both have built in humor and nail the product benefits (beautiful kitchens, beautiful presentations) without hitting you over the head with a cheesy sales pitch.  And the first [...]

Handful for a Dollar

Friday, April 15th, 2011

Small Towns

Thursday, April 14th, 2011

I stopped at a big diner in a tiny town and found this little gem:

A coffee cup with ads for all the local businesses. It would be better if they also had ones with the names or pictures of locals but, in a small town where you probably know all the owners of those businesses, [...]

Licorice Lover’s Club

Wednesday, April 13th, 2011

“The only requirement is your photo”
Found at the ice cream shop in Parkdale, Oregon.  Which one? Um, the only one. They have a licorice flavor that turns your tongue black.

Right place, right time

Tuesday, January 11th, 2011

In line at airport, free samples by Hefty: