Archive for January, 2008


Bad Advertising – Ziba, What Were You Thinking? Part IV

Every day your mind is cluttered with thousands of marketing messages. Unfortunately, most of these messages are garbled, confusing, and downright annoying. And some of this advertising is SO bad that it becomes instructive to share with you… as an example of what NOT to do. A few weeks ago I was at my local [...]

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Bad Advertising – Ziba, What Were You Thinking? Part III

Have you ever been walking around, seen an advertisement or marketing piece, and thought, "Wow, what the heck were they thinking?" Unfortunately this kind of thing happens to me all the time. And sometimes, the advertising is SO bad that it becomes instructive to share the experience with you — as a model of how [...]

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Bad Advertising – Ziba What Were You Thinking? Part II

Bad advertising is everywhere. And offline advertising is just as bad, if not worse, than online advertising. Luckily, both can be learned from. And some advertising that I see is so bafflingly bad that it actually becomes instructive to show it to you —  as an example of what NOT to do. This is the [...]

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