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Attention Whore [offline extremes]

Discussion in 'Offline Marketing' started by imperial109, Nov 3, 2010.

  1. imperial109

    imperial109 Regular Member

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    Offline marketing is great, but why not have some fun with it. Here are some crazy ideas to promote your website. Note: legality and ethics are ignored here, and so is the sanity part of it as well. - great brainstorming though*

    1. Stand on top of a building like you're about to jump with your website around your neck. (demand Kanye)
    2. Go to a televised college football game, get a flag with your site on it, and run through the field.
    3. Go to a big concert and stand in your underwear at the entrance with a sign around your neck advertising your site.
    4. Follow your local news van around town until they stop to film something for live TV.
    5. Throw a shoe at your local politician and scream the URL to your site. (Make sure it's televised first)
    6. Run for mayor of your town.
    7. Pretend to be an employee at BestBuy and tell customers who ask for a computer to go to your site because there's a big discount there.
    8. Get a hot air balloon and float in the middle of the busiest intersection with a banner of your site hanging down.
    9. Spraypaint your URL on the street.
    10. Put up a roadsign with your URL.
    11. Go to a large event where someone is speaking on stage, casually walk up to the microphone, and promote your site in 5 seconds, then just walk off.
    12. Replace the local newspaper at gas stations with your fliers that look like newspapers. (the one that you pay 25c to open the box)
    13. Go to movie openings and tell everyone that they can watch free movies on your site. (Do this after the movie because you've already paid for it)
    14. Get an ink stamper and go to any populated place and just start stamping people.
    15. Throw a fake baby with your URL out the window of a 5 story building in a populated area.
    16. Hire someone to write your URL in the sky
    17. Throw bricks through people's windows with your URL on it. (probably best with security CPA offers)
    18. Like the BestBuy one, pretend to be an employee in a well populated store and tell people to go to your site.
    19. Hire Mexicans and little kids who mow lawns to write your URL in people's lawns.
    20. Steal a car and put your security CPA flier on their window a block down the street. (teens and old cars...just saying)
    21. Get a tube and some blowdarts and attach a little paper to it with your URL. Stand in the bushes of a populated place.
    22. Get a harpoon and stand at an intersection in the bushes, same as 21.

    Add to the list+
     
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  2. m0nster

    m0nster Senior Member

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    some of these are just stupid lol but i appreciate your creativity......2: you WILL get caught. not worth it. 14: prepare to get punched 15: just a bad idea.
    my favs: 9, 10, 11
     
  3. RingRingMeow

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    Which one of those points will not get me arrested? ;)
     
  4. imperial109

    imperial109 Regular Member

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    1, 4, 6, 8(if you play it right), 11(watch for security), 13, 14, 15, 16, 19.

    Maybe the ones where you deface public property if you get privacy for your domain, but no guarantees.
     
  5. oinky222

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    lol those three were hilarious
     
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    Viltedali Regular Member

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    A harpoon?

    The ol' tattoo your forehead thing.
     
  7. Remington

    Remington Regular Member

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    I love this one. The outrage-mongers would ensure that you got national (and maybe international) coverage if you played it right!
     
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    Create a giant sized banner probably 10'x10' and sneakup on the roof of a large downtown hotel. Hang it over the side and sit in front of the door. Trespassing and a few other charges but man you talk about publicity that'd make the news!
     
  9. Bryan

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    rofl those are good idea make sure someone gets it on the video because it'll definitely go viral
     
  10. paincake

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    23. Spraypaint your site's URL on billboards (on top of other ads)
     
  11. lewi

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    The spray paint one is good but instead of using spray paint just clean something dirty with a stencil of your url!

    Is a load of youtube videos about artists who do this but it is completely legal as all you are doing is cleaning :D

    Lewi
     
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    ToMatriX Newbie

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    Great and very creative idea...
    I'll pay someone to do "most" of your idea. lol
     
  13. gonigkum

    gonigkum Registered Member

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    Ok, here is one more of this stupid kind of advertisement:

    Get some girl in a place with a lot of traffic, start f***ing her and put some banner or paint your website url on your ass/back or hers. This is great to promote a porn website!!! hahaa
     
  14. imperial109

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    Great ideas guys n gals. Keep em' coming.

    Here's another:

    24. Start your own college and name it your URL.
     
  15. gonigkum

    gonigkum Registered Member

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    hahahahahha something like: Brazzers.com university - an equal opportunity for everyone! :D
     
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  16. ycfme

    ycfme Power Member

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    First, I gotta say to the OP this shit is funny as hell.:p
    But actually a great way to brainstorm & exercise some good off the wall advertising...

    Ok here's a sure 'winner' for ya! With this master plan, yur' either
    1) going to prison VERY soon.
    2) gonna be on the run for a long time
    3) gonna get rich from the sale of your domain (sell overseas convert from Euro later)

    Ok here we go...Make some homemade bumperstickers & billboards in (3) sizes , all bearing your URL.

    The 1st, will literally be the size of a rear car bumper. Hire some bums to paste them on random cars. *Note should be done in the wee hours...

    The 2nd , should be the size of a grocery cart handle (and yes have some bums paste them on random grocery carts)

    3rd, make a big ass billboard sized one with plain black letters on white paper have someone post them on buses when driver goes for a piss or lunch break.

    ***BONUS and speaking of Billboards, since yur' definitely on yur' way to jail anyway:D , you may as well make it worth it, right?

    That's right, you guessed it... hire some crazy ass dudes to climb up upon super high-ass , super visible billboards and post up yur' personal 'billboard' bearing yur' URL...something like 'www.retarded-ass-****.com' (i want my royalties guys ...:cool:)

    Although these will be sure to be taken down within the hour, what you could do is contact all of the tv news stations in advance, so when the cops come you'll have mega coverage. Also, ping every socialbookmarking site, every socialmedia site, every PR site, and do a live webcast/stream covering it like on Justin.tv or something.

    Be sure to be across the street though, filming all the while of course (in the bushes ) before and after the cops come. You'll use that video content as part 2 of the campaign and upload it to all of the tube sites immediately. Oh yeah, be sure to translate this in multiple languages when using keywords and titles so you can gain greater international success.(use proxies for more channels and accounts)




    ***VERY VERY IMPORTANT :


    1) Be sure to have on a George Bush mask when you hire the bums and give them materials.Maybe even talk funny.:p

    2) Use offshore hosting for your site!!!
     
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  17. qxxxp

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    haha,

    you can advertise a local repair glas/window company... "broken windows? call now!.. 0123456...".

    here is something else: find a bear, put your url on it and let it free in some public area...
     
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  18. ycfme

    ycfme Power Member

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    Ok, so i'm out taking my daily exercise around a lake (in the inner city in the SF/Bay Area) and what do I see in the park facing the busy street? YUP! A big-ass sheet with
    HTML:
    http://freethehikers.org
    painted on it! LOL!

    Imperial109 I don't know where your from, but this is some REAL Bay Area shit for sure.


    Back in the day, I remember seeing shit like this in Berkeley ALL the time.


    It's official again, I WILL be launching some off the wall stunts for sure. This just reminded me of some shit I had planned awhile back. When I do it I'll let you guys know.;)

    Again many thanks for the inspiration:china:

    And thanks given
     
  19. Tamra

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    LOL!
    This thread is a scream! Sometimes it takes outrageous thinking/brainstorming to get the creative juices flowing. Although, I prefer something that won't land me in jail.

    @ycfme: Lake Merritt? Lake Merced? Ah....I really miss the SF Bay Area.

    T
     
  20. DigitalGangster

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    I am actually going to try this one out next time i get paid.

    Once i get my paycheck am gonna ask the cashier to give me 1000 bucks in 1 dollar bill, then i ll get a sharpie or some kind of stamp and just stamp all of them with my url and something like this:

    "Enter the Serial Number of this bill to claim your free ipad" then just take them to a free ipad offer. I mean think about it am gonna spend that cash so i might as well stamp that bill with my own cpa offer.
     
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