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StartALawnCareBusiness 07-02-2008 07:17 AM

Mosquitoes for sale, cheap!
 
This guy is selling mosquitoes online as a promotion for his jewelry business.
Other than research scientists, who would actually buy mosquito bodies?

What if a LCO did a promotion: "NOXIOUS WEEDS FOR SALE!!!"
You can explain how you are selling all the invasive weeds that you have removed from your customer's yards giving them beautiful, green, lush lawns.

I am sure you would not sell many weeds but it would make a great promotion for a lawn care business and would probably generate a decent amount of press.

He claims he received 10,000 orders in 2 days.
http://www.ananova.com/news/story/sm_2912890.html

Keith

Steve 07-02-2008 07:58 AM

WOW! :eek:

I don't know what to say but that is the most bizarre form of marketing I have seen yet!

I can't even imagine how it got so much attention? Maybe because it was so weird?

Your idea probably would get attention as well LOL

Is anyone up to putting together a press release and a website to try it HAHHAHA?


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