Obama Ad Campaigns – “No You Can’t!”
While older and recent hot marketing techniques may be dying out, new tricks and methods are being discovered daily. Most recently there has been a massive increase in marketing with President Obama. While there are many ways to market products or services using Obama’s picture or status, government grants have seem to be most successful and noticeable. Though that may soon come to an end…
As reported by Bloomberg News, the White House is trying to limit the commercial use of the President. The article states:
â€œOur lawyers are working on developing a policy that will protect the presidential image while being careful not to squelch the overwhelming enthusiasm that the public has for the president,â€ White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki said.
Obamaâ€™s calls for change and his â€œYes We Canâ€ campaign mantra are being evoked to sell assembly-required furniture in Ikeaâ€™s â€œEmbrace Changeâ€ marketing campaign, bargain airfares during Southwest Airlines Inc.â€™s â€œYes You Canâ€ sale and â€œYes Pecanâ€ ice cream at Ben & Jerryâ€™s Homemade Inc. shops. (continue)
How long before we start to see legal effort put into place and people get made examples of? We already know the BBB and FTC are starting to crack down on the fake testimonial weight loss blogs… but with the White House getting involved on the President’s image, things may heat up even faster with Obama’s fake in the flog blog mix.
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