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The Worst Instances Of Self-Promotion Ever (PHOTOS)

First Posted: 10/06/10 08:58 AM ET   Updated: 05/25/11 06:55 PM ET

Although private contractors or practices receive most of their business through word-of-mouth and personal references, it's often necessary to solicit business by advertising to the masses. Unfortunately, a knack for a particular trade does not always translate to solid promotional instincts. Most ads promoting a realtor, lawyer or private contractor are exceedingly bland, but sometimes they really succeed at grabbing attention -- even if it's for unintended reasons. Here are some of the most bizarre, misguided or clumsy attempts at self-promotion. Vote for the worst one!

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Rich Will Wanket: Not only a fine realtor, but a (disgusting) complete sentence of a name!

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This Self-Promotional Ad
I've seen worse.
The very definition of "terrible"

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