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06/07/2012 11:42 am ET Updated Aug 07, 2012

The 5 Worst Marketing Ideas Ever

Marketing isn't complicated: Use a lot of bright colors, commission a catchy jingle, slap some breasts up there right next to the blandly inoffensive product name and then collect your paycheck and go home to cry in the dark about the ultimate meaninglessness of your career and life in general. It's not rocket science. In fact, as long as your product doesn't share a name with a horrible disease and you don't hand over complete creative control to people who actively hate your company, you should be all set. Unfortunately, sometimes the marketing people just show up to work drunk and do exactly that.

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