If you’re in the marketing biz, you’ve probably heard the idea that an ad has to be either really good or really bad to get noticed. Well, at Maris, West & Baker, we try really hard to come up with ad campaigns that people like. Not ones that make people want to throw a brick at the TV.
There were, however, some agencies last year that were not so successful at winning the hearts and minds of the American consumer with their TV commercials. Consumerist.com tallied more than 100,000 votes for the Worst Ad In America For 2010. Check it out and see if your most-hated ads are on the list. Me, personally, I can’t stand that McDonald’s coffee guy with the bad attitude. Sheesh… some people!